Story by: Tyler Schultz Photo by: Rachel Benavides
Outside dining is a must as the beautiful weather gets cool(er). Luckily, Corpus Christi has a variety of outdoor dining options that are perfect to enjoy the beautiful coastal weather.
Black Sheep Bistro $$ – A unique, trendy atmosphere that transcends age and style with a menu full of foods rich, colorful, and full of flavor. With a quaint patio, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a quiet meal outside. 15201 S Padre Island Dr.
DOKYO DAUNTAUN $$ – One of the Coastal Bend’s highly regarded restaurants, Dokyo Dauntaun takes an innovative and artistic approach to fine dining. From mouthwatering dishes to creative cocktails, Dokyo never disappoints. Located in the heart of downtown, Dokyo Dauntaun offers a change of scenery from typical outdoor eating. 424 N. Chaparral St.
Hester’s Cafe $ – This legendary local cafe and coffee bar serves up inventive breakfast and lunch dishes with a focus on fresh, quality ingredients. Enjoy brunch outside, with plenty of seating and shade. 3812 S Alameda St.
Snoopy’s Pier $ – Outdoor dining experience and local harvested quality with an on-site fish house and shrimp breeding facility that enables the freshness. Located right on the water, this spot is a must at sunset. 13313 S Padre Island Dr.
Padre Island Burger Co $ – Burgers, burgers, and burgers! Build it yourself or choose from their handcrafted menu. With plenty of patio seating, this is the perfect family-friendly spot to enjoy the island breeze. 11878 TX-361
TANNINS Wine Bar & Tapas Restaurant $$ – Comfortable and welcoming with a delicious selection of wines and tapas, TANNINS has covered patio seating perfect for good weather days. This is an ideal spot for your next date night! 3855 S Alameda St.