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Louie's Backyard: Bayside Dining, Sports Bar, and Live Music 

Head over to this island favorite for bayside dining, fresh local seafood and the best sunset with gulf views on South Padre Island. Featuring an All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet, Louie's will please your palate morning, noon, and night. After dinner, enjoy live music, dancing to the DJ, and refreshing cocktails. If you're looking for something lighter, the sports bar offers up tasty pub food, draft beer and cocktails, plus plenty of fun activities like pool, shuffleboard, karaoke, and dancing. When Spring Break heats up, Louie's Backyard offers fun events and parties all week long. Over summer, catch the Bay-side Fireworks displays happening every Thursday & Friday night on the Bay from your outdoor table.


Monday & Tuesday: 5 pm to 2 am, Wednesday to Sunday: 11:30 am to 2 am
Free admission


  • Lighted Boat Parade
  • All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet
  • Spring Break Events
  • Summer Fireworks
  • Spring Break Parties
  • DJ Performances


  • Oceanfront Dining
  • Live Music
  • Karaoke
  • Pool Tables
  • Darts & Shuffleboard
  • Sports Bar


  • What type of entertainment is at Louie's Backyard?

    Louie’s Backyard is one of South Padre Island’s hottest entertainment and dining destination, with live music and DJ set against the stunning backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico. This festive local hangout also offers shuffleboard, darts, pool, karaoke, special events, and sports broadcasts. In the summer, check out the amazing fireworks display every Thursday and Friday night. And if you're visiting during Spring Break, make sure to catch the fun performances and events happening daily.
  • What type of cuisine does Louie's Backyard serve?

    Louie’s Backyard serves fresh local seafood and fish, succulent hand-cut steaks and classic American, Mexican, and pub food favorites. Dig into the steamed crab, fall-off-the-bone ribs, fried or feel and eat shrimp, spicy wings, and fresh catch of the day as you relax with a beautiful sunset view on the Gulf front patio. For those looking to sample a bit of everything, try the All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet.

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