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Louie's Backyard Buffet is One of South Padre Island's Hidden Gems

Located right on the bay in South Padre Island, Texas, Louie's Backyard is a fine dining experience you won't forget. Whether your meeting up with friends for happy hour or you just want to kick back with some great food and a mojito in the dining room Louie's Backyard has got you covered. Also, if you're feeling up to it, karaoke is available every Friday and Saturday night as well as live music so you can cut the rug on the dance floor until the wee hours. And be sure to sneak in some pictures of the gorgeous sunset on the bay.

In addition to the regular menu listed with a variety of appetizers and entrées like baby back ribs, beef tenderloin, red snapper, or if you can't make your mind, surf n' turf, Louie's Backyard offers an epic buffet. Feeling hungry? Let's check out their famous buffet spread.

Fresh Salad Bar

Start off your meal at Louie's Backyard with a refreshing salad from the salad bar. Fill your plate with greens and all of the toppings your heart desires. Tomatoes, olives, croutons, carrots, you name it. Louie's Backyard has a bunch of healthy options.

Baked Potato Bar

Next, you'll move on to the baked potato bar. What could be better? Fill up your potato with as many fixings as you possibly can- shredded cheese, sour cream, bacon bits, etc.

The Main Course

We've made it to one of the most anticipated meals thanks to Louie's Backyard: the entrées. Get ready to fill up your plate!

Choose from options like snow crab legs, herb encrusted prime rib, sautéed shrimp scampi and baby back ribs. You'll also get to pick out the sides of your choice like rice pilaf, hush puppies and pasta salad.


Craving something sweet? Don't worry. Louie's Backyard has just what your sweet tooth needs to finish off an epic meal.

You'll have three options to choose from, however, picking just one might be difficult! If you're in the mood for something tangy and creamy, go for the key lime pie. If you feel like indulging, Louie's Backyard has a death by chocolate cake, which is made up if six rich and decadent layers. If you want to stick with a classic, their New York-style cheesecake is the way to go.

Louie's Backyard is open daily and the buffet begins at 5 P.M. each night and is market price, meaning the price of the buffet changes from month to month depending on the cost of ingredients.

Have you been to Louie's Backyard? If you love the relaxed atmosphere, beautiful sunset views, live music, and great food, make it to Louie's Backyard for a memorable fine dining experience.

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