Econo Lodge & Suites
722 N. Port Avenue
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Phone: (361) 883-7400
Fax: (361) 883-0333
Once the little ones are in bed, call the babysitter and head down to Katz 21. This swanky restaurant's decor evokes the swing era while being intimate and sexy. Specializing in steaks and other international dishes, including seafood and pastas. Perfect for a romantic night out or for a birthday outing. The restaurant also has live music, typically jazz and also has a bar, Spirits 21.
One of the best places in town to see a live show, the House of Rock caters to, you guessed it, fans of rock music. With a full bar and faithful regulars, the House of Rock is the perfect place to feel like a local. Live acts perform here almost every day so be sure to check out their online even schedule for you favorite local musician. Located downtown within walking distance of many more bars and restaurants.
A little bit pricier than the average Corpus Christi restaurants, Mamma Mia's serves rich and full plates of Italian classics. Whether you're a returning customer or newcomer, the pipe-smoking owner will welcome you himself. Decent house wines and appetizing desserts complete the Italian dining experience. Although the place has an upscale appearance it doensn't feel stuffy.
This is a downtown favorite for locals and visitors to Corpus Christi. Brewster's serves big burgers, sandwiches chicken wings and other classic American dishes. The establishment is very family oriented, with a playground in the back for the little ones and a kid-friendly menu. Located just across the street from Whataburger stadium, this place gets busy before and after games. Be sure to check out their online event schedule for upcoming events.
Corpus Christi's home for the blues, Dr Rockits is a fun casual bar that is a favorite among locals. Conveniently located downtown, within walking distance from plenty of other bars and restaurants, Dr Rockits is a great place to hit just as you are starting off your evening or about to turn in. Live local musicians often perform here, be sure to look at their online event schedule for upcoming concerts.
Located in dynamic Water Street Market. This restaurant and the accompanying Water Street Oyster Bar offer residents and visitors the freshest seafood in town. Most fish is locally bought the same day that it is served either from Corpus Christi marina or from near by Port Aransas and Fulton-Rockport. The bacon wrapped stuffed shrimp and mesquite-grilled wasabi tuna are highly recommended, daily specials are usually a good bet too. For land lovers, they also offer a fine selection of steak and poultry dishes. For the adventurous, there is and exciting sushi menu with a touch of local color.
This extension of the Water Street Seafood Company is usually packed during lunch with the downtown business crowd. For good reasons too, the extensive menu offers everything from a light sushi roll to a huge grilled catfish with all the trimmings. Particularly recommended are the pecan-crusted deep fried oysters as an appetizer. Of course, raw oysters are Atmosphere is casual, yet refined and is ideal for business lunches and groups. The wine list is eclectic and sure to please.
One of the cool, hip restaurants downtown, Executive Surf Club is just a few blocks from the ocean and is known for fresh seafood dishes. The full bar boasts 30 different drafts, enough to keep you busy all night. This versatile, casual restaurant appropriate for the entire family and also for a big night out with friends.
If you are living in Corpus Christi and you're a vegan, vegetarian, or Californian, then this is the place for you. Tucked away behind hippy store Yin Yang Fandango, The Tango Tea Room definitely has a hippyish flair to it. With a wide variety of teas and juices, and a fine sandwich and sides menu, the place is bound to please multiple senses. The service in the restaurant is notoriously friendly. Every Wednesday a farmers market takes place on the outside courtyard.
A Corpus Christi original, the massive fast-food chain has expanded all across the southern states--just look for the distinctive white and orange rooftops. Whataburger originated right here in Corpus Christi in 1950 and is still a favorite for a big juicy burger. The restaurant offer a variety of burger toppings for every pallet--jalepenos and avocado on your burger? No problem. Open 24 hours a day, its perfect for a late night snack or for lunch with the kids. Various locations throughout the city, we like the one on North Shoreline Boulevard, just steps from the ocean.
Quite possibly the finest restaurant in the finest hotel in the city. Located on the top floor of the Omni Bayfront Hotel, this fine dining establishment offers stunning views of the bay and an exquisite menu. Their wine list goes on for pages and includes Californian, Italian, French, Australian and Argentine wines. The food is elegant, fresh and well presented in a intimate yet classy setting.
Located in the Omni Bayfront Hotel the Glass Pavilion Restaurant offers casual dining for those rushing between meetings in the Omni's many conference rooms. Serving mainly seafood, steaks, sandwiches and pasta dishes, the restaurant is open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also features a trendy bar for a quick drink.