5 Places for Late Night Eats
Where do you go in Corpus Christi to tame your late night appetite? There’s plenty of unique dining spots to satisfy your midnight cravings whether you’re in the mood for culinary subs, Mexican or Greek fare or something on the lighter side.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Monday - Saturday
Noon - 2 a.m. Sunday
Located downtown next to the colorful Loteria mural, the Grub Pub serves up a variety of American Greek flavorful favorites such as traditional lamb gyros wrapped in warm pita bread, souvlaki, steak fingers, Hawaiian, Greek and Mexican burgers, as well as an array of salads and sides. Try your entree with a helping of disco fries, drenched in brown gravy and Swiss cheese or fried pickles.
The Munchies Bus
7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays (Ritz Theatre parking lot, 715 N. Chaparral St.)
Got the munchies? This award-winning food truck offers menu items made with locally-grown produce. Enjoy a twist on street tacos and culinary subs like the Cubano kush, filled with roasted pork, black forest ham, Swiss cheese, dill pickles and a honey mustard sauce on a hoagie roll, or the OG Philly Mac, stuffed with thin sliced steak or chicken, peppers and onions, queso blanco and homemade mac and cheese. Food trucks: Have food, will travel. Call (361) 271-4420 to track it down.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Monday - Sunday (Kitchen open til midnight Sunday through Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday)
Home of the 34 oz. beer, 84 flat screen TVs and a game room, this is a prime spot for late night grub. Food selections include nachos topped with choice of meat and all the fixings, savory jumbo wings, bacon-wrapped shrimp, a variety of burgers, sampler platters, grilled/blackened chicken and ahi “touchdown” tuna with spicy mayo sauce. Dine indoors or on the patio.
6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Sunday
A local late night favorite since 1997, sample the prized patron plate (#14) of beef and chicken fajitas, grilled shrimp, bell pepper, onions and tomato on a sizzling skillet; and the plato Tejano (#11) of carne guisada, cheese enchiladas, rice, beans and guacamole. Not so hungry? Try the queso flameado consisting of chorizo and melted mozzarella cheese with homemade flour tortillas or the fresh fruit licuados, aka Mexican smoothies, in banana or strawberry.
4:00 p.m. - midnight Tuesday - Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday
7:00 p.m. - midnight Sunday
Have some wine, catch live music and dine on organic offerings (no fryers or microwaves) such as baked brie, truffle shuffle fries, Italian pastas, fresh baked breads and refreshing watermelon feta salad or blue cheese wedge salad topped with candied nuts, green apples and bacon. Satisfy your sweet tooth with pumpkin cake drizzled with a homemade caramel sauce and pecans.
Corpus Christi will keep you busy during the day so don’t fret if you forget to eat. These places will keep your tummy full when the sun goes down.