12 Places to Get Your Wine Fix in Corpus Christi
Happy National Drink Wine Day! We all know that the ONLY way to celebrate this glorious day in Corpus Christi is to try all the wines, everywhere possible. That's why this little list exists to kick off your wine binge. So drink on, and make a toast to the greatest day in life!
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Black Sheep Bistro strives to be like no one else. The restaurant was given a unique name for a reason — it’s dedicated to the ‘black sheep’ who have cut their own paths in life and chosen the road less traveled. Black Sheep Bistro is for the risk takers, the adventurers. This means a menu offering a variety of wines from Napa and Alexander Valleys, Texas, Italy, Chile, Argentina and more. The bistro offers light, medium and full bodied wines guaranteed to please many different palates and different budgets. The food, wine, and ambiance makes the little Bistro by the Bay a great place for dinner with friends, a date night, or even a family meal out. 15201 S. Padre Island Dr., Suite 120
Just next door to Black Sheep Bistro is The Barrel Wine & Tapas Bar, a fantastic wine bar on Padre Island serving tapas, cheese plates, fresh bread, sushi, and desserts! Great for walk-ins, groups, and catering. 15201 S. Padre Island Dr.
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The renowned Republic of Texas Bar & Grill is one of Corpus Christi’s top dining destinations. Located on the 20th floor, this multi-level steakhouse offers diners beautiful panoramic views of the Corpus Christi Bay. The restaurant has all the ingredients for the perfect celebration or evening out: an award-winning wine list, a tempting menu featuring prime beef, wild game and seafood, and captivating views. Reservations are recommended! 900 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Niko's Steakhouse is an elegant Southside restaurant and bar to relax and sip on decadent wine. Niko's Steakhouse offers great service, a family-friendly environment and full bar to hang out with new and old friends. Join them for pairing a steak with a merlot or two. 2115 Ayers
Tannins Wine Bar & Tapas is the newest kid on the block with a fine wine selection! Enjoy their decadent menu of delicious appetizers to compliment your palate while you wine. Try one of their signature pannini's during lunch time! 3855 S. Alameda Dr.
One of Corpus Christi’s coolest social club and wine bar is Vino Mio Social Club! Featuring a wide variety of wines made in-house along with a nice selection of non-house wines. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting and the perfect spot to listen to great live music and enjoy a glass (or five) of wine. 4102 S. Staples St.
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Bleu Bistro’s rich and varied menu encourages sampling and sharing (but its okay if you want all the wine to yourself.), with an assortment of small plates, with the freshest oysters, shrimp and ultra grade ahi-tuna. With over 50 different wines available you will find a superb choice that ensures you will find the most perfect wine to pair the delicious flavors created in the kitchen. 500 N. Water St.
Katz 21 Steak & Spirits, the city’s only Prime Steakhouse, is newly relocated on the Southside and setting the standard for the premier fine dining experience in Corpus Christi.
Specializing in dry-aged prime beef and fresh Gulf Coast Seafood, Katz 21 also offers an award-winning wine list that is sure to please every palate with three elegant private dining rooms, perfect for all occasions for up to 150 guests. Start the evening off with a glass of wine or signature cocktail in our CLUB 21 or sit at our spacious outdoor patio bar to enjoy one of our many imported beers and some live music. 5702 Spohn Dr.
Club 21 is an adjoining large lounge and cigar bar offering the widest selection of fine spirits in Corpus Christi. Club 21 hosts the best adult live music Thursdays through Saturdays. They specialize in the classic and modern art of “cocktailing”. The selection of vodkas, gins, tequila and liqueurs is impressive and up to date. The club also carries an extensive variety of single malt and blended scotches, whiskeys and cognacs for tasting. The live music at Club 21 has been voted the best of the area and features selected local adult-oriented musical collaborations such as jazz, classic rock and adult contemporary mixed with today’s new sounds of alternative music. Club 21 is open Monday through Saturday. 5702 Spohn Dr.
Chef Tony Lam’s selective use of spices reaches fine taste and next level culinary understanding. Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in the world and we insist on preparing our dishes from scratch. The bar at Vietnam is also an exciting place to visit. Please take a moment to view the selective red wine list and white wine list, sake, beer, and specialty drinks. The delicious menu of contemporary Vietnamese fusion coupled with an outstanding selection of fine wines and specialty drinks creates one of the best dining experiences Corpus Christi has to offer. 701 N. Water St.
Shell’s restaurant, located “On The Way To The Beach” in Port Aransas, Texas, can be described as a Mecca for both local foodies and tourists seeking seriously good food. Established by Heber Stone (along with his wife Karen and son Heber Stone, Jr.), Shell’s definitely shakes off the “old and tired” and gets down to “real food”. The wine menu is deceptively diverse, with import red and whites from Italy, France, and Argentina. 522 Avenue G, Port Aransas
The Venetian Hot Plate offers quality cuisine and a quaint, yet energetic atmosphere, bringing a touch of Italy to the casual island in South Texas — Port Aransas. 232 Beach Ave., Port Aransas
Divine import wine and port selection, delectable dinner menu.