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Where to Find Sandwiches on the Island

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

While you’re enjoying the beaches of Padre Island, you’ll have to take a break for food at some point. If sandwiches are your usual food of choice after a day in the sun, then you’ve come to the right place. These restaurants have some of the most awesome sandwiches in town!

Surfside Sandwich Shoppe

surfside sandwhich shop

Surfside Sandwich Shoppe is the perfect option for those spending their vacation days on the beach. Some of this beachside restaurant's most popular options include a delicious three-cheese grilled cheese, an authentic Cuban press, tangy teriyaki chicken and a homemade meatball grinder.

Not in the mood for a hot sandwich? That’s OK! Surfside offers an extensive cold sandwich list highlighted by fresh-caught Coastal Bend seafood creations.

Recommendations from the menu:

  1. Grilled Yellow-fin Tuna Salad Sandwich
  2. Shrimp Salad Sandwich
  3. Roast Beef Club
  4. Turkey Club
  5. Dad’s Ham Salad
  6. Pimento Cheese & Spanish Olives

Location: 15113 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi TX

JB’s German Bakery & Cafe

JBs german bakery counter

You can find a taste of Germany even in Corpus Christi at JB’s Bakery & Cafe. Here, owners Juergen and Brigitte Kazenmayer offer authentic sandwiches you won’t find anywhere else in the Coastal Bend.

Recommendations from the menu:

  1. Gourmet Grilled Cheese on German-style Brezel Rolls
  2. Schnitzel Sandwiches with swiss cheese on a Schnitzel Bun
  3. Cheeseburgers and Hotdogs on freshly baked German-style Brezel Rolls

Eat your sandwich with a side of sauerkraut or spaetzle to get the ultimate Deutschland experience!

Location: 15137 S. Padre Island Drive Corpus Christi TX

Padre Island Burger Company


Surprise surprise! Amazing burgers aren’t the only thing Padre Island Burger Company has to offer. From their menu, delicious sandwiches are also customer favorites.

Recommendations from the menu:

  1. Texas Cheesesteak with Shaved Ribeye
  2. BLTAG: A classic BLT with Avocado and Garlic Aioli on Texas Toast
  3. Egg Sandwich: Fried Egg, Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Garlic Aioli and American Cheese on Texas Toast

You might as well swap out Burger for Chicken while you’re at it—any cheeseburger on the menu can be transformed into a chicken sandwich!

Location: 11878 Hwy. 361 Corpus Christi TX 78418

Snoopy's Pier


At Snoopy’s, you’ll take in an outdoor dining experience right on the water of the Padre Island shoreline. After your sandwich, stop by Scoopy’s ice cream shop next door for some creamy desserts! For your convenience, Snoopy’s is open 7 days a week.

Recommendations from the menu:

  1. Fried Shrimp Sandwich
  2. Fried Fish Sandwich
  3. Fresh-caught Oyster Sandwich

Location: 13313 Corpus Christi TX 78418

These spots on Padre Island will surely satisfy your sandwich needs during your next stay in the Coastal Bend!

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