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Dining in Corpus Christi doesn't just mean tasty food; it also means great views. Sometimes inside and often times outside, there are plenty of places in Corpus Christi to enjoy the food and sights.

Hester's Cafe at the Art Museum

hesters at art museum

Photo via Hester's Cafe Instagram 

Located inside the Art Museum of South Texas, it's like a two for one experience! As soon as you walk through the glass door, the giant wall of windows provides the best view of the USS Lexington, Texas State Aquarium and the enormous cargo ships traveling through the ship channel to the Port of Corpus Christi. Breakfast is served all day....which makes the experience even better. Open 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., closed on Sunday and Monday.

1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Doc's Seafood and Steaks

Docs Seafood

Photo via Doc’s Seafood and Steaks Facebook

The sunset view at Doc's is just as good as the food! It's one of the only places in Corpus Christi that you can see an unobstructed view of the sunset over the water. Get to this coastal casual, open-air restaurant by car or boat to enjoy the delicious food and yummy drinks.

Under the JFK Causeway, 13309 S. Padre Island Dr.

Harrison's Landing

Harrison's Landing

Photo via Harrison’s Landing Facebook

Any time of year is perfect for this outdoor, floating restaurant. Surrounded by sailboats, you'll have the perfect view of downtown Corpus Christi while you grab a bite to eat in the heart of the Corpus Christi Marina. Great live, local music adds to this quaint outdoor experience.

108 Peoples St. T-Head

Fajitaville on the Beach


Photo via Fajitaville Facebook

Three floors, three restaurants and one extraordinary view! With this restaurant’s rollaway doors, you can walk right off North Beach and into Fajitaville. Take in the view of the Corpus Christi Bay while playing beach-side games or take a ride on the Fajitaville Ferris Wheel for a breathtaking water view.

221 S. Hotel Pl.

Snoopy's Pier


Sunsets at Snoopy's are some of the greatest. Enjoy the bay breeze and sounds of seagulls on the back deck while you eat local seafood at this long-time Corpus Christi favorite. You can spot the same amazing waterfront view at Scoopy's Ice Cream right next door.

Under the JFK Causeway, 13313 S. Padre Island Dr.

Mikel May's Beachside Bar & Grill

mikel mays drinks

Located on Bob Hall Pier, Mikel May's truly is beachside. It's a laid-back atmosphere with exceptional views of the beach and an even better view of the Gulf of Mexico! The live music and beach air make the views twice as enjoyable.

15820 Park Rd. 22

Republic of Texas Bar & Grill

Republic of Texas Bar & Grill

Photo via OmniHotels.com

This multi-level steakhouse offers beautiful panoramic views of the Corpus Christi Bay. Take in the great sights of the Harbor Bridge, USS Lexington and Corpus Christi Marina all in one sitting. The 5-star menu is an attraction by itself. Located on the 20th floor of the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, it is the prime location for fine dining and fine views of some of Corpus Christi’s greatest offerings!

900 N. Shoreline Blvd.

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