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MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen

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When you’re out enjoying a Port Aransas beach vacation, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble. Stop in at MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen at 118 Beach Street in Port Aransas for delicious BBQ, seafood, and more. Hours are Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Call 361-749-2271 or visit their website, macdaddysfamilykitchen.com for to-go orders.


Choose from peel & eat shrimp, BBQ nachos – house fried potato chips with queso and BBQ sauce and choice of brisket, pulled pork, loaded sweet potato fries, chopped iceberg salad, and more.

BBQ Plates

Take your pick! Sliced brisket, pork spare ribs, smoked char-grilled chicken, pulled pork, and much more are slathered with BBQ sauce and served with your choice of sides. If you can’t make up your mind, try a platter that puts all the favorites on one plate!

Crispy and Crunchy

If you’d rather have something from the fryer, choose the fried chicken plate, fried shrimp platter, or catch of the day caught right from the docks of the Gulf! If you can’t make up your mind, choose the fried fish and shrimp combo.

Angus Beef Burgers

There are three ¼ pound burgers to choose from, including the double meat cheeseburger, Macdaddy Burger – a bed of coleslaw, beef patty, pepperjack cheese, ¼ pound sliced brisket, fried onions and jalapenos, and spicy “OG” BBQ sauce, or the Barnyard Burger featuring smoked sausage and a fried egg.

Lunch Sandwiches

Available 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily, you can choose from sliced brisket, turkey, or sausage, or pulled pork, or the Dagwood that combines them and adds pepperjack cheese!


If you’re trying to stick to your diet, choose a seafood dish like lemon pepper, blackened, or Parmesan crusted style fish caught fresh from the Gulf!

Kids Menu

Guests with smaller bellies can enjoy grilled cheese, chicken strips, mac & cheese with pulled pork, ¼ pound cheeseburger, or fried fish or shrimp.


Finish off the meal with something sweet. Choose from flavor-of-the-day cobbler and soft-serve ice cream, pecan pie, or a Mexi-Cola float featuring Mexi-Cola or root beer and soft-serve ice cream.


Complete your meal with selections like mac & cheese, curly fries, corn break, mashed potatoes, and more!


Wash it all down with Coca-Cola products, tea, root beer, Jarritos Mexican Soda, and other delicious choices. Adult beverages include an array of beers on tap, fresh frozen drinks, and a full bar of other choices.

Delicious Bites at Macdaddy’s Family Kitchen in Port Aransas

When you stay in a vacation rental in Port Aransas provided by The Dunes, you’ll enjoy easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf as well as many area attractions, shopping, dining, and activities the area has to offer. We offer one-bedroom units all the way up to three bedrooms. Prepare a delicious home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space for a movie or to relax. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio or spend some time near the community pool. For a premium experience, choose a unit with bonuses like multiple flat screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, and more.

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