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#10928574 - 06/19/15 02:43 PM Eating in Rockport 2015
aggie92 Offline
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I saw an old post on Rockport but wanted to see what is good for the summer of 2015.
We have a trip planned in a few weeks but have not been to Rockport in a few years.
It will be me and my wife and 2 teenagers (15 and 16). Where should we eat?

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#10930587 - 06/20/15 07:48 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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Maybe post this in the open saltwater discussion section. Not many check this section.
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#10930839 - 06/20/15 10:56 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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We like the Boilin Pot
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#10933226 - 06/22/15 02:33 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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Charlotte Plumbers
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#10935435 - 06/23/15 01:50 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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Anywhere but charlotte plumbers.

JDs shut down. Shempys, moon dogs, panjos pizza, Los camles, poboy from albys, latitudes if you want fancy, boiling pot can get $$$ if you're not careful, taqueria vallarta next to tackle town for breakfast. Those are the usual stops.
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#10937315 - 06/24/15 11:18 AM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
aggie92 Offline
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Loc: San Antonio
Thanks for the info Cocodrie. I will have to hit some of those.

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#10938052 - 06/24/15 04:56 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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Definitely Shempy's - great seafood but it's a small place so if you go at peak times expect a crowd.

If you OD on seafood and need a break Hu Dat has some really good Asian food at very reasonable prices. Good service & super nice folks, as well. (Owned by ex Dallas Cowboy, Dat Nguyen)

Maybe I hit the Boiling Pot on an off night but it was terrible the night we ate there. The shrimp was rubbery, the blue crab was small and overcooked, and the sausage was rubberized to. I guess any restaurant can have a bad night but I won't be a hurry to try them again

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#10939557 - 06/25/15 11:11 AM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: Near Nuthin']
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Originally Posted By: Near Nuthin'


Maybe I hit the Boiling Pot on an off night but it was terrible the night we ate there. The shrimp was rubbery, the blue crab was small and overcooked, and the sausage was rubberized to. I guess any restaurant can have a bad night but I won't be a hurry to try them again


I don't think you hit them on a bad night. I have had the same experience a couple of times and have taken them off the list. I think they may be going the way of the Big Fisherman and living off their past reputation. Hope not, but I was very disappointed in them over the last couple of times I went.
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#10959363 - 07/06/15 11:00 AM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: HasBen]
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Originally Posted By: HasBen
Originally Posted By: Near Nuthin'


Maybe I hit the Boiling Pot on an off night but it was terrible the night we ate there. The shrimp was rubbery, the blue crab was small and overcooked, and the sausage was rubberized to. I guess any restaurant can have a bad night but I won't be a hurry to try them again


I don't think you hit them on a bad night. I have had the same experience a couple of times and have taken them off the list. I think they may be going the way of the Big Fisherman and living off their past reputation. Hope not, but I was very disappointed in them over the last couple of times I went.
I wouldn't go back to Plumbers and I used to like the Big Fisherman but I think they went out of business, probably because they quit selling cole slaw L.O.L.

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#10965931 - 07/09/15 11:32 AM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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moon dogs was disgusting and the service was terrible...maybe that's why we were pretty much the only ones there.
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#10988927 - 07/20/15 01:16 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
aggie92 Offline
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Loc: San Antonio
We ate at Shempys one night, small place but good food. we also at Mexican food at Loas Comales, it was very good. I would recommend both.

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#10989329 - 07/20/15 04:55 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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Loc: Collin County
I miss Corky's and Kline's Café.

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#10991201 - 07/21/15 12:09 PM Re: Eating in Rockport 2015 [Re: aggie92]
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AHHHHHHHH CORKY's AND Kliens, what a good time!!!!!!!

I like JD's now that they reopened near little bay and Paradise Key in Cove Harbor is good. Paradise has excellent food and atmosphere, service is not so good or fast, but food is fresh!

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