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Welcome to the Black Marlin, an American Seaside Grill and Port A’s best coastal dining. Come by and enjoy the fresh fish to thick steaks that Chef Gail and her talented team prepare to mouth-watering perfection.

Indoor Menu > 

Closed for renovations | Will re-open on 11/06

Family-Style Menu > 

Please place Family-Style order in advance | To-Go orders only

Phone: 361.749.4653 ext. 5

It’s island time, so no reservations needed.

“This place is making my island dreams come true, one crab cake at a time! The bartender was super attentive and very friendly. Thanks for the hospitality y’all!” JONATHAN DELGADO


REDS is Port A’s best kept secret. Enjoy refreshing ocean breezes, casual bites and a sophisticated island vibe at our upscale patio bar. It also makes a darn good “19th hole” following a round of golf!

Hours: Thurs 10am-6pm | Fri-Sat 8am-9pm | Sun 9am-6pm

Phone: 361.749.4653 ext. 5

It’s island time, so no reservations needed.

“Great place to have a drink before and after enjoying a delicious dinner at the Black Marlin. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Fire pit and football!” DIANA BRACKENRIDGE

Meet Chef Gail

Meet Chef Gail, our award-winning and TV celeb chef. Combining Le Cordon Bleu training with her southern roots, Chef Gail and her talented team create “coastal comfort food” and classics that are the best in Port A. Careful, you are likely to get a coveted Chef Gail (virtual) hug when she walks into the dining room.

Eat at the Beach

Love the beach? Stay all day and enjoy chef-prepared meals delivered right to your beach chair. Our friendly team will bring you menus, drinks and tasty bites all day long.

Agave Poolside Cantina

Enjoy poolside dining with fresh salads, crafted sandwiches and tasty plates, all made fresh in the Agave kitchen and delivered right to your cabana or deck chair. Don’t forget your umbrella drink!


Have a special event? Chef Gail and our talented kitchen team custom cater weddings, meetings, family reunions and more at Palmilla Beach. Contact our Event Specialist for ideas and options.

Contact Our Event Specialist

Contact Our Event And Catering Specialist

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