Peoples Restaurant & Lounge a perfect blend of family & casual dining, providing food created from the freshest ingredients at a price families can fit into any budget.

Our food is all homemade and we painstakingly bread everything to order. Our shrimp is fresh gulf shrimp and our steaks are hand cut from the finest choice meats. We have a variety of fresh fish that include Red Drum, Mahi Mahi, Tilapia, Trout and Salmon.  Have your favorite blackened, fried or grilled.

Our family & friendly staff will welcome you and treat you to an eating experience that you will not forget. We are committed in providing you and your family the service, food and quality you should expect.


  OK!, so we had some delays in construction but we are finally OPEN!  Our place will transport you to another place when you step through the front doors.  If you enjoy our food, you will love the place.  We are very excited to be serving our South Side. 

We continue to feature our All You Can Eat Fried Shrimp with our Salad Bar for 16.99 on Wednesday Lunches and Friday Dinners(only at our IH37 location).  These are hand breaded Gulf shrimp served with our battered fries. 

Hours of Operation: 
IH 37 Location Only
Sun thru Thurs -- 11:00am to 9:00pm
Fri & Sat -- 11:00am to 10:00pm


Peoples Restaurant 1
9738 Up River Road
Corpus Christi, Texas 78410

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Peoples Restaurant 2
6729 S.P.I.D.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412

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Come to Peoples Restaurant & Lounge and experience it for yourself!

Our Up River/IH37 location can accommodate up to 265 people. Our party room will hold 80 people for special events, meetings or any gathering that may require some privacy. We will gladly design a custom menu from our menu selection or create one from your ideas and/or ours. Call us for your next special event. 361-241-8087.

Our lounge area has Five flat panel TV's surrounded by a warm atmosphere with lounge seating.  Come enjoy a quiet time here with your friends along with your favorite cocktail or cold beer.

We are located in the corridor to the Beautiful City of Corpus Christi. We are minutes from downtown, the airport and near many hotels. Located off IH 37, exit 9 Rand Morgan, next to Wilcox Furniture Store.


If you happen to be on the South Side of Corpus Christi, come in join us at our new location right off the main highway (South Padre).  Come experience modern decor with awesome food.  We have special areas that can hold up to 12 people.   We can accomadate up to 226 people and we are on the way to the island and near the malls.  We are surrounded by 4 new hotels.