In search of a new favorite Southern restaurant?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Southern spots around Corpus Christi, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to visit when cravings strike.
1. Republic Of Texas Bar and Grill
Topping the list is Republic of Texas Bar and Grill. Located at 900 N. Shoreline Blvd., the steakhouse and barbecue spot is the highest-rated Southern restaurant in Corpus Christi, boasting four stars out of 187 reviews on Yelp.
2. Rudy's "Country Store" And Bar-B-Q
Next up is Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q, situated at 6101 S. Padre Island Drive. With four stars out of 164 reviews on Yelp, the barbecue spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Texas Mesquite BBQ and Grill
Texas Mesquite BBQ and Grill, located at 14457 S. Padre Island Drive, Suite 103, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the New American spot, which offers barbecue, burgers and more, four stars out of 91 reviews.
4. Salty Oak BBQ
Over in Bay Area, check out Salty Oak BBQ, which has earned four stars out of 27 reviews on Yelp. You can find the fast food spot, which offers burgers, barbecue and more, at 4301 S. Alameda St.
5. Howard's BBQ & Catering
And then there's Howard's BBQ & Catering, a local favorite with four stars out of 30 reviews. Stop by 1002 Antelope St. to hit up the barbecue and traditional American spot next time you're in the mood.