4 Ways to Experience Private Dining in Port Aransas

If Port Aransas is your vacation tradition, you know of the extensive (and delicious) dining options available on the island. From the “Cook Your Catch” experience to delectable seafood, there’s no shortage of island fare. But what do you do when you want something a little more intimate, just for you and your loved ones? One way to add that special little something to your vacation is to book a private dinner for your crew!


Check out your options below!


Captain Kirk’s Tiki Cruises

Why not have your private dinner out on the water with Captain Kirk’s Tiki Cruises? Chef Tom Nixon is sure to delight each passenger of this Port A dinner cruise. Before finding Captain Kirk’s Tiki boat, he was a culinary professor at Collin College. With his 31 years of culinary experience, Nixon can provide the perfectly curated meal for any kind of diet. Baseline cost is $30 per person/per plate and up with the addition of $55 per person for the ride itself. All dinner cruise reservations require a minimum of two weeks notice. Learn more about Captain Kirk’s Tiki Cruises, and book your dinner cruise, here.

Rollin’ Tide Boil Co.

Kassie Smith and Shawn Taylor, the owners of Rollin’ Tide Boil Co., will roll their pot to your spot! Rollin’ Tide is fully equipped and capable of hosting beach boils and bonfires, backyard boils, and special events at any venue! Boils include jumbo Gulf shrimp, farm-fresh corn on the cob, red new potatoes, spicy sausage, Vidalia onions, homemade cocktail sauce, and their very own secret Texas-Cajun boil seasoning. You can even add on Snow Crab legs! Book your boil here!

Rollin' Tide Boil Co.

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 Miss K’s Catering & Gourmet Food

If your dream private dinner is one you enjoy in the comfort of your own Port A vacation stay, try Miss K’s Bistro. The food is light, refreshing, and always homemade. Pick up one of Miss K’s “take-and-bake” casseroles like King Ranch Chicken and Chili Rellenos for a meal that you can pop in the oven for the whole family to enjoy, or hire her for your next big event! From weddings to luncheons to family reunions, Miss K’s is your go-to special occasion caterer! Learn more about Miss K’s here.

The Port Aransas Cookbook

Chris Jordan, the father of The Port Aransas Cookbook, is an experienced chef eager to share recipes, cater any event, or offer private chef services for your next friends and family gathering! Chris has completed both an intensive stage with Sushi Chef Toshi Sugiura at Bar Hayama (Los Angeles, CA) and the Introductory Course and Examination of the Court of Master Sommeliers (West Palm Beach, FL). Needless to say, he is well-seasoned! In Port Aransas, it’s all about creating those treasured memories—sit back, relax, and let Chris take over the kitchen! You can find Chris here.

Whatever your preference, Port Aransas has a private dining option for you! Which will you choose?