Omni Corpus Christi Offers Culinary and Bartending Excellence


A gleaming jewel in downtown Corpus Christi, Texas, Omni Corpus Christi has the best eats and drinks for your next visit to the Sparkling City by the Sea!

Republic of Texas Bar and Grill

Enjoy cocktails and entertainment at the Republic of Texas Bar and Grill. This getaway lounge is located on the 20th floor of the Omni Corpus Christi. For over 20 years, this establishment has created memorable experiences for weddings, anniversaries, engagements and other social gatherings.

Let me introduce you to the three bartenders, who together, bring over 30 years of experience in memories and mixology.

Glass Pavilion Food - Omni Corpus Christi hotelMeet Thomas Salazar III who has traveled and bartended in 28 different countries. He will pair some of the most exquisite cocktails with our cuisine, ensuring your next visit is planned before you leave.

Bartender Mike Cantu brings 10 years of experience to the Republic of Texas. Mike’s accolades include the 2013 TGI Friday’s Flare Competition for local bars. He has also won the “2018 Best Margarita” in Corpus Christi with his signature Jalapeño Watermelon Margarita.

Last but certainly not least is Pedro Martinez. Pedro has 10 years of experience; 7 years of service with the Omni Hotels. His skills in mixology and hospitality have made him the bartender everyone strives to emulate.

This dynamic trio complements each other with creativity, versatility and style. Come in and create your next memory.

Topsider Lounge

Nestled on the second floor within the downtown Omni Corpus Christi Hotel is Topsider Lounge. Serving hotel guests, locals and tourists, Topsider features a variety of drinks, appetizers and entrees. Chef Dean Sprague and his culinary team have created a versatile menu for their guests’ enjoyment. From crab cakes and martinis to pulled pork nachos and draft beer, Topsider is sure to be your new-found hidden gem.

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Photos courtesy of Omni Hotels


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