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Palenque Grill

606 E Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501
956-994-8181
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Sorry but I'll stick to La Fogata or Costa Mesas. Fajitas were tough and terrible. Tampiquena plate over priced. Fajitas way better at Taco Palenque.

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South Padre Island, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

I was so excited today when my friends from work took me to the best mexican restaurant in the area. I had the Palenque Ribs they were so good. Our server was nice but it took years for the kitchen to get our meals ready. Next time you come to Mcallen don't miss this restaurant

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McAllen, Texas
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Besides the service and kind welcome by all the personnel. You transport your self out of the Texan-American grill style and accomplish the real mexican grilling flavor. Highly recommend the Palenque Ribs

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you like Mexican food, you will love the Palenque Grill. The food is excellent, not the typical Tex-Mex stuff with lots of selections. Live music add to the pleasant atmosphere. The service is good and the prices reasonable for the quality of their food. A good choice in the RGV.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Food was very delicious, a little pricy for mexican food, but I don't mind paying extra for quality food. I would have given it an excellent rating but I was really annoyed by the waiting standing and waiting next to me and wouldn't leave until I signed the bill. I told him that was rude and annoying and it just... More

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McAllen, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always an excellent service and food! We love to go and share with friends! The music is awsome! You have to go!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If that exist "Mexican fast food" this would be a good option for this category. Service is fast, tacos are from regular to good, normally the restaurant is a little bit chaos, and could improve the cleaning in general.

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Mission, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Don't order an appetizer unless you have a bring crowd and are really hungry, they will bring a complimentary plate with tortilla chips, bean dip and salsa anyway. We found the service to be prompt and polite. The atmosphere is festive and pleasant. Live music was provided even on Monday night, just three men singing with guitars, nothing too loud.... More

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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent food and service; reasonable prices, fun atmosphere. Just the right amount of Mexican formality to make your dining special.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Not only is the menu outstanding and the food full of flavor, the service is beyond outstanding. The server paid very close attention to every detail, and at the conclusion of our meal the owner stopped by to talk about different choices on the menu and the preparation. He is very, very proud of his restaurant. And the ambiance was... More

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