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Palenque Grill

606 E Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501
956-994-8181
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Los Angeles, CA
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139 reviews 139 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
377 helpful votes 377 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Chips and salsa along with bean dip is great. Chicken Mole was tender, sweet and the right spice. Both the Margaritas and Chicken Mole reminded me of finer dining in Mexico City. I had two margaritas which I never do (good thing I was night driving. The tortilla soap is tortilla soap! The lemonade was very tasty, and the Flautas... More 

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Dulles, Virginia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The mene selections are numerous and varied. My choice was a ribeye done in a Mexican style. It was flavorful and pleasingly spicy. The side dishes were well prepared as well. Live holiday music was playing at a level that allowed easy conversation. All in all, a very enjoyable experience for a moderately priced restaurant. Recommended.

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Mission, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you want real Mexican food with a nice environment this is the place to go. Also my Family enjoys coming to these place. Their quality is constant, each time that we go, we are satisfied by our food.

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Pennsboro, West Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I visit Palenque Grill each time that I visit McAllen and have always had great meals and service. Be sure to try the mole enchilada!

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La Grande, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had the Matamoros. Tacos with carne asada, avocado and cheese. Great salsa and chips, fast service and very attentive wait staff. Had a couple of really good Cuba Libre's made with a dark rum. A great place for dinner in Mc Allen.

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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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Additional Information about Palenque Grill

Address: 606 E Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78501
Phone Number: 956-994-8181
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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