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Costa Messa Restaurant

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1621 N 11th St & 5248 N 10th St, & 1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78501-4113
+1 956-618-5449
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good Mexican Food

Three different sauces are placed on the table with free chips. Red was my favorite. Fresh and spicy. The green was hotter than the red but was also very good. I was not a fan of the yellow one. Chips are thicker than most Mexican food places but they too are fresh, crispy and season well. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
SeeGrif
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Katy, Texas
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Katy, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three different sauces are placed on the table with free chips. Red was my favorite. Fresh and spicy. The green was hotter than the red but was also very good. I was not a fan of the yellow one. Chips are thicker than most Mexican food places but they too are fresh, crispy and season well. I ordered the steak... More 

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1 Thank SeeGrif
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I had a great time eating here with my parents just before Christmas! Excellent food, staff and atmosphere. I highly recommend!!!

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Thank kcvisitor1
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at both locations many times. Have tried many things on the menu and are never disappointed. One of our favourite places when out to eat with friends.

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Thank Floyd R
San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This review is for the North 11th location, as I have not been to the one on North 10th. I'll cut to the chase on this review. The place gets pretty packed from what I understand, but it was not too bad the night we went. It was a Saturday at approx. 7:30pm. We were seated right away, as we... More 

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Thank rmartine_10
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Very large portions of parilladas! Taste is like eating in Mexico !! Very nice people!! Salsas are very good. Their meat is tasty and tender. They have a large variety to pick from. I also have tried orders to-go as well but still prefer to eat at the restaurants. They have several locations as well.

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Thank Karina A
McAllen, Texas
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I went by the establishment with my two children and I ordered a botana for two. Their appetizer chips and salsa are very good, but their botana needs more cheese and chips.

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Thank Joannarq
Bemidji, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Everything is always so fresh, delicious and served piping HOT!! The waiters are just so darned attentive to your needs that you never need to ask for anything. They anticipate your needs and ladies and gents is what makes service, "SERVICE".... When your finished with your meal, all your senses were served! Now, that's fine dining!! :-)

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The botana for two was enough for three people. Also had a queso flamiado was very good as well. And if you're NOT driving, try the mango or watermelon margarita! Excellent and not that expensive!

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Thank legalbeagle1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

First time here. Very good service and food! I had the Chili Relleno and it was the best I ever had. They specially made a margarita for me that they normally don't. Thanks

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Thank Joseph D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

The food is authentic Mexican, the ambiance is Mexican, thus if you're looking for delicious Mexican food, Costa Mesa is highly recommended. The price? Right on the budget !!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1621 N 11th St & 5248 N 10th St, & 1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78501-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-618-5449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?