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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Since My brother in law and sister stay in Mcallen, they highly recommend the place. Really enjoyed some great veg. mexican food...too good!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Binky J
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Since My brother in law and sister stay in Mcallen, they highly recommend the place. Really enjoyed some great veg. mexican food...too good!!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Family came to visit from California and they wanted Mexican food. We went to Costa Messa and we all loved it!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you like good food and have distinguished tastes, stay away from this place...food looked good on the plates,but it was very bad. We were 10 in our party, most of us didn't like it...

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Rockport, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We went to the location on S. Main near La Plaza mall to meet some people there. While waiting we were treated to several birthday cakes with all the hoopla presented to persons celebrating someone's birthday. Definitely a family tradition here it seemed. We had nachos called "Panchos" here served with fajita meat (skirt steak) instead of Tex-Mex style (ground... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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193 reviews 193 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Three birding trips to McAllen have required us to eat here multiple times per trip. Well prepared, fresh ingredients, and a wide variety of choices. The restaurant is normally rather busy which makes it a bit noisy; it seems popular with families and groups. Not fancy, but excellent food and service.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We took our 10 and 12 year old children for dinner to celebrate their good grades and they both ordred from the childrens menu and they charged us more because they kids were tall. The waiter told us you have they have to be 7 or shorter to get kids meal prices when the menu clearly says 12 and under.... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went to the location right off the expressway by La Plaza Mall. The restaurant is really nice. The service was great. The food was really good. My father is very picky when it comes to meat and he was very pleased with his plate. Everyone liked their food, even the children. There was one thing I didn't like and that... More 

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Aledo, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A friend suggested we eat here and were not disappointed. Good service, open atmosphere, fair pricing. If your in the area this is a must for Tex-Mex lovers.

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McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have a very nice time and good food. I went for lunch with my son and we had a great time, the service was very good!

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Edinburg, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great place to eat mexican food,drinks are excellet,perfect for taking my wife for date night.the cheese enchiladas are so good.

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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?