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All 386 McAllen Restaurants

Costa Messa Restaurant

1621 N 11th St & 5248 N 10th St, & 1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78501-4113
+1 956-618-5449
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Ranked #15 of 386 Restaurants in McAllen
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Glenmont, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I went to this restaurant with my brother & cousin. We had a short wait, during which time while we enjoyed inexpensive but very good drinks. The food was well worth waiting for, as it was very good and plentiful, and at reasonable prices. The service was great and all in all we had a fun meal with very good... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The food here is great! The three salsas they bring with chips is spicy but great. We ordered a sombrero, caldo tlapeno and fajita tacos. Everyone loved the food. The fajita tacos were filled with a generous portion of fajita and topped with steak fries which was unexpected but awesome. The service was quick and friendly. We will definitely come... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My family and I have been coming here for years. The food is great and the service is great. I come for their chips and salsas and I'd be happy with just that. My favorite dish... The botana. Yum!

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McAllen, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Service excellent and fast! Very difficult to get fast service in McAllen on a weekday at noon, but Costa Messa managed to do it. Food excellent. Check also brought in a timely manner. They serve my favorite--chile relleno--many Mexican restaurants do not. Only problem was noise. My companion, a music teacher, looked around and attributed the noise to the general... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

On our visit to the Rio Grande Valley we wanted to enjoy authentic Mexican food. We both had the Mexican plate which included 2 burritos, a taco, a chalupa, rice and beans. Nachos and salsa were served while we waited for the meal. The food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. The price was just under $12 plus drinks. We... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The portions will satisfy even the Lumberjacks of the family and taste is pleasing...although specializing in Mexican food there is a variety on the menu. If not too busy service is fine...kind of noisy at times when large groups are present. If you like a quiet place to eat this might not be it.

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Edinburg, Texas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

On our food adventures in McAllen, someone recommended we try Costa Messa for Tex/Mex foods. The atmosphere was similar to a large sports bar with screens around. The margarita was very good. We had tacos for dinner. The food here was good, not great. We would eat here again though for a casual night out.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

The new location by La Plaza Mall is the best. It is much quieter than the other locations and still has the same great food and service.

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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restraunt is a little piece of Mexico. There plates are the perfect balance of what Mexican food should taste like. From there tacos al carbon to their enchilada plate! Pair these with there chamoy margarita and yoy are set. I absolutely love this restaurant!

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State College, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Never having been to the Rio Grande Valley before, I didn't know what to expect of the restaurants. A friend suggested we try this one, and it was one of the best Mexican meals I have ever had! We showed up at noon on a weekend day, and were seated right away. The waitstaff was attentive and patient when we... More 

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Additional Information about Costa Messa Restaurant

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

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