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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 #26 of 377 Restaurants in McAllen
Cuisines: Mexican
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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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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State College, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Mcallen Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I always go back but try at off times when it's not so crowded, you'll YELL throughout the entire delicious meal!

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La Feria, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Now they have a restaurant near the mall, awesome happy hour specials, even better lunch specials, service could be better but price and taste make up for it

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McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I like the restaurant, service was good and fast and the meal is one of my favorite Mexican dishes, Chicken Mole.

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McAllen, Texas
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93 reviews 93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have had great food and good service at the original and the second location in North McAllen. This experience was the exact opposite. We will NOT revisit this location again. We visited on a Sunday afternoon at approximately 12:45. The restaurant was not busy yet. Plus Side: - Atmosphere inside the restaurant was nice. It had a 'Tex Mex'... More

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McAllen,Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of the best Mexican restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley with excellent service. The original restaurant off Pecan St. is still the best, wait staff has been there for many years. It could use a bit more updating inside, such as bathrooms, but the dining room remains clean.

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

My friend told me it was nice but my experience was totally different... the food was low quality and the service slow.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a smallish place that I liked the minute I walked in the door. The food is very good, lot of choices, very big portions and you really get a lot of value for the price. Meals include a bowl of corn and flour chips with three different salsas -- especially liked the spicy salsa verde -- and a... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Authentic Mexican food, terrific bar drinks, exceptional service and nice dining atmosphere. Restaurant was just a tad bit loud but all else was top notch! Cheso flameado was amazing, panchos were thick with lots of beans and cheese. Soup was delicious and super hot! Botana platter for 3 fed 6 adults! Large portions, piping hot food. Highly recommend them to... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

They have three locations now in McAllen. I have tried all three. Same great food! They bring you hot chips with three different kinds of hot sauce. You get a cup of hot Mexican style homemade soup also! The chicken fajitas are very good. The shrimp fajitas are great! They have lunch specials. Everything I have ordered here is very... More

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