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925 Dove Ave., McAllen, TX 78504
(956) 682-9884
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Blue Onion restaurant will give you a different take on Onions.

This restaurant started small in Weslaco, Tx. Due to need for more space they built a larger restaurant at a new location. It has now expanded to McAllen and Mission. The same high quality of food and attentive servers has followed to the new locations. Out of town guests who are familiar with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
DavidJJ
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Edinburg, Texas
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Edinburg, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This restaurant started small in Weslaco, Tx. Due to need for more space they built a larger restaurant at a new location. It has now expanded to McAllen and Mission. The same high quality of food and attentive servers has followed to the new locations. Out of town guests who are familiar with this Valley treasure, go back when visiting... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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266 reviews 266 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Who knew that a quick lunch would be one of the most memorable meals of a long trip? We stopped at the Blue Onion on our way out of town, the froggy green walls and floors almost discouraged me utterly, but we were in a hurry and ordered. Service was very fast, friendly without being intrusive. Our meals arrived quickly.... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

First time I had eaten at Blue Onion. Lots of healthy choices and food presented well. I had a avocado/chicken wrap, which was served on their homemade flat bread and it was excellent. Atmosphere had a light and airy feel. The staff were very helpful and service was quick and friendly. I would stop there again.

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McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Blue Onion in McAllen is smaller and more quaint than the one in Weslaco or the one in Mission TX. The McAllen Blue Onion serves the best pizza in town! The margarita with pepperoni is my favorite. Instead of pizza sauce, they use real tomatoes. They also have a wonderful flatbread and hummus! On Fridays only, they serve a... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Blue Onion 2 in McAllen TX was a great choice for a casual, well prepared meal. This (mostly) Mediterranean restaurant isn't large, but bright, unusual artwork and the friendly reception made us feel welcome immediately. Our appetizer of warm flatbread, drizzled with olive oil and cut into dipping strips was perfectly paired with three excellent dips; Roasted Red Pepper,... More 

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South Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I simply love this place. I have been here about 5 times just because I don't live in McAllen. I adore their roasted garlic appetizer with goat cheese and home made pita bread. It is out of control. They have daily specials and all of them has been tastier than the last one. They make their own pizza dough and... More 

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Bad Pyrmont, Germany
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162 reviews 162 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I organized a lunch for 16 ladies. After talking to the manager a day before he had everything set up perfectly upon our arrival. We had our own space in a room off the main dining area. The service was outstanding and we all enjoyed our lunch - everything from soup, to Po'Boys, Salads and wraps was very tasty and... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We are winter Texans and we accidentally discovered this great restaurant. Pizza, sandwiches, salads and gyros are on this menu. We found very healthy food, a friendly waitstaff and very reasonable prices. I suggest this is a great place to stop for lunch, something the locals seem to agree with.

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Long Island, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Delicious salads and flatbread sandwiches prepared to order and served in a timely fashion. Each member of our group ordered a different dish and everyone was more than satisfied. If you get to McAllen, Texas, the Blue Onion is a great place.

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Blue Onion is probably the best restaurant in McAllen, Texas, but that's not really saying a lot. It's the rare place in the RGV where you can get food that is somewhat fresh and tasty. Not much by way of innovation, but there are some interesting mixes of Mediterannean and sort of Tex Mexy cuisine on this menu. Good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 925 Dove Ave., McAllen, TX 78504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 682-9884

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?