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1411 South 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 994-8385
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 43
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, good variety

I have visited this restaurant a couple of times during business in McAllen. They have a pretty good menu. Their ahi tuna salad is very yummy. Their bar scene is pretty good. Service and prices are decent. It is usually crowded but it is a big restaurant and their outdoor patio is very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
frenchie27
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South Texas
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Edinburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If your are looking for a relaxing evening for a fine dining special day, this is the place. Food is great and the atmosphere is lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We ate there twice and each time enjoyed our food. Great portions, interesting combinations, and good atmosphere.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Great pizza! My favorite is the outside patio/dining area! On weekends they hve music sometimes. But u need to get there before crowd on fridays n saturdays cuz this place gets full! I have tried different plates and I have never had a bad meal. Great service! Great drinks!

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South Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have visited this restaurant a couple of times during business in McAllen. They have a pretty good menu. Their ahi tuna salad is very yummy. Their bar scene is pretty good. Service and prices are decent. It is usually crowded but it is a big restaurant and their outdoor patio is very pleasant. Would recommend.

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163 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Recently visited Rio while on business in McAllen. This is appropriately the 5th time I have eaten at thud establishment and I am never surprised with food quality or service! It's a top notch restaurant with great wait staff ! I will recommend and will return the next time I'm in the area

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tampa, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants. There is no bad here. The quail appetizer is delicious and is a meal in itself. There is a goat cheese pizza-excellent. The almond taco dessert is unbelievable. Great wine list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Staff is SO friendly and solicitous. Speedy service and EXCELLENT food!! I had a blackened snaper and I loved it, tasted fresh, my husband had the kbobs and those were super tender. The flan was amazing if you like it, it was perfectly cooked and so creamy!! I would deffinetly go back anyday anytime!

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Huffman, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Totally enjoyed my meal, the music and service on a Friday night in McAllen TX. Latin sounds, the band was spot on 11-29-14

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Delicious food, awesome service, and best margharitas I've had in ages. 'Enchiladas Suisas' were especially good--corn tortillas tasted homemade. Yum, yum...!

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McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As one of the best restaurants in McAllen, Texas, all visitors will be happy with the wide variety of meals available at this restaurant. And the service staff quickly attends to whatever the diner requests. The variety of meals include wonderful steaks and seafood, great Mexican food, pizzas and calzones cooked in a unique wood fired oven, and burgers that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1411 South 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 994-8385

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
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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