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Republic of the Rio Grande

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

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good

Very good Mexican food and a very nice ambient. We had a great waitress and our food was timely and served piping hot! Clean restrooms too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Rio Grande Valley, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is one our favorites in the RGV. Good mix of Mexican and American selections on the menu. Their wood fired pizza's are very good as well as all of the other menu items we have had.

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RGV
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Well, what can I tell you. We had an awful experience the last time we were there. Our special dinner was for our daughter's 19th birthday. Unfortunately, moments after our dinner was served, an uninvited guest came up from under the table and joined in my daughter's dinner plate. This uninvited guest proceeded to crawl over to my wife's plate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very good Mexican food and a very nice ambient. We had a great waitress and our food was timely and served piping hot! Clean restrooms too!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been here a couple of times and always excellent. Very large portions so consider sharing. There is a wide range of food from wood fire pizzas to salmon and steak. Nice atmosphere and outdoor dinning options

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Texas
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My family and I recently visited this restaurant after not eating there for over a year. It seems the food and service has remained consistent. I had a veggie Mediterranean pizza and added shrimp to it. My daughter had the salmon pizza. I have to say the crust was just right. It had just enough crispiness to make it perfect.... More 

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McAllen,Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

There's something to be said when the waiter kills the cockroach in front you, but forgets to pick it up. Aside from nature, it is a great place to gather with friends. Most food items are tasty, the oven brick pizza and wings are especially good. Cocktails are good as well as service.

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Chicago, Illinois
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This place has a nice variety. For example, it is not just enchiladas, but sea food enchiladas. It is not just burger but a burger with wild mushrooms. The service is great, taste of food does not deviate, in short you cannot go wrong here to dine or for a business lunch.

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Mcallen Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

nice atmosphere! coldest beer mugs in the city! super burgers and flat bread pizzas! wonderful Greek salad!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This a nice place to spend time with your family or friends, enjoy some drinks and taste delicious food. I recommend the tuna ceviche. No reservations for the patio on weekends.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Came here for lunch before leaving McAllen after a week of work in Reynosa. I order the salmon. It was pretty good. service was attentive. The menu include steaks and seafood, Mexican food, pizzas and calzones cooked in a unique wood fired oven, and burgers that are delicious. Their appetizers are so good.

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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, Pub
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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