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All 382 McAllen Restaurants

Republic of the Rio Grande

1411 South 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 994-8385
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Ranked #27 of 382 Restaurants in McAllen
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Huffman, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Recently visited Rio while on business in McAllen, this was the 4 time to visit in the past several years. Food and service was great! Waiter worked very hard for the group of 8! I would recommend and will return on the next trip!

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food was fresh tasting in a pedantic way...not very authentic. Restaurant had a nice patio space and was very clean. The staff was very pleasant, accommodating and hard working.

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McAllen, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I stop in for fresh brick oven pizzas and drinks quite often. This is our favorite menu item. Place is always packed, bands play on a small patio Thursday-Saturday. Great place for couples, friends and yes families.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

You're welcome by a hostess with a friendly smile, the place is a reminder of the old Spanish days "Remember the Alamo", nice dim lighting in certain areas, family friendly too. The prices are bit extreme food and mix drinks i mean "fusion" drinks, expect to pay some $$ to have a good dining experience. The food was great,with flavors... More 

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Clifton, Tx
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96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Recommended by motel desk clerk. We were underwhelmed by both the food and the pricey menu. We did enjoy other restaurants in the area.

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a 10+ person business lunch and were well accomdated with space and service. The food was good. I ordered the mariposa suiza and enjoyed it.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was Ok, but they are a bit to proud of it. I will pay good $ for good food, but not big $ for average food. Maybe the non mexican food choices are better, the mexican dishes are super americanized and bland. Salsa was good chips were not replenished... potatoes my friend had overly garlicy... better choices in... More 

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Additional Information about Republic of the Rio Grande

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

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