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The Patio on Guerra

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International, Spanish
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116 South 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501
956-661-9100
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 55
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We were there with a large group. The service was excellent. One of the people I was with suggested the lamb. Don't miss the lamb. It was fabulous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Martin B
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there with a large group. The service was excellent. One of the people I was with suggested the lamb. Don't miss the lamb. It was fabulous.

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Thank Martin B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our 15 anniversary and all we can say was thank you for the special night. Great service, delicious food and dessert was on the house! Thank you for making it extra special!!

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Thank Isela R
The Woodlands, Texas
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148 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

When you travel and dine out often, coming upon a gem when you were not expecting it is a rarity. The Patio hit all marks. Ambience A+, red roses on every table, lighting that should be in every high end restaurant and a well designed, quiet respite. Brooks plays the acoustical guitar like a master during the week. Roaming quietly... More 

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Thank steveberry2020
McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

it was ok there food is good just need better service very expensive and for a downtown atmosphere reminded me of a nice place in a dump side of town but great experience for the time i was there

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Thank herne323
McAllen, Texas
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I went to The Patio on Guerra for a business dinner. The service was great, food was good and I loved the atmosphere. My only problem was finding the place.

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Thank Donna B
Jupiter, Florida
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

My family and I dined here today for lunch after some Christmas shopping. Among us we had their lobster bisque, Cobb tower salad, and envueltos which are featured here in my photos. The restaurant was decorated beautifully for Christmas, our server was fantastic and beyond efficient. The building is historical and very popular with the locals. Go, go, go!

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Thank JohnnyBergstromMscD
San Benito, Texas
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

After one of our friends from work highly recommended this restaurant, we decided to try it out. The restaurant was very clean, service was great, and the food was superb. Definitely will return!

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Thank JLMPerez2011travel
McAllen, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great date night location. Indoor and outdoor seating a plus. Excellent menu with wide variety. Kangaroo on the menu. Desserts well done. Great service

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Thank Raymond W
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful and service is great but the food was average. Tortilla chips had a weird taste. Was here for business so by the time I got to eat my enchiladas they were cold already, not the restaurant's fault, but they didn't taste that great. I was in south Texas I was expecting some Kind of Mexican taste... More 

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Thank MegLogan
Dallas
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221 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I had the snapper papillote. Fish steamed in banana leaf. No seasoning. I definitely would not order it again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 South 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: 956-661-9100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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