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The Patio on Guerra

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

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  • 38
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    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
Satisfied customer!

This place has the very best chef......Mr. Jose Luis Hernandez!!! He never disappoints! The ceviche is awesome!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place has the very best chef......Mr. Jose Luis Hernandez!!! He never disappoints! The ceviche is awesome!

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Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very nice place with great food and great service. Highly recommend the halibut and the steaks look good too. Give it a try.

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McAllen, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Everything is really good. Love there Ahi Tuna. We haven't had anything we didn't like. Even the teenagers enjoyed it.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

They have an excellent chef, the food is awesome and they have the best service. The restaurant is simply the best for any type of special occasion .

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McAllen, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The best dinner ever ! cowboy cut bone in ribeye is the best ribeye I have ever eaten in my life. The food is phenomenal and the service is magnificent as well. They always go above and beyond to make sure everything is outstanding. Thanks to the best chef in South Texas Jose Luis Hernandez .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this place!! It has very tasteful music adequate for a sophisticated ambiance.The cocktails were perfect. But the main reason why I fell in love with this place was the food! I tend to be very particular when it comes to food, but that was no problem. Chef Jose Luis Hernandez made an entrée especially catered to me.... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a beautiful old southwest style decor and very intimate and elegant setting. The food was great and staff very friendly and courteous.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here, steak was one of the best I have eaten anywhere in the USA. Service was attentive, but not intrusive. Wine list was extensive, even when drinking by the glass. Even though they messed up the Spanish Coffee (someone mixed the Baileys in! ) it was still a great meal and setting. We enjoyed the guitarist.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Filet for me and Sea Bass for her! What a nice romantic dinner! The ambiance was so nice, the service attentive and friendly. There was a wonderful singer playing acoustic guitar and pleasant soft music during his breaks. After dinner we went to the restaurant bar and had dessert drinks. The patio was starting to get lively late in the... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a business dinner, but turned into a great social evening. The service was spot on, the menus was extensive ( a bit to big) , and the appetizers a bit to complicated. Nevertheless, the hero was the main course. I never thought I would say it, but this is the best steak I have had anywhere. As good... More 

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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: Steakhouse, Continental

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