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The Blue Onion

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International Blvd, Hwy 1015, Weslaco, TX
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Description: There is another in McAllen.

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pizza crust!

They have a wonderful menu, a welcome change as Weslaco has a lot of franchise restaurants with the same old offerings. Their salads looked marvelous but with husband along we had to try the pizza because of the other reviews and we were not disappointed. It was a flaky thin crust and very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Toronto
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

They have a wonderful menu, a welcome change as Weslaco has a lot of franchise restaurants with the same old offerings. Their salads looked marvelous but with husband along we had to try the pizza because of the other reviews and we were not disappointed. It was a flaky thin crust and very good. They also are like a mini... More 

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Made our first visit to the Blue Onion recently. This is our 6th year to winter in the Rio Grande Valley. This restaurant made it to the top of our list. Extensive menu - excellent food & service.

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

i am a Winter Texan and miss the pizza I grew up on up north. Then we discovered the Blue Onion--awesome pizza fixed any way I want and just as good as home. Their frozen margaritas are HUGE and good--but big enough for 2.

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Ha Long
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Tired of the chain look whether sports-themed or western? The Blue Onion won't disappoint you. While waiting for your food, check the original artwork displayed. The extensive menu provided lots of options for my 7 lunch companions and me. Everyone's order was correct, even the special request,and all were satisfied with the portion sizes.(Salads were huge!) Plenty of parking at... More 

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Boston, MA
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I discovered this spot several years ago and we return when we are in the area. A nice place to grab a beer and a sandwich. The have several vegetarian options but could do with a few more. The quality and service are consistent. Overall a good value.

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McAllen, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Blue Onion is a great place to go for healthy, tasty food and great beer selection. A funky and groovy vibe that will appeal to the hippie in you. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere with good prices. I really love this place!!

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Sonoma, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have been here before. The food is consistently good and the service was attentive. Try the fajita salad.

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went to the Blue Onion with some colleagues while traveling through town on business. What a find! From the minute I stepped into the place I encountered the most incredible aromas! I enjoyed the shrimp al pastor. I highly recommend it! They have a wonderful selection homemade dips. One of my colleagues ordered a dip sampler which came with... More 

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Kingsville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is one of our go to restaurants whenever we are in Weslaco. Their wraps are very delicious. My husband usually gets the fajita and I get the pastor. We share a salad since they are a very generous size. As far as desserts, I couldn't tell you. There is never any room for dessert. LOL

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54 reviews 54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch, and ordered a pizza. The crust was thin and crispy, and the ingredients were fresh. Unfortunately they didn't have any blueberry bread pudding- which had been highly recommended... Maybe next time!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: International Blvd, Hwy 1015, Weslaco, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Weslaco

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

There is another in McAllen.

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