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Madeira

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805 Media Luna, Brownsville, TX
9565043100
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delightful Experience

We started an early dinner for two at 6:30 and were pleasantly surprised that the place was only about 1/3 full (though gradually filled during the course of our meal) so we noted that earlier was better when we return. The waiter was pleasant and attentive, making good recommendations when he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Nels S
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Harlingen, Texas
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Harlingen, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We started an early dinner for two at 6:30 and were pleasantly surprised that the place was only about 1/3 full (though gradually filled during the course of our meal) so we noted that earlier was better when we return. The waiter was pleasant and attentive, making good recommendations when he discovered it was our first visit, and not intrusive... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We called several times never to be informed that reservations were A necessary. Employee hung up twice, and when we arrived, we were basically given a table outside w no option inside, and no one during the three hours offered us a table even when there were tables open! Sweltering hot outside, and the waiter annoyed rushed in and out... More 

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Katy, Texas
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155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant like this in Brownsville. From what I can gather it is an independent restaurant - which is always better than a chain or franchise. The atmosphere is fine dining and the ambiance, decor and staff all reflect this. We visited for a business dinner but this would also be great for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well here is the thing, things i didn't get from other reviews: officially they dont but they sure like you to have a little dress code. Not semi formal but surely not shorts and tshirt, if then that gets you an outside seating from what i could tell! (We were told only outside table was available but over our 2h... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was very surprised to find a restaurant of this quality in Brownsville, TX. Madeira had a pleasant decor and atmosphere. The service was good despite the waiter being knew and still a bit unfamiliar with the menu. The appetizer abalone in a citrus oil sauce was outstanding. The duck was well done as were most of the fish entrees... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Good fine dining. Service is great. Great for date night, celebrations and dinner with friends.Nice back patio.

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Harlingen, Texas
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After hearing from friends for years how great Madeira was and reading the TA reviews, we finally dined there last evening with special friends. It was marvelous! The contemporary décor is spectacular and unlike anything else in the Valley. The food was out of this world. And the service was impeccable. Three of us had two rounds of Tanqueray &... More 

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South Texas
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Madeira is one of those restaurants that performs much better than expected. The food was very good, service was excellent, and being there on a Monday evening, the crowd was light and the atmosphere was nice. Our group sat out on the deck overlooking the Resaca(channel) and enjoyed the early May evening. One note about the service, they are there... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice place, delicious food. I loved the Lobster Salad. Plus service is excelent, a little bit pricey for the area, but definetly worth every cent

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Used TripAdvisor to find a place for my first time in the area. Was very impressed with the food and service. Four different dishes brought to our party; steak,sea bass, snapper, and some other fresh fish. Every dish was wonderful. Cerviche was excellent... A definite must stop

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 805 Media Luna, Brownsville, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville
  • Phone Number: 9565043100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?