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Red Barn

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4701 N Mccoll Rd., McAllen, TX
(956) 631-8332
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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McAllen, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

First time my husband and I came here and overall the food is good, the place is a little out dated but selection of food was excellent. The pecan pie is the BEST, it's not overpowering sweet it's just the right amount of sweetness, and it's just simply delicious!

Thank karenlt23
Concord, Michigan
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Just plain ole did NOT like their barbecue. Perhaps personal preference, perhaps just didn't like their blend. Only have a few sides to offer, but - this is a small place. Maybe a bit too small for lunch crowds? Again, staff had problems understanding English. Considering that this is in the heart of Winter Texan country...not good.

Thank Kathy D
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Lots and lots of character. A place I would have just ridden by had I not heard a rumor that they cooked some of the most fantastic BBQ in McAllen. The service was highly attentive making everything was super and our drinks were always topped off!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

did not like it. It's been years since I've been there. Decided to give it a shot. Chicken was dry. Beans were bland. Won't be back.

Thank Laura A
Edinburg, Texas
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My father use to bring my mother here when they dated. Its a place we've been coming back to ever since. Its one of the best places in the Valley you can get bbq from. the prices are sort of on the high side. especially their portions can be on the low side and the prices are expensive, so stick... More 

2 Thank SNE544
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I'm a thin guy but when they gave us a serving size for two it had a spoon full of sides and I had gotten a mix of fajita, brisket, and chicken. We ask is this it the guy said yes gee what a rip of 17 bucks never again. Avoid yourself the trouble go somewhere else.

Thank Valley1320
Texas City, Texas
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This is not a fancy-eating place, but if you want delicious BBQ, come here! I've had their chopped sandwich...YUM!!! Fajita tacos...YUM!!! Sausage tacos...YUM!!! Their spanish rice & beans are very good too; authentic. I've had their pork rib plate and I enjoyed it too. It's true about the parking...so we go right before the lunch hour or after 1 and... More 

Thank Sandra9193
Allegan, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

had dinner with some friends, went to jays first and then left, prices here are good and the service was great, food is authentic and ok.

1 Thank misterbear1955
McAllen, Texas
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Good BBQ is all about Texas. They don't do a very good job at it. The place is and old house tht was converted long ago and not very well. The parking is not good either. It is ok, but there are better.

1 Thank RealCustomerTalk
McAllen, Texas
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Nothing special about it, rustic decor, regular food, location is okay, but too much traffic and not enough parking space.

Thank rumari73

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4701 N Mccoll Rd., McAllen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 631-8332

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