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Costa Messa Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1621 N 11th St & 5248 N 10th St, & 1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78501-4113
+1 956-618-5449
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant with great food. They have different lunch specials everyday that are reasonably priced. The plates are well served and if you love authentic Mexican food, this is the place to go. The staff is very friendly with good service. Highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

Thank John C
Mission, Texas
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98 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch of a beef fajita sombrero which was good. Order of avocado salad was delicious. I have always liked the 11th street location which is not as loud as the 10th street location.

Thank Andrew S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Awesome daily lunch specials. By far the best Mexican restaurant in the valley.. Great fajitas and seafood with a Latin taste. Been coming here for 5 years once a week and never been disappointed.... Dan Leal....

Thank dammit-boyz
Datchet, England, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Found this place on my way back to my hotel at La Plaza Mall. Tucked away so I am pleased I decided to try it out. Authentic Tex-Mex restaurant with friendly atmosphere. Food choice again was extensive so deciding what to have was difficult. I decided to have a mixed Mexican plate with several different choices. The portions were so... More 

Thank ArtRamirez
Bandera, Texas
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100 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Stopped in for lunch the day before Thanksgiving. It was pretty busy, but plenty of seating in our favorite spot - the bar. Service was prompt and friendly - efficient too. Ordered the house margaritas on the rocks. The drinks were pretty ordinary, but the rocks were scarce - which is good - more booze. Multi colored chips were served... More 

Thank Ray S
Edinburg, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Dinner visit. Had excellent service as always and great food. Ordered a "parrillada" for 2 and was able to feed 4 people. Missed this restaurant

Thank fidenciom878
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Authentic Mexican restaurant on the border. It was recommended to me by the locals and it didn't disappoint. Good food at reasonable prices, nice atmosphere for both families and groups of friends/coworkers, friendly helpful staff. Would return!

Thank Rebecca W
McAllen, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. On weekends it does get crowded and loud. But I do like their food. Great place to meet friends and family

Thank Frances D
Alamo, Texas
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Happy hour runs 3-7pm, 7 days a week! delicious appetizers are HALF-PRICE! Best chimichangas ever and the quesadillas and panchos were also very good. Good beer on tap.

Thank WhiteFang01
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice quaint place! Very hospitable and great food! Great service also... must try this restaurant! The one on 11th is amazing...

Thank Angie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 N 11th St & 5248 N 10th St, & 1800 S Main Street, McAllen, TX 78501-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-618-5449

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