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Republic of the Rio Grande

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
(956) 994-8385
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - 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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here several times. Service is excellent combined with well prepared meals and wonderful surroundings.

Thank Janice E
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place, very good pizza Great outdoor area and bar really nice place with a group or couple

Thank Scott R
McAllen, Texas
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Young friend though he would treat us for dinner at his favorite dinner. BLAND. Dinner for us but he got bad case of the RUNS. NO THANKS TO EVEN free meals there.

Thank apuente2016
McAllen, Texas
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161 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great destination to enjoy Tex mex delights! The portions are huge and the margaritas are even bigger! Anyone will enjoy this restaurant!

Thank Madzech
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was decent but not outstanding. They had a very wide range of menu options but they didn't seem to be standouts in any one of them. The service was surprisingly poor. We had to ask for water, waited forever to be asked if we wanted desert - overall quite indifferent service even though they had tons of guys... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have been visiting this restaurant for years for both lunch and dinner. Great place to have business meetings and the food is always consistently good.

Thank OG6627
McAllen, Texas
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161 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We came here after our golf game and had a great time. The food was hot and tasty and authentic. I ordered an enchilada and could not finish it all. The portions are very large.

Thank Madzech
Central Florida, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Excellent fresh entrees and salads, beautiful patio seating, great choice for local restaurant in Mcallen. The dessert dish with the candied looking waffle thing was excellent! Not sure what it was called, but I highly reccommend.

Thank Chris C
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I met 2 other couples for dinner and drinks. We had an exceptional time! We were treated very well. The server was excellent, very attentive without overdoing it. Our food came out quickly and everyone was happy with their selections. From the pork chop to pizza to grilled shrimp to the the delicious avocado chicken we all... More 

Thank Rebecca S
McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent and the service is superb. This a great, quaint location for date night, best take the time to make your reservation ahead of time. Some nights they have live music.

Thank kimoscout

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 994-8385

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