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Fridas Grill and Cantina

209 S 17th St, Suite a Downtown, McAllen, TX 78501-5135
+1 956-631-7313
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 9, 2015
“Dancing Saturdays”
Jun 21, 2015
“Great overall ambience!”
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Mexican, Steakhouse, International
$$ - $$$
209 S 17th St, Suite a Downtown, McAllen, TX 78501-5135
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Happening Place on Saturday Nights, great band and great margaritas. It's an outdoor bar but a very cool place.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Great food and awesome musical entertainment! You cannot come to17th in downtown Mcallen without making a stop at this spot! You won't regret it!

Thank Erica D
Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

We went out to Frida's for a Friday night dinner. This restaurant is located in the entertainment/restaurant district of McAllen. We dined early, around 6 pm. We were surprised that we were the only one there on a Friday night but staff explained, their business...More

2  Thank Deb D
Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

5 star Service and Food.. Owners are always on top of things and waiters are always nice.. owner Went to the extreme on getting me a custom cake.. Beer super cold.. Highly recommended..

Thank Arrodriguezz
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Wow! This is by far the best place I have ever eaten at in the RGV! A definite must for meat lovers! Great service !!!

Thank ElJerryLeal
Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

2 Weeks ago my husband surprised me with a lovely birthday dinner at Fridas. Family & friends came out to celebrate & we enjoyed every bit of it. The food was great. The service was excellen! After dinner we stepped out to the bar area...More

Thank nohemi42084
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I picked this off your list while visiting McAllen for a business meeting. Our hotel staff had never heard of it and recommended somewhere else. It has a bar in front and dining in back. Kind of a whole in the wall,...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I made a reservation to surprise my wife for her birthday and she loved it. The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the live band did a great job. My wife, family, friends and I had a good night. Can't wait to go...More

Thank Heriberto P
Reviewed April 16, 2015

great views and the service was excellent (as always in Marks restaurants) but we were a little let down by the food. Ceviche was alright, calamari was great but the whole snapper that my wife and i spent the entire meal picking bones out of,...More

Thank dooganheimer
Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Went here based off photos in trip advisor. Really nice presentstion using orchids blossoms. The food was good and drinks were great. Only thing I would improvr was food was not spicy enough, was a bit dissapointed with the flavors.

Thank ArielandMax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
5:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 am - 2:00 am
5:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 S 17th St, Suite a Downtown, McAllen, TX 78501-5135
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-631-7313
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