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The Patio on Guerra

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116 South 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501
+1 956-661-9100
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Jackson, Mississippi
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rack of Lamb was excellent, drinks well prepared, fantastic ambiance. Service was superb. Great place for date or business outing.

Thank David C
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great time with some colleagues for dinner here. I wanted something traditional to Texas and had the steak. I did feel the portion was kind of small but then maybe it was because I was hungry. The service was great and the food also tasted nice. Great place in all

Thank KemiBello
McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

I have eaten there on various occasions and have never left dissatisfied. The menu is extensive and all offerings are prepared to the customers preference. The bar has a wide variety of top shelf liquor.

Thank Richard A
McAllen, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

I've eaten here many times and never been disappointed. The food and service have always been first rate. I've been here for business and pleasure and will continue to give this locally owned restaurant my business!!!!!!

Thank Gary C
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Went there with friends for the first time, I visit from out of town and usually not impressed with the places my friends take me, this time it was different, a great restaurant with full menu for lunch and dinner, fresh ingredients, superb wine list and a very nice ambiance, I was there for lunch but definitely will be back... More 

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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

My family dine in this restaurant for birthdays, and we all love here for their food, service, atmosphere, and music. Live music every time we were there, it's impressive. When tables are full, service is very slow and hard to get your waiter for a check. Usually they over cook my steak, so I figured out to go one level... More 

Thank Eun Seo P
Palm Springs, California
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Simple. Great place. Try it, for sure. Great menu, very "local" service, flavorful cuisine. Your pictures are all hung too high. :-)

Thank Terry Mitchell N
Edinburg, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Finally, I found a place that has Chilean Sea Bass on the menu! All sorts of prime beef steaks also on the menu, and an OK wine list. Lovely quiet environment, attentive staff, and a varied menu. Great place for special occasions and celebrations.

Thank Maria R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I went for the Quail,and discovered the best I have yet had to date. Marinated, perfectly prepared and available in appetizer or entree sizes. I also had the ceviche, which was also some of the best I have ever had anywhere around the world. The atmosphere and service were delightful, attentive and professional. I recommend this restaurant highly and give... More 

Thank 2GuysTraveling
McAllen, Texas
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173 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Patio on Guerra has good food and seems to be the place for people watching. The parking is a bit tough on a busy day so be prepared to bring money for the meters as you hunt around for parking. The service was a bit slow unless "they know you". The menu had some good choices and offers a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 South 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-661-9100

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