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The Patio on Guerra

116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
+1 956-661-9100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (7 reviews)
“crab tower” (2 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
Steakhouse, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Always Amazing
"Great Ambiance Great full Bar and so knowledgeable Food its the best"
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2. Romantic, Best Scenery in Town
"Good Food, great service and the best scenery in Town"
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3. Delicious Food
"Any plate you get is exquisite. Staff are very attentive."
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a rainy night and not very crowded. I order the duck and wife order the chicken cordon blue. She really liked her dish, not so much for me. The duck was not roasted enough and the skin was fatty and not eatable. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hardshell
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great customer service. It was my father 80th birthday and they gave him a card with his name. The cake as well. We loved it.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brisceida L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As I walked in an old man starred at me up and down in pervert manner. Little did I know it was the owner. The waiter (Tony) did let us know our table was there so followed him half of restaurant. He didn't introduce himself...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anuar83
Reviewed October 2, 2018

wonderful food,service, and music in either an indoor or patio table in old Judge Guerra's former home on the street named for him.Tis a great for both locals and visitors!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank wayne g
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice, upscale restaurant, good looking people, good food and drinks. A little pricey but thats good to keep the crowd just right. Step outside afterwards on Friday and Saturday night and checkout the downtown entertainment in walking distance. Clubs, bars, music, shot bars, lots of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank roberto d
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This place does the little things right but they all add up to a great dining experience. First of all the food is very good we had the crab tower followed by perfectly cooked aged filet that melted in the mouth. Second the wine menu...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scotsroadwarrior
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Patio has DELICIOUS food, best drinks and EXCELLENT service. To top it off the ambiance is perfect!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mrod96
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The food and service is impecable but add the music in and its the perfect Friday night in McAllen. Definitely try the coctails because the bartenders are pretty eclectic!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Fine dining at its best!!! The food was so delicious!!! Every bite was amazing!!! The ambience was very romantic. The service was top notch. We had several persons tend to our table throughout the night and they all provided great service! I had the Chilean...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tobyduran
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I have tried every dish on their menu and EVERYTHING is delicious. Great chef, elegant dining room, friendly staff: I recommend this place to everyone I know who visits McAllen.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 38janisp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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 - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-661-9100
  • E-mail
The Patio on Guerra is a family owned restaurant serving prime steaks and seafood in the ambiance of a 100 year old building. Dining is hosted in both the indoor dining room as well as the beautiful outdoor patio for lunch and dinner. The outdoor patio also hosts live music on the weekends with contemporary jazz featured on Fridays and tropical salsa on Saturdays. There is a fully equipped private room that seats up to 65 guests and is readily available to accommodate business meetings and social events. Our staff looks forward to serving you and helping make your dining experience memorable.
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