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The Patio on Guerra

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116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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131 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Madzech
McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food and excellent service. Freshly prepared food with a friendly wait staff. Our dinner was brought to us by the chef himself and that was a nice gesture.

Thank OG6627
McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I have been listening to the radio ads for The Patio on Guerra for quite awhile. Each time I heard the ads I would say to myself, we need to go and see if the place is as good as its advertising. Thanks to our son, who bought a gift certificate we were able to spend a wonderful night at... More 

Thank H6565JDrobertb
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

For a specially ocassion this is the perfect choice. One of my favorites places in town. Anything you order will be good. Try the carajillo drink you will love it!

Thank Alejandra C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, the orchestra plays amazingly and I love to be here, very romantic place to have dinner and spend time with friends while dancing to great music

Thank Angie M
Rancho Viejo, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the restaurant, the first was a year earlier for their Valentines special, and although the food was more than adequate at that time, it was terribly overpriced. The second visit was on a regular night, and the food was ok, but not especially memorable, and still overpriced. It is a step above a Longhorns... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Certainly one of the best in the area. It is for a person that enjoys a wonderful meal and is willing to pay for it.

Thank Chris M
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

you enter from the street into a tranquil, relaxing courtyard, "the patio". it is a shaded respite from the teas heat. urban exposed brick/ southern veranda charm. the drinks are refreshing and the menu extensive. everyone at our table raved about their choices including the pork chop, chicken gorgonzola, and the spinach salad (which was delicious!) a hidden jewel that... More 

Thank joy L
Pharr, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Came for a friends small get together, the drinks were great and the food was very savory. The ambiance was very nice and relaxing. Love the music too.

Thank dgild1963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, 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 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: 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?