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The Patio on Guerra

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116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
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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McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank Interbeing
McAllen, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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
McAllen, Texas
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63 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Very fancy place, food was good, visited this restaurant due to work. Otherwise I wouldn't have gone. Probably good for an anniversary or special event, nothing negative about this place I can think of except for price but really price was fair for a restaurant of this caliber

Thank TexasDave8
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

My flight was delayed. The rental car place was out of cars. I searched TripAdvisor for a decent place open after 9:30. There weren't many, but this place was open late. I wasn't disappointed. It's all very good. The bread that comes with the meal is fantastic. The iced tea is the best I've had in the valley. I had... More 

1 Thank BigDTravel

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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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?