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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 good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 151 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious appetizers. Beautiful restaurant and the staff was nice. Skip the chocolate cake for dessert. The tuna was a little under cooked but the flavor was spot on. The chicken breast with cheese was juicy. We would go back and split a dish.

Thank TexasZs
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Great Ambiance Great full Bar and so knowledgeable Food its the best my favorite are the Guerra tapas, crab cakes. For entrees Real Red Snapper ( not tilapias like other places) Their selection of meats are outstanding Always a memorable experience if you go with...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant with great service and really delicious food. Very knowable about their wines. Highly recommended!!!!

Thank matsmd
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I have gone with my wife a couple of times, you can enjoy the patio while waiting, with a drink, to get your table. They have live music outside. Our server was very polite. They have a good wine selection and the Cucumber Martini is...More

Thank Ignacio_G_Martinez
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I have previously rated our visits here as excellent, so this was a real disappointment. Antonio was our server. After the appetizer course I set my knife and fork together in the centre of the empty plate, clearly to be removed. Antonio came by, picked...More

Thank JGT4
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent. The music was pleasant. The service was attentive. A good ebening was enjoyed by all.

Thank napple01
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Very good food as service. Main dining room can be very noisy. Tables in the patio are very nice on cool evenings.

Thank Kenneth E
Reviewed February 12, 2018

When in McAllen this place is a must. The ambiance and entertainment was top notch. The outdoor patio area is so beautifully lit up in the evening. We did not have a reservation but they accommodated us and I am so glad they did. The...More

Thank Maricela G
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

You can never go wrong with the patio. The cucumber martinis are very refreshing. The tapas are delicious. We have been here many times & it never disappoints. The filet is tender & juicy. If you’re looking for a quiet dinner on the weekend do...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance is wonderful, low key and quiet. The food was excellent, I had the ribeye and my wife had the generously portioned pork Chop. The meat was cooked to perfection. We had the lobster and portobello mushroom appetizer was out of this world. This...More

Thank KMdds
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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
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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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