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Taco Palenque

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast Food, Spanish
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1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
+1 956-994-8950
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great lite taco joint close to the hotel. They have some unique tacos and soup, nice to get hot soup on a cold day!

Thank alonzoent1
Monterrey, Mexico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best of Taco Palenque is that you can order breakfast tacos almost anytime of the day. Barbacoa Tacos and Potato and Chorizo are the best.

Thank Ricardo M
TacoPalenque, Manager at Taco Palenque, responded to this review

Thank you Richard. We know how those breakfast taco cravings get- that's why we are conveniently open 24 hours! More 

Kathmandu, Nepal
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183 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to this Taco Palenque the other night, and as usual, had a terrific meal. Their chips are fresh and homemade; the Pirata was outstanding, with homemade corn tortillas. I look forward to my trips to McAllen area and eating at Taco Palenque.

Thank Joseph S
TacoPalenque, Manager at Taco Palenque, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a terrific review. More 

Spokane, Washington
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I ordered the taco al pastor (pork) and asked for an extra order of corn tortillas, which they supplied for free. They have a salsa bar with lettuce, cilantro, onions, radish, cucumber slices, grilled onion, jalapeño, etc, as well as 6 different types of salsa. The meat portion in the taco was so big I made it into 3 tacos... More 

Thank Gina C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Staff always greets customer in Spanish first. Many do not speak English. Food is excellent, prices good.Lots of condiments offered. Not always too clean, but they are very busy, so keeping up is hard...they try, but people are slobs, so... Staff very accomodating to come clean a table. Game room for kids. Fast, the food very well prepared and always... More 

1 Thank Mary Ellen R
Monterrey, Mexico
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We were invited by our friends to have dinner here, and were truly surprised of the god flavor of this Tex Mex tacos, which are the most Mexican tacos we've had in the US. Really recommend it.

Thank Belindagza
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, great service even after midnight. We ordered every taco and just sampled each of them. I also recommend the cheesecake! Good margaritas!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Don't see a whole lot of deference in them and taco cabana, except that they bring the food to your table and don't charge for chips, not that I would buy them.

Thank Daniel N
McAllen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Always visit when craving fajitas. Great tacos and a big variety of salsas. So many that is hard to taste them all. Can't go wrong with Taco Palenque.

1 Thank Meorozc
Sahuarita, AZ
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 7 LOVES Taco Palenque! Delicious!! Their breakfast tacos are the best in town! We also love the chicken and fajita tacos. Their beans are to die for. Their tortillas are made fresh everyday. We also enjoy the salsa bar. Since we have moved away, we crave it and actually have friends bring us some when they come... More 

Thank Karrencountry05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Fast Food, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-994-8950

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