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Petra Fresh Mexican Bistro

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1751 West Eldorado Parkway, Suite 300, McKinney, TX 75069
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite local place for Mexican food. The hibiscus tea is fantastic. We love the fish tacos, vegetarian tacos, and the taco soup. Generous portions and free chips and salsa. My kids love eating here too and it's not difficult to find something that suits their palate. Friendly staff that bring food to your table after you order... More 

Thank Vanessa L
McKinney, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This was our go to date night place for at least a year. The management change and alterations to the decor and recipes have not been good. Sadly we just can't support this local business any more.

1 Thank WorkingMom24
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I have been going to Petra for a few years. After the rebranding, a few changes happened which made the experience less enjoyable. I dont eat chicken/pork/beef so I always got shrimp tacos with two side salads since all other sides contain animal products. Now, it's $2 for a teeny salad. Good food but not many options for those who... More 

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McKinney, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Seems a lot of "food bloggers" have no clue what Petra serves. It is not tex mex, if it was they would serve Taco Bell tacos and refried beans. I come here for lunch at least once per week with a few coworkers. The managers are always quick to fix any problem, the staff has always been helpful and friendly.... More 

1 Thank jaylockhart9999
Mesa, Arizona
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This place was not great at all. Especially their chips and so called queso...so gross!!! We felt we were eating paper, not a good taste. Their taco's & tostada's were just ok, nothing special about them . One employee asked us how we liked the chips, we did express our feeling, later to see them throwing them all out in... More 

Thank Dng85
McKinney, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

It started out great, but has become so mediocre. The staff seems disorganized and the service haphazard. One of the 2 salsas served with chips seemed to have solidified, so we avoided it. My Chicken Mexicana was tough and tasteless. Even the lime rice and Mexican pasta we liked so much in the past is not the same. We hoped... More 

2 Thank Ceej123
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Petra's is different, A good different. Menu is unique, food is oustanding, prices are reasonable. I wish the location was more convenient, but I love this place.

2 Thank Derrel F
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Typically very good. However, recently it's been okay. The burrito is great and plenty to share with someone. Queso and tacos are good. The daily specials seem to be hit or miss.

2 Thank BarnScott
Sherman, Texas
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Noticed almost every person was new today and that was Red Flag #1 Soup was thick more like a dip Red Flag #2 And sadly food was not as good!!! Why does management let this happen!! Very disappointed! Not only was this one of my favorites but I use to recommend!

1 Thank Kathleen T
McKinney, Texas
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The queso is delicious! I also love their tortilla soup - a bit creamier than most. Fish tacos (grilled not fried) are my go-to. Portions are generous, staff is friendly, place is always clean.

1 Thank kelcalkins

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1751 West Eldorado Parkway, Suite 300, McKinney, TX 75069
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: 19729841981

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