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Republic of the Rio Grande

) #7 of 403 Restaurants in McAllen $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
+1 956-994-8385
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
$$ - $$$
1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Atmosphere is amazing! Food delicious! Always a recommendation to friends. Love the outdoor patio. Bar area is also fun. :)

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly amazing restaurant, band is amazing and staff was very professional and polite. Menu had perfect balance of options

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It might not be the fanciest restaurant in McAllen but I think that overall it's the best one. There is something for everyone and the food is great. My favorite is the enchilada Del Mar ( heavy but delicious). I love sitting on their patio...More

Thank sthlmsgirl
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We've eaten at the Republic of the Rio Grande quite a few times over the last 10 years. We're not regular patrons; their prices are a little high for everyday dining for us. We've had overall good experiences here. However, occasionally we've had less than...More

Thank Kindra G
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. Steaks are unbelievable. Services are fantastic and the menu choices are great. Love the atmosphere and the bar area. You can sit outside and enjoy the evening too.

Thank TTU93
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The food was okay. Nothing fancy. Didn't wait long for Mothers Day. Fast service but I've tasted better. The waiter wasn't as attentive as I expected he could have offered to try other foods. I tried the Alfredo chicken and shrimp. Honestly, the price was...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had to grab a quick bite to eat for lunch, nice restaurant. I'm sure night life is even better. Fajitas were decent, not a big portion. Very nice and attentive staff.

Thank Armando R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The service was normal, not great but not bad either. The food was great, really tasty and shareable. The price is high but not when you compare with other restaurants of this kind. The ambiance was amazing! We got there early (around 7pm) and were...More

Thank 665sonyag
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The $10 Margaritas were well below average. They tasted OK, but more like a $4 - $6 drink. The $21 avocado salmon was OK but the $22 barramundi filet lacked flavor. It could have been Tlapia! The vegetables had zero seasoning - no salt or...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Had a nice evening with family enjoying an outdoor dinner. Meal was tasty and fresh out of the oven. Just like I like it!!

Thank monicamT4675ZY
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Ellen H
16 January 2016|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
The steaks and rib-eye steaks at this place are pricey. I have not ordered a steak at this restaurant for that reason. If you want a good rib-eye steak, I would recommend The Road House In Pharr/Mcallen off of Jackson Rd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-994-8385
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