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Taco Palenque South 10th

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1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5022
+1 956-994-8950
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit here was not a memorable one. I ordered cheese enchiladas and was very disappointed. Next visit I had tacos and they were awesome. The service was a little hard to understand but she was patient with me

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Thank DAYLE L
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, responded to this review

Hi Dayle, we appreciate your feedback. Your comments are definitely noted, and are going to work hard to improve your next visit. We hope to see you soon, thank you. More 

McAllen, Texas
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225 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a great place to get an authentic mexican meal. The atmosphere is busy and friendly. The food is good and the menu is large.

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Thank Madzech
TacoPalenque, Guest Relations Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, responded to this review

You could not have said it better! We're proud to serve deliciously authentic Mexican food. Thank you for your great review, until next time! More 

Texas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a go to choice when I haventer guests from out of town and for my own dining pleasure. The food is excellent, freshly prepared, and from some of the friendliest wait staffs around. One caution: they do use MSG in their soups and some other dishes. If you are sensitive to MSG, be certain to ask before ordering.

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1 Thank janmccoy
TacoPalenque, Owner at Taco Palenque South 10th, responded to this review

Hey Jan, thanks for taking a few moments to write us a five star review. We appreciate you sharing a lovely dining experience with your guests. Yes, our team is happy to serve you! Until next time! More 

Edinburg
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have been at the restaurant at least three times in the last month--at two different locations. Each time I found the service very good, as was the quality of the food. Being a family-oriented place, it can get a little noisy at times. That , however, is to be expected given the number of children accompanying adult family members.... More 

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1 Thank Gouranga G
TacoPalenque, General Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a lovely and descriptive review. We take pride in being able to offer a family friendly environment with delicious authentic Mexican food and great service. See you on your next visit! More 

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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

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Thank alonzoent1
TacoPalenque, Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, responded to this review

Thank you Alonzo! It's soup weather, stop by for some delicious hot soup. More 

Monterrey, Mexico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

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.

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Thank Ricardo M
TacoPalenque, Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, 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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196 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

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.

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Thank Joseph S
TacoPalenque, Manager at Taco Palenque South 10th, 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 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 

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Thank Gina C
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 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 

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1 Thank Mary Ellen R
Monterrey, Mexico
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 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.

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Thank Belindagza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5022
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-994-8950

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?