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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Pharr

Updated: June 21, 2022

Looking for the best American restaurants in Pharr? These are our top choices for gumbo and fried chicken. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. So if you have decided on some deep dish pizza or BBQ as your next meal try one of the Pharr eateries below.

Find the perfect American restaurant

On The Grill Restaurant

American, $$, PharrAmerican, $$Pharr
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

American, $$$, PharrAmerican, $$$Pharr
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Luby's

American, $$, PharrAmerican, $$Pharr
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Topgolf

New American, $$, PharrNew American, $$Pharr
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Siempre Natural

American, $$, PharrAmerican, $$Pharr
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Fiesta Burger

American, HidalgoAmericanHidalgo
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Southern Fried

American, $, MissionAmerican, $Mission
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Santa Fe Steakhouse & Cantina

New American, $$$, McAllenNew American, $$$McAllen
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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The Patio on Guerra

American, $$$, McAllenAmerican, $$$McAllen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Super Burgers

American, McAllenAmericanMcAllen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

PRIME Steak & Seafood

New American, McAllenNew AmericanMcAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Rail Yard 83 Icehouse

American, AlamoAmericanAlamo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bodega Tavern & Kitchen

New American, $$$, McAllenNew American, $$$McAllen
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Cowboy Chicken

American, $, McAllenAmerican, $McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

ProteinHouse - McAllen

New American, $$, McAllenNew American, $$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Pharr. We pored over ratings for 1254 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Pharr and 9 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Three Best Rated had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Steak Houses in McAllen, TX. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

There are 26 American restaurants in Pharr.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is the highest-rated upscale American restaurant in Pharr.

On The Grill Restaurant, Muelle 37, and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Pharr.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is the highest-rated American restaurant for a date night in Pharr.

On The Grill Restaurant, Muelle 37, and Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Pharr.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for fried chicken

    When having fried chicken, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • Pair heavy meat dish with Vieux Carre

    To elevate your heavy meat dish experience, we recommend some Vieux Carre to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts through the heaviness of the dish.

  • Margarita and grilled burger


    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Margarita complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


Interesting facts

  • A classic dish

    If you take a trip to pecan pie, then the well-known, tasty pecan pie should be on your radar! It is a local classic.

  • A must-visit festival in Chicago

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a Chicago Hot Dog Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Chicago, Illinois, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

  • Wallet breaking hot dog

    There’s no doubt hot dog is delicious, but would you pay $169 for the Juuni Ban at Tokyo Dogin The United States?

Parking tips

Parking has always been a challenge in Pharr. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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