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The 9 Best Restaurants In McAllen

Updated: June 30, 2022

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in McAllen look no further than this list. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in McAllen. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Yasuke Japanese Sushi

Japanese, $$, McAllenJapanese, $$McAllen
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Santa Fe Steakhouse & Cantina

New American, $$$, McAllenNew American, $$$McAllen
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Patio on Guerra

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

Bella Mia Italian & American cuisine

Italian, $$, McAllenItalian, $$McAllen
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Espana Mediterranean Cuisine

Mediterranean, $$$$, McAllenMediterranean, $$$$McAllen
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Republic of The Rio Grande

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Uno Cocina de Mar

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Jaiba Mexican Seafood Grill

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Koko's Cafe Uptown

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 9 lists and articles from top sources like , 1254 McAllen restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

The highest-rated restaurants for brunch in McAllen are Rosmani, Azucar and Sal, and Toni Burger.

Rosmani, Azucar and Sal, and Toni Burger are the highest-rated late-night restaurants in McAllen.

Subway, Prasad Foods, and Yasuke Japanese Sushi are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly restaurants in McAllen.

Rosmani, Azucar and Sal, and Toni Burger are restaurants with outdoor seating in McAllen.

Rosmani, Toni Burger, and La Casa de La Barbacoa are the highest-rated restaurants that is good for groups in McAllen.

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