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The 15 Best Seafood Restaurants Near McAllen

Updated: June 21, 2022

Is there anything tastier than a well-made plate of Seafood? Not when you have McAllen restaurants like these. We determined the greatest places for seafood in McAllen by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. So the next time you need coconut shrimp, calamari, or some creamy seafood chowder head to these top spots!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

The Patio on Guerra

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

Espana Mediterranean Cuisine

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

Muelle37

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

La Uno Cocina de Mar

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

LA Crawfish

Creole, $$, McAllenCreole, $$McAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

La Jaiba Shrimp House

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

El Terco Seafood

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Mambo Seafood

$$, McAllen$$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Los Mismos Tacos Al Pastor

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Costa Messa Restaurant

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mariscos El Culichi

Mexican, $$, McAllenMexican, $$McAllen
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Shogun Japanese Steak House

Japanese, $$, McAllenJapanese, $$McAllen
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Hayashi Japanese Hibachi and Sushi Bar

Japanese, $$, McAllenJapanese, $$McAllen
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Ceviche Ceviche

Peruvian, $$, EdinburgPeruvian, $$Edinburg
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Lin’s Express

Asian, $$, EdinburgAsian, $$Edinburg
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

Why these restaurants?

Choosing the right spot for Seafood can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 1254 restaurants in McAllen, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 9 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in . 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. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in McAllen Seafood.

Frequently asked questions

The Patio on Guerra, PRIME Steak & Seafood, and Pausa Cocina De Autor have outdoor seating and Seafood in McAllen.

PRIME Steak & Seafood, Muelle37, and La Uno Cocina de Mar are the highest-rated spots for seafood delivery in McAllen.

There are 24 seafood spots in McAllen.

The Patio on Guerra, PRIME Steak & Seafood, and Espana Mediterranean Cuisine are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for a date night in McAllen.

The Patio on Guerra, PRIME Steak & Seafood, and Red Lobster are the highest-rated upscale spots for seafood in McAllen.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose

    For an elevated experience, pair your tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose. This combination works particularly well because this white wine the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • A next-level pairing for pear cider

    When ordering fish and chips, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of pear cider, a popular cider.

  • Rueda and fish and chips


    If your food palns include Fish and chips, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Rueda, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Fun facts about Seafood

  • For the love of seafood

    Be ready to chow down on seafood in The United States every October. That’s when people there celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • The first ever

    The fish and chips was only thought up in 1860s! We wonder what people ever did without some good fish and chips in their lives...

  • The largest seafood stick ever

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Seafood fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

Parking information

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