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Cracker Barrel

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$$ - $$$
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3817 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78503-8145
+1 956-683-1874
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why can't I order hashbrowns and you hold the grits? Why would you WASTE food, putting them onto my plate if I don't want them? I was so pissed and put off by our waitress, I ordered the hot beef.

Thank Angela S
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

you must take a breakfast and shop something here, pancakes are the best in the world, great and quick service

Thank Daniel A
Aransas Pass, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I work in the McAllen area a lot, I usually like eating the Cracker Barrel breakfast because it's awesome! Every time we have eaten breakfast at this location we have got the same morning waitress who seems to hate her job, always complaining about tips and always going back to the table and she would leave the... More 

Thank neilsmith1967
Mission, Texas
Level Contributor
97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

i had the grilled chicken salad. it was huge and done very well. someone else had the ruben sandwich and said it was done the right way. great service and fast. so if you're in a hurry AND want to eat healthy this place works great.

Thank smatthews8473
El Paso, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have visited CB several times in our stay here at McAllen(Hawthorne Suites) I have to say that the pecan pancakes are to die for. look forward to our next breakfast at CB

Thank SergioC2002
Edinburg, Texas
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I had not been to this restaurant in several years and I must say there food is phenomenal. Had the special of the day and the chicken was cooked very well and was not dry at all. Loved the brown rice pilaf and the green beans. But the best thing were those biscuits. YUMMY!! Servers were nice and courteous. Can't... More 

Thank FroggyG73
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A group of 8 of us stopped in for lunch. We were seated immediately. Our waitress was Norma and she was prompt and very helpful.Most of us selected the Grilled Chicken Salad and soup. I selcted the Clam Chowder and it was delicious. The salad was crips with several mini tomatoes and a wide selection of dressings. The salad was... More 

Thank Wallybee43
Queretaro City, Mexico
Level Contributor
102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went on a saturday and it was packed. After a short wait we were seated and the service was fast and efficient. The hot biscuits are delicious and everyone at our table enjoyed thwir breakfast. Prices are reasonable.

Thank GerenciaCoyoteMarino
McAllen, Texas
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This location has consistently served a great meal for my family. When we go, we always ask for Pat's section, even if we have to wait. She is their absolute BEST server and remembers our orders every time. Thanks for making our family meals a great experience!

Thank rgvgringo
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Good service good food very pleasant experience. Quiet day some customers, but not crowded or too noisy. Would recommend to go in between meals time for quiet experience. Retired people can do that and stay away from crowds during meal times.

Thank WeslacoTexasTerry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3817 W Expressway 83, McAllen, TX 78503-8145
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-683-1874

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?