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Republic of the Rio Grande

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1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
+1 956-994-8385
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The $10 Margaritas were well below average. They tasted OK, but more like a $4 - $6 drink. The $21 avocado salmon was OK but the $22 barramundi filet lacked flavor. It could have been Tlapia! The vegetables had zero seasoning - no salt or pepper or anything else to give them taste. Not worth the $80 we spent!

Thank Robert M
Edinburg Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice evening with family enjoying an outdoor dinner. Meal was tasty and fresh out of the oven. Just like I like it!!

Thank monicamT4675ZY
Indianapolis, Indiana
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Republic on Saturday night because they have live entertainment. The band was great but the food was simply amazing. I ordered the seafood enchiladas and seriously thought about going back the next day for more. The service was okay, it could have been better but the food and entertainment more then made up for it. Good food... More 

Thank Angela G
McAllen, Texas
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great food, excellent service and friendly wait staff. This is not an ordinary restaurant. The meals are gourmet, flavorful, and worth the wait. The margaritas are unbelievable. I will definitely go here again.

Thank jan a
McAllen, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a good family restaurant for a nice dining experience. I love the pizza! The bar is really nice as well and has one of the best micheladas in town.

Thank markhoskinsartist
McAllen, Texas
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202 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

When here for lunch with friends for our Friday outing. Nice big covered patio that would be great for groups or couples. We decided to eat indoors which is just as nice. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. It was fairly busy. One thing I noticed they have paper and makers on the table to keep the little ones... More 

Thank Kurt.mr S
Buxton, North Carolina
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175 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

"Highly rated, let's give it a chance"..., taking a chance, being from Chicago, we ordered the lunch pizza, salad and tortilla soup. First up: the salad: super fresh with a creative blend of vegetables and DELICIOUS Ranch dressing, next up: tortilla soup......best we have ever had! Well seasoned, crispy tortillas strips!! Then: THE PIZZA! Thin and crispy throughout... fresh vegetables... More 

Thank Bsuttie
Williams, Arizona
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Good, moderate steakhouse kind of place. Nice steaks and burgers. Good side dishes. Service was friendly and attentive. Parking is plentiful. Close to JCPENNEY and the mall.

Thank greenjay1
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Visited on business trip on Valentine's Day. They were BUSY to say the least. But the quality of food and the service did not suffer. Enchiladas and the ceviche were excellent. Good night out.

Thank 428jeffreyh
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I ate her weekly for a few years and never had a bad experience. Great choices on the menu and a wide variety to choose from. Service is top notch. Great place for an occasion.

Thank Mitch M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-994-8385

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