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The Patio on Guerra

116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
+1 956-661-9100
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quail” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Any plate you get is exquisite. Staff are very attentive. Food is fresh and hot. Drinks are great as well.

Thank FlorLozano83
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Can't say enough about this restaurant. Family owned by the Guerra family, it's not only a beautiful place to eat but the food is wonderful. My husband enjoys their steaks, I enjoy their salmon & we both enjoy the shrimp! They help celebrate events by...More

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had to plan dinner for my boss for an important business dinner but I knew nothing about the area. I took a chance on your restaurant, made reservations for seven and got nothing but compliments! Thank you so much for taking care of our...More

Thank ChristineCipriano
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with two colleagues. We went to dinner four times and this was by far the best experience. I had the Cowboy ribeye and it was amazing, flavorful, massive and tender. My colleagues had the salmon and the sirloin and were both...More

Thank Calimar75
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It was November, my sisters birthday and a group of our family got together and CELEBRATED! The atmosphere is Alluring and Laidback. Great wine list and Very Diversified Menu with an array of EXCELLENT choices. Quail, Lamb, Steaks and the list goes-on! Deliciously Scrumptious!

1  Thank CECILIA M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere. The wine list is very good. I have tried the quail a few times and I really like how it is prepared here. Crab cakes tasty and nicely prepared. Ahí tuna properly sheared. Adding to the appetizers the lamb lollipops are great. The...More

Thank Carlos A
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great food, live music, and drinks in a patio atmosphere! Extensive menu, in the heart of downtown McAllen, 5 minute walk from our hotel.

Thank Armando R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our table was prepared with a special birthday greeting for me. The complimentary dessert was served in a tray which featured chocolate, hand-drizzled best wishes. Sumptuous food, well-plated Lovely atmosphere. Plenty of parking behind the establishment.

Thank Tmac7303
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Patio on Guerra has been one of our favorite restaurants for my wife and me through quite a few years now. The ambiance, cuisine and, especially, staff have maintained the same level of excellence since day one. This is the example of a place...More

Thank AvidTraveler-McAllen
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Patio on Guerra has it all. Good Food, great service and the best scenery in Town. Prices are a little bit high but at the end, it's worth it! Great wine selection! If you're celebrating any occasion and you want it to be fancy, this...More

Thank Mauricio J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-661-9100
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The Patio on Guerra is a family owned restaurant serving prime steaks and seafood in the ambiance of a 100 year old building. Dining is hosted in both the indoor dining room as well as the beautiful outdoor patio for lunch and dinner. The outdoor patio also hosts live music on the weekends with contemporary jazz featured on Fridays and tropical salsa on Saturdays. There is a fully equipped private room that seats up to 65 guests and is readily available to accommodate business meetings and social events. Our staff looks forward to serving you and helping make your dining experience memorable.
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