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Republic of the Rio Grande

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Latin, Mexican
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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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McAllen, Texas
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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194 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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172 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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117 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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
Atlanta, GA
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been fortunate to visit here twice and found the food and service great both times. Everything is tasty. Pizzas. Yes. Calzones. Yes yes. Entrees. Duh. Salads. Yum. You won't be disappointed. Last visit I was lucky to have a chance to taste my friend's calzone. And he got misty saying how it was the best calzone he's ever had.... More 

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Richland, Mississippi
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76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Celebrated my wife's birthday here. Beautiful restaurant with outside patio with a large fountain. My wife had the ribeye which was perfectly cooked and asparagus. I chose the Barramundi Filet. It was served with a lemon caper white wine sauce which complimented it. For an appetizer we chose the guacamole. It was very fresh and a large serving. Couldn't resist... More 

Thank SGMTommy
Conroe, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went here for dinner - it was great. Have beeen here before. Music is great too. It's a small band - 3 guys - but they are wonderful. Not very crowded but great - they have an outside patio. We sat there the night we were there it was a little cold and rainy but well worth listening to the... More 

Thank Angie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Southwestern, Latin, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?