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The Patio on Guerra

116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
+1 956-661-9100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • 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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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Patio on Guerra
1. Always Amazing
"Great Ambiance Great full Bar and so knowledgeable Food its the best"
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2. Romantic, Best Scenery in Town
"Good Food, great service and the best scenery in Town"
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3. Delicious Food
"Any plate you get is exquisite. Staff are very attentive."
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Reviews (141)
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a 7:15 reservation and were able to park essentially right in front of the restaurant. There were only 5 other tables occupied when we entered but by the time we left almost 2.5 hours later it was about hafl full. It was our...More

Thank Nels S
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Ambiance Great full Bar and so knowledgeable Food its the best my favorite are the Guerra tapas, crab cakes. For entrees Real Red Snapper ( not tilapias like other places) Their selection of meats are outstanding Always a memorable experience if you go with...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty restrauarat, can be hard to find parking. Food is delicious, quite classy. Nice date restaurant, probably not for kiddoes. They have alcohol and many dishes on offer to tempt ur palate. It's clean, classy atmosphere.

Thank navigrewal77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years, this restaurant has been providing consistently delicious food and service. The ambiance is lovely after a long day.

Thank mcdonaldzone
Reviewed 5 weeks 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
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 27 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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