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The Patio on Guerra

116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
+1 956-661-9100
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
116 S 17th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5134
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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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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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food as service. Main dining room can be very noisy. Tables in the patio are very nice on cool evenings.

Thank Kenneth E
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 September 2017 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 12 February 2018

When in McAllen this place is a must. The ambiance and entertainment was top notch. The outdoor patio area is so beautifully lit up in the evening. We did not have a reservation but they accommodated us and I am so glad they did. The...More

Thank Maricela G
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

You can never go wrong with the patio. The cucumber martinis are very refreshing. The tapas are delicious. We have been here many times & it never disappoints. The filet is tender & juicy. If you’re looking for a quiet dinner on the weekend do...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The ambiance is wonderful, low key and quiet. The food was excellent, I had the ribeye and my wife had the generously portioned pork Chop. The meat was cooked to perfection. We had the lobster and portobello mushroom appetizer was out of this world. This...More

Thank KMdds
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We came to The Patio for a seminar/financial presentation. The food we selected was excellent. Service was great and we will return again for a special occasion. Highly recommend it!

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I took my wife for her 71st birthday to this restaurant for our first visit, and it will NOT be our last visit. Absolutely wonderful place to dine!!! When we arrived there was a large card on the table wishing her a Happy Birthday, and...More

Thank use2bbandman
Reviewed 24 December 2017

What a GREAT restaurant! Located in an historic building and beautifully restored. The food could not be better. Dinner for our anniversary........table had a card indicating it was our anniversary with glitter sprinkled around. From the hostess to the waiter to the other staff the...More

1  Thank SGMTommy
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The Patio on Guerra is the place to go for a true dining experience in the Valley. The decor is simple but elegant, the food is exquisite and the service is impeccable. My husband I love the fact that we can not only enjoy the...More

Thank dbeckett51
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The Patio on Guerra at lunchtime is one of the secret gems of MCALLEN. Historic building in historic preservation area, close to th FAMOUS Casa de Palmas RENNAISANCE hotel. At lunch it is SURPRISINGLY QUIET. Low beautiful music, real gas lamps, linen tablecloths, great service,...More

Thank Gilbert E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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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