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Republic of the Rio Grande

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Southwestern, Latin, Mexican, Spanish
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1411 S 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-5025
+1 956-994-8385
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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South Padre Island, Texas
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually visit this restaurants on special occasions such as a birthday or anniversary. It has a very nice atmosphere and a super good menu. I would not recommend this place for kids even though it is a family friendly restaurant. I highly recommend this restaurant if you're going out on a date.

Thank TexasGal1227
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has top notch spirits, the service and ambiance always very nice, but one delightful dish I tried was their Salmon and Capers Pizza. Honestly I thought I was was back on the coast of Spain where I first tasted one. A perfect balance of spices, capers, and salmon on a very thin crust. Paired with a Kendall Jackson... More 

Thank kilela
Bandera, Texas
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch time, four folks, two orders of fajita nachos and margs. All very good, but the four of us could have made it on one order of the nachos.

Thank AirstreamR
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went based on previous reviews , really DISAPPOINTED! While we were waiting for our table inside , (there was a lot of people that just suddenly showed up but the wait was not long) someone from the kitchen made a comment in Spanish " they must have just go off the bus" referring to the large crowd , I... More 

Thank annarod66
Waco, TX, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love this place and try to have dinner there at least one night whenever I visit the Rio Grade Valley. The food is fantastic and I've never been disappointed. They usually have live music on Thursday and Friday nights which makes the patio seating so very special. I highly recommend this experience.

Thank Curtis M
Brampton, Ontario
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196 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went there with a group of eight. Service was good, no complaints there. We were there early as we had no reservations. The food was ok. It is more like home cooking, Nothing fancy, I had the chicken fried steak which was ok. (sorry a lot of ok's) Servings are large. Atmosphere was ok. It seems to be a... More 

Thank Campfiver
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was impressed by the service and the food as well as the menu. Was expecting to have food delivered at different times but all were served in a timely and efficient manner. No small detail was overlooked with my partner being asked if she wanted the entre first or on the side and was delivered accordingly. The food was sumptuous.... More 

Thank David M
Monterrey, Mexico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice dining, and the best is that is not expensive. Pizzas and Calzones are the speciality, but they've amazing salads as well.

Thank Ricardo M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love eating at the Republic whenever we want to have some good food at a decent price with a semi romantic enviornment. Every plate I've ordered here has been great. I really love their brick oven baked pizza it's a must try. The service has always been on point as well.

Thank Beckman13
Datchet, England, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I just happened to be passing on the way to another restaurant just down the street when I saw this place and decided to try it out. I am pleased that I did because they had a very good choice of Tex-Mex and gringo food with some Italian as well. I decided to try a light meal with some nachos... More 

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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, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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?