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Restaurants in McAllen, USA: Gastronomy & Typical Cuisine

Restaurants in McAllen, Texas

At McAllen restaurants, you can indulge in a wide variety of meals. You'll find practically every fast food or coffee shop chain like Burger King, Carl's Jr., McDonalds, Starbucks, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Subway, Buffalo Wild Wings, Wendy's, Dairy Queen and much more, along with restaurants for all tastes and price ranges. What are you in the mood for?

American Cuisine in McAllen

American Cuisine in McAllen, Texas

Classic American-style cooking includes traditional treats like apple pie, clam chowder, crab cakes, fried chicken, pancakes, jambalaya and many other recipes, accompanied by a refreshing soda, beer, margarita or your drink of choice. The following restaurants serve delicious meals from the USA:


  • Renaissance Casa de Palmas
  • The Spanish Room
  • Embassy Suites Hotel
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Luby's Cafeteria
  • Golden Corral #554
  • Blue Island Restaurant
  • Le Peep Restaurant


Chinese Cuisine in McAllen

Chinese Cuisine in McAllen, Texas

If you're in the mood for a mouthwatering chop suey, vegetable fried rice, delicious chow mein, won-ton soup or any other Chinese specialty, then these restaurants are your best option:


  • City Cafe Catering
  • Holy Cow

Delis in McAllen

Delis in McAllen, Texas

This is a relatively modern restaurant concept, whose name comes from the French term "delicatessen". The restaurants serve dishes that combine cured meats, cheeses, pastas, poultry and breads to create sandwiches, baguettes and ciabattas, in addition to tempting cakes. Savor deli meals at the following McAllen locations:


  • Jason's Deli
  • Which Wich Superior Sandwiches

International Cuisine in McAllen

El Patio Restaurant in McAllen

International cuisine combines the best of the world's cooking along with a variety of new options you're sure to love. Whether you're in the mood for fettuccini Alfredo, a juicy steak, rice and veggies, chicken soup, fried chicken, seafood or much more, you'll find it at these restaurants:


  • Thai Red Chili's
  • The Patio on Guerra
  • Jia Mongolian Grill
  • Coast Asian Bistro and Bar
  • Taste of India


Italian Cuisine in McAllen

Italian Cuisine in McAllen

Homemade flavors crafted by Italian hands can be found in dishes like pasta, pizza, salad, seafood and steaks, not to mention desserts like profiteroles and tiramisu. Popular around the globe, these recipes never completely lose their Italian roots. Dive into these dishes at restaurants such as:


  • Capellini Storage Galleria
  • Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Plaza Garibaldi Restaurant and Bar
  • Carino's Italian
  • Double Dave's Pizza
  • Russo's New York Pizzeria


Japanese Cuisine in McAllen

Japanese Cuisine in McAllen

Fine sushi and classic maki rolls aren't the only part of Japanese cuisine; you can also try mouthwatering dishes made with pork, chicken, fish, shrimp and vegetables with a variety of sweet and sour sauces. Several Japanese restaurants allow you to watch live show cooking at their "teppanyaki" tables for a unique dining experience.


  • Kohnami Restaurant and Sake Bar
  • Kiko's Uptown
  • Kumori
  • Sakura Japanese Restaurant
  • Yoko's Sushi Restaurant


Mexican Cuisine in McAllen

Mexican Cuisine in McAllen

McAllen's location near the Mexican border makes it the perfect place to find authentic Mexican flavors without leaving the USA, with recipes only Mexican hands can create. Savor delicious chilaquiles, enchiladas, tamales, fajitas, quesadillas, tacos, bunuelos, flan and even "cafe de olla".


  • El Pato Mexican Food
  • Frida's Grill and Cantina
  • Palenque Chicken
  • Palenque Grill
  • Republic of the Rio Grande
  • Taco Palenque
  • Delia's Tamales
  • La Recova
  • El Huachinango
  • Las Cazuelas Grill
  • Tortillas de Harina Alicia's
  • La Abuela Mexican Food Inc.


Seafood in McAllen

Seafood in McAllen

Seafood isn't just healthy, it's delicious! If you're craving soups and grilled dishes with ingredients like shrimp, lobster and crab, or even fish such as snapper, catfish, trout or tilapia, make sure to stop by one of these restaurants:


  • The Bayou Grill
  • La Jaiba Mexican Seafood Grill
  • Red Lobster

Steakhouses in McAllen

Steakhouses in McAllen

The best cuts of steak, pork, and chicken, along with fish and seafood, are available wood-fired or grilled, a popular culinary tradition in modern US culture.


  • Remington Steakhouse
  • Santa Fe Steakhouse
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Peppers at Uptown

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