McAllen is full of delicious restaurants, but unfortunately, many had to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Governor Abbot signed into law an order allowing restaurants to have up to 50% capacity. This means you’ll be able to visit some of your favorite restaurants to dine-in again! Here’s a list of locally owned restaurants in McAllen that are now allowing customers to dine-in.

Alicia’s Su Cocina

Come try some of the authentic flavors of South Texas and Mexico at Alicia’s Su Cocina. It’s open daily from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM for dine-in and curbside pickup. You can place your order by calling (956) 540-7017.

Alonso’s Tres Rios Restaurant

Don’t look any further for the taste of Veracruz than Alonso’s Tres Rios Restaurant, but come early! It’s only open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM and Saturday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. To place a curbside pickup order, please call (956) 664-2788.

Bubba’s 33

If you’re looking for delicious burgers and ice-cold beers, then stop by Bubba’s 33! Plus, there are big-screen TV’s everywhere! It’s open for dine-in and curbside pickup Monday through Wednesday from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Thursday from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM, and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Place your order by calling (956) 661-2233.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

This family-friendly restaurant is perfect for any meal. Plus, it has a full bar that features several of their own famous concoctions. It’s open for dine-in Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Reserve your table or place an order by calling (956) 686-6766.

Cowboy Chicken

Come for the rotisserie chicken and stay for the homemade sides! Plus, there are two locations in McAllen open for dine-in, carry out, and delivery from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

  • One location is at 1020 W. Nolana. Please call (956) 686-7777 to place your order.
  • The second location is at 3400 W. Expressway 83. Please call (956) 429-3999 to place your order.

El Divino

Make it an unforgettable evening with a tasty meal at El Divino’s speakeasy lounge. It’s open daily for dine-in and carryout from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM and their number is (956) 627-3990. 

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers 

More than your traditional American hamburger restaurant, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers also features freshly churned creamy custard desserts. It’s open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM and Friday and Saturday from 10:30 AM to 11:00 PM. To place an order for curbside pickup, call (956) 540-2211.

house. wine. & bistro.

Enjoy fine dining at its best at house. wine. & bistro. where most of the menu is locally sourced and served in a relaxing atmosphere. It’s open for dine-in and curbside pickup Monday through Thursday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM and their phone number is (956) 994-8331.

Jason’s Deli

Whether you’re hungry for a fresh salad, stuffed potato, sandwich, or just a dessert, stop by Jason’s Deli where there’s something for everyone.

Jason’s Deli N. McAllen

  • Located at 1308 E. Expressway 83 and is open daily for dine-in, carryout, and delivery from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 664-1700.

Jason’s Deli S. McAllen

  • Located at 4100 N. 2nd St. and is open daily for dine-in, carryout, and delivery from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 664-2199.

Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki

At Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki, it’s all about giving customers the best in quality foods. With a large menu of rice dishes, different rolls, and teppanyaki, Kumori knows there’s something for everyone to love! All locations below are open daily for dine-in, curbside service, and delivery from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM.

  • The 3300 E. Expressway 83 at Palms Crossing Plaza location can be reached at (956) 630-5551.  
  • The 400 W. Nolana Ave. at Nolana Tower Plaza location can be reached at (956) 618-5677.
  • The 4500 N. 10th St. at Uptown Plaza location can be reached at (956) 631-2822.
  • The 8001 N. 10th St. location can be reached at (956) 540-7074.

Le Peep

Fresh, simple, elegant, and inviting. This is what you’ll find at Le Peep for breakfast, brunch, and lunch! It’s open daily for dine-in and curbside pickup from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM and their phone number is (956) 661-9200.

Pepper’s at Uptown

This McAllen staple offers live music and classic American cuisine for lunch and dinner. It also offers daily specials and vegetarian options! It’s open for dine-in and curbside pickup from Monday through Wednesday at 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Thursday through Saturday at 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. It’s closed on Sunday. To place your order, please call (956) 618-5533.

Philly 77

Stop by Philly 77 for delicious Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and homemade milkshakes! Enjoy your meal inside or at their outdoor patio area. It’s open daily for dine-in and curbside service from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 627-2577.

PJ’s Pies

Make your day a little sweeter at PJ’s Pies! Stop by for one of their many made-from-scratch sweet or seasonal pies, sandwiches, and soups. It’s open daily for dine-in, curbside pickup, and local delivery from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. To place your order, call (956) 627-0180. 

Prime by Il Forno

For outstanding food, service, and ambience, don’t look any further than Prime by Il Forno. It’s open daily for dine-in and curbside pickup from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 391-1397.

Republic of the Rio Grande

The Republic of the Rio Grande prides itself on top-quality cuts of meat and an unforgettable dining experience. It’s open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM for dine-in and curbside pickup. It can be reached at (956) 994-8385.

SALT New American Table 

At SALT New American Table, owners Larry and Jessica Delgado provide their clients with a place that serves delectable dishes made with fresh, local products. SALT is open Monday through Thursday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM and Friday and Saturday from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM for dine-in and curbside pickup. To place your order, call (956) 627-6304.

Santa Fe Steakhouse

At Santa Fe Steakhouse, enjoy upscale dining and the finest wines in a beautiful ambiance. It’s open daily from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM for dine-in and curbside service. Their phone number is (956) 630-2331.

The Patio on Guerra

At The Patio on Guerra, you’ll find delicious foods and romantic music set in an incredible setting in the heart of Downtown McAllen. It’s open for dine-in and curbside service Monday through Saturday from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 661-9100.

Tony Roma’s

Foodies unite! Tony Roma’s has some of the best burgers, steaks, and, of course, their famous ribs. It’s open daily for dine-in and curbside service from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Their phone number is (956) 631-2121. 

Yard House

Yard House at La Plaza Mall features a variety of entrées and over 130 beers on tap! It’s open Sunday through Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 10:30 PM, Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM. To reserve your table, please call (956) 664-1878.  

Let’s Eat, McAllen!

Our local restaurants are open again! Stop by any of these local eateries, wear your protective facemasks, and tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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