Foodies and food enjoyers unite as the time has come to choose and nominate your favorite restaurants, food trucks, or chain restaurants for McAllen Food Madness 2023! McAllen Food Madness is a competition hosted by the city of McAllen, where you can vote on your favorite McAllen restaurants.
Vote on ExploreMcAllen.com, before the week ends, to push your favorite McAllen restaurants to the top spot as the McAllen Madness 2023 champion!
Save the Dates!
- Feb 22nd – 28th we tallied your nominations!
- March 1st – 8th begins the first round with 16 restaurants going head to head.
- March 9th – 16th begins the second round with 8 restaurants going head-to-head.
- March 17th – 24th begins the third round with only 4 restaurants going head-to-head.
- March 27th – April 3rd begins round 4 with the last 2 restaurants going head to head.
The winner is announced!
Nominations for McAllen Food Madness 2023
Two restaurants tied for this year’s #32 spot in the McAllen Food Madness tournament. And it is Mori vs. Doble M! We asked the people to vote, and you chose Mori as the final contender! We thank all McAllen restaurants and encourage you to try again next year.
Did you know:
- This was the first year we allowed food trucks to be nominated!
- Both Baja Tacos and Diego’s Food Truck have made it to the top 32!
- The Mercado District had one restaurant make it to the top 50 – Jolene’s is known for simple southern food
- We had our first-ever food prep restaurant make it to this year’s nominations – be on the lookout for FitGrill in the Upcoming weeks!
- Magnolia Coffee Bar is the first coffee shop to make it onto the McAllen Food Madness 2023!
- Yasuke Noodles and Bar is back by popular demand–will it keep its reigning title? You decide!
Don’t Forget to Vote for McAllen Food Madness 2023!!
Vote on ExploreMcAllen.com, for all of your favorite McAllen restaurants before the week ends!
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