8 McAllen Restaurants to Try in 2024

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Craving new foodie destinations? From hidden gems to chic hotspots, check out 8 McAllen restaurants known for their diverse flavors, trendy vibes, and the ultimate dining experiences in the new year! 

Photos courtesy of Malandra’s Facebook.

Malandra – Picadera Bar

5921 N 23rd

Monday – Friday 5 PM – 2 AM | Saturday & Sunday 12 PM – 2 AM

If you and your friend cannot agree on food or drinks for Friday night, head to Malandra! This fine dining experience offers incredible cocktails, whiskey, tequila PLUS the perfect bite-sized pairings from artisan sushi and savory tacos.

Noodles & Dumplings

1400 E Expwy 83 Suite 100

Sunday – Thursday 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Friday – Saturday 11 AM – 10 PM

If you are in the mood for authentic Chinese cuisine, or vegetarian-friendly dishes, Noodles & Dumplings is your spot. Enjoy bowls of tonkatsu broth, fluffy bao buns, and dumplings with savory fillings!

Teriyaki Madness

7600 N 10th St Suite 800D

Monday – Sunday 11 AM to 9 PM

Enjoy Asian-style cuisine and enjoy the famous teriyaki sauce made from premium ingredients to create mouthwatering dishes, including yakisoba noodles, salmon and spicy chicken teriyaki! 


Chubby Raccoon Burgers and Cravings

3400 W Expy 83 Suite F01A

Sunday – Thursday 12 PM – 10 PM | Friday – Saturday 12 PM – 11 PM 

Ever heard of a raccoon burger? Try some out here at Chubby Raccoon where you can dine in and feast on burgers and other food cravings! 


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Los Salseados

4905 N 10th St 

Monday – Thursday 11:30 AM – 8 PM | Friday & Saturday 11:30 AM – 9 PM | Sunday 11:30 AM to 5 PM 

Your next go-to place for buttery and grilled seafood in McAllen! Enjoy a heaping botana for you and friends or try fine-dining experiences such as seafood pate, carpaccio, classic ceviche, tacos and sweet conchas!

The Human Bean

1124 E Nolana Ave

Monday – Sunday 5 AM – 10:30 PM 

This drive-through coffee place is a must if you’re looking for something on the go. Try cool spins on frozen hot-chocolate, teas, and a delicious chocolate-covered espresso bean with every purchase! 

Taj Mahal

5281 N 23rd St

Monday – Saturday 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM | Sunday 12:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Visit this new McAllen restaurant for your fix of Bangladesh and Indian food! Taj Mahal boasts their 100% halal food, so you can enjoy their savory beef, egg, or lamb burgers; sink your teeth into a warm bowl of curry or masala, or their tandoori chicken and kababs!


8025 N 10th St Suite #140

Monday – Thursday 11 Am – 10 PM | Friday & Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM

Previously opened in 2023, Tacocean is your fresh seafood taqueria! Enjoy tostadas, authentic ceviche, Ribeye, and more!

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