Check Out These 7 Locations for Unforgettable Sweets During the Holidays in McAllen!


Whether you’re looking to enjoy a cupcake, milkshake, or croissant, McAllen is your sweet tooth destination! Read on for a few locations in the city to enjoy a delicious pastry! If your favorite holiday treat location is missing below, leave a reply so we can let others know!

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RGV Cupcake Factory

They have a selection of holiday-themed cupcakes available daily. Their seasonal flavors include the Abuelita, the Matthew Pecanaghey, a chocolate mint cupcake, a banana nut cupcake, the Charlie Brown, and a new vegan chocolate option. Place your orders as soon as possible to assure availability during the holidays.

  • It’s open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM and Sunday from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM.
  • Located at 3300 Expressway 83 Ste. 1260.
  • Order online or call (956) 618-9979.

Bonhomia | Explore McAllen

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This high-end pastry shop serves a variety of desserts daily. Bonhomia offers tarts, cake in a jar, mousse cakes, mini eclairs, cronuts, and croissants.

  • It’s closed on Monday but open Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
  • Located at 920 N. Main St. Ste. 160.
  • Call (956) 627-0594 for more info.

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CC’s Sweets & Tweets

Choose from a variety of cupcakes like Gingerbread, Eggnog, Elf Spaghetti, Candy Cane Forest, and more! Christmas platters, Pumpkin Rolls, Christmas-Shaped Macarons, and more are available online for pre-order. Please allow 72 hours of advanced notice for pre-orders.

  • Located at 5401 N. 10th Ste. 117.
  • Order online or call (956) 627-2420.

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Birdie Bistro

Taste Birdie Bistro’s delicious brownie a la mode, cakes du jour, and mostachon. They offer different desserts daily, call ahead to see what’s on their menu.

  • It’s open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 AM until 9:00 PM, Friday from 8:30 AM until 11:00 PM, and Saturday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM until 11:00 PM. It’s closed on Sunday.
  • Located at 301 N. Main St. Ste. 2.
  • Call (956) 627-3205 for more info.

Los Pasteles Caseros de Gaby

Los Pasteles Caseros de Gaby offers cakes, cupcakes, pies, and more. They’re known for their specialty cakes like Snickers, Ferrero, Milky Way, Kisses, Oreo, and many more flavors. Visit their location to see what’s available or call ahead to place an order. They will stop taking orders one week before Christmas Day.

  • It’s open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM.
  • Located at 1001 S. 10th
  • Call (956) 627-4099 to place your order.

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Philly 77

Do you like milkshakes? Philly 77 has different daily options like Strawberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Brownie Shake, and Red Velvet Shake. Try their Ginger Shake, which features a mini gingerbread house on top of the milkshake, available for a limited time.

  • It’s open Monday through Wednesday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM, Thursday through Saturday from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM, and Sunday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
  • Located at 1123 U.S. Highway 83.
  • Call (956) 627-2577 for more info.

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Small Cakes Cupcakery & Creamery

Every Thursday in December, they will have their Reindeer Chow Cupcake, which is a chocolate cupcake with chocolate buttercream and garnished with M&M’s. They will offer custom orders on their cupcakes and cakes until December 22nd. Call to place your order.

  • It’s open every day from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
  • Located at 3400 Expressway 83.
  • Call (956) 800-5220 to place your order.

Treat Yourself, Explorers!

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