Enjoy Valentine’s Day in McAllen with Your Loved Ones At These 5 Perfect Locations


Love is in the air! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of these five restaurants in McAllen where you can spend time with the one you love! Whether it’s American food, Italian food, or a buffet style that you two crave, McAllen is ready to serve you!

The Centennial Club

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*Photo courtesy of The Centennial Club Facebook page.

5:30 PM until 12:00 AM | $125 per person

Select your five-course meal from pre-chosen menu items. A glass of wine or cocktail is included!

  • The meal includes appetizers, side dishes, your choice of entrée, and dessert. You can see the menu by clicking here.
  • While you dine, listen to music both in the cantina and the restaurant.
  • Each couple will receive a complimentary rose.
  • Located at 1410 Austin Ave.

For reservations, call 956.627.6257. Tax and tip are not included. A deposit of $25 is required and non-refundable.

El Divino Dining & Cocktails

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*Photo courtesy of El Divino Dining & Cocktails Facebook page.

7:00 PM or 9:00 PM | $96 per person

Make your reservation at either available time to enjoy El Divino’s five-course meal!

  • The meal includes salmon crudo, confit potatoes, seared duck breast and hearts, beef tenderloin with sweetbreads, and orange blossom rice pudding with strawberries.
  • Each couple will be offered a cocktail pairing with their meal, but it is optional.
  • Relax to the sounds of a live acoustic guitar while you dine.
  • Located at 2833, 5001 N. 10th

For reservations, call 956.627.3990. No deposit is required. Cancellations must be made 24 hours before the reservation. If you neglect to cancel a reservation, a charge of $50 per person will be applied.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel McAllen

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6:00 PM until 9:00 PM | $120 per couple

Large parties are welcome to enjoy this Valentine’s Day Dinner Buffet, which includes:

  • A variety of soups and salads.
  • Blackened red snapper, chicken, Angus beef, and pasta.
  • Mashed potatoes and a vegetable station.
  • An array of fruits, cakes, cookies, and a chocolate fountain.
  • Live music will be provided by EJ Colbath.
  • Located at 1800 S. 2nd

For reservations, call 956.686.3000.

La Cucina

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*Photo courtesy of La Cucina Facebook page.

4:00 PM until 9:00 PM | $150 per couple

Enjoy a bottle of champagne and choose from a pre-selected four-course menu!

  • The first course includes your choice of soup, feta fritters, or mussels in Fra Diavolo sauce.
  • The second course will include a salad.
  • The third course includes pasta amore with your choice of filet mignon, salmon, or chicken scarpiello.
  • The fourth course includes Chef Damiano’s sweetheart dessert.
  • Located at 400 W. Nolana Ave. Ste. N1

For reservations, call 956.686.7442 or email lacucinamcallen@gmail.com. Tax and tip not included.

Santa Fe Steakhouse and Cantina

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*Photo courtesy of Santa Fe Steakhouse and Cantina Facebook page.

5:00 PM until 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM until 10:30 PM | $60 and $100 per person

Choose the early dinner time and enjoy a three-course meal that includes:

  • Your choice of appetizer.
  • Your choice of beef ribeye top, beef tenderloin, salmon, or chicken breast.
  • The meal includes an assortment of desserts and a glass of sparkling wine.

Choose the later dinner time and enjoy a four-course meal that includes:

  • Your choice of appetizer and a side dish.
  • Your choice of Australian Wagyu ribeye, petite filet and lobster tail, bronzini fish filet, or New Zealand rack of lamb.
  • The meal includes an assortment of desserts and a glass of sparkling wine.
  • Located at 1918 S. 10th

For reservations, call 956.630.2331 or go through the Open Table App. Tax and tip not included.


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