Restaurants in Brownsville

Best Restaurants

Malachela 800 Frontage Rd Unit 28, Brownsville Bar • $$

“Malachela is a popular spot known for its great food, friendly service, and a fun self-serve beer concept. Guests enjoy a casual atmosphere where they can activate taps with a bracelet and pay by the ounce, choosing from 30 taps that include beer, ciders, and wines. Notable dishes include the California fries and Tuna Tostadas. With its unique drink selection and welcoming vibe, Malachela is highly recommended for anyone looking to support local.”

4.9 Superb41 Reviews
Dodici Pizza + Wine 1200 E Adams St, Brownsville Pizza • $$

“Dodici Pizza + Wine is a fabulous restaurant with an amazing ambience and top-notch service. The quaint eatery offers a wonderful atmosphere, both indoors and outdoors, with a beautiful patio and interior. The menu features unique wood-fired pizzas, including the scampi pizza with actual gulf shrimp and the chorizo pizza, as well as generously sized appetizers like the Meat and Cheese plate. The servers are attentive and knowledgeable, offering great wine pairing suggestions to complement the delicious food. With its excellent service, varied seating options, and great food, Dodici Pizza + Wine is a must-visit in downtown Brownsville and the RGV area.”

4.6 Superb82 Reviews
Chilmoli Mexican Steakhouse 1001 E Washington St, Brownsville Mexican • $$$

“Chilmoli Mexican Steakhouse offers an amazing dining experience with exquisite food and exceptional service. The ambiance is elegant and welcoming, with each dish being a culinary masterpiece bursting with flavors. The fusion of ingredients creates a symphony of tastes that are truly delightful. The El Classico drink made with Mezcal is a must-try, perfectly complementing the dishes. The service, especially from Eloy Sanchez, is impeccable, going above and beyond to ensure a memorable experience. The handmade tortillas are a standout, with must-try dishes including the fried cauliflower steak, Brussel sprouts, cowboy ribeye, and the banana dessert. Chilmoli sets itself apart with its grace, caliber, and solute to Mexican cuisine, making it a fantastic spot in DT Brownsville for a unique dining experience.”

4.7 Superb54 Reviews
Surfing Crab Brownsville 2500 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Seafood • $$

“Surfing Crab in Brownsville offers delicious food, according to recent visitors. While service can vary, some guests have praised servers for their attentiveness and friendliness. One standout server, Ana, was noted for providing excellent service with a smile, leaving a memorable impression on guests. It is suggested that requesting Ana as a server can enhance the dining experience at this restaurant.”

4.4 Superb178 Reviews
Texas Roadhouse 3400 Frontage Rd #77/83, Brownsville Steak House • $$

“Texas Roadhouse offers a delightful dining experience with exceptional customer service. The staff, including the To Go Specialist, sets a high standard with friendly and attentive service. Ruby, the manager, and servers like Caleb provide kindness and ensure guests' needs are met. While wait times may be long, the food and service are consistently top-notch, with delicious drinks and a welcoming atmosphere. Overall, Texas Roadhouse is a great choice for a satisfying meal and excellent service.”

4.4 Superb165 Reviews
Muelle 37 2921 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Seafood • $$

“Muelle 37 offers delicious food and excellent service, with friendly and helpful waiters. The restaurant accommodates dietary restrictions and has spacious parking, as well as wheelchair accessibility. While the happy birthday song can be loud, the overall atmosphere is lively, with good vibes and a welcoming environment.”

4.5 Superb63 Reviews

Restaurants by Cuisine

RJ's BBQ 2704 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Barbecue • $$

“RJ's BBQ is a highly recommended spot with excellent food at a reasonable price. The brisket is tender, juicy, and moist, while the ribs are extremely tender with meat falling off the bone. The sausage is also a highlight, and the potato salad and coleslaw are delicious. With a convenient drive-thru option, RJ's BBQ is a must-visit for BBQ lovers.”

4.8 Superb20 Reviews
Madeira 805 Media Luna Rd #800, Brownsville Fine Dining • $$$

“Madeira restaurant offers great food and service, with a delicious menu and good ambiance. The prices are reasonable, and they provide water, wine, bread, and entrees. While the restaurant can be a bit dark, it's a nice place to dine, especially for special occasions like anniversaries. Customers can enjoy their meals indoors or outside with a view of the resaca. The staff is accommodating, and the restaurant is perfect for elegant dinners or romantic evenings. Overall, Madeira is a spectacular place to eat, recommended for future visitors.”

4.5 Superb40 Reviews
Holy Smokes BBQ & Catering 6305 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Barbecue • $$

“Holy Smokes BBQ & Catering offers tender brisket, flavorful sausage, and delicious jalapeño creamed corn. This clean and welcoming restaurant has a Western atmosphere, friendly staff, and generous portions. With great customer service and a lively atmosphere, complete with live music, Holy Smokes is a great spot to return to.”

4.5 Superb33 Reviews

Restaurants with Delivery

“Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers offers a delightful dining experience with its tasty menu items, including the flavorful jalapeño burger, savory cheese curds, and the renowned frozen custard. The restaurant boasts a clean and welcoming atmosphere, complemented by the friendly and attentive service from the staff. Customers consistently praise the establishment's commitment to providing a family-friendly environment and exceptional food quality.”

4.9 Superb206 Reviews
Boba Tea Express 2451 Pablo Kisel Blvd Ste B-2, Brownsville Bubble Tea • $

“Boba Tea Express offers fantastic customer service, especially thanks to employee Edgar. Visitors recommend trying the strawberry with banana Boba or taro milk tea. Edgar's friendly and helpful guidance makes the experience top-notch, ensuring a return visit for more delightful beverages.”

5 Superb61 Reviews
Denny's 6131 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Diner • $

“Denny's offers great service with good communication and kindness. There are several vegetarian options available and dietary restrictions are well accommodated. The restaurant has ample parking space and a lovely environment. It is kid-friendly and wheelchair accessible. Customers highly recommend trying the nachos and pancakes, with servers like Rebekah providing a phenomenal dining experience. Relaxing and comfortable energy make Denny's a must-visit spot.”

4.8 Superb111 Reviews
Denny's 1875 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Diner • $

“Denny's is a welcoming restaurant with exceptional service. Servers like Vanessa and Jorge are friendly and attentive, taking orders and checking in regularly to ensure a pleasant dining experience. The food is delicious, and the manager is often engaged with customers, helping servers with orders. The restaurant is particularly great during busy periods, with servers like Vanessa efficiently delivering food and plates. Overall, Denny's provides great service and a warm atmosphere.”

4.7 Superb167 Reviews

“Mel's HonkyTonk N Grill offers a welcoming atmosphere, with friendly staff and a clean, spacious setting. The receptionist greets guests with positive energy, ensuring a smooth experience. Servers like Cassie, Erika, and Alexis provide attentive and personalized service, making customers feel valued. With a huge parking lot and a lively atmosphere, this restaurant is a great spot to have a good time, whether it's for the first time or a return visit.”

4.7 Superb135 Reviews

“Breadsmith of Brownsville offers a welcoming atmosphere, friendly service, and a wide variety of delicious breads and treats. Their Country Buttertop loaves, cranberry orange dessert bread, and oatmeal raisin cookies are highly praised. With knowledgeable staff and promotions, this bakery is a great spot to visit and try new treats.”

4.8 Superb78 Reviews
Juicin' Alive 74 S Price Rd # 1, Brownsville Juice • $

“Juicin' Alive is a restaurant where knowledgeable employees provide exceptional customer service. The menu offers delicious options, including protein pancakes and signature drinks like Dragon Fruit Lemonade and Golden Beat. While prices have increased, making it less affordable for some customers, the overall experience remains great, with attention to detail and a wide range of healthy smoothies, bowls, and juices.”

4.9 Superb55 Reviews
IQ's juice bar 800 Frontage Rd 77/83 17, Brownsville Juice • $

“IQ's Juice Bar is a popular spot for delicious smoothies and good food, perfect for those on-the-go. The friendly staff provides great service, making it a go-to spot for vegan and plant-based options, including their signature avocado/beet hummus waffles.”

4.9 Superb53 Reviews

“Dona Carmen's Restaurant #3 offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, with small animals crackers and coffee provided while customers wait. The menu features a variety of items, with each costing around $5-$6 if not ordered as part of a combo. The food is delicious, and the service is exceptional, especially from employees like Pola, Ruby, and another staff member from Pelo güero. The servers are attentive, kind, and ensure that meals are served promptly and accurately. This restaurant is a favorite for many, who appreciate the excellent service and tasty food.”

4.8 Superb71 Reviews
Sovereign Coffee 1160 E Alton Gloor Blvd suite C, Brownsville Coffee Shops • $

“Sovereign Coffee offers great coffee and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. It's a perfect place for studying and satisfying dietary restrictions. The service is top-notch, with thoughtful suggestions based on your preferences. Try their omakase, matcha latte with Lavender sweetener, or the rotating Honey latte made with local honey. The café is also veterans-friendly and offers a discount. It's a must-visit for a proper coffee experience in Brownsville.”

4.8 Superb64 Reviews
El Girasol 1800 E Van Buren St, Brownsville Coffee Shops • $

“El Girasol is a charming coffee shop known for its delightful ambiance, delicious beverages, and exceptional service. Customers praise the relaxing atmosphere, creative house-made flavors like matcha lemonade and chai with horchata, as well as the friendly and attentive owners who go above and beyond to ensure a wonderful experience.”

4.9 Superb48 Reviews
Malachela 800 Frontage Rd Unit 28, Brownsville Bar • $$

“Malachela is a popular spot known for its great food, friendly service, and a fun self-serve beer concept. Guests enjoy a casual atmosphere where they can activate taps with a bracelet and pay by the ounce, choosing from 30 taps that include beer, ciders, and wines. Notable dishes include the California fries and Tuna Tostadas. With its unique drink selection and welcoming vibe, Malachela is highly recommended for anyone looking to support local.”

4.9 Superb41 Reviews

“Los Campeones Restaurant offers great food, service, and atmosphere. Known for their homemade dishes, including real chicken tenders. The authentic Mexican food is a hit during the lunch rush, with fresh and delicious meals at low prices. Customers appreciate the attentive staff and plan to return for more tasty dishes.”

4.9 Superb39 Reviews

“SpaceFish Mariscos Restaurant offers a variety of delicious seafood dishes like ceviche tostadas and fried fish and shrimp combination plate. The service is friendly and attentive, with the manager and owner making sure guests are satisfied. The prices are reasonable, and the atmosphere is welcoming. For seafood lovers, this restaurant is a must-visit. Don't miss out on the karaoke nights during the weekends for some extra fun. Whether you're a pescatarian or a fan of pork chops, SpaceFish has something for everyone to enjoy a fresh and tasty meal.”

4.6 Superb101 Reviews
H-E-B 1628 Central Blvd, Brownsville Bakery

“H-E-B is a grocery store known for its friendly and attentive staff, providing excellent service. The store may be smaller in size compared to others, but it is easy to navigate, and check-out lines move quickly. Shoppers appreciate the convenience of finding items using the store's app, and the proximity of the location to nearby neighborhoods. While promotions and liquidation sales are a plus, there have been occasional issues with items not being registered correctly in the system.”

4.7 Superb61 Reviews
Las Ramblas at Market Square 1101 E Washington St Room A, Brownsville Cocktail Bar • $$

“Las Ramblas at Market Square offers a unique experience with its intricate craft cocktails, carefully crafted by dedicated bartenders. The intimate atmosphere makes it an ideal spot for dates or friendly gatherings. With a relaxing ambiance and exceptional service, it's a must-visit in Brownsville.”

4.5 Superb26 Reviews
Mi Tierra Restaurant 4524 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“Mi Tierra Restaurant is a highly recommended spot for seafood lovers, offering delicious food and excellent service. Enjoy fresh chips and salsa, tasty soup, and dishes like ceviche tostada and shrimp with chipotle cream sauce. The friendly, attentive staff and management ensure a wonderful dining experience.”

4.4 Superb37 Reviews
Amor y Pan 800, 77/83 Frontage Rd Unit 16, Brownsville Health Food • $$

“Amor y Pan is a restaurant that offers a wide variety of delicious foods suitable for different dietary preferences. Keto lovers will rejoice with the selection of doughnuts, conchas, and cheesecake, while those looking for hearty meals can enjoy dishes like the Cuban, Italian, and lox. The staff, including Gina, are known for their attentive and helpful service, providing detailed information about the food. The restaurant is aesthetically pleasing, clean, and offers free mimosas. It is particularly popular among those following keto or similar diets, as it offers baked goods made without artificial sweeteners or added sugars.”

4.7 Superb15 Reviews

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“Boqueron Tapas + Wine offers a unique culinary adventure in Brownsville. The tuna plate is a fresh blend of flavors, and the blood sausage with sliced apples is a mind-blowing surprise. The cozy atmosphere is perfect for enjoying tapas and wine from various regions. The knowledgeable staff provides excellent guidance on food and wine pairings. A must-visit for a great tasting experience with exceptional service and an extensive wine list.”

4.9 Superb34 Reviews
Dodici Pizza + Wine 1200 E Adams St, Brownsville Pizza • $$

“Dodici Pizza + Wine is a fabulous restaurant with an amazing ambience and top-notch service. The quaint eatery offers a wonderful atmosphere, both indoors and outdoors, with a beautiful patio and interior. The menu features unique wood-fired pizzas, including the scampi pizza with actual gulf shrimp and the chorizo pizza, as well as generously sized appetizers like the Meat and Cheese plate. The servers are attentive and knowledgeable, offering great wine pairing suggestions to complement the delicious food. With its excellent service, varied seating options, and great food, Dodici Pizza + Wine is a must-visit in downtown Brownsville and the RGV area.”

4.6 Superb82 Reviews
Texas Roadhouse 3400 Frontage Rd #77/83, Brownsville Steak House • $$

“Texas Roadhouse offers a delightful dining experience with exceptional customer service. The staff, including the To Go Specialist, sets a high standard with friendly and attentive service. Ruby, the manager, and servers like Caleb provide kindness and ensure guests' needs are met. While wait times may be long, the food and service are consistently top-notch, with delicious drinks and a welcoming atmosphere. Overall, Texas Roadhouse is a great choice for a satisfying meal and excellent service.”

4.4 Superb165 Reviews
La Scala Restaurant 1552 Palm Blvd, Brownsville Italian • $

“La Scala Restaurant offers excellent Italian cuisine, with a special dinner for 2 including a personal pizza, garlic breadsticks, side salads, drinks, and pasta. The atmosphere is pleasant with good music. They cater to dietary restrictions like vegan options and have ample parking. While lacking a play area, they have a children's menu. The salads are top-notch, pizzas are delicious, and the service is friendly. Despite distracting fake trees, the hot and tasty pasta and fast, polite service make it a worthwhile dining experience.”

4.3 Superb61 Reviews

“Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki Brownsville offers an exceptional dining experience. The staff, including Jojo and Manager Erica/Eric, provide outstanding customer service, taking the time to explain menu options and ensure a personalized experience. The chefs expertly prepare delicious dishes, including sushi rolls, with excellent presentation and flavor. The restaurant has undergone improvements, resulting in quicker service and a welcoming atmosphere. Overall, Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki Brownsville is a great choice for a satisfying meal.”

4.2 Good171 Reviews

“Pollo Palenque in Brownsville offers delicious chicken dishes with unique flavors, such as their distinctively seasoned grilled chicken. Customers can enjoy various sauces and refreshing beverages, including horchata and hibiscus waters. The menu features tasty options like cheesy chicken quesadillas and a satisfying macaroni salad. Known for its cleanliness, comfort, and exquisite food, this restaurant is worth the drive across town.”

4.3 Superb41 Reviews

“Olive Garden Italian Restaurant offers a cozy and clean dining experience with delicious food and attentive service. The children's menu is comprehensive, and the desserts are praised as delicious. The restaurant is wheelchair accessible. Customers highlight the generous portions, especially for the popular "Tour of Italy" dish featuring a variety of pasta favorites. While the service can occasionally be slow during peak hours, the overall experience is highly recommended, with the mozzarella sticks and other appetizers receiving particular praise.”

4.2 Good96 Reviews

“Terras Urban Mexican Kitchen in Brownsville offers a wide variety of liquor and amazing food. The bartender, Daniel, is knowledgeable and recommends great tequilas. The weekly special appetizer, octopus on a bao bun, was amazing with a sweet savory sauce. The Pollo Asado main course was also delicious. Although they no longer serve lunch, the changing menu and great drinks make it a gem in the downtown area. The brunch is incredible, with amazing food and a perfect bloody mary. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a new restaurant in Brownsville.”

4.2 Good69 Reviews
BeachPaws Food Truck 429 W Elizabeth St, Brownsville Food Trucks • $

“It's my first time visiting, and I ordered some shrimp tacos and they were very tasty, they were accompanied by some spicy galeana chips, and a very delicious piece of cheese pie as well. Accompanied by Jamaican water.”

5 Superb6 Reviews
Adry’s Restaurant 6840 FM, Ruben M Torres, Brownsville Mexican • $

“Adry's Restaurant is a cozy Mexican eatery offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The food is delicious, with options like black beans and refried beans. Service is excellent, and the waitstaff is attentive. The restaurant is modestly sized, yet serves some of the best-tasting Mexican food available. The location may be unexpected, but it is worth a visit.”

4.4 Superb14 Reviews
Bubba's 33 2338 North Expy #77, Brownsville American • $

“Bubba's 33 offers a welcoming atmosphere, where friendly staff, including Randy, provide exceptional service. The restaurant is well-organized, with a seamless workflow among staff members. The manager ensures everything runs smoothly. The menu features delicious options, including the best burger ever, and wings. Guests can enjoy a cold drink while watching sports or music on the TVs. While some staff members may not always provide friendly service, the food is well-prepared and tasty, making it a pleasant dining experience. Overall, Bubba's 33 is a great spot to visit, with potential for improvement in customer service.”

4.1 Good126 Reviews
Lola's Bistro 1335 Palm Blvd, Brownsville American • $$

“Lola's Bistro is a charming spot with a lovely view overlooking a pond. The menu offers farm-to-table freshness, with dishes like chicken and waffles and eggs benedict. While portion sizes may be small, the food is good and the service is exceptional, with attentive and friendly staff. The atmosphere is serene, making it a great spot for brunch or dinner. With its unique offerings, like the guava mimosa, and incredible service, Lola's Bistro is highly recommended and worth a visit, even if it's a thirty-minute drive from the island.”

4.1 Good69 Reviews

“Carnitas y Asados Los Martinez offers a delightful dining experience. The lunch buffet features a variety of dishes, including asado de Puerco rojo and Verde, carnitas, pozole, rice, charro beans, refried beans, fideo, Bistek ranchero, and picadillo, all served with hot corn tortillas. The restaurant also offers a Carnitas special on Wednesdays at $10 per pound, and a Thursday deal that includes tortillas and salsas for $30. The food is delicious, and the customer service is excellent. The restaurant is a must-try, especially for those who love carnitas.”

4.1 Good27 Reviews
Morning Glory 1049 E Washington St, Brownsville Brunch • $

“Morning Glory is a restaurant with a beautiful interior, featuring original tile from its previous life as a drugstore. It offers a variety of dishes, with fresh and delicious food. Service is attentive and friendly. However, there have been some issues with noise from young children and minor cleanliness concerns with dishes. Limited parking is also noted. Overall, it is a recommended spot for brunch, with excellent food and a unique atmosphere.”

4 Good110 Reviews
Liam's Steakhouse 4495 Frontage Rd 77/83, Suite B, Brownsville Steak House • $$$

“Liam's Steakhouse offers tasty food with a notable mushroom appetizer, although the water has an unusual taste, according to some reviews. The steak quality is good, but could be more tender for the price paid. The side dishes are ample, but the asparagus serving size is small. The restaurant interior is attractive, but can be quite cold. Service is generally described as decent, with some instances of waitstaff disappearing or taking too long to bring the check. Presentation of food is a highlight.”

3.8 Good65 Reviews
Peacocks Shot Bar 3341 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Bar • $$

“Peacocks Shot Bar is a must-visit destination, especially for those who enjoy bar hopping. With great prices on shots and an awesome variety, it's the perfect spot to take a random shot just for fun. The atmosphere is excellent, with a wide range of drink choices and great music. The friendly and welcoming staff, including bartenders, ensure a fun night out. The wheel of possibilities is a unique feature, offering customers a chance to spin and win a free shot. Overall, Peacocks Shot Bar is a great place to visit for a night of fun and entertainment.”

4.8 Superb11 Reviews
Tacos "El Rorro" 3535 Jaime J. Zapata Ave, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“Excelente servicio, y precios accesibles, recomendado al 100%”

4.8 Superb11 Reviews

“Doña Carmen's Restaurant #2 offers great customer care and service, serving fresh food in a timely manner. The Tampiqueña Plate is a popular choice. With excellent atmosphere and delicious food, including a variety of sauces, this restaurant is highly recommended for its great value.”

4.3 Superb50 Reviews

24 Hour Restaurants

Querido Mexico Lindo 2403 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Mexican • $

“Querido Mexico Lindo is a 24-hour Mexican restaurant that offers a wide range of delicious options at affordable prices. Their tortillas de arina are a highlight, and the Chorizo & Bean Taco and Bean & Egg Taco are both delicious. The green salsa is also a standout. With attentive and friendly service, this spot is perfect for late-night cravings or take-out. The pirate taco is a fan favorite, and the portions are generous.”

4.1 Good43 Reviews
Whataburger 2290 North Expy, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Whataburger is a popular destination for a delicious meal, where customers are treated like family. The restaurant is known for its top-notch service, with attentive and polite employees at the drive-thru and in-store. Orders are always correct and hot, with drinks served without being watered down. The manager is actively engaged with customers and employees, creating a welcoming atmosphere.”

4 Good81 Reviews
Whataburger 1400 Central Blvd, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Whataburger is a reliable spot for burgers, but some visits may be inconsistent. While the customer service can be lacking at times, the burgers are usually delicious. Orders may occasionally be incorrect, but the staff is willing to correct mistakes. The restaurant could improve its exterior by adding more plants, trees, and seating areas to create a welcoming atmosphere and provide shade. Additionally, wheelchair accessibility could be enhanced with more seating areas and space for easy passage. Despite some flaws, Whataburger remains a popular spot for a tasty burger.”

3.7 Good55 Reviews
Jack In The Box 2150 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Jack in the Box has mixed reviews. Some customers have experienced rude service at the drive-through, with unresponsive staff and incorrect orders. However, the food is generally regarded as good and the staff are often described as nice. There are also issues with the drive-through window, causing difficulties for employees. One customer specifically mentions difficulties with having orders fulfilled correctly.”

3.5 Good25 Reviews
Whataburger 6100 Ruben M Torres Blvd, Brownsville Burgers • $

“Whataburger is a popular restaurant that serves a variety of food, including chili cheese fries, chicken spicy, and breakfast items. While some customers have experienced issues with their orders, others have praised the restaurant's food, saying it's the best they've had. The staff has also been commended for their attention to detail and customer service. Despite some inconsistencies, Whataburger remains a go-to spot for many, although some customers have requested vegan options, such as a vegan burger. Overall, Whataburger is a busy restaurant that serves hot and good food.”

3.5 Good68 Reviews
Whataburger 2021 International Blvd, Brownsville Burgers • $

“Whataburger offers a mixed experience. While the atmosphere and service are great, some orders have been incorrect or incomplete. The food's flavor is acceptable, but there have been instances of poorly prepared dishes. Customers have also faced issues with cold, stiff fries, missing items, and rude staff. Despite these drawbacks, the restaurant strives to address complaints promptly.”

3.5 Good80 Reviews
Jack in the Box 4250 North Expy Suite 77, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Jack in the Box is a restaurant that offers drive-thru services. They have a variety of meals on their menu, including biscuits, chicken strips, and burgers. The chicken strips are known to be big and fresh, providing a satisfying meal. However, there have been instances where customers received cold burgers and fries, which affected their dining experience. The breakfast biscuits, which were once popular, have returned to the menu but are not as good as they used to be, according to some customers. The restaurant is generally praised for its great service and fresh, hot food. The drive-thru staff are commended for always providing all the necessary napkins and condiments. However, there have been some issues with the air conditioning in the establishment. The majority of customers have had positive experiences with Jack in the Box, but there is still room for improvement in terms of consistency in food temperature and the quality of some menu items.”

3.3 Good35 Reviews
Jack In The Box 3355 International Blvd, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Jack in the Box has ample parking and is wheelchair accessible with large doors and ramps. The spicy chicken and curly fries were noted as good, and customer service was described as really great. The restaurant offers reasonably priced meals, and they were willing to make a fresh batch of curly fries despite being empty. The international late-night services at other locations have had issues with incorrect orders. The manager, possibly named Johanna, was praised for her customer service.”

3.3 Good47 Reviews
Whataburger 2419 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Whataburger offers delicious salad options, including an apple and cranberry salad, that are practical and satisfying. Vegetarians can enjoy these salad choices as a flour-free alternative. However, there have been issues with the availability of utensils, making it uncomfortable to eat salads with a spoon. The breakfast menu receives high praise, but there have been inconsistencies with the taste of their #2 cheeseburger, as some customers have found it to lack seasoning and flavor. The restaurant's "just the way you like it" motto has not always held true, as there have been instances of missing items in orders, such as fries, drinks, and condiments.”

3.4 Good72 Reviews
Jack in the Box 916 North Expy, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Jack in the Box is a popular fast-food restaurant that has received mixed reviews from customers. While some customers have praised the quality and taste of the food, particularly the chicken strips, others have been disappointed with cold and unappealing meals. The restaurant's menu offers a variety of options, including burgers, chicken, and breakfast items. Many customers have enjoyed the freshly prepared and hot meals, with the chicken strips being a standout favorite. However, some customers have experienced issues with their orders, such as cold burgers and fries, and have had to request remakes. The restaurant's atmosphere and service have also been hit-or-miss, with some customers reporting a clean and well-maintained environment, while others have found the restaurant to be in need of some maintenance and cleanliness improvements. The bathroom facilities have also been a point of concern for some customers. Overall, Jack in the Box seems to provide a mixed dining experience, with some customers finding the food and service to be satisfactory, while others have been left disappointed. The restaurant's commitment to quality and customer satisfaction appears to vary, and customers may have different experiences depending on the location and staff.”

3.3 Good53 Reviews
Jack In The Box 5120 S Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Jack In The Box is a restaurant that strives to provide excellent customer service. Despite some initial issues, such as forgotten orders and a messy men's restroom, the management and staff are kind and respectful. The food is great, and some staff members, like cashier Chris, go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant dining experience. However, there may be occasional issues with cleanliness, such as dirty tables and unclear communication from staff. Overall, Jack In The Box is a decent option for a quick bite, with popular menu items like the Whataburger combo #2.”

3.2 Average42 Reviews
Whataburger 2103 Ruben M Torres Blvd, Brownsville Burgers • $

“Whataburger serves burgers prepared to customers' liking. The restaurant has wheelchair-accessible tables, comfortable entrances, and ramps. The staff, including professionals like Darianna, are kind and understanding. The menu features items like honey butter biscuits and patty melts with various toppings. While the food is often excellent, some customers have experienced inconsistent freshness and unprofessional service from teenage staff in the evenings.”

3.2 Average79 Reviews
IHOP 2430 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Breakfast • $

“IHOP offers a mix of experiences - some find the syrupy pancakes too sweet, while others enjoy the hot and delicious food with friendly service. The atmosphere is welcoming, but some feel uncomfortable with the presence of beggars outside. The French toast is a highlight, and the staff, like Jose Luis, add to the positive dining experience.”

3.2 Average92 Reviews
Whataburger 3580 W Alton Gloor Blvd, Brownsville Burgers • $

“Whataburger is a restaurant that offers online ordering with food ready on time. Known for its kid-friendly environment and bilingual staff, it provides excellent service. The menu offers options for those who prefer no bread, and the #2 hamburger is a popular choice. While filling, it may not be enough for those with larger appetites. Open 24/7, it's a great alternative when other restaurants are closed.”

3.1 Average83 Reviews
McDonald's 1609 Central Blvd, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“McDonald's is known for its exceptional customer service, with attentive staff like Alondra who go above and beyond. This location stands out for its quick service and accuracy in orders. While the friendliness of the staff may vary, the efficiency in taking orders and serving food is top-notch. Customers may not always receive a warm greeting, but they can expect their orders to be handled with care.”

2.8 Average65 Reviews
Chuck E. Cheese 2800 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Pizza • $$

“Chuck E. Cheese is a great place to bring the family, offering a variety of games for kids to play and delicious pizza. The restaurant also features a salad bar and is a popular spot for birthday parties, with a wide range of prizes available. While the service can be slow due to a lack of staff, the employees are friendly and management is attentive. The prices can be high, but the food is good and the atmosphere is clean and welcoming. With arcade games sized for younger children, it's an excellent spot for families with kids aged 1-5, making it a great destination for a fun and memorable experience.”

4.3 Superb48 Reviews
La Troje Bar and Grill 3001 Pablo Kisel Blvd suite b, Brownsville Sports Bar • $$

“La Troje Bar and Grill offers a delightful dining experience. The restaurant serves delicious food, presented in an appetizing manner, in a beautifully decorated setting. The menu offers a variety of dishes, including different cuts of meat served with un-American flavors. Complimentary appetizers, such as chips and salsa with fresh cheese and cactus, and fried beans, are provided. Live instrumental music creates a pleasant atmosphere on weekends.”

4.3 Superb41 Reviews
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JuiceUs

JuiceUs 3090 Pablo Kisel Blvd Suite A, Brownsville Juice • $$

“JuiceUs in Brownsville is a go-to spot for healthy food and quality shakes, like the Puro vanilla Protein shake. The açaí bowls are perfect, made with high-quality ingredients. The staff is welcoming, the atmosphere cozy, and the service is great. A recommended place with a relaxing ambiance.”

4.2 Good107 Reviews

Takeout Restaurants

Angelita's Casa De Cafe 2200 Boca Chica Blvd suite 116, Brownsville Coffee Shops • $

“Angelita's Casa De Cafe offers a great atmosphere for hanging out, working, or catching up with friends. They serve delicious drinks like Horchata and Mocha coffee, as well as great food for breakfast, small lunch, or small dinner. The food, including the croissandilha, coffee, and strawberry horchata smoothie, is amazing. The staff is super friendly, and the hot drinks are awesome. It's a highly recommended cozy little coffee shop.”

4.8 Superb42 Reviews
The Burrito Spot 568 Springmart Blvd suite 1300, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“The Burrito Spot offers delicious food with generous portions and friendly customer service. It stands out as one of the few authentic burrito places, with flavorful options and a bonus of queso fresco. While the atmosphere is simple, it provides ample parking and wheelchair accessibility. Chipotle grill could take some pointers from their excellent food and speed.”

4.6 Superb86 Reviews

“Black Bear Diner in Brownsville offers a mix of Denny's and Cracker Barrel dining experiences, with a diverse menu and all-day breakfast options. The Western burger, 2x2x2, and Bigfoot (chicken fried steak) are some of the menu items with generous portions. While the food is delicious and satisfying, it may not be exceptional. The diner stands out for its cleanliness, friendly staff, and accommodating environment for families with kids and individuals with mobility challenges. Additionally, Black Bear Diner is known for its delicious little pies, with the chocolate creme pie being a popular choice. Overall, it is a great dining option with a charming atmosphere and excellent service.”

4.5 Superb168 Reviews
Crumbl - Brownsville 4345 N Exp, US-77 83 Suite D-200, Brownsville Bakery • $

“Crumbl offers a delightful experience, with a wide variety of flavors to choose from. The presentation is impressive, making it exciting to open the box. The cookies are soft and have a great size to share. The raspberry danish was a favorite, with a true breakfast danish taste. The brownie lived up to its name, with a true texture and not too sweet. The strawberry pretzel cookie had a light whipped cream with jam, which was a nice touch. The lemon cookie was a sugar cookie with a hint of lemon at the end. The staff is kind and the atmosphere is great, with a lovely smell of cookies. Overall, Crumbl is a super good treat that is definitely worth a try.”

4.5 Superb143 Reviews

“Calacas Tacos & Beer offers a delightful dining experience. The sirloin street tacos are a must-try, with perfectly cooked meat, fresh toppings, and soft, homemade tortillas. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, with a lively vibe. The staff is friendly and attentive, ensuring a top-notch experience. Additionally, the service is fast and friendly, with smiling taco preparers. While the programming on the TVs could be improved, the restaurant serves a variety of delicious dishes, including Baja tacos and chicharrón with guacamole.”

4.5 Superb128 Reviews

“Louie & Eric's New York Pizzeria is a small, locally owned pizza shop and restaurant with a unique Anime vibe. The pizza is highly praised for its freshness, flavor, and value. The "Manhattan Project" is a recommended menu item. While the service is generally excellent, there have been reports of long wait times and pick-up orders being prioritized over dine-in customers.”

4.7 Superb43 Reviews
La Güera Hamburgers 1904 E 13th St, Brownsville Hamburger • $

“La Güera Hamburgers is a must-visit spot for delicious and affordable burgers. The flavorful cheeseburger with ham and avocado is a standout item, with no ridiculous upcharges. The burgers are prepared fresh in-house, offering a burst of flavor in every bite. While the chili cheese fries could use a bit more chili, the overall experience is top-notch. Prices are reasonable, making it a great value for a satisfying meal that won't disappoint.”

4.7 Superb43 Reviews
Sweet Tapioca Bubble Tea 940 W Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd, Brownsville Bubble Tea • $

“Sweet Tapioca Bubble Tea offers a delightful array of beverages and treats. Their açaí bowl, boba tea, waffle ice cream, and various milk tea options with taro, lychee, and dragon fruit boba are all praised for their exceptional taste. The establishment is known for its friendly staff and great customer service.”

4.7 Superb41 Reviews

“Surfing Crab in Brownsville offers delicious food, according to recent visitors. While service can vary, some guests have praised servers for their attentiveness and friendliness. One standout server, Ana, was noted for providing excellent service with a smile, leaving a memorable impression on guests. It is suggested that requesting Ana as a server can enhance the dining experience at this restaurant.”

4.4 Superb178 Reviews
Sasi's Thai 937 Frontage Rd Suite 2, Brownsville Thai • $

“Sasi's Thai offers an extensive menu of authentic, hot, and spicy Thai food with traditional ingredients. Customers praise the shrimp curry and the warm, welcoming service. The restaurant has sufficient parking and easy wheelchair access. The food has a homemade feel that keeps customers coming back for more, making it a must-try dining spot in McAllen.”

4.5 Superb74 Reviews
POP-i (Popeii) Ice Cream 400 Old Port Isabel Rd, Brownsville Ice Cream Shop • $

“POP-i (Popeii) Ice Cream is a must-visit destination for gelato and sherbet enthusiasts. The charming gelateria offers an extensive selection of flavors, including the creamy Pecan and Yogurt Gelato and the refreshing Melon and Tamarind Sherbet. The presentation is visually stunning, making every visit an experience to remember. With great customer service, easy parking, and kid-friendly atmosphere, POP-i is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Try their unique flavors, such as Angelita's Cafe ice cream, and earn points for repeat visits. Enjoy a scoop (or two) of pure delight at POP-i!”

4.6 Superb45 Reviews
Muelle 37 2921 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Seafood • $$

“Muelle 37 offers delicious food and excellent service, with friendly and helpful waiters. The restaurant accommodates dietary restrictions and has spacious parking, as well as wheelchair accessibility. While the happy birthday song can be loud, the overall atmosphere is lively, with good vibes and a welcoming environment.”

4.5 Superb63 Reviews
Toddle Inn Restaurant 1740 Central Blvd, Brownsville Mexican • $

“Toddle Inn Restaurant is a favorite breakfast spot in Brownsville, known for its delicious food and outstanding service. The restaurant offers a great variety of dishes, including the popular churro waffle. Although the large main serving area has a unique lighting feature that may not be suitable for everyone, the smaller tables provide a comfortable alternative. The friendly and efficient wait staff ensure a welcoming atmosphere, making it feel like a family gathering every time.”

4.4 Superb127 Reviews

“Tacos Al Vapor Estilo Monterrey is a reliable spot for delicious tacos and taquitos. They offer a variety of options, including potato-bean-picadillo and desherbada, all cooked to perfection. The service is good, and the papa escondido is a must-try when dining in. Clean and tasty, this place is highly recommended for breakfast tacos and more.”

4.5 Superb48 Reviews
911 Café #2 1655 E Ruben M Torres Blvd Suite 208, Brownsville Mexican • $

“The 911 Café #2 offers tasty food, including a generous Mexican breakfast with fresh, hot tortillas. While the restaurant's accessibility for wheelchairs may be an issue, its atmosphere is pleasant, and the prices are reasonable for the large serving sizes. However, the service could be improved by offering additional beverages.”

4.5 Superb48 Reviews
Terras Urban Mexican Kitchen 1212 E Washington St, Brownsville American • $$

“Terras Urban Mexican Kitchen in Brownsville offers a wide variety of liquor and amazing food. The bartender, Daniel, is knowledgeable and recommends great tequilas. The weekly special appetizer, octopus on a bao bun, was amazing with a sweet savory sauce. The Pollo Asado main course was also delicious. Although they no longer serve lunch, the changing menu and great drinks make it a gem in the downtown area. The brunch is incredible, with amazing food and a perfect bloody mary. Highly recommended for anyone looking for a new restaurant in Brownsville.”

4.2 Good69 Reviews
The Kraken Lounge 1123 E Adams St c, Brownsville Bar • $$

“great vibes, drinks, music, and the scenery is legit! Owner very respectful and on point with services!”

4.5 Superb12 Reviews
El Cafecito A-9, 2501 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“El Cafecito is a newly opened restaurant with a friendly staff and good food. The prices are reasonable for the area, and the portions are generous. Customers enjoyed a delicious barbacoa tortilla and a tortilla with beans and avocado for breakfast. The coffee and other drinks were tasty, and the overall experience was enjoyable. Despite the lack of a proper sign out front, the welcoming atmosphere and delicious menu items make it worth a visit.”

4.8 Superb6 Reviews

Drive-Thru Restaurants

7 Brew Coffee 200 Rocky Rd, Brownsville Coffee Shops • $

“7 Brew Coffee is a convenient spot to grab a drink on-the-go, with fast and friendly service, a lively atmosphere, and ample parking. Their drinks are great, including the Decaff White Chocolate Mocha and Large Holiday Punch, which are generously sized and packed with coffee, not ice.”

4.5 Superb79 Reviews
Spanky's Burgers 1355 Palm Blvd, Brownsville Hamburger • $

“Spanky's Burgers is a nice burger place that also offers a variety of other dishes. They are known for their great customer service, with staff who are friendly and attentive. The restaurant is clean and the food is fresh and tasty. It's a good choice for those looking for something different, and they received high praise for their service during a recent family visit. The kitchen was able to prioritize a take-out order for two burgers despite a large crowd, demonstrating their ability to handle busy periods while still providing good service.”

4.4 Superb64 Reviews

“Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers serves great chicken with a good breading recipe that's not too thick, and the Cane sauce is a hit. Fries are solid, though some may find them not crispy enough. The atmosphere can be loud, making conversation challenging. Despite this, the restaurant offers good value, with two combos available for $21. Overall, it's a great spot to return to, with the option to sit outside for a quieter experience.”

4.4 Superb58 Reviews

“Pizza Patron is tied to many memories for very many people I know. This place is a must have if you’re visiting Brownsville, there are 2 other locations and they all make their unique flavor of Pizza Patrón. I recommend buying from this pizzeria; also it’s mostly Takeout than dine in, and very delicious!”

4.9 Superb14 Reviews

“Big Daddy's Burgers & Shakes offers more than just burgers and shakes, with a full menu including Mexican dishes. The Texan burger with bacon, cheese, pulled pork, jalapenos, and pickles is a standout. The service is excellent even during busy times. The flour breakfast taco is huge and flavorful. The Texan Burger and fish tacos are delicious, complemented by tasty chips and salsa. The watermelon Fresca is a must-try, making it a place to revisit when in town.”

4.4 Superb54 Reviews
Chelas and Drinks to Go 300 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Cocktail Bar • $

“Chelas and Drinks to Go offers expensive but worthy micheladas. The Long Island Ice Tea and Clamato are recommended. The Gummy Michelada is a tasty and creative choice. Prices may be high, but it's all about convenience. Exciting drive-thru spot in Brownsville with excellent customer service.”

4.4 Superb37 Reviews
JuiceUs 3090 Pablo Kisel Blvd Suite A, Brownsville Juice • $$

“JuiceUs in Brownsville is a go-to spot for healthy food and quality shakes, like the Puro vanilla Protein shake. The açaí bowls are perfect, made with high-quality ingredients. The staff is welcoming, the atmosphere cozy, and the service is great. A recommended place with a relaxing ambiance.”

4.2 Good107 Reviews

“Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers offers great customer service, with staff greeting customers upon entry and exit. Food is prepared quickly, with orders ready within 2 minutes. The menu features a variety of chicken finger sizes, with a focus on quality over quantity. Lemonade is available for an extra cost. This family-friendly restaurant provides a pleasant dining experience, with kind and patient staff, such as Estrella, who make a difference in the visit.”

4.2 Good71 Reviews

“Visit Tortillas De Harina Doña Chela for delicious, hot tacos made with fresh ingredients. Their papas a la Mexicana taco with yellow cheese is recommended. The tortillas stay soft and tasty even when cold. The salsita adds a good kick. Be prepared for a bit of a wait, as the food is made fresh to order. The small location can get crowded, making parking a challenge at times.”

4.4 Superb16 Reviews

“Captain Bob's Restaurant serves delicious seafood dishes, including shrimp cocktails, pan-broiled fish fillets, and fried shrimp/fish platters. The restaurant is praised for its generous portions, flavorful dishes, and freshly made tostadas. The salsa is a highlight, and the fish soup is reportedly one of the best.”

4.2 Good46 Reviews

“Siempre puntual y de buen animo los trabajadores son lo mejor! Se la recomiendo mucho....”

4.5 Superb11 Reviews
El Vela's Bbq 6825 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Barbecue • $

“El Vela's BBQ is a popular local restaurant that offers exceptional barbecue dishes. Customers praise the delicious brisket sandwiches, perfectly cooked meat, and impressive portions. The potato salad, rice, pickles, and salsa are also highly regarded. Despite the long wait times, diners are consistently satisfied with the overall dining experience at El Vela's BBQ.”

4.5 Superb11 Reviews
3 Marias Quesadillas 3231 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Mexican • $

“3 Marias Quesadillas is a must-visit spot with top-notch empanadas and flavorful sauces. The cozy decor adds to the dining experience, whether you choose to dine in or get takeout. The tinga de pollo empanada is a fan-favorite, and mixing pickled onion with cabbage is a must-try. With excellent food and service, this restaurant is sure to impress both locals and out-of-town visitors alike.”

4.2 Good38 Reviews

“El Rey Del Elote/Hamburguesas offers delicious Mexican-inspired dishes. Their Mexican Hamburger, Hotdog with bacon, and Pico de gallo are popular options. The torta, with or without cheese, is another favorite. The restaurant serves a variety of drinks, including Agua Fresca de piña. The loaded fries and hot dog are also worth trying. With a focus on fresh ingredients and tasty flavors, this restaurant is recommended for its excellent service and overall dining experience.”

4.4 Superb11 Reviews
Luby's 2350 12 North Expy #1094, Brownsville American • $

“Luby's is a bustling restaurant that often has long lines and a full dining area. While the food is delicious and varied, some customers have had negative experiences. Staff, including Manager Mr. Castillo, are generally friendly and helpful. However, some diners have reported overcooked meals and poor service. The restaurant also offers a veterans discount.”

4.1 Good100 Reviews
El Rey Del Elote/Hamburguesas 6860 E Ruben M Torres Blvd, Brownsville Hamburger • $$

“El Rey Del Elote/Hamburguesas offers delicious Mexican-inspired dishes. Their Mexican Hamburger, Hotdog with bacon, and Pico de gallo are popular options. The torta, with or without cheese, is another favorite. The restaurant serves a variety of drinks, including Agua Fresca de piña. The loaded fries and hot dog are also worth trying. With a focus on fresh ingredients and tasty flavors, this restaurant is recommended for its excellent service and overall dining experience.”

4.4 Superb11 Reviews
Toscafino 3001 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Italian • $$

“Toscafino is a restaurant known for its delicious Italian food, with options like tuna tartare, rib eye molcajete, and tuétano on the menu. French fries are available as a side and pair well with the main dishes. Their desserts are generously sized, with the bunuelo being a popular choice. The service at Toscafino is consistently commendable, with staff like Joanna and Mr. Montoya providing exceptional attention to diners. This restaurant is suitable for various occasions, including date nights, girls' nights, and business meetings. It is also kid-friendly, with staff treating young guests with kindness and making them feel special.”

4.1 Good69 Reviews
Lola's Bistro 1335 Palm Blvd, Brownsville American • $$

“Lola's Bistro is a charming spot with a lovely view overlooking a pond. The menu offers farm-to-table freshness, with dishes like chicken and waffles and eggs benedict. While portion sizes may be small, the food is good and the service is exceptional, with attentive and friendly staff. The atmosphere is serene, making it a great spot for brunch or dinner. With its unique offerings, like the guava mimosa, and incredible service, Lola's Bistro is highly recommended and worth a visit, even if it's a thirty-minute drive from the island.”

4.1 Good69 Reviews

Cheap Eats

La Bandera BTX 6418 S Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville Mexican • $

“La Bandera BTX offers a delightful dining experience with its absolutely delicious tacos and burritos, complemented by filling and fresh drinks. The attentive service adds to the overall enjoyment, creating a perfect atmosphere. The restaurant also receives praise for its vibrant vibes, diverse menu, and accommodating staff, making it a top choice for both adults and families.”

4.9 Superb237 Reviews
Cero Grados 995 W Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd, Brownsville Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt • $

“Cero Grados offers a unique self-serve experience, with a clean and delicious selection of yogurts. The staff is friendly, patient, and knowledgeable, explaining options and making recommendations. The variety of toppings and hand-made baked goods, such as cookies and brownies, impress. The restaurant is well-maintained, with a focus on customer satisfaction.”

5 Superb29 Reviews
Louie’s bar&Grill 2404 E 13th St ste b, Brownsville Bar & Grill • $

“Louie's Bar & Grill offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with a relaxing ambiance that feels like a home away from home. The food is delicious, fresh, and reasonably priced, with great options for seafood lovers. The cocktails are unique and taste great, and the service is top-notch.”

4.7 Superb48 Reviews
Sweet Craft Vegan 1280 W Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd Suite C, Brownsville Bakery • $

“Sweet Craft Vegan is a restaurant that offers entirely vegan options, renowned for their delicious conchas, donuts, and oatmeal cream pies. Customers appreciate their attention to dietary restrictions, making it a great spot for all to enjoy. New and varied items ensure repeat visits are always worthwhile.”

4.9 Superb28 Reviews

“Cocteleria El Marisquero is a local seafood restaurant in Brownsville, offering a variety of fresh and tasty dishes. Customers praise the Cajun Shrimp, crispy fried fish and shrimp platter, as well as the friendly service and cozy indoor or spacious outdoor dining atmosphere. This little gem is a must-try for seafood lovers.”

4.9 Superb28 Reviews

“Mi Tierra Sea Food Restaurant in Brownsville is one of the best seafood spots in the valley. The food is delicious, especially the ceviche tostada and shrimp with Chipotle cream sauce. The service is top-notch, and the staff is very friendly. Definitely recommended for a great dining experience!”

4.7 Superb40 Reviews
Ayala's Bakery 844 Military Rd, Brownsville Bakery • $

“Ayala's Bakery is a small yet popular establishment in Brownsville, known for its excellent variety of fresh bread and sweets. Customers appreciate the reasonable prices and friendly service. The pan de dulce and sweetbreads are particularly praised, with teachers and students alike enjoying their taste. The location and opening hours are convenient for those on-the-go in the mornings. Many consider Ayala's Bakery as their go-to place for a quick coffee or snack.”

4.7 Superb37 Reviews
Ostionería Mocambo 2451 Pablo Kisel Blvd d1, Brownsville Seafood • $

“Ostionería Mocambo serves world-class seafood, with the owner bringing 50 years of experience from their previous restaurant in Mexico. The menu features fresh, expertly prepared dishes like grilled trout filet with garlic butter, and a complimentary seafood soup served upon arrival. This small, popular spot offers great food and service at fair prices, making it highly recommended for seafood lovers. Be sure to reserve a table in advance, as it fills up quickly. The restaurant prioritizes cleanliness and food safety, ensuring a great dining experience.”

4.7 Superb36 Reviews
The Broken Sprocket 6305 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Bar & Grill • $

“The Broken Sprocket is a lively spot that offers a great atmosphere for social gatherings. On Wednesday nights, visitors can enjoy wine tastings and live music. The restaurant features food trucks on site, serving a variety of options, including Ahi Sushi. It's a family-friendly and wheelchair accessible place, although it can get a bit crowded during peak hours. The outdoor seating area is perfect for enjoying live music, a cold beer, and good company, with a dog-friendly area available too.”

4.6 Superb48 Reviews
Lettuce Eat Salad 3341 Pablo Kisel Blvd suite R, Brownsville Fast Food • $

“Lettuce Eat Salad offers an amazing selection of food choices in a wonderful and relaxing atmosphere. The service can be hit or miss, but the staff generally goes out of their way to make customers feel welcomed and appreciated. The fresh, healthy menu items, including salads and wraps, are consistently praised, and the cookies are a delightful treat. This restaurant is a great option for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike, particularly for brunch or lunch.”

4.7 Superb33 Reviews
Amaro's Bakery 6408 S Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville Bakery • $

“The conchas and ready to cook flour tortillas are absolutely D E L I C I O U S. They are the benchmark of what good bread and tortillas are!”

4.8 Superb25 Reviews
956 Coffee Co. 2111 E Price Rd, Brownsville Coffee Shops • $

“956 Coffee Co. is a standout spot in Brownsville, offering exceptional service and delicious drinks. The staff is accommodating, taking the time to answer questions and provide recommendations with care and concern. The menu features unique options, such as the rice and beans, which is a fan favorite. With a focus on quality and customer care, 956 Coffee Co. provides a top-notch experience. Whether you're a local or just visiting, this cozy spot is a must-visit for a great cup of coffee and a memorable experience.”

4.8 Superb22 Reviews
Mi Torito 715 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Mexican • $

“Mi Torito is a hidden gem not to be judged by its cover. The breakfast, including amazing flour tortillas and menudo, is a must-try, even if you arrive at the end of breakfast time. The machacado and fresh flour tortillas are highly recommended. Despite slightly slow service, everything is made to order and delicious. The restaurant is clean, with friendly staff and good for small or big parties. They offer water, have children chairs, and are wheelchair accessible. Don't hesitate to give Mi Torito a visit!”

4.5 Superb46 Reviews
Nolita NY Pizza 915 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville Pizza • $

“Nolita NY Pizza is a charming spot that offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant features comic book-themed walls, a game room with arcade games, and a cozy atmosphere. The menu includes a variety of pizzas, including the 20" and 2-slice combos. The pizza crust is made with wood-fire cooking, giving it a crispy texture and a sweet sauce. The restaurant is kid-friendly, with features like barrel juice, TV's, and Ninja Turtles. With its nerdy/superhero ambiance and arcade games, Nolita NY Pizza is a great spot for families and pizza lovers alike.”

4.4 Superb76 Reviews

“Sylvia's Mexican Restaurant, located in Brownsville, is a popular dining destination for various visitors. The restaurant is known for its delicious food, particularly the Huevos dish, which has received praise from a Yanqui traveler. Although the salsa selection is limited and service can be slow, the atmosphere is enjoyable. The restaurant can get crowded, so it's recommended to call ahead or avoid large groups. A visitor from San Antonio mentioned that they always dine at Sylvia's when visiting the area, and their husband, initially reluctant to try new restaurants, now wants to visit daily due to his love for the food, service, and prices.”

4.7 Superb24 Reviews
The Melt 6305 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Food Trucks • $$

“The Melts Patty Melt is to die for. Super delicious and very filling. It’s a must, so go out to The Broken Sprocket and get your melt on. You won’t be disappointed.”

4.8 Superb4 Reviews
Donkey's Butt Coffee 1059 S Indiana Ave LOT 72, Brownsville Coffee Roasteries • $$

“This coffee has got to be the best coffee I have ever had the pleasure of drinking! The smoothness, the flavor, everything! I would 100% recommend this to anyone, even if they love coffee or not.”

5 Superb3 Reviews
La Cura Cocktail Bar 5250 Paredes Line Rd Suite F, Brownsville Cocktail Bar • $$

“Celebrated my mother's birthday after party here, they have excellent service and I loved the Agua chiles ?This is a small establishment with plenty of food options to offer, definitely recommend. They also have giant micheladas!”

4.3 Superb11 Reviews
Shot Republic 3101 Pablo Kisel Blvd b6, Brownsville Bar • $$$

“Their service is on point, their cocktails are amazing; fresh juice and friuts. a very friendly environment. Dj Kubo on Wednesdays keeps it packed and jamming all night!”

4.4 Superb7 Reviews
Trails End Saloon 6705 Paredes Line Rd, Brownsville Bar • $$

“First time there and I was extremely impressed with the hospitality and service. We were having a function and several times were asked if we needed more drinks by the staff.”

4.2 Good13 Reviews
Toucan Lounge 845 North Expy, Brownsville Bar • $$

“Toucan Lounge, a long-standing spot, pleasantly surprised a first-time visitor. Regulars mentioned over 10-year loyalty. The atmosphere is welcoming, and the karaoke night showcased talent. Prices were excellent, and the top shelf margaritas were a highlight, matching homemade standards. The friendly and down-to-earth staff made the experience enjoyable, leaving a desire to return.”

4.1 Good29 Reviews

“Where is the 10 star rating button when you need it!!? The food is unbelievable!!! Very authentic. The staff is customer driven. This is our go to spot when in town. We always get greeted with smiles :-) and served promptly. You can tell the owner(s) are very passionate about their business and clientele. THE TAMALES ARE ONE OF A KIND! So good we have them shipped to Dallas regularly. The tortillas and food take me back to my grandma's kitchen in Mexico as a kid. I highly recommend Anita's! As far as my family, we are customers for life!”

4.1 Good15 Reviews
Antojitos Dona Mari 5955 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“Great food and service I will definitely be dining there again.”

4.2 Good5 Reviews
Ocean Buffet 2921 Boca Chica Blvd, Brownsville Asian • $$

“Ocean Buffet is a popular dining spot that offers a wide range of dishes to cater to various tastes. The buffet features an impressive selection of seafood, including crawfish boil, grilled fish with garlic and tortillas, and a variety of other options. The restaurant also offers a hibachi chef and kid-friendly options like chicken nuggets. With its convenient location and wheelchair accessibility, Ocean Buffet is a great choice for families and individuals alike.”

4 Good25 Reviews
Doña Carmen's Snack 2494 Boca Chica Blvd Suite A, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“Freshly made strawberry lemonade was delicious. Our server was great and the food was amazing.”

4 Good4 Reviews
JOLIE PETITE 1105 E Adams St, Brownsville French • $$

“JOLIE PETITE is a unique and friendly restaurant with a beautiful atmosphere. The pastries smell amazing, and you can admire the chefs at work. It's perfect for date nights, celebrations, or any outing. The chairs are comfortable and the attention to detail is appreciated. Offering quality food and a fine dining experience, it's a great place for a good meal. The staff, like server John, are fantastic and truly enhance the dining experience.”

3.9 Good63 Reviews
Capistran Tortillas & BBQ 2035 Central Blvd, Brownsville Barbecue • $$

“Las mejores tortillas y barbacoa sin dejar d mencionar las carnitas d Capistran lo mejor d lo mejor d todo TX.”

3 Average2 Reviews
Ibissa Lounge Bar 3101 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Bar • $$$

“Wow my first time here and it’s on point! Let me start off by sating it was a very packed Saturday, but the bar would have your drink in less than 3 minutes. The ambiance was lit, people buying bottles with sparklers, DJ Hugo bumping the jams, guys from the depths of the purge come out to give you alcohol… it’s just lit yo… awesome ambiance. People are friendly and enjoying themselves, will definitely go back.”

3.4 Good7 Reviews
It's Just Wings 2750 North Expy, Brownsville Chicken Wings • $$

“ordered a 32 piece and were not disappointed! got Nashville hot and santa fe. Nashville wasn't very hot but still tasty. wings were great size and cooked perfectly. so juicy. fries also good. just needed a tad more seasoning. 8 out of 10 will order again!”

3 Average4 Reviews
Liam's Steakhouse 4495 Frontage Rd 77/83, Suite B, Brownsville Steak House • $$$

“Liam's Steakhouse offers tasty food with a notable mushroom appetizer, although the water has an unusual taste, according to some reviews. The steak quality is good, but could be more tender for the price paid. The side dishes are ample, but the asparagus serving size is small. The restaurant interior is attractive, but can be quite cold. Service is generally described as decent, with some instances of waitstaff disappearing or taking too long to bring the check. Presentation of food is a highlight.”

3.8 Good65 Reviews
Red Lobster 1075 FM802, Brownsville Seafood • $$

“Red Lobster is a restaurant where passion for service shines through. The food is delicious, with fresh and delightful dishes like the ones served during lunch and dinner. The exceptional service provided by Ryan, a waiter with a love for the city, truly enhances the dining experience. Whether you are a regular visitor or new to the area, Red Lobster is a must-visit spot for a memorable family outing. Ryan's attentiveness and efficiency ensure that every customer, including those with specific preferences, is well taken care of. For a remarkable dining experience with great food and exceptional service, Red Lobster is the place to be.”

3.8 Good93 Reviews
Sansei Japanese Cuisine 2370 North Expy, Brownsville Japanese • $$

“I ordered grilled chicken and Mexican rice.The chicken was pretty good. Their competition next door (Chinese Gourmet Express) does put more flavor on their chicken so I guess its up to your preference.The rice was super oily!!!For drink I got a water cup, no ice, to round up a clean meal. I think they either have a water softener or reverse-osmosis system because the water tasted damn good, and it's free!”

2.6 Average5 Reviews

“Dirty Al's Seafood Market & Cajun Kitchen offers a delicious dining experience, with dishes like grilled fish in creamy cheese sauce and perfect crab cakes. Despite some delays in serving, the friendly staff ensures a pleasant atmosphere. The restaurant provides great vegetarian options like pasta and veggie dishes. While some find the crawfish bland, others enjoy the fast and friendly service, especially recommending the fried shrimp. With a lively atmosphere and wheelchair accessibility, it's a popular spot for both locals and tourists.”

3.6 Good84 Reviews
Easy to Go Tacos #1 6414 S Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville Tacos • $$

“(Translated by Google) The food is excellent check out at the moment I love it although it is very small the taste of the food is excellent(Original)La comida es excelente echa al momento me encanta aunque es muy pequeño el sabor de la comida es exelenteFeatures: Todo muy limpio”

2.4 Poor8 Reviews
LongHorn Steakhouse 3891 Expressway, 77 Frontage Rd, Brownsville Steak House • $$

“LongHorn Steakhouse offers good food and service, but the atmosphere can be very loud with music playing. Some customers have experienced issues with the waitstaff not being attentive or properly trained. There have been instances where customers had to remind the staff multiple times about clearing their plates. Overall, the restaurant has received mixed reviews regarding service quality and noise levels.”

3.5 Good106 Reviews
Antīca Gastrobar 3230 Pablo Kisel Blvd Suite F-101, Brownsville Cocktail Bar • $$

“excellent spot to hang out with friends or do business, great cocktails, great service and I love the design and decoration of the place!”

3 Average22 Reviews
El Fogon Mexican Steakhouse :, 3341 Pablo Kisel Blvd, Brownsville Mexican • $$

“El Fogon Mexican Steakhouse offers tasty food and drinks, with excellent service. The parrillada is a generous and affordable option for groups. However, cleanliness can be improved. Some may find the atmosphere reminiscent of a nightclub. Prices are moderate. It's a recommended spot for celebrations and enjoying drinks.”

2.9 Average31 Reviews

“Ojos Locos Sports Cantina offers a top-notch experience with excellent service from its friendly and attentive wait staff. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of delicious food, including nachos and tacos, accompanied by a cold beer. The atmosphere is lively and fun, making it a great spot to catch a game or simply hang out. With helpful servers like Aly and Moni, guests feel well taken care of and valued. While some might find the music selection limited, overall, Ojos Locos Sports Cantina is a great choice for a night out.”

3.2 Average104 Reviews

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