651 Sunrise Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78526
Phone: (956) 541-3332
Fax: (956) 621-2993
Serving up meats by the pound with a special house-made "sause" for dipping, Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q is a meat market and restaurant favorite. Baby back ribs or brisket, jalapeno sausage or pork loin, the dry-spiced and slow-cooked meats are perfectly complemented by their selection of traditional Southern side dishes, desserts, and drinks.
Rudy's smokes some of the best Bar-B-Q Brownsville, TX, has to offer. With family-style dining and a great atmosphere, it is the Bar-B-Q Brownsville demands.
Whether or not the outlandish story told on the website about how Cobbleheads Bar & Grill got its name is correct (a boy got his foot stuck on a moving trolley and his head bumped on the cobbles), there is an element of fun at Cobbleheads that its name rightly reflects. There is a wide selection of food, try the pasta, a sizzler, and ice cream. Cobbleheads Bar & Grill is great place to unwind with cold beer and good food.
La Pampa Argentinean Steakhouse is adored by locals who are regular customers and is also thoroughly enjoyed by visitors to town. A welcoming atmosphere with great service and delectable steaks (a full menu is also available) makes La Pampa a lasting favorite. A limited list of wines are also on offer. The ambiance comfortably accommodates family dinners, and evenings with friends. Step in, sit down, relax and enjoy!
Housed in a welcoming red building, the Vermillion serves good food at a reasonable price. The Vermillion started as a hamburger stand in the 1930s, and has since expanded into the home where it now serves customers. Good service and the no-nonsense food attracted President Jimmy Carter in 2004, a picture of which can be seen on the website. Takeout is available, and the menu includes specials every day of the week, or try the nachos and fried pickles.
A unique experience - and a delicious meal - awaits at Khan's Grill, where the recipes are inspired by Genghis Khan's army and the ingredients are selected by you! Patrons are given a bowl for vegetables, another for meats, and pick out their favorite spices and sauces before watching a chef saute their choices into a delectable dish. Check the website for photos and coupons, and hurry over to Khan's for a taste you won't forget.
The choice is all yours at Wing Stop: get your chicken wings or boneless strips. You can flavor 'em hot or mild, pick a sauce to dip or a tasty side like bread, slaw, fries, potato salad, baked beans, or even veggie sticks. With an ice-cold drink to wash it all down, decide to devour it all on the spot or carry it out for an ideal picnic. Drop in at this Harlingen outlet for a delicious chicken feast.
Family owned and fully stocked, the China Star Restaurant offers delicious entrees and an all-you-can-eat buffet, depending on your appetite. Try an imported wine or beer selection along with your meal, or taste a sushi roll to mix it up. Daily specials will keep you and all your friends coming back for more.
La Playa offers Mexican cuisine worth stopping for, with a sit-down ambiance and welcoming waitstaff who are glad to accommodate groups. The owner might stroll through the restaurant, chatting with guests, to add to the home-style vibe. Appealing drinks are a nice addition to any meal, and the number of seafood offerings is unusual in this region.
A beloved spot for Mexican and Southwestern cuisine, El Rancho serves traditional favorites at great values. Sit down to be served a tasty meal by patient, polite, and friendly staff, or order at the drive-thru window for a fabulous picnic or take-home dinner. Bring the kids, spice your selection to taste, and eat whenever you're hungry.
As soon as you walk in you're face-to-face with temptation in the form of pasty dellights on display in an old wooden display case.
Good food and beautiful murals stand out at the Rio Grande Grill located in Harlingen. Known for delicious smoked meats, the restaurant is located inside one of the old Van Buren buildings, and the murals were created by Chris Valdez. The inside is bright and cheery, and the food is delightful. The Grill rents out the space, for up to 45 persons or your meal can be catered by the restaurant in a separate location. They also host regular live entertainment here.