Explore Top Finds near Your Renaissance Hotel

Top Finds

Hand-picked recommendations from around the world.

Looking for Chinese street food in London? How about boutiques in Long Beach? Or a pop-up speakeasy in Chicago?

Throw away the guidebook and get connected to what the locals know. Whatever you want to experience on your trip, we’re plugged in and on hand to help you explore the neighborhood.

Our Navigators have curated a list of some of the most fascinating ‘must do’ experiences from each of our Hotels’ neighborhoods.

We’ve collected memorable must-sees for every one of our destinations around the globe, giving you the inside scoop on the best each Renaissance Hotel location has to offer.

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Casa del Taco

Satiate your spice cravings and sample delicious fare at one of McAllen's favorite Mexican restaurants. Their margarita is a must try.
Since opening in 1983, Casa del Taco has been the standard for Mexican cuisine in the Rio Grande Valley. Delicious food, friendly service and a warm atmosphere can be credited to its high-profile clientele of Bill Clinton and Senator P. Kennedy. An array of authentic dishes feature on their menu of fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, and more. Their signature cocktails and premium spirits make for great accompaniments to your meal. This restaurant also plays host to live music and private events and offers excellent catering services.
Address: 1100 West Houston Avenue, McAllen, 78501, TX, United States
Phone: +1 956 631 8193
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Experience culinary art at its best as their chef dishes out sushi with aplomb. Traditional seating options and decor make it a winner.
Hayashi is an excellent place to try Japanese sushi. As one of the longest sushi bars in town, it offers over 30 varieties of fish as well as vegetarian sushi. Try the matsu roll or the spicy crunchy white fish roll. Their menu also features a delicious range of tempura, hibachi and yakitori specialties, among other authentic dishes. Select a table by the grill, or seat yourself on their straw mats for a heightened experience of Asian dining.
Address: 5600 North 10th Street, Las Fuentes Plaza, McAllen, 78504, TX, United States
Phone: +1 956 686 0500
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Mezzanine On 17th

This lounge in Entertainment District is a perfect blend of chic and casual. Their balcony is a good antidote to dimly-lit interiors.
A trendy nightclub in the heart of McAllen, Mezzanine On 17th features eclectic music, dancing, and an impressive selection of cocktails and spirits. With tasteful decor and a luxurious ambiance, this is a great place for a casual time with friends or a romantic evening. Select a table overlooking Entertainment District for fantastic views of downtown.
Address: 109 South 17th Street, McAllen, 78501, TX, United States
Phone: +1 956 627 3899
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Roosevelt's at 7

Prepare to be amazed at their unrivaled selection of ales that span across the globe. Their delicious food menu makes for a perfect pairing.
Roosevelt's at 7 is McAllen's pioneering ale house. It offers over 48 unique micro-brews and a few rare beer varieties in addition to an accompaniment of delicious bar fare. Games such as Dominoes, Jenga and Scrabble are a fun addition to your experience. Their happy hour discounts on weekdays are a big draw among patrons. Grab a table on their patio and enjoy one of South Texas’ best beer selection.
Address: 821 North Main Street, McAllen, 78501, TX, United States
Phone: +1 956 928 1994
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 AM,Saturday to Sunday from 01:00 PM to 02:00 AM
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McAllen Stained Glass

Marvel at Yoli and Hector Reyna's stunning stained glass creations on display and you might just be tempted to attend one of their classes.
McAllen Stained Glass was established in 1985 by father-daughter duo Yoli Cantu and Hector Reyna. Using glass as a medium of artistic expression, be amazed by stained-glass window panes, artifacts and sculptures that make for fine gifts and collectibles. It also holds workshops on working with glass and provides tidbits for enthusiasts and collectors. Explore this gallery and discover a new world of glass.
Address: 800 North Main Street, McAllen, 78501, TX, United States
Phone: +1 956 687 8682
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM