2480 W. Business 77, Suite 1

San Benito, Texas 78586


(Phone & Fax)

Monday - Wednesday

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.


7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday

7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life,” Peter Salazar is the perfect example of this wise saying. Salazar is the co-owner of El Gallito Mexican restaurant in San Benito. Opening in 2009, El Gallito has propelled itself into one of the best Mexican Restauants in the Rio Grande Valley. El Gallito has quickly become one of the most popular Mexican restaurants in San Benito and Harlingen alike. Salazar’s restaurant packs a full house during lunch hours on a daily basis. Salazar’s expertise in the restaurant business has been the driving force behind the success of El Gallito.

Salazar prides himself in serving the best high quality, authentic Mexican food around. Salazar believes in always keeping his restaurant extremely clean and organized. Last but not least, his best kept secret to having a successful business, have exceptional customer service. Salazar and all of his employees strive to provide each customer with the best dining experience possible. During the workday, you can see Salazar walking from table to table acknowledging customers and making sure everything is running smoothly. El Gallito also offers services such as catering, banquets, as well as fundraisers.


El Gallito Mexican Restaurant

2480 W. Business 77, Suite 1   |   San Benito, Texas 78586   |   956.361.3081 (Phone & Fax)

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