Nuevo Progreso is a Fiesta of Flavor
Transport your taste buds and experience “el sabor de Mexico” - the taste of Mexico! Whether you desire sweet, spicy, or savory regional dishes, you will find all of your favorites at one of the many restaurants and open-air markets south of the border. Indulge in the aromatic allure of authentic pan dulce, candy, or fresh-made corn tortillas. Turn up the heat with the freshly made salsa that accompanies all dishes, whether you’re in a sit-down restaurant or enjoying tacos from a food vendor on the street. Sit and sip a michelada or margarita as you relish in the sound of mariachis!

Feel Healthy and Pampered
Nuevo Progreso is home to countless health care professionals and beauticians who cater to clients from both sides of the border. For decades, Rio Grande Valley residents and visitors from further north have saved thousands on their personal care costs by making the trip to Nuevo Progreso, where they receive services from qualified and bilingual doctors, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists, nutritionists and more. With the Progreso bridge’s five fast-moving lanes for passenger vehicles and a covered pedestrian bridge, it’s easy to cross over your pets and have them treated by licensed veterinarians for a fraction of the cost. Feeling healthy, but stressed? Treat yourself to a relaxing and affordable massage, manicure, pedicure, or haircut. Nuevo Progreso is the place to look and feel your best - without putting undue stress on your checkbook.

Art, Accessories and Gifts - Oh My
The Progreso bridge is a gateway to authentic Mexican goods. Explore the many open-air stands in the markets that line the streets within walking distance of the border. There, you will discover the artisanal beauty of hand-crafted wood toys, leather goods like wallets, belts and boots, silver jewelry and accessories, and ceramic pottery and figurines. Take a piece of Mexico home with you - whether the souvenirs are for you or a loved one, you are sure to find something to delight in Nuevo Progreso!