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El Bucanero

16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
+1 210-408-9297
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (59 reviews)
“fish” (18 reviews)
“camarones” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I ate here for her birthday supper. We started with Guacamole and chips with 4 sauces in squeeze bottles. The guacamole was great, but the tortilla sized chips were bland. The sauces were varied and the red one turned out to be...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love all the salsas and the sauces. Good Mexican profiled dishes, from the ceviches and caldos to the chiles rellenos. The presentation of some dishes can be impressive. Portions on every plate are "Texas size" -very generous. As a vegetarian I had their poblano peppers...More

Thank FlyWithKids
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are many Mexican restaurants you can visit, many good restaurants in San Antonio. There is no other place where you can get the absolutely best seafood in authentic interior-Mexican style. As you walk in, you get the full 'marisquería' experience. The restaurant is like...More

Thank TheRealG-Man
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you like fresh fish and seafood prepared ceviche style this is the place. Had this type of food in the Yucatan area of Mexico. Great flavor and great food.

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what a place this is the place to try Mexican seafood, Ceviche everything good servings good prices, this place gets busy over the weekend so get there before lunch, service and staff where. good

Thank Alfio G
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant. True authentic Mexican. Guys walking around making balloon figures, lady selling some type of glow sticks, ban walking around playing very loud music. I will say the food is awesome. Ceviche is very good, there were so many different items on their...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

First off let me say I am a huge fan of seafood. I am super picky about my ceviche, but the quality of food serviced here was impeccable! I was really impressed with the presentation and the service my friends and I received. The downside...More

Thank MichaelandMelis... D
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

5 star. Words cannot describe. Everything was excellent. Cant wait to go there again Ordered bucanero cocktail, bucanero ceviche

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If you like seafood, especially ceviche..word of advice, come.HUNGRY! We were a group of 7 and came on a Saturday afternoon. Plenty of parking and restaurant is able to accommodate very large parties both inside and outside covered patio. They have a very extensive menu...More

Thank Jelly W
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The guacamole was really good. The chelada was also very good. The seafood was extremely good. Everything was really good.

Thank Santiago C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-408-9297
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