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Jacala Mexican Restaurant

606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
+1 210-732-5222
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (15 reviews)
“enchiladas” (29 reviews)
“combo plate” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a bustling neighborhood place where the locals go. I'm glad my friends introduced me to it. The puffy beef taco was quite good while the queso chalupa was only so-so. The cheese was just average, but the guacamole was outstanding. Very fresh, as...More

Thank HistoryBuff075
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered delivery from here and it was delicious. I got the chips and queso, and flautas. I liked the queso a lot. The flautas were wonderfully crispy, but could have used a bit more flavor. The chips were great. It wasn't the greatest meal...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn't my favorite Mexican food in San antonio but everything was good, would eat here again. Our service was very slow. The menu isn't in English so you have to Google everything to know what you are getting. Since the service was slower the...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

People please read this review and don't make the mistake we made by giving oir money to this establishment!!! We found this place online and it showed a 4 star rating. That rating is probably made by their own people hyping the place up. First...More

1  Thank Juan G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

First of all let me say we have eaten at this restaurant for years and the food is some of the best in San Antonio. That is why we chose this place to take our monthly church "lunch bunch". I made reservations four days in...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Wow we went out last night and the driver , who had lived in San Antonio his whole life recommended Jacala. He seemed like a well worn local and we lined him so we took his recommendation. We were so glad that we did! This...More

1  Thank Heather B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We're from San Antonio and have been eating here for years but lately the service is bad, the food is okay but usually a lot better. It's as if the prisoners are running the prison. Our waitress was completely unavailable to we had to flag...More

1  Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped here on the recommendation of a friend. Easy in and out, quick to my seat, and it took a few minutes for someone to actually come to my table and get my order. After a few interactions though, I think the guy was new....More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Boy the staff went all out for my mom's birthday last Sat. Night. The place was packed w/ all the graduation parties that were going on and we did not call ahead and get reservations so had to wait for a while. But its always...More

Thank Texascouple9290
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Have been eating here for years as we used to live in the area. Moved away but anytime we visit this is the first place we stop to eat.

Thank PrincessMia75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-5222
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