We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Uptown Broadway
Mexican, Southwestern
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
3210 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6721
+1 210-824-3005
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 138: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Good Mexican food at reasonable prices and close to downtown and the Riverwalk. The enchiladas with the Tomatillo green sauce is the best as is the rice and beans.

Thank Donald W
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
62 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great restaurant to get Mexican food for lunch or dinner near Brackenridge Park. Our meals were very tasty! Even our vegan found something to eat (vegetarian beans, rice).

Thank Blake D
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a pretty restaurant and the wait staff did a good job with 4 little old ladies wanting separate checks. I ordered the tortilla soup, and it barely reached room temperature. All of the other dishes were the same way. The soup was good, but it should be steaming when it reaches the table, and so should the fajitas.... More 

1 Thank donna r
San Antonio, TX
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has become my family's favorite. Anytime we are all together and we ask everyone where they want to go eat, it's a unanimous vote for Tomatillos. It is great Mexican food regardless of what you get. My favorite is the Enchilladas Verdes, but everyone has their favorite. They also have just about any Margarita that you want, and... More 

Thank boyzmom03
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The food used to be great here. They made a wonderful guacamole table side with a tequila shot infused (don't knock it, it was delicious!) but not any more. In fact, the whole menu is different and not an improvement. I assume it's under different management because the food is bland and doesn't have that homemade taste like it used... More 

Thank TamiNaustin
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Selena was our waitress and wonderful!! I'm a vegetarian and she accommodated my needs and my family's. we were very pleased!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Liberty Hill, Texas
Level Contributor
26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner and was pleasantly surprised. They had a great assortment of margaritas we tried several different ones and they all were great. Got the beef fajitas and they were excellent. Chili con queso wasn't the best but we were overall pleased and when I got the bill I was shocked at the value. Happy hour is a... More 

Thank SkeeterJ113
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I had just arrived into town after driving for almost 6 hours figured we would try it out...YUCK! The service was very slow and a little unprofessional. We all ordered something different (that's 6 different dishes) and each every single one of them was disgusting. How do you mess up bean and cheese nachos? How in the... More 

Thank 6tra
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I love Tomatillos!! I come here at least twice a month to treat myself to am amazing Taco Salad. The queso cannot be beaten either! The people are great, the environment is relaxed, and the food never disappoints!

Thank Cassie V
Dallas, TX
Level Contributor
103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The portions were very plentiful. All four of us ate about half of what was served. Of course, we had an appetizer and chips first. The appetizer had 3 small scoops of guacamole, but since there were 4 of us our waitress added an extra at no charge. Very nice atmosphere, attentive service and good food.

Thank joann09134

Travellers who viewed Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina also viewed


Been to Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3210 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-3005

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?