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Tomatillo's Cafe y Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Uptown Broadway
Mexican, Southwestern
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3210 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6721
+1 210-824-3005
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The server was friendly, and tried being helpful with his entree suggestions, but, his recommendation fell flat!!! My husband ordered the waiters recommendation, sour cream enchiladas and I ordered traditional cheese enchiladas. Well, the cheese enchiladas were the WORST enchiladas EVER! And the sour cream enchiladas were nothing to brag about... My opinion, the corn tortilla was tough, barely any... More 

Thank P F
San Antonio, Texas
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220 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I have walked past this restaurant a million times and finally walked in. The salsa is amazing even thou they only give you small portions at a time, unless you beg. Visited twice in one week and had avocado enchilada plate with beans (one of a few that can be made vegan), they were very good. Both nights the service... More 

Thank nancy t
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Loved the food! And tried Agua Frescas! The melon flavor was delish! Our waiter was attentive, and gave our Grandbaby a balloon!

Thank LV B
San Antonio, Texas
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416 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I have eaten at Tomatillo's at least once a month for years and years. Their tortilla soup and fajita tacos are great, in fact, there is a combination plate if you like them both. Their Margaritas and happy hour specials are also excellent. As for the service, it has always been on-point and friendly. If you're looking for a good... More 

Thank Ldominici
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Best tex mex Restraunt in San Antonio. The service was great and the food was even better. So much variety and the Margaritas are the Best.

Thank Mario P
San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

It's in the middle of Alamo Heights but worth the time to get there. The Tampico plate beef steak was cooked to my taste and tender. Enjoyed every bite and there was enough to take home. My wife had one of the Tomatillos Enchiladas Verde and loved it. We didn't have one that day, but the margaritas with the beer... More 

Thank John L
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

The beverages were fantastic. The Wednesday night karaoke was awesome. I had the chicken chimichanga, I loved it. This place was very loud and had a huge college age crowd. It was a fun place. I would absolutely be back.

Thank Andrew M
Houston, Texas
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189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This restaurant serves up typical Tex Mex fare. I have had the fajitas and quesadillas. The fajitas were quite good. The quesadillas were ok. I would order something else. I could drink the fresh tasting tomato salsa. Yum! The flour tortillas are fluffy and perfectly doughy. The margaritas are huge! I had a margarita with chambord. it was very refreshing... More 

Thank bbbuttercup
Midlothian, Texas
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Went there because it was recommended to us. Arrived early for dinner during happy hour, seated quickly. Chips and salsa arrived...the chips were rancid. I inquired about them to our server. She said other customers had complained and her manager said "they had 2 barrels that had to be used up before they would cook any more chips". I should... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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178 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

A friend from Houston told me about Tomatillos. He said the food service and atmosphere are worth making the effort to find it. Thanks to a good GPS we found it not far from our hotel near the airport. He was correct in everyway! Good size portions as well!

Thank Capn_C

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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
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?