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The Original Blanco Cafe

) #36 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio $ Mexican, , Latin
419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
+1 210-271-3300
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (55 reviews)
“tortillas” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful breakfast, so came back for lunch (enchiladas) the next day! Awesome red chili, very clean, great prices! We are from New Mexico so we have sampled many Mexican restaurants ~~ this rates tops! Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the inside is...More

Thank heyujude21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and the food was great. Service was good and the food came out quickly. Affordable prices!

Thank KewlKlep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Tex mex food and great service, the best? Fresh tortillas! And I usually don't eat much rice this was very good. The enchiladas are different of course but the flavor was very good. It seems very popular with locals, people that work close by...More

Thank gaby j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love their breakfast and lunch tacos. Wish they were open on weekends!!! Their green salsa and chesss and beef tacos are the best!!!

Thank Cratique
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And I can see why. Luckily, we found Blanco's our first morning and went back every morning of our stay in San Antonio. I liked the huevos rancheros but the breakfast tacos were good too.

Thank byrdloves2read
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The line was out the door but moved lightning fast. The place was jammed, but never felt crowded. The wait staff flew! Large number of platters to choose from, I got the Mexican Plate. 2 cheese enchiladas and a beef taco with beans and rice....More

Thank Barry D
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great place! When I travel I like to find places that aren't typical tourist stops. Having slept in after traveling to San Antonio, I asked the desk clerk at my hotel where I might get a late breakfast. She recommended The Original Blanco Cafe, only...More

Thank russellbW1191YD
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We were greeted and seated immediately. The waitress came up and took our average order. The beverages came promptly and she proceeded to take our food order. We ordered the huevos rancheros with one pancake on the side. The Huevos rancheros came out - fresh...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You can't beat the price and the portion sizes. They aren't huge, but appropriate. I had a chicken enchilada (not the whole platter with beans and rice) and a side of chips and salsa. It was the perfect amount for me. I'm surprised they've been...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Recently stopped in for breakfast with my wife and we will be coming back. The food is first rate, the portions are very generous and the prices are good for what you get. There were lots of locals that were eating here as well, so...More

Thank Vtok4me
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Llrn
Does this restaurant serve margaritas or have a bar?
12 January 2017|
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Response from Jill H | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch, do don't think there was a bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-3300
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