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Guajillo's The Shortcut to Mexico

1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
+1 210-344-4119
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Mexico and I find the food here the same as eating in Mexican restaurants....which is why I LOVE it! No, it’s not gourmet. No, it’s not what americans think mexican food is....it’s not Tex-Mex! No handmade tortillas here either. But if...More

Thank ilovefrenchbulldogs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant does not offer a quaint or showy. or elegant ambiance. I won't have chosen it for a business meeting or anniversary celebration. However, the food is good and it feels almost home-cooked. The service is quick and efficient, with a smile, though. Menu...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to take my staff to a nice Mexican restaurant for Christmas and this one was rated very highly. Very disappointed. The service was extremely slow, the food, was OK. Most of my staff is Hispanic and they were not impressed. The flan was flat....More

Thank Barbvan
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is real mexican food restaurant, every single dish tastes like being in Mexico. Everything I have tried here I´ve liked.

Thank jpmfv
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a Sunday evening. The place is obviously a local spot, with homemade wooden booths and signs that forbid kids from running and screaming. The service was friendly and fast. The food was delicious. It was nothing like a major...More

1  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is awesome! I've been there a lot of times and the Mexican food is great, I've had a couple of times the "Pollo con Mole" it's delicious

1  Thank JC C
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Our hotel ran a shuttle to here so we thought we would give it a try. Upon first look we were disappointed. Entering and looking at menu it had nothing we were familiar with. Started with an app, guac and a margarita. Well we were...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food tasted delicious! Staff was super friendly and helpful! Great atmosphere! Restaurant was clean and in great location !

Thank Norma G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is not a restaurant that is close to where we live; however, we were in the area. Parking is very tight. If you cannot find parking in the front, there are spaces in the back but larger vehicles could block the narrow driveway. Lunch...More

Thank Mercedes6623
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not in Kansas anymore, that's for sure. Every Mexican restaurant I've been to out West serves spicy salsa without me having to ask for it. I love it! The server brought out chips and salsa and I asked (as always) if I could also...More

Thank Tracy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-344-4119
  • E-mail
San Antonio's ONLY Mexico City Kitchen. We serve only Real Mexican Cuisine found in the Central and Southern Regions of Mexico. From Ceviches, Nopalito Salad, Pozole, Sopa Azteca, Tacos, Quesadilla Poblana, Steak with Pasilla Pepper Sauce, Chicken Tinga, Cochinita Pibil, Mole Verde, Bistek a La Mexicana, Enfrijoladas, Mahi Mahi al Ajillo, Bacalao a la Mexicana,... All desserts are Grandma's recipies. $5.95 Lunch Special M-F 11am-3pm.
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