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La Villita Cafe

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418 Villita St # 9, San Antonio, TX 78205-2908
+1 210-223-4700
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't let all the reviews fool you like it did us. This place has a very nice, quiet location off the hustle and bustle of the Riverwalk but the food is less to be desired. We ordered the taco 6 pack and a coffee. The coffee was horrible and the tacos were very bland. We were very disappointed in the... More 

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Thank Stacey W
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this cafe for breakfast since it was close to our hotel. Not happy with the food considering I paid $25 for two plates. We ordered the Santa Ana plate and we were not impressed. The beans had no flavor and the ranchero sauce tasted bad. I live in Texas and this was very disappointing. Wouldn't... More 

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Thank Kimber719
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this lovely cafe, 2 mins walk from the bustle of the Riverwalk and it was a gem! We wanted healthy, low calorie and their salads fitted the bill. I had the 'Starving Artist' (turkey & ham), my husband had the strawberry, spinach, pecan & feta cheeses salad with raspberry vinaigrette. Quality was fantastic and the staff were such... More 

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Thank Mary B
Mexico City, Mexico
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188 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just went here for lunch one day. The staff is sweet, of a little slow. The did was a nice surprise. I had a salad and or was huge and lovely. In all fairness, they did screw up or order, but it just meant or order arrived twice so it was not to our detriment. Would go back!

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Thank OlafdG
Berkeley, California
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were polite and the service was OK. I ordered pancakes and a latte. The pancakes were supposed to come with fresh fruits, but I only got one strawberry cut in four pieces. The latte was a bit burned and I had to remind them of my order. The outdoor seating was nice though and the pancake itself tasted... More 

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Thank guest8604
Needham, Massachusetts
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183 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful lunch at this restaurant.You can order your food when you are in line,then pick a table and they will bring your food to you when it is ready.They are a place where you can see not too many tourists and can see many regulars from the area.They have breakfast and lunch.Enjoyed eating outside.This is a place... More 

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Thank Paula R
Durham, North Carolina
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in San Antonio for a conference and started my day here each morning. They have the greatest breakfast tacos both classic and local flavors. Their coffee is tasty. Their pastries are fresh made and authentic. I highly recommend.

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Thank cpeach13
Denver, Colorado, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast and super friendly. Nice walk from the Hotel Contessa along river walk. Reasonable prices too.

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Thank Cathy D
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kitchen was closed already but we were able to get some bottled drinks and sit in their very nice and cool dining area. Very nice and thoughtful girl behind the counter. Thanks for letting us hang out and cool off!!

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Thank Gwen W
Edinburgh
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The counter staff were very friendly; but be aware of the delay getting specialty coffees, a.k.a. latte. I counted the minutes between paying for the order and getting the coffee and it was over 30! Their system of serving and making coffee is not efficient.

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Thank MrGlobetrotter_11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Villita St # 9, San Antonio, TX 78205-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?