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Taqueria Vallarta

Uptown Broadway
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8234 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
+1 210-829-0180
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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I love Mexican food! And I love this intimate little restaurant. I'm pretty regular with the Chalupas, but my kids love the enchiladas and breakfast tacos. Always open and always friendly and good service. Only gave it 4 Stars because it's a simple and not terribly impressive interior- but good enough for this Alamo Heights family.

Thank melissacpettit
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

An amazing place to eat, with lots of great ambiance, great service, and food that is out of this world. If you're looking for a great place to eat authentic Mexican food this is the place for you.

Thank TexasGitana
San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast tacos. I recommend the chorizo egg and cheese, and cactus and egg. This restaurant is in an old drive in Whataburger. It has a drive through window or you can eat in.

Thank Terry H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I think you can trust a place when seemingly every blue collar worker in the area is eating there. I have been going for years, housed in an old school Whataburger.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dallas, Texas
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Tacos are fantastic. Unfortunately it was late and we didn't have it in us to eat a larger meal but we are going to make a point of having something more on our next visit to SA. Yum!

Thank lisaamoran
San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

OK if you need a quick take out taco stop. I don't recommend this as a decent "dine in" experience. (The building appears to have been a drive-through fast food joint.) Prices are very reasonable.

Thank texastraveler108
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Genuine Mexican Food - the shrimp cocktail was on point, chips and salsa are dangerously good (especially the darker ones...you will see what I mean) and the tortillas are homemade. Short and jeans, nothing fancy because it doesn't need to be.

Tyler, Texas
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518 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

I lived in San Antonio for 20+ years and moved away. When I return to visit friends and family I always want a good breakfast taco. I had never eaten here before but it was recommended by the hotel staff. It was so very good, big portions and authentic. I will definitely return!!

Thank WildHaireHiking
San Antonio, Texas
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

I'll keep it simple. Great food, fast service, friendly people, good prices. Floors, tables and silverware were all clean. When you come here, look for an old, A frame building with covered parking.

Thank TexasTrojan74
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

If you're looking for a great "hole-in-the-wall" this is the place! I recommend the taquitos they are the best I've had this side of the border! The Mexican food tastes very fresh & authentic!

Thank Anita M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8234 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-829-0180

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