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Willie's Grill & Icehouse

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American, Bar, Pub
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4051 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78257-9742
+1 210-493-4333
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Very good place to walk down to from our apartment and enjoy some good food and cold drinks. Family friendly and warm welcome every time.!

Thank Joe Y
Austin, Texas
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Stopped by on my way to do inventory in SAT. Quite a long line at lunch time to place order. The place was packed. I ordered the Philly Willie. It was pretty good, the meat was tasty but way to much bread compared to the amount of meat. My fellow employee had chicken fried steak that he thought was probably... More 

Thank cbell11austin
San Antonio TX
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

So this place is basically just elevated fast food. Kind of elevated. I got steak fingers, which isn't on the menu, but it's just cut up chicken fried steak before frying. Yummy though, with hot, seasoned fries. OK, really bad for the diet. Note that this restaurant is very loud over the lunchtime period.

Thank socalgalx4
Boerne, Texas
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Willie's with a friend of mine. Great prices, good drinks, and a nice outdoor area to sit and talk. They have a sandbox for kids and are family friendly. I had the cheddar and hickory burger. Fries were good but my burger was a bit burned. All in all a decent place to get a bite to eat... More 

Thank saratate79
San Antonio, Texas
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171 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Why in the world we returned, I do not know. The chicken fried steak is all batter and the mashed potatoes are instant! Why??? The blackened salmon is great, but the rice and mushy vegetable that came with it are not acceptable for the $14.95 price. Seriously. Never returning.

Thank truetexangurl
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My oldest daughter and her daughter decided to take me out to dinner on Saturday after relocating to San Antonio, TX and she had mentioned that we had visited this place before on a prior visit but I didn't remember. However, I remember and it is a very laid back place and the food is sort of fast food but... More 

Thank Milton S
La Mesa, California
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ordered a hamburger and stead dinners for takeout. The food was excellent. The steak came with a salad, which was not included. When asked for extra salt (there was a .0001 oz packet included with the disposable cutlery package), we received a couple of more cutlery packages. Would have been helpful to have regular salt and pepper packages for... More 

Thank PatConwell
San Antonio, TX
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy eating here, from the large salad portions with choices of Salmon, grilled or fried chicken tenders to their huge portion of Chicken Fried Chicken with the best mashed potatoes! If I ordered salad and my husband the Chicken Fried Chicken, I was always "stealing" some of his mashed potatoes, and the portions are huge, for most people... More 

Thank starfortune
Buxton, North Carolina
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175 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My husband, BIL and myself met halfway to conclude some business paperwork. Willies was picked because my BIL Loves the Tortilla soup. I had the blackened chicken Cesar salad..,..the chicken was tender, cooked to perfection and flavorful , my husbands Baby Back Ribs were "pretty good .....meaty and cooked well". The atmosphere is fun, good for kids and noisy nights... More 

Thank Bsuttie
Houston, Texas
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and I think we enjoyed it, but tonight my food was lukewarm and shrimp was overcooked! My husband had fish tacos and they were bland! Fries were oily and limp! Noise level made it impossible to visit! Server was fantastic!

Thank Textraveler2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 4051 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78257-9742
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-493-4333

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