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Jacala Mexican Restaurant

) #220 of 4,021 Restaurants in San Antonio €€ - €€€ Mexican, , Gluten Free Options
606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
+1 210-732-5222
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (28 reviews)
“tortillas” (13 reviews)
“combo plate” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all let me say we have eaten at this restaurant for years and the food is some of the best in San Antonio. That is why we chose this place to take our monthly church "lunch bunch". I made reservations four days in...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow we went out last night and the driver , who had lived in San Antonio his whole life recommended Jacala. He seemed like a well worn local and we lined him so we took his recommendation. We were so glad that we did! This...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're from San Antonio and have been eating here for years but lately the service is bad, the food is okay but usually a lot better. It's as if the prisoners are running the prison. Our waitress was completely unavailable to we had to flag...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Stopped here on the recommendation of a friend. Easy in and out, quick to my seat, and it took a few minutes for someone to actually come to my table and get my order. After a few interactions though, I think the guy was new....More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Boy the staff went all out for my mom's birthday last Sat. Night. The place was packed w/ all the graduation parties that were going on and we did not call ahead and get reservations so had to wait for a while. But its always...More

Thank Texascouple9290
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Have been eating here for years as we used to live in the area. Moved away but anytime we visit this is the first place we stop to eat.

Thank PrincessMia75
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Far and away our favorite Mexican food restaurant in the city. The menu is big and all the food is great. The service is outstanding and if you have to wait it will be well worthwhile.

Thank Charlio07
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was not as good as it had been in years past. Some wasn't as warm or hot as it should have been. Service was just adequate...friendly but very slow for a moderate to minimal number of guests. There are a wealth of Mexican...More

Thank TexasRaf
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Started goin to this place around 2003, never go without getting puffy tacos(in addition to whichever meal or special) ive tried puffy tacos at over 50 places(not offered in most restaurants north of S.A.) this place is the king/queen of the puffy. Oldest family owned...More

Thank HurricaneShane
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Despite frequent trips to San Antonio for the past 50 years, we have never been to this restaurant before. Of course there are literally thousands upon thousands of Mexican restaurants in San Antonio, practically one on every corner, some better than others, obviously. We were...More

Thank Don_Chattanooga
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-5222
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