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Beto's Alt-Mex

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner


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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks

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Chips and Salsa
Cesar chavez shared his awesome salsa recipe with us. Enjoy it with chips and queso
Small $3.95
Large" $5.95
Regular $6.99
Chicken $8.99
Veggie $8.99
Beef $8.99
Bean and cheese. All below topped with tomato, onion, and poblano sauce
Peruvian style citrus marinated fish with aji amarillo, red onion, parsley and served with fried sweet potatoes and roasted corn
Our story... We've been shaking it up in SA since 1997. Born down in Southtown right next to our good friends at La Tuna, we started to introduce a new kind of food to our great Tex Mex city. Cooking it fresh and just a little healthier---digging down a little further south to serve up the best empanadas in the free world. We figured we better do up some tacos too... something familiar to our friends and family. We start 'em off with fresh handmade corn tortillas, and to kick it up a notch, we cooked up some Tacos al Pastor and the first fish tacos in SA-- drizzled with our "better than..." poblano sauce. People started coming. At first, they thought we had lost our minds because everybody knows SA is the home of Tex Mex, but as more and more folks tried our Alternative, they found they liked it. So now, over 17 years strong, we're proud to be a little part of the local food scene in SA. We are happy you're ready to step outside the box and get some ALT-MEX in you.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been here in awhile but yesterday’s visit for lunch was amazing! Newly redecorated and updated but more importantly the food was outstanding- give it a try soon.

Date of visit: December 2018
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betosaltmex, General Manager at Beto's Alt-Mex, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for coming by and visiting us for lunch!! So glad you like the new look and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

November 07, 2018, Wednesday morning lunch special. Opened at 11 AM. The food was amazing. We were the first in the door when opened. The cheese and Beef enchilada Wednesday special with beans. The grilled fish tacos with rice and beans were to die for!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LarryaPilot
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Not realizing they were scheduled to close at 9:00, we arrived at 8:55... The staff was courteous and seemed genuinely happy to seat and serve us. (There were still a couple of tables occupied.) The ceviche was excellent. The margaritas were top notch. Our mix...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BamaClark
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Several choices at this location. Food is really tasteful and conversation piece sometimes. The staff is really attentive, friendly and professional.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Philip J
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Best meal in town so far. Chicken Empanada, fish taco were simple but outstanding flavor. A must next time staying in SA

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pgoudie
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Ate the steak fajita taco- one of the best things I have ever eaten. It is worth the drive from the main city area. So good we ordered more food to go (this is a first for us!).

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lahlah732
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I arranged to meet a friend at Beto's mid afternoon because I knew it would be quiet enough to have a conversation. She's new to San Antonio and took my advice about Beto's wonderful food. To my surprise she ordered the fish taco with the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jansonatrip
Reviewed 9 July 2018

What a great place to eat. We loved it so much we ate here twice during our week in San Antonio. The first meal I ordered the Tacos Carne Asada under the MX Street Food section and the Yuca Frita. Absolutely fabulous! The second meal...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Craig B
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I was greeted as I approached the door by a courteous hostess and promptly seated and introduced to my waiter who did a fantastic job of making recommendations. The food was good but the fact that it is just outside the normal Tex Mex made...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KeithAlanJones
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

First time visiting. Great food. Polo took care of us.friendlt staff and lively atmosphere. I will definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2018
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