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Lulu's Jailhouse Cafe - CLOSED

1126 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4447
+1 210-224-5001
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible10%
24 Jun 2015
19 Dec 2014
“Wow come hungry”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
1126 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4447
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Reviewed 19 April 2010

my favorite kind of restaurants are the hole in the wall, old fashion, home cooked diners. Lulu's is the best diner in San antonio, PERIOD. I ordered the country fried steak. which btw lunch prices is $6.99. and believe me, for the price its amazing....More

1  Thank lvera83
Reviewed 14 April 2010

I have read several reviews of people saying they didn't have a good cinnamon roll, or it wasn't on the menu or it didn't look like the one on the tv show, that's because this place is NOT the LuLu's that was on TV. Perhaps...More

3  Thank houstonray
Reviewed 8 March 2010

Went because of Man vs. Food show. Although it was a slow time it took almost 30 minutes to get our food. Getting change from the cashier took several minutes. Cinnamon rolls were horrible. Hard as a rock and nothing like a cinnamon roll.

1  Thank midwestmomtv
Reviewed 8 November 2009

I had this "amazing" chicken fried steak. It was possibly the worst chicken fried steak I ever had. It was the first place we went to in San Antonio, and on purpose but it the one memory I want out of my head. The outside...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2009

I like it, I tried their big or texas cinammon roll

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Reviewed 13 August 2009

After catching the monster cinnamon rolls promoted on Man v. Food we thought we'd stop by and pick one up as we rolled through San Antonio today at about 2pm. But alas, they told us there would be an hour and a half wait to...More

1  Thank SlyFoxTX
Reviewed 22 July 2009

LuLu's cafe is well known for their Chicken Fried steak and the huge cinnamon rolls, and they are good, but the whole place offers so much more.. The staff is very open and gracious to their guest. They have alot of knowledge about San Antonio,...More

2  Thank TShea
Reviewed 28 June 2009

My husband and I have been devout Lulu's patrons for over 12 years. Whenever we are in SA, we always make it a stop to have a chicken fried steak and take home a delicious cinnamon roll home. We just got back and were taken...More

1  Thank JRsNeighbor
Reviewed 3 May 2009

Lived in San Antonio in the late nineties and ate at the original Jailhouse Cafe. Was back in town with family recently and sought it out. First we learned they were no longer located near the County Jail and when we did find the new...More

Thank Dave9318
Reviewed 26 December 2008

great food totally unexpensive !!!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4447
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-5001
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