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The Original Blanco Cafe

) #36 of 4,021 Restaurants in San Antonio Mexican, , Latin
419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
+1 210-271-3300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“enchiladas” (56 reviews)
“tortillas” (37 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed in the area and wanted to visit a local eatery. After reading good reviews, we decided to visit this place. It is a few blocks away from the main area of the riverwalk. I had the chorizo and egg plate and my wife had...More

Thank surfinbird81
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great coffee, great tacos, chorizo breakfast (amazing!!). Probably some of the best tortillas I've ever had. You will not regret eating here. I can't wait to come back and try their award winning enchiladas :)

Thank Gretchen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone said we had to come to this original location. It's nothing special inside, but the service was great, even her recommendations for which breakfast tacos to order. I had two which were enormous. One was eggs, thick crisp slice of bacon, and potatoes, maybe...More

Thank Jend420
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets a 5 for service, friendliness, price and food! We had breakfast and it was wonderful. Get the Chorizo Quiles. You won't be sorry. And super fresh homemade corn tortillas.

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful breakfast, so came back for lunch (enchiladas) the next day! Awesome red chili, very clean, great prices! We are from New Mexico so we have sampled many Mexican restaurants ~~ this rates tops! Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the inside is...More

1  Thank heyujude21
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch and the food was great. Service was good and the food came out quickly. Affordable prices!

Thank KewlKlep
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Good Tex mex food and great service, the best? Fresh tortillas! And I usually don't eat much rice this was very good. The enchiladas are different of course but the flavor was very good. It seems very popular with locals, people that work close by...More

Thank gaby j
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Love their breakfast and lunch tacos. Wish they were open on weekends!!! Their green salsa and chesss and beef tacos are the best!!!

Thank Cratique
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

And I can see why. Luckily, we found Blanco's our first morning and went back every morning of our stay in San Antonio. I liked the huevos rancheros but the breakfast tacos were good too.

2  Thank byrdloves2read
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The line was out the door but moved lightning fast. The place was jammed, but never felt crowded. The wait staff flew! Large number of platters to choose from, I got the Mexican Plate. 2 cheese enchiladas and a beef taco with beans and rice....More

Thank Barry D
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Jill H | Reviewed this property |
They only serve breakfast and lunch, do don't think there was a bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-271-3300
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