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Big Easy

4822 Walzem Road, just behind IHOP, San Antonio, TX 78218
+1 210-653-5688
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
9 Aug 2015
“Hidden gem!”
2 Aug 2015
“It is not New Orleans by a long shot!”
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Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
4822 Walzem Road, just behind IHOP, San Antonio, TX 78218
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Yes, this place looks run down. But it is clear to me that this business owner has a great gift with food and is trying to establish a mark. Money doesn't grow on trees and I am glad they didn't wait to open until all...More

Thank Capt_Wyatt
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We arrived 45 minutes after the restaurant opened and the door was still locked! We entered and the place as empty. We sat down and ordered drinks and they arrived in styrofoam cups...the second hint that things were not great. We looked over the menu...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 April 2015

we went for the first time tonight with friends whose opinion we trust and they had raved about it. so we joined them and gave it a try! what a treat: complex and deeply satisfying gumbo, red beans and rice, fried shrimp, it was almost...More

2  Thank boudin
Reviewed 4 December 2014

As a Louisiana I am very disappointed. Will not recommended this resturant. Establishment has ragged, dingy chairs and slow service. Took us an hour to be served.

2  Thank monhan55
Reviewed 28 August 2014

In a not-so-visible spot, I imagine this place is like a hidden gem. It's small with a home-y feel, and friendly staff. Went here for lunch and had the catfish po'boy w/ a side of jambalaya. This was my first time trying Cajun food so...More

2  Thank amhart90
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Authentic New Orleans style food! The gumbo and lobster bisque might be the best I have ever tried. This is family run and sometimes they run out of things but I tried something new on my last visit and now have another favorite, the shrimp...More

1  Thank 307missyk
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Really great food. I was surprised at how good this was. It was a bit pricey but the quality was there to support the price. Nice people. Casual environment.

1  Thank LisaNG64
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Had dinner here on a Friday night and waiter was owners son. He was a show by himself. Food was excellent and dessert rocked. Building wasn't much to look at but I go to have good service and good food, which we received here.

Thank FreebeernBBQ
Reviewed 24 May 2014

My wife and I had a taste for Cajun food, we have visited Pappadeaux here in San Antonio and we love it. The food at Big Easy Cafe was good and comparable to the food at Pappadeaux just cheaper in price. The dirty rice was...More

Thank albert1118
Reviewed 11 March 2014

the big easy cafe has moved to walzem rd---it is a small family restaurant( the family left new orleans after hurricane Katrina ). The food is EXCELLENT--all authenic cajun dishes,and great cajun music playing---very warm atmosphere. I had the Catfish Cocodrie ( a blackened filet,...More

Thank dotblair
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4822 Walzem Road, just behind IHOP, San Antonio, TX 78218
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-653-5688
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