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El Bucanero

16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
+1 210-408-9297
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (60 reviews)
“camarones” (8 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in San Antonio , it’s always busy of course since the food is delicious . My favorite is mar y pina ! Delicious highly recommend this place .

Thank Grace_p18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The vibe of the restaurant is just like a seafood restaurant in Mexico. Although busy, the food came out really fast. Not the best I’ve had, but it was good. I paired my cocktail with an agua de piña. Complented quite well.

Thank Whenay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If the parking lot is full that usually means the food is good. This place very relaxing. This was not our first time coming to eat here. We ordered the whole red snapper from our waiter Angel who gave us very good service. The food...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner with a large group (10 people), which some restaurants find intimidating, but the whole back half of this restaurant is set up for large groups. That was the part of the restaurant that was full. The food was very good, especially...More

Thank Jesusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew it would be good when the Mariachis were eating lunch in exchange for playing. This is a Mexican seafood joint with large authentic portions. I had an entire fish deep fried (head, bones, tail and all) that was mojo de ajo (soaked in...More

Thank V K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to eat here based on the positive trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! The atmosphere is fun with the walls painted with various sea creatures, and we also got to hear a mariachi band perform! The food was great starting with the...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great seafood! Everything we ordered was so fresh and delicious. Reasonable price for the amount of food we got. Our waiter was very nice and helpful. This place is a must if you love fresh seafood!

Thank allabouthappiness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, it is a heavily weighted seafood menu and neither of us tried the seafood - so that may be their secret. However, the tea was cloudy, the sauces were some type of pureed peppers with no actual salsa, and the carne asada had no...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We live around this area and have never visited this restaurant. Well, tonight we decided to go. I felt like we were transformed to Mexico. Quite the loud ocean scenery on the walls (love it) and a mariachi band playing. We love ceviche and can’t...More

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We where directed to this restaurant (and i use that word very loosely!) by the motel staff where we are staying. From the outset the menu is all Spanish, which doesnt help if you dont speak Spanish! The food was very poor for Mexican fare....More

Thank gjl3145
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-408-9297
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