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Alamo Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Far North Central
Mexican, Southwestern
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14250 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232-4342
+1 210-495-2233
Today
10:45 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:45 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:45 - 00:00
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Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Has this place fallen. Food was medicore, at best and to top it off - it was COLD! Since it took soooooo long to get it, in the first place, I wasn't about to send it back. Server wasn't very efficient. Just an extremely disappointing experience and the worst I've ever had, here (and we have been here, many,... More 

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Thank rhodeb
Rapid City, South Dakota
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I'm in San Antonio, my first stop is always the Alamo Cafe. They have the best beef fajitas I've ever had! Their homemade tortillas with melted butter are also amazing. If you're looking for a true Tex-Mex experience, look no further and just head to the Alamo Cafe - you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Melanie A
Customer S, General Manager at Alamo Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words! We really appreciate your loyalty and look forward to seeing you back in the next time you're in San Antonio. Sincerely, Ryan, GM More 

Austin, Texas
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Any and every time we're in San Antonio, we must visit the Alamo Cafe, right off of 281. They have remodeled the front entrance and added an outdoor patio and restaurant area that looks like it easily seats an additional 100 people, so nice for those busy weekends! We were there the day before Thanksgiving, so no crowds for us.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop at this restaurant often, when we visit San Antonio. Easy access from US Highway 281, plenty of parking, and very clean property. Food is above average, though not the absolute best in San Antonio. Just a favorite stop to eat, as we head into and are leaving the city!

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Pharr, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and staff is awesome!!! They know how to take care of their customers as far as the food and customer service.

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Thank dvar401
Customer S, General Manager at Alamo Cafe, responded to this review

I'm thrilled to hear you had a great experience. I will be sure to pass along to our team your kind words. Sincerely, Ryan, GM More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
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147 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place is huge. Homemade flour tortillas while you dine. Had the fish tacos, which were ok though I would have preferred flour over the corn tortillas. My wife enjoyed her meal and our friends love going here regularly.

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Thank Tom L
Johnson City, Tennessee
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180 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is traditional Tex-Mex! Trustworthy, reliable, and the best flour tortillas in town! Was by myself and sat at the bar. Great service.

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Thank Drslowens
Dallas, Texas
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shrimp and spinach quesadillas are the best and of course the queso is REAL cheese! There is nothing on the menu you will regret ordering! Be sure to order a pitcher of margaritas for $20 - money well spent for a large group!

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Thank sctexas
Customer S, General Manager at Alamo Cafe, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear you really enjoyed our quesadillas and queso! We hope to see you back in soon. Sincerely, Ryan, GM More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my dad and his girlfriend it was nice clean and the food was pretty good. I had the burrito plate everything was really good.

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Thank dman4tx
Walnut Creek, California
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115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Alamo cafe for many many years. I am back in San Antonio for a visit this time and the food, service, and ambiance are as good as ever. Last night my family ordered Mexican food and they all loved it. I, however, am famished for the chicken fried steak. OMG it is out of this... More 

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Thank SenorBill
Customer S, General Manager at Alamo Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We greatly appreciate your loyalty and look forward to having you back the next time you're in San Antonio. Sincerely, Ryan, GM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 - 23:00
Monday
10:45 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:45 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:45 - 23:00
Thursday
10:45 - 23:00
Friday
10:45 - 00:00
Saturday
10:45 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14250 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232-4342
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Far North Central
  • Neighbourhood: Far North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-495-2233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?