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Jacala Mexican Restaurant

) #200 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Gluten Free Options
606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
+1 210-732-5222
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (28 reviews)
“tortillas” (13 reviews)
“combo plate” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow we went out last night and the driver , who had lived in San Antonio his whole life recommended Jacala. He seemed like a well worn local and we lined him so we took his recommendation. We were so glad that we did! This...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We're from San Antonio and have been eating here for years but lately the service is bad, the food is okay but usually a lot better. It's as if the prisoners are running the prison. Our waitress was completely unavailable to we had to flag...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on the recommendation of a friend. Easy in and out, quick to my seat, and it took a few minutes for someone to actually come to my table and get my order. After a few interactions though, I think the guy was new....More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Boy the staff went all out for my mom's birthday last Sat. Night. The place was packed w/ all the graduation parties that were going on and we did not call ahead and get reservations so had to wait for a while. But its always...More

Thank Texascouple9290
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Have been eating here for years as we used to live in the area. Moved away but anytime we visit this is the first place we stop to eat.

Thank PrincessMia75
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Far and away our favorite Mexican food restaurant in the city. The menu is big and all the food is great. The service is outstanding and if you have to wait it will be well worthwhile.

Thank Charlio07
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was not as good as it had been in years past. Some wasn't as warm or hot as it should have been. Service was just adequate...friendly but very slow for a moderate to minimal number of guests. There are a wealth of Mexican...More

Thank TexasRaf
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Started goin to this place around 2003, never go without getting puffy tacos(in addition to whichever meal or special) ive tried puffy tacos at over 50 places(not offered in most restaurants north of S.A.) this place is the king/queen of the puffy. Oldest family owned...More

Thank HurricaneShane
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Despite frequent trips to San Antonio for the past 50 years, we have never been to this restaurant before. Of course there are literally thousands upon thousands of Mexican restaurants in San Antonio, practically one on every corner, some better than others, obviously. We were...More

Thank Don_Chattanooga
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I think this is one of those places that lives on its reputation rather than the actual quality of the product. We came in for an early dinner just before 5:00 pm and were seated right away. It was not clear where to enter the...More

Thank Lance H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:45
Monday
11:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:45
Thursday
11:00 - 21:45
Friday
11:00 - 22:45
Saturday
11:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 West Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201-4349
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-5222
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