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Paloma Blanca Mexican Restaurant & Catering

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$$ - $$$
Alamo Heights
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5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265 (Austin Highway)
+1 210-822-6151
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second trip from other side of San Antonio to this nice up scale Mexican themed restaurant with dining inside and outside. I and three guests started lunch with Margarita chips and salsa. I had the ceviche (for the second time). Order guests ordered from lunch menu and were very satisfied with quality of meal. The only negative was the time... More 

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Thank Rex R
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Other than mine, their ceviche is noteworthy. I prefer scallops, fish & shrimp, instead of just fish, but Paloma Blanca captures the most important part of ceviche...the flavor! Right amount of lime, venegar, & spiciness. Table-side made quacamole rivals On The Border--other SA restaurants don't even have table-side quac. Fresh made, right there, wonderful. Ceviche & quac make a meal... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for dinner one night while in San Antonio. The wait was not too bad as they had a classical guitarist in the bar area. Our server was very prompt. The salsa's were very good. We had the Ceviche as an appetizer which was very good. My date had the De Cameron Chile Rellenos which was fantastic. I... More 

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Ames, IA
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155 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here for both happy hour and lunch. Great ambiance, with a nice outdoor area (despite its strip mall location) and indoor dining that's a bit quieter than your usual Mexican place. Nice selection of appetizers at happy hour, with reasonable drinks. Menu items we had at lunch were all tasty--menu runs more towards interior Mexican, so if you're... More 

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoy this restaurant. I have been here several times over the last few years and the food is always fantastic. The lunch specials are a good value on their menu. I ordered the soup and enchilada combination, which came with a large cup of soup (I recommend the wonderful crema poblana), an enchilada verde (shredded chicken and cheese... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE best Mexican food yet. Have lived in Texas for forty plus years and this is the best. Wish I lived in San Antonio!

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Boerne, Texas
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to lunch based on recommendation from a friend and Trip Advisor. We were disappointed. The server was terrible. Although the restaurant was not crowded, We had to almost run the server down to get silverware and chips/salsa. It was if our presence in the restaurant was a irritant to him. My friend's chicken dish was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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202 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went here while in town on business. There were folks eating out on a nice, shady terrace but I elected to eat inside. The building is on several levels, so it's a cool restaurant; definitely not your "typical" tex-mex-style restaurant. The service was friendly and prompt, they serve two nice salsas, once a smokey, chipotle-style salsa, the other a... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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121 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday night to have dinner with in laws and although we had to wait around 45 minutes to get a table, we really enjoyed the crunchy flautas, and the fish. It's far from touristic areas, but the flavors won't disappoint.

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Dearborn, United States
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

First it is a pretty place. It is large inside and can accommodate many people, but it is broken up, so no one single area feels too big. There is an outside patio that feels "away from it all." The décor is an elegant, old Spanish mission style. Staff are all gracious, knowledgeable, always smiling, and neat & tidy. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265
    (Austin Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Alamo Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Alamo Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 210-822-6151
Description
Since 1997, Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine has become well-known for offering much more than traditional "Tex-Mex" fare. Tempting offerings include items as varied as grilled snapper, enchiladas verdes, pozole soup, hand made flautas and tacos al pastor. For margaritas by a cool fountain, a relaxing dinner on the terrace or appetizers in our hacienda-style dining rooms, Paloma Blanca invites you to enjoy our autentico brand of Mexican cuisine and hospitality.

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