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Blanco Cafe - 1720 Blanco Rd.

1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
+1 210-732-6480
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (11 reviews)
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1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Blanco Cafe. I ordered the Triple Enchilada Plate with beans & rice with sweet tea. The enchiladas were delicious, fresh, and filling. One was chicken, one was beef, and one was pork. The rice was tasty and the refried...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and looking for a different breakfast after two days of a hotel buffet. The hotel concierge immediately recommended Blanco Cafe. I am glad she did. The breakfast tacos were delicious and the coffee was fantastic. My bill was...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an established restaurant in San Antonio--a local's favorite. The chicken soup was loaded with vegetables and chicken on the bone--delicious!

Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Are u kidin' me! This restaurant is old school and awesome! The wait staff are bilingual eng/span and they run it like a boss. Fast, efficient and friendly. I had the Tuesday special of chicken fried steak. It was awesome! But then as I looked...More

Thank Israel G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have been going here for 25 years, it hasn't changed one bit. Deluxe Mexican dinner comes with 3 enchiladas, rice beans, a taco and chalupa plus some guacamole. Make sure you tell your server you want the enchiladas bubbling hot, you wont regret it.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I should have taken a photo of what I ate for breakfast, but I'll try to remember next time. One of my favorite things to order here is the potato, and chrizo breakfast taco! It was really, really good! I'll also give kudos on the...More

Thank Santos A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This looked like a great Mexican restaurant. Full parking lot, a lot of claims for awards, clean, well kept. But it pretty much ended there. Food was average at best. Fajita meat was not grilled, and didnt have alot of flavor. The cheese enchiladas had...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wife wanted crispy tacos and enchiladas so we went to our favorite hole in wall restaurant. Blanco Cafe, the original on Blanco road. We we not disappointed. Food was great .we had the enchiladas dinner and it was still as amazing as ever.

Thank Ray02rodriguez
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

On a busy day, we sat at the bar and ordered our tacos and coffee. That coffee is amazing. Our tacos were delicious, but had no salt whatsoever. I don't mind having to add salt. The part that bothered us is that we wanted to...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Was in the area and always try to stop if they are not Packed w/ folks and since it was early we were able to get a seat. This is the best old style tex-mex food in S.A. The Deluxe Mex dinner is what to...More

Thank Texascouple9290
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-732-6480
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