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Henry's Puffy Tacos

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$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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6030 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX 78238
+1 210-432-7341
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Montgomery
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic meal in a wonderful atmosphere. The service is top notch, the Mexican Plate, topped off with the famous Puffy Taco is worth traveling a long distance for by itself. Compliment it with a great drink and you won't want to leave!

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Georgia
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time dining here and we had never heard of puffy tacos. The food was delicious and the service was above and beyond. My favorite was the charro beans! I wish we would have had room for dessert but we will be back soon :)

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Thank disfamof3
TX
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189 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is definitely a Tex-Mex flavor. Generous on the cumin and a good deal of fried food. The service is good, the portions are abundant and the menu is ample . Had a fun evening

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Thank pedidocTx
San Antonio, Texas
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Puffy Tacos are a unique San Antonio tradition. Henry's are delicious and authentic. Enjoy the picado filling on puffy corn tortillas. Not a low calorie dish, but fun to try and enjoy. Only in San Antonio

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Thank Maryl42
Fort Worth, Texas
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I grew up on this side of San Antonio back in the 70s, but there was no Henry's Puffy Tacos. It sits about 100 yards from the former site of the McDonalds's restaurant where I used to work. We had the 3 Puffy Taco Plate -- chicken, beef, and shredded chicken. We also had a side of guacamole. No sodas,... More 

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Thank Propellerhead76
Las Vegas, Nevada
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great food, you can't go there too often and much as you would want, as this place can dish up some calories with those puffy tacos and chips. Great restaurant.

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Thank aquamark762
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Known for their puffy tacos, and know why, they are good! We had the TexMex plate with one enchilada, one beef puffy tacos, beans and rice. The taco was excellent, the cheese enchilada was ok. The borracho beans were excellent too. Mary provided the best service, along with a super Margarita! Ambiance was festive, crowded for a Tuesday night, but... More 

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Thank Dora T
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Henry's puffy is on our list of stops Food is really good we go there on a regular basis. Service is hit or miss Until the next stop

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Thank JD H
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was stuck in San Antonio for a series of very boring work meetings but lunch made it all worthwhile. I had the Puffy Fish Tacos and they were incredible! The flour tortillas are thick but puffed up as if the air inside the tortilla had expanded. This place has totally ruined me for all other tacos from now on.... More 

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Thank Texasluckytravelet
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I never had a puffy taco before , but I can't say that any more. The chicken puffy taco was wonderful. A unique texture that's not too crunchy or soft.... the goldilocks of tacos... just right! Our server Josephine was a great host for our first visit. But you shouldn't pass up on the tortilla soup... it is delicious! They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6030 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX 78238
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-432-7341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?