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Chuy's

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Far North Central
Mexican
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18008 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232-1420
210-545-0300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
TexMex in a Dream World

First-time visitors may have trouble pronouncing the name--it sounds like "Chewy's" to me, but it's well worth the visit. Chuy's started in Austin, Texas, but it has spread well beyond Texas in recent years. The San Antonio location is a fine example of southwestern kitsch--fake palm trees... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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South Bend, IN
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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South Bend, IN
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

First-time visitors may have trouble pronouncing the name--it sounds like "Chewy's" to me, but it's well worth the visit. Chuy's started in Austin, Texas, but it has spread well beyond Texas in recent years. The San Antonio location is a fine example of southwestern kitsch--fake palm trees, multi-colored lights, curious pictures on the walls, various patterns of tile on the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Third time at chuy's and have never been disappointed. Looks like everytime I bring my wife to San Antonio, Chuy's is the place for us

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was very surprised at the large portions that were served. The food was amazing and the prices were very reasonable. Even the drink prices were very good, $5.50 for a regular margarita.

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our go-to Tex-Mex (in San Antonio or when traveling). This location has a great, welcoming atmosphere and architecture. The large straw-thatched room or the fish-garland throughout... indoor or outdoor seating (uncovered), bar and appetizer areas. Food: Wow! That's what it's all about. Chuy's chips are light, warm and fresh. Their salsa fresca cannot be matched. Ask specifically for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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207 reviews 207 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This location has a great environment from the time you drive up in the parking lot! The decor inside it great and even though it was crowded when we went, they were prompt in seating and our service was great. The food is always excellent, but my heart always pulls me toward the fajitas, they are literally among the best... More 

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Childress
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I really enjoyed my meal. Best I have had this trip. My only complaint was the excessive wait time for tortillas. My food was delivered and sat for about 5 minutes or more before I got the tortillas I had to ask for. Same story when I ran out. Food was great and will eat Chueys again.

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Kingwood, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I have to admit it - I haven't been to Chuy's since the Austin location called 911 on the Bush girls ( sorry - I just had to add that ! ). I was in San Antonio for business, stayed at a hotel nearby, and Chuy's was the best rated restaurant in the area. Even I can hold a grudge... More 

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Enterprise, NV.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went there with daughter, her husband, grand kids & great grand kids, (10 total), immediate seating and great service. I ordered the 3 item combo, plenty of food, price ok, but not authentic Mexican food. I thought the salsa was really bad.

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Federal Way, Washington
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169 reviews 169 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stopped in for lunch this place has a good vibe. They were making fresh tortillas and the chips we received with the tasty salsa were fresh made. I ordered a big combo the Elvis I think. it came with all my favorites. I liked it so much I really want to go back and try some more items off the... More 

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Waynesville, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My boss and I stopped for a late night bite. We had the fajitas and I must say it was the most tender and best marinated meat we've had since being here. A must if you have the opportunity.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18008 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78232-1420
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Far North Central
  • Neighborhood: Far North Central
  • Phone Number: 210-545-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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