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Nicavid's Bakery and Cafe, Inc.

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5115 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 349-2222
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sad decline

Nicavids has long been a favorite, run by a young couple of culinary school graduates with help from their parents. Always a good sandwich, constructed with care and carrot-ginger soup that most reviews rave about. After not visiting for several months we had lunch yesterday. Found the restaurant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
cavitydoc
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Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Nicavids has long been a favorite, run by a young couple of culinary school graduates with help from their parents. Always a good sandwich, constructed with care and carrot-ginger soup that most reviews rave about. After not visiting for several months we had lunch yesterday. Found the restaurant under new management. Drastic decline! 45 minute wait for soup and sandwich... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I had to get lunch in this area and decided on this bakery because the sign claimed "gourmet pastries, cakes, pies, bread and deli lunch". What I got was anything but gourmet. I ordered the Sicilian which was average at best. I would assume that a bakery would bake their own bread but these rolls came in big plastic bags,... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I have been a regular at Nicavid's for many years. I went there several days ago and was very disappointed in the service and the ginger carrot soup that I absolutely love. The service was very slow and the soup was tasty but not served hot. In fact, one of the individuals in our party had to send it back... More 

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Kingston, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

On a recent trip to San Antonio, we were taken to Nicavid's for lunch. Great choice. Wonderful selection of soups, salads and sandwiches, and great service. To go to a "deli" and get a great crème brûlée for dessert was a real treat - the caramel crust was done when it was ordered.. Good, basic lunch offerings done right. Well... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

We started eating here about ten years ago when our daughter was in school in SA and discovered it. The food is still excellent with a few new things added, and we'll visit every time we come to SA.

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San Antonio, Texas
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

This is a great place to grab lunch. The interior is a little hole in the wallish- eat on the patio. The sandwiches are great tasting, a different take on the basics and big. You can easily split a whole one with someone. Pastries are really good too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2010

Nicavid's is a quaint little cafe shop that offers more than just sandwiches. Their pastries are fresh and delicious and their sandwiches are tasty. My only complaint is that they are not open on weekends!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008

Wonderful sandwiches and baked goods

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5115 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: (210) 349-2222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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