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Paloma Blanca Mexican Restaurant & Catering

5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265 (Alamo Heights)
(210) 822-6151
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Ranked #65 of 4,103 restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Alamo Heights
Cross street: Austin Highway
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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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

A regular I have never experienced such terrible service after ordering. The waiter forgot about us. He kept passing by us and saying one more minute. After half an hour and asking the manager another waiter took our order and served us.

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King William, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here. We ordered margaritas, I recommend paying to "upgrade" to the Cuervo version, it was worth the extra $2. We ordered large salads, they were fresh and very tasty. We ate outside and it was overall a delightful experience.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

My husband and I met our son here for an early dinner. I can't remember our servers name, but he was very funny and accommodating. Their roasted salsa is fantastic!! My husband had to ask for more because he couldn't stop eating it. Everything that everyone ordered was tasty and came out in a timely manner. The cocktails are very... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had dinner at this locale with my family on a weekend. Food is great and very knowledgeable staff. Mixed drinks are ok, and tequila shots a little overpriced. Possibly new bar tenders would help and the staff is a little slow.

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Hurst, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

everything we had was delicious. from the tortillas to the margaritas we couldn't have been any happier. GET THE QUESO!! it was so good I couldn't stop eating it

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I come regularly and always get slow service and I continue to give it another chance hoping maybe once, we get decent service. Never. By the time u get ur margarita on the rocks, its watered down and the salt on it is running down the glass. It wouldn't matter for a cheap margarita, but the margaritas are high priced.... More

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Fredericksburg, Texas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We ordered the guacamole and fajitas through the Paleo menu. We asked for no salt, since we bring our own salt. The taste was great. We had no reaction to the food at all. The Plaintain chips were perfect and it was nice to eat "chips" and hot sauce with our meal. The waitstaff was very nice and attentive. The... More

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Mobile,AL
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158 reviews 158 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and I ate lunch at Paloma Blanca earlier this month and we both had great dining experiences. We opted to eat outside in the shade. The wait staff was attentive and helpful throughout our meal. My wife opted for the enchiladas de chipotle and I opted for the enchiladas de mole. Both our dishes were well prepared and... More

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Austin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

They have a separate gluten free menu and will bring you "celiac friendly" tortilla chips. I've been here twice and enjoyed the food both times. This last time I went they said what I ordered from the GF menu actually came already made with flour, which I think was a mistake, but I appreciated that they double checked for me.... More

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Charlotte, NC, USA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Paloma Blanca is located in a small shopping center about 20 minutes from downtown. The restaurant interior is modern with a sizable patio available for exterior seating. Among our group of twelve, we had a large variety of appetizers and main dishes. The response to the food ranged from good to excellent. I had the La Paloma, a three item... More

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