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Pappasito's Cantina-Catering

10501 I-10 W, San Antonio, TX 78230 (Northwest Side)
(210) 558-4386
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Ranked #166 of 4,110 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Best shrimp fajitas ever! In fairness, however, everything on their menu is great. Don't be turned off by the fact that this is chain restaurant, Pappasito's consistently has wonderful Mexican food, and the service is excellent as well. If you go at typical lunch and dinner times, you most likely will have a wait, but it's worth it. The complimentary... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went with friends to celebrate a birthday and found the wait was going to be over 45 minutes. We got drinks, one of which, the frozen watermelon margarita, was very sour compared to the one on the rocks another in our group got. We found an outside table just past the bar and the waitress there, Gabriella, was great.... More

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very good food and drinks! I had the snapper w/brochette and a single brisket taco. I would like to say that it was the best snapper Ive had in a while. The chips and salsa/queso was good too. I would recommend this place to anyone coming to San Antonio.

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Northern California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Amazing! Who would have ever though their "we're coming back here again restaurant" when next in San Antonio would be miles from downtown and the Riverwalk. This place is absolutely huge (and packed) with a great atmosphere and equally terrific food and waitstaff. Do give it a try - you and your guests will be forever grateful that you did.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went here because the locals recommended it as a place with good food. We arrived early at about 6 PM and this place was crowded. We were put on a waiting list and we were told that it would take about 30 minutes, so we went to the bar for a drink. While we waited one of the other... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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132 reviews 132 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place always seems busy! It's sooo good, tho! I love their warm salsa and their new avocado sauce! Heir chips are so thin and perfect. I love thin, warm tortilla chips. We started with Queso with Picadillo (aka taco meat) and it was good, just a little thick for the thin chips, but it was fine with me. We... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great fajitas. Excellent portion sizes. Prices a little high for this type of place, but the portions are huge and it works out to a decent value. We got a family platter that was plenty for four people. Atmosphere is a little noisy, but there is a lot of activity in the restaurant.

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Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

I don't understand how this restaurant isn't rated as the #1 Mexican restaurant in SA. Service is fabulous and the food is even better. A little pricey, but worth it in my opinion.

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Allegany, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Quite a wait for a Monday evening, but very nice. Eat in or out. Good service. Many choices from appetizers to entrees. Had spicy grilled shrimp salad...delicious. Beef burrito for member of party also delicious. 3rd member had shrimp fajita who said would come back and order again. Great avocado (spicy) dip with excellent chips made at nearby station. Fun... More

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McQueeney, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Looking for a convenient place for Happy Hour? If you're in the area, Pappasito's Cantina is a hot spot. A tad too loud for me, but you cant beat the margaritas and appetizers!

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