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Blanco Cafe - 1720 Blanco Rd.

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1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
210-732-6480
Today
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Love their breakfast more than their dinner

My wife and I had dinner here. She ordered the nachos and really enjoyed them. I ordered the enchilada plate and it was very good. I do love their breakfast, especially their Huevos Rancheros. Server was very nice and efficient. This place is a San Antonio staple and it has a "dive look"; nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Dave E
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It was very good, but the interior is gutted and the windows plastered with building permits. I think there are other locations. If not, there are good Mexican food restaurants on just about every street corner in San Antonio.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Fresh authentic great tasting. love going there. keep forgetting to take my husband when we're in town. that's unfortunate for him. if your looking for great food stop by there.

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was a local hangout for my family many years. We loved the enchiladas, tacos and some of the best tortillas in SA. Food is excellent but unfortunately the decor had suffered. Looked as if the owners were not doing proper upkeep (needed painting, getting dirty and the parking lot was in disrepair - full of potholes). Recently though, they've... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you are looking for tex mex style food, this place is hard to beat. The service was quick and the food was very good. Everything I saw come out looked great as well. The place is clean and convenient.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here. She ordered the nachos and really enjoyed them. I ordered the enchilada plate and it was very good. I do love their breakfast, especially their Huevos Rancheros. Server was very nice and efficient. This place is a San Antonio staple and it has a "dive look"; nothing fancy at all. This adds to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Ate cheese enchiladas with fried eggs on top....truly decadent and the cure for all ills! Blanco cafe no matter the original one on St. Mary's downtown or not fantastic!

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Sugar Land, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Okay so the food is good, good not great. But the service is slow n rude. Hey it's San Antonio not New York. We texans need good food n good service. And do not order take out because they charge you per item .30 so 2 ench, 1 taco, rice, beans = 5 items. Go to Taco Bell food tastes... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

As a native Texan, I eat Mexican food on a regular basis - at least once a week. The enchiladas were by far the best I have ever had - anywhere. The service was very quick and friendly, and although there was a wait, everyone that came in the door was seated within five minutes. I would definitely come back... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Fast service, clean, good food. It felt like I was eating food from more traditional Mexican cooks. Old fashioned diner ambiance.

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We met friends here for dinner. After hearing them rave about the food at the Blanco Café for quite some time, we were looking forward to trying the food. Sadly, I was disappointed. This was some of the blandest food I’d eaten in a long time. The strongest flavor in anything I tasted was the strong taste of chlorine in... More 

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Additional Information about Blanco Cafe - 1720 Blanco Rd.

Address: 1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
Phone Number: 210-732-6480
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1720 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: 210-732-6480

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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