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Malt House

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115 S Zarzamora St, San Antonio, TX 78207-3761
210-433-8441
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This classic old fashioned 50's style Restaurant has finally closed it's doors in on July 1st 2016. After being open for over 60 years, this was the place to come by & enjoy a good juicy burger & a classic malt. It will be missed.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

If you like old school with a smile this is the place for you. The restaurant has been a San Antonio institution for over 6 decades, and has occupied the same spot from its opening. Food here is eclectic and delicious. The Malt House is known for their fried chicken, but everything I've ordered has always been excellent. Located not... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

While dining there we saw a bug rat in the corner of the restaurant. that went into a hole in the wall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

Okay, so it has a cool 50's look from the outside. Sorta. Well it used to and you can tell.. but the awful, traffic-accident inducing flashing sign outside doesn't do much for the look, and the interior.. please shield your eyes. I think it's some combo of orange and brown? I don't know, my brain won't let me remember. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

where else can you order a fat boy special (a burger, fries and a drink) for under 5 bucks!! awesome restaurant!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

Stick to the Zarzamora location. Day light only, unless you REALLY know the area. Blanco store is horrible and even more dangerous. You take you life in your hands if you go on weekend nights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

Mariachis, burgers y mas. 'Nuff said?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2008

An original greasy spoon, dive. I like the flea market in the parking lot. Really good food... greasy, but really good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2007

an old classic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 S Zarzamora St, San Antonio, TX 78207-3761
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: 210-433-8441

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