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“Surprisingly good!”

Papa Nacho's Cantina
Ranked #279 of 4,692 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $6 - $11
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is an easy place to miss and looks more like a cheesy chain restaurant but don't be fooled. The food is great and the service is impeccable. A handy and really good place to eat.

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

I love the spinach enchiladas this place serves, always good, always reasonably priced. Iced tea is about $3 with no refills. Big disappointment!! Love it overall.

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Thank diamondmarie
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Yesterday I had the grilled filet of Mahi Mahi w/poblano creme sauce at lunch & it was absolutely perfectly grilled. The poblano sauce that they make there is the best I've had so far anywhere in San Antonio. I've also had the chicken enchiladas w/green creme sauce & many more dishes there, each excellently prepared & very abundant. I recommend that if if you want very authentic TEX-MEX food, try this place. They also have another location on IH10 West. They have a very extensive menu & the service at both locations is excellent. Currently my top choice for TEX-MEX food in San Antonio.

Thank texanbred
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

This restaurant is in our neighborhood and we decided to try a second time to see if maybe our first visit was just an anomaly. Nope. Overpriced, not particularly great service, and just not tasty. Las Palomas is much better AND much easier on the wallet. The owners should stick with their cajun restaurant business and 86 this restaurant.

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Thank Debra B
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is one of our favorite Tex/Mex food places in town.
They serve a huge hot and steamy iron skillet filled with marinated chicken breast, red and
green peppers, and sweet onions. This also comes with an order of borracho beans
that are really good, some tasty rice, pico, and guacamole, lettuce, along with flour and corn tortillas.
Their small chili con queso is a large bowl of delicious, thick and spicy melted cheese
with onions and peppers. At $4.99 this is the best queso deal in town.
The chicken fajita plate is only $8.99 and feeds two.
There are plenty of good professional servers here. Nobody has to wait very long.

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Thank bobemac
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