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“So much to see”

Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery
Ranked #28 of 4,597 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Midland, Texas
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“So much to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

This restaurant goes on forever and ever! I do not believe I've ever seen such a large establishment! Wonderful food! The atmosphere is a little over whelming!

Visited July 2013
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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“As authentic as you'll get to a Mexican meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Oh my, we just LOVED the food at Mi Tierra. As you enter, there's a festive mood everywhere, from the decorations, to the bar, and the bakery. You can feel the building shake with energy. I had the Mexican Dinner, which is a variety of Mexican treats, including a Tamal, taco, and all sides. Drinks were good, and roving Mariachi bands were fun to listen to. Mark this place as a must go place!

  • Visited July 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“WOW is the word”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Talk about awesome Mexican food, this is the place, fantastic! The decor is fabulous too, brightly colored and sparkly. The servers are very friendly and courteous. The entrance to the restaurant has a bakery with every treat and pastry imaginable, did I say yummy :)

Visited July 2013
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Way over rated!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had breakfast there, and it was very, very average. Could have been a BK at Denny's restaurant. The pork BK sausage was hard/overcooked. We were dehydrated from walking/shopping all day. We asked for a water in addition to our dinner beverages, and never received it. We explained to our waiter that we were feeling dehydrated from being in the sun and shopping all day, so he would understand that he needed to keep us filled on our beverages. Didn't happen. We had to remind him every.single.time. our water glasses were empty. We decided to purchase some goodies from their famous bakery to take home to family/friends. Most things are $2.50-$2.75 a piece which adds up fast. We got home and surprised our children with their chocolate cupcakes and creme puffs. There was absolutely 0 flavor in the cupcakes and the cake was dry as a bone. Horrible! Not even the icing made up for any of it! The creme puffs.....no flavor! The bread, the pudding filling, the creme.....bland, bland, bland. I will not ever go back to give them our business, and for the life of me cannot figure out what all the hype is about this place. I am learning that San Antonio has changed much since I was a child (now 45). They have become extremely commercialized. Stick with guarantees like Saltgrass Steakhouse, Fuddrucker's, etc. where you will know what you are getting, and won't be disappointed with what you are spending your money on. And the riverwalk Mexican restaurants......all TexMex the equivalent of a Casa Ole'. Another suggestion....don't go in summer in the heat and crowds. Wait for fall when the Folklife Festival is going on. A wonderful time to go!

Visited July 2013
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Houston, Texas
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519 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place is great for authentic Mexican food and the sweet bread seems to be the highlight of the restaurant. Always a wait and line to get into this place, but worth it.

Visited March 2013
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