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Lulu's Bakery and Cafe

918 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-4729
+1 210-222-9422
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Cafe, Diner
918 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-4729
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Reviewed today via mobile

The cinnamon roll has such a great wow factor for adults and kids. It is so delicious and sweet, the center is the best part. With that being said, just come for the cinnamon roll and eat breakfast somewhere else! I had scrambled eggs-no flavor,...More

Thank GarcF
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This “cafe” definitely sells itself based on its cinnamon roll. The food was absolutely horrendous as well as the coffee. It was bland, dry, cold and just plain gross. I ordered the chicken fried chicken and it was the driest chicken I’ve ever had. It...More

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Reviewed yesterday

3 lb cinnamon roll their claim to fame we found it just large with too much frosting. However, enough for four maybe even six. Went back for lunch the next day our lunch had generous sandwiches. Open 24 hours too and certainly a place to...More

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was told by many that this was the place to go to. Was seated fast; getting someone to take our order was slow. they weren't very busy. We ordered an app and our meals. It took for ever to our food (app came at the...More

Thank paulie64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place may not look like much, but don't let the appearance fool you. They are big on size and big on taste! Open 24 hrs too. The only negative is the lack of parking, but that's because they stay so busy! You have to...More

Thank TMS2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must on the menu is the chicken fried chicken or the chicken fried steak ... different portions with different menu names, but if you're thinking "deputy sheriff" you know which one to order ...you can't miss!

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting, I had to go here with my cousin to experience a cinnamon roll larger than my face. Good lord, Lulu's didn't disappoint! The cinnamon roll was larger than I could ever imagined and equally delicious. I tried my very best to eat as much...More

Thank Cappyaldu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband swears by the SAPD chicken fried steak! I'm more traditional and order the Deputy Special. Both are great! Service is excellent inside. We also took a cinnamon roll to go to share with the rest of the family. It was a hit! We...More

Thank g8trgrad
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We were in town for a family vacation. I had heard of the famous cinnamon rolls and wanted to give it a try. The last time we were in town, they were closed for repairs. I was so excited to finally make it. The excitement...More

Thank angela g
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Visited Saturday for lunch for first time. Read reviews and was staying downtown, so we tried it. It is a busy diner and our waitress was very good. We ordered the chicken fried steak and Lulu’s Club. It took over 30 minutes to get our...More

Thank surfinbird81
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Holly L
29 November 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
do not know the average. the food to dollar ratio was good. the prices were reasonable. diner prices.
6 February 2017|
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Response from Lonnell D | Reviewed this property |
Minimum wage for waitstaff is 2.13. That is fairly consistent across the board.
Pam R
7 November 2016|
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Response from Chris-Food-Critic | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $9.00.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 918 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-4729
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-222-9422
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