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El Bucanero

16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
+1 210-408-9297
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (60 reviews)
“camarones” (8 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You expect to look out the window and see the coast of Mexico. The drinks are very healthy with the alcohol and ALL of the seafood is wonderful. Anything fried is lightly battered and not greasy. All of the ceviche is fantastic and very creative....More

Thank 467abigailp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh seafood with a very large menu. Place is family atmosphere and the service is great and the prices very reasonable!

Thank abelardoperez
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Great place, and the food is awesome. The seafood soup is to die for. The parking is very spacious which is good since they have a lot of customers all the time.

1  Thank Andres_Carvajal305
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in San Antonio , it’s always busy of course since the food is delicious . My favorite is mar y pina ! Delicious highly recommend this place .

Thank Grace_p18
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The vibe of the restaurant is just like a seafood restaurant in Mexico. Although busy, the food came out really fast. Not the best I’ve had, but it was good. I paired my cocktail with an agua de piña. Complented quite well.

Thank Whenay
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

If the parking lot is full that usually means the food is good. This place very relaxing. This was not our first time coming to eat here. We ordered the whole red snapper from our waiter Angel who gave us very good service. The food...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We went for dinner with a large group (10 people), which some restaurants find intimidating, but the whole back half of this restaurant is set up for large groups. That was the part of the restaurant that was full. The food was very good, especially...More

Thank Jesusan
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I knew it would be good when the Mariachis were eating lunch in exchange for playing. This is a Mexican seafood joint with large authentic portions. I had an entire fish deep fried (head, bones, tail and all) that was mojo de ajo (soaked in...More

1  Thank V K
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We chose to eat here based on the positive trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! The atmosphere is fun with the walls painted with various sea creatures, and we also got to hear a mariachi band perform! The food was great starting with the...More

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great seafood! Everything we ordered was so fresh and delicious. Reasonable price for the amount of food we got. Our waiter was very nice and helpful. This place is a must if you love fresh seafood!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16505 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78232-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-408-9297
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