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Paloma Blanca Mexican Restaurant & Catering

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$$ - $$$
Alamo Heights
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5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265 (Austin Highway)
+1 210-822-6151
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this meal. We had the guacamole which was incredible and had a very serious kick to it. The top shelf margaritas were also very good and generously sized and fair priced. I had the enchiladas '09 and they were AMAZING! I loved the combination of flavors and the pablano rice and salad were delicious. I will definitely get... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go for excellent food, drinks, and atmosphere. It is a great place to have drinks on the patio and it is centrally located. The food is always excellent it does not matter what you order you will not be disappointed.

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San Antonio, Texas
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends on an early Friday evening. The restaurant was crowded and loud. Everything we ate was excellent! Definitely going back and will opt for patio seating if it's available.

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Paloma Blanca many times over a 10 year period. The food has always been fantastic and it's a great location for any type of lunch or dinner. My last visit was a disappointment in that the service was horrible. I believe there was some large group and we had a hard time getting anyone to take our... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited San Antonio for four days and made it our mission to try lots of different Mexican places. This place came highly recommended by some colleagues and we visited for Sunday lunch. The restaurant was busy so I recommend a reservation (available via OpenTable). My husband and I shared fajitas and they were excellent. The 'pound' option was... More 

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Mankato
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

OK, I was the member of our group who did not give a five. I read many reviews prior to eating there. I do not share same opinions as those who had terrible service, were disappointed in the chips, etc. My only complaint is that the chicken in the fajita order was dry. We received excellent service from Our waiter,... More 

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were all hungry for a great Mexican meal and we found it at Paloma Blanca. The table side guacamole was obviously fresh and flavorful. We had the jalapeño added for an extra "kick". We had a variety of entrees from enchiladas to fajitas to the daily lunch special and everyone was pleased with there choice. Our waiter was also... More 

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Austin, TX
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of my favorite San Antonio experiences is a leisurely lunch or brunch on the patio at Paloma Blanca. The specialty margaritas are excellent, and the food is beautifully prepared and served. The menu is a mix of interior Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites. I especially adore the ceviche, which comes in an extremely generous portion; I often choose it as... More 

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94 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've traveled a lot of places in this great country of ours and bipolar this place has the best Mexican food around. The ambience in the restaurant is little upper scale but it gives the fantic Mexican Taste of the cuisine that these folks are known for. You wouldn't miss out greatly if you do not go to this restaurant... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant.....staff is great and food even better. We had their margaritas which are really good. Then a side of guacamole and each with a cup of pozole verde which is wonderful. Our mains were enchiladas divorciadoes which is one of their specialties. We will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265
    (Austin Highway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Alamo Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Alamo Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 210-822-6151
Description
Since 1997, Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine has become well-known for offering much more than traditional "Tex-Mex" fare. Tempting offerings include items as varied as grilled snapper, enchiladas verdes, pozole soup, hand made flautas and tacos al pastor. For margaritas by a cool fountain, a relaxing dinner on the terrace or appetizers in our hacienda-style dining rooms, Paloma Blanca invites you to enjoy our autentico brand of Mexican cuisine and hospitality.

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