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Paloma Blanca Mexican Restaurant & Catering

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Alamo Heights
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5265 (Austin Highway)
+1 210-822-6151
10:00 - 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Toddsgang
North Mankato, Minnesota
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank kalemo14
Austin, TX
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank crimsonowl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Tim P
The Woodlands, Texas
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353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank drlehman
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was fantastic...the ambience, the service, the decor, except the food, which was average. Although it did have good gluten free options, it also seemed to lack spice and flavor, which is a big no-no for Mexican. Even the enchiladas tradicionales, the dish that makes or breaks a restaurant, were a pass. Go here for drinks, and appetizers, but there... More 

Thank Andrew W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Choose this place because of reviews being one of San Antonio's best for Mexican and wasn't dissappointed. From the home made chips, great selection of sauces to the highly recommended Enchiladas Number 9 this place delivered. Juan was our server and was great! Get reservations. This place gets busy.

Thank Andy W
Boston, Massachusetts
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143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I ate at Paloma Blanca for a business meal. We selected it in part because they have an extensive gluten-free menu which one of my colleagues needed. She appreciated having nearly as many options as the rest of us for her meal. We made a reservation in advance and arrived a bit early, so had to wait in their swanky... More 

Thank Amy B
Orlando, Florida, United States
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I'm from Florida and this place totally hit the spot when I was craving Mexican. Amazing fajitas and margaritas:))

Thank EPB1977
San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've lived in '09 (visitors, look that up) all my life, and started to go to Paloma when it took over the La Fonda location. They moved here, ohhhh, 10 or so years ago. This is the preferred place when my daughter calls and wants to know if I want a marg and some nachos with the grands. Very pleasant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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?