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Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine
Mexican Restaurant$$
Today 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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5800 Broadway St #300 San Antonio, TX 78209
5800 Broadway Street #300USTexasSan Antonio78209
(210) 822-6151palomablanca.net
$$Mexican Restaurant, Latin American Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
Bar
Today 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
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Upmarket Mexican cuisine with gluten-free & paleo options served in a popular spot with a patio.- Google
"The roasted salsa and an excellent ceviche will go very well with those margs."
"One of my favorite places to get mexican food in the San Antonio area."
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Stetson Holland
in the last week
STAY AWAY! STAY AWAY! STAY AWAY! Food was lousy. They got our order wrong, the waitress barely came by our table of 12, I had opened a tab with one drink at the bar while waiting for our table, then once we had our table, the bartender came over three time pestering me about closing out and told me they couldn't combine the drink ticket with our meal ticket. Very bad experience with rude staff and overpriced food. I'll never go back
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Jared Sampson
3 months ago
The chicken poblana is amazing! The chips & one of the salsas are awesome. The enchiladas are mediocre, however. Paloma has great ambience without being pretentious.
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Demetra Brown
6 months ago
The best ceviche ever. Love this place great wait staff very attentive and the food was fantastic. This has become my new favorite and I can't wait to go back.
Ken Hydzik
11 months ago
Great food! Made a stop in the way to the airport. Will be back. Good tex/mex food without the 'heavy' feeling that accompanies many of those meals. Great service and very friendly and reasonably priced for lunch.
Bobby Jr
a month ago
You can't beat the food…amazing. Waitress was great also. However, tonight was not a shining moment. Was eating inside and two women sitting outside, were letting their kids run outside all over the patio. I didn't really care until they started playing inside and running back and forth beside of us..where we were trying to enjoy dinner. I asked the lady manager over to the table and she was very reluctant to say anything to the women about their children. I asked her if one of the children were injured or if they injured someone else and she still didn't really seem to care. She said, "I will mention something to them, but I can't make the stop." As she walked over to the table, it was obvious they were regulars as the one lady put her arm around the manager. Kids stopped for 3 minutes and they were back playing, running inside and outside, playing on top (yes on top) of the fountain, through the flower beds etc. My two dinner guests, both from Utah, were just as surprised and disappointed by the lack of care from the manager as I was.
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Kelly Hays
in the last week
Good size portions, extensive paleo /gluten free menu available as well as gluten free chips. Excellent service
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Jeff Turpin
9 months ago
Apparently Paloma Blanca is pretty popular, and now I know why. I tried this place out for lunch recently, and I was well pleased with the results. The chips and salsa are some of the best I've had. A fresco salsa and a roasted salsa are served, and both are well above average. The chips, however, are what I appreciated the most because they're definitely not boring. They're thick and crunchy and tasty, which is pretty uncommon. We had appetizers of Tacos Al Pastor, and let me tell you, this is top 7 if not top 5 in regards to Al Pastor. The meat was absolutely delicious with excellent flavor. The only thing I prefer is for the texture to be crispy from being seared on a griddle like at Taqueria Datapoint. Nevertheless, delicious with the corn tortilla. lime, pineapple, onion, and cilantro. I'll probably order this with every visit. It's worth it. The wife had mixed fajitas with steamed veggies and rice. The fajitas are some of the best I've had at a restaurant, moist, and didn't just taste like char, which I love. The veggies were delicious and colorful, and the rice has a very strong and delicious flavor. It will throw you off as the flavor is much stronger than most Spanish/Mexican rice I've ever had. As for me, I had grilled chicken with chipotle cream sauce and cilantro cream sauce. I'm a stickler for chipotle cream sauce, and this ranks up there with the best in San Antonio - Ajuua - and is quite a bit better than the chipotle crema served at Rosario's and Los Barrios. Some people pour hot sauce on their food. I pour chipotle crema. Mmm. The chicken was a bit dry and overcooked, but it's covered in crema, so I'll forgive them for that. Anyways, the cilantro crema was very good as well. The borracho beans were on point, not the greatest I've ever had, but really good. Finally the corn tortillas were fresh and delicious in ways that most places simply don't match. We wrapped things up with their homemade tres leches. It's good... really good. It's covered in nuts ironically enough, and the sweetness of this version of tres leches was somewhat less than others I have eaten yet deeper in flavor. The cake was very moist and there is enough leche in the plate to sop up with your cake. In short, Paloma Blanca is neck-and-neck tied with my favorite Tex-Mex restaurant in San Antonio, which is Ajuua. Way better than Blanco Cafe or Los Roberto's or any of those places. My current top 5 Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurants remain: 1) Taqueria Datapoint, 2) Ajuua, 3) Guallijo's, 4) Cascabel Mexican Patio, and 5) Taqueria El Chilaquil
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Allen Campeon
4 months ago
Good food better deserts. It's nice, elegant and perfect for a date