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Freddy's Frozen Custard

Far West Side
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8843 Potranco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78251-3018
+1 210-520-2436
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A great place to eat a small meal. The hamburgers are the best and they have very thin crisp fries. The Custard is great also. The staff are friendly and ready to serve you. Restaurant is always clean.

Thank bobal59
Reno, Nevada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

It must be black magic, otherwise, how could anyone make such thin burgers? They look like brown doilies and you can literally see through them. They make a McDonald's hamburger look big enough to feed a family of six.

Thank R D
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad meal at Freddy's. Love the fries the most because they are thin and tasty. Takes a little longer to get food sometimes but it is worth it in the end. Save space for custard!!!!

Thank Time4Pizza
Big Lake
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Had a grilled chicken sammich. They are just as great as the steak burgers. Shoe string fries are just as good. Concrete with fruit are the best. Cannot go wrong with Freddy's.

Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Freddys offers a variety of sizes of delicious frozen custard. If you've never had frozen custard it's quite similar to ice cream but with a thicker consistency. They offer a number of different vixens for your Sundays. I had one with Oreos and gummy worms. It was very good.

Thank Coco828
Floresville, Texas
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Burgers and Fries are good. Dessert is delicious and so many varieties to choose from. Service is fast and friendly.

Thank aar0ngwyn
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

My family and I were interested in a light dinner with dessert to end our meal. We all (3) of us had their cheeseburgers and fries. This being our first visit we ordered a single patty burger. This hit the spot for us because we knew dessert was part of our plan but if I was in famished I would... More 

Thank Cynthia C
Oxford, Ohio
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213 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Pros * Surprisingly friendly service for fast food * Super clean restaurant * Food quality was above average. Great burger. * Great prices * Custard looked great. ( I did not try it) Cons * It is a fast food restaurant. Definitely very casual. Not a bad choice for a quick lunch.

Thank Stephen C
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

If you like Steak and Shake then you will love Freddy's. Their French fries are great and the custard is awesome and so creamy. It is clean and family friendly.

Thank Priscilla E
San Jose, California
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

How can you pass by a place with an ice cream cone with your four year old granddaughter? We have no Freddy's in California so we stopped by to try it. Wow, the food was delicious! The fries--great. The burger--great. Of course we had to try to custard so I order the Turtle sundae for me and a cone for... More 

Thank Pat B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8843 Potranco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78251-3018
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Far West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Far West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-520-2436

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