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The Pig Stand

American, Diner
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1508 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1251
+1 210-222-9923
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Garden Grove, CA
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anemic food that left us wondering how they could hand this bland fare to a customer without feeling some guilt about it. Dry as sawdust cornbread, onion ring that looked like a road kill donut and very little variety. SAD

Thank marvandin
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Did not receive all of the items we ordered. Though advertised, I was told you need to actually REQUEST your side items. They refused to honor their advertised meal. Grubhub recommended I dispute the charges with my credit card company. I have happily done so. Additionally... the pork ribs we received were 3 minuscule scraps of pork with only bone... More 

Thank mbrtsk
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Just finished eating at the Pig Stand. Experience was great we split a BBQ and cheese burger liked it so well we ordered another barbecue. The restaurant is filled with a lot of nostalgia. We had a really good time visiting with the owner Marianne. Definitely an old school type of restaurant and very non-corporate just what I like.

Thank John M
Garland, Texas
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228 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Nostalgic diner in an older, not so nice neighborhood, but I understand this is the last Pig Stand open and it's been here about 50 years or something like that. The area doesn't seem to be unsafe, just rundown. Jukebox at each table and a whole lot of pig-related kitsch and old throw-back items along with the red & white... More 

Thank Kenneth R
San antonio
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I decided to bring my mom back to a this restaurant 48 yrs later after my dad had brought her here on their honeymoon to San Antonio. So our visit was based on nostalgia and not the reviews. I will say, the place needs some serious TLC. With some TLC and a deep cleaning I think it would be a... More 

Thank Matting
Floresville, Texas
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Had business in San Antonio, and took the opportunity to make a detour and revisit this little piece of culinary heaven. The neighborhood is changing, but the quality and taste of this SA landmark remain as high as ever. The chicken fried steak (offered in two sizes) was obviously hand-breaded, and so tender you didn't need a knife. The accompanying... More 

Thank MomalaTX
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Save yourself a trip and don't come here. it is not what it used to be. The food fell flat and the place was just a bit dirty. It has the feel of a restaurant going down hill to the end, but is too stubborn to let go. I would love to see this place turn around.

Thank John C
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Been coming here for more than 50 yrs and find the place to be every bit as good as it was "back in the day". Food is fantastic, a true jewel of nostalgia in San Antonio....for those of us that remember fondly the Butter Crust Bakery, Playland and other bygones that are long, long gone. The pig sandwich with that... More 

Thank Debe7ing
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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177 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I came here with my mom and kids and we all really enjoyed it! I've been passing it for years and always wanted to try it, but I didn't know what to expect. Each of us really enjoyed our food and the prices weren't bad.

Thank Breanna P
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I only went to go and meet a lady in regards to her selling me a shampoo. I've lived in San Antonio 18 years and never heard of the pig stand. My first thought was 50's from the jukebox to the pigs to the pictures on the wall. We were just waiting there and got a drink when I saw... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1251
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-222-9923
been in business since 1920s, used to be an old drive-inn diner

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