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Guajillo's The Shortcut to Mexico

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


US$ 2 - US$ 12
Mexican, Latin
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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All Lunch Specials served with Rice, Beans and Corn Tortillas. EXCEPT -- Chilaquiles: Beans only -- Bacalao: Nopalitos and Rice only.
Lunch Board Specials
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Tacos de Alambre
Thin Sliced Pork Loin and Sirloin Steak Sauteed with Onions, Bacon and Poblano Peppers over Mini Corn Tortillas, Covered with Melted Cheese
Tinga de Pollo con Tostadas / Shredded Chicken, Onions and Chipotle Sauce**
Stew made with shredded Chicken sliced Onions, Tomatoes and Chipotle Pepper, Served with Crisp Tostadas.
Chilaquiles Con Carne Asada
Corn Tortilla Chips sauteed in a Tomatoe and Chile Serrano Sauce. Topped with Queso Fresco, Sour Cream and diced Onions, served with thin sliced Steak.
Bistec o Pollo a La Mexicana
A sauce made with slided Tomatoes, Onions and Chile Serrano over Thin Sliced Steak or 4oz. Chicken Breast.
Milanesa De Puerco
Breaded Pork Loin golden fried to perfection.
Bacalao a La Mexicana
Fresh steamed Cod Filet mixed with sliced Tomatoes, Onions and Serrano Sauce. Served with White Rice and Cactus Salad
Add One Frozen Margarita to your Lunch Special
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All reviews mole bistec tortilla soup tacos tortillas cactus salad flan al pastor meatballs beans chicken authentic mexican food the real deal spicy flavor plate sopa
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an amazing meal here and will definitely be back! The place was quite crowded even though it was after the lunch "rush" time... always a good sign. Charming server chatted with us and made food recommendations that were terrific: cactus salad, mole verde and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dihnontourist
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Chili rellenos - should be singular, one smallish chili, cheese filled soggy and not tasty. They will not serve it a la carte. Waiter said he would add a lettuce and tomato salad since I did not want rice, beans and tortillas. Came to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great service, great food, great prices! Flor was a fantastic server with a smile. She was extremely efficient, and very personable. The food was fresh and delicious and my only regret was that I could not have a margarita today as I have to be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sandlovers
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

People - DO NOT sleep on their fideo sopa!! It is beyond words, one of those dishes I’ll be dreaming about for years!! Chips and salsa - the chips were not great, and although the salsa was spicy, it had a GREAT flavour so I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kathymayy
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The place itself is not that nice inside but the food and service make up for it. Our server was the nicest, friendliest guy. He gave us tips on where to visit in San Antonio. The food was really good! Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Adriana A
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Parking is crazy,but service is fast! Our waitress knows the menu like the back of her hand. The place is not fancy but they work hard. Food was tasty but not hot.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank xociam
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Food was good. Sauce was to spicy but good. The rice didn’t taste good but everything else was good. The restaurant in the outside doesn’t look to inviting. The road messed up

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sambacho
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a very small casual restaurant but it serves some of the very best real authentic Mexican food in San Antonio. The parking lot is extremely small so you may have to park behind the building and it is tough getting in and out...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank P1122XJmikes
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is the real deal. Great authentic Mexican food in a casual atmosphere. This is not Tex Mex, it is central Mexico fare in an unassuming atmosphere. We had the chicken mole and Mexican meatballs and they were both excellent. The mole was very dark...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank alkenber
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I grew up in Mexico and I find the food here the same as eating in Mexican restaurants....which is why I LOVE it! No, it’s not gourmet. No, it’s not what americans think mexican food is....it’s not Tex-Mex! No handmade tortillas here either. But if...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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