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Guajillo's The Shortcut to Mexico

1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
+1 210-344-4119
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Xocia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

Thank ilovefrenchbulldogs
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This restaurant does not offer a quaint or showy. or elegant ambiance. I won't have chosen it for a business meeting or anniversary celebration. However, the food is good and it feels almost home-cooked. The service is quick and efficient, with a smile, though. Menu...More

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Wanted to take my staff to a nice Mexican restaurant for Christmas and this one was rated very highly. Very disappointed. The service was extremely slow, the food, was OK. Most of my staff is Hispanic and they were not impressed. The flan was flat....More

Thank Barbvan
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is real mexican food restaurant, every single dish tastes like being in Mexico. Everything I have tried here I´ve liked.

Thank jpmfv
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a Sunday evening. The place is obviously a local spot, with homemade wooden booths and signs that forbid kids from running and screaming. The service was friendly and fast. The food was delicious. It was nothing like a major...More

1  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place is awesome! I've been there a lot of times and the Mexican food is great, I've had a couple of times the "Pollo con Mole" it's delicious

1  Thank JC C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-344-4119
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San Antonio's ONLY Mexico City Kitchen. We serve only Real Mexican Cuisine found in the Central and Southern Regions of Mexico. From Ceviches, Nopalito Salad, Pozole, Sopa Azteca, Tacos, Quesadilla Poblana, Steak with Pasilla Pepper Sauce, Chicken Tinga, Cochinita Pibil, Mole Verde, Bistek a La Mexicana, Enfrijoladas, Mahi Mahi al Ajillo, Bacalao a la Mexicana,... All desserts are Grandma's recipies. $5.95 Lunch Special M-F 11am-3pm.
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