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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Katherine W
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.

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.

Thank Xocia M
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

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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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