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Grumpy's Mexican Cafe

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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18817 Fm 2252, San Antonio, TX 78266-2729
+1 210-651-3444
08:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Fri 07:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you crave chicken fried steak with white gravy, big burgers with all the trappings, and large portions of tasty Mexican food, this is the place to go. The dishes are made with fresh ingredients and a decidedly homemade touch. The ladies serving the tables are friendly and helpful. This is a great lunch place for those with a healthy... More 

Thank Al L
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Thank goodness for the rain! Kept the normal crowds away. We were seated quickly. Staff was friendly and service was fast. The food was great! Delicious and fresh! Will be back!

Thank Christina F
Copperas Cove, Texas
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250 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I like mom and pop restaurants and this is one. They stay very busy and the reason is good food. You have to be patient because they are busy and close at 2:00 on Sat. They do not have regular business hours check before you go.

Thank raydon46
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the best Country Fried Steak here. It was big enough for 3 to 4 people. My husband and I shared it and we were stuffed. The green beans were awesome too! I will definitely be back.

Thank Cindy K
somewhere, usa
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This establishment is unlike no other. It is a charming restaurant with a country twist. A family member suggested we stop by here while heading out of San Antonio and I'm glad they told us about it. The food was great! Service was excellent! For the price of the meals (avg $), you get really big portions (especially the chicken... More 

Thank traverler55
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Grumpy' is a small little restaurant where the food is so good and the portions are huge. Prices are reasonable and the service is great. You will find the atmosphere very friendly. If there any pies or muffins left to purchase on the way out don't leave without buying some. They are awesome.

Thank Lesly L
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, service was fast. Both couples shared combo plates. The portions are enormous. If you and four of your close friends are hungry order the Chicken Fried Steak.

Thank Onager46
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

EXCELLENT FOOD, great atmosphere, friendly staff. Big breakfast tacos. The chips and hot sauce is the bomb!!!

Thank Ronnie G
San Antonio, Texas
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215 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Don't let the outside or the size of the place fool you. It is a small place, but they serve BIG food. Go early on Friday and order the chicken fried steak. It comes with two sides and it is more food than two can eat. Prices are reasonable for the amount of food you get.

1 Thank Phil R
Los Angeles, California
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Three of us had breakfast at Grumpy's Mexican Café. The décor is eclectic and fun, the wait staff are the same, and the portions are gigantic. Did I mention that the prices are incredibly low, so much so it is hard to believe they can stay in business let alone make a profit. The restaurant is very crowded on weekends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18817 Fm 2252, San Antonio, TX 78266-2729
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-651-3444

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