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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bistec” (13 reviews)
“mole poblano” (10 reviews)
“albondigas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
1001 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78213-2285
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11 - 20 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not in Kansas anymore, that's for sure. Every Mexican restaurant I've been to out West serves spicy salsa without me having to ask for it. I love it! The server brought out chips and salsa and I asked (as always) if I could also...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The food and salsas are delicious !! It's definitely a Mexican restaurant. The beer and micheladas are very well prepared. Order the mole!! Every time I go to San Antonio me and my love always eat there. You can't go wrong. Wish there were more...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This location was recommended by a coworker. Upon arriving we were somewhat skeptical due to the restaurants appearance. The restaurant is somewhat small, with a few booths and tables inside. It also has a small bar inside. Service was good, we were greeted by management...More

Thank Tamusa2016
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our family of 4 has been going to Guajillos regularly for over 10 years and our favorite dishes are the Al Pastor, Pork Chuleta tacos and the "Gringa." We were shocked when we went a couple weeks ago and heard that they have taken these...More

1  Thank sunbun2017
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food. Not texmex. Salsa was spicy and had excellent flavor! The cactus appetizer was tasty with a large portion. I had the mole poblano and it was delicious, as was my husbands asado de puerco! Service was excellent! Good margaritas. Check this place...More

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Stopped here while visiting SA from Dallas.....the salsa is great; hot, smoky, spicy. My husband had the tortilla soup...a Pasilla sauce broth w/ a few tortilla strips ... I had fideo and honestly I make better stuff out of a package. My kids didn't touch...More

1  Thank jssanc4
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant for real Mexican food not texmex, delicious meal, great friendly service and fun atmosphere, a definite stop for a meal when visiting San Antonio.

Thank ebo1212
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here when I visit San Antonio for the past 7 years and I'm never disappointed. No one makes cactus salad like these guys, and the mole sauce is to die for. The salsa is very special and spicy- not your typical canned...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Wow- great place to go eat. Walked in and they seated us immediately and close to the front so my mom who doesn't walk that well wouldn't have to walk very far. Food was excellent and very reasonably priced and the waitress was great. I...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I while visiting San Antonio were so excited to try authentic Mexican food and wow were we disappointed by this place. Growing up in Southern California we appreciate authentic Mexican food but this was totally different than what we expected. First off,...More

Thank Txmamaof2
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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 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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