Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine
5800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Mon - Wed
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Thu - Fri
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Phone: (210) 822-4483
Fax Number: (210) 822-4483
General InfoSince 1997, Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine has become well-known for offering much more than traditional "Tex-Mex" fare. Tempting offerings include items as varied as grilled snapper, enchiladas verdes, pozole soup, hand made flautas and tacos al pastor. For margaritas by a cool fountain, a relaxing dinner on the terrace or appetizers in our hacienda-style dining rooms, Paloma Blanca invites you to enjoy our autentico brand of Mexican cuisine and hospitality.
Parking: Lot, Free
Bike Parking: Yes
Good For Groups: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Cuisines: Caterers, Mexican, American, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, Latin American, Bar & Grills
Alcohol: Beer, Full Bar, Wine
Takes Reservations: Yes
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Price Range : Average
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Awful customer service. Was told the wait was 55 minutes. An hour and ten minutes later I decided to check on table. Told the wait was still another hour more because they had other people with reservations. So over two hours for a table. No one even offered us the opportunity to order a drink. Was told other people waiting as long as 3 hours for a table. They should be honest with the wait time����
GOOD SERVICE FOOD OK MAY GO BACK
The previous 1- star review isn't for our restaurant - it is for a completely unrelated restaurant on the Riverwalk - we're a 5-10 minutes north of there in Broadway. We've tried to have it removed but no one at City Search responds...
Richard Peacock, President
My family and I found the first mexican restaurant without a line and had a total of maybe 5 tables currently seated. The fast seating was impressive and well it was downhill after that. The waiter didn't take a drink order and just assumed that we all wanted water. Once he came back about 20 minutes later we asked for sodas which took another 20 minutes. At about an hour he took the order... The food arrived about an hour later and only half the plates were ready. In fact the guy messed up one of the orders but it was too late to correct. We spent a horrible 2.5 hours there and received terrible service. If you want a crappy meal and a 3 hour wait this is the resturant for you. I wish I could report that this is the only place that offers poor service but it seems if they have a location on the river the food and service are not a priority in San Antonio.
Frankly, getting rid of that Blanca Aldacco as hostess in the old location was a blessing. However, the food and service still suffer. In a restaurant already known to be expensive, they CHARGED ME $0.50 for a small amount of PICKLED jalapenos. They didn't even have fresh jalapenos on hand--and to charge for a simple ingredient is ridiclous.
You really can't go wrong eating here. I think everything I have eaten has been great. The prices are higher then Taco Cabana but the food is many, many times better. Also, you would be remiss if you did not have a margarita or four.
My absolute favorite there. I try them every place I go, but they still make my favorite. Also, their boracho beans are great to, just like grandma used to make. My husband also loves their fish tacos..
good interior design. When you go in, you will see all these comfy sofas and good little tables and all these good designs, but the serves was so slow. Everything was just slow. We were waiting there for 30 min for get a seat, and 30min for a waiter to come to take the order, and 45min for the food to get on the table. The food wasn't bad, but not excellent. I would say, abve average almost, but no. Of you are enjoy this place, good for you, because me too. but for other aspect, I will not go there again. Dont give me wrong, I have been there for 3 times before I write this review. If you are will your friends and ready to enjoy the place and talk talk talk and spend time with it, there probabily will be the place to go. Bad thing for this place is the location. Difficult to make the turn, narrow entrence for turnning into this plaza, since the road was coved behind the little bump (you will know what I am talking about) so when you think you should make the turn, turn it!
Imagine trying to operate a good restaurant ........while serving some of the pompous ""goofs"" that live in Alamo Heights. Well they are pulling it off.
I just can't imagine selecting another Mexican Restaurant......unless it were Los Barrios Hacienda.
Set well off Broadway....nice outdoor spaces....attentive staff...........your hard earned money is well spent here.
Try to ignore the Alamo Heights Goofballs.....they live nearby.....and probably walked. The state legislature is considering establishing a bounty on them......maybe next year.
Average at best. Alamo Heights need to demand more from their Restaurants. Slow service and over priced food.
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