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5 Best Places for Tex-Mex in North San Antonio

You can’t live in San Antonio and not be obsessed with Tex-Mex. The city is full of amazing restaurants and cantinas, so we’re bringing you the five best places for Tex-Mex in North San Antonio that are nearby The Place at Oak Hills and The Place at Castle Hills.

Pappasito’s Cantina

  • Where: 10501 Interstate 10 Frontage Road, San Antonio, Texas 78230
  • Distance From The Place at Oak Hills and Castle Hills: 4 miles
  • Cost: $$
  • What: Whether you want side-table guacamole, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, beef, or seafood, you can find it at Pappasito’s Cantina. They also specialize in giant, delicious margaritas, making it an amazing spot for happy hour with your co-workers after a long day.

La Fonda Alamo Heights

  • Where: 8633 Crownhill Boulevard, San Antonio, Texas 78209
  • Distance From The Place at Oak Hills and Castle Hills: 5 miles
  • Cost: $$
  • What: This Tex-Mex restaurant is on most of the major best-of lists, so you have to give it a try. Their customers rave about the fresh and flavorful salsa, so don’t feel bad about filling up on chips before your meal. Customers also suggest trying the enchiladas, street tacos, and tres leches for dessert.

Beto’s Alt-Mex

  • Where: 8142 Broadway Street, San Antonio, Texas 78209
  • Distance From The Place at Oak Hills and Castle Hills: 5 miles
  • Cost: $$
  • What: Beto’s version of Tex-Mex is where Mexican street food meets Latin American soul food. You can find Peruvian-style ceviche, stewed cabrito, pozole, empanadas, tacos, and a variety of desserts. The best part about Beto’s is that you can try different types of Latin American food with their own Tex-Mex twist.

Panchito’s

  • Where: 4100 McCullough Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78212
  • Distance From The Place at Oak Hills and Castle Hills: 7 miles
  • Cost: $$
  • What: You can hit this tasty Tex-Mex restaurant all day long. Start off with some breakfast tacos (a Texas classic), then get some nachos to share at lunch, and end the day with a bowl of menudo or enchiladas. This is a classic Mexican restaurant that is full of greasy cheese, spiced meats, and lots of sauce. It’s a great way to enjoy your favorite foods.

Paloma Blanca

  • Where: 5800 Broadway Street #300, San Antonio, Texas 78209
  • Distance From The Place at Oak Hills and Castle Hills: 7 miles
  • Cost: $$
  • What: Last but not least, Paloma Blanca is another great staple to add to your Tex-Mex dining list. They have delicious enchiladas, tacos, chile relleno, ceviche, and tres leches cake. You also can order gluten-free or paleo meals if you’re on a restricted diet. And don’t forget to try a refreshing drink!

Tex-Mex is part of the heart and soul of San Antonio. There are tons of great restaurants around town and close to our The Place at Oak Hills and The Place at Castle Hills communities. If you have a favorite restaurant, tell us about it in the comments!

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