Where the Locals Go To Eat!
Try Our Lunch Specials Monday - Friday!
Want to visit the birthplace of fajitas?
Check out our sister restaurant: La Margarita!
Looking for a bright, festive atmosphere at one of the oldest Mexican cafes and bakeries in San Antonio? Check out Mi Tierra Cafe & Panaderia
Downtown San Antonio, TX offers some of the best Mexican food in the nation. Pico de Gallo tops the list. With traditional Mexican cuisine paired with live mariachi and fantastic lunch specials, you'll feel like you just stepped into Mexico.
Pico de Gallo is the whole experience! You'll love us so much, you'll want to serve our Mexican food for your next big party, or even book our party room! We're a great lunch spot in the downtown area, with fantastic lunch specials and a fun atmosphere that will make the rest of your day that much more enjoyable.
One of the best things about San Antonio, TX is that we share in many of the best Mexican customs. When you want to indulge in authentic dishes from our neighbor to the south, then you want the best Mexican restaurant around. You want Pico de Gallo, right in the heart of downtown San Antonio, TX.
six decades ago, Pete and Cruz Cortez came to San Antonio and
opened up their first Mexican restaurant, a spot of early-rising
farmers to grab a meal. The restaurant was notable for being the
first American restaurant to serve fajitas, and it wasn't long
before Pete and Cruz had to expand to serve their loyal
Today, our family owns three
restaurants – La Margarita, Pico de Gallo, and Mi Tierra, and
the sons and daughters of Pete and Cruz still uphold the same
standards that were set years ago. We are still revered as
one of the best Mexican restaurants to visit, and provide a unique
cultural ambience that is fun for locals and tourists
Pico de Gallo is dedicated to offering the authentic experience right when you step through the doors. Order any of the authentic Mexican food from our menu, kick back and enjoy the live mariachi music, and immerse yourself in the cultural hotspot that is our Mexican restaurant. We know that people don't just dine out for the food, delicious as it might be. They want the whole experience. And that's exactly what Pico de Gallo brings to the table.
For a hearty breakfast that will get you energized for the day ahead, stop by Pico de Gallo. Although we serve an array of breakfast tacos – with your choice of egg, potatoes, bacon, sausage, pork tips, beef tips, beans, cheese, and barbacoa – that you can choose to grab and go or eat inside, we also serve many different breakfast plates to give you a complete, well-rounded meal. As a panaderia Mexican bakery, we also have delicious pastries like pan dulce and candies for you to nibble on. Egg white only meals are available upon request to meet your dietary needs.
If you decide to visit us for lunch Monday – Friday from 11:00am – 2:30pm, you will be able to take advantage of our delicious and affordable lunch specials. At Pico de Gallo, we offer daily lunch specials including Puffy Tacos, Enchiladas, Pico de Gallo Steak, Caldo de Res, Pollo al Carbón, Pollo Norteño, and more.
At dinner time, the atmosphere really comes to life with bright neon lights and live mariachi music. Our mariachis are eager to serenade you and your guests as you browse the menu or eat your meal. Some of our dinner specialties include Milanesa (lightly breaded beef steak served with papas, refried beans, and a salad), Gallina en Mole (tender chicken covered in mole sauce with Spanish rice and refried beans), Pepper Steak (high grade sirloin smothered with sautéed tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, and chile con queso alongside refried beans, papas, and guacamole), and much more.
If you are looking for a fun and upbeat venue to host your event, why not choose Pico de Gallo? We have a private party room (the Salón Azteca) that can seat up to 125 guests comfortably. This space features its one private bar with a beautiful, hand-carved wooden mural displaying Mexican festivities. You are more than welcome to bring your own decorations to make the day even more special. Whether it is a rehearsal dinner, business event, graduation party, or birthday celebration, Pico de Gallo's banquet room is the perfect location.
Or, if you're just looking to grab a quick bite this afternoon, make Pico de Gallo your lunch spot. You won't believe you've been dining anywhere else in downtown San Antonio, TX. With our unbelievable lunch specials and our fun, dynamic atmosphere, the rest of your day will be that much better after you spend the afternoon with us.
To learn more about our restaurant or event catering services, feel free to call us today. At Pico de Gallo, you will discover authentic Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other!
Pico de Gallo is proud to be one
of the premier Mexican restaurants in San Antonio, TX. When we
first opened our doors to San Antonio, we had no idea just how well
people would respond to our Mexican cuisine. Coming to Pico de
Gallo is always an experience, with live mariachi music, delicious
margaritas and more. Treat yourself to Pico de Gallo today!
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