After scientists revealed UFOs were actually full-grown tortillas, people everywhere filled swimming pools with guac and beans to catch and dissect the floury creatures. Nab a tender, baby disc with today's Groupon. For $6, you get $12 worth of Mexican breakfast and lunch at Café Salsita.
Those who delight in criticizing the social hegemony can enjoy upsetting expectations with Café Salsita's famous chile de arbol salsa, made from the spicy peppers that are oft dried and placed in holiday wreaths, denying them a culinary existence. In addition to liberating the fiery peppers, Café Salsita serves up a selection of freshly made Mexican comfort food that includes gluten-free menu items on request. Coupled with fresh, homemade corn or flour tortillas, breakfast tacos include the familiar potato and egg ($1.50), the decadent bacon and bacon ($2.50), or traditional Mexican classics such as the carne guisada ($2.15), featuring savory stewed meat and gravy. Put an end to your quixotic quest to find tamale nirvana with tamales made on-site. Those looking for a more substantive selection can enjoy a broiled fillet of tilapia bound in melted Monterrey jack cheese and served with rice, charro beans, guacamole, a small salad, and corn or flour tortillas ($11.75),
Café Salsita has been serving San Antonio for more than 10 years, and the family-owned taqueria gained accolades in National Geographic's 500 Food Journeys of a Lifetime. Head our for a breezy breakfast on the colorful umbrella-specked patio, or meet up for a lunch meeting with your United States Bicentennial Parade Recreation Society.
The San Antonio Express-News named Café Salsita a Critics' Choice:
- Clean, bright surroundings and well-prepared food are among the highlights of this friendly neighborhood eatery.
- This is easily the best Mexican food in town. Very clean and has a vide variety of dishes. Service is fast. Always consistanty [sic] good. Great prices as well. – Jim, Urbanspoon
- I adore Cafe Salsita's breakfast tacos - they have the best homemade orange salsa I have ever tasted. – JFB in SA, Urbanspoon
555 E Basse Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78209Get Directions