Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and San Antonio knows how to do it right with some excellent cheap breakfast spots! You don’t have to spend big bucks to get delicious eats, just make this your checklist and try them all.
Read more below for our guide to the Best Cheap Breakfast Restaurants in San Antonio:
Mi Tierra Cafe & Panaderia
This 24-hour restaurant serves breakfast all day long. Breakfast tacos are just $2- $4. It also appears on our list of restaurants for late night eating in San Antonio.
This neighborhood breakfast restaurant in San Antonio has two locations. You can get steak and eggs for just $15, eggs benedict for $9, and a short stack for $7.
This Latin bakery has two locations in San Antonio. Their coffees and espressos are all $5 or less. Most breakfast plates are under $10!
La Villita Cafe
Breakfast tacos here are just $2.40 each or you can grab a six pack for $11.25. You definitely want to try the Alamo Benedict for just $11.
Known as one of the best taco spots in all of San Antonio, Garcia’s is a long-standing family restaurant. Their barbacoa and brisket are top-notch. Just make sure you avoid it the first Monday of every month- they’re closed!
Just a couple of those famous Tex-Czech kolaches will fill you up. Each variety is around $2 or less, making it one of the must-try breakfast spots in San Antonio!
Chicago Bagel & Deli
Chicago loves bread and so does San Antonio! Grab bagel sandwiches, kolaches, sweet breads, french toast, and more. The cinnamon rolls aren’t cheap and you’ll see why- they’re as big as your hand for $7.99 a pound.
Pete’s Tako House
The entire menu at this family-owned Mexican restaurant is affordable but their breakfast tacos are the star. The most expensive breakfast tacos are just $3.29 each.
The oldest restaurant in San Antonio knows how to keep prices low. Breakfast tacos are less than $2 each. Their most expensive breakfast items are still under $8!
This restaurant prides itself on their healthy cuisine but San Antonians have noticed the awesome prices as well. Get plant based vegan and omnivorian breakfasts for just $6 or less. Bonus: their lunch menu is almost as cheap!
The food here is excellent and their prices are even better! Breakfast tacos are all under $4 and everything else is $9 or less. The huevos rancheros need to be on your bucket list!
If you’re out towards Boerne, you’ve absolutely got to stop in at Mary’s Tacos. Not only is it a site to behold the taco-making assembly line, but the tacos are huge and cheap. Not cheaply made though – these are the best breakfast tacos we’ve had anywhere around!
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