Breakfast San Antonio: The best cheap breakfast spots near you

Breakfast San Antonio: The best cheap breakfast spots near you

Looking for the best breakfast in San Antonio? Look no further! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the city knows how to do it right with some excellent, cheap, and best breakfast San Antonio spots!

You don’t have to spend big bucks to get delicious breakfast in San Antonio. From classic diners to quaint cafes, there are plenty of great options to choose from. So, when you find yourself searching for “breakfast restaurants in San Antonio,” “best breakfast tacos in San Antonio,” or “breakfast places in San Antonio,” just revisit this guide and choose from our comprehensive list.

Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty plate of pancakes, a simple breakfast burrito, or for the best Mexican breakfast in San Antonio, you’ll find breakfast spots in San Antonio that fits your budget and your taste.

Here are some of the best breakfast places in San Antonio that are sure to satisfy your hunger without breaking the bank. Make this your checklist and try them all!

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Breakfast San Antonio

Mi Tierra Cafe & Panaderia

Mi Tierra Cafe & Panaderia

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This 24-hour restaurant serves breakfast all day long. It also appears on our list of restaurants for late-night eating in San Antonio.
Where: 218 Produce Row, San Antonio, TX 78207
Breakfast Hours:  They serve breakfast 24 hours a day

Pancake Joe’s

Breakfast San Antonio - Pancake Joe's

Breakfast San Antonio | Image Credit: Pancake Joe’s

This neighborhood breakfast restaurant in San Antonio has two locations. You can get steak and eggs for just $15.99  eggs benedict for $9.99  and a short stack for $7.99.
Where: 1011 Donaldson Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78228
Breakfast Hours: Breakfast Special Served Until 11:00 am

La Panaderia

Breakfast San Antonio - La Panaderia

Breakfast San Antonio | Image Credit: La Panaderia

This Latin bakery has two locations in San Antonio. Their coffees and espressos are all $5 or less. Most breakfast plates are  $12.90!
Where: 301 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Breakfast Hours: Served all-day

La Villita Cafe

La Villita Cafe

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Breakfast tacos here are just $2.95 each or you can grab a six-pack for $13.25. You definitely want to try the Alamo Benedict for just $13.25
Where: 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Breakfast Hours:  Served all day

Breakfast San Antonio



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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. 
Where: 842 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201
Breakfast Hours: Breakfast starts at 7:00 am 

Kolache Stop

Breakfast San Antonio - Kolache Stop

Breakfast San Antonio | Image Credit: Kolache Stop

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!
Where: 11703 Huebner Rd #200, San Antonio, TX 78230
Breakfast Hours:  Tuesday – Friday 6:30 am – 2:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Chicago Bagel & Deli

Chicago Bagel & Deli

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Chicago loves bread and so does San Antonio! Grab bagel sandwiches, kolaches, sweet bread, french toast, and more. The cinnamon rolls aren’t cheap and you’ll see why- they’re as big as your hand.
Where: 10918 Wurzbach Rd # 132, San Antonio, TX 78230
Breakfast Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm | Sunday 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Pete’s Tako House

Breakfast San Antonio - Pete's Tako House

Breakfast San Antonio | Image Credit: Pete’s Tako House

The entire menu at this family-owned Mexican restaurant is affordable but their breakfast tacos are the star. 
Where: 502 Brooklyn Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215
Breakfast Hours:  Breakfast Plates and Takos served all day

Breakfast San Antonio



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The oldest restaurant in San Antonio knows how to keep prices low. Breakfast tacos are less than $4 each. Their most expensive breakfast items are  $10.95!
Where: 424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Breakfast Hours: Breakfast Tacos until 12:00 pm only

Infusa Cafe

Breakfast San Antonio - Infusa Cafe

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This restaurant prides itself on its healthy cuisine but San Antonians have noticed the awesome prices as well. Get plant-based vegan and omnivorous breakfasts. Bonus: their lunch menu is almost as cheap!
Where: 9311 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
Breakfast Hours: 7:30 am – 10:00 am

El Milagrito

El Milagrito

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El Milagrito Cafe is a family-owned Mexican restaurant serving delicious breakfast tacos, breakfast.
Where: 521 E Woodlawn Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212
Breakfast Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm | Saturday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm | Sunday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 

Mary’s Tacos

Breakfast San Antonio - Mary's Tacos

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Low-key, counter-serve Mexican eatery dishing up various tacos, including breakfast options.
Where: 518 E Blanco Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
Breakfast Hours: Monday – Saturday 6:00 am – 1:30 pm | Sunday 6:00 am – 1:00 pm

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