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5148 Broadway Ave. (Grove Ave.) Send to Phone
Blanca Aldaco turns out some of the city's most satisfying Mexican food---with flourishes that set it apart from the comĂșn y corriente.

Breakfast Sat., Lunch & Dinner daily

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Paloma Blanca Restaurant Review

: Blanca Aldaco, the ebullient hostess of Paloma Blanca, is picking up stakes and moving--but not to worry; it's just up Broadway to the old Cafe Soleil location. More parking, she says. More private function space. And, though she may not say so, a much better bar situation. So though it will be a shame to leave behind the cozy dining room with its atmospheric murals (and the even cozier bar with its equipales, or Mexican leather seating), the scene at the new digs should be even livelier. Expect the same, mega-margaritas and comforting food, of course. The tongue-in-cheek enchiladas divorciadas (the two chicken enchiladas, one green, the other red, are divorced by a barrier of rice and beans) should continue to please. Lunch specials such as the chile relleno stuffed with beef and cheese, and dinner exclusives on the order of grilled chicken breast smothered in a garlic, lime and cilantro cream sauce and grilled shrimp tacos in hand-made corn tortillas will remain favorites. And the meal-in-itself, pork-based pozole with all the trimmings, should still hit the spot on one of San Antonio's rare, wintery days.


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