3 San Antonio Locations

"The Original" Southside
3119 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio TX 78214

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Phone:(210) 922-3330
Email: info@nichas.com

Loop 410
5059 NW Loop 410
San Antonio TX 78229

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Phone:(210) 680-4420
Email: info@nichas.com

Live Oak
7929 Pat Booker Road
San Antonio TX 78233

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Phone:(210) 655-4420
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Homemade. Handmade.
Just like mama always made it in our familia's cocina.

The Nicha's tradition of delicious, homemade comida brings families together and keeps them coming back. Our comida, based on our mother's recipes, is the best Tex-Mex in San Antonio. Whether you want sizzling fajitas, melt-in-your-mouth enchiladas or a cold margarita, our familia serves up satisfaction for your taste buds daily. Come taste the tradition built on excellent comida.

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Tradicional Breakfast

Plates served with refried beans, papas and two flour tortillas, except where indicated.

  • Huevos Rancheros

    Two eggs with salsa ranchera and papas.
  • Huevos A La Mexicana

    It’s got a kick! Two eggs scrambled with chile peppers, tomatoes, onions and a side of papas.
  • Pork Chops

    Two pork chops served with two eggs (any style) and papas a la Mexicana.
  • Amigos De Larry

    Two eggs over easy with bits of tender beef, tomatoes, onions, chili peppers and salsa ranchera on top, and sitting on two warm corn tortillas. Served with refried beans and papas.
  • Huevos Divorciados

    Two eggs over easy topped with our special tomatillo sauce and salsa ranchera divided by refried beans and papas.
  • Cowboy Breakfast

    It’s muy bueno, y’all! Two eggs served with papas, toast, ham and your choice of bacon or sausage. No beans.
  • Chilaquiles

    This one’s got a crunch and a kick! Crispy corn tortillas scrambled with eggs, chile peppers, tomatoes and onions, topped with cheese.
  • Barbacoa Plate

    Tender, slow-cooked meat served with papas and pico de gallo.
  • Chorizo Con Huevo

    Mexican sausage scrambled with eggs and a side of papas.
  • Arthur's Special

    Two eggs (any style) served with beans, barbacoa and papas a la Mexicana.
  • Machacado Con Huevo

    Dried, shredded beef scrambled with two eggs, chile peppers, tomatoes, onions and mucho flavor.

Breakfast Tacos

  • Bean and Cheese

  • Bean and Rice

  • Pollo with Lettuce, Tomato

  • Picadillo with Lettuce, Tomato

  • Guacamole with Lettuce, Tomato

  • Lengua

  • Carne Guisada

  • Fajita Beef or Chicken

  • Al Carbon (Carne Asada)

  • Barbacoa

  • Ham and Egg

  • Potato and Egg

  • Bean and Egg

  • Bacon and Egg

  • Chorizo and Egg

  • Chorizo and Potato

  • Chorizo and Bean

  • Country Sausage and Egg

  • Egg A La Mexicana

  • Machacado

  • Papas A La Mexicana

  • Papas Ranchera

  • Papas and Gravy

  • Carne A La Mexicana

  • Chilaquiles

  • Norteno Taco



Omelettes are served with papas and toast.

  • Ham and Cheese Omelette

    The classic omelette, just like mama always makes it.
  • Western Omelette

    Ham, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and cheese.


Pancakes are served until 2 p.m. only. Includes 2 slices of bacon or 1 sausage patty.

  • Shortstack Pancakes

    Go pequeño with this smaller portion of our delicioso pancakes.
  • Triple Stack Pancakes

    Go grande and get more delicioso pancakes.

Lunch Specials

Monday - Friday
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(Except Holidays)

Plates served with rice, refried beans and two flour tortillas, except where noted. No substitutions on lunch specials. Iced tea $.99 with any lunch plate. 

  • L1. Cheese Enchiladas

    A Nicha’s tradition! Two cheese enchiladas topped with enchilada gravy and chili con carne.
  • L2. Green Enchilada Plate

    Go green! Two chicken enchiladas covered in tomatillo sauce, Monterey Jack cheese and sour cream.
  • L3. Ranchero Enchiladas

    Two chicken enchiladas in a soft corn tortilla, topped with our familia’s ranchero sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.
  • L4. Beef or Chicken Enchiladas

    Two beef or chicken enchiladas with enchilada sauce and chili con carne.
  • L5. Carne Guisada Plate

    Savory beef tips cooked and simmered in our familia’s special gravy.
  • L6. Crispy Taco Plate

    Two beef or chicken tacos. Simple and muy bueno!
  • L7. Flauta Plate

    Three long, thin, crispy corn tortillas (“flutes”) rolled and stuffed with chicken, and served with guacamole and sour cream.
  • L8. The Lighter Side

    Cup of tortilla soup, one chicken flauta and one crispy chicken taco. No beans or rice.


  • Bean & Cheese Nachos

    Crispy tortilla chips topped with refried beans and melted cheese, with jalapenos on the side.
  • Cheese Quesadillas

    Monterey Jack cheese, chiles, tomatoes and onions between our tortillas served with guacamole and sour cream.
    ADD beef or chicken fajita 8.99
  • Nicha's Queso

    Melted cheese blended with our spicy salsa and served with crispy tortilla chips.
    ADD picadillo for just 1.50
  • Empanadas

    Six empanadas filled with picadillo and Monterrey Jack cheese, deep-fried and served with our cilantro cream sauce.
  • Fajita Nachos

    A layer of beef or chicken fajita, refried beans, cheese, guacamole and jalapeños, served on a bed of crispy tortilla chips.
  • Queso Flameado

    Melted Monterey Jack cheese blended with Mexican chorizo, with three homemade corn tortillas.
  • La Botana Platter

    The ultimate appetizer platter! Three beef and three chicken fajita nachos, three beef and cheese empanadas, four chicken flautas and a side of queso, pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole. Mucha comida!
  • Super Nachos

    Crispy tortilla chips topped with a layer of refried beans, ground beef and melted cheese. Served with guacamole, tomatoes and jalapeños.

Sopas y Ensaladas

  • Chicken Fajita Ensalada

    New! Crisp lettuce mix topped with chicken fajita, chunks of avocado, tomatoes and cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheese.
  • Taco Salad

    Tortilla shell filled with picadillo or pollo, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and cheese.
    Sub beef or chicken fajita 9.99
  • Chicken Avocado Salad

    New! Crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce topped with savory grilled chicken, sliced avocado and tomatoes.
  • Guacamole Salad

    Perfect as a dip! Shredded lettuce, tomatoes and mucho guacamole in a tortilla shell.
  • Tortilla Soup

    A traditional favorite, with shredded chicken, tomatoes, avocados, Monterey Jack cheese and cilantro, topped with crispy corn tortilla strips on the side.
    Small (16 oz.) 5.99
    Large (32 oz.) 8.99
  • Menudo

    A rich broth with beef tripe and hominy.
    Small (16 oz.) 5.99
    Large (32 oz.) 9.99
  • Caldo de Pollo

    Chicken soup with carrots, potatoes, squash and celery, served with a side of rice.
    Weekends only, except Roosevelt Location
  • Caldo de Res

    Our seasonal tradition. Delicious combination of squash, potatoes, carrots, zucchini, celery, cabbage, onions and tomatoes with beef shank and a side order of rice.
    October-March weekends Only. Roosevelt Location every weekend all year.
  • Tortilla Soup Combo (Mom's Specialty!)

    A 16 oz. bowl of tortilla soup served with one crispy chicken taco, one chicken flauta and guacamole.


Served with rice, your choice of charro beans or refried, guacamole salad and two flour tortillas.

  • Flame-Grilled Chicken Breast

    Topped with Monterey Jack cheese and your choice of chicken mole, salsa ranchera, poblano sauce, or tomatillo sauce.
  • Chicken Alambre

    Tender chunks of white chicken breast sautéed with bacon, onions, tomatoes and poblano peppers in our salsa ranchera topped with Monterey Jack cheese.


Served with Spanish rice, your choice of charro beans or refried, guacamole salad and two flour tortillas.

  • Pork Carnitas

    Tender pork marinated in spices and fruit juice with a crispy outer layer.
  • Steak Ranchero

    For meat lovers! A 10 oz. grilled choice Ribeye steak, served with our special salsa ranchera, refried beans and sliced avocado.

Taco Platos

No Tortillas

  • Crispy Tacos

    Three crispy tacos filled with beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans. Simple and muy bueno!
  • Soft Tacos

    Two soft rolled corn tortillas stuffed with beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans.
    Add salsa ranchera .99
  • Puffy Tacos

    Two puff tacos topped with picadillo or pollo, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans.
  • Street Tacos

    Four mini corn tortillas filled with tender steak, and served with cilantro, grilled onions, chile toreado and charro beans.
  • Fish Tacos

    Two soft corn tortillas filled with grilled seasoned cod, topped with cabbage slaw and your choice of cilantro cream sauce or baja sauce. Served with tropical fruit pico de gallo and sweet potato fries.


From Our Familia's Grill

  • Beef Fajitas
    For one: 13.99
    For two: 28.99

    Eat familia-style! Sizzling marinated beef or chicken fajitas with grilled onions and bell peppers, rice, ranchero beans, guacamole, pico de gallo and flour tortillas.
  • Parillada (Serves 2-3)

    Marinated beef and chicken fajitas, country sausage, pork carnitas, grilled shrimp, and one chorizo and cheese-stuffed poblano pepper, all over a bed of grilled onions and bell peppers. Served with rice, ranchero beans, guacamole and six flour tortillas on the side.
  • Portobello Fajitas

    Marinated grilled portobello mushroom, sliced and served on a bed of sizzling onions, bell peppers and zucchini squash. Served with white rice and black beans.

Enchiladas &
Combinación Platos

Served with rice, refried beans (except where noted) and two flour tortillas.

  • Nicha's Enchilada Plate

    A Nicha’s tradition!
    Two cheese enchiladas covered with our familia’s special sauce and chili con carne.
    (sub beef or chicken at no additional charge)
  • Green Enchiladas

    Going green has never been better!
    Two chicken enchiladas covered with tomatillo sauce, Monterey Jack cheese and Mexican sour cream.
  • La Bandera

    Want to change it up a bit?
    Get one cheese enchilada with chili, one green enchilada, and one chicken mole enchilada to add a little variety to your plate!
  • Poblano Enchiladas

    Two chicken enchiladas topped with a roasted poblano cream sauce.
  • Chicken Mole Enchiladas

    Two chicken enchiladas topped with our mole sauce (contains peanuts) and Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Spinach Enchiladas

    Back by popular demand!
    Two spinach, mushrooms and sun-dried tomato enchiladas, topped with poblano cream and Monterey Jack cheese. Served with white rice and black beans.
  • Enchiladas Jalisco

    NEW! Two chicken enchiladas topped with our creamy corn sauce and Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Enchiladas Mexicanas

    NEW! Two enchilada filled with queso fresco and topped with our special chile guajilo sauce.
  • Mexican Plate

    Two cheese enchiladas, one bean and cheese chalupa and a puff beef taco.
  • Dad's Plate

    Our padre’s favorite!
    Two cheese enchiladas and your choice of beef or chicken fajitas or carne guisada and a side of guacamole.
  • The Three Amigos

    Enjoy a meal with your favorite amigos - one cheese enchilada, one tamale and one crispy taco.
  • Saltillo Plate

    Arthur’s favorite!
    One beef puff taco and one cheese enchilada topped with our familia’s special gravy and chili con carne.

Especiales of the Casa

Plates served with rice, beans and two flour tortillas.

  • Carne Guisada

    Savory beef tips cooked and simmered in our familia’s special gravy. Served with refried beans.
  • Tampiqueña Plate

    One 5 oz. ribeye steak, cheese enchilada and crispy beef taco, with guacamole salad on the side. Served with charro beans.
  • Fajita Fiesta

    Make your meal a fiesta! Two flour tortillas rolled and filled with beef or chicken, and topped with queso. Guacamole salad and charro beans served on the side.
  • Veggie Alambre

    NEW! Sautéed mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and poblano peppers, topped with our salsa ranchera and melted Monterey Jack cheese. Served with white rice and black beans.
  • Chile Relleno

    A fried poblano pepper stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese and topped with salsa ranchera. Served with guacamole salad and charro beans on the side. WITH PICADILLO 11.99
  • Flautas

    Three chicken flautas with guacamole, sour cream, lettuce and tomato, served with refried beans.
  • Shrimp Cocktail

    NEW! A homemade cocktail of shrimp combined with our special cocktail sauce, tomato, onions, cilantro and avocado. Served with crackers on the side. Muy delicioso! Served Friday-Sunday only.
  • Grilled Tilapia

    NEW! A tender, flaky, Tilapia fish filet, grilled and topped with your choice of our delicious poblano cream, veracruz sauce or lemon-butter sauce. Served with white rice and grilled seasoned vegetables.


  • Gordo Burrito

    Soft flour tortilla filled with lettuce, tomatoes, rice, beans, guacamole, sour cream, cheese, and your choice of meat (picadillo, carne guisada, al carbon or beef or chicken fajita), topped with gravy, chili con carne and cheese.
  • Texas Fried

    A Nicha's Original Since 1977!
    Tortilla filled with beans, cheese, your choice of meat (picadillo, carne guisada, al carbon or beef or chicken fajita), topped with chili con carne and cheese.

Chalupa Station

All topped with lettuce, tomato and cheese.

  • Bean & Cheese Chalupa

  • Picadillo Chalupa

  • Chicken Chalupa

  • Compuesta Chalupa

    A bean and cheese chalupa with ground beef or chicken and guacamole
  • Chalupa Plate

    NEW! Two bean & cheese chalupas, served with rice and refried beans.

Kid's Corner


For children 12 and under or senior citizens 55 and older. Absolutely no substitutions. Choose one of the following:

Choose one of the following:

Crispy Beef or Chicken Taco, Cheese Enchilada, Bean and Cheese Chalupa, Cheese Quesadilla

(All served with rice and refried beans)


5 Piece Chicken Nuggets or a Foot-long Corn Dog

(Served with French Fries)

Children's options come with a small soft drink and a choice of a sweetie orange (or ice cream bar when dining in)


  • Tres Leches

    A San Antonio Favorite! Vanilla sponge cake, soaked in three types of milk, topped with whipped cream and maraschino cherries.
  • Sopapillas

    Soft pillows of puffed pastry dusted with cinnamon and powdered sugar and drizzled with honey. ADD A SCOOP OF VANILLA ICE CREAM FOR 2.50
  • Churros with Ice Cream

    Two churros with a heaping scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Cheesecake

    Our rich New York Style cheesecake with a dense and creamy consistency. ADD STRAWBERRIES FOR .99
  • Homemade Flan

    A velvety baked custard with a hint of Mexican cinnamon and a rich caramelized topping served with whipped cream on the side.
  • Chocolate Ganache Cake

    Achocolate cake covered with a rich chocolate ganache icing.

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