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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Crispy tortilla chips topped with refried beans and melted cheese, with jalapenos on the side.
Monterey Jack cheese, chiles, tomatoes and onions between our tortillas served with guacamole and sour cream. ADD beef or chicken fajita 8.99
Melted cheese blended with our spicy salsa and served with crispy tortilla chips. ADD picadillo for just 1.50
Six empanadas filled with picadillo and Monterrey Jack cheese, deep-fried and served with our cilantro cream sauce.
A layer of beef or chicken fajita, refried beans, cheese, guacamole and jalapeños, served on a bed of crispy tortilla chips.
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!
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.
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.
Perfect as a dip! Shredded lettuce, tomatoes and mucho guacamole in a tortilla shell.
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
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.
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.
Tender pork marinated in spices and fruit juice with a crispy outer layer.
For meat lovers! A 10 oz. grilled choice Ribeye steak, served with our special salsa ranchera, refried beans and sliced avocado.
Three crispy tacos filled with beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans. Simple and muy bueno!
Two soft rolled corn tortillas stuffed with beef or chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans. Add salsa ranchera .99
Two puff tacos topped with picadillo or pollo, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese. Served with rice and refried beans.
Four mini corn tortillas filled with tender steak, and served with cilantro, grilled onions, chile toreado and charro beans.
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.
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)
Going green has never been better! Two chicken enchiladas covered with tomatillo sauce, Monterey Jack cheese and Mexican sour cream.
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!
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.
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.
NEW! Two chicken enchiladas topped with our creamy corn sauce and Monterey Jack cheese.
NEW! Two enchilada filled with queso fresco and topped with our special chile guajilo sauce.
Two cheese enchiladas, one bean and cheese chalupa and a puff beef taco.
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.
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.
Savory beef tips cooked and simmered in our familia’s special gravy. Served with refried beans.
One 5 oz. ribeye steak, cheese enchilada and crispy beef taco, with guacamole salad on the side. Served with charro beans.
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.
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.
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
Three chicken flautas with guacamole, sour cream, lettuce and tomato, served with refried beans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All topped with lettuce, tomato and cheese.
Bean & Cheese Chalupa
A bean and cheese chalupa with ground beef or chicken and guacamole
NEW! Two bean & cheese chalupas, served with rice and refried beans.