El Chaparral Cocina y Cantina

Taste, tradition, and passion in Helotes since 1972!


For two generations and counting, the folks at Helotes' El Chaparral Cocina y Cantina (old-timers might remember them as the original Rudy and Irene's) have been following their passionate dream of providing fresh and fantastic Mexican cuisine to the Hill Country! Their authentic recipes cover the culinary spectrum from breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials to appetizers and desserts; they've even got family pack offerings for your hungry group. Stop by for a hearty helping of friendly family hospitality! El Chaparral Cocina y Cantina is open seasonal hours; please check their web page for details.