7 of the best horchata-inspired treats to try in – mySA

Aguas frescas keep San Antonio running, and locals can’t help but get our fill of horchata. If you love the flavor so much that you want to appreciate it in other ways, consider visiting these San Antonio stops that have coffees, desserts and refreshed aguas frescas featuring the sweet goodness that is horchata.

Treat yourself to the taste of San Antonio with the mix of drinks made up at Kulture Kafe. While there’s horchata for kids, take your pick from favorites like horchata latte (available with espresso or matcha) or the dirty chai horchata. Yum!

Find it: 1112 S. Saint Mary’s St., San Antonio, TX 78210; 210-739-9363

Horchata with a mazapan rim? I'll take two.

Horchata with a mazapan rim? I’ll take two.

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Taquitos El Jefe

All your favorite puro snacks are available at this Southside food truck, so be sure to come hungry. Though aguas frescas de horchata are not hard to come by in San Antonio, Taquitos El Jefe refreshes the drink with a mazapan rim and pieces of strawberry throughout the drink.

Find it: 11725 Palo Alto Road, San Antonio, TX 78073; 210-374-3136

Barrio Barista's iced horchata coffee is unbelievably delicious.

Barrio Barista’s iced horchata coffee is unbelievably delicious.

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Barrio Barista

Westside gem Barrio Barista comes through with a number of the inspired flavors of San Antonio in one place. The barbacoa grilled cheese is a favorite for a reason, but consider the horchata latte, served hot or cold, as the perfect drink to pair it with or simply enjoy on its own.

Find it: 3735 Culebra Road, San Antonio, TX 78228; 210-519-5403

Sweet flavors await you at Drink Tank.

Sweet flavors await you at Drink Tank.

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Drink Tank

Catch this adorable food truck to grab a super sweet drink the next time you’re on the go. The teacher- and veteran-owned Drink Tank makes a mix of coffee drinks to recharge you. Sweet flavors and combinations like the pumpkin spice horchata latte are a dream come true.

Find it: 10555 Shaenfield Road, San Antonio, TX 78254

Folklores Coffee House on East Grayson Street offers specialty drinks like this Vato Rudo Latte, with horchata, cold brew, cajeta and whipped cream.

Folklores Coffee House on East Grayson Street offers specialty drinks like this Vato Rudo Latte, with horchata, cold brew, cajeta and whipped cream.

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Folklores Coffee House

This local coffee spot knows how to serve up some java with intense flavors. You’ll be smart to order a Vato Rudo, made with horchata, cinnamon, caramel and a double shot of espresso. Seriously, you’ll thank yourself once you get a sip of this horchata goodness.

Find it: 1526 E. Grayson St., San Antonio, TX 78208; 210-455-0360

Grab yourself some paletas from El Paraiso.

Grab yourself some paletas from El Paraiso.

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El Paraiso

A San Antonio classic since 1984, El Paraiso and its paletas are a treat to the Alamo City — no matter the price. While these frozen treats are available in a variety of flavors, experiencing the goodness of the horchata paleta is a must.

Find it: 1934 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201; 210-737-8101

Mila Coffee's iced horchata will power you through the day.

Mila Coffee’s iced horchata will power you through the day.

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Mila Coffee

The horchata chai latte and horchata iced coffee await you at Mila Coffee. The Broadway favorite serves a small, but tasty menu with inspired flavors that will energize you.

Find it: 2202 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78215; 210-929-3678

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