Thousands wake early for free tacos at Cowboy Breakfast (w/ videos)

More than 17,000 breakfast tacos served Friday morning

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SAN ANTONIO – Thousands gathered at the 39th-annual Cowboy Breakfast early Friday morning for free food in the parking lot of Cowboys Dancehall.

The breakfast began being served at 4:30 a.m. on 3030 NE Loop 410 at Interstate 35.

The Cowboy Breakfast is the unofficial warm-up to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, which runs this year from Feb. 9-26.

The breakfast menu included thousands of sausage and eggs tacos, chorizo and egg tacos, biscuits and gravy, tamales, juice and coffee.

The full menu included the following:

  • 12,000 Kiolbassa chorizo and egg tacos; 5,000 potato and egg
  • 2,500 servings of Pioneer biscuits and gravy
  • 8,000 Pioneer biscuits and Pruski’s sausage
  • 5,000 Kiolbassa sausage wraps
  • 10,000 Rudy’s BBQ beef tacos
  • 10,000 Pruzkies sausage and egg tacos
  • 8,000 bacon and egg tacos
  • 10,000 delicious tamales
  • 5,000 pints Oak Farms milk and orange juice
  • 15,000 cups McDonalds Special Roast Coffee
  • 20,000 servings of picante sauce
  • 5,000 pastries from Flowers Baking Company/Buttercrust Tastekakes pastries

Below are videos of all the excitement from Friday's event:

Thousands attend 39th annual Cowboy Breakfast

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