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Thousands get up early for free tacos at Cowboy Breakfast

Event is unofficial warm-up to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO – Thousands gathered at the 41st-annual Cowboy Breakfast early Friday morning for free food in the parking lot of Cowboys Dance Hall. This year's music lineup included Freddie Cruz and the Noble Outlaws.

The Cowboy Breakfast is the unofficial warm-up to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.

The event began at 4:30 a.m. and took place in the parking lot of Cowboys Dancehall located at 3030 NE Loop 410, which is at the intersection of Loop 410 and I-35. A free shuttle service was available and commuted people from the Santikos Rialto Cinema on Loop 410.

We’re doing breakfast the San Antonio way.... tacos and coffee! Cowboys Breakfast is finally here! KSAT Alicia Barrera KSAT Max Massey

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Friday, January 25, 2019

What’s your favorite breakfast taco? We’re at Cowboys Breakfast! KSAT Alicia Barrera

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Friday, January 25, 2019

This year's menu included:

20,000 servings of picante sauce by Simply Fresco
15,000 cups of What’s Brewing coffee
12,000 Kiolbassa chorizo and egg tacos
10,000 Rudy's BBQ beef tacos
8,000 Pioneer biscuits and Kiolbassa sausages
8,000 bacon and egg tacos
5,000 potato and egg tacos
5,000 Kiolbassa Sausage wraps
5,000 pints of Oak Farms milk and orange juice
2,500 servings of Pioneer biscuits and gravy

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Below are videos of all the excitement from Friday's event (look for more as they get added):

KSAT 12's Max Massey speaks to an organizer at Cowboy Breakfast.

KSAT 12's Alicia Barrera gives a look at the crowds and talks about what she's seen early at Cowboy Breakfast.

KSAT 12's Max Massey gives a look at the kitchen of Cowboy Breakfast

KSAT 12's Alicia Barrera rides the mechanical bull at Cowboy Breakfast


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