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Fonda San Miguel

#20 of 3,218 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
(512) 459-4121
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 209
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Yucatan Mexican cuisine

Fonda San Miguel is a nice break from the traditional Tex-Mex food that is common place in Austin. Don't get me wrong, we have great Tex-Mex food here, this restaurant is just a nice change. The decor reminds me of a Spanish mission. We went to the bar to have drink before dinner. The bar is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Tim S
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Austin, Texas
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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316 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Austin, Texas
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Fonda San Miguel is a nice break from the traditional Tex-Mex food that is common place in Austin. Don't get me wrong, we have great Tex-Mex food here, this restaurant is just a nice change. The decor reminds me of a Spanish mission. We went to the bar to have drink before dinner. The bar is open seating and they... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The best authentic Mexican buffet brunch. Having eaten in Mexico city, I find that the quality of the food is as good as any I have eaten there. When you consider the spread, it is unlikely that one might find that spread and mix of dishes at any buffet. Authentic Mexican is one of the great cuisines in the world... More 

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Bigelow, Arkansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The food was excellent, the drinks were overpriced. The dining is fancy with an well above average service staff who see's to your every need. Our waiter, although I didn't catch his name, was attentive, busy, yet seemed to be happy with us and his job. As a result was tipped nicely. The food was excellent and as with most... More 

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Fonda San Miguel has for over forty years in Austin has set exquisite interior Mexico cuisine before generations of discriminating patrons. Having been a regular customer since they open their doors, I have been mesmerized by the full-orbed dining experience, from the interior decor and original prints on the walls by such great contemporary artists as Tamayo and Zunega, festive... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place is hard to get reservation to, but you might be able to get a table if you have a small walking party. The place is very cool, it feel like you're in a part of Mexico. The decor is very cool, BUT the food is awesome!! Try a little of everything, share with your party and try a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You feel like you are on vacation every time you step into Fonda....the service is top notch...the food is consistently good...and the drinks...best margaritas and bartenders in town...always welcome...bar great place to sit for dinner too!

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had a magnificent meal at Fonda San Miguel. Every dish was fantastic, and we all agreed that the Ancho Relleno San Miguel was one of the best dishes we'd ever eaten anywhere. The decor is wonderful, and our waiter was delightful and gave us great advice on what to order.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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159 reviews 159 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Five of us went to this fantastic restaurant that was recommended by a local. Everyone said their food was delicious. We had two appetizers to share, one was ceviche and the other was an oysters offering, both very good, and enough for the five of us. Four of us had drinks, two of us had two each, all were delicious.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were visiting Austin for a conference and went to this restaurant based on other reviews and it was just amazing. From the atmosphere, the decor to the service and food everything was perfect. The margaritas were excellent; we tried the traditional and they also had flavored frozen ones. The meal was exceptional. One of the best tasting authentic Mexican... More 

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It's a little pricier than other Mexican restaurants around Austin, but it's delicious. Fun atmosphere (when it's not packed). The staff is ok- nothing special or extraordinary. I've been a few times and have never been disappointed. Margaritas are good and food is always great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 459-4121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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