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Fonda San Miguel

#18 of 2,993 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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5:00 pm - 10:30 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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 235
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 12
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  • 7
    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
Delicious Mexican food!

This restaurant is a little off the beaten path, but well worth the trip. Delicious food in a wonderful atmosphere and very kid friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
redsfoodie17
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This restaurant is a little off the beaten path, but well worth the trip. Delicious food in a wonderful atmosphere and very kid friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My wife and I both enjoyed a terrific dinner. The chicken mole poblano was outstanding with a mole sauce that was simply the best I've ever had. My wife had the poblano stuffed with chicken and a cilantro cheese sauce with almonds which was also outstanding. We will be back on every trip to Austin. 7/16/15.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've eat at Fonda San Miguel several times. Each time, the service is wonderful and the food is never a let down. For the quality of food you get, the price is entirely reasonable (notice, I did not type "cheap", but reasonable). If you're looking for a place to take out of town guests, a date, your family, etc., you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We used to love this place! The last time we went for my spouses bday, we had the worst service ever. The waiter even knew it was a bday celebration. He never can back after delivering our food. We got our first margaritas and then no more even though we asked for a second round. We ended up walking out... More 

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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We loved the experience at Fonda! Our server had been there for 23 years and not only provided excellent service but educated us about the history of the cuisine along the way. We had the queso which was good but very rich. I loved the stuffed relleno which was like nothing I have ever tasted. It was stuffed with yummy... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had not been to this restaurant since I moved to Maui in 1993. I was very pleased that the quality of food was as wonderful as I remembered. Reservations are a must. We were there on a Friday night and were very lucky to be able to find a table in the bar that would seat 7. The waiter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Yes! As a world traveler I can say that this is The Best Mexican cuisine in the US. Authentic and Delicious. The chef infuses the taste with authentic Mexican herbs and peppers from the rich Mexican soil.The architecture is a beautiful Hacienda. The brunch on Sunday is the best of the best to try because you can taste a little... More 

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houston, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you haven't been, put it on the calendar. Especially the Sunday Brunch. It's a bit pricey at $39/person but it is an event. Rarely do you see at chef at a Mexican restaurant, but there is certainly one here - he's out mingling with the crowd and helping to serve the food. The food, ah, there's the rub. This... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I had wanted to go to Fonda San Miguel for years and finally made a reservation for 7 o'clock on our 28th anniversary. The food was quite good and our waiter was helpful, attentive and charming. The evening was spoiled however by a surly and rude hostess who informed me our reservation was for 5:30 and we had missed it.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Alright, Fonda San Miguel is THE best place to get fine Mexican food! The food and atmosphere of this place is unbelievable! I recommend this place to everyone and anyone that comes to Austin!

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Additional Information about Fonda San Miguel

Address: 2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
Phone Number: (512) 459-4121
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern

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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: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?