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El Jarro De Arturo

13421 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216 (Northeast San Antonio)
(210) 494-5084
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Ranked #312 of 4,108 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $21 - $30
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Northeast San Antonio
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Three Rivers, Texas
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

It had been many years since we had eaten at El Jarro De Arturo, but after the last visit it will become more of a destination for us on future trips to San Antonio. First of all the service was great. Our waiter was Oscar and he was excellent. He was very knowledgeable of the wine offerings and was friendly... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The people are friendly, the music and dancing are fine, the food is not disappointing, and the service is good.

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service was TERRIBLE. The appetizer was delivered with the meal. We ordered family style and NEVER received plates. We all ate off of small plates already on the table. The waiter was inattentive and had a condescending attitude. Obviously, they only cater to their regular clientele. We were VERY disappointed.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

El Jarro has been our favorite Mexican restaurant in San Antonio for many, many years because the food and the service are consistently excellent. While El Jarro offers excellent Tex-Mex favorites, their unique dinner specialties are the best choices on the menu. Lately, I've become hooked on their amazing shrimp tacos, over stuffed with giant jumbo shrimp, seasoned with garlic,... More

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Orlando
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is awesome! If you're looking for authentic Tex Mex, this is the one to visit. The food and service is wonderful. You can get everything from delicious enchiladas, tacos, kids meals or even pasta with cilantro cream sauce. Someone is always there making fresh, flour tortillas by hand! Chips and salsa comes with everything, even with the $8... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
456 reviews 456 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had not been here in ions but bought a Groupon and went with family. What a treat. Our server was awesome. He was prompt, patient, efficient, friendly and got all the orders correct. The food was plentiful and very good flavor. The menu has a large variety of choices in different price ranges. The groupon worked fine but could... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants in the US. The Chile con Queso is the best around and Maria's Tortillas have no peer. The quality of food and the service are excellent. Go early because the restaurant is always crowded.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is consistently good, the staff is attentive, and the on-the-rocks margaritas are - bar none - the best in the city: fresh, and not super-sweet. There is live music on the weekends and a small dance floor. We love this place!

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Brought the wife there, thinking was suppose to be good Mexican, it wasn't! Total Gringo!! Bunch of Old White People from Alamo Heights go there and thats who they cater too! There are so many better Mexican food restaurants in San Antonio than this place! The bartenders will ignore you if you are one of the "Regulars" and the waiter... More

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San Anton, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The catering is awesome. The queso is American cheese which is amazing! Flour and corn tortillas are delish. Carbon tacos are great! Rice is perfect. Stay away from any tradition texmex. Be adventurous at this place and you will usually find something very yummy!

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