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El Jarro De Arturo

$$$
Northeast San Antonio
Mexican
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13421 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 494-5084
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Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Food long waits

Great enchiladas and margaritas. Great menu selections the service is friendly but expect long waits to get in especially on the weekends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Jill V
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San Antonio, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Antonio, Texas
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248 reviews 248 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great enchiladas and margaritas. Great menu selections the service is friendly but expect long waits to get in especially on the weekends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Honestly came to this restaurant because of the band that was playing there. I ordered from the appetizer menu...botana plate. I liked it and had left overs for the next day. But overall the atmosphere was great and they had a band. Really good music!

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San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Would Not recommend this restaurant for a Friday or Saturday they don't have a very good system to check people and customers in All done in paper and not a reliable system. A family next to us waited for one hour and they lost their name on their paper list Servers and food ok but would go back only Monday... More 

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Bandera, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Located at the southwest corner of Hwy 281 and Bitters Rd., El Jarro is the typical Mexican restaurant that has been in business for a long time, and aspects are getting a little "long in the tooth". The interior is dark, the furniture shows the wear of many years, and in some respects it is like an old family home......a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We recently tried El Jarro's de Arturo for the first time. We went with friends, total of 14 of us. Most of our friends had been there before and raved about it. We were told this place takes Tex-Mex food to a whole another level. Our dinner entrees were good. And friends margaritas were GREAT! But the service, now that's... More 

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Spring Branch, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We meet friends here for dinner once a month and occasionally have used them for catered events. Their food is consistently good - nothing exceptional. But being consistent is often what you want. No surprises. One thing that is exceptional is the service. They treat you almost like family.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We visited this place for a quick lunch before a day of shopping. We were seated promptly. The service was great. The restaurant was not very packed for the time of day that we visited. All in all, we had a pleasant experience. We will be back and would recommend it to friends and family.

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San Angelo, Texas
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211 reviews 211 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoy the ambiance of this well known Mexican restaurant. The prices though are a little high. The chunky tomato hot sauce is a bit bland and the chips are just ok. I had the seafood ceviche which is only available on weekends. Was a nice sized portion and good flavor. More shrimp than fish though. We shared the flaming... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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140 reviews 140 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Food was very good. Hot, fast, and tasty. Service exemplary. Fresh, traditional, hot Tex-Mex!!! With so many choices in SA it is hard to recommend above the others, but for sentimental reasons, still one of our favorites.

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Roswell, Georgia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The meals here are super Texas Mexican food. The plates with enchiladas, tacos, beans, rice and guacamole are delicious. Add the hot corn tortillas for "bread", chips and salsa and you couldn't ask for anything better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13421 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northeast San Antonio
  • Neighborhood: Northeast San Antonio
  • Phone Number: (210) 494-5084

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?