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La Fonda on Main

2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450 (Midtown)
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Ranked #6 of 4,123 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Midtown
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Woodlawn
Description: Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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Midland, Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

My wife, 7 year-old grandson, and I ate brunch at La Fonda last Sunday. Wow! It was fantastic. We chose a shaded table outside under a sprawling oak. I could not pass up eggs Benedict with duck confit, a new version of eggs Benedict for me. Very tastey, artfully plated. My wife thoroughly enjoyed an omelet Vera Cruz which included... More

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Montgomery, Texas
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216 reviews 216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

While visiting in the Texas Hill Country we wanted to eat some really upscale Mexican food in San Antonio. Good friends had recommended La Fonda on N. Main Street. We made reservations on Open Table. Arriving just before 6 PM, they were not crowded at all, but quickly began to fill and they were essentially full inside before we left,... More

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Cary, il
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I am not sure what all the great reviews are for. Yes, this is a lovely Mexican Restaurant. It may have a great courtyard and the inside is clean and inviting. The food on the other hand is boring. I had the most bland enchiladas Verde I have ever eaten. The chicken had no seasoning and seemed as if it... More

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Arlington, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

After a couple of days eating at typical downtown restaurants we stumbled upon this true oasis. I had the tacos de pascado. I was concerned the chef would be heavy handed with the Chipotle mayo to mask the fish but it was a very nice balance. My friend finished with a pumpkin flan that he was extremely pleased with. My... More

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My fiance and I went for dinner here in early September. We sat outside in the courtyard. I felt like I was temporarily transported to an exotic hacienda in a Latin American country. It was a beautiful courtyard! Our server was really nice, super warm and friendly. She gave us a complementary tres leches cake dessert - just because. The... More

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Rowlett, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been to San Antonio many times and was tired of always ending up at the same places. My coworker and I ended up at La Fonda on our last night in SA. It was our best idea all week and we were sorry we didn't have a chance to eat there more than once. Our food was delicious... More

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Amarillo, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

How cool is it to find the best place to go on line and make reservations? Thanks TripAdvisor. I have one word for anyone who wants top-drawer Mexican fare - Tampiquena. Definitely going back next time.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The service and food are always exceptional. The Prickly Pear Margaritas are very good. I always enjoy one of the enchilada plates.

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Bedford, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Looked up places to eat in San Antonio and this one popped up. Excellent food! They serve your drinks so nicely! So professional and always attentive to your needs. We reserved a table through Tripadvisor and they called immediately and asked where we would like to sit and they recommended the patio. What a great recommendation! Perfect weather! You must... More

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San Antonio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Basically, as read elsewhere on this place, too expensive for what you get. I had a goat serving that was DRY and tasteless. Took it home and my wife was able to reinvigorate it. My friend's wife did not like the meal she got either: Just did not taste right. My wife's meal was the fish of the day and... More

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Additional Information about La Fonda on Main

Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
Phone Number: 210-733-0621
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Contemporary

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