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La Fonda on Main

2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450 (Midtown)
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Ranked #9 of 4,139 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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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Love the chips and salsa! The fajita plate was absolutely the best I've ever had. Great service. Great atmosphere. Always good food.

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San Antonio, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The décor of the restaurant is so tranquil and the outdoor patio is so pleasant in the summertime. I was there in October and the appetizers were delicious. My husband who rarely eats Mexican food enjoyed the Milanesa. . Also the guacamole is excellent. The nopalitos is excellent as well as the Tortilla soup. Come for relaxing afternoon as I... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Walked in on a Sunday night at 5:30 with no reservation with my wife and 4yr old daughter. I was immediately asked if I had a reservation, we didn't. The restaurant was half empty. The best that the host could provide was an outside table (60 degrees outside). We decided to go. I went on my "open table" app immediately... More 

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Plano, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Found this place thanks to Trip Advisor--wanted a "good" Mexican meal before leaving San Antonio...love the atmosphere...beautiful decor...very friendly service...fantastic food....really, really a great meal to cap off our trip to San Antonio

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Dallas, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Authentic Mexican food in a restored home on main street near Trinity University. Outdoor patio is beautiful- feel like you are far far away from the city. loved it and will be back soon!

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This was next to Craig Place and has wonderful Mexician Food. Great ambiance and a very friendly staff.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We returned to San Antonio after several years absent and immediately reserved a table at La Fonda on Main, which had always been a favorite. The place looked the same but wasn't very crowded on a week night. We orders some of our favorite dishes such as spinach enchiladas. Alas, it still looked the same also, but the flavors were... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Loved the food, authentic Mexican. Nice decor. Very popular with locals. Everything is good and a great location.

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Boston, MA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were staying in downtown San Antonio and several people recommended making the drive (15 minutes) to La Fonda. It was well worth it. The service was quick and easy, the menu had a many unique items on it and it was delicious. I had the "New No.7" which was a chalupa and a beef enchilada. All of the ingredients... More 

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I stopped in here for brunch on our way out of town. We had been here before but only for lunch or dinner. The brunch was FABULOUS! I always get migas and these were absolutely some of the best I'd ever had. The dish included tenderloin steak that was to die for!! Delicious and a huge plateful.... 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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