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El Mirasol Alta Cocina

13489 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-2132 (Far North Central)
210-479-8765
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Ranked #120 of 4,104 Restaurants in San Antonio
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Far North Central
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Temple, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Forget tex-mex, this is the real deal! I have been to countless Mexican restaurants over my lifetime, and this easily rates in the top 5. In addition, the staff was friendly and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We come here once a week, it's so delicious. We love this place and the service is impeccable. The margaritas are pricey but DEF WORTH the price! I can't drink more than one. Come and enjoy!

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San Antonio, TX
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is our second visit to this restaurant. It is authentic Mexican, a change from the Tex-Mex restaurants we normally frequent. Not better than Tex-Mex; just different. It is on southbound Blanco road, and easy to miss. Look for the sign because the restaurant itself is set back from the road. It shares a smallish parking lot with other business... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have been eating here for a few years and have never been disappointed. The roasted salsa and chips are the best. The service is good and if they are a little slow no big deal I'm there to relax and enjoy the food

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of the best Mexican restaurants on the north side of San Antonio. The salsa is both delicious and unique, as it contains no onions. I have been eating here for many years and have always been happy with the quality of food and great service. The owner's father established the famous La Fogata restaurant, and this eatery... More

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have to disagree with most of the other reviews of this place. Went here due to the number of great reviews this place has received. While the service was great, I just can't get too excited about the food, which to me I'd rate as fairly average tex mex fare in San Antonio. I had the shrimp enchildas which... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

El Mirasol is consistently excellent! I have tried many dishes there and never been disappointed. Some of my favorites would be the tacos nortenos, fish OR shrimp tacos, stuffed poblano pepper, fiesta nachos, verdes enchiladas... The Iist goes on and on. The drinks.... BOOM!!! Try the chispas drink.... Wow!!!! We keep going back to this place time and time again!... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We moved to San Antonio two years ago to a home very near El Mirasol. So naturally we just recently ate there for the first time. We wasted a lot of time. El Mirasol is one of the finest Mexican restaurants anywhere, not just in San Antonio. The restaurant is not formal, but very nice and sets the stage well... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Since it is close to our house, we go hear a number of times per month. Place is always busy and parking can be difficult; however, the food is always consistently good.

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is our favorite restaurant in San Antonio hands down. My wife and I have been going here for years and when we have family and friends visit us from out of town they always ask if we can go to El Mirasol. The food is fantastic and is extremely consistant. My favorite plate is the Un Pequito De Todo.... More

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