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“Great Mexican Food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Fonda on Main

La Fonda on Main
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450 (Midtown)
210-733-0621
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Ranked #6 of 4,093 restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Contemporary
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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
Neighborhood: Midtown
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.
Sweetwater, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Mexican Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Visited La Fonda on Main with a group of friends. First time we had eaten there. Food was very authentic and delicious. Great selection on the menu. I ate the spinach enchiladas and they were delicious. Several in our group had the margaritas and thought they were great!

Visited January 2012
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English first
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

We ate there on a Saturday lunch. The patio was beautiful, and the staff was very attentive. The food was delicious. We go there every time we are in San Antonio.

Visited December 2011
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Houston, texas, USA
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227 reviews 227 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
12,163 helpful votes 12,163 helpful votes
“No Longer on My List”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

I have been going to this La Fonda on Main since the early 1960's and it was consistently good, however on the latest trip to SA it was severely disappointing. While the service was good the food was bland. SA has some very good Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants but given my latest meal at this La Fonda I can say it is no longer among them. Among our selections was an "old # 7" which my aunt, who has been eating at this location for far more than 50 years, said taste nothing like the #7 she remembered. While not expensive you can do better for less in SA.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Wimberley, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Very good food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

This is known as a favorite by the locals and I can see why. The food was very good, the staff very attentive and the patio is lovely. Wish we could have sat there, but it was too cold and they didn't put out the heaters until we were seated inside.

Visited November 2011
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Canada, Kentucky
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243 reviews 243 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
“best margerita”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

Excellent drink, good beef dish, but skirt steak a bit dry.

Visited October 2011
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