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Fonda San Miguel

#31 of 3,009 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
+1 512-459-4121
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dining here is a unique experience that begins with amazing artwork and ends with superior service and amazing food. While some in our party said the fusion elements of the menu made the selections as minimally Mexican as you could get, I enjoyed my cochinita-Pibil slow roasted pork - but wish the sides of rice & beans were in a... More 

Thank NewsCruzer
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Extraordinary colors from the walls to the art are all typical of a festive celebration in Mexico. The offerings from sauces to fresh tortillas are flavorful and they are presented in colorful dishes. Many offerings can not be matched in Austin, Texas.

Thank Saharanpur
Morgantown, West Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love Mexican food you must try this restaurant!! We did not have reservations, but we were so lucky to get seated!! Try to get reservations if possible. The ceviche is outstanding as was all of our dishes. Great drinks and Great Service. The decor was absolutely beautiful!!

Thank Cindi C
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical mexican restaurant. If you want a glimpse into what is really served in Mexico, come spend a relaxing evening or experience their fabulous brunch. Dress for the occasion - this is a great place to impress a date if they have a taste for adventure.

Thank Rachael V
Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went to Fonda San Miguel for dinner, it was highly recommended, one of those places you must visit when in Austin, it opens at 5:00pm at the Bar but at 5:30pm if you want to sit at the Restaurant. The Bar area is really nice, big and spacious with lots of seating and with the bonus that you can order... More 

Thank OakvilleLover
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I reserved for our yearly visit for the F1 race I was disappointed with the soup and their cochinita pibil. To much vinegar from the pickle onions in the plantain leaf cover. After many years eating Mexican food in aurorita in Puerto Rico the food was not what expected. My wife selection was tasteless. The decor and ambiance is great.... More 

2 Thank jmvelezpr
Austin, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Good service,good atmosphere,Fresh food,and very autentic flavor of mexican food,real sabor of mixican cosine.

1 Thank eric8a
Austin, Texas
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

It was our anniversary dinner. We had reservations, got seated on time. Neither the waitress nor staff attended the table for at least ten minutes. I told my wife that the service was what you expect in Europe, they take their time. We ordered drinks, that took some time. The order for the appetizers came next, they came out with... More 

1 Thank GStroud
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great Mexican food rather than Tex-Mex. I've eaten here twice and loved the drinks, food, and service. The restaurant offers a variety of margaritas but try the mojitos too. I recommend the chicken mole and rellenos. Other members of our party enjoyed the fish and shrimp dishes as well. The waiters are knowledgeable and happy to recommend dishes especially for... More 

Thank Jean B
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

The atmosphere is great, but the food is over-priced and mediocre. Love the art work and ambiance, but this is probably the most expensive Mexican meal I've ever eaten.

Thank Tania K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-459-4121

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