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Fonda San Miguel

#16 of 3,047 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2360
(512) 459-4121
5:00 pm - 10:30 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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Milton, Massachusetts
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178 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you first pull into the parking lot, you feel like you have arrived at an exotic place. This is one of the more expensive places I have eaten in Austin but it is quite good. it was wonderful. The Salsa & Chips were great. For an Appetizer we had the ANGELS ON HORSEBACK* Three grilled shrimp with white cheese,... More 

Thank Michael C
Marble Falls, Texas
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145 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've lived close to Austin for 20 years and never heard of this place. It's a great place with delicious food. The chips and salsa would be their weakest area. The ceviche las brisas was excellent as was the rest of the food that we ordered. The service was superb and we can't wait to go back.

Thank Reenerbeener
Austin, Texas
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While parking might be limited, your dining experience will not. I think this restaurant has been around for 40 years and has always been a high-quality, moderately-priced restaurant. My recommendation on dishes is to try something that sounds good. If you don't understand the description, ask your waiter for more information. This is not the "burn your taste buds out"... More 

Thank Terri S
Sugar Land, Texas
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 7:00 on a Thursday evening and the dining room was packed. Took a spot in the bar, which has a very interesting circus theme. Staff was very attentive but not overly solicitous. I had the tamales, which were good, but purposely went lite so I could sample the crepes. The caramel is made with goat milk, which I... More 

Thank Bryan G
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am sorry I really am I really wanted to like this place. Just hear me out I am not another person who craps on everything just because I had bad service. I am completely honest with each aspect. 1. The service: My spouses father walks up to the host table and they literally just stare at him. No hello,... More 

Thank Sarafina R
Jersey City, New Jersey
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you pull up to the Fonda San Miguel, you know it is special. The menu, the cocktails and the service were wonderful. Great space for special occasions.

Thank Maggie M
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fonda us another Austin place that needs no rave reviews but whatever! We arrived several minutes late for our reservation but they were very gracious and understanding. Our waiter was special. He explained all the specials and made good recommendations . The spacing of the appetizers to the entrees was perfect. I have had Mexican food in many places including... More 

Thank Mexner1
Spring, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a special place. It is pricey, but the food is excellent, the service is exceptional and the ambiance is top notch.

Thank Sam G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and authentic decor and unique artwork, everything was delicious, service was impeccable. Highly recommended upscale Mexican.

Thank Kris M
Punta Gorda, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was amazing and the food even better. Ate way too many chips and green salsa. We al throughly enjoyed our food.

Thank LynnDoty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Mexican, Latin, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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 78756-2360
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (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?