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La Fonda on Main

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Midtown
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Contemporary
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450 (Woodlawn)
210-733-0621
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on a whim for a special Saturday night on vacation to S.A... no indoor reservations available, but perfect outdoor spot with attentive service, great food, and no complaints!

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Thank Nick W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really liked the food and atmosphere. The service was okay, slow time at the restaurant sometimes makes waiters loose focus.

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Thank Mickeyd88
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an absolute great time, the staff is accommodating and eager to help, lack a bit on Turndown service. It is in a fabulous location. Loved it, will visit again.

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch. My food actually was delicious, but it was enough to feed little old ladies who lunch (which I am not). My companion's lunch was $14 for two small enchiladas which were bland. If the cost had been half, or the proportions more filling, my review would be more positive.

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Thank frantica
Buna, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with co-workers here. Chips very good; salsa was a bit like jar salsa. Could have been better. Service, food, and preparation were great. Lemonade was best i've ever had. A bit pricey for a lunch, but would return for a dinner.

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Thank Joel H
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that I'm a bit baffled by all of the 5-star ratings for this restaurant. My boyfriend and I were visiting from out of town and he wanted to go to a good Tex Mex restaurant. After checking the reviews on Yelp, Open Table, and TripAdvisor, I thought this was a sure bet, but we were extremely... More 

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Thank AsianCajun116
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first visit and was impressed by the service and the servings. We tried a couple of the specials and they were very tasty. The queso appetizer was also very good. The portion of ice cream served for dessert was large enough for at least 3 people.

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Thank Joe F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love La Fonda. Finally got to try some fajitas and they were excellent. The beef was so tender and succulent have never tasted anything like it. The service was excellent our server was very attentive. This is a very nice restaurant for anyone who likes great atmosphere and great food. I recommend it to anyone who comes to San... More 

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Thank Randy T
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not a tourist trap Tex-Mex spot, this is the real deal. They've been in business since 1932! It's located in a cute, older neighborhood and frequented by locals. There is a lot across the street for easy parking. The ambiance is very charming—it's in an old adobe house. We stopped in early with two other couples. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this place after reading a few reviews. It turned out to be a great choice. The food, service, and atmosphere were everything we wanted. I really enjoyed the beef fajitas; the meat was done perfectly and had a wonderful flavor. I'm guessing the tortillas were made there, they were thicker than I'm used to which was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
    (Woodlawn)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 210-733-0621
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?