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Ernesto's Mexican Specialties

2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
+1 210-344-1248
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fried oysters” (21 reviews)
“crepes” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m completely shocked by all the 4 and 5 star reviews on trip advisor; I was mislead by these reviews and had to share my experience. The restaurant on a Saturday night was completely dead (one other table was occupied at the end of our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Getaway757043
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Preparado con amor Made with love As good as it was years ago. Personalized and quaint. Served hot and fresh. Delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WorknPlayHardTx
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Large selection of seafood and wide group of variations on sauces and preparation. While we found the traditional Mexican fare, most of the extensive menu was Beef, chicken and seafood. Really excellent selection of unique sauces.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jay P
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Rarely do I eat at the same restaurant twice in one week, aside from breakfast at the hotel. Ernesto's is worth a repeat. Ernesto himself greeted us. We chatted and looked over the menu to find items not seen at other restaurants. Mexican with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank OldGuyWanderz
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Ernesto was very welcoming. Explained the menu and sauces. All of our meals were amazing. Shrimp melted in my mouth. Homemade bread was awesome. Everything was great!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Connector318354
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our great experience started with Ernesto meeting us at the door and escorting us to our table. Since it was our first visit, he spent some time explaining the menu and emphasizing the flexibility possible with our order. I had the San Antonio steak, and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MP0707
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

great food and even better service. thank you for the great meal. we ordered the shrimp and the fish. atmosphere and ambiance was on point.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Phillip S
Reviewed September 4, 2018

My wife and I were on an errand in this part of town and vowed to use Tripadvisor to find a place nearby that had to fit the criteria of a place we'd never been to before, even though we've lived in San Antonio since...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Tricepilot
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Before I wrote this review I read the 5 reviews that gave them a very low score, and when someone compares any restaurant to a Taco Bell, it tells me that their food choices are extremely cheap, especially when the decor dictates their taste. Do...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DTaxMan
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining at Ernesto's for our 5 year wedding anniversary, on the recommendation of a coworker. EVERYTHING we had presented to us at the table was superb. We were seated by the Ernesto himself, and from there we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Rob E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-344-1248
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