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La Marginal

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$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
2447 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217-6044
+1 210-804-2242
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“mofongo” (15 reviews)
“flan” (13 reviews)
“roast pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2447 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217-6044
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great place! This small restaurant packs in big flavor! The chicken was succulent and tender and the pork was moist and tasty. I cant wait to go back again!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

At 6pm, we ordered the Cubano sandwich but were told the bread was not available -- so we had to order something more expensive. From the time we ordered to the time we got our meal was almost 45 minutes - on a Tuesday night....More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Best Puerto Rican food I've eaten so far in Texas. You kinda feel like your eating back in the island. The waitress which I don't remember her name she had short black hair, wear glasses and is Puerto Rican herself, was great, nice and very...More

Thank Marcelo R
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

After a long day of travel this place hit the spot! Sunday afternoon the place was not completely pack but with nice live music and service I could not asked for a better place for Puerto Rican food. The seafood mofongo was excellent and well...More

Thank Gerardo V
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We threw a surprise birthday party for my father here and we had a wonderful time. The food was terrific and authentic and my entire family (from Puerto Rico) really enjoyed it. Even though the reservation was written down for the wrong date, they gave...More

Thank Pixie835
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We found out about this place while visiting San Antonio, and being that I'm from Puerto Rico, we couldn't pass up checking it out. The place is quaint, if rather small, and it's easy to find. When we arrived, a party of nine was waiting...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

So is this isn't appealing long don't come... The buffet is a plus Puerto Rican foods are rich rices and plantains, pork and a form of jerk chicken rounded out my meal. The desserts from coconut flan, coconut jello, and chocolate flan Authentic Puerto Rican...More

Thank dannyg804
Reviewed December 12, 2016

The food was good however, we had a problem with gnats at the table. Service was good and food was good. I had the Chicken Pina Colada which was good. Nice atmosphere with live music. No mirror in the restroom which I found to be...More

Thank Oscar J
Reviewed November 26, 2016

A friend who is of Puerto Rican origin has talked about having a taste of home for some time, so today we made the trip from Kerrville to San Antonio. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately. Although I have eaten in many countries throughout...More

1  Thank Doctor_Possum
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Have been here several times for the all you can eat Lunch Buffet, and it is always great! Can be a little crowded at lunch, but worth the wait. Good place to try some different foods you may not have had before - live a...More

1  Thank ProfessorGreg
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May 1, 2016|
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Response from MsLillybud |
Look at the menu, sweetie. They have a sandwich that uses tostones (mashed fried plantains) instead of buns. Just opt for plantain dishes. Have salad, mofongo, and pernil and that is all gluten free (unless the salad has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2447 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217-6044
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northeast San Antonio
  • Neighborhood: Northeast San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-804-2242
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