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San Antonio Bar and Grill

200 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4686
+1 703-329-6400
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
200 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4686
Neighbourhood: Eisenhower East
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleased with the service that we received at this restaurant. We were on a school trip and it was very quick, delicious and efficient. The food was fresh and amazing. Thank you San Antonio Bar and Grill

Thank Ingrid R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will say that the service was good, but slow, but to their credit they had a school field trip in there when I went. So, that's reasonable. The chips and salsa are good, but my entree was VERY salty and soaked in soy or...More

Thank LenaPacheco
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This is just what you would expect at most above average Mexican restaurants. The Tex-Mex meals are made to please the mass but they are well proportioned, flavorful and inexpensive. They beer selection is good and the el grande Marquita's are the way to go!...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Four for dinner and no one had any complaints. Salsa and chips and the salsa had a little nip, which was great. Fajitas were good, loved the Plato Maya platter. Their rice and beans were great also. Choice of hot sauces. Fast service, friendly waiter...More

Thank iluvpugs05
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Ate at the Crystal City location weekday evening. Was noisy until all the happy hour people departed. Chips were fresh but the rest of the food was just ok. Fajitas were good but another in our party had cheese and beef burrito plate and the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stopped in for dinner. Really good, quick service, the food was fine. Their chips are fresh and crispy, the salsa is nice and spicy, but not too hot.

Thank agolddog
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Came back here to have this chefs Consume de pollo, just a wonderful chicken and rice soup straight from grandma, and got a whole lot more! My wife had the pork, chicken and beef tacos here that were better than any we had in San...More

Thank tdear666
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is right next to the AMC Hoffman 22, and we were in and out in well under and hour; this was a plus. The décor needs work. The ceilings are very high, like, 20 feet, and it seems that the restaurant is in a...More

Thank rugby007
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I can't claim to be a connoisseur of authentic Mexican or Tex Max cuisine, but San Antonio has a wide range of Latin-influenced dishes, and what I had was delicious. The service was attentive but unobtrusive, and the atmosphere was laid back. I'm not used...More

Thank RouxTheDay
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My husband and I have dined at this restaurant a handful of times, and sometimes just enjoyed a few drinks there before or after a movie.

Thank Kathleen R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 22:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Swamp Fox Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4686
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Eisenhower East
  • Neighbourhood: Eisenhower East
  • Phone Number: +1 703-329-6400
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