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El Mirador

722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
+1 210-225-9444
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (30 reviews)
“soups” (17 reviews)
“tortillas” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Why eat bad food in San Antonio? El Mirador is within a comfortable stroll from the Riverwalk and the food is more authentic and better tasting than what you will find in other places. The staff was friendly and willing to explain the dishes in...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were told to try puffy tacos while in San Antonio and this place was highly. We all thought they were just ok. However, their margaritas were awesome.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Mexican food and margaritas were so good. The service was top notch. Stephanie was our waitress and she shared her family recipe for Mexican bean soup. This will make a great story to tell our family where we got this amazing soup recipe. The...More

Thank TSchraad
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I met a friend here for lunch at her recommendation as this had been one of her faves. She thinks it recently sold because the menu changed and the crowds left. On a Friday at lunch this place used to be packed. Honestly, chips and...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly people, good sevice, fair prices, excellent food, nice décor. We had a great lunch and would recommend any friend to stop by! It is also in walking distance from the Hyatt Place hotel at the riverwalk which was convenient for us.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Food is good but rarely crowded unlike other Mexican restaurants in Southtown. It's great to dine in a place where you can have a conversation with people at your table and not resort to shouting. Food is excellent and the margaritas are well made.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We live nearby and El Mirador is one of our absolute favorites. The environment, menu, freshness of ingredients, drinks, and service are outstanding. I was stuck on the fish tacos but in trying to diversify have found incredible spicy beef short ribs that fall off...More

Thank coltexdoc
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The place is clean , small and nice, service was ok, but the enchiladas were not, no going back, we have better choices here in San Antonio.

Thank Rosa I
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We used to come here quite often and had not been for a while. We were surprised to see a change in decor and menu options, but not the name of the restaurant. We are now thinking there is a new chef, or owner- something...More

Thank ellie e
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Our reunion committee met at El Mirador's restaurant for dinner. We had over 12 members at dinner. We had enchiladas rice and beans. My wife had green rice, black beans and green enchiladas. The cream was over cooked and sparse. My enchiladas we ok. The...More

Thank Ray02rodriguez
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 20
Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Arsenal
  • Neighbourhood: Arsenal
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-9444
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Breakfast, bronche, lonche y dinner, flavor and pasión infuse every bite of our classic Mexican cooking, considered by many to be the best in a city famous for Mexican food. The newly renovated El Mirador serves Doña Maria’s signature dishes, updated menu items and a tempting array of cocktails. Welcome back to El Mirador!
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