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El Jarro De Arturo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northeast San Antonio
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13421 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216-2058
+1 210-494-5084
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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San Antonio, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite "go to" Mexican restaurant in San Antonio, so much so that it was our first stop on the way home from the airport when we returned from Europe and our son's first stop when he comes home to visit from NYC. This family works hard at their craft, is hands on and proud of their results. There is... More 

Thank TexasJane09
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the last 3 weeks, we have eaten both lunch and a late dinner at El Jarro De Arturo's. Their lunch buffet was open and we chose to sample it. We were fairly late, but the staff made sure the items on the buffet were fresh and plentiful. The price was definitely reasonable. We had eaten dinner (late) the previous... More 

Thank ColoradoTexas
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was too cold and food was cold as well. Enchiladas were too mooshy and had too much cheese.

Thank Ricardo R
San Antonio TX, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Bought 2 Sweetheart Valentine Dinners for evening of Feb 14 @ $112 couple. Dinner was "exquisite"! Drinks, appetizer, main course & dessert. The place had a live band providing sweetheart music during the event advertised from 5:30pm-11:30am. Well, at 9:50 the band begins packing-up and leaves! Leaving all of us with no entertainment. The only catch I should warn you... More 

Thank Diana Z
Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Several years after my last visit to this restaurant, my husband and I had lunch here on a recent Saturday. Although the exterior is nothing to look at but probably can't be changed (it's in a strip mall), the interior definitely needs some upgrade - it's apparent that nothing has changed here in a very long time, including, e.g., the... More 

Thank TripleKG
Level Contributor
93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I take first-time guests here knowing that the service will be excellent, the food delicious and atmosphere perfect for catching up with friends over an unhurried meal. The lunch buffet during the week is excellent, with many great Mexican dishes.

Thank RhondaHTrip
Austin, Texas
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120 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have been eating here since we were introduced to El Jarro 30 years ago. Very nice atmosphere, great food, impeccable service, strong Margaritas! Would rate it as our favorite non-river walk place in San Antonio. Very convenient to the Airport, located on the 281 access road at Bitters.

Thank osohub
Rockwall, Texas
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263 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We met friends here on a Friday night while visiting San Antonio. What a fantastic little spot! We didn't order food, but what we saw (on other tables) looked tasty. Bar service was very good, our drinks were excellent, and the atmosphere was phenomenal. Tremendous band, good dance floor space, and fun crowd. We will most definitely be back!!!

Thank LtColRiley
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Mexican restaurants are a dime a dozen in San Antonio but El Jarro is a fine dining alternative to the many generic rice and bean dives. The chicken enchiladas are great and the chips tasted homemade. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and made some great recommendations. We will definitely return.

Thank thehappywayfarer
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Food is good except for the chips and salsa. The chips are thick and not crispy and the salsa is watery. The waiter was snooty and acted like he was doing us a favor by stopping by our table. Never offered any beverage other than the water which went dry long before any refill came. They were not that busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13421 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216-2058
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northeast San Antonio
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-494-5084

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?