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La Fonda on Main

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“enchiladas” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (45 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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11 - 20 of 913 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an upscale restaurant where casual dress is the rule. The food and service were first class. Our server was extremely helpful with recommendations. There is no rush to get out, which helped as we had lots to talk about. They have a very...More

Thank alseitel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our granddaughter, a student in SA, booked a dinner here for wife and me with some college friends and her. She knew to make reservations! This is a really busy place- pretty loud and boisterous.. I had carne asada and wife had camarones, along with...More

Thank TX2OBX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and recommendations by our server Erick Estrada. No kidding! Jalapeño infused margarita was perfect with a bite at the end. Tried the la Fonda special which had cheese enchiladas, beef taco, pork tamale along with beans and rice. Everything was authentically seasoned and...More

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is awesome! We were in the courtyard area. They staff are so accommodating, we had a ton of luggage and they were cool about us stacking it up against a wall. They don’t have a coat check which is understandable. Their margaritas are...More

Thank Eforce1962
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I really appreciated the host and server being incredibly accommodating to our group. We shared several dishes and the staff was flexible. Loved the duck in the queso fundido and the mexcal cocktail!

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Had a great meal here. Made a fajita salad for me that was wonderful! Fajitas are delicious too. Very authentic Mexican food and atmosphere is beautiful.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great appetizers, main courses, and service. We ate inside, as the weather was uncertain, but would have eaten outside, A very enjoyable evening!

Thank ScubaDyver
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Lovely setting, excellent staff; food was the best ever! Sat outside both times as weather was perfect; service was excellent.

Thank shbmizzou69
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant dining experience! The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. The presentation of the food was actually the best I’ve ever seen in a Mexican restaurant. There’s outdoor seating in addition to the main room indoors. We also had a...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

You must have a reservation to eat at this restaurant. They book out the entire place on reservations so even though there are usually a few open tables, you will not be allowed to wait for a seat. If you want to sit on the...More

Thank powerpuff10
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6 May 2018|
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Response from ScubaDyver | Reviewed this property |
Parking is directly across the street ........
Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
Sarah L
5 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
  • E-mail
Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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