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La Fonda on Main

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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450 (Woodlawn)
+1 210-733-0621
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 10:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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San Antonio, Texas
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Decided to spend our date night at La Fonda on Main and it was a good choice. My wife had enchiladas and I had the fajita trio. Both were true to the spirit and flavors of the southwest and Mexico. The staff was very professional and knowledgeable I recommend this restaurant and suggest you do make a reservation.

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1 Thank DonnyTheOracle
La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Your review is much appreciated. We hope to see you again! More 

Beaumont, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant numerous times. I believe(d) this to be the best Mexican restaurant in S.A. Today for brunch was horrible. It started with our server Caleb who was TERRIBLE. His attitude and service was so poor that is apparent he needs to find another profession that he half way enjoys. We had to ask for silverware... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Seriously, this is to date the best meal of Mexican cuisine I have had in the US, period. Cheese enchiladas and pork tamales were the stars. Great mojitos. Nothing in the entire experience had even a slight issue

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1 Thank Bryan M
La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

This place is off the main tourist trail, filled with locals. A short drive, taxi from the city center. We ate here 2X, highly recommend, food was carefully thought out - good mix of upscale traditional Mexican and Tex Mex. Worked very well with 2 kids. Reservations were honored within 5 mins. Super friendly staff. Great margaritas. Only word of... More 

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La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for the helpful feedback! We hope to see you next time you’re in San Antonio. More 

Parker, Colorado, United States
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a mid- afternoon lunch and it was delightful! We were seated right away in a beautiful outdoor setting. The food was delicious! I especially enjoyed the Mexican Cobb salad.

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1 Thank Stemstory
La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Please visit us again soon! More 

Canyon Lake, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife & I were told this was the place to be for Sunday Brunch. Great advise! Arrived for noon reservations; were seated immediately on the patio. A family had reserved the adjacent banquet room; so we enjoyed their Mariachi Combo for free. Eggs Benedict at a Mexican restaurant sounded wrong; but couldn't have been better. My wife had the... More 

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La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Your review is much appreciated. So glad to hear that you enjoyed our Sunday brunch! We hope to see you again. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We were very happy with our selections. The bartender was friendly. Our server was a little slow, but the food more than made up for it.

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1 Thank Rita L
La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and for providing helpful feedback. Please visit us again soon! More 

ohio
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Ate here with SA "natives". Great traditional food. Great drinks. So reasonably priced. I would recommend this to everyone--short drive from the Riverwalk.

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1 Thank Gail W
La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you next time you’re in San Antonio. More 

London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

First impressions: ample parking, adorable curb appeal, it's nice to eat out somewhere that isn't a chain and keeps its property looking nice. The property is really special. We arrived Saturday afternoon, no reservation, on a sunny day the patio was packed but the wait for a table was brief. We were given a brunch menu, the food came quickly... More 

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La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and for providing helpful feedback. We hope you'll visit us again soon! More 

Longmont, Colorado
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We were just looking for a dinner stop on a long day's drive, and found a wonderful place to relax and eat a very tasty meal. The atmosphere is charming, especially out on the patio, with tropical and stunning plants and pretty lights. I could have just dined off the fresh, warm chips and zesty salsa and been satisfied. We... More 

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La Fonda on Mai... M, Manager at La Fonda on Main, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing La Fonda on Main and for providing us with a wonderful review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
    (Woodlawn)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?