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El Mirador

722 S. St Mary_s St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
+1 210-225-9444
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (27 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
722 S. St Mary_s St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was unbelievably slow and did not get all of our order. Seemed like the waiter could not remember what we ordered and it took forever to just get our drinks.

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed April 29, 2018

After a few sips of a great mojito, I remembered that I had eaten here 30 years ago. Our waitress was a joy and the food was very authentic, affordable and generous potions.

Thank Sean H
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Based on my experience here, this place is overrated. We had a late (2 pm) lunch here. The place wasn't crowded but the service was okay at best. The food was barely warm when served indicating an inattentive server. I had the Enchiladas Suizas which...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

So... I went because I read the reviews and thought I’d give it a try after my half marathon. I walked in and was seated. Waited TEN minutes, listening to the servers talk to the cook, and not ONCE did someone come take my drink...More

Thank Katty F
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Loved it. Quirky mix of bright colors and elegant decor inside, great patio with overhead fans, super friendly staff, unhurried atmosphere. Family run since 1968. Get tacos a la carte or a steak or one of several enchilada specials or seafood. A great alternative to...More

Thank kittycarlotta
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We arrive about 15 minutes early, only to find out that our reservation had been cancelled. However, we got a table easily. Then we had to wait for 45 minutes before they took our order. It then took about 30 minutes for our food to...More

Thank Marvin F
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

This place had surprisingly good food. The chicken fajita taco was delicious and so was the steak fajita taco. The puffy tacos were good. The margaritas were strong and tasty. Half of our orders were incorrect but the waitress was able to fix most of...More

Thank Kmata99
Reviewed March 1, 2018

The food here was authentic and tasted great. Only thing is that they make their food on the spicy side which is fine for me but not the Asian people I had with me. Maybe more mild options would be nice. Also, don't get the...More

Thank MarkT29
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for an early dinner on our visit to San Antonio and on our way to the rodeo. I had read about this restaurant in am article in Gluten Free and more magazine. Read that I would have a good gluten free dinner here...More

Thank cjlom
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Go out of your way to get the Inframumdo Fizz - so good. Convenient to Southtown, downtown, and La Villita. Will definitely be back.

Thank arhie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 S. St Mary_s St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Arsenal
  • Neighbourhood: Arsenal
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-9444
  • E-mail
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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