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El Mirador

722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
+1 210-225-9444
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (28 reviews)
“soups” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a complete mistake...we were actually headed somewhere else ... We wandered in to an absolutely fabulous restaurant.., it's just wonderful...the fantastic restrained interiors are truly an unexpected joy for one to take in... the food was very good ... the Salsa was perfect......More

Thank Jak K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do yourself a favor and skip the Taco Bell type Mexican food that prevails on the touristy section of the Riverwalk. Venture only a little further away to El Mirador....you can walk most of the way here on the southern Mission Reach portion of the...More

Thank DallasElmo
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

It was ok. My husband didn't like his food and kids didn't have any options besides a Quesada. The waiters don't help each other. My husband and I sat there with empty glasses while a waitress walked by several times with the water. I asked...More

Thank Sandie D
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

What’s the rush?! From the moment we arrived it was like they couldn’t wait for us to leave! Our main courses arrived halfway through our starters, during our mains we were asked if we wanted deserts and then brought the bill when we said we...More

Thank TeamHF
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I walked from my convention hotel at night & it was very safe. The food was so much better than other places I ate at near the convention center/Riverwalk. I had their special pork carnitas which were delicious! The side of beans it came with...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

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 23 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 16 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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