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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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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

One of the BEST I don't want many to know about only because I don't want to wait long to be seated. But, seriously some of the mexican meals I've had in the Alamo City have been served here. Professional staff will ensure you are taken care of. If you are looking for fast food go elsewhere. However, if you're... More 

Thank DonnyTheOracle
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

If you come to San Antonio you have to get to El Jarro. It's only a few minutes from downtown and very easy to get to. Once you are there you will enjoy some of the very best food the Alamo City has to offer. The shrimp tacos are PERFECT. Pair them with a Top Shelf Margarita and you are... More 

Thank Cocorea12
San Antonio, TX
Level Contributor
26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Live music on Fridays and Saturdays make for a very festive outing! Great variety of delicious offerings - the shishkebobs are a great choice: juicy tender chunks of beef, succulent shrimp and tender chicken grilled to perfection with tasty veggies is one of my favorite dishes. The parrillada de carnitas (tender chunks of spicy pork) is another standout! Don't forget... More 

Thank Dan H
Universal City, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Queso flameado was great! Fresh made corn and flour tortillas! Highly recommend it! Great atmosphere. Didn't have drinks but from what I saw there were many kinds of drinks being made like margaritas to beer to shots. Nice place settings. Very clean and service was excellent! Give it a 5 stars!

Thank HiranCabrera
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Love the complimentary chips & fresh Salsa. Great margaritas & good wine selection. Spinach enchiladas are fabulous. Sunday buffet is extensive. Homemade flour & corn tortillas.

Thank Redbend
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Went for meal, but had the lamb appetizer with margaritas. It was wonderful, i highly recommend that if you don't want a big meal. Great atmosphere--go there to meet up with a "new" friend.

Thank Alicia C
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We've enjoyed ElJarro for many years and hope they stay around for many more. Everything on the menu is good; the tortillas and Margaritas are to die for. This is not one of those hole in the wall Tex Mex places. White tablecloths, ambient lighting, and tasteful decor make it a great place to take clients or a date. Live... More 

Thank lindaZ5181SC
Bulverde, Texas
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84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I love this place! Food is always awesome, service is great, atmosphere is wonderful. We go here quite often for dinner.

Thank MKM78163
Colorado Springs, United States
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have travelled to SA for many years and always take new people to El Jarro for a meal and have never received any negative feedback for the food. The freshness and tortillas are the best and the food is always very tasteful. Will continue to make this my choice for Mexican food.

Thank Chadswick
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

El Jarro has consistently been a great place for family gatherings...wonderful food and always friendly service...this is definitely a place to visit often!!

Thank dga120

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?