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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” (30 reviews)
“enchiladas” (120 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (46 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised by this little place, just around the corner from where we’re staying. The menu options were healthy, and my wife and I ended up each getting a stuffed poblano. It was filled with a variety of veggies and...More

Thank Kristopher S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with family the service was wonderful. I had a special, my husband Mexican cob salad, my cousin the green enchiladas and his wife the chicken soup. They were beautifully presented and oh so good! We then shared the Mexican bread pudding and we all...More

Thank Landa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone liked what they ordered except our boy who didn't like his enchiladas. He said it needed some sour creme or other sort of balance to an otherwise bland, mildly spicy theme. I had the fajitas and the Mezcalita, which were good, and I liked...More

Thank JackTheWorldTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for Tex-Mex and my friend who travels to San Antonio a lot suggested La Fonda. I was traveling with my 3 adult daughters to the Alamo and the Riverwalk....I got a lot of flack about leaving the Riverwalk to go off to...More

Thank phg5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in town for a quick business trip, I was determined to find some authentic Tex-mex. La Fonda on Main didn’t disappoint. The menu offered classic fare and the decor was charming. I sampled a margarita, the chicken tortilla soup and the la Fonda special....More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended as part of a fellowship weekend and wasn’t particulariky impressed. Nice back patio though.

Thank Amilcar G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh boy. Do you find it difficult to find a decent margarita? Do you love delicious Mexican food? Do you like to be well taken care of? If you answered yes to even one of these questions, you owe it to yourself to visit La...More

Thank 62goodones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with Mango Margaritas. They were excellent. We had an appetizer Diablitos- chicken bites wrapped in bacon served on a plate like sushi.- yum!. My only complaint would be the salsa for the chips- to me it was bland. I asked if they had...More

1  Thank slf540
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting San Antonio for a couple of days and got to have dinner here one of the nights and very happy we didn’t miss it. Started with a couple of margaritas and the were well prepared with a wonderful lime and tequila taste. The server,...More

1  Thank Rpie99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restraunt is a little off the beaten track in San Antonio. Away from the river walk. Great Mexican food. Everything was very fresh

Thank elmax2015
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Susan B
10 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
4 November 2016|
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Response from Lina D | Reviewed this property |
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11 October 2015|
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Response from Art G | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call about the puffy tacos! It is not infrequent that something will not be on a menu, but they make it for you! The current owner John Berry (I think son of the founder), is very good. I also second the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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
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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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