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La Fonda on Main

) #9 of 4,048 Restaurants in San Antonio €€ - €€€ 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” (26 reviews)
“enchiladas” (109 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
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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1 - 10 of 814 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

All the reviews are super good. The true is the food is not bad but is not really good neither. The ambience is just OK, the service just fine... San Antonio has the beautiful Riverwalk so no need to go far just for this experience....More

Thank Alejandra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place using the review from Trip Advisor. This restaurant far exceeded our expectations! The service was incredible- she talked to us in depth about several menu items. When we told her we were from Alabama, she gave us a free appetizer! Drinks...More

Thank KhindsAlabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting my sister-in-law in San Antonio, we went out for a nice dinner at La Fonda. A somewhat small menu, it had very interesting dishes on it. I ordered the duck tacos - and oh boy! What a delight! Of course, everyone enjoyed their dinners...More

Thank Creach503
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant always has good food. It is in an old house. It can be crowded when busy. My favorite times to go are when it isn't busy. That's when you can fully appreciate the comfortable ambience and beautiful light coming in the windows. When...More

Thank doxiefoster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with my wife, with some trepidation. The location of the restaurant in an expensive neighborhood and the luxury of the place just screams out, "Mexican food for gringos, no flavor!" NOT TRUE. The food was authentic, flavorful, and fresh. This place is...More

Thank hdr206
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in the oppressive heat of summer this patio can make for a great dining experience, and it's really great when the weather is more temperate. They have lots of shade and big fans to mitigate the heat as much as possible. What about the...More

Thank christophermL2200SK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the restaurant and its ambience but my meal wasn't great. I ordered Chile Relleno and a pork tamale. The Chile Relleno was very soggy and not very tasty. It lacked a crispy exterior and Was not as described. However the cheese enchilada with...More

Thank RamponaO
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Whenever we come to San Antonio, we are always sure to plan a lunch, brunch or dinner at this beautiful and delicious home of traditional Mexican fare. You feel you are in someone's home with fabulous Mexican art everywhere and warm hospitality. If it is...More

Thank LJM1953
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We dined here for lunch 13 July 2017 for the first time and were astounded by the quality of food and service. Our waiter, Justice, was training a newly hired waitress, April (?); both stopping to introduce themselves shortly after we were seated. We asked...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great food great service great ambiance. There were a lot of lovely vegetarian options and the desserts were excellent I had the flan.

Thank Neerjamd
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
  • E-mail
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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