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Fonda San Miguel

#27 of 3,027 Restaurants in Austin
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2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
+1 512-459-4121
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17:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's not Tex-Mex. And it's delicious. Try the ANCHO RELLENO SAN MIGUEL and the ENCHILADAS DE MOLE POBLANO. Both are highly recommended.

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Thank TexDave52
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere. Love to go here for drinks. Brunch is too pricey, especially for kids.

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Thank lindacC3722OP
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First stop coming in from Houston on a Sunday will always be the beautiful Fonda San Miguel. A bit pricey at $ 38.95 pp but well worth it.

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Thank Katharina9544
Austin, Texas
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a special occasion this is the place to go and celebrate and enjoy truly authentic and delicious mexican flare. Though the athmosphere (even with the holiday decorations) seems a little tired and some of the decor could be refreshed. The waiter was attentive and on top of his game. The hostess not so much. I had mentioned that we... More 

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Thank Sibylle R
Central Florida
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fonda San Miguel was the first place I visited when I moved to Austin, and I've been back a couple of times since. It's really quite lovely and serves more traditional Mexican food with style and flair. The room itself is very nice - colorfully decorated and tastefully lit, making it a great place for a date. The ambience is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the Lamb Mixiote, Green Enchiladas and Crepas de Cajeta. Really enjoyed the ambiance and the excellent service. We will be back.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there as a party of seven and were seated after an hour wait. They have limited reservations but were told when we called that we could come without reservations. It was well worth the wait and next time we will call further in advance for reservations. The bar was nice. The food was delicious. Most of the group... More 

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Thank Ash2002
Austin Texas
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Fonda San Miguel's for the first time with our friends who recommended going just to see the décor. The décor was a compilation of everything you might see on a trip through Mexico (we used to live there). My 'special request" Margarita was very good and our stuffed poblano chile and guacamole was also. Not quite as... More 

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Thank BeverlydAustinTexas
Redmond, Washington
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very good mexican food in a nice setting. The décor I very nice and all the wait staff we interacted with were very friendly. We had seafood, pork, and lamb dishes and all were fantastic. Certainly a decently fancy Mexican restaurant with great food would eat there again.

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Dallas, Texas
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1,792 reviews
1,078 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 503 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Most of parking is valet but there is a little lot off to the side that has parking as well. Great bar area and the starters are exceptional. Don't miss the lamb chops. Everything is true Mexican food not Tex-mex.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2330 W North Loop Blvd, Austin, TX 78756-2327
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-459-4121

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?