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El Jarro De Arturo

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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

This place was touted as a MUST SEE while in San Antonio, however my experience made me wish I had not gone at all. My glass had food floating/stuck to the bottom inside. I asked for a new drink and got the same exact glass back with more soda. Not sure if the waiter understood the problem/English??? My order was... More 

1 Thank AZMedicalStudent
Sun City West, Arizona
Level Contributor
221 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 384 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

My wife and I were the guests of another couple for a late lunch at El Jarro. The food was ok, but not remarkable in any way. The interior is VERY shabby, the menus were sticky, the chips were stale and service was adequate at best. The place needs a thorough cleaning and an across the board makeover in their... More 

3 Thank NCWorldTraveler704
Brandon, Mississippi
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The location was surprising (next to a Party City on the way to the airport), but the quality of food was exceptional. The service was also great, and the pricing and portions were great. Highly recommended.

Thank Joel P
San Antonio, Texas
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

In our continuing search for great Mexican food near our home in Schertz, my wife and I enjoyed a Golden Margarita, Chicken Flautas and Beef Fajitas. We had made reservations with a request to be close to the night's entertainment featuring our favorite singer, Yesenia McNett. Not only did we get seated promptly at a desirable table, but received courteous... More 

Thank Lucky K
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

El Jarro has the best enchilada's in all of San Antonio, in our opinion. They are full of (beef, cheese, chicken, etc.), that you may have in mind. Service is excellent, buffet for lunch, entertainment in the evening. Fabulous margaritas!!!

Thank ron_davidson
Harker Heights, Texas
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

A buddy and I stopped in to El Jairo on a Saturday after a long day of traveling through the hill country. We had to wait only 5 minutes at this busy place. The wait was well worth it. The food was fresh and the service spot-on. I wanted to order the fish tacos, but the waiter persuaded me to... More 

Thank XVictorious
San Antonio, Texas
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Mexican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?