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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
10:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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161 - 170 of 814 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2016

La Fonda was recommended to us as a great place for Mexican food, both Tex-Mex and traditional, and the recommendation was extremely accurate. Lots of parking in lots all around the building. Reservations appear to be necessary as the clientele was a mix of locals...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place is the best, great everything! Made a reservation the day before, got a call back on the day to confirm and requested outside. Arrived and 7 of us seated in 5 minutes. Food, service and atmosphere excellent. Worth a visit.

Thank Woodlands21
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Menu had many choices. Chips & Salsa were very good. I ordered the queso which was equally good. My wife ordered chicken Enchiladas and I ordered the vegetarian one - both were well presented on the plate and came out piping out quite quickly and...More

Thank Andytravel2015
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The food and service is very good but the place itself is very special. Very good all round experience. If they tell you something is hot...believe them. Food or spice. This is kind of a place were most people from San Antonio make it a...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

I wanted tex mex and we chose this place. We were not disappointed. The cheese enchiladas were just what I was looking for and the chips and queso were great. The restaurant is very clean and airy. Just a nice place to eat. The service...More

Thank April E
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and the wait staff was great. Price very reasonable. Sit outside on the patio under the big tree and have a cactus pear margarita.

Thank slheath64
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Make a reservation! LaFonda gets busy after 6. The atmosphere is casual, intimate and fun. The service was excellent. The food was perfect! Next time I'm in SanAntonio I will return to this little neighborhood restaurant. No where close to the tourist area, take yourself...More

Thank jayhawkinva
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great place and food ! Glad we went a little early cause when we left there was a line ! We had traditional Tex Mex and enjoyed it! Even bought a signed copy of their cookbook ! Can't wait to cook something out of it!

Thank mwatson81
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

From making the reservation on line, to the Amazing high end food at reasonable costs, to the waitress who accommodated special request, to the manager Will who was friendly and overseeing all aspects of the restaurant to make sure things ran with perfection, everything was...More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

San Antonio has lots and lots of Mexican restaurants. Most are mom and pop places with a warm feeling and passable food. Some are wonderful. Well this is the Rolls Royce of the Mexican food scene. The location helps make it what it is: off...More

1  Thank Don H
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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