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Ernesto's Mexican Specialties

2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
+1 210-344-1248
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (16 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rarely do I eat at the same restaurant twice in one week, aside from breakfast at the hotel. Ernesto's is worth a repeat. Ernesto himself greeted us. We chatted and looked over the menu to find items not seen at other restaurants. Mexican with a...More

Thank OldGuyWanderz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ernesto was very welcoming. Explained the menu and sauces. All of our meals were amazing. Shrimp melted in my mouth. Homemade bread was awesome. Everything was great!

Thank Connector318354
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our great experience started with Ernesto meeting us at the door and escorting us to our table. Since it was our first visit, he spent some time explaining the menu and emphasizing the flexibility possible with our order. I had the San Antonio steak, and...More

Thank MP0707
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

great food and even better service. thank you for the great meal. we ordered the shrimp and the fish. atmosphere and ambiance was on point.

Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My wife and I were on an errand in this part of town and vowed to use Tripadvisor to find a place nearby that had to fit the criteria of a place we'd never been to before, even though we've lived in San Antonio since...More

Thank Tricepilot
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Before I wrote this review I read the 5 reviews that gave them a very low score, and when someone compares any restaurant to a Taco Bell, it tells me that their food choices are extremely cheap, especially when the decor dictates their taste. Do...More

Thank DTaxMan
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining at Ernesto's for our 5 year wedding anniversary, on the recommendation of a coworker. EVERYTHING we had presented to us at the table was superb. We were seated by the Ernesto himself, and from there we...More

1  Thank Rob E
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

All the food was excellent. The desserts are wonderful the snapper fish dinner untouchable crab cocktail what can I say margaritas to die for great wine selection one of the best evenings you’ve ever had the food was superb

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

They start you out with a tea, not sweet or unsweetened, it’s their own blend, delicious. I had a heart of palm salad (a bed of lettuce, diced heart of palm, slices of tomatoes and slices of avocados with their house dressing) to start and...More

Thank agg7227
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We had been to Ernesto in the mid 80s when we lived in San Antonio We found that this landmark restaurant has changed little. Ernesto still greets every customer with the same joy of life and food he had when we lived here 30 years...More

Thank Victor C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-344-1248
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