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El Mirador

722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
+1 210-225-9444
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (16 reviews)
“enchiladas” (27 reviews)
“tortillas” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
Neighbourhood: Arsenal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for the first time a couple days ago with two guests and I was really looking forward to a good dining experience. Boy, what a nightmare!! I usually pass on writing reviews if its going to be a poor review but being this...More

Thank LifeisBeautiful1626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Business guests wanted Mexican, El Mirador was ranked 4 stars. Although off the path from Dtown SA, it was fantastic authentic cuisine. Atmosphere allowed business and personal talk, staff was knowledgeable and very friendly.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went last Saturday with 3 other friends following the Fiesta Art Festival. We were downtown, Fiesta had just begun & none of us had been since the new owner took over. We arrived at 12:15 on a Saturday- Fiesta so only 1/4 of place...More

Thank cbmbama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At 9:30 pm, this restaurant kept its doors open for us. The food was typical Mexican food which was heavily sauced and carbo loaded. It was convenient walk from the hotel.

Thank blake0821
Reviewed 17 April 2017

El Mirador has been around a long time. I had an opportunity to stop in for lunch on a trip to the Texas coast. The location of El Mirador makes it a convenient stop too so don't over look it. San Antonio food is so...More

Thank ranchonodinero
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Everything is back and it is as good or better than before they remodeled. Excellent Margarita's and many special dishes make this a great Southtown choice.

Thank fishpicturesbybob
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We loved El Mirador. It was close to our hotel in San Antonio and we were after some authentic Mexican and TexMex food and we weren't disappointing. The service was brilliant (albeit on a quiet night) and the all-you-can-eat chips and dip kept us satisfied...More

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Yes, it is a little off the river walk, but it is in the wonderful King Williams neighborhood and worth the trip. The food was fantastico!! Fresh tortillas, fresh roasted pepper salsa, delicious traditional food. I believe I have a new favorite San Antonio restaurant....More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by because it was 1.5 hr wait at Rosarios. Fit the purpose for a walk in. Service was painfully slow from the start even though the place was 20% full. Drinks were freshly made and tasty. Food was average at best

Thank joe c
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The renovated interior looked white washed and clean with new chairs and tables and lighting that still gives the place that cave appearance.and troglodyte type coziness. The food recipes have undergone a metamorphosis as well with the advent of a new chef. Only the chicken...More

Thank OmniEpicurean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Arsenal
  • Neighbourhood: Arsenal
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-9444
  • E-mail
Breakfast, bronche, lonche y dinner, flavor and pasión
infuse every bite of our classic Mexican cooking,
considered by many to be the best in a city famous
for Mexican food.

The newly renovated El Mirador serves
Doña Maria’s signature dishes, updated menu
items and a tempting array of cocktails.
Welcome back to El Mirador!