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La Fonda on Main

$$ - $$$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” (44 reviews)
“enchiladas” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Found La Fonda on TripAdvisor and decided to drive 10 minutes north from the downtown. It was well worth it. La Fonda had the feel of a neighborhood restaurant, and the food was excellent. Probably the best Tex-Mex we had during a week in the...More

Thank Oxford1809
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had terrific food, fish tacos, chicken enchiladas, mole enchiladas, and tres leches. The food was well prepared and the service was helpful and friendly. There is a wait even if you have reservations and parking is right across the street. The restaurant is popular...More

Thank 970marya2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service was excellent. I enjoyed the shrimp nachos which is listed as a starter; however, it was more than enough food for an entree. Hubby had the combo fajitas. The seasoning was excellent on both chicken and beef. Be aware they do not...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like traditional and updated Mexican cuisine...this is it. All natural. They make food from scratch, and in addition to excellent food quality, it was MSG free (per the kitchen). A person in our dinner party has an MSG allergy, and we went to...More

Thank ArmandoT785
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our relatives said this was their favorite Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio- such a compliment! It had a very nice ambience and the food was great! My husband and I had the Verdes-chicken enchiladas with green tomatillo sauce at my sister-in-law's recommendation. They were...More

Thank cdfhall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always try and stop in every time we are in town. Very simple Mexican food. So good. We will be back again!!! Always great food. Beautiful outdoor patio. Parking is not great but worth it!!

Thank Dawnya S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at 1pm on a Saturday for brunch, which is available on Saturdays and Sundays until 3pm. Glad we had reservations, because the restaurant was busy and remained so throughout our entire meal. Parking lot across the street, with street parking as well. Full bar...More

Thank awaywego123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband was traveling to San Antonio on business - he wanted to go for Tex-Mex but not to a touristy spot. He found this great gem. As others have suggested, they have great patio seating and the weather cooperated to take advantage of it....More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we go to San Antonio, we usually end up eating at one of Tex-Mex restaurants on Riverwalk. This time we wanted good food, and this restaurant came up in the search. We are very happy we chose La Fonda. Charming restaurant, great food, good...More

Thank 175MOM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a reason that this place is a San Antonio institution. The food is exceptional, the margaritas as legit.... beautiful atmosphere. The service is warm and friendly, but REALLY SLOW, which is fine if you know that this is how it will be. Do...More

Thank Hilary F
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6 May 2018|
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Response from ScubaDyver | Reviewed this property |
Parking is directly across the street ........
Susan B
11 September 2017|
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Response from iljames | Reviewed this property |
Allen Flowers - They are very close, maybe 1/2 mile at most - southeast of La Fonda on McCullogh, which is parallel to Main and a block east.
Sarah L
5 November 2016|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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