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La Fogata Mexican Cuisine

$$ - $$$
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2427 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213-3924
+1 210-340-1337
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
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Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If I need to celebrate a National Holiday like Margarita Day one has to come here for their top shelf Margs...atmosphere great, friendly wait staff and chips & salsa at every table..

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Thank Michelle S
San Antonio
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156 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's been awhile since I had been here but a friend suggested it. I ordered the Pollo Loco $16 Chicken thighs marinated al mojo de ajo and cooked on the grill. Served with frijoles charros, Mexican rice, guacamole salad and pico de gallo. 3 per order. Be aware and the server advised, it takes about 25 minutes, but it is... More 

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Thank ABE49
Mckinney, TX
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197 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent setting with seating indoor and out. Good food and drinks. Older wait staff has favorites over newcomers but still does a good job. Must stop for first time visitors to San Antonio.

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Thank DougGleaner
DavidDmz, Owner at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hi Doug, we appreciate you taking a few moments of your time to review us. We love hearing that you enjoyed your overall visit- from our fun atmosphere to our excellent menu. Thank you! More 

Herndon, Virginia
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239 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge menu with many choices. We were there for lunch on a Monday and there were lots of tables available, both inside and outside (not all that busy). The portions were very large, and the food was good. I had Poblano Tampiquena, and my fajita steak was cooked just right. Our server was efficient and did a good job waiting... More 

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Thank Brian M
DavidDmz, Owner at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hey Brian! Good choice on the Poblano Tampiqueña, it’s delicious. We’re happy to have had the pleasure of attending your party. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Harlingen, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large menu with savory Mexican food dishes makes for hard decisions when ordering. I suggest ordering a delicious frozen Margarita while you preview the menu and munch on chips and salsa. I love beef fajitas so I ordered the Tacos Norteños. They were tasty but not as full of meat as I would have preferred for the price ($16 for... More 

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Thank kmckinney90
octaviogs, General Manager at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

We are pleased to offer a grand variety of authentic Mexican favorites on our menu. Excellent suggestion! As for the tacos, we’ll be sure to share your comments with our management team. Oh yes, you’ll definitely have a lot of options to choose from on your next visit. Thank you, until next time! More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the atmosphere of this place, the Mariachi band was a nice touch. Based on previous reviews I got Un poco de todo and I was glad I did! Got to have a little taste of everything and it was very good!

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Thank Carissa E
octaviogs, Manager at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hi Carissa, thank you! Our lively atmosphere is just an extra to our delicious authentic Mexican dishes. We are glad you got a taste of a variety of our menu items. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I came here per a recommendation from a friend who used to live in San Antonio for a great Mexican restaurant with a cool vibe. When we arrived it was definitely that. There was a big open outside area where (during warmer days) it would be great to sit outside, have a margarita, and chat it up with some friends.... More 

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Thank Don H
octaviogs, Manager at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

Hey Don. Our apologies for the mistake on your order. Regardless, we are so happy to hear that your first visit with us at La Fogata was an enjoyable one. Our beautiful dining area, great service, and delicious food has made us into a local favorite, and we take much pride in that. Thank you for such an excellent and... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

La Fogata is considered by many as a local favorite, but I wasn't impressed. The dining environment was very enjoyable, but the food was far from stellar. My meal was practically room temperature by the time it was delivered to our table. I've had better Mexican cuisine at hole-in-the-wall locations in San Antonio. The service was average, not exceptional, but... More 

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1 Thank Nanette L
octaviogs, Manager at La Fogata Mexican Cuisine, responded to this review

First, thank you for taking the time to provide us with such valuable feedback. We take much pride in being considered a local favorite. Reading your review saddens us, as serving top quality authentic dishes is extremely important. Please allow us to apologize for your recent experience. Your experience is not reflective of the high standards we set for serving... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

La Fogata is not in the downtown area, a 10 minute drive but oh so worth it! Excellent food and service, the margaritas are to die for!!! Voted best in all of San Antonio for the last 5 years, we had the mango margarita. The margaritas come with a flower in it :-) The food is authentic and very well... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Worth, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

New menu showcasing many old family recipes. Great food, excellent service and the best Mexican garden dining atmosphere. A must try when visiting San Antonio.

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Thank Ed S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2427 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > North Central
  • Neighbourhood: North Central
  • Phone Number: +1 210-340-1337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?