We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Maracumbe II

) #1,717 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio $$ - $$$ Mexican
1518 Austin Hwy Ste 18, San Antonio, TX 78218-6047
+1 210-826-4711
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
17 Feb 2017
“Permanently Closed”
26 Nov 2016
“Dinner at el maracumbe”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1518 Austin Hwy Ste 18, San Antonio, TX 78218-6047
Write a Review
Reviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch this week. The building sign is gone. There was a hand written sign on one door saying closed for remodeling and another sign saying everything was being auctioned off.

Thank 32jamese
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent as usual. Good food and excellent price. Number 11. Have eaten here for 30 plus years still great.

2  Thank ldavis3742
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

As far as Mexican restaurants in strip centers go, this one's not bad. The lunch specials are economical and the homemade salsa is always good. Regulars know to ask for the server named Fernando, because his legendary kindness adds to the dining experience.

1  Thank eva2691
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have eaten at this Restaurant since 1988 and have always had good experiences. The Kitchen just sticks with " What Works" and that dedication to the essence of True TexMex is the success of their recipes. That consistency along with an awesome dedicated staff...More

2  Thank Alvin A
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We felt like a change and so took in this place. It was clean and well laid out. The waiter was spot on and took our orders promptly. The food was hot but not as plentiful as we had suspected from the picture in the...More

1  Thank coldcanukwinnipeg
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A good independent Mexican restaurant with good food, but still in the 1980s inside. You are welcomed in by the manager, you are free to sit anywhere you like, the booths are tall backs, and have wooden tables. You are greeted with a gigantic glass...More

3  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The staff here is amazing and the food is delicious. This restaurant is easily located and the service is quick. A great place t go for a family brunch, lunch, quick snack or long dinner. Thanks El Maracumbe !!

3  Thank NancyECW
Reviewed 2 August 2015

It's in a blah strip center on Austin Highway next door to the HEB (nicknamed the "GI-B" for all the GI's from nearby Ft Sam Houston). I've eaten here hundreds of times in the last 25 or 30 years and the food is unfailingly excellent...More

4  Thank John J
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

This has been my favorite Tex Mex restaurant for 25 years! They have delicious enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, margaritas, etc. for a very reasonable price. The service is always wonderful and the atmosphere is laid back. This is a great family restaurant that has consistently good...More

5  Thank Lydia J
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We eat here for dinner every 2-3 months or so, and have come here for quite a few years. Most recent visit was just last week. The service has always been good, and the owner seems to come around to inquire how everything is. My...More

6  Thank MuffetB
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Seoul Garden
18 reviews
.71 km away
Taqueria Cazadores
20 reviews
.86 km away
Longhorn Cafe
15 reviews
.87 km away
Chick-fil-A
9 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby Attractions
Toilet Seat Museum
61 reviews
3.88 km away
McNay Art Museum
710 reviews
2.52 km away
Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Museum
20 reviews
3.62 km away
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
13 reviews
1.84 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Maracumbe II staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1518 Austin Hwy Ste 18, San Antonio, TX 78218-6047
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-826-4711
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing