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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” (28 reviews)
“enchiladas” (117 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (46 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you for a great lunch experience! Caleb worked very hard to get everything out to us! Great work ethic and effort! To the manager: thank you for the desert samples, and thank you for your hospitality/professional attitude! The people that read my reviews will...More

Thank P1520TPandrewk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wife had the stuffed poblano pepper that was a vegetarians dream of full flavors! My steak fajitas were some of the best I have ever tried in Texas...great atmosphere too. Would have given 5 star but waitress was the best. We will return soon!

Thank Chief J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Mexican food in a great atmosphere. Opened in 1932, this historic building is fun. We enjoyed our lunch on the patio under a gigantic live oak tree. Great waitress. Quick service. Fantastic salsa! Homemade light and crispy tortilla chips. Tortilla soup was extra spicy,...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the restaurant on a Thursday after Christmas. It was shortly before 4:00 p.m. We didn't think at that time it would be a problem. The hostess took one look at our group and decided we needed a reservation. There were 5 adults...More

Thank JCarrabba
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so beautiful inside. The outdoor patio is just a nice. We ordered Margaritas which we delish and the queso which was out of this world.

Thank Maricela G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is truly a restaurant to remember... the exterior is just as nice as the interior and the interior design is great ... there were 6 of us and we were treated like the Queens we were .., the server( waitress) was warm and made...More

Thank Jak K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lucked out and happened upon this place by chance. Food was amazing!!! Parking easy and ambiance great. Would recommend reservations. We were able to get a table fairly quickly, but I think we were lucky.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arrival we were greeted by the owner, who was really nice and friendly. The staff were all friendly and warm. The food was great (we had the fajita plate and the Favorite). We sat on the patio, which had heaters beneath and made it...More

Thank Saleh T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking across the street. Beautiful layout and design. Waiter was knowledgeable of the menu. Chips and salsa come to every table. Portions are large. Food was delicious! We got two margaritas (we’ve never had one before, I found it to be really strong, but I...More

Thank alyssalou22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff with decent ambience. Followed the waiter's suggestions on our drinks and meals; well done!! The best part of my experience is the civilized environment, you can actually have a nice conversation with your companion without having to shout!

Thank Giuliano d
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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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Response from Lina D | Reviewed this property |
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12 October 2015|
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Response from Art G | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call about the puffy tacos! It is not infrequent that something will not be on a menu, but they make it for you! The current owner John Berry (I think son of the founder), is very good. I also second the... More
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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