Fonda San Miguel is a celebration of distinctive cuisine, colorful history and the transformative influence on Mexican restaurants across the country. As a pioneer of interior Mexican cuisine in the U.S., it was one of the first in the nation to introduce the full-flavored and more complex specialties from Mexico’s regional cuisine. A venerable restaurant, Fonda San Miguel has garnered national and international acclaim, and continues to stay true to Mexico’s great traditions and share the fundamentals of Mexican cuisine through its authentic flavors and ties to Mexico’s ever-changing food culture.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays 5-7pm
Half-price appetizers are Quesadillas and Tostada Compuestas.
$1 off tequila and tequila cocktails.
Our private dining room is available to rent for large parties and meetings, with customized menus ranging from passed appetizer receptions to pre-fixed dinner menus. We look forward to helping you create a memorable experience.
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“They opened Fonda San Miguel in 1975, gradually converting the space into a replica of a colonial-era hacienda, filled with artifacts, original artwork and blooming plants. Their timing was auspicious, coinciding with a period of culinary exploration. Fonda remains the grande dame of interior Mexican cuisine in Texas.”
Fonda San Miguel: Forty Years of Food & Art is a full-color cookbook for the home cook that focuses on Mexico’s diverse regional cuisines. Compiled and written by restaurant founders Tom Gilliland and Miguel Ravago, with foreword by Robert Rodriguez, the cookbook features more than one hundred memorable recipes, the artwork of Fonda San Miguel and notes on the artists.
The perfect gift for birthdays and anniversaries, the cookbook is available at Amazon, your local bookstore or at Fonda San Miguel.