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Ernesto's Mexican Specialties

) #139 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio ££ - £££ Mexican, Seafood
2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
+1 210-344-1248
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried oysters” (18 reviews)
“crepes” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
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Mexican, Seafood
££ - £££
2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
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Reviewed 25 March 2011

Found Ernesto's on TA and the food was wonderful! Will come back everytime we visit San Antonio.

Thank Lemosfamily
Reviewed 24 March 2011

I went to Ernestos because it was rated #1 in SA and I was staying at a nearby hotel. Everything already said in every TA review is true, food is spectacular & Ernesto and his family personally treated me like I was part of their...More

Thank findsthegoodspots
Reviewed 16 March 2011

Do not let its humble, strip mall location fool you. Ernesto and his family create a gourmet Mexican cuisine using 9 specialty sauces that will tickle your tastebuds. Let owner, Ernesto or his wait staff (usually family) entice you with their description of the offerings....More

Thank VaporK8
Reviewed 14 March 2011

Ernestos was like going back in time. The owner/master chef came out and introduced himself and his restraunt. His recommendation was excellent, not only for my wife and I, but also our 4,7, & 10 y/o.We were glad to get away from the tourist traps...More

Thank jawisenbaker
Reviewed 9 March 2011

Walk in the door and step back into a restaurant reminding us of how a restaurant is suppose to be run! No loud music, crowded tables, noise so loud you can't talk, wait staff that knows the menu and the most delicious food ever! Ernesto...More

Thank miki1957
Reviewed 2 March 2011

Greeted by the charming Ernesto, as you enter. . . he will then recommend the perfect dish for each. Once you are served- the mouth-watering, green salsa. . .you're already halfway to heaven as all the sauces are prepared to perfection. The succulent fresh snapper,oozing...More

Thank KathyKutler
Reviewed 2 March 2011

Excellent food and outstanding service. Ernesto and his family treated us like family it was wonderful

Thank peace48044
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Can't we have 10 stars for Ernesto? What a fabulous evening!! Flying in from Michigan for my Grandmother's 90th birthday, not knowing what to expect, I was blown away by the service, the food, and even the other customers. My mom (linnie27804) said it all...More

Thank lizaanne930
Reviewed 26 February 2011

I have traveled the world, eaten at 5 star restaurants, worked in restaurants and have never had such excellent attentive service in all my experiences. Planned a family reunion/90th birthday party for my Mother there, sight unseen, as I am from North Carolina. Talked to...More

Thank linnie27804
Reviewed 25 February 2011

This place is a true pearl. The owner personally greeted us and guided our party of ten through the entire menu. The food left everyone of us speechless. If you live in San Antonio and haven't been here....you're wrong!

Thank Ziggy324
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2559 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230-5246
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-344-1248
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