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Lisa's Mexican Restaurant

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815 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78228-5227
+1 210-433-2531
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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San Ignacio, Belize
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Three of us went for lunch one afternoon and Lisa's looks a bit more sophisticated for the area and has been in business for 10 years or more. My wife had a vegetarian plate, a guest who is a native of San Antonio ordered puffy tacos, and I went with a simple dish - beef stew. We waited quite a... More 

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Thank Chucumite
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Chucumite, although I'm glad to hear you enjoyed some of your meal with us, I'm sorry to hear it wasn't the most impressive this time around. We take a lot of pride in our food and service, and I hope you'll give us another shot to show you the quality experience we're really all about sometime. Until then, Alicia More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I was meeting friends from Georgetown, Tx for lunch and we decided upon Lisa's Mexican Restaurant. I had googled looking for a restaurant with flare and this one struck my interest. We had never been and I was nervous since our friends from out of town were joining us for brunch at this place. I had a Bloody Mary, chalupa... More 

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Thank pikiniki115
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad you made it in for a bite with us -- glad it could impress for the whole group! Between the drinks and the meals, it's a real treat to know just what you loved. Hope we'll see you again soon for another bite! Until then, Alicia More 

San Antonio, Texas
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is always a family favorite for dinner but took a friend to lunch check it out for a possible location for a party. The place was busy with many from the local university and other business & tradesmen. Lunch was up to their high standard and served quickly.

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Thank kittysquirrel
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear that we are a family favorite for you! Thanks so much for sharing the love for our delicious food and our quality customer service. Hope to have you back again sometime soon. Until then, Alicia More 

San Antonio
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Read reviews that this place has the best pozole in San Antonio. Ate there today and found the pozole anything but great. It was tasteless with no sign of any spices and was watery and weak. The restaurant's salsa was also tasteless. To add insult to injury, the service was horrible. Every time I needed something I had to flag... More 

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Thank Dolphin913
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you were less than impressed with our pozole. We take a lot of pride in the food we prepare, and we always want you to feel taken care of with fast, friendly, attentive care, but it sounds like we dropped the ball this time. I'll keep this on my radar, and I hope you'll consider giving... More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I moved to San Antonio 1 and a half ago and I've been to Lisa's 3 times for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I love it. Awesome food with great taste at a great price.

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Thank Alfredo R
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you've joined us for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Alfredo! Thanks for sharing the love for our awesome food and our great prices. I hope to see you again sometime soon. Until then, Alicia More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Ever since we got married at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant in September my wife and I have been enjoying this beautiful place. The muted lights, the excellent aproned wait staff, and the impeccable linens, all help enhance the enjoyment of the meal. My favorites are the tender pork with red chillies, and the chicken soup. All traditional Mexican food home style,... More 

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Thank Olivia C
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey there, Olivia! You don't know how much it means to have had you get married with us in our restaurant. Thank you so much for sharing the love for our beautiful space and our excellent waitstaff. It really means a lot hear you're a fan of our delicious entrees, desserts, and drinks. I hope this means we'll see you... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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163 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Thursday is Margherita night, and the frozen Margheritas did not disappoint! All of the appetizers were awesome, and my burrito was the best I've ever had!!!

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Thank Butmomwhy
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you're such a big fan of our margaritas. Thank you so much for sharing the love for our awesome cuisine -- it really means a lot to hear that your burrito was the best you've ever had! Hope to have you back again sometime soon. Until then, Alicia More 

San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Again a favorite with our visitors, including a 11 & 13 yr old. The mixed Fajitas were a hit as were the puffy tacos, the shrimp stuffed chili relleno. As normal their margaritas were enjoyable.

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Thank kittysquirrel
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you had such a great time with us and enjoyed our freshly prepared Food and our margaritas! I hope this means we'll get to have you back again very soon. Thank you for your great feedback! Until then, Alicia More 

Balcones Heights
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Canned beans had lisa special 3 small strips of fajita maybe ounce and a half enchiladas like jaliscos up the street that can b had for 2.99 not the same as in past go to rosarios

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Thank Fred S
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Fred, I'm very sorry to hear you were so disappointed with your meal during your visit. We take a lot of pride in our preparing our food from fresh ingredients and cooked with care. I'm sorry if your enchiladas were not to your taste, and I hope you'll consider giving us another shot to show you the quality food and... More 

1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Got sat pretty quickly for a Friday night. The place is over saturated with tables leaving you almost no space to sit without bumping into a fellow patron. The chips and salsa came quickly, but unfortunately were stale and not very flavorful. Then it took over 10 minutes to have a waitress take our drink order. It was busy, but... More 

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Thank Jaclyn H
Carla R, Owner at Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there, Jaclyn -- although I'm glad to hear you had a decent dinner with us, I'm very sorry that it wasn't more impressive on this particular night. We do our best to keep up the pace when things get busy and provide fast, friendly, attentive service to each table, but it sounds like this was an off-night for us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78228-5227
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-433-2531
Description
Welcome to Lisa's Mexican Restaurant, a San Antonio tradition and home to some of the finest authentic Mexican cuisine and Tex-Mex in the River City! Lisa's has been serving up exceptional Mexican brunch, lunch and dinner for over 30 years with some of the best deals on our signature house margarita, Happy Hour drinks and $1 appetizers, and a perfect setting to enjoy a fine dinner or watch the game at our bar. Try our Chicken Cilantro, Cheese Enchiladas, Fajitas, Puffy Tacos, and more! Need more Lisa's? Have a large event and want to make a lasting impression? Get Lisa's on the phone and have us cater! We'll make sure your guests and delighted are talking about your event for years to come.

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