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Fajtas- San Antonio- out of the following 4 choices which is the best?

ohso Mar 17, 2012 12:07 PM

I'll be in San Antonio next month

I know some of these spots are touristy but if I were to pick out of the following 4- where can I find the best?


1- La Fonda on Main

2- Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery

3- La Margarita Restaurant & Oyster Bar

'4- Rosario's Mexican Cafe Y Cantina

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    rexster314 RE: ohso Mar 17, 2012 10:27 PM

    I've had them from 3 of the 4. Mi Tierra is not one that I would choose. They do much better with the other things.
    I'd list La Margarita, La Fonda a close second, and Rosario's (not tried them there)
    Even though La Margarita and Mi Tierra are from the same family, they are completely different.

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      ohso RE: rexster314 Mar 19, 2012 03:42 AM

      Thanks for your input.

      Has anyone been to Rosario's for Fajitas? The reason why I brought this place up is because it was voted best fajitas by one of the local tv networks

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      ohso RE: ohso Mar 20, 2012 03:11 PM

      One more restaurant that captivated my attention (that makes 5)

      Does anyone have any thoughts regarding the fajitas at Piedras Negras de Noche?

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        San Antonio Sam RE: ohso Mar 21, 2012 09:54 AM

        I would go with either Rosario's or Piedras Negras. I've never had fajitas at Rosarios and I have never been to Piedras Negras but here is my rational:

        Everything I've had at Rosarios has been good and almost every place in town makes good fajitas so I imagine Rosarios are pretty good.

        The user Lepricano on Urban Spoon likes Rosarios and Piedras Negras and does not like Mi Tierra or La Margarita.

        I have no personal affiliation with Lepricano but I always take his reviews very seriously for he is *the man* when it comes to the San Antonio Mexican food scene. Especially when it comes to the inner city, out of the way type places that tourists would never find . . but I basically trust his opinion on all of it.

        Hope you get more specific info before your trip!

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          ohso RE: San Antonio Sam Mar 22, 2012 07:31 AM

          Thanks San Antonio Sam

          From what I see on the web it seems that Piedras Negas attracts locals of Mexican Descent- this might be exactly what I'm looking for.

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