La Fogata has won many awards and gained numerous accolades from city, state and national press over the past 35 years, including:
  • Voted the Best Margarita in the annual 2014 Best of San Antonio, San Antonio Current
  • People’s Choice Award, Second Place, KLRN Wine Taste
  • City Guide San Antonio Best Margarita, Best Mexican Food
  • City Search Best Margarita, Romantic Dining, Mexican Food, Outdoor Dining, Date Spot
  • San Antonio’s Margarita Pour Off: so many awards that La Fogata retired from the competition!
  • San Antonio Express News Readers Choice Awards for Margaritas, Salsa, Outdoor Dining, To Take Out of Town Guests, Enchiladas, and Mexican Restaurant
  • Texas Monthly, “The 63 Tacos You Must Eat Before You Die”
  • Texas Monthly, “Where to Find the Best Salsa”
  • San Antonio Magazine, Best Margarita, Reader’s Choice
  • San Antonio Express News, “Top Spots for Al Fresco Dining”
  • San Antonio Magazine, Best of the City, Queso, Chips and Salsa
  • The Current, “Best Of,” Fajitas, Patio, and Margaritas
  • Featured as “Texas Comfort Food” in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
  • Southern Living, “Off the Eaten Path: Favorite Southern Dives and 150 Recipes that Made Them Famous” by Morgan Murphy, featuring La Fogata recipes for Cochinita Pibil, Enchiladas Verdes and Chiles Poblanos
  • San Antonio Classic Desserts by Helen Thompson & Janice Shay, featuring La Fogata’s Flan recipe and Abuela’s Coconut Flan
  • USA Today, San Antonio Mexican Best 10 List
  • WOAI-TV, Best Margaritas in San Antonio