Restaurants in San Antonio
Welcome to the birthplace of Tex-Mex cuisine. This city on the
cusp of Mexican and Texan cultures has created a wonderful fusion
of spicy Latino influences, hearty Lone Star beef and Germanic
influences. There are plenty of other cuisines available across
hundreds of different restaurants, but it would be a shame to miss
out on the world's finest Tex Mex during your visit to San
Explore the central market and look out for the time honoured chilli ladies. And for breakfast, don't miss the amazing breakfast tacos made with fresh tortillas with an egg, cheese, fried potato and chorizo filling. The Riverwalk is a great place to go for a range of dinner options and buzzing nightlife.
Situated in La Mansión del Río in the downtown area, this highly regarded Tex-Mex restaurant offers both fabulous food and a wonderful setting on a riverside veranda shaded by palm trees. Tapas are available for each meal of the day; main courses are anchored on fresh, seasonal ingredients. Check out the $12 lunchtime "Two Courses in 40 Minutes" special.
Address: 112 College Street, River Walk
Telephone: (210) 518 1063
Silo Elevated Cuisine
Start off slow at the super-modern first-floor bar before heading upstairs to the restaurant for some of their celebrated chicken-fried oysters or blue-crab spring rolls. If you're on a budget but your appetite isn't, get here before 6.30pm for the 3-course dinner at only $30.
Address: 1133 Austin Highway, Northeast
Telephone: (210) 824 8686
Fine dining in a beautiful 19th century house with gorgeous views of the river. The dishes are European fusion, with plenty of fresh fish and modern reinterpretations of classic dishes such as beef Wellington. The desserts are sensational and the wine list quite possibly the best in town.
Address: 515 Villita
Telephone: (210) 224 1976
Francesca’s at Sunset
Amazing food and equally incredible views are the order of the day at this landmark restaurant on the edge of town. Local lad Ernie Estrada crafts eclectic dishes with a Southwestern character such as chili-rubbed buffalo rib eye. Reservations essential.
Address: Westin La Cantera Resort, 16641 La Cantera Pkwy.
Telephone: (210) 558 6500 ext. 4803
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