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Restaurants in San Antonio

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these San Antonio restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best San Antonio restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in San Antonio to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best San Antonio restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in San Antonio.

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  • Alpine Haus Restaurant

    Stop in for Bavarian specialties such as schnitzels, rinder goulash, and hühnerbrust geschnetzeltes at this family-owned restaurant. You can also s... More
  • Bakery Lorraine

    Pick up a sweet treat at this new bakery, owned by Anne Ng and Jeremy Mandrell who cut their teeth at Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, California, bef... More
  • Biga

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Biga, one of the few upscale dining options in downtown San Antonio, specializes in contemporary American cuisine prepared by chef Bruce Auden. Loc... More
  • Big'z Burger Joint

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Big’z Burger Joint serves standard American burgers and fries with a twist: the burgers are dressed with special sauces like ginger lime ketchup an... More
  • Boudro’s Texas Bistro On The Riverwalk

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Take a break for a prickly-pear margarita and guacamole prepared tableside. More
  • Frutería–Botanero

    Chef Johnny Hernandez, a local celebrity, opened Fruteria - Botanero in South Town, a neighborhood where beautiful old industrial buildings are reo... More
  • Granary ’Cue & Brew

    This stylish barbecue joint, housed a historic clapboard house, relies on its 4,000-pound wood-fired smoker to churn out lunch and dinner. You’ll f... More
  • Il Sogno

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Industrial floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of the kitchen where chef Andrew Weissman whips up seasonal Italian plates, including house-made cr... More
  • La Gloria, San Antonio

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Chef Johnny Hernandez spent seven years in Mexico researching the country's street foods for this restaurant. Grab a seat on one of the patios for ... More
  • Liberty Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Once a mother house for the Benedictine Sisters, this historic Southtown building (dating back to 1883) now houses Liberty Bar. Established in 1984... More
  • Pete's Barbecue & Bait Stand

  • Sandbar Fish House & Market

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Housed inside the former Pearl Brewery, Sandbar Fish House & Market serves up a fresh selection of hook-and-line-caught seafood that is flown in da... More

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