San Antonio Travel Guide

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What to Eat in San Antonio

San Antonio dining primarily revolves around two types of food: Tex-Mex and meat. Those craving spicy enchiladas or cheesy chimichangas from below the border are encouraged to dine in the Southtown neighborhood. Recent visitors highly recommend Rosario's, which receives top marks for its prompt service and delectable plates like ceviche and chicken flautas.       

However, the large influx of business and recreational travelers has jumpstarted the diversity of cuisine in San Antonio. Downtown restaurants cater to carnivores, offering local favorites like prime rib and chicken-fried steak, and feature some of the more upscale eateries like Bliss and Bohanan's. When you make your way to the River Walk, consider calling the restaurant you select ahead for a reservation since this area is quite popular. Some visitor favorites along the river include Texas bistro Boudro's for its steaks and Ácenar for its contemporary Mexican cuisine.

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  • #1
    Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
    #1 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1491 reviewsTripAdvisor (1491)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    18318 Sonterra Pl, San Antonio, TX 78258-4175
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  • #2
    Bliss
    #2 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 872 reviewsTripAdvisor (872)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1460
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  • #3
    Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
    #3 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 866 reviewsTripAdvisor (866)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Spanish
    4642 Rigsby Ave This restaurant has re-opened. I went there a few days ago., San Antonio, TX 78222-1266
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  • #4
    La Panaderia
    #4 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 309 reviewsTripAdvisor (309)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    301 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #5
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    #5 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 835 reviewsTripAdvisor (835)
    $$ | American, Seafood, Grill
    1834 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78248
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  • #6
    J Prime Steakhouse
    #6 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 296 reviewsTripAdvisor (296)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1401 North Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78258
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  • #7
    Biga on the Banks
    #7 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1488 reviewsTripAdvisor (1488)
    $$ | American, International
    203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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  • #8
    Cappy's Restaurant
    #8 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 565 reviewsTripAdvisor (565)
    $ - $$ | American, Contemporary
    5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707
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  • #9
    Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
    #9 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1708 reviewsTripAdvisor (1708)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    219 E Houston St 2nd Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205-1854
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  • #10
    The Original Blanco Cafe
    #10 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 474 reviewsTripAdvisor (474)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
    419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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  • #11
    La Panaderia
    #11 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 322 reviewsTripAdvisor (322)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    8305 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-2006
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  • #12
    Bella On Houston
    #12 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1053 reviewsTripAdvisor (1053)
    $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European
    204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
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  • #13
    Las Canarias Restaurant
    #13 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 933 reviewsTripAdvisor (933)
    $$ | American
    112 College St at Omni La Mansion del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205-1811
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  • #14
    18 Oaks
    #14 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 342 reviewsTripAdvisor (342)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    23808 Resort Parkway JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX 78261
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  • #15
    Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar
    #15 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1107 reviewsTripAdvisor (1107)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar
    207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2635
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  • #16
    Supper American Eatery
    #16 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 402 reviewsTripAdvisor (402)
    $ - $$ | American
    136 E Grayson St Pearl Brewery Area, San Antonio, TX 78215-1397
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  • #17
    La Fonda on Main
    #17 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1070 reviewsTripAdvisor (1070)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
    2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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  • #18
    Texas De Brazil
    #18 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 586 reviewsTripAdvisor (586)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    313 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #19
    Dough Pizzeria Napoletana
    #19 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 973 reviewsTripAdvisor (973)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-6164
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  • #20
    Cured
    #20 of 5,379 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 695 reviewsTripAdvisor (695)
    $ - $$ | American
    306 Pearl Pkwy Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78215-1290
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