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 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1390 reviewsTripAdvisor (1390)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    18318 Sonterra Pl, San Antonio, TX 78258-4175
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  • #2
    Bliss
    #2 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 843 reviewsTripAdvisor (843)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1460
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  • #3
    Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
    #3 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 830 reviewsTripAdvisor (830)
    $ | 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
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    #4 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 824 reviewsTripAdvisor (824)
    $$ | American, Seafood, Grill
    1834 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78248
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  • #5
    La Panaderia
    #5 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 227 reviewsTripAdvisor (227)
    $ | Cafe
    301 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #6
    J Prime Steakhouse
    #6 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 276 reviewsTripAdvisor (276)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1401 North Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78258
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  • #7
    Biga on the Banks
    #7 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1435 reviewsTripAdvisor (1435)
    $$ | American, International
    203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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  • #8
    La Boulangerie
    #8 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 100 reviewsTripAdvisor (100)
    $ - $$ | French, Cafe, European
    207 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1923
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  • #9
    Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
    #9 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1662 reviewsTripAdvisor (1662)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    219 E Houston St 2nd Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205-1854
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  • #10
    Cappy's Restaurant
    #10 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 557 reviewsTripAdvisor (557)
    $ - $$ | American, Contemporary
    5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707
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  • #11
    La Panaderia
    #11 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 307 reviewsTripAdvisor (307)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    8305 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-2006
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  • #12
    The Original Blanco Cafe
    #12 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 437 reviewsTripAdvisor (437)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
    419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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  • #13
    Bella On Houston
    #13 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1038 reviewsTripAdvisor (1038)
    $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European
    204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
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  • #14
    Texas De Brazil
    #14 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 567 reviewsTripAdvisor (567)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    313 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #15
    Soho Wine & Martini Bar
    #15 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 171 reviewsTripAdvisor (171)
    $ - $$ | Wine Bar, Contemporary
    214 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2520
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  • #16
    Cured
    #16 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 676 reviewsTripAdvisor (676)
    $ - $$ | American
    306 Pearl Pkwy Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78215-1290
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  • #17
    Dough Pizzeria Napoletana
    #17 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 955 reviewsTripAdvisor (955)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-6164
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  • #18
    Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar
    #18 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1060 reviewsTripAdvisor (1060)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar
    207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2635
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  • #19
    Las Canarias Restaurant
    #19 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 918 reviewsTripAdvisor (918)
    $$ | American
    112 College St at Omni La Mansion del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205-1811
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  • #20
    Silo Elevated Cuisine - 1604
    #20 of 5,272 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 273 reviewsTripAdvisor (273)
    $$ | Seafood, American, Contemporary
    434 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232-1371
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