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 Southtown or South Side. 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 boosted the diversity of cuisine. 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 Budro's for its steaks and Ácenar for its contemporary Mexican cuisine.

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  • #1
    Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
    #1 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1293 reviewsTripAdvisor (1293)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    18318 Sonterra Pl, San Antonio, TX 78258-4175
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  • #2
    Bliss
    #2 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 805 reviewsTripAdvisor (805)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1460
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  • #3
    Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
    #3 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 784 reviewsTripAdvisor (784)
    $ | 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 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 804 reviewsTripAdvisor (804)
    $$ | American, Seafood, Grill
    1834 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78248
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  • #5
    J Prime Steakhouse
    #5 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 253 reviewsTripAdvisor (253)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1401 North Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78258
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  • #6
    La Panaderia
    #6 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 175 reviewsTripAdvisor (175)
    $ | Cafe
    301 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #7
    Biga on the Banks
    #7 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1386 reviewsTripAdvisor (1386)
    $$ | American, International
    203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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  • #8
    Pancake Joes
    #8 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 158 reviewsTripAdvisor (158)
    $ | American, Cafe, Diner
    1011 Donaldson Ave, San Antonio, TX 78228-5102
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  • #9
    Bella On Houston
    #9 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1013 reviewsTripAdvisor (1013)
    $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European
    204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
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  • #10
    Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
    #10 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1621 reviewsTripAdvisor (1621)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    219 E Houston St 2nd Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205-1854
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  • #11
    Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar
    #11 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1020 reviewsTripAdvisor (1020)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar
    207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2635
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  • #12
    Cappy's Restaurant
    #12 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 539 reviewsTripAdvisor (539)
    $ - $$ | American, Contemporary
    5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707
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  • #13
    La Panaderia
    #13 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 295 reviewsTripAdvisor (295)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    8305 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-2006
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  • #14
    Texas De Brazil
    #14 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 555 reviewsTripAdvisor (555)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    313 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #15
    The Original Blanco Cafe
    #15 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 409 reviewsTripAdvisor (409)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
    419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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  • #16
    Silo Elevated Cuisine - 1604
    #16 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 260 reviewsTripAdvisor (260)
    $$ | Seafood, American, Contemporary
    434 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78232-1371
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  • #17
    18 Oaks
    #17 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 324 reviewsTripAdvisor (324)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    23808 Resort Parkway JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX 78261
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  • #18
    Cured
    #18 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 648 reviewsTripAdvisor (648)
    $ - $$ | American
    306 Pearl Pkwy Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78215-1290
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  • #19
    Dough Pizzeria Napoletana
    #19 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 939 reviewsTripAdvisor (939)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216-6164
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  • #20
    Pete's Tako House
    #20 of 5,225 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 174 reviewsTripAdvisor (174)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
    502 Brooklyn Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1700
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