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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. If you'd like to follow the lead of a local, consider signing up for a food tour

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  • #1
    Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
    #1 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1563 reviewsTripadvisor (1563)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    18318 Sonterra Pl, San Antonio, TX 78258-4175
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  • #2
    Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
    #2 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 897 reviewsTripadvisor (897)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, Spanish
    4642 Rigsby Ave This restaurant has re-opened. I went there a few days ago., San Antonio, TX 78222-1266
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  • #3
    Bliss
    #3 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 891 reviewsTripadvisor (891)
    $$ | American, Contemporary
    926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1460
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  • #4
    La Panaderia
    #4 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 378 reviewsTripadvisor (378)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    301 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1802
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  • #5
    J Prime Steakhouse
    #5 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 320 reviewsTripadvisor (320)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1401 North Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78258
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  • #6
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    #6 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 851 reviewsTripadvisor (851)
    $$ | American, Seafood, Grill
    1834 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78248
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  • #7
    Biga on the Banks
    #7 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1522 reviewsTripadvisor (1522)
    $$ | American, International
    203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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  • #8
    Bohanan's Prime Steak and Seafood
    #8 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1740 reviewsTripadvisor (1740)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    219 E Houston St 2nd Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205-1854
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  • #9
    Cappy's Restaurant
    #9 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 579 reviewsTripadvisor (579)
    $ - $$ | American, Contemporary
    5011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-5707
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  • #10
    Bella On Houston
    #10 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1067 reviewsTripadvisor (1067)
    $$ | Italian, Mediterranean
    204 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1815
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  • #11
    La Panaderia
    #11 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 332 reviewsTripadvisor (332)
    $ - $$ | Cafe
    8305 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-2006
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  • #12
    18 Oaks
    #12 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 353 reviewsTripadvisor (353)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    23808 Resort Parkway JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX 78261
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  • #13
    Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar
    #13 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1141 reviewsTripadvisor (1141)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub
    207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2635
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  • #14
    La Fonda on Main
    #14 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1105 reviewsTripadvisor (1105)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary
    2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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  • #15
    Las Canarias Restaurant
    #15 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 942 reviewsTripadvisor (942)
    $$ | American
    112 College St at Omni La Mansion del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205-1811
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  • #16
    Green Vegetarian Cuisine
    #16 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 517 reviewsTripadvisor (517)
    $ - $$ | American
    200 E Grayson St Ste 120, San Antonio, TX 78215-1269
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  • #17
    Supper American Eatery
    #17 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 421 reviewsTripadvisor (421)
    $ - $$ | American
    136 E Grayson St Pearl Brewery Area, San Antonio, TX 78215-1397
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  • #18
    The Original Blanco Cafe
    #18 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 489 reviewsTripadvisor (489)
    $ | Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
    419 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1703
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  • #19
    Bakery Lorraine
    #19 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 457 reviewsTripadvisor (457)
    $ - $$ | French, American, Cafe
    306 Pearl Pkwy Ste 110, San Antonio, TX 78215-1290
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  • #20
    Cured
    #20 of 4,821 Places to Eat in San Antonio
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 712 reviewsTripadvisor (712)
    $ - $$ | American
    306 Pearl Pkwy Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78215-1290
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