Best San Antonio, TX Restaurants

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    9. Biga on the Banks

    Biga on the Banks has earned a stellar reputation. Request table 31 when you make a reservation at Biga on the Banks, and you'll end up with the best view in the house. You won't be gazing at the river, but you will...

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    8. Feast

    What's wonderful about Feast is their original perspective on food, not to mention their amazing execution of said perspective. They have divided their dishes into six categories, those being Oceanic, Heat, Chilled,...

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    7. Starfish Global Seafood

    Starfish is one of the newest restaurants to open its doors in San Antonio's popular arts district, Southtown, a bourgeoning foodie district as well. While it can sometimes be difficult finding fresh delicious...

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    6. Werner's Prime Steaks & Seafood

    San Antonio's growing mecca of culinary excellence just gained another celebrity chef. Werner's Prime Steaks & Seafood, located in the Stone Oak area around 281 and 1604, is a new intimate, fine dining restaurant...

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    5. 20 Nine Restaurant and Wine Bar

    20 Nine's new Chef, Jerry Toomey, came on board in June of 2014 and has, in just months, transformed it into one of the best farm-to-table restaurants in San Antonio. Toomey, a San Antonio native who resided in...

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    4. Luke

    Luke is celebrity Chef John Besh's first restaurant outside of Louisiana and is run by locally-renowned chef, John Russ. Luke is truly one of the best restaurant's on San Antonio's famed riverwalk. The menu features...

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    3. Restaurant Gwendolyn

    Gwendolyn, located downtown along the Riverwalk, is a fine-dining American restaurant that, like the Grandmother it's named for, inspires deep love and devotion. A cozy, romantic venue, Gwendolyn is an ideal place...

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    2. Mixtli

    Mixtli is so much more than just a satisfying meal, it's truly a journey of the spirit and senses. Owners Diego Galicia and Rico Torres, also chefs, have developed a unique dining experience they're calling...

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    1. O'liva Healthy Local Cuisine & Tasting Room

    O'liva is a new downtown restaurant offering unbelievably affordable, contemporary farm-to-table cuisine in a beautiful, relaxed atmosphere with a true open kitchen. They are working to revive the local food movement...

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About San Antonio, TX Restaurants

San Antonio may still seem like a small town in some respects – it’s very family-oriented and often slow-paced, but it is, in fact, the 7th largest city in the country. San Antonio is often lauded for its Tex-Mex and although it’s true that you’ll find some of the best Mexican food here this side of the border, you’ll also find a surprising variety of other cuisine, from Asian to French, Latin fusion to Italian, and yes, Tex-Mex, but Vegan Tex-Mex. Have you ever heard of such a thing? Well, then you haven’t been to San Antonio.

Whether you’re a local or visiting from afar, you will not want to miss out on these amazing San Antonio restaurants with dishes so divine you’ll be dreaming of them for weeks on end and counting the days till your return. This 10 Best list offers some of the top Zagat-rated, fine dining to a quick but finger-licking good burger you can grab with the whole family, as well as some fabulous ethnic options you wouldn't expect to find in Texas. Enjoy these local hot spots that might stay hidden from the average tourist. Who needs friends’ recommendations when you have to guide you to the most delicious fare in San Antonio?!

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