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San Antonio has a thriving culinary scene with a rapidly growing number of chef-driven restaurants showcasing their own unique style, locally-sourced produce and other products as well as a creative zhoosh that can't be denied. Food enthusiasts rejoice! These top 10 restaurants are about to inspire your palate and desire to return to the Alamo City over and over again!
First up, Alberico Fine Wine is currently San Antonio's best kept secret, but definitely not for long! Located in the center of the city, in one of the most beautiful neighborhoods, this affordable fine dining bistro's Chef Ed Villarreal is a culinary wizard when it comes to smashing unexpected flavor profiles. He's plating up some phenomenal New American cuisine with twists and turns your palate will love!
For some New Orleans-style cooking, head to The Cookhouse where Chef Pieter Sypesteyn (who hails from the Big Easy) is wowing guests with his down home yet elevated dishes. Since the restaurant sources locally, including some incredible Gulf Shrimp, the menu is seasonal and scrumptious.
If you're in the mood for a little glitz and glam to go with your charred octopus, head downtown to Rebelle, which is located at the recently renovated St. Anthony Hotel. Here, Chef Stefan Bowers (also known for Feast) is playing with the most exceptional ingredients and flavors he can find and turning out dishes that will make your mouth sing!