Best San Antonio Spots to Take Your Taste Buds to Lunch

Kimberly Suta

By , Local Expert, San Antonio
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 endeavors to provide you with the best options for all of your travel needs, and this includes the best places to go for lunch! In San Antonio, you can throw a stone and hit a good place to eat, but more often than not, it's a Mexican restaurant. For those of you foodies with diverse palettes, offers this broad list of lunch options for even the pickiest in your party. Perhaps you're looking for a little seafood, then you're going to want to head down to Sandbar, located at the Pearl Brewery, for some of the finest oysters, shrimp and other seafood in town. If you're strictly vegetarian or just want to...  Read more »

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    Saveurs 209

    This is a brand new excellent French restaurant offering superb dishes with fresh ingredients.

    Local Expert Tip: "chocolate soufflé with a sweet and tangy black current sorbet is divine. "

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    The Luxury

    This is a brand new restaurant which has become an immediate local favorite.

    Local Expert Tip: "This place is super casual, so don't be afraid to go in shorts or swim trunks, before an afternoon at the pool. "

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    J. Alexander's

    J. Alexander's is one of the most notable restaurants in San Antonio for good food.

    Local Expert Tip: "J. Alexander's is known for their enormous fire-grilled artichokes, so be sure to get one as an appetizer!"

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    Bistro Bakery

    Bistro bakery offers the finest baked good in the city and is a bit off the beaten path.

    Local Expert Tip: "The chocolate croissant will having you dreaming of it for weeks after, and the coffee is amazing; the two together make for a perfect afternoon."

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    Mela Indian Bar & Grill

    Mela's is one of the finest Indian restaurants in San Antonio and a great alternative to a traditional American lunch.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Bhindi Masala made of saut� okra, onions, tomatoes and Asian spices is one of the best dishes on their menu, vegetarian or otherwise!"

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    Cappy's is an extremely popular and proven restaurant in San Antonio for lunch or anything else.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you can, be sure to make a reservation, as this place fills up fast for lunch or any other time."

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    Stone Werks

    Stone Werks has a variety of offerings for just about any palette.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Big Rock Nachos made with refried black beans, cheese, jalapenos, guacamole, sour cream and chicken and/or beef (if you want a little something extra) is a great starter to any meal!"

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    Grimaldi's Pizzeria

    Grimaldi's is a popular and unique option for lunch, if one is craving pizza.

    Local Expert Tip: "The small size is enough for two people, even the personal size pizza, if you're not all that hungry."

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    Green Vegetarian Cuisine & Coffee

    Green is one of the only vegetarian options for those looking for a healthy alternative.

    Local Expert Tip: "Green just opened up a brand new location at the Pearl Brewery. Check out the website for more details."

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    Sandbar Fish House & Market

    Sandbar is one of the only seafood restaurants in San Antonio, and one of the finest to boot.

    Local Expert Tip: "They have an extensive wine list, so don't forget to try some!"



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