Enjoy Margaritas to Bocce Ball While Dining Outdoors in San Antonio

One of the perks of living in San Antonio, is that you can pretty much dine outside 365 days a year. Sure, sometimes it might be unbearably hot, but you'll always be catching those rays. When you're looking for the best outdoor eatery, here's who made the list: 

For ultra modern, fresh and often locally-sourced cuisine, Chef Diego Fernandez of Hearsay Urban Taste is making a splash in Southtown with his eclectic menu and creative vision. This NY-style bistro is an exciting and unique addition to San Antonio. With a beautiful wrap-around patio, you can't beat relaxing with some inexpensive wine and an assortment of shared plates. 

For a low-key place to kick around and while away the day evening hours with a few cold cervezas and some of the best french fries in town, check out The Luxury, located along the north extension of the river walk, across from the San Antonio Museum of Art. It's an idea place to meet with a large group of friends at the beginning, middle or end of the night. 

For upscale dining, Boudro's has earned a reputation as one of the finest dining establishments in the city. Options for dining include indoors, outdoors and even on a river barge!

Boudro's Texas Bistro is the ideal spot for intimate lunches or dinners as well as large parties and convention groups. They can accommodate you inside or on one of their special river barges, catered exactly to your taste. The Chef offers...  Read More

Paloma Blanca is conveniently located in Alamo Heights and is something of an oasis, particularly on a hot summer day, with its flowering landscape and tropical palm trees. They offer much more than just an exceptional meal, they offer a...  Read More

Warm atmosphere abounds at this coffeehouse, where you can relax on the patio with friends from work or stake out one of Candlelight's comfy couches. Thanks to a reasonably priced but thorough selection of coffees and a range of tasty desserts...  Read More

Big'z Burger Joint

Bigz claims to have the best burgers in San Antonio, and they may be right! They are certainly worth the drive, no matter where you're staying in San Antonio. Bigz burgers are mouth-watering delights, whether you go whole hog with bacon and...  Read More

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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, Grilled, Crispy, Hearty....  Read More

Acenar, located downtown on the Riverwalk, is a spectacularly innovative and contemporary Tex-Mex restaurant that Zagat has noted for their "killer food." Lisa Wong (who also owns Rosario's) and her partners took special care with this...  Read More

20 Nine Restaurant and Wine Bar
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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 Seattle for a time, has brought...  Read More


Cappy's, and Cappy himself, has been a staple of the Alamo Heights district in San Antonio for over three decades. In a word, superb! This upscale American cuisine restaurant is a sure thing if you're looking for a wonderful meal in an elegant...  Read More

The Luxury
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This recent addition to San Antonio eateries is just one example of why San Antonio is a supreme vacation destination. The Luxury is Chef Andrew Weissman's (one of San Antonio's finest) newest restaurants. Located across the river from the San...  Read More


Meet Kimberly Suta

Kimberly A. Suta is a professional freelance writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur with a background in marketing, advertising and social media. Her first business, Midnight Sun Innovations,...  More About Kimberly

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