Enjoy a Lavish Yet Affordable Lunch in the Alamo City

Although you can find a taqueria on just about every corner for some killer enchiladas, San Antonio has many more lunch options that will both surprise and delight you. For some seriously good eats, read on!

One of the Alamo city's newest shining stars is Battalion, with its New American twist on Italian classics that are so good they'll make you weep with pleasure. For a dining experience that hits on every level, from a visually stunning atmosphere to impeccable service and scratch-made fare with the highest quality ingredients, you can't go wrong here. It's fine dining that's fun and affordable. 

Next up, get ready for some Eastside chow at Tucker's Kozy Corner that will WOW your taste buds! Chef Jeff doesn't hold back when it comes to decadent, unctuous cuisine, from messy Angus beef burgers to pulled pork Mexican grilled cheese, Tucker's is the place to hit up when you're on vacation and off your diet!

In Olmos Park, lounge on the patio at Tribeca for one of their lunch amazing specials. From Almond Trout to Black Skillet Fried Chicken, you won't be disappointed.



San Antonio
Shuck Shack
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The Shuck Shack features fresh oysters on the half-shell from all three coasts in a casual family friendly atmosphere. Located just a few blocks from The Pearl in Government Hill, you'll enjoy signature Clam Chowda ala minute, Lobster Rolls, and...  Read More



Cascabel's is one of the best-kept secrets in San Antonio and sports a wonderful outdoor patio with umbrella-covered tables. It's different than every other Mexican food restaurant in the city because it features regional specialties from...  Read More

Tribeca 212
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Tribeca has managed to find the right balance of great New American cuisine and exceptional service in a warm, cozy atmosphere and all at a surprisingly low price point. They're also open for lunch during the week, brunch on Sundays and happy...  Read More

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East meets west at this Peruvian restaurant that gleefully plays with Asian-South American fusions. The cuisine is properly referred to as Chifa Nikkei. In Peru, Chifa refers to Chinese-Peruvian cuisine and Nikkei to Japanese-Peruvian food. The...  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



Osaka has an awesome deal on Bento Boxes. For just ten bucks, you get your fill of your choice of Sushi, such as a California roll, a spicy tuna roll, a crunchy roll, a shrimp roll or several others, as well as a salad, some gyoza, a miso soup...  Read More

Bird Bakery
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Bird Bakery is like a little bakery heaven. The staff is overwhelmingly friendly, encouraging you to try the wide variety of samples, from carrot cake, salted peanut butter cups, and Mexican chocolate brownies. Make sure to ask which items are...  Read More

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Cured is one of the newest restaurants to grace the historic Pearl Brewery and it clearly belongs in such fine company. Chef Steve McHugh brings charcuterie, salumi and other hand-made, farm-to-table dishes to the carefully restored...  Read More

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The reputation of Battalion, a new American Italian restaurant, precedes it as one of the three outstanding Andrew Goodman and Chef Stefan Bowers restaurants in San Antonio. This is their newest incarnation, and what a delight! Located in an...  Read More

Tucker's Kozy Korner
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Tucker's Kozy Korner is an institution and has been a part of the downtown eastside for as long as most people can remember. It's been around since the 1940s. This restaurant and bar has been known for it's soul food. Now, with a new chef at the...  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