Discover Some Superb Scratch-Made Fare in Monte Vista

Welcome to the Monte Vista neighborhood in San Antonio, where the tree-lined streets and beautiful architecture gives you a good sense of what life is like in the Alamo city. This somewhat sleepy neighborhood is a favorite for those who appreciate the local food scene and the independent, chef-driven restaurants that shine here. 

On that note, Periphery  is one of the newest restaurants to grace Monte Vista. The menu here is intriguing and unique and one that will have you salivating before you even arrive. They offer a small, curated menu of flavorful dishes in a cozy atmosphere. It's an ideal place for a date night or special occasion, without putting a huge dent in your wallet. 

Just up the road a few minutes is yet another local's favorite, Tribeca 212. This European-inspired New American restaurant offers several dining rooms, a wonderful patio for dinner or brunch, great libations and special lunch options throughout the week. You might enjoy their Pistachio Crust Lamb Chops for dinner or simply a perfectly-made pepperoni pizza! 



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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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