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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Barbaro
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Barbaro isn't just any pizza joint, think of it more as a pizza speakeasy, a neighborhood bar that features craft beer and absolutely fantastic pizza, salads and desserts showcasing the finest ingredients in combinations you wouldn't come up...  Read More


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North Central
Niki's Tokyo Inn
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Niki's Tokyo Inn is probably the most authentic Japanese restaurant in San Antonio. Sure, it doesn't look so hot on the outside, but you'll quickly forget about all that once you have a taste of their sushi or any of the number of traditional...  Read More


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San Antonio
Grayze
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Grayze is one of the newest restaurants to appear on the culinary landscape in San Antonio, conveniently located across Broadway Street from the popular Pearl Brewery Community. Grazye, which also sports a bar and patio, is the first of...  Read More


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Mixtli
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Mixtli is so much more than just a satisfying meal, it's truly a journey of the spirit and senses. Owners Diego Galicia and Rico Torres, also chefs, have developed a unique dining experience they're calling progressive Mexican culinaria, which...  Read More


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Capparelli's has several locations around San Antonio where you can enjoy the old world tradition of wholesome, rustic Italian cuisine made with fresh ingredients. The Capparelli name is synonymous with the masterful preparation of great Italian...  Read More


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Ming's Noodle Bar
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Ming of Ming's Noodle Bar, also known for her booth at The Pearl Farmers Market, Ming;s Thing, has developed a following over the years of local foodies who can't get enough of Ming's noodles, steamed buns with pork belly and housemade sausages....  Read More


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Yaya's offers two locations in San Antonio, but all the same delightful Thai fare. Whether you're a fan of Pad Thai, Green Curry or a steaming hot bowl of Thom Kha, you'll find all of your favorites at Yaya's and then some. They offer a large...  Read More


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La Fonda is the oldest Mexican restaurant in San Antonio. Established in 1932, the restaurant has served at least two American presidents (Teddy Roosevelt and Lyndon B Johnson). However, their primary focus is on serving the city of San...  Read More


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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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Periphery
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If you're looking for a special neighborhood eatery where you can delight in some thoughtfully-prepared dishes that give you a true taste of the evolving culinary scene in San Antonio, then Periphery is the place! This chef-driven restaurant,...  Read More


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