10815 I-35 N
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: (210) 655-3500
Fax: (210) 655-3502
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
The Mongolian-style barbecue here is probably quite a bit fancier than what the original Genghis Khan ate during his travels. However, it is still a simple, tasty way to prepare spicy and delicious meats. Choose a combination of lamb, beef, pork or chicken along with assorted julienned vegetables and watch as the chefs stir-fry them quickly on the fiery grill. All-you-can-eat meals include soup, spring roll, tea, dessert and a glass of house wine for one fixed price. The strip-mall location won't delight you with grand decorations, but the food should please both your palate and your pocket.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Old San Juan is a lively and cheerful restaurant that offers diners a taste of some delicious Caribbean cuisine. The menu features mouthwatering dishes like slow roasted pork, fried green plantains and succulent Cuban sandwiches. In keeping with the Caribbean spirit, the restaurant often hosts concerts and live musical performances that infuse the night with a celebratory air. Fun, flavorful and delicious, a meal at Old San Juan is a great way to spice up the night.
Crumpets' casual elegance is rivaled only by its contemporary cuisine. Daily specials and beautiful surroundings make this little restaurant and bakery popular among ladies who lunch, couples who kiss and friends who fraternize. Dining al fresco is simply a treat. Let the shade of the live oak trees ease the burden of the sun as you listen to the soft rush of small waterfalls in the background, or sit by one of the huge picture windows and enjoy the scenery from the inside. The varied menu includes a delightful selection of soups, salads, seafood, pasta, beef and chicken. Choose a traditional entrée such as the rosemary chicken, or try something not as traditional, like the ostrich filet. The five-course Sunday brunch is a must-do.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Just outside The Loop, in your average middle-class American neighborhood, sits this remarkable little Puerto Rican restaurant called La Marginal. Ignore the fact that it sits in an unassuming little strip center and wander in. You'll be glad you did. Black beans abound on this menu. Beyond that, two of the best options are the award-winning Sandwich Cubano, featuring tender beef and pork and melted Swiss cheese, and the Platano Loco, with roast pork, grilled ham, Swiss cheese and green plantains.
Located at the corner of Toepperwein Road and FM 1976 in Converse, this local favorite is worth the drive required to reach it. For more than 20 years, it has been serving flavorful and inexpensive food in pleasantly large portions. Pizzas, hot and cold submarine sandwiches, salads, soups and appetizers are available, as is a hearty selection of pasta dishes such as spaghetti, lasagna and mostaccioli. All entrees are available with extra Italian sausage or meatballs if you're extra hungry. Top it off with a cappuccino or some of Papa Dante's hot apple skillet a la mode and you won't regret the trip.
Regarded as one of the finest family and child friendly restaurants of San Antonio, MoMak's Backyard Malts & Burgers has been offering an unforgettable dining experience to thousands of families who have visited the restaurant. This upscale eatery features a plethora of delicious American specialties including sandwiches, steaks and burgers. The restaurant houses an 8,000 square foot children's play area as well as a patio for those who want to dine outdoors. MoMak's Backyard Malts & Burgers is also famous for hosting private parties, community celebrations and other functions.
If you are looking for corn-fed red meat served in opulent surroundings, this restaurant fits the bill. Stained-glass skylights and room panels set off a wonderfully plush late-19th-century dining area prime beef, veal and seafood highlight the expansive menu. The Victorian elegance extends to the bar area, where an impressive back-bar holds an excellent choice of libations. The restaurant is a great place for business entertaining or for enjoying a cozy, romantic dinner for two. If you stop by on Sundays between 10:30a and 3p, you can enjoy an incredible brunch with free champagne.
From a prominent location on Loop 410, Formosa Garden serves some of the best Chinese food in town from its extensive menu of mostly Szechuan cuisine.
Run by John the Greek himself (along with his wife), this restaurant serves up home-style Greek favorites with an authentic flavor. The decor is nothing special, but the food makes this place worth a visit. Along with very good gyros, it offers moussaka, pastitsio, spanikopita, baklava and other traditional favorites. The stuffed grape leaves are just like the ones made in the mother country. The restaurateurs bottle their own Greek salad dressing as well.