3602 SE Military Drive
San Antonio, TX 78223
Phone: (210) 798-5000
Fax: (210) 798-0546
This restaurant offers some of the best Creole eating this side of New Orleans. You won't find any packaged or precooked meal at this fine Eastside eatery. Only homemade Creole dishes made by experienced hands grace the small tables. The signature dish is Gumbo, hot gumbo and more gumbo, but don't be afraid to try the Jambalaya or the Cajun staple, Red Beans and Rice. The place isn't fancy, but neither are the prices. For less than 30 bucks, you can walk out stuffed. But don't eat so much that you don't have room for the finest Bread Pudding on the Eastside.
Whether you want just a bite of food or a huge meal, visit this small restaurant. Bite offers reasonably priced small plate meals, so bring friends, order a lot, and try a little of everything. The menu has a diverse offering, including puerto banus crostini, baked goat cheese with olives, lobster springroll, salmon cuadrado, and lamb chops. This restaurant also offers tempting desserts.
Built out of an old gas station, The Monterey fits right into its historic neighborhood. Whether you come for dinner or brunch, the patio is a great place to eat, although the simple, retro-inspired dining room has its charms as well. The menu is seasonal, and you may find items such as the New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp and Lamb Fat Toast, boudin balls, and deep-fried Brussels sprouts on there. Plus, they have a great selection of craft beer and wine. All in all, it's a cozy place to have a meal on any occasion.
With a number of franchises spread across the USA, Fox's Pizza Den is a famous name with high standards of food quality. Select from the wide variety and settle on a favorite with your choice of tasty toppings! Select from the wide choices of Gourmet Pizzas or opt for delicious Stromboli's with pizza toppings to make the preparation even more flavorful. Don't forget to order for healthy and wholesome salads and savory appetizers to go with your meal.
A self-taught chef who takes inspiration from his grandmother's cooking, his travels and his art, Chef Kris Martinez is brilliant who dishes out mouth watering Mexican wonders. The restaurant originally started in 1989 by Blanca Aldaco at Commerce Street. It later shifted to its current location followed by its original patrons and new fans. The venue has quite a history being the train depot in the area. Over the years the restaurant has not only gathered the acclaim of fans but also critics and has won awards for its culinary brilliance. Do try their breakfast tacos and also their happy hour system, both of which you can learn about on their website. They even entertain with live music every Friday. For catering and private event information do contact the venue.
This ultra-casual bar called La Tuna Grill provides the perfect backdrop for drinking a few brews, getting a little sun and seeing a lot of local color. A few tables are inside, but most of the action takes place on the patio, under a canopy of huge pecan trees. For a list of beers, ask the bartender or just look at the bottle caps blanketing the patio. Delicious food on the menu is a big draw, too. This is also a family friendly establishment, offering a kids menu.
At 750 feet above the ground, atop the Tower of the Americas, a memorable experience awaits you! Offering sweeping vistas of the city skyline and an elegant ambiance, the Chart House restaurant, is the perfect place for a romantic dining experience. The menu at this popular chain restaurant includes some of the best local and international seafood dishes and wines to go with it. There are also several steaks and large cuts of beefs to choose from. If you are not in a mood for a meal, do not worry. Grab a stool at Bar 601, order a drink and soak in the charming view of downtown San Antonio.
Located at Tower of the Americas, Chart House Restaurant has been serving exceptional seafood and top steaks since 1961. The food is outstanding and the quantities are large. Also try their miso salmon, crab cakes, mac and cheese and coconut shrimp. Their staff and service is much appreciated and they are very attentive. One thing you do not want to miss when dining here is the amazing view of the city. Save enough room for the sinful desserts! They also offer their spectacular space for private events and celebrations. Call ahead for more information.
Hot Joy is a trendy restaurant that serves a blend of Chinese and Japanese casual food and fast food, and introduces an element of fun into Asian cuisine. The tangy Asian fried items and dishes are relished while seated in their hip dining room with bright red walls and dim lighting. Popular dishes include Glass Noodle Spring Rolls, Dirty Fried Rice, Double Miso Ramen and Shrimp Ceviche with Cincalok tiger’s milk and green papaya. A few of the dishes also have Mongolian and Vietnamese influences. Guests with peanut and shellfish allergies need to inform the management so that they can tailor the food to suit the customers' dietary requirements.
Liberty Bar's menu and the wine list boast some unique and tasty selections. You can't go wrong with any meal they serve. Don't pass up any of the chicken dishes, the chilled green bean salad, or the homemade breads and desserts. The bar portion of the restaurant draws an eclectic and lively crowd in the evenings. Be sure to pop in for brunch on the weekends.
Head over to the Southtown neighborhood for something different at this brewpub. The huge copper brewing tanks here figure prominently, and a sizable patio offers a view of the tranquil river. Along with the variety of beers, it offers standard bar fare such as burgers and chicken wings, as well as a few surprises including sautéed chicken and artichokes and grilled salmon. Try a four-ounce sample of the Smoked Dark Ale or the creamy Stout.
Located in the heart of Southtown, Rosario's is packed every night. It can pack in even more now that they are in a larger (but just as lively) location just a block from where the restaurant used to be. Sip on a perfectly crafted frozen Margarita as you enjoy enchiladas, carne guisada, pork tips and so much more. Do not miss Rosario's on Friday nights, when it offers entertainment by some of the best bands in South Texas. Get there early to snag a table and enjoy dinner, then prepare to dance yourself silly.