3602 SE Military Drive, San Antonio, TX, US, 78223
- Phone: (210) 798-5000
- Fax: (210) 798-0546
This new Chinese food restaurant, located on the River Walk, boasts a recently refurbished interior but retains an older exterior that belies its young age. Puzzles of Chinese landmarks adorn the walls, and Chinese music is piped in via a boom box. Sze-Chuen touts over 20 daily lunch specials. General chicken, kung pao chicken and sweet and sour pork are just a few of the many items on the menu. What Sze-Chuen lacks in atmosphere, it makes up for in the quality and amount of food that you get for your money. It is a popular place for businessmen at lunch, but the restaurant has plenty of seating, and it is rare that you have to wait for a table.
For some fun food and a relaxed time, Esquire Tavern presents a good variety. The ambiance is cool and casual to hang out with friends and loved ones. Some of the items on the menu feature steak salads, bison burgers, umami burger, hinano burger and the garlic crispy crouton. The unique mixes of cocktails and fresh juices are great company with your meals. The desserts are a great way to end the meals. Take advantage of the happy hours when celebrating. Call ahead for more information.
A French classic, Lüke San Antonio is one place that cannot be missed. The ambiance is vintage that is great for intimate dinners and the service is professional. Some of the items you would want to try here are the seafood gumbo, crab/lobster cannelloni, shrimp au gratin, gulf crab meat, and lots more. The full bar offers a great variety of cocktails and drinks that you can accompany with your meals. For private parties and catering services, you may want to consider their venue for unforgettable memories.
Citrus is a simple restaurant in Hotel Valencia overlooking the scenic River walk, serving tasty New American and Spanish cuisines. The interiors are simple yet welcoming. A large hall with rows of long tables decorated with flowers and straight backed chairs create a formal ambiance. Try the Texas farmed chicken, roasted bluefoot chanterelle, spaghetti squash or the oven roasted gulf snapper. For the dessert, the dark chocolate gateau, chocolate gelato, vanilla anglaise or an ice cream trio of mango-coconut, pineapple and lime are all highly recommended.
The V Bar in Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is just next door to Citrus restaurant. This shining black bar adorned with comfortable leather black stools is the best place to stop by for a drink. With an elegant ambiance, the spacious bar offers intimacy and comfort levels like no other in the city. If you're hungry try something from their delightful Spanish cuisine. Walk to the adjoining terrace overlooking the River walk and enjoy your drink in the scenic surroundings.
Sushi Zushi is a neighborhood favorite for sushis. The Japanese and fusion cuisine that is much appreciated here, offers you dishes like the soft-shell crab, San Antonio roll, river walk roll, gyoza, tuna tar, sushi rolls and more. The ambiance is classy with an attentive and warm service. Accompany your meals with a cocktail of your choice from the extensive bar. For more information and reservations, call ahead.
This Texas steakhouse, with its mesquite-grilled steaks, chicken and shrimp, has quickly become a favorite among San Antonio's business and leisure diners. John Wayne would have felt right at home here in this large but cozy steakhouse, reminiscent of a modern-day ranch house. While you're waiting to be seated, grab a handful of peanuts and start munching. Don't worry about the empty shells, though; that's what the floor is there for. A full bar and hearty wine list complement the beef-oriented menu. Start off with a cup of steak soup and then cut into a 16-ounce TXLC Smoked Sirloin, an 18-ounce Texas T-bone or Rattlesnake Pasta and Trail Quail!
Here's a place where you won't feel you've had enough once you start digging into the authentic Mexican cuisine. Check out the Fajita Nachos served with Iron Cactus cheese blend or the Roasted Poblano Caesar Salad dressed in the signature Poblano Caesar dressing and red chilly and garlic croûtons, to boost your appetite. If you've been watching your calories, the Guiltless Low Carb Fajitas, a beef/chicken preparation wrapped in lettuce is just for you. The Iron Cactus is a stylish option for special events or business luncheons.
A small awning above a rosemary-green door gives the only indication that this little Italian restaurant has carved out some space on the River Walk. If you're having trouble finding Dolores Del Rio, just follow the smell of garlic or look for the crowd of people waiting to get in. Warm candlelight casts lazy shadows on the white rock walls and low ceilings settle over intimately fixed tables. Add in some live jazz music and belly dancing and you've got one of the most romantic, one-of-a-kind restaurants in the city. Almost anything you order is guaranteed to be delicious. Try Linguini with Asparagus, Mostacolli with Meatballs or Stefania's Gorgonzola Pasta at this truly unique eatery.
Las Canarias is located inside one of San Antonio's most historic hotels, Omni La Mansion del Rio. It offers formal, courtyard and patio dining in addition to providing room service for hotel guests. Renowned chef Scott Cohen, who was formally trained in France, strives to provide food and service that goes beyond guests' expectations. Chef's specialty, grilled swordfish is a must. The restaurant also offers burgers and fries for the kids. A full bar and an extensive wine selection are also on hand. Locals flock to the restaurant to enjoy Sunday brunch. Reservations are highly recommended for this meal.
This is one of the more elegant places to eat on the River Walk. As you walk by this restaurant, you cannot help but notice the mission-like colonnade entrance that beckons you to enter. The outdoor patio seating surrounds a beautiful, large wrap-around bar, which anchors this restaurant. The food here is described as eclectic New American and compliments the surroundings nicely. The menu is rounded out with unique selections of pasta, poultry, pork and top-grade beef. Although most of the entrees are excellent, waiters tend to push the ever-popular pecan-crusted chicken in an apple/brandy/butter sauce.
If you know that "TKO" means "technical knockout," then you're in the right place. Every boxing event, along with other major sports events, is televised on a 60-inch TV screen, as well as on others TVs strategically located throughout the bar.