SABOR Staff Restaurant Picks

1. La Margarita Restaurant and Oyster Bar

Lively Market Square eatery with sizzling fajitas, seafood, margaritas, mariachis and patio dining.
120 Produce Row, San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 227-7140
(recommended by Lupe)

2. Mexican Manhattan

Veteran Tex-Mex spot featuring classic fare, margaritas, happy hour and a patio overlooking the river.
110 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-3913
(recommended by Lupe and Faith)

3. Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia

Landmark Mexican cafe and bakery with classic fare, margaritas and mariachis in festive digs open 24/7.
218 Produce Row, San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 225-1262
(recommended by Alex, Faith, Tomme, Terri H, Keith)

4. Rosario's Mexican Cafe Y Cantina

Lively local chain serving classic and creative Mexican dishes, plus cocktails, in a trendy setting.
9715 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
(210) 481-4100
(recommended by Yolanda and Mary)

5. Sorrento Ristorante

Italian restaurant offering Pizza, Seafood, Pasta, and more. Specializing in traditional cuisine.
5146 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 824-0055
(recommended by Tammy)

6. Schilo's Delicatessen

Veteran German deli serving hearty sandwiches, soup and homemade root beer in a 19th-century building.
424 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-6692
(recommended by Tammy and Yolanda)

7. Bohanan’s Prime Steak and Seafood

Chic eatery serving American fare in an old-world setting with a cocktail lounge, patio and live jazz
219 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 472-2600
(recommended by Karen and Danielle)

8. The Palm Restaurant

High-end steakhouse fare, seafood and diverse wines in clubby surrounds
233 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 226-7256
(recommended by Karen)

9. Le Frite Belgian Bistro

A cozy spot with outdoor tables serves classic mussels and fries, simple French fare, wine and beer
728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-7555
(recommended by Karen)

10. Feast Restaurant

American Cuisine with a Mediterranean Flaire -Stylish New American eatery with an eclectic menu, unique cocktails, patio dining and a buzzy brunch.
1024 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 354-1024
(recommended by Suzanne and Karen)

11. Bliss

Inspired New American fare, charcuterie, wine and beer in a stylishly restored former filling station
926 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 225-2547
(recommended by Suzanne)

12. Lüke

John Besh’s chic brasserie offers French-German fare with New Orleans touches, a raw bar and a patio
125 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 227-5853
(recommended by Karen)

13. Bite

Stylish eatery featuring French-Chilean small plates served in colorful, artsy surrounds
1012 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 532-2551
(recommended by Karen)

14. Boiler House Texas Grill and Wine Garden

Industrial-chic eatery offers gourmet American dishes and fine wines in an open, airy historic venue
312 Pearl Pkwy Bldg 3, San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 354-4644
(recommended by Karen)

15. Hot Joy

Happening locale with eclectic, colorful decor offers creative Asian dishes and cocktails
1014 south Alamo Street, 78210
(210) 368-9324
(recommended by Danielle)

16. Bella on the River

Mediterranean fare, pizza, steaks, wine, live piano jazz and outdoor dining.
106 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 404-2355
(recommended by Patricia)

17. Texas de Brazil - Brazilian Steak House

Upscale Brazilian eatery featuring all-you-can-eat grilled meat carved tableside and a salad bar.
313 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 299-1600
(recommended by Mary)

18. Morton's The Steak House

Upscale chain for aged prime beef, seafood and other traditional steakhouse fare in a clubby space
300 E Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 228-0700
(recommended by Mary)

19. De Wese's Tip Top Café

Homestyle cafe with neon and knotty pine serving chicken-fried steak and pie in cozy digs since 1938
not immediately down town but on Fredericksburg Rd.
2814 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201
(210) 732-0191
(recommended by Faith)

20. Boudro's Texas Bistro - on the river walk

Hip New American bistro with wood-grilled steaks, seafood, tableside guacamole, cocktails and a patio
421 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-8484
(recommended by Dora)

21. The Guenther House on Alamo

Art nouveau home at Pioneer Flour Mills with homey American and Tex-Mex fare, brunch and outdoor dining. 205 E Guenther St, San Antonio, TX 78204
(210) 227-1061
(recommended by Tomme)

22. Casa Rio on the River Walk

Pioneering River Walk destination with classic Tex-Mex fare, margaritas and outdoor dining since 1946.
430 E Commerce St. San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 225-6718
(recommended by Mary)

23. County Line RiverWalk

Classic BBQ in a road house like setting with live music and a patio
111 W. Crockett St. #104, San Antonio, TX
(210) 229-1941
(recommended by Steven)

24. Paesanos

Restaurant breaks the boundaries of traditional Italian cuisine to explore modern Mediterranean specialties.
111 W Crockett St Ste 101, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 227-2782
(recommended by Angela)

25. Acenar

Lisa Wong (of Rosario’s fame) launches the most innovative contemporary Mexican restaurant and bar on San Antonio’s River Walk
146 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 222-2362
(recommended by Angela)

26. Liberty Bar

Window-filled eatery and bar in a restored convent serving unique American fare all-day.
1111 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 227-1187
(recommended by Angela)

27. Chart House

High-end chain eatery serving seafood and steakhouse fare in a classy setting with view.
739 E César E. Chávez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-3101
(recommended by Angela)

28. Bluestar Brewing Company

Eclectic microbrewery with an array of craft beers, upscale pub fare, live music and an outdoor deck.
1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 212-5506
(recommended by Angela)

29. Esquire Tavern

Inspired drinks and pub grub in vintage digs with a patio and the longest wooden bar top in Texas.
155 E Commerce St., San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 222-2521
(recommended by Angela)