“Fine Groceries & Prepared Foods” Come shop, eat, sample, drink & explore. Larder is located in Hotel Emma at The Pearl and is a fine food grocery store. They make gourmet prepared foods for those that are on the go and that want healthier options.
“Comfort bar food, organic beer & Tx wine”
They’re located in the Blue Star Arts Complex, which is on the south end of the River Walk. This is a local hangout, with a kickback atmosphere offering a comfort bar food menu and their well known fresh organic beer.
Bus rides to the Spurs Games
Jazz on select nights
There is no ordinary ice cream here! Lick’s menu offers you a multitude of flavors that are all made with no artificial colors, high fructose corn syrup, or preservatives and their ingredients come from local businesses as well! They also offer a couple of vegan flavors.
“Coastal classics influences married with the comfort of Southern Cuisine & a in house Texas brewery”
A modern Texan cross-cultural cuisine combined with southern comfort food is found here in this beautifully restored restaurant that has kept some of the original Pearl Brewery’s architecture. Southerleigh is also known for brewing their own beer and has 21 different beers selections on tap, not to mention an excellent wine selection to pair with your meal.
“Texas Roadhouse serving homemade comfort food”
Josephine Street has been serving up old school comfort food with a full bar and a great wine selection since opening in the old Fincke’s Meat Market in 1979.STEAKS, WHISKY…….nuff said.
Bus Rides to Spurs Games
“Texas Hill country fare”
A 130 year old building that is 1 of 3 original buildings in the historic Pearl Brewery. Serving gourmet Texas Hill Country fare, using only fresh seasonal ingredients from local farms and markets to help create their Texas themed brunch, lunch, and dinner menu. Boiler House’s 120+wine list, 25+Texas craft beers, and an robust Texas-inspired cocktail menu will help you pair your meal with the perfect wine, beer, or cocktail.
A classic steakhouse serving tender prime beef, Akaushi beef, prime aged corn-fed beef and even fresh seafood that is flown in on a regular basis. Bohanan’s also has, The Bar at Bohanan’s, with an evening of live music, cocktails, and is located on the first floor. All this is in a historic building with an old school vibe.
“Great for date night or gathering of family/friends”
Using a farm to table approach with locally sourced ingredients, Stella has created some fantastic menu options to choose from. Here you’ll find a variety of creative wood fire pizzas, signature lamb meatball spaghetti, and wild mushroom mac n cheese just to name a few. Plus you can pick from 20 draft craft beers that are rotated seasonally.
Gluten free options
“Made from scratch creative bar food & house cocktails“
Francis has known to have the largest Irish whiskey selection in S.A. is a modern day Irish Pub with a talented chef that’s pumping out creating homemade comfort food. They also have a full bar with creative cocktails and an excellent draft craft beer selection. The Irish old fashion with Guinness syrup is a must!
Live music on the weekends
“Scratch made Mexican street food”
At this local spot, indulge in their made from scratch Mexican street food and their full bar that includes Mexican cervezas and 100% Agave tequilas with live music.
Live Music / DJ's on certain nights
“Relaxed elegance & fine dining New American cuisine”
A fine dining establishment with an innovative approach to New American cuisine, while providing an elegant and comfortable experience. Biga has been noticed by ZAGAT, Texas Monthly, and continues to be highly recommended by locals.
“Food truck comfort food”
A very relaxing, family friendly beer garden with indoor/outdoor seating and has a kids playground area to enjoy. They have an excellent beer selection, gourmet food trucks, and a full bar with creative cocktails. For sports nights, Burleson has plenty of tv’s, an outdoor area with multiple ping pong tables, and live music on selected nights.
Located in the beautiful and historic Havana Hotel, Ocho is serving Latin influenced dishes that pull from Mexican, Texan, and Cuban roots.
Sushi – Wok – Grill – Cebicheria Owner/Chef Geronimo Lopez has multiple awards under his belt, including “People’s Choice for Best Restaurant at The Pearl”. This Peruvian-Asian restaurant boasts an excellent sushi bar, cocktail lounge, and a simplistic late-night dining menu, as well as a simple kids menu that comes with a free kids drink for 12 years and under.
“Creative chicken wings & creative hot sandwiches”
Located just minutes from the Pearl brewery in an area known as “St. Mary’s strip”. Is this pink lit funky dive that has been a local favorite pumping out delicious fried chicken wings with creative glazes/toppings. Not to mention unique crazy sandwiches to match. While here, if you’re a beer lover, enjoy their excellent craft beer selections.
“A local hangout institution in Southtown for friends, family and pets. They have a playground for the kiddos”
An outdoor garden that provides you with 300 selections of bottle to choose from. Some are local, but are mainly crafted beers. They have 76 taps, bar food, sports and movie nights on a blow up projector screen. They are always kid, family, and pet friendly, hints the name The Friendly Spot!
*NFL Sunday Ticket, NBA League Pass, NCAA Football Game Plan
“Southern comfort food”
Located in the Bottling Department Food Hall, you can find Southern comfort food with a cajun influence and always made with southern love. Bring your appetite and bring a group!
“Fresh comfort food+coffeehouse+craft cocktails”
Coffee house by day & lounge by night. They serve excellent café food, breakfast food all day, sandwiches made with love, various dinner bowls, and snacks all made with fresh local ingredients. Come grab a treat and grab a seat outside for a view of the south end of the River Walk. They are located at Blue Star Arts Complex.
Live jazz music on selected nights!
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“Relaxing environment with a fine dinning experience”
This Texas brasserie has a beautiful open kitchen layout with a live wood fire used to prepare most meals. They only source seasonal, locally grown ingredients. The professional, friendly staff creates a very comfortable dining experience in an elegant atmosphere.
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“Funky creative Asian dishes”
The chefs here describe their food as spicy, funky, and wild, which I must say I definitely agree with. In a beautiful artsy Asian setting, Hot Joy’s Asian dishes, unique cocktails, plus down to earth service will have you coming back for more. They also love keeping us on our toes by rotating their food menu – they never stop surprising us! Hot Joy also has vegetarian and vegan options.
“Classic comfort food and house specialty plates, pizzas & more all made from scratch”
In this beautiful pink convent, you’ll find a made from scratch approach to creating amazing comfort food. You can try goat cheese with Piloncillo- which is a warm, sweet, smokey, sauce that covers creamy goat cheese. Fun standouts like steak tartar, to pizzas, to house-made pastas that are made with fresh, locally grown ingredients. Their full bar offers an excellent draft craft beer selection, great wine options by glass or bottle (every Monday is half price wine bottles ALL DAY/NIGHT), a late-night food menu, and live music on selected nights.
This elegant European style restaurant has a little Texas twist to its menu. They hold 4,000+ wine bottles from around the world and serve classic to creative cocktails. Zinc offers a relaxed, intimate atmosphere and a menu that provides shareable plates to individual gourmet meals.
“Only uses locally sourced ingredients to create healthy delicious comfort food with a beautiful outdoor spacious garden lounge”
Here, their main focus is fresh, healthy, comfort food made with locally sourced ingredients that provide us with cleaner meals. In today’s fast paced world, The Good Kind still wants to provide us with healthy options for those of us on the go. You can order take-out and delivery.
“Scratch made soups, amazing sandwiches, burgers/veggie burger, house specialty plates, fish tacos & more plus homemade desserts”
What started out as a tin sided ice house shack, La Tuna’s restaurant is now behind the shack, and has been giving us a relaxed, family-friendly and local favorite hangout for 25 plus years. They serve up delicious fusions of Tex-Mex, seafood, Cajun, and American classics like burgers, nachos, fish tacos & ice cold beer, of course!
“This place needs to be on Diners Drive-Ins & Dives”
This cozy and super laid back cafe gives you a variety of creative, signature sandwiches to choose from. While also using locally sourced ingredients, they have daily fresh baked bread and unique house made sauces to create their signature sandwiches, which is appreciated in every bite.
“Variety of choices from seafood, steaks, chops & burgers ( you can make into a bison burger) and more”
Since 2000, The Palm has continued to keep it’s relaxing atmosphere while serving steak & seafood options with a great wine & cocktail selection.
“Overnight shipped coastal prime seafood with locally sourced farm-fresh produce”
Rebelle’s menu has shareable or personal dinner options. Fresh coastal seafood is shipped overnight and paired with fresh farm produce from Texas agricultural locales. Located in the historic St. Anthony Hotel, there is free valet parking for diners.
“Featured on Diners Drive-Ins & Dives”
This husband and wife team are kicking out delicious BBQ with a little fun! As a chef that followed his passion for BBQ, he and his wife started out with a food truck, then opened their own restaurant serving dishes like mac & cheese w/chopped brisket, fried chicken, brisket grilled cheese, and more!
BBQ + Southern Kitchen
“Where Charities Hit The Jackpot.”
Tapas, noodle dishes, Ramen, and main dishes are all made from scratch in-house and are authentic Asian cuisines. With a full bar menu that includes local brews, traditional and signature cocktails plus non-alcoholic drink options as well. All while enjoying your experience on their beautiful spacious outdoor or indoor area. Upon receiving your credit card receipt there’s a section where you can donate any dollar amount of your choosing and at the end of the month Cherrity Bar distributes all donations to nonprofit organizations each month!
On the weekends they will have DJ’s playing old school music!
Look out for their yoga night too!
“Authentic East Asian noodle dishes”
Okay, so Ming’s Noodle Bar isn’t exactly in the downtown area, but it’s only 12 minutes just outside of it. Trust me – as a foodie, Ming’s is worth the drive! Ming Qian is bringing her Beijing upbringing to San Antonio, by opening up her restaurant and giving us her creative East Asian noodle dishes. Also, if you are at the Pearl’s Farmers Market, which is at The Pearl Brewery, every Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., you can find “Ming’s Thing” serving up read
Authentic Mexican street food and a margarita that packs a punch! Local chef Johnny Hernandez has one of his gems here in The Pearl for you to experience his love for food.
“Cured meats & charcuterie with influences from Louisiana, Wisconsin & San Antonio”
Located in a beautifully renovated 1904 building, this multiple award winning restaurant offers delicious and creative handcrafted cured foods from charcuterie to pickles. The menu options are perfect for sharing, and Cured is changing the game by constantly finding ways to be better by using regional ingredients and eliminating food waste by creating a number of inventive meals.
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“Contemporary American fine cuisine & an award-winning wine selection”
Bliss is a multiple award winning fine dining restaurant, which includes an award winning wine selection too. They only source fresh seasonal ingredients to create contemporary American fine cuisine courses. You’ll have a relaxed yet elegant experience with flawless service. Come see why the awards keep piling up!
“Homemade elevated bar food and creative cocktails”
Established in 1933, Esquire was opened to celebrate the end of Prohibition. Esquire is a local favorite and is now a laid back, quintessential bar/restaurant with creative food, cold beer, and fantastic unique cocktails on the River Walk.
“Homemade classic & creative hamburgers”
In the Bottling Department Food Hall, Fletcher’s has your classic burgers and more options for those with a little more adventurous taste buds. Delicious burgers, milkshakes and great prices all result in a memorable Fletcher’s experience.
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“Family owned and a Southtown favorite for breakfast, lunch & dinner”
Great simple Mexican food offering breakfast tacos, fajitas, enchiladas, and a full bar with draft beer options. Tito’s has been a Southtown and local favorite for years
With other locations, this one is located minutes outside of downtown San Antonio. For 30+ years, Burger Boy has been pumping out old fashion burgers and crinkle fries! This drive-thru burger joint will make you feel like you went back in time...like in the 1950’s! They have won multiple awards for “ Best Burger “ by local publications.
“Classic Tx Pit BBQ”
“When it’s gone, it’s gone, so come early!” You do not want to miss out on this classic Texas Pit BBQ, Q’n up a few items like peach glazed baby back ribs, classic smoked Creekstone brisket, and sausage. The bar menu features Texas beers, handcrafted cocktails, plus wine. Since family time is important here, there is live music on the weekends, a large outdoor playground, and of course classic Texas BBQ.
“Family owned, Italian restaurant in a unique, casual atmosphere. Everything is homemade!”
This Pizzeria whips up made from scratch Italian meals in a rustic replica of a Tuscan Farmhouse that will make you feel as if you’re in old Italy. Southtown Pizzeria prides themselves on their service just as much as they do their homemade favorites and even their menus are handwritten.
BYOB (for now)
“Open kitchen using only fresh ingredients”
With an open kitchen, you’ll experience a southern style farm-to-table menu with a bistro approach. The service is very professional and manages to also make you feel at home. Enjoy Supper’s bar area for a cocktail, wine, or beer, and which has it’s own fantastic food menu.
“World Famous Fried Chicken.“
Hot and spicy chicken which is mild in spice and magically disappears after a few bites.
Gus’s been featured on shows such as, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, $40 a Day with Rachel Ray and Man v Food.
What started in Memphis and built into a franchise with multiple locations throughout the U.S. and now one here in SA/Southtown!
Besides mouth watering chicken, sides and desserts, they also brought over that sweet, warm Memphis hospitality too!
“Unique and creative cocktails”
Roof top bar with a unique and seductive look, that gives you an amazing city view. Here you’ll find that they took creative cocktails to another level and offer equally matched amazing food.
With other locations, this one is located downtown at the Rand. Here their mission is to provide you with a gathering place for friends, family, or business associates to hold meetings and relax in a casual environment that is part high-tech coffee house and part lounge. Rosella At The Rand provides breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with a full bar.
“Don’t judge a book by the cover”
Opened as a corner market store in 1936 by Charles DeLeon, then after 50 yrs sold it to Mr. & Mrs. Kim. Who since then have added authentic Korean bbq, homemade Mex, and American food all under one roof! Breakfast tacos with in-house made tortillas, in-house made Barbacoa Sat & Sun, in-house made menudo & American sandwich’s with in-house made bread! They have stainless steel picnic tables with built in grills to grill some of their Korean bbq at your table! This is one of those hidden neighborhood family owned gems that have super friendly staff and the owners Mr. & Mrs. Kim will come up to your table to say hi and ask how are you doing!
Korean bbq: All day
BYOB-No setups charge!
Open 7 days a week!
"Fresh seafood with an award winning wine selection”
Upscale seafood destination in the Mokara Hotel with a raw bar plus an excellent wine selection and beautiful Riverwalk views
“Everything made in house Italian meals, sandwiches, pizzas and more!”
In this historic and casual house, which actually makes you feel at home, you’ll find an Italian menu with gourmet sandwiches, wraps, specialty pastas, steaks, pizzas & burgers. Check out their outdoor area with TV’s for sports nights and live music on selected nights.
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“Authentic German food & Beer”
For over 150 years, Beethoven is one of the oldest singing societies in Texas. It’s a fun, family-friendly environment for everyone, and has an event calendar to check out whats going on. This German singing society beer garden/club room hosts live music and authentic German food to enjoy. Be sure to stop by every FIRST FRIDAY ( which is every first Friday of the month ), Oktoberfest, and fiesta to take in all that this German society has to offer.
“Texas bistro, Steak & Seafood”
Boudro’s has been open on the River Walk since 1986, serving delicious steak and seafood options with an enticing wine selection. Do not forget to try their table side guacamole!
This contemporary, multi-level restaurant is serving up an exciting and creative modern take on Tex-Mex. While enjoying your time here you will have a beautiful view of the San Antonio River Walk in a laid back atmosphere. Upstairs, go ahead and kick back at Acenar’s lounge called the Atomic Bar and sip on Latin-style cocktails, signature margaritas, and premium tequilas. There’s also a separate small plate menu to enjoy.
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“Old school DJ’s, amazing, creative scratch made bar food! A true neighborhood hangout with a very friendly staff! I love me some Tucker’s!”
Since 1948 Tucker’s has been a local favorite dive/hangout! Serving scratch made bar food and constantly playing old school music! They have DJ’s playing funky music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s & 90’s! Once here, you will feel like part of their family with plenty of outdoor seating as well.
"Authentic classic Italian”
This was once an actual firehouse, but is now known in Southtown as a very well respected restaurant. Which serves classic Italian meals, and offers an excellent wine selection, unique craft cocktails, as well as having fantastic reviews. Battalion also offers Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten free options.