Restaurants on the River Walk and the Downtown San Antonio area.

Achiote River Cafe

600 E. Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 224-1234
http://www.achioterivercafe.com

 

Hoisin glazed duck quesadillas. Cuban spring rolls. Teriyaki-chipotle chicken sandwiches. And many more inventive, unexpected delights that await your palate. River Walk dining has never seen anything like this. It’s a unique new taste. And an intriguing new Achiote.

Featuring a breathtaking view of the River Walk, our bold color palette imbues the décor with a rich, vibrant feel, while friendly staff offers impeccable service on every visit.

Whether you [...]

Q on the Riverwalk

123 Losoya, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 222-1234
http://www.qriverwalk.com

NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHO INVENTED BARBEQUE. In America, it probably originated during the cattle drives of the 1800s, as chuck wagon cooks tried to tenderize inexpensive cuts of meat for the trail drivers. But the Chinese could lay claim to having a form of BBQ long before America was discovered. As well as the Romans and the Greeks. We’ll never know who really invented it. But what we do know [...]

Bolner’s Meat Market

2900 S. Flores, San Antonio, TX 78204
Phone: (210) 533-5112
http://www.bolnersmeatmarket.com
Bolner Family History
Our great grandfathers, Antonio and Joseph Bolner, immigrated from Tyrol, Italy to Vera Cruz, Mexico in 1881. The brothers came to the Americas as part of an appeal made from President Diaz of Mexico to Italy looking for farmers to tend their hill country. The citizens of Mexico did not appreciate the immigrants working their lands and violence broke out. The Italian immigrants were quickly [...]

Bill Miller’s BBQ

101 W Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 229-9519
http://www.billmillerbbq.com

 

In 1950, on a $500 loan from his father, Bill Miller opened a small poultry and egg business. Three years later Bill Miller Bar-B-Q began as a small fried chicken-to-go restaurant. Fried chicken led to hamburgers and then to barbecue. The second restaurant opened in February of 1963. Today there are 68 Bill Miller Bar-B-Q restaurants.

From the beginning, Bill Miller Bar-B-Q was a family business. Faye Miller served as [...]

Sushi Zushi

203 S. St. Mary’s, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 472-2900
Fax: (210) 472-2902
http://www.sushizushi.com

 

Explore the exotically familiar and the authentically creative as Sushi Zushi fuses Japanese traditions with modern tastes. Dedicated to purists, adventurers and first-timers alike, our masterful chefs select the freshest ingredients and combine them into extraordinary, hand-prepared artistry for the body and soul. Embark on a memorable dining experience, prepared to amaze. Satisfy your appetite and your curiosity as Sushi Zushi balances traditional Japanese roots [...]

El Mercado-Market Square

514 W. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78207
Phone: (210) 207-8600
Fax: (210) 207-4287
www.marketsquaresa.com

The rich culture of San Antonio abounds throughout the plazas of Market Square. A three-block outdoor plaza lined with restaurants, shops and produce stands near San Antonio’s city center, Market Square is the largest Mexican market in the U.S. It is one of America’s top -ten outdoor markets according to Frommer’s. Dozens of shops sell everything from hand-embroidered dresses to leather belts. Market Square’s working artists, [...]

The Monterey

1127 S St. Mary’s San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 745-2581
http://www.themontereysa.com

 

The conversation went something like this: “Hey – let’s build exactly the sort of place where we’d want to hang out.”

The food should be delicious, inexpensive, and a hell of a lot of fun to eat. The beer list should celebrate craft brewers and microbreweries. Our wine list ought to be comprised of varietally-correct, terroir-driven selections that are interesting and affordable. And we’ll open it in the beautiful King William neighborhood, [...]

The Cove

606 W. Cypress San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210-227-2683
http://thecove.us/

The Cove is locally owned & operated by Sam & Lisa Asvestas and a wonderful team.  Our passion is healthy, delicious food and live music.   The Cove restaurant was born in April 2001 as an after thought to a carwash and a coin laundry.  In the beginning we only served  ice cream and hot sandwiches.

As I discovered that I truly enjoyed the hospitality business and food; I continued to [...]

Sam’s Burger Joint

330 E. Grayson St San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone: (210) 223-2830
http://samsburgerjoint.com

 

Sam’s is centrally located just north of downtown San Antonio right next to the Pearl Brewery at Broadway and Grayson. Sam’s has been doing live music in San Antonio for about 11 years but in the last three and a half years they have committed to bringing in top flight bands. Backed by an over $250,000 remodeling project that includes new bar, new restrooms, a green room and [...]

Restaurant Gwendolyn

152 E. Pecan, #100  San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 222-1849
http://www.restaurantgwendolyn.com

 

 

The concept of the restaurant is everything old school, using what they had and doing as they did before the break of the industrial revolution: approximately 1850. This was the last time that food was honest.

There are no blenders, mixers, choppers, ice cream machines, deep
fryers, burr sticks, nor anything else with a motor–nothing with a plug. Food machines with motors made possible an imbalance of diet that had never occurred [...]