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Top 10 Restaurants In San Antonio Everyone NEEDS To Try

Whether you’re visiting the Alamo City for a vacation or are looking for something to spice up your daily routine, I have compiled a list of restaurants you should try. These are in no way the only great restaurants in the city, but they are a fantastic starting point! In no particular order, here are the top 10 restaurants in San Antonio.

Bakery Lorraine

Founded by 2 chefs from the Bay Area, Bakery Lorraine is probably most popular for it’s delectable French macaroons. Contrary to popular belief, it also boasts many other pastries such as croissants and teacakes, as well as breakfast and lunch sandwiches in case you desire something heavier to try.

Maybelle’s Donuts

A specialized bakery located in a food hall, Maybelle’s Donuts satisfies your sweet tooth. With flavors such as lemon poppy seed and sea salt chocolate, you can sit and try all the creations they have to offer. Their fried cinnamon roll is another great choice. Plus, you can order ice cream with your treats as well. If you go to any of these top 10 restaurants in San Antonio, make sure you go to this one.


Nestled in the Pearl Brewery, Cured offers a variety of charcuterie to pair with cheese and wine. The meat is cured in a special temperature controlled case right in the restaurant, making the experience intimate. Choose from a selection of meats as well as dinner plates. The po’boy and fried oysters are a hit at this spot.

SILO Terrace Oyster Bar

If you are looking for your seafood fix, do not fret. SILO Oyster Terrace Bar offers all the great dishes you want, from lobster and oysters to grilled red fish and sandwich plates. Come sample an island of seafood in the middle of Texas.

B Daddy’s Barbecue

B Daddy’s brings the best of Texas barbecue to one place. If you want fall off the bone beef ribs and tender brisket, you should take a trip here. Most patrons order chopped or sliced brisket sandwiches, but you are able to buy ribs, brisket, and chicken by the pound as well as standard sides, too.

Green Vegetarian

Green is the restaurant to go to if you want to get fresh vegan/vegetarian food. Most of the ingredients are either locally sourced or grown in the restaurant’s garden. All foods are Kosher and, even if you don’t consider yourself a veggie adorer, the food is good enough to satisfy even the most stubborn meat lovers.

Hot Joy

Hot Joy is best known around town for its selection of ramen. Located downtown, it also boasts an array of Asian eats that are definitely worth a try. Make sure you make a stop after visiting some sights in the area.

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Dough Pizzeria Napoletana

Offering award-winning food, Dough is the spot if you are craving authentic Neapolitan pizza. Most known for their margherita pizzas, everything is made with fresh toppings and roasted in a fire oven. Also worth it are their fresh salads and desserts.

Taqueria Datapoint

This taqueria has a variety of tacos to select from as well as standard, delicious Mexican plates. It’s a great place to visit when you want some grub at a reasonable price. When it comes down to breakfast tacos or street tacos, why choose? ¿Por qué no los dos?


If you are looking for another place to get some dessert, check out Kuma. This spot offers Hong Kong Style waffles with a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings for you to choose from. Let your imagination fly as you explore all the combinations you can create. The space is small and typically packed, so make sure you get there early.

Let us know what you think of these top 10 restaurants in San Antonio in the comments below!
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