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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You haven’t truly experienced Texas until you’ve visited the hallowed grounds of the Alamo. Established in 1718 as the Mission San Antonio de Valero, the building is best known as the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a 13-day...
303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Pearl was founded in 1881 as a traditional brewery. These days, however, the bustling complex is less about beer than its 15 restaurants, dozen-plus retailers, and numerous family-friendly events, including a twice-weekly farmers’ market....
2427 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213, USA
La Fogata offers traditional Mexican cuisine in a convivial atmosphere, with a large patio dining area that's wonderful in the evening. They're perhaps best known for their margaritas, so bring friends and make the most of it! Also, if you're a...
146 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
From the moment you walk into Acenar, the cavernous, modern space tells you this isn't your average South Texan-Mexican restaurant. Here, dishes are a little spicier, drinks are a little more alluring, and the atmosphere is definitely more...
421 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
The dinner menu at Boudro's Texas Bistro is a perfect blend of bistro cuisine and Texan sensibilities. Journey to the riverside for a platter of Gulf shellfish, crab enchiladas, or mesquite-grilled Texas quail. Holiday travelers needn't worry...
526 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You didn't come to Texas to eat small salads in petite dining rooms, did you? The Republic of Texas restaurant preserves the state's larger-than-life reputation by offering exactly what visitors expect: half-pound burgers, huge fajita plates, and...
110 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78204, USA
Dozens of artists from a myriad of backgrounds and cultures—American, Texan, Mexican, Latin American—sell their work at the San Angel Folk Art gallery in San Antonio. The gallery is stocked with paintings, ceramics, paperwork, textiles, glass, and...
16350 Blanco Rd #103, San Antonio, TX 78232, USA
If you're looking for a casual lunch without wandering too far into San Antonio's bustling downtown, River Tree Bistro's homemade cuisine will impress. Their Spanish paella is locally celebrated, and unlike the salad menu at many restaurants,...
6989 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA
Dough Pizzeria makes use of fresh ingredients to produce a pizza for which people are willing to wait. And, while there's no shortage of barbecue in Texas, Dough offers a large number of vegetarian options (salads, pizzas). Also available are...
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