Dough Pizzeria Napoletana is one of San Antonio's favorite pizza spots. Pizza is cooked to perfection in an oven imported from Italy, and served in a casual atmosphere. Kids can even roll out their own pizza dough, so it's a great dining option for families. One of their most popular pies is the Pork Love, which is topped with salami, sausage, pancetta, tomato sauce, and house-pulled mozzarella. For dessert, the Nutella panini is definitely worth saving room for. Although it's on the expensive side for pizza, you get what you pay for in terms of quality and service.
Located in Market Square, this San Antonio oldie-but-goodie has been a favorite of both locals and tourists since 1946. The Mexican specialties such as Chile Rellenos, Huevos Rancheros and the huge combination platters are excellent, and the atmosphere truly takes you south of the border. Nowhere else will you be serenaded by mariachis while enjoying chorizo and eggs or an eight-ounce rib eye. But be sure to have a tip ready for the entertainers; they want to enjoy a meal later as well. Finally, do not miss the panaderia (bakery) for fresh breakfast pastries, Mexican breads and sweet rolls.
The Friendly Spot lives up to its name, providing an inviting place for patrons - and their kids and pets - to hang out. This family-friendly ice house even has a play area where parents can watch their kids play while enjoying a drink from their menu of 250 bottled beers. Dogs are welcome too, so bring the whole family and enjoy the sunshine. From time to time, you'll be treated to a movie on their huge projection screen. Their menu features tasty bar snacks like sandwiches, hot dogs, and nachos. Factor in the friendly service, and this place really is a perfect place to enjoy a Lone Star on a beautiful day.
Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse serves delectable dishes in an elegant atmosphere. Various meats are cut at your table and you can build the perfect side from the salad bar. The Fraldinha is one of the most popular menu options - it has an incredible amount of flavor. The ambiance is upscale without being stuffy - the perfect venue for a any special occasion.
This ultra-casual bar called La Tuna Grill provides the perfect backdrop for drinking a few brews, getting a little sun and seeing a lot of local color. A few tables are inside, but most of the action takes place on the patio, under a canopy of huge pecan trees. For a list of beers, ask the bartender or just look at the bottle caps blanketing the patio. Delicious food on the menu is a big draw, too. This is also a family friendly establishment, offering a kids menu.
With a seasonal menu of creative dishes by Chef Bruce Auden, Biga on the Banks is one of San Antonio's favorite fine dining restaurants. The dining room is elegant and warm, featuring yellow and red tones and wooden sculptures throughout. Entrees are mainly American meat and seafood dishes, including the seared mahi-mahi and beef rib eye. The atmosphere is perfect for a romantic dinner. They also cater, so you can have their delicious food at your special event.
Best known for its tempting menu and its romantic setting, Grey Moss Inn is worth the short drive out of the city. Dine by candlelight on fresh seafood or on a perfectly grilled steak. Enjoy cocktails or dessert by the crackling fireplace or on the tree-lined patio. Thoughtfully, the chef prepares both heart-healthy and vegetarian dishes in addition to the meat-centric menu. Reservations are strongly recommended. Private banquet rooms are available.
Palmer Grille At The Clubhouse is a lavish breakfast and lunch restaurant that is located in the Palmer clubhouse within the beautiful La Cantera Resort & Spa. The interiors are nicely done with some plush leatherette seating and large windows that provides some amazing views of the golf course and the nearby surroundings. The atmosphere is elegant and sophisticated. Perfect to have some delectable continental breakfast or lunch with family, friends or simply discuss business.
This restaurant is a great place to enjoy cocktails and good food with family or friends. Located in La Cantera Resort and Spa, this restaurant has a very fresh, lively vibe. You can enjoy made-to order food at this restaurant with a beer in a relaxed environment. They serve food and drinks at their indoor as well as outdoor seating. Korean style wings, seasonal greens, house guacamole, salads, tacos and sandwiches are on the menu at this elegant and trendy restaurant.
Situated in La Cantera Resort and Spa, this restaurant has the most stunning view of the Texas country hillside. The posh and classy interiors gives this restaurant a very edgy vibe to have a meal. There are salads, soups, sandwiches on the lunch menu whereas, the dinner menu comprises of tomato mozarella, geilled chicken rigatoni, roasted sea bass and shrimps as well as BBQ shrimps. The open hill facing view of this restaurant is perfect to have a romantic dinner with your partner while enjoying some nice wine and cocktails.
Looking for a eatery to dig into delectable charcuterie? Try the elegant and posh Bocado, housed in the high-end La Canterra Resort & Spa. They are known to offer some of the finest charcuterie with one of the best smoked meats, snacks and gourmet cheeses. Duck Pastrami, Jalapeno Sausage, Spanish Chorizo and American Blue are some of the recommended delicacies. As for desserts, sweet tooth lovers can sample the delicious Chocolate Truffle Trio. Since tables tend to get filled up quickly, it would be advisable to reserve in advance.