This is a little list of my favorite places to go in San Antonio.

  • Jacala’s Mexican Restaurant – www.jacala.com
  • Rita’s Fiesta Cafe on Bandera Rd has the best tacos in town!  There’s also a great pandaria next to it.
  • Fina’s Kitchen on Hildebrand and Blanco – Their Caldo de Pollo is awesome!
  • Deco Pizza has excellent brunch
  • Big Bob’s Burgers on Hildebrand near San Pedro for great burgers, beer, and live music, and an ice cream parlour next door.
  • Fiesta Produce on West Ave if you just need some good fresh produce
  • La Fogata on Vance Jackson for great margaritas and good food
  • El Rafas on Hildebrand for some good Tex Mex enchiladas
  • Rios on Fred Rd. for barbacoa on the weekends
  • Chris Madrid’s on Blanco between Hildebrand and Fulton
  • Blanco Cafe near Fulton
  • Viva Pho has the best pho in town, at West Ave & N.W. Military
  • Pico de Gallo downtown next to UTSA is always excellent for a group and lunch.
  • Mi Tierra for some late night dining, open 24×7
  • The Cove www.thecove.us (Hipsters and Families.  The 3rd Thursday wine tasting and 4th Thurs beer tasting are always fun)- Cypress & San Pedro  Great bison burgers and sweet potatoe fries.
  • The Annex – good cheap drinks and fun people (club)
  • Main Street Pizza on Main by SAC Always damn good pizza!!  (Under $10 for lunch; drink, salad, and a personal pizza)
  • El Siete Mares for some excellent drinks and great seafood.  The best ceviche in town! Across from Our Lady of the Lake university on Commerce.
  • AA drive in on Commerce Saturdays for .99 house burgers delightfully simple.
  • Taco Haven, great tortilla soup!
  • Panchitos on McCollough, everything here is delicious!
  • Tip Top Cafe on Fredericksburg Rd for some good Chicken Fried steak and onion rings.  Save room for dessert, their pies are the best.
  • Plaza mexican restaurant is an excellent spot for breakfast.