Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

10. Make Friends With Pat At Niki's Tokyo Inn 

click to enlarge cityguide2015_covernobleeds.jpg

The notion that hole-in-the-wall, often unsightly joints make for some of the best food couldn't be more true for Niki's Tokyo Inn, an inconspicuous family-owned spot you'll find off West Hildebrand between San Pedro and Interstate 10. Walk in and you're sure to be greeted by head waiter Pat, who with a wide smile and jovial demeanor will usher you to either the standard table seating area, traditional Japanese tatami seating or the sushi bar. Peruse the extensive menu for fresh, no-muss, no-fuss Japanese options, and trust Pat or his wait staff when they suggest going for a chef's choice of sushi. Pat has also been known to treat his loyal customers with little surprises here and there, from off-the-menu rolls to homegrown fruit. 819 W. Hildebrand Ave., (210) 736-5471

See the rest of the list.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Most Popular

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

Read the Digital Print Issue

April 21, 2021

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation