March 08, 2018 Slideshows » Food & Drink, Arts

16 Female-Owned San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now 

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Who run the world? Girls! (Beyoncé said so.) While we have no doubt that there's more, we gathered a list of San Antonio restaurants, bakeries and bars (including a brewery and ice house) that are all run by badass boss ladies.
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Brew’s Lee Tea
4009 Broadway St,
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Frances Lee and co. are busy whipping up house-made bubble teas at this Boardwalk on Broadway hot spot (next to Chocollazo!).
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Bakery Lorraine
Multiple locations,
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Anne Ng, along with husband Jeremy Mandrell and business partner Charlie Biedenharn, has kept San Antonio happy with colorful and tasty macarons, beautiful tarts and perfectly laminated croissants.
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Multiple locations,
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Lisa Wong has shared the gospel of Tex-Mex in Southtown, the Northside and at the airport.
Photo via Instagram / rosariossa
Bird Bakery
5912 Broadway St, (210) 804-2473,
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We’ll call her by her name, any time. Elizabeth Chambers opened Alamo Heights Bird Bakery in 2012. The cute-as-can-be shop has grown to include a location in Dallas as of last year.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337,
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Southtown’s Friendly Spot is only as friendly as its leading lady, Jody Newman, who’s bringing the patio bar concept to the city’s Southside later this year.
Photo via Instagram / southtownsatx
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The Good Kind
312 Pearl Parkway, Building 6, (210) 455-2834,
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An extension of TimtheGirl, The Good Kind is Tim McDiarmid’s second project that brings healthy, sustainable eats to the Bottling Department Food Hall.
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4013 Broadway St, (210) 776-3963,
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Mary Collazo, along with head baker Jenni Williams, has been delighting chocolate lovers with house-made, over-the-top desserts since her food truck days.
Photo via Instagram / kodymelton
Künstler Brewing
302 E Lachapelle, (210) 688-4519,
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Head brewer Vera Deckard is packing in people at this South Flores brewery with unique flavors like the fruity Hawaiian Fog.
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1012 S Presa St, (210) 532-2551,
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Chef Lisa Astorga-Watel is having to share her kitchen with husband and lauded chef Damien Watel, but the chef has held it down at Bite since 2012.
Photo via Instagram / nicholaskjos
Honeysuckle Tea Time
Multiple locations,
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Cute milkshakes aside, the fierce sisters behind Honeysuckle Tea Time, Sara and Olivia Hinojosa, are spreading desserts across San Antonio, one tricked-out cake at a time.
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The Point Park & Eats
24188 Boerne Stage Rd, (210) 251-3380,
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Led by Denise Aguirre, the food truck park has helped launch several businesses out of their Boerne Stage Road outpost.
Photo via Instagram / foodhefner
5 Points Local
1017 N Flores St, (210) 267-2652,
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Opened by Lisa Avestas of The Cove, 5 Points local has been sustainable, gluten-free, veggie friendly fare with a side in-house yoga since 2016.
Photo via Instagram / eatdrinkandberichard
11255 Huebner Rd, (210) 641-5222,
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As the third owner of Brindles Awesome Ice Creams, Jenn White is keepings things local and delicious at this Huebner Oaks shop.
Photo via Instagram / sacurrent
Pharm Table
106 Auditorium Cir, Inside the Radius Building, (210) 802-1860,
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Vegetable-forward, Ayurvedic and inventive, Pharm Table is the brainchild of Elizabeth Johnson, a former Culinary Institute of America instructor and perennial boss lady.
Photo via Instagram / pharmtable
Los Barrios
4223 Blanco Rd, (210) 732-6017,
Photo via Instagram / losbarriosrestaurant
Since its inception in 1979, Los Barrios has been a female-led endeavor first launched by Viola Barrios. Nowadays, Diana Barrios Trevino has grown the restaurant to include La Hacienda, Viola’s Ventanas and La Hacienda Scenic Loop.
Photo via Instagram / losbarriosrestaurant
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Dignowity Kolaches
1629 E Houston St, (210) 320-1055,
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Owned by sisters Lupita Rivero and Silvia Alcaraz, the shop is an extension of their first venture Cocina Heritage Catering, which they still operate.
Photo via Instagram / eatkolaches
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