February 11, 2016

21 Essential Fredericksburg Restaurants You Should’ve Tried By Now

You've probably driven by them a hundred times, but a goldmine of excellent eats are situated off of Fredericksburg Road.
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Simi's India Cuisine
4535 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 737-3166, simisindiacuisine.com
Simi's India Cuisine is a cozy spot offering tandoori specialties, vegetarian dishes and a sizable lunch buffet. Pair the saag paneer with homemade naan for a cosmic experience. 
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Simi's India Cuisine
4535 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 737-3166, simisindiacuisine.com
Simi's India Cuisine is a cozy spot offering tandoori specialties, vegetarian dishes and a sizable lunch buffet. Pair the saag paneer with homemade naan for a cosmic experience.

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 French Sandwiches 
8448 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-7019, facebook.com/pages/French-Sandwiches
Come to French Sandwiches during your lunch break to enjoy a spartan, but welcoming nook dishing out simple sandwich shop fare with a touch of Vietnamese flair. Branch out of the cream puff territory with a fresh bahn mi. 
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French Sandwiches
8448 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-7019, facebook.com/pages/French-Sandwiches
Come to French Sandwiches during your lunch break to enjoy a spartan, but welcoming nook dishing out simple sandwich shop fare with a touch of Vietnamese flair. Branch out of the cream puff territory with a fresh bahn mi.

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 Aldo's Ristorante Italiano 
8539 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 263-3943, aldossa.com
Situated in a refurbished farmhouse, Aldo's is an upscale destination for classical Italian plates and fine wines. Save room after your main course for a slice of cheesecake. 
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Aldo's Ristorante Italiano
8539 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 263-3943, aldossa.com
Situated in a refurbished farmhouse, Aldo's is an upscale destination for classical Italian plates and fine wines. Save room after your main course for a slice of cheesecake.

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 India Palace 
8474 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesanantonio.com
North Indian favorites are abundant at this popular eatery housed in an informal strip center off Fredericksburg. Spring for the chicken tikka masala with a side of warm vegetable samosas. 
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India Palace
8474 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesanantonio.com
North Indian favorites are abundant at this popular eatery housed in an informal strip center off Fredericksburg. Spring for the chicken tikka masala with a side of warm vegetable samosas.

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 Dry Dock Oyster Bar 
8522 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-3959, drydocktexas.com
The Dry Dock Oyster Bar is a quirky mainstay for solid seafood. You cannot miss this joint's ship-shaped edifice while driving down Fredericksburg. 
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Dry Dock Oyster Bar
8522 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-3959, drydocktexas.com
The Dry Dock Oyster Bar is a quirky mainstay for solid seafood. You cannot miss this joint's ship-shaped edifice while driving down Fredericksburg.

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 Darna 
8132 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 614-1800, darna-grill.com
Find traditional takes on falafel, shawarma and gyros at Darna, a Mediterranean grille adorned with Middle Eastern art.
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Darna
8132 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 614-1800, darna-grill.com
Find traditional takes on falafel, shawarma and gyros at Darna, a Mediterranean grille adorned with Middle Eastern art.

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Mencius' Gourmet Hunan Restaurant
7959 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 615-1288, menciussanantonio.com
Mencius' is a subdued spot for familiar Chinese cuisine. Go for the jalapeño chicken at this medical center staple. 
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Mencius' Gourmet Hunan Restaurant
7959 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 615-1288, menciussanantonio.com
Mencius' is a subdued spot for familiar Chinese cuisine. Go for the jalapeño chicken at this medical center staple.

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Kohinoor
9425 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 314-8692, kohinoorsa.com
Expect a range of classic Pakistani dishes at Kohinoor, a family-owned eatery starring kebab rolls that literally melt in your mouth. 
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Kohinoor
9425 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 314-8692, kohinoorsa.com
Expect a range of classic Pakistani dishes at Kohinoor, a family-owned eatery starring kebab rolls that literally melt in your mouth.

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 Original Blanco Cafe 
7934 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-3233, blancocafe.net
Fantastic service meets quality Tex-Mex digs at the Original Blanco Cafe. Start off your day with a huevos ranchero plate with large coffee. 
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Original Blanco Cafe
7934 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 692-3233, blancocafe.net
Fantastic service meets quality Tex-Mex digs at the Original Blanco Cafe. Start off your day with a huevos ranchero plate with large coffee.

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 Ray's Pizzaria 
5252 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 257-8520, rayspizzaria.com
You'll always get a bang for your buck at Ray's Pizzaria, the former location of Goomba's Pizza. Order a side salad, a huge slice of pizza and a drink for the scanty price of $5.95. 
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Ray's Pizzaria
5252 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 257-8520, rayspizzaria.com
You'll always get a bang for your buck at Ray's Pizzaria, the former location of Goomba's Pizza. Order a side salad, a huge slice of pizza and a drink for the scanty price of $5.95.

Photo via Yelp (Ray’s Pizzaria N.Y. Style)