23 San Antonio restaurants serving classic comfort food

Sometimes, we just need to eat our feelings, because a full stomach can help fill the heart. And there’s no better cure for feeling down in the dumps like a hearty, rib-sticking meal.

While Soul Food and homestyle cooking abound in San Antonio, comfort food doesn’t just mean sticking to Southern favorites. From hearty Italian pastas to warming bowls of pho, these 23 Alamo City eateries offer delicious food good for both the body and soul.
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Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar
2895 Thousand Oaks Dr., (210) 562-3343, sichuandashi.com
Sichuan House owner Kristina Zhao’s second venture Dashi Sichuan Kitchen has made its mark as a local favorite for wining and dining. The menu features a bevy of spicy Sichuanese dishes, but there’s plenty to enjoy for the spice-averse as well. 
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Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar
2895 Thousand Oaks Dr., (210) 562-3343, sichuandashi.com
Sichuan House owner Kristina Zhao’s second venture Dashi Sichuan Kitchen has made its mark as a local favorite for wining and dining. The menu features a bevy of spicy Sichuanese dishes, but there’s plenty to enjoy for the spice-averse as well.
Photo via Instagram / sichuandashi
M.K. Davis Restaurant
1302 N. Flores St., (210) 223-1208, facebook.com/mkdavisrestaurant
Nothing warms the soul quite like some hot gravy. What started in 1956 as some picnic tables and ice-cold beers is now a San Antonio classic with both food and an atmosphere that remains true to the restaurant’s family roots.
Photo via Instagram / mark1226garcia
M.K. Davis Restaurant
1302 N. Flores St., (210) 223-1208, facebook.com/mkdavisrestaurant
Nothing warms the soul quite like some hot gravy. What started in 1956 as some picnic tables and ice-cold beers is now a San Antonio classic with both food and an atmosphere that remains true to the restaurant’s family roots.
Photo via Instagram / mark1226garcia
B & B Tamales and Food To Go
866 W. Mayfield Blvd., (210) 921-0847
Both tamales and barbacoa are solid options at B&B’s. Plus, it’s worth stocking up on food to enjoy later — it’s just as tasty when you reheat it in the comfort of your home. 
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B & B Tamales and Food To Go
866 W. Mayfield Blvd., (210) 921-0847
Both tamales and barbacoa are solid options at B&B’s. Plus, it’s worth stocking up on food to enjoy later — it’s just as tasty when you reheat it in the comfort of your home.
Photo via Google Maps