25 Essential Medical Center Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now
Whether you work or live in the neighborhood, or maybe just find yourself in the area, these one-of-a-kind Medical Center restaurants are totally worth visiting.
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5500 Babcock Rd Ste116, (210) 462-9100, facebook.com/SANANTONIORAMENIN
This chill strip-mall joint gives you access to a solid bowl of ramen. Choose your base (the spicy Tokyo miso is a favorite) and add your toppings so you can have it just like you like it. There’s also a variety of small bites like seafood gyoza, salted edamame and takoyaki.
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8132 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 290-8003, facebook.com
Stop by during lunch to take advantage of the buffet of tasty Mediterranean fare with an Iraqi influence. There’s even a breakfast buffet on Sundays! Be sure to have a cup of the lentil soup, trust us. There’s also fun events that include live DJs and belly-dancing.
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9502 Frontage Rd #101, 210) 593-9300, facebook.com/210ceviche
This seafood cocina has all the Mexican fare you love – tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas and of course ceviche! Start off with some aguachile for the table and order up whatever sounds good. Let’s be honest, it’s all good. Complete your meal with a cocktail, we’ll leave the choice up to you.
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5145 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 340-5039, oldsmokehouse.net
For some solid barbecue without leaving the neighborhood, you’ll be wise to stop by Old Smokehouse. While the wood-paneled space is a bit of a throwback, you’ll get the freshest of smoked meats here. Make sure to pair your meat of choice with hearty sides that will make your meal whole.
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8783 Wurzbach Road, (210) 592-1211, tandoorpalacerestaurant.com
Get your fix of North Indian fare when you dine in at Tandoor Palace. Found on Wurzbach, this homey spot is known for its scrumptious takes on tandoor dishes as well as vegetarian and meat entrees, so there’s something for everyone.
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Alamo Biscuit Co. & Panaderia
9630 Huebner Road Suite 103, (210) 265-5585, alamobiscuitco.com
Though still a new addition to SA’s food scene, ABC has already made an impression on local foodies. Celebrate the most important meal of the day with breakfast tacos or biscuit flights, or stop by during lunch for biscuit sandwiches like the Crispy Chicken.
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Dallah Mediterranean Cuisine
5450 Babcock Road #112, (210) 233-9574
With so many Mediterranean restaurants in the city, Dallah is just that good, remaining a standout spot for the cuisine through the years. The Babcock Road outpost serves up favorites like gyro plates, kebabs and shawarma, and makes it so delicious. Come and try it for yourself.
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Sangria On the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
With speciality sangria flights as a must-order, Sangria On the Burg is truly heaven-sent. Perfect for brunch and a solid choice otherwise, this Fredericksburg outpost lets you munch on delicious options like BBQ sliders and brisket tacos while downing all the booze you desire. Be sure to snag a table on the patio to live your best life.
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8474 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesatx.com
Visit this strip mall gem during the buffet – offered during lunch and dinner – for authentic flavors that you won’t be able to get enough of (until you’re stuffed, that is). Specializing in North Indian dishes, India Palace serves up all the classics – think chicken curry and chicken tikka masala – and does it damn well.
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5500 Babcock Road Ste. 102, (210) 960-9999, kababchigrill.com
A sister cafe to the neighboring Shisha Cafe, Kababchi Grill brings you quality Middle Eastern cuisine with an Iraqi focus. That means you’ll get to enjoy an eclectic mix of Arabic, Turkish and Persian flavors. Order the shawarma or kafta, you’ll be glad you did.
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