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26 Essential Huebner Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now 

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Whether you live near or work in the Medical Center or call Stone Oak home, you've most likely hit up these spots for a quick lunch, relaxing dinner or happy hour drinks. If you've never eaten at one of these Huebner staples, then you're missing out on some of the best grub in the Northside of San Antonio. What follows is a list of essential restos in the Huebner area you probably should've tried by now.
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Brindles Awesome Ice Cream
11255 Huebner Road, (210) 641-5222,
Homemade ice cream is just what the doctor ordered (Dr. Spaceman, at least), and they’re serving it up in waffle taco shells at Brindles. Choose from gelato, or ice cream and make it a sundae!
Photo via Instagram, natalierodriguez88
Yellowfish Express
16615 Huebner Road, (210) 479-3474
San Antonio-grown Yellowfish now counts three locations to its name (with the original off Wurzbach and a third at The Rim). Yellowfish Express delivers the same sushi rolls and sushi burritos, or Japarritos in a crazy efficient way.
Photo via Instagram, yellowfishsushi
Romelia’s Bakery
11255 Huebner Road, Suite 110, (210) 437-1073
Opened in May 2014 by Monterey natives Romelia Garza and Eduardo Valenzuela-Garibay, the bakery is a playground for head chef Garza to showcase her own style that you won't see in a typical bakery. Don’t miss the pecan meringue treasures.
Photo via Instagram, sacurrent
Gino’s Deli
13210 Huebner Road, (210) 764-0602,
A great Philly cheesesteak from inside a gas station? Yes. Trust us on this one. This grab-and-go spot is perfect for your sandwich cravings, and why not pick up some scratch offs while you’re there?
Photo via Instagram, ginosdeli
King’s Bowl Chinese Restaurant
5727 Babcock Road, (210) 690-8819,
It’s technically off of Babcock, but you’re basically on Huebner anyway. Frequent the spot for Chinese cuisine or swing by for freshly made bubble tea.
Photo via Instagram, san_antonio_foodjunkie
Babe’s Old Fashioned Food
9207 Huebner Road, (210) 561-2222
Babe’s may have four locations throughout San Antonio, but that doesn’t make the Huebner location any less of a gem. Go with a classic juicy burger or venture out a bit with the spicy tender strips, just be sure to wash it down with a bucket o’ beer. With friends, of course.
Photo via Instagram, pkdigitalmarketing
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
11255 Huebner Road #212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd
Flying Saucer is always coming out with new brews, making it a prime spot for beer lovers. And, they're constantly having events, perfect for a fun date night or a lively boys/girls night out.
Photo via Instagram, visinedrip
Texas Hamburger Company
9010 Huebner Road, (210) 699-1189
As one of the best burger spots on the North Side, you’re bound to hit up THC for a juicy burger at some point. Top off your visit with some fried mushrooms and onion rings, trust us.
Photo via Instagram, chrisoviedo
Wildfish Seafood Grille
1834 N. 1604, (210) 493-1600
Sometimes you want to go to Port A without the drive, head to Wildfish and sample some of the best seafood in town. Try the poke!
Photo via Instagram, kenny_kim_eats
Cover-3 San Antonio
1806 N. 1604, (210) 479-9700,
Sports are the star of the show at this Austin-based eatery that welcomes any and all teams to catch a match on one of the dozens of TVs found here. Enjoy contemporary American fare and a list of solid cocktail options.
Photo via Instagram, sanantoniostephanie
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Honchos The House of Churros
5824 Babcock Road, (206) 304-6771
Choose whether to have your churro dipped, filled or frozen at this food truck. Add flavor drips like cajeta or top it off with some bacon for an extra treat.
Photo via Instagram, gohonchos
Kolache Stop
11703 Huebner Road, (210) 558-3900,
Tiny pockets of dough filled with fun combinations are what’s in store at this eatery that closes at 2 p.m. daily (so get there early). We’re fans of the lunch kolaches so Czech them out.
Photo via Instagram, johnoftehdead
Frederick’s Bistro
14439 NW Military Hwy., (210) 888-1500,
An OG in fine dining in San Antonio, Frederick Costa took his concept to the Northside where he still wows with Asian and French fusion dishes.
Photo via Instagram, fredricks_bistro
Rios Barbacoa
1720 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 734-3980
With locations all over San Antonio, you know Rios Barbacoa has a shop near Huebner. Perfect for Sunday mornings when you want to indulge in barbacoa and Big Red, the SA-chain makes getting authentic tacos on the North Side a convenient task. Your hungover self will thank you for stopping by.
Photo via Instagram, alanisgood
Thai Topaz
9386 Huebner Road, Suite 101, (210) 690-6000
Where else can you indulge in guilt-free Thai cuisine? Peeps in the Medical Center love the daily lunch specials under $10.
Photo via Instagram, sacurrent
Papouli’s Greek Grill
11224 Huebner Road, (210) 641-1313
With a number of locations across the city, Papouli’s is known for their fresh ingredients and authentic Greek dishes. The gyro is a must, but don’t skip the Papouli’s tapas sampler with a little bit of everything including dolma, falafel and hummus.
Photo via Instagram, papoulisgreekgrillsa
Ajuua! Mexican Grill
11703 Huebner Road, Suite 208, (210) 877-0600,
Mexican recipes made fresh daily, AND 11 varieties of magaritas are reason enough to visit Ajuua, but have we mentioned the Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.?
Photo via Instagram, mrs_mijares
Luce Ristorante
11255 Huebner Road, Suite 200, (210) 561-9700,
Since 2006, The Strand at Huebner has been blessed with quality Italian fare by way of Neapolitan owner and chef Joe Buonincontri. Stop in for award-winning pizza or enjoy any of the antipasti before dinner.
Photo via Facebook, Luce Ristorante E Enoteca
Reds, Whites & Brews Restaurant
15614 Huebner Road, (210) 493-7599
Since May of 2016, this eatery has kept fans happy with their baked brie and jalapeno, cheesy flatbread and expansive list of wines and regional beers.
Photo via Instagram, moonbeba
El Taco Grill
19211 Huebner Road, Suite 2, (210) 332-9392,
Cheese lovers, this one’s for you. El Taco Grill (which also has a food truck off San Pedro) takes melty Oaxaca cheese and turns it into a cheesy envelope for all your mini tacos. Try it with a cold Mexican Coke.
Photo via Instagram, eltacogrill
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Magnolia Pancake Haus
10333 Huebner Road, (210) 496-0828
Breakfast lovers know you’ve gotta go to Magnolia. Featured on Drive-ins, Diners and Dives, the San Antonio joint delivers fluffy pancakes, loaded omelets and more. Be prepared for a wait.
Photo via Instagram, caitrank_
Capparelli's Pizza and Italian Food
8828 Huebner Road, (210) 690-6036
In the mood for neighborhood Italian fare? Then stop by Capparelli’s for gamberetto (crab-stuffed shrimp) or stick to the classics like manicotti.
Photo via Instagram, professionalbruncherssociety
Festejo Peruvian Grill
7007 Bandera Road, Suite 12, (210) 701-5883
If you’re looking to venture to a different kind of cuisine, try Peruvian food at Festejo. Settled at the Huebner and Bandera intersection, this cozy spot is a great go-to for something new, like tallarines verdes (pesto pasta with steak), or go with something more familiar like the chicken empanadas.
Photo via Instagram, hungrytravelingmama
Cosa Nostra Pizzeria
16607 Huebner Road, (210) 714-7181
Come for the made-to-order New York-style pizza, stay for the family-friendly vibes.
Photo via Instagram, robalfieriphoto
Sarika’s Thai & Sushi
9820 Huebner Road, (210) 877-0888
Start your meal off with the Sa Te (marinated strips of meat in a cucumber and peanut sauce) and explore the various entree options, from pad thai to all sorts of curry.
Photo via Instagram,
Biryani Pot
9386 Huebner Road, (210) 561-8874
This spot is a go-to for vegetarians, with appetizers like gobi manchurian and onion pakoda. For an entree, veggie lovers must try the kadai paneer or the punjabi chana masala.
Photo via Instagram, crazyfitfoodie
Brindles Awesome Ice Cream
11255 Huebner Road, (210) 641-5222,
Homemade ice cream is just what the doctor ordered (Dr. Spaceman, at least), and they’re serving it up in waffle taco shells at Brindles. Choose from gelato, or ice cream and make it a sundae!
Photo via Instagram, natalierodriguez88

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