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28 Restaurants to Take Out-of-Town Visitors When You're Sick of Thanksgiving Leftovers 

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After all the turkey is eaten, the tryptophan naps taken, and the dishes are done, you're gonna need somewhere to eat during the mayhem of Black Friday. There's a place on this list for everybody. Impress your fancy aunt, your not-so-fancy aunt, your snooty mother-in-law, the vegan cousin, the country cousin, the annoying children, what have you. There's something here for everyone.
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Bakery Lorraine

Have a macaroon or 12 to cope with the massive amount of money you've just spent on Black Friday. 306 Pearl Pkwy, (210) 862-5582,


Can't decide on pizza toppings? Make everyone happy by letting them order their own pizza. 2720 McCullough, (210) 320-2261,


A charcuterie is a perfect setting to talk about Christmas plans a bit early. 306 Pearl Pkwy, (210) 314-3929,

Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant

You find yourself shopping on the Southside and you can't decide where to eat. Your annoying cousin suggests Applebee's. Find this place immediately before your family accepts this compromise. 1526 SW Military, (210) 922-3511,

Dough Pizzeria

A great pizza close to the mall. Do yourself a favor and skip the food court. 6989 Blanco, (210) 979-6565,

Green Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegan cousin will be quite please. Get a few cupcakes to hold them over before they go back to whatever co-op he's living in on the West Coast. 200 E Grayson, (210) 320-5865,

Guenther House

Classic American and Tex-Mex at a calm location in Southtown. Closed on Friday but back open on Saturday. 205 E Guenther, (210) 227-1061,

Hot Joy

Bring in the whole family for some ramen or sneak away for a cocktail in the low light. 1014 S Alamo, (210) 368-9324,

La Gloria

Mexican street food you can sit down for. 100 E Grayson, (210) 267-9040,

La Fogata

Order a margarita while dodging questions on what you're doing after college. 2427 Vance Jackson, (210) 340-1337,

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La Fonda on Main

Satisfy your Mexican food craving before hitting up the Quarry. 2415 N Main, (210) 733-0621,

Liberty Bar

There's something for every picky eater here. 1111 S Alamo, (210) 227-1187,

Madhatter's Tea House & Cafe

The tea house your fancy aunt has been dreaming of. 320 Beauregard, (210) 212-4832,

Magnolia Pancake Haus

Fight for a table and fill up on some pancakes before you ravage the stores. 10333 Huebner/606 Embassy Oaks, (210) 496-0828,

Mi Tierra

A must-visit when downtown. 218 Produce Row, (210) 225-1262,

Ocho at Hotel Havana

Impress your old school parents who want to impress your fancy aunt. 1015 Navarro, (210) 222-2008,

Paloma Blanca

Upscale Mexican food at the heart of Alamo Heights. 5800 Broadway, (210) 822-6151,

La Panaderia

Get the family pan dulce for breakfast to raise moral before taking on the crowds. 8305 Broadway, (210) 375-6746,

Pico De Gallo

Mi Tierra too crowded? Pico de Gallo is close at hand and just as good. 111 S Leona, (210) 225-6060,

Ray's Drive Inn

Don't want to leave your car? 822 SW 19th, (210) 432-7171,

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At the edge of downtown sits this lively Mexican place. 910 S Alamo, (210) 223-1806,

Schilo's Delicatessen

Even if your family doesn't like German food, they'll love the root beer. 424 E Commerce, (210) 223-6692,

Silo Elevated Cuisine

If your fancy mother-in-law wants to pay, then by all means, make a reservation. 1133 Austin Hwy, (210) 824-8686,

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

Great food and craft beer for your discerning hipster cousin. 136 E Grayson, (210) 455-5701,

The Luxury

In the right weather, their burger and fries overlooking the river will make any family happy. 103 E Jones, (210) 354-2274,

Tong's Thai

Conveniently next to a shopping center, escape to their patio for some pad thai. 1146 Austin Hwy, (210) 829-7345,

Golden Wok

Arguably the best chinese food in SA. 8822 Wurzbach, (210) 615-8282,

Two Bros. BBQ Market

Barbecue and a play place to keep the kids busy. Small town feel in the middle of a big city. 12656 West, (210) 496-0222,

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Bakery Lorraine

Have a macaroon or 12 to cope with the massive amount of money you've just spent on Black Friday. 306 Pearl Pkwy, (210) 862-5582,

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