September 02, 2022

30 bars and restaurants on San Antonio's Fredericksburg Road you should try at least once

Stretching from San Antonio’s near West Side, through the burgeoning Deco District, the booming Medical Center and all the way to Interstate 10, Fredericksburg Road offers myriad food and drink destinations.

Restaurants along — and just off — the well-traveled thoroughfare offer a wide variety of international cuisines, and they range from tried-and-true faves to trendy new spots making a splash. Don't whip by too fast and miss these eating and drinking establishments. 
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Original Donut Shop
3307 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 734-5661, facebook.com/theoriginaldonutshop
Known for its donuts and prized for its breakfast tacos, Original Donut Shop has been a longstanding spot on Fredericksburg. The shop draws crowds (i.e. long lines that form a trail along the road) for these goods, especially on the weekends. Consider this hotspot a rite of passage for foodies and puro San Antonians alike.
Photo via Instagram / lonestargourmand
Original Donut Shop
3307 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 734-5661, facebook.com/theoriginaldonutshop
Known for its donuts and prized for its breakfast tacos, Original Donut Shop has been a longstanding spot on Fredericksburg. The shop draws crowds (i.e. long lines that form a trail along the road) for these goods, especially on the weekends. Consider this hotspot a rite of passage for foodies and puro San Antonians alike.
Photo via Instagram / lonestargourmand
Deco Pizzeria
1815 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 732-3326, facebook.com/Deco-Pizzeria-160965550624713
Found in the heart of the West Side, Deco brings some delicious artisan-style pizza to the neighborhood. The Chef Ruben Special pizza is a must-try. There’s also wings and beer up for grabs, which means everyone will be satisfied here — especially if you stop by when there’s live music. 
Photo via Google Maps
Deco Pizzeria
1815 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 732-3326, facebook.com/Deco-Pizzeria-160965550624713
Found in the heart of the West Side, Deco brings some delicious artisan-style pizza to the neighborhood. The Chef Ruben Special pizza is a must-try. There’s also wings and beer up for grabs, which means everyone will be satisfied here — especially if you stop by when there’s live music.
Photo via Google Maps
Cool Crest Miniature Golf & Biergarten
1402 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 732-0222, coolcrestgolf.com
Did you know that SA is home to one of the oldest continuously operated mini golf courses in the world? Whether or not you're into the local history aspect, it'll be fun to grab a few friends and play a round at Cool Crest Mini Golf then grab a refreshing drink at the Metzger Biergarten. 
Photo via Instagram / coolcrestgolf
Cool Crest Miniature Golf & Biergarten
1402 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 732-0222, coolcrestgolf.com
Did you know that SA is home to one of the oldest continuously operated mini golf courses in the world? Whether or not you're into the local history aspect, it'll be fun to grab a few friends and play a round at Cool Crest Mini Golf then grab a refreshing drink at the Metzger Biergarten.
Photo via Instagram / coolcrestgolf
Black Potion
1900 Fredericksburg Rd Suite 101, (210) 369-8750, facebook.com/BlackPotionSATX
Nerd-friendly new bar Black Potion boasts impressive craft beer and wine lists, private board game rooms and even a 49-seat theater for hosting everything from film screenings to an in-house improv troupe.
Photo via Instagram / wefivemaidens_soap
Black Potion
1900 Fredericksburg Rd Suite 101, (210) 369-8750, facebook.com/BlackPotionSATX
Nerd-friendly new bar Black Potion boasts impressive craft beer and wine lists, private board game rooms and even a 49-seat theater for hosting everything from film screenings to an in-house improv troupe.
Photo via Instagram / wefivemaidens_soap
Bexar Kolache Company
819 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 320-0014, bexarkolaches.com
The second outpost for locally-owned company features owner Emily Stone’s take on the popular Czech and Slovak finger food, which pairs flaky pastry with sweet or savory fillings. Some even feature puro flair, with flavors like prickly pear cactus, mango and chamoy. 
Photo via Instagram / xeniaporvida
Bexar Kolache Company
819 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 320-0014, bexarkolaches.com
The second outpost for locally-owned company features owner Emily Stone’s take on the popular Czech and Slovak finger food, which pairs flaky pastry with sweet or savory fillings. Some even feature puro flair, with flavors like prickly pear cactus, mango and chamoy.
Photo via Instagram / xeniaporvida
Busted Sandal Brewing Company
7114 Oaklawn Dr., (210) 474-0330, bustedsandalbrewing.com
Try a classic brew like the 210 Ale or venture out to La Chancla series for a taste of Hop Dong IPA. Take your time savoring a brew in house, then take some beer to go. Even better, dogs are welcome.
Photo via Instagram / mad.o.beer
Busted Sandal Brewing Company
7114 Oaklawn Dr., (210) 474-0330, bustedsandalbrewing.com
Try a classic brew like the 210 Ale or venture out to La Chancla series for a taste of Hop Dong IPA. Take your time savoring a brew in house, then take some beer to go. Even better, dogs are welcome.
Photo via Instagram / mad.o.beer
South Garden Chinese
3909 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 738-3388, southgarden.weebly.com
South Garden is the type of neighborhood joint you may want to visit on the regular, given its long list of lunch and dinner specials of flavor combos you know and love. Order the restaurant’s special egg foo young to see what’s up.
Photo via Instagram / southgardenchinese
South Garden Chinese
3909 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 738-3388, southgarden.weebly.com
South Garden is the type of neighborhood joint you may want to visit on the regular, given its long list of lunch and dinner specials of flavor combos you know and love. Order the restaurant’s special egg foo young to see what’s up.
Photo via Instagram / southgardenchinese
Sarita’s Mexican Restaurant
8224 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3723, saritastexmex.com
Sarita’s is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily so you can stop by for your fill of Mexican fare whenever hunger strikes. From breakfast plates and lunch specials to a la carte items like puffy tacos, there’s a lot on the menu for you to choose from.
Photo via Instagram / saritasmedicalcenter
Sarita’s Mexican Restaurant
8224 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3723, saritastexmex.com
Sarita’s is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily so you can stop by for your fill of Mexican fare whenever hunger strikes. From breakfast plates and lunch specials to a la carte items like puffy tacos, there’s a lot on the menu for you to choose from.
Photo via Instagram / saritasmedicalcenter
Old Smokehouse
5145 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 340-5039, oldsmokehouse.net
This counter-serve joint lets you pick and choose which meats and sides you want so you can create the perfect plate. No matter which combination you go for, you’ll be lickin’ your fingers — it’s just that good.
Photo via Google Maps
Old Smokehouse
5145 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 340-5039, oldsmokehouse.net
This counter-serve joint lets you pick and choose which meats and sides you want so you can create the perfect plate. No matter which combination you go for, you’ll be lickin’ your fingers — it’s just that good.
Photo via Google Maps
Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
Partially named after its address, Sangria on the Burg remains a favorite for lots of local foodies — and not just those in the neighborhood. it's worth traveling across town to dine here, as the restaurant is prized for its sangria flights, sliders and tacos. Trust us when we say that this spot should be on your shortlist.
Photo via Instagram / sangriaontheburg
Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
Partially named after its address, Sangria on the Burg remains a favorite for lots of local foodies — and not just those in the neighborhood. it's worth traveling across town to dine here, as the restaurant is prized for its sangria flights, sliders and tacos. Trust us when we say that this spot should be on your shortlist.
Photo via Instagram / sangriaontheburg