38 New San Antonio Restaurants That Just Opened
While some restaurants are new only to us, and some are simply opening new locations or moved to a new spot, here are some fresh spots that have opened since the new year that you should definitely check out.
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The Beignet Stand
The Beignet Stand, opened by two beignet lovers with a dream this February, makes these delicious fried breads the star of its menu. For those of you who don’t know what a beignet is, let us explain: heaven. Now go try one.
Photo via Instagram / thebeignetstand
229 E Houston St #10
A new cocktail lounge from Benjamin Krick, Jet-setter elevates your drinking and hospitality experiences in downtown as of April. The space, previously home to literary-themed bar The Last Word, has been transformed into a stylish mid-century sky lounge, filled with international spirits, flavors and elegant decor.
Photo via Instagram / jet_setter_sa
Food truck, (210) 598-8825, facebook.com/SaintQueenies
Saint Queenies, a food truck, makes for a new way for San Antonians to get their Cajun fare fix. Or rather, make that Cajun-themed food with a Texas twist. Yes please! Be sure to give the truck a follow on Facebook as it usually hops between StreetFare SA and The Point Park.
Photo via Instagram / saintqueenies
1000 IKEA RBFCU Parkway, (888) 888-4532, ikea.com
Y’all ain’t know how to act right, lining up outside of IKEA for hours before they opened in February. Yeah, the cafe is good and stuff, but jeez y’all. Go ahead and wait in line for hours for meatballs if y’all wish.
Photo via Instagram / countdowncityconnoisseurs
Cereal Killer Sweets
10501 Huebner Road, (210) 753-2032, cerealkillersweets.com
A new San Antonio sweet shop inspired by the colorful, nostalgia-inducing breakfast staple, Cereal Killer Sweets in flavors like Unicorn Swirl, Berry Me Alive, Nutella Surprise, Peanut Butter Cup and S'mores. Can you say yum?!
Photo courtesy of Cereal Killer Sweets
2357 N St. Mary's, instagram.com/littledeathwine
Since March, Chad Carey has come through for wine snobs that frequent the St. Mary’s Strip. The space is dedicated to enjoying wine — single glasses and shared bottles — at an affordable price. There's 32 stools, enough space for five people to gather around the bar, a vinyl record player in the corner and several walls filled with great wines that you won't find at Central Market.
Photo via Instagram / littledeathwine
The Good Kind
1127 S St. Mary’s, eatgoodkind.com
Labeled as “fresh comfort food” and located in trendy Southtown as of February, The Good Kind serves both fresh favorites like salads and sandwiches and classic comfort foods like mac ‘n’ cheese. You can also find breakfast dishes as well as brunch favorites at this eatery.
Photo via Instagram / sushigirl_atx
2119 I-35, (210) 507-2568, facebook.com
From Jeff and Jenn White comes the long-awaited Eastside Kitchenette – which has been pleasing us since its January opening. Found in the East Side (obviously), this spot has it all – service for lunch, dinner and even late night eats as well as a brunch menu and happy hour specials. Whatever entices you, trust us when we say this spot is more than promising.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.foodie
Aquaduck Beer Garden
9214 Espada Road, (210) 600-3280, theaquaduck.com
Though technically operating since late December, this South Side beer garden celebrated its grand opening in mid-January. Named after the nearby Espada Aqueduct, this addition is just another example of the growth that’s happening in the food and drink scene on the South Side.
Photo via Instagram / ruberto85
Saffron Persian Cuisine
8846 Huebner Road, (210) 637-9007
Since March, San Antonians have been able to get a taste of Persia at Saffron. Serving up Iranian fare, this Northwest side restaurant has all the classics like shish kebab, hummus and baba ghanoush as well as more authentic dishes like kashke bademjan.
Photo via Instagram / sweethunnybee1