September 06, 2019

All the Restaurants, Bars That Opened in San Antonio This Summer

San Antonio's food scene is constantly changing. While this year has had its fair share of (abrupt) closings, there have been quite a few additions. From second (or even third) locations to completely new spots, here's are all the new restaurants and bars you should check out.
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Alamo Biscuit Co. & Panaderia
9630 Huebner Road Suite 103, (210) 265-5585, alamobiscuitco.com
The brunch-friendly eatery from chef Ceasar Zepeda, of Sangria on the Burg and Ceviche Ceviche, and restaurateur John Vale has been a hit thus far. The Northwest spot delivers freshly-made flavorful biscuit sandwiches, appetizers and mimosa flight options for starters.
Photo via Instagram / lannyfaye803
Alamo Biscuit Co. & Panaderia
9630 Huebner Road Suite 103, (210) 265-5585, alamobiscuitco.com
The brunch-friendly eatery from chef Ceasar Zepeda, of Sangria on the Burg and Ceviche Ceviche, and restaurateur John Vale has been a hit thus far. The Northwest spot delivers freshly-made flavorful biscuit sandwiches, appetizers and mimosa flight options for starters.
Photo via Instagram / lannyfaye803
Fontaine’s Southern Diner & Bar
906 E Elmira St, (210) 236-9013, fontainesdiner.com
Fontaine’s takes a fresh approach to old-school Southern dishes like fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese and cornbread. Just south of the St. Mary’s Strip, diners can stay happy whenever they visit – breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch or happy hour.
Photo via Instagram / sacurrent
Fontaine’s Southern Diner & Bar
906 E Elmira St, (210) 236-9013, fontainesdiner.com
Fontaine’s takes a fresh approach to old-school Southern dishes like fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese and cornbread. Just south of the St. Mary’s Strip, diners can stay happy whenever they visit – breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch or happy hour.
Photo via Instagram / sacurrent
Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café
15900 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 19160, (210) 561-4452, sweetparis.com
Sweet Paris — a Texas-based chain of French-inspired cafes from husband-and-wife team Allison Young Chavez and Ivan Chavez – made a splash in late June with its first San Antonio location. The La Cantera restaurant spot offers a patio space with bistro-style seating and a mix of sweet and savory options.
Photo via Instagram / shakaminskaeatz
Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café
15900 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 19160, (210) 561-4452, sweetparis.com
Sweet Paris — a Texas-based chain of French-inspired cafes from husband-and-wife team Allison Young Chavez and Ivan Chavez – made a splash in late June with its first San Antonio location. The La Cantera restaurant spot offers a patio space with bistro-style seating and a mix of sweet and savory options.
Photo via Instagram / shakaminskaeatz
Mr. Juicy
3910 McCullough Ave, (210) 994-9838
Seemingly out of nowhere, Chef Andrew Weissman decided to close Moshe’s Golden Falafel back in June. He quickly opened a new concept in its place – Mr. Juicy, a burger restaurant.
Photo via Instagram / mrjuicyburger
Mr. Juicy
3910 McCullough Ave, (210) 994-9838
Seemingly out of nowhere, Chef Andrew Weissman decided to close Moshe’s Golden Falafel back in June. He quickly opened a new concept in its place – Mr. Juicy, a burger restaurant.
Photo via Instagram / mrjuicyburger
Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine
2313 NW Military Hwy Ste 125, (210) 340-0690
Formerly home to a Beijing Chinese Cuisine, this new restaurant offers San Antonians another option for dim sum, which is relatively rare considering how many Chinese restaurants there are. The Asian spot opened in late July.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine
2313 NW Military Hwy Ste 125, (210) 340-0690
Formerly home to a Beijing Chinese Cuisine, this new restaurant offers San Antonians another option for dim sum, which is relatively rare considering how many Chinese restaurants there are. The Asian spot opened in late July.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
225 Urban Smoke
1015 Rittiman Rd Suite 113, (210) 444-9956, facebook.com/225UrbanSmoke
Barbecue and Cajun. It sounds like a match made in heaven, right? This North Side spot has been tackling barbecue with a Cajun touch since opening on June 15. Order meats by the pound or treat yourself to a sandwich, and you may want to save room for the New Orleans-style beignets.
Photo via Instagram / illlkat
225 Urban Smoke
1015 Rittiman Rd Suite 113, (210) 444-9956, facebook.com/225UrbanSmoke
Barbecue and Cajun. It sounds like a match made in heaven, right? This North Side spot has been tackling barbecue with a Cajun touch since opening on June 15. Order meats by the pound or treat yourself to a sandwich, and you may want to save room for the New Orleans-style beignets.
Photo via Instagram / illlkat
Maverick Whiskey
115 Broadway St, (210) 447-7010, maverickwhiskey.com
Maverick Whiskey, the long-awaited distillery from Ken Maverick — a direct descendent of Texas Independence leader Samuel A. Maverick, finally opened its doors on July 23.  The downtown distillery brings light whiskets, various spirits and even full kitchen service to the neighborhood.
Photo via Instagram / maverickwhiskey
Maverick Whiskey
115 Broadway St, (210) 447-7010, maverickwhiskey.com
Maverick Whiskey, the long-awaited distillery from Ken Maverick — a direct descendent of Texas Independence leader Samuel A. Maverick, finally opened its doors on July 23. The downtown distillery brings light whiskets, various spirits and even full kitchen service to the neighborhood.
Photo via Instagram / maverickwhiskey
Mr. C’s Fried Chicken and Waffles
9390 Huebner Road, facebook.com/Mr.CsFriedChickenWaffles
With a location already near Shaenfield Road, Mr. C’s Fried Chicken & Waffles headed toward town for its second outpost. The new storefront opened not too far from the Medical Center in early August.
Photo via Instagram / mrcsfriedchickenandwaffles
Mr. C’s Fried Chicken and Waffles
9390 Huebner Road, facebook.com/Mr.CsFriedChickenWaffles
With a location already near Shaenfield Road, Mr. C’s Fried Chicken & Waffles headed toward town for its second outpost. The new storefront opened not too far from the Medical Center in early August.
Photo via Instagram / mrcsfriedchickenandwaffles
The Baked Bear
15900 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 26140, (210) 582-6255, thebakedbear.com
Fans of ice cream sandwiches are likely already well acquainted with the Baked Bear. The California-based craft ice cream shop entered the San Antonio market with a location at La Cantera. The shop opened on July 12 to much fanfare.
Photo via Instagram / steven_andreww
The Baked Bear
15900 La Cantera Pkwy Suite 26140, (210) 582-6255, thebakedbear.com
Fans of ice cream sandwiches are likely already well acquainted with the Baked Bear. The California-based craft ice cream shop entered the San Antonio market with a location at La Cantera. The shop opened on July 12 to much fanfare.
Photo via Instagram / steven_andreww
The Wing Shack
1022 N Main Ave, (210) 637-9005, facebook.com/wingshacksa
Late summer brought the opening of The Wing Shack, a downtown spot where you can get your fill of sauced goodness. Swing by to enjoy live music on the patio (and of course lots and lots of wings).
Photo via Yelp / The Wing Shack
The Wing Shack
1022 N Main Ave, (210) 637-9005, facebook.com/wingshacksa
Late summer brought the opening of The Wing Shack, a downtown spot where you can get your fill of sauced goodness. Swing by to enjoy live music on the patio (and of course lots and lots of wings).
Photo via Yelp / The Wing Shack