Best of SA 2017

Staff Pick

Best Pick Place To Nurse A Hangover + Place to Sober Up 

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Our Pick: Mi Tierra Restaurant and Bakery, 218 Produce Row, (210) 225-1262, mitierracafe.com

 No matter what time it is or at what stage of intoxication you’re at, Mi Tierra has something for you. The 24-hour Mexican restaurant has been a favorite destination for San Antonians after the downtown bars close for decades — maybe even since the landmark restaurant opened its doors in 1941. Soak up a belly full of booze with a delicious plate of chilaquiles, breakfast tacos, or Mi Tierra’s award-winning menudo before you head home, or keep the night going with the mariachi bar’s strong margaritas in three sizes: grande, jumbo, and liter (yes, these are somehow all different sizes). Or maybe you’re feeling something sweet? Mi Tierra has that covered, too, with its panadería offering a variety of 28 breads and pastries. If you’re not interested in late-night binging but are in desperate need of a hangover meal the next day, this is also the spot for you. Have a lazy breakfast of tasty tacos or huevos rancheros among tourists (great for people watching) and like-minded hungover locals. But, a warning: You may run into someone you know at the San Antonio institution. Or you might see Bill Clinton and Coach Pop cracking jokes over tacos. It’s happened before.

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)

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