The 20 best restaurants in San Antonio right now, according to Yelp
By San Antonio Current Staff
With all the great food in San Antonio, sometimes choosing what’s for dinner can be a bit overwhelming. So, how about a little help from Yelp?
To make things easy, we pulled together our city’s 20 highest-ranked restaurants on the crowdsourced review site. That way, no matter what you’re in the mood for, you have options that you know plenty of other folks in the Alamo City swear by.
20. Piranha Izakaya 260 E Basse Rd, (210) 822-1088, piranhaizakaya.com
Offering fresh and flavorful sushi and more, Piranha Izakaya is a great way to curb a craving and eat light. Choose from a chef-made roll like the Wasabi Salmon or something more classic like a standard tuna roll. Piranha Izakaya even makes fresh ramen bowls with customizable add-ons.
Photo via Instagram / piranhaizakaya
19. Brasserie Mon Chou Chou 312 Pearl Pkwy Building 2, PHONE, brasseriemonchouchou.com
You won’t need a passport to get a delicious and authentic taste of France in San Antonio. The menu is full of French comfort food inspired by the country's diverse regions. Whether you’re broadening your culinary horizons or just craving an old favorite, you can find it here.
Photo via Instagram / brasseriemonchouchou
18. Tycoon Flats 2926 N St Mary's St, (210) 320-0819, tycoonflats.net
Tycoon Flats serves the classics, and serves them well. Burgers, fries, chicken strips and other classic Americana eats make for fun and casual meals. Stuffed burgers are definitely a highlight.
Photo via Instagram / tycoonflats
17. Mr. Juicy 3910 McCullough Ave, (210) 994-9838 Mr. Juicy Menu
Mr. Juicy offers a no-frills, all-flavor burger experience. Snag a cheeseburger combo and a shake for dessert and you won’t walk away hungry. Let’s just say these burgers live up to their name.
Photo via Instagram / mrjuicyburger
16. Texadelphia 11255 Huebner Rd #109, (210) 729-9001, texadelphia.com
In a match made in food heaven, Texadelphia combines the classic philly cheesesteak with a little Texan inspiration. Go classic with The Founder's Favorite, or embrace your inner “yeehaw” with The Texican. Either way you’ll wonder why you hadn’t tried one sooner.
Photo via Instagram / texadelphia.thestrand
15. Papa’s Burgers 6900 San Pedro Ave., Ste. 101, (210) 781-9171, papasburgerssatx.com
This burger joint may have taken a hiatus due to COVID-19, but the spirit of Papa’s Burgers lives on. Made with high quality ground beef and the freshest produce, it’s easy to see why Papa’s Burgers continues to be a recommended SA spot.
Photo via Instagram / sanantoniostephanie
14. Clementine San Antonio 2195 NW Military Highway, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Clementine’s Feed-Me Dinner highlights the flavors of the season, with a special four-course meal crafted by eaterie’s top-notch chefs
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
13. Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine 2313 NW Military Hwy #125, (210) 340-0690, Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine Menu
Dim Sum Oriental Cuisine’s menu is as delicious as it is comprehensive. Noodles, soup and, of course, dim sum are just some of the options available. Choose your meal with confidence — you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything less than delectable.
Photo via Instagram / instasatx
12. 225 Urban Smoke 1015 Rittiman Rd #113, (210) 444-9956, 225urbansmoketxtogo.com
BBQ favorites with a Cajun fair are 225 Urban Smoke’s specialty. Flavorful meat and all the classic sides you could want are waiting for you at this local smokehouse.
Photo via Instagram / ravenalanala
11. The Hayden 4025 Broadway, (210) 437-4306, thehaydensa.com
Somewhere between a deli and a diner, The Hayden offers breakfast, brunch and, of course, lunch. They even have a craft cocktail menu if you’re in the mood to wet your whistle. Grab a hot pastrami and Swiss and you’ll understand the hype.
Photo via Instagram / thehayden_sa