November 21, 2018

The 25 Best San Antonio Restaurants in 2018, According to Yelp

As we ready to close out the year, we wanted to take a look at the best restaurants in the city – according to Yelp users. We last rounded up the top eateries by Yelp in June, and since then some eateries have fallen off the list entirely while others have fought to rank higher.

Here are the top (translation: highest-rated) places to eat in the San Antonio area according to Yelp users. Do what you will with this information.
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25. Avocado Cafe & Juice Bar
18771 FM 2252, (210) 441-8338, avocadocafesa.com
"Feels like you are dining at a family members home, with great food items that are vegan and gluten free friendly. Paninis, soups and salads are the main staples but they also have chili on fridays and Sunday brunch menu." – Andrew M.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.foodie
25. Avocado Cafe & Juice Bar
18771 FM 2252, (210) 441-8338, avocadocafesa.com
"Feels like you are dining at a family members home, with great food items that are vegan and gluten free friendly. Paninis, soups and salads are the main staples but they also have chili on fridays and Sunday brunch menu." – Andrew M.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.foodie
24. Williams Confectionery Crafts
12107 Toepperwein Road # 5A, Live Oak, (210) 967-5200
"Love this place! The service was great and they were so friendly. Biscuits and gravy did not disappoint. The loaded omelette was delicious as well. All the pastries look scrumptious! Check this place out!" – Diana L.
Photo via Instagram / lauranicole07
24. Williams Confectionery Crafts
12107 Toepperwein Road # 5A, Live Oak, (210) 967-5200
"Love this place! The service was great and they were so friendly. Biscuits and gravy did not disappoint. The loaded omelette was delicious as well. All the pastries look scrumptious! Check this place out!" – Diana L.
Photo via Instagram / lauranicole07
23. Outlaw Kitchens
2919 North Flores, (210) 300-4728, outlawkitchens.com
"Delicious food. Creative menu. Great customer service. Highly recommend if you're looking for a place with a chill atmosphere but fancy food." – Angel B.
Photo via Instagram / outlawkitchens
23. Outlaw Kitchens
2919 North Flores, (210) 300-4728, outlawkitchens.com
"Delicious food. Creative menu. Great customer service. Highly recommend if you're looking for a place with a chill atmosphere but fancy food." – Angel B.
Photo via Instagram / outlawkitchens
22. Alamo Hot Dog
Downtown San Antonio, (210) 831-2409, facebook.com
"If you're craving a hotdog it doesn't get any better than this. Once I tried my first dog it was love at first bite. The hotdog is very filling. Love the grilled onions and jalapeños. The food is great but the service is even better. Stop by and visit Rene in front of Hard Rock. He'll definitely take care of you and is a cool guy to chat with. He's also the DJ providing tunes while you eat." – Antonio L.
Photo via Instagram / miss_eater_tx
22. Alamo Hot Dog
Downtown San Antonio, (210) 831-2409, facebook.com
"If you're craving a hotdog it doesn't get any better than this. Once I tried my first dog it was love at first bite. The hotdog is very filling. Love the grilled onions and jalapeños. The food is great but the service is even better. Stop by and visit Rene in front of Hard Rock. He'll definitely take care of you and is a cool guy to chat with. He's also the DJ providing tunes while you eat." – Antonio L.
Photo via Instagram / miss_eater_tx
21. Taqueria El Trompo
3253 Harry Wurzbach Road, (210) 780-1017, facebook.com/TaqueriaElTrompo
"THE BEST TACOS I'VE HAD IN SAN ANTONIO. And that's saying A LOT. The owners are the cutest little family and they are so kind every time my husband and I go eat. I highly recommend." – Mary-Catherine Z.
Photo via Instagram / miss_eater_tx
21. Taqueria El Trompo
3253 Harry Wurzbach Road, (210) 780-1017, facebook.com/TaqueriaElTrompo
"THE BEST TACOS I'VE HAD IN SAN ANTONIO. And that's saying A LOT. The owners are the cutest little family and they are so kind every time my husband and I go eat. I highly recommend." – Mary-Catherine Z.
Photo via Instagram / miss_eater_tx
20. Wrigleyville Grill
602 Northwest Loop 410 #146, (210) 369-9833, wrigleyvillegrill.com
"Excellent! I was born and raised in Chicago and this is THE go to place for authentic Chicago favorites! The service is excellent; friendly staff create a vibe that make this place just like home. The ingredients are fresh every time, regardless of what you order." – Kathryn A.
Photo via Instagram / champagne_chunky
20. Wrigleyville Grill
602 Northwest Loop 410 #146, (210) 369-9833, wrigleyvillegrill.com
"Excellent! I was born and raised in Chicago and this is THE go to place for authentic Chicago favorites! The service is excellent; friendly staff create a vibe that make this place just like home. The ingredients are fresh every time, regardless of what you order." – Kathryn A.
Photo via Instagram / champagne_chunky
19. Ernesto’s Mexican Specialties
2559 Jackson Keller Road, (210) 344-1248
"Wow!!! Hidden gem in San Antonio. From being greeted by the owner when you walk in the door to him giving a history of his establishment. The food was excellent and service to boot. Do not miss or overlook this place." – Shandon D.
Photo via Instagram / dot6767
19. Ernesto’s Mexican Specialties
2559 Jackson Keller Road, (210) 344-1248
"Wow!!! Hidden gem in San Antonio. From being greeted by the owner when you walk in the door to him giving a history of his establishment. The food was excellent and service to boot. Do not miss or overlook this place." – Shandon D.
Photo via Instagram / dot6767
18. Duck Donuts
11703 Huebner Road #113, (210) 476-5500, duckdonuts.com
"BEST. DONUTS. EVER.
Fresh. Made to order. SO tasty. I don't know what else to say about the place. No matter how busy they are, you always get your order pretty fast. There are so many different toppings to choose from and all of their signature donuts are great. If you are looking for a warm, soft, tasty treat then this is the place for you." – Jordan J.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
18. Duck Donuts
11703 Huebner Road #113, (210) 476-5500, duckdonuts.com
"BEST. DONUTS. EVER.

Fresh. Made to order. SO tasty. I don't know what else to say about the place. No matter how busy they are, you always get your order pretty fast. There are so many different toppings to choose from and all of their signature donuts are great. If you are looking for a warm, soft, tasty treat then this is the place for you." – Jordan J.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
17. Ro-Ho Pork and Bread
623 Urban Loop, (210) 800-3487, o-hoporkandbread.com
"The most authentic Torta Ahogada in Texas, delicious sourdough style bread, well cooked pork meat and a unique tomatoes sauce, make it unique." – Rafael S.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
17. Ro-Ho Pork and Bread
623 Urban Loop, (210) 800-3487, o-hoporkandbread.com
"The most authentic Torta Ahogada in Texas, delicious sourdough style bread, well cooked pork meat and a unique tomatoes sauce, make it unique." – Rafael S.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
16. 5 Points Local
1017 North Flores St, (210) 267-2652, 5pointslocal.com
"IN LOVE with this place! First amazing restaurant I've found that's completely gluten-free. The atmosphere is great, and the food is delicious. Had chicken and waffles for the first time since I had to cut out wheat. Made my heart and tummy happy" – Jordann Q.
Photo via Instagram / 5pointslocal
16. 5 Points Local
1017 North Flores St, (210) 267-2652, 5pointslocal.com
"IN LOVE with this place! First amazing restaurant I've found that's completely gluten-free. The atmosphere is great, and the food is delicious. Had chicken and waffles for the first time since I had to cut out wheat. Made my heart and tummy happy" – Jordann Q.
Photo via Instagram / 5pointslocal