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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5. Pollos Asados Los Norteños
4642 Rigsby Avenue, (210) 648-3303
"God created the world so that this place could exist. Absolutely delicious!!!!!!! The fajitas plate was so incredible, their green salsa was so incredible, their guacamole was so incredible!!!!!" – Daniel S.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
5. Pollos Asados Los Norteños
4642 Rigsby Avenue, (210) 648-3303
"God created the world so that this place could exist. Absolutely delicious!!!!!!! The fajitas plate was so incredible, their green salsa was so incredible, their guacamole was so incredible!!!!!" – Daniel S.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
4. Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
18318 Sonterra Pl, (210) 564-9400, chamagaucha.com
"This is by far the best Brazilian steak house in town. The waiters are absolutely amazing, the cuts are really good and the salad bar is also very complete. The manager is always there and everyone is very charismatic and always with a smile on their face. Desserts were really good too and they have an excellent wine list and plenty of cocktails and spirits." – Rod M.
Photo via Instagram / chamagaucha
4. Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
18318 Sonterra Pl, (210) 564-9400, chamagaucha.com
"This is by far the best Brazilian steak house in town. The waiters are absolutely amazing, the cuts are really good and the salad bar is also very complete. The manager is always there and everyone is very charismatic and always with a smile on their face. Desserts were really good too and they have an excellent wine list and plenty of cocktails and spirits." – Rod M.
Photo via Instagram / chamagaucha
3. Nelson’s BBQ
7327 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 473-4988, facebook.com/NathanielNelsonsbbq
"Some of the best, if not THE best, barbecue in San Antonio. The Nasty Nate is a sandwich you must try and the barbecue sauce compliments the fatty deliciousness perfectly. Try the sausage, try the brisket, heck try everything." – Mario D.
Photo via Instagram / nelsonsbbq
3. Nelson’s BBQ
7327 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 473-4988, facebook.com/NathanielNelsonsbbq
"Some of the best, if not THE best, barbecue in San Antonio. The Nasty Nate is a sandwich you must try and the barbecue sauce compliments the fatty deliciousness perfectly. Try the sausage, try the brisket, heck try everything." – Mario D.
Photo via Instagram / nelsonsbbq
2. Leon Valley Cafe
6417 Evers Road, Leon Valley, (210) 520-0706, leonvalleycafe.com
"Amazing.
Amazing environment.
Amazing staff.
AMAAAAAZING food.
That's it. What else can you ask for?
Ps: order their steak and be the happiest you'll ever be." – Fernanda + Justin D.
Photo via Instagram / mllastra
2. Leon Valley Cafe
6417 Evers Road, Leon Valley, (210) 520-0706, leonvalleycafe.com
"Amazing.
Amazing environment.
Amazing staff.
AMAAAAAZING food.
That's it. What else can you ask for?
Ps: order their steak and be the happiest you'll ever be." – Fernanda + Justin D.
Photo via Instagram / mllastra
1. Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy
13210 Huebner Road, (210) 764-0602, myginosdeli.com
"This place is a hidden treasure!! The service was awesome and food was freaking great! So happy I found this place." – Lauren K.
Photo via Instagram / ginosdeli
1. Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy
13210 Huebner Road, (210) 764-0602, myginosdeli.com
"This place is a hidden treasure!! The service was awesome and food was freaking great! So happy I found this place." – Lauren K.
Photo via Instagram / ginosdeli