September 28, 2021

The 25 most popular restaurants in San Antonio right now, according to Yelp

We get it. Choosing which local dining spots to check out can be a daunting task. With a slew of new eateries recently opened in the Alamo City, you may want to focus on places rated highly by other hungry San Antonians.

We pulled together SA's 25 current highest-rated restaurants on crowdsourced review site Yelp. The results range from cozy diners to a fancy AF steakhouse — and everything in between.
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25. Comfort Café
5616 Bandera Rd, (512) 575-0348, facebook.com/5616BanderaRd
"Great meals. Staff is friendly. Some of us had breakfast items, and others had lunch. Each plate had a good amount and enough to take home leftovers. It was well worth the wait." – Lamar G.
Photo via Instagram / comfortcafesatx
25. Comfort Café
5616 Bandera Rd, (512) 575-0348, facebook.com/5616BanderaRd
"Great meals. Staff is friendly. Some of us had breakfast items, and others had lunch. Each plate had a good amount and enough to take home leftovers. It was well worth the wait." – Lamar G.
Photo via Instagram / comfortcafesatx
24. 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
24. 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
23. 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
23. 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
22. Outlaw Kitchens
2919 N Flores St, (210) 300-4728,  outlawkitchens.com
"I highly recommend this place. The food is delicious it really tastes like a nice home made meal. The staff is also very nice and did a great job explaining the menu to us and everything. Please check it out!!" – Austin G.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
22. Outlaw Kitchens
2919 N Flores St, (210) 300-4728, outlawkitchens.com
"I highly recommend this place. The food is delicious it really tastes like a nice home made meal. The staff is also very nice and did a great job explaining the menu to us and everything. Please check it out!!" – Austin G.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
21. The Magpie
1602 East Houston St. Suite 106, (210) 389-1584, magpie.us
"Um... hello! This place is incredible. The atmosphere is amazing. Husband and wife team killing it. Food is On point! Wine is on point! We've got a new regular spot for sure." – Rachel W..
Photo via Instagram / magpiesanantonio
21. The Magpie
1602 East Houston St. Suite 106, (210) 389-1584, magpie.us
"Um... hello! This place is incredible. The atmosphere is amazing. Husband and wife team killing it. Food is On point! Wine is on point! We've got a new regular spot for sure." – Rachel W..
Photo via Instagram / magpiesanantonio
20. 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
20. 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
19. Thyme For Lunch
19141 Stone Oak Pkwy #509, (210) 438-4963, thymeforlunchsa.com
"BEST sandwiches, BEST ingredients, BEST location for a meal that will be one to remember! Owners are very nice and friendly. They happily explain the menu each time you go in and offer their suggestions on what is particularly delicious that day." – Jane L.
Photo via Instagram / theactiveeater
19. Thyme For Lunch
19141 Stone Oak Pkwy #509, (210) 438-4963, thymeforlunchsa.com
"BEST sandwiches, BEST ingredients, BEST location for a meal that will be one to remember! Owners are very nice and friendly. They happily explain the menu each time you go in and offer their suggestions on what is particularly delicious that day." – Jane L.
Photo via Instagram / theactiveeater
18. Papa’s Burgers
6900 San Pedro Ave., Ste. 101, (210) 781-9171, papasburgerssatx.com
"These burgers are next level! Very possible that you've never had burgers this good. It you like a little spice, try the #6. The flavors and textures are right on the mark. Very friendly staff. Incredibly welcoming." – Leah J. 
Photo via Instagram / sanantoniostephanie
18. Papa’s Burgers
6900 San Pedro Ave., Ste. 101, (210) 781-9171, papasburgerssatx.com
"These burgers are next level! Very possible that you've never had burgers this good. It you like a little spice, try the #6. The flavors and textures are right on the mark. Very friendly staff. Incredibly welcoming." – Leah J.
Photo via Instagram / sanantoniostephanie
17. Taquitos México
7491 Grissom Rd., (210) 548-4626, facebook.com/taquitosmexic
"My favorite place for taquitos! I've been going there for years. I like their current location due to the convenience of their aguas frescas, corn in the cup, and other goodies!" – Le P. 
Photo via Instagram / jesus.peralta22
17. Taquitos México
7491 Grissom Rd., (210) 548-4626, facebook.com/taquitosmexic
"My favorite place for taquitos! I've been going there for years. I like their current location due to the convenience of their aguas frescas, corn in the cup, and other goodies!" – Le P.
Photo via Instagram / jesus.peralta22
16. Slider Provider
Around San Antonio, (936) 718-3315, sliderprovider.com
"The reviews on here are accurate - this place is legit. Every one of these burgers are amazingly tasty - tough to pick a favorite. I have to say, I was a bit skeptical about pb&j on a burger, but it's the one I keep going back to. Do yourself a favor and check these guys out." – Geoffrey D.
Photo via Instagram / sliderprovider
16. Slider Provider
Around San Antonio, (936) 718-3315, sliderprovider.com
"The reviews on here are accurate - this place is legit. Every one of these burgers are amazingly tasty - tough to pick a favorite. I have to say, I was a bit skeptical about pb&j on a burger, but it's the one I keep going back to. Do yourself a favor and check these guys out." – Geoffrey D.
Photo via Instagram / sliderprovider