January 07, 2022

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

Last year, Travel and Leisure readers named San Antonio one of the top destinations in the country, and it’s easy to see why: landmarks, history and — our favorite — food.

Given the myriad choices of restaurants doing it up right in the Alamo City, sometimes it's hard to decide exactly where to eat. Luckily, Yelpers have your back. These are the 25 most popular dining establishments in the 210 right now, according to Yelp's rankings. 
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25. Danny Boy's Hamburgers
1537 W. Summit Ave., (210) 736-1665, facebook.com/Danny-Boys-Hamburgers-273701852680767
"Amazing burgers!!! Best in the world! After trying burgers in France, Australia, UK, NYC, San Fran, Kansas City, Austin, Houston and many other places. This is the BEST!!!" – Andy A.
Photo via Instagram / dreynicole
25. Danny Boy's Hamburgers
1537 W. Summit Ave., (210) 736-1665, facebook.com/Danny-Boys-Hamburgers-273701852680767
"Amazing burgers!!! Best in the world! After trying burgers in France, Australia, UK, NYC, San Fran, Kansas City, Austin, Houston and many other places. This is the BEST!!!" – Andy A.
Photo via Instagram / dreynicole
24. Barrio Barista
3735 Culebra Road, (210) 519-5403, barriobarista.coffee
"Never been to a place that felt so cozy. Definitely a place where you can grab a coffee and a quick meal and just relax and read a book. The brisket grilled cheese was sooo yummy and the coffee was so delicious! I enjoyed a nice breakfast date with my mother as sister who both enjoyed this place so much! I will definitely be back and can't wait to try everything this place has to offer." – Jessica A.
Photo via Instagram / barriobarista
24. Barrio Barista
3735 Culebra Road, (210) 519-5403, barriobarista.coffee
"Never been to a place that felt so cozy. Definitely a place where you can grab a coffee and a quick meal and just relax and read a book. The brisket grilled cheese was sooo yummy and the coffee was so delicious! I enjoyed a nice breakfast date with my mother as sister who both enjoyed this place so much! I will definitely be back and can't wait to try everything this place has to offer." – Jessica A.
Photo via Instagram / barriobarista
23. Tacos El Takin
13135 El Sendero St., (210) 815-6910, facebook.com/ELTAKINATAKEARSEADICHO
"This place is awesome. The owners recently opened a store front in our neighborhood and this has quickly become our favorite place to frequent." — Lauren H. 
Photo via Instagram / alamo_bites
23. Tacos El Takin
13135 El Sendero St., (210) 815-6910, facebook.com/ELTAKINATAKEARSEADICHO
"This place is awesome. The owners recently opened a store front in our neighborhood and this has quickly become our favorite place to frequent." — Lauren H.
Photo via Instagram / alamo_bites
22. Paciugo Gelato Caffè
999 E Basse Road #197, (210) 832-8820, paciugo.com
"Paciugo is my all time favorite spot for ice cream/ gelato in San Antonio. There are so many flavors to choose from, and you are allowed to sample flavors too! The portion sizes are huge, and the staff is quite friendly. They even have some unique items on the menu such as spaghetti gelato, donut stuffed with gelato, and a gelato macaron sandwich. 5/5 would definitely recommend with all my heart." – Maham Z.
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22. Paciugo Gelato Caffè
999 E Basse Road #197, (210) 832-8820, paciugo.com
"Paciugo is my all time favorite spot for ice cream/ gelato in San Antonio. There are so many flavors to choose from, and you are allowed to sample flavors too! The portion sizes are huge, and the staff is quite friendly. They even have some unique items on the menu such as spaghetti gelato, donut stuffed with gelato, and a gelato macaron sandwich. 5/5 would definitely recommend with all my heart." – Maham Z.
Photo via Instagram / itsmeanabanana12
21. El Chivito Tortas Ahogadas
204 Crossroads Blvd., (210) 369-9638, ahogadaselchivito.com
"The food here was SO GOOD. Everything I wanted and more. The staff are friendly as well- definitely look forward to coming back soon! Really happy that there was a drive-thru with prompt and friendly service. Highly recommend!!" – Sonal P.
Photo via Instagram / ilovemangojuice
21. El Chivito Tortas Ahogadas
204 Crossroads Blvd., (210) 369-9638, ahogadaselchivito.com
"The food here was SO GOOD. Everything I wanted and more. The staff are friendly as well- definitely look forward to coming back soon! Really happy that there was a drive-thru with prompt and friendly service. Highly recommend!!" – Sonal P.
Photo via Instagram / ilovemangojuice
20. Naco Mexican Eatery
2347 Nacogdoches Rd., (210) 996-1033, nacomexican.com
"An absolute gem of a restaurant! A definite must try." — Ernie M. 
Photo Courtesy of Naco Mexican Eatery
20. Naco Mexican Eatery
2347 Nacogdoches Rd., (210) 996-1033, nacomexican.com
"An absolute gem of a restaurant! A definite must try." — Ernie M.
Photo Courtesy of Naco Mexican Eatery
19. Sweet Yams
218 N Cherry St, (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
"Simple food, made with love, good sized portions and feels like you're dining at a good friends backyard bbq." – Todd C.
Photo via Instagram / kodykvictor
19. Sweet Yams
218 N Cherry St, (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
"Simple food, made with love, good sized portions and feels like you're dining at a good friends backyard bbq." – Todd C.
Photo via Instagram / kodykvictor
18. 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
18. 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
17. Thai Buri Restaurant
1160 N Loop 1604 W Ste 110, (210) 476-5072, thaiburisa.com
"I have ate at 7 or so sushi restaurants so far here in San Antonio and this one is by far THE BEST. The service was amazing, everyone was soooo nice and attentive. — Ceria W. 
Photo via Instagram / thaiburisa
17. Thai Buri Restaurant
1160 N Loop 1604 W Ste 110, (210) 476-5072, thaiburisa.com
"I have ate at 7 or so sushi restaurants so far here in San Antonio and this one is by far THE BEST. The service was amazing, everyone was soooo nice and attentive. — Ceria W.
Photo via Instagram / thaiburisa
16. The Shack
7431 Northwest Loop 410 #115, (210) 375-4097, theshacksatx.com
"So far I have tried their hot dog, grilled cheese, grilled cheese with ham, I had a sample of my son's burger, Philly cheese steak and their fries.  They were all tasty. You definitely wouldn't be disappointed at all. Their shaved ice is just as good too. The prices are very reasonable. I would highly recommend" – Mary Ann C. 
Photo via Instagram /  nochunksplease
16. The Shack
7431 Northwest Loop 410 #115, (210) 375-4097, theshacksatx.com
"So far I have tried their hot dog, grilled cheese, grilled cheese with ham, I had a sample of my son's burger, Philly cheese steak and their fries. They were all tasty. You definitely wouldn't be disappointed at all. Their shaved ice is just as good too. The prices are very reasonable. I would highly recommend" – Mary Ann C.
Photo via Instagram / nochunksplease