The most anticipated new restaurants coming to San Antonio

Summer is here, San Antonio, and that means local foodies are about to have a slew of new spots at which to fill their gullets with everything from handmade pasta to craft beer to fresh sushi delivered by a conveyor belt.

Some are brand spanking new spots from local restauranteurs, while others are larger chains looking to dip their toe into the Alamo City market. Take a look and see how many of these hotly anticipated new eateries — and drinkeries — you want to add to your must-visit list.
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Kura Sushi
255 E. Basse Road, #384, kurasushi.com
There’s no set opening date for Kura Sushi’s SA location, but we’re betting folks will be lined up to experience the Japan-based chain’s revolving sushi conveyor belt. Other locations in Texas boast huge menus, including nigiri, sushi rolls, hand rolls and ramen. 
Photo via Instagram / kurasushi_usa
Kura Sushi
255 E. Basse Road, #384, kurasushi.com
There’s no set opening date for Kura Sushi’s SA location, but we’re betting folks will be lined up to experience the Japan-based chain’s revolving sushi conveyor belt. Other locations in Texas boast huge menus, including nigiri, sushi rolls, hand rolls and ramen.
Photo via Instagram / kurasushi_usa
Jerk Shack – Hemisfair
thejerkshacksatx.com
Caribbean-inspired restaurant the Jerk Shack will open its third brick-and-mortar location next summer in the redeveloped Hemisfair district, serving up popular items from the original menu, including Jamaican favorites braised oxtail and jerk chicken. New to the mix will be an array of elevated, steakhouse-style items.  
Photo by jason_risner_photography via Instagram / thejerkshacksatx
Jerk Shack – Hemisfair
thejerkshacksatx.com
Caribbean-inspired restaurant the Jerk Shack will open its third brick-and-mortar location next summer in the redeveloped Hemisfair district, serving up popular items from the original menu, including Jamaican favorites braised oxtail and jerk chicken. New to the mix will be an array of elevated, steakhouse-style items.
Photo by jason_risner_photography via Instagram / thejerkshacksatx
Cheba Hut
11911 Alamo Ranch Parkway, (210) 437-4411, chebahut.com
This marijuana-themed sando shop will offer a variety of “toasted” subs as well as a munchies menu, replete with dazed-and-confused-worthy bites such as soft pretzel nuggets and sauced meatballs. It's slated to open June 28. 
Photo via Instagram / chebahut_sanantonio
Cheba Hut
11911 Alamo Ranch Parkway, (210) 437-4411, chebahut.com
This marijuana-themed sando shop will offer a variety of “toasted” subs as well as a munchies menu, replete with dazed-and-confused-worthy bites such as soft pretzel nuggets and sauced meatballs. It's slated to open June 28.
Photo via Instagram / chebahut_sanantonio
Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
SA foodies can expect “exceptional-yet-approachable” fare from this upcoming Southtown spot, slated to open by the end of June. The new eatery, housed in the space that was previously home to Madhatter’s Tea House and Cafe, will feature handmade and vintage details. 
Photo by Richard Casteel of Dandelion Gatherings for Bar Loretta
Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
SA foodies can expect “exceptional-yet-approachable” fare from this upcoming Southtown spot, slated to open by the end of June. The new eatery, housed in the space that was previously home to Madhatter’s Tea House and Cafe, will feature handmade and vintage details.
Photo by Richard Casteel of Dandelion Gatherings for Bar Loretta
Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar
2895 Thousand Oaks Dr., sichuaneats.com
Kristina Zhao, owner of popular Chinese eatery Sichuan House, will expand her culinary footprint this summer with Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar, in north central San Antonio this summer. While the food itself is something to anticipate, Dashi also will feature a full beer, wine, sake and cocktail program created by Benjamin Krick, owner of craft-cocktail havens Pastiche and Jet-Setter. 
Photo via Instagram / sichuaneats
Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar
2895 Thousand Oaks Dr., sichuaneats.com
Kristina Zhao, owner of popular Chinese eatery Sichuan House, will expand her culinary footprint this summer with Dashi Sichuan Kitchen & Bar, in north central San Antonio this summer. While the food itself is something to anticipate, Dashi also will feature a full beer, wine, sake and cocktail program created by Benjamin Krick, owner of craft-cocktail havens Pastiche and Jet-Setter.
Photo via Instagram / sichuaneats
Bubby’s Jewish Soul Food
12730 NW Military Hwy., (210) 504-6040, bubbysjsf.com
California transplants Jason and Charlie Nuttall-Fiske aim to bring a taste of Jewish fare to the Alamo City this fall via recipes from their family archives. Folks can expect handcrafted bagels, bialys and babkas as well as a slew of sandwiches, soups and deli counter items, as well as soul food items curated from handwritten recipes passed down to the pair from relatives.  
Photo via Instagram / bubbysjsf
Bubby’s Jewish Soul Food
12730 NW Military Hwy., (210) 504-6040, bubbysjsf.com
California transplants Jason and Charlie Nuttall-Fiske aim to bring a taste of Jewish fare to the Alamo City this fall via recipes from their family archives. Folks can expect handcrafted bagels, bialys and babkas as well as a slew of sandwiches, soups and deli counter items, as well as soul food items curated from handwritten recipes passed down to the pair from relatives.
Photo via Instagram / bubbysjsf
The Dandy
100 N. Santa Rosa St., roseysfishandchips.com
This new England-inspired bar will serve up Londoner-approved fare at a new bar at the street level of a downtown building caddy corner from Milam Park. Aside from fish and chips, The Dandy's menu will include items such as an Indian curry and a vegan burger, plus live music.  
Photo via Instagram / 
eat_it_b
The Dandy
100 N. Santa Rosa St., roseysfishandchips.com
This new England-inspired bar will serve up Londoner-approved fare at a new bar at the street level of a downtown building caddy corner from Milam Park. Aside from fish and chips, The Dandy's menu will include items such as an Indian curry and a vegan burger, plus live music.
Photo via Instagram / eat_it_b
Tex's Hot Chicken
instagram.com/texshotchicken
Local TV personality David Elder and area restaurateur Cary Hamer are partnering on a spicy chicken concept called Tex's Hot Chicken set to open later this year, serving up spicy fried chicken in an array of applications. The first brick-and-mortar location of Tex’s Hot Chicken should open in Cibolo in the fall. 
Photo via Instagram / texshotchicken
Tex's Hot Chicken
instagram.com/texshotchicken
Local TV personality David Elder and area restaurateur Cary Hamer are partnering on a spicy chicken concept called Tex's Hot Chicken set to open later this year, serving up spicy fried chicken in an array of applications. The first brick-and-mortar location of Tex’s Hot Chicken should open in Cibolo in the fall.
Photo via Instagram / texshotchicken
Lucy Cooper’s Texas Ice House – New Braunfels
180 Golf Course Rd., lucycoopers.com
San Antonio-area Naughty Bingo enthusiasts will soon be able to partake at a new Lucy Cooper’s location in New Braunfels. The eatery, famous for down-home bites such as clothesline bacon and tin can nachos could open as early as next month.  
Photo via Instagram / lucycoopersicehouse
Lucy Cooper’s Texas Ice House – New Braunfels
180 Golf Course Rd., lucycoopers.com
San Antonio-area Naughty Bingo enthusiasts will soon be able to partake at a new Lucy Cooper’s location in New Braunfels. The eatery, famous for down-home bites such as clothesline bacon and tin can nachos could open as early as next month.
Photo via Instagram / lucycoopersicehouse
BB's Tex-Orleans
5423 W. Loop 1604 North, bbstexorleans.com
This Houston-based Cajun eatery will open its first San Antonio location this summer, serving up crawfish boils, po'boys and other Louisiana fare — sometimes delivered with a Tex-Mex twist.  
Photo via Instagram / bbstexorleans
BB's Tex-Orleans
5423 W. Loop 1604 North, bbstexorleans.com
This Houston-based Cajun eatery will open its first San Antonio location this summer, serving up crawfish boils, po'boys and other Louisiana fare — sometimes delivered with a Tex-Mex twist.
Photo via Instagram / bbstexorleans