The most-anticipated new restaurants coming to the San Antonio area in 2023
San Antonio’s food scene is always expanding. Recently, local restauranteurs — along with entrants from outside the market — have rolled out plans for new concepts ranging from sushi bars and coffee shops to rooftop bars and beer gardens.
These highly anticipated dining and drinking spots are set to open in and around the Alamo City in coming months. We’re certain you’ll find more than a few to add to your must-try list.
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Near N.W. Military Highway and Loop 1604, elsewheretexas.com
The owners of popular downtown hangout Elsewhere Garden Bar and Kitchen plan to open Elsewhere Too, which will be located on six acres on San Antonio’s North Side. Elsewhere Too will have a larger kitchen and bar than the original Elsewhere location, as well as a dedicated dog park area and a kiddo-friendly play area.
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1900 Broadway, nineteenhyaku.com
The team behind popular Southtown eateries Little Em’s Oyster Bar and Up Scale is eyeing an October opening date for its next concept: a sushi bar called Nineteen Hyaku. It will be located at 1900 Broadway inside the swanky first floor of the Jefferson Tower.
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1726 Alamo Ranch, tripolissa.com
Tripoli’s Mediterranean Grill and Coffee Shop closed their Lackland-area eatery this spring promising a relocation on the far-West side at Alamo Ranch.The owners haven't said when the new location will open. However, they encouraged fans to follow the restaurant on social media for updates.
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Clear Light Coffee
Castle Hills Area, clearlightcoffeecompany.com
San Antonio's Clear Light Coffee Co. is expanding to a second Castle Hills location, where they will be the first and only non-restaurant in the small community permitted to serve wine. Clear Light’s first location opened near Walker Ranch Park in July of 2021, offering specialty handcrafted coffee beverages.
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The Bunker Mixology
229 E. Houston St., #10, gustogroupusa.com/brands
Set to open in mid-March, The Bunker Mixology is a subterranean bar located inside the former site of downtown drinkery Jet Setter. It will be operated by Gusto Group USA — whose holdings also include Toro Kitchen + Bar and The Cellar Mixology.
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7215 E. Loop 1604 North, Converse, fiizdrinks.com
Utah-based customizable drink chain FiiZ Drinks established its first San Antonio location in the long-vacant Sonic off Broadway in February, and now customers eagerly await the opening of their Converse location, which was announced last fall.
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Texas Dog Co. & Beer Garden
4302 Hyatt Pl. Dr., texasdog.co
This dog-friendly drinking spot is set for a soft opening on Mar. 11 and 12, according to a recent social media post.
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Cowboys and Cadillacs
125 N. Castell Ave., New Braunfels, instagram.com/cowboysandcadillacs
Coming this summer, this three-story rooftop bar in New Braunfels is owned by former rodeo cowboy Cameron Corzine. The bar will be housed in a 13,000 sq ft building near the New Braunfels city center, with glitzy, cowboy-inspired decor.
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4711 N.W. Loop 410, mamboseafood.com
Houston-based Mambo Seafood is slated to open its first San Antonio location later this year, where it will serve up Latin American seafood platters, fresh oysters and seafood cocktails along with micheladas, aguas frescas and margaritas.
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1303 Lorenzo St., 2msmokehouse.com
This acclaimed SA-based barbecue joint has begun development on a second location in nearby Castroville. Pit master and co-owner Esaul Ramos Jr. told the Express-News
he hopes to have the restaurant open this fall.