Where to Eat on Black Friday in San Antonio, Based on Where You're Shopping
Black Friday shopping can be overwhelming, especially if you've got to choose gifts for everyone in your family, down to every tio, tia and primo. Eating seems like the last concern, something you just fit into your day at some measly fast food spot. This year, skip the lame eats and treat yourself to a hearty meal to keep you going through the most hectic day in Capitalistic America. We've picked out just where to eat whether you're shopping at La Cantera, The Rim, Park North, Rivercenter, The Forum or Ingram Park Mall.
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15900 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 25100, (210) 592-9534, palenquegrill.com
Palenque Grill offers family-friendly dining without sacrificing any flavor on the menu. Even your abuelita would put her stamp of approval on this popular Mexican eatery.
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16401 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 247-0176, destinationhotels.com
After diving into Black Friday sales, dive into the Texas spirit with Texas gulf coast seafood, fresh atlantic-coast oysters, house aged sirloin and dishes made with seasonal and local ingredients.
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15900 La Cantera Pkwy, Suite 21200, (210) 236-8095, whiskeycakesa.com
Whether you’re looking for a fancy table experience or a relaxation station, Whiskey Cake’s from-scratch-only dishes and bar items will have you coming back for more, days after Black Friday.
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17623 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 107, (210) 538-5833, mashd.com
With a young and lively vibe rolling at all times, Mash’d might be just what you need for a pick-me-up on Black Friday. Unless you go for the moonshine here… then you might be heading in a totally different direction than the shopping mall.
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15900 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 22200, (210) 558-6161, perryssteakhouse.com
The open floorplan in Perry’s Steakhouse will be a breath of fresh air compared to those cramped stores on Black Friday. We recommend sliding over to Bar 79 for a tasty beverage to loosen you up on this stressful shopping endeavor. (Only if you’re riding shotgun, of course.)
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Tiago’s Cabo Grille
17711 W I-10, Suite 101, (210) 881-2700, tiagoscabogrille.com
Tiago’s has you covered and then some. On top of the woodfire grilled grub, they’re shaking up some of San Antonio’s best frozen margaritas and mojitos.
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17619 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 204, therustic.com
You’d have to try to not have fun at the Rustic. This indoor/outdoor restaurant and music venue serves up some interesting dishes like the Drunk Chick, a roasted chicken on a beer can. There are also multiple dish options for group dining.
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17623 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 101, (210) 434-2337, hopdoddy.com
Local burger bar, Hopdoddy’s, has freshly baked buns, hand cut fries, daily ground meat, basically all the ingredients to make an incredibly delicious burger. What more could you ask for? If it’s ice cold beer, then they have that, too.
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Bob’s Steak & Chop House
5815 Rim Pass, (210) 222-2627, bobs-steakandchop.com
Pinkys up at this traditional, elegant steakhouse. Black Friday doesn’t have to be entirely about saving. Take those bucks you spared on shopping and invest them in a fine wine and steak instead.
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17603 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 699-3333, urbanbrickspizza.com
Urban Pizza is your go-to for a quick slice or pie in the Rim. It’s got the fast food feel, but you’re guaranteed to get something tasty with their freshly made dough and brick oven pies.
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