San Antonio's 20 must-try barbecue restaurants

Texas is the self-proclaimed barbecue capitol of the world. And who's going to argue with that? Like much of the state, San Antonio…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Smoke Shack
3714 Broadway St., (210) 957-1430,
smokeshacksa.com
Featured multiple times on Food Network, the Smoke Shack offers undeniably delicious barbecue and southern-style cooking that will amply satisfy your cravings. Grab an order of the tender, melty Brisket Grilled Cheese and you may just become a regular. 
Photo via Instagram / smokeshack
20 slides

21 San Antonio restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals for dine-in or takeout

Look, we get it — sometimes you're just not up to putting together a whole Thanksgiving meal yourself. Even if you're a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ambler
306 W Market St., (210) 229-9222, amblersanantonio.com
This newly-renovated River Walk eatery is offering a three course prix-fixe menu featuring cider-brined turkey breast and all the fixin’s. The attached Hotel Contessa is even offering Thanksgiving staycation packages for folks who simply don't want the hustle and bustle of the holiday at home. 
Photo courtesy of Ambler
21 slides

26 kid-friendly San Antonio spots where parents can get a damn drink

Sometimes it seems like the stress never ends, and on top of that many of us are trying to keep the kids…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Cove
606 W Cypress St, (210) 227-2683, thecove.us
If you’re looking for quirky, stop here. You’ll stop in for food and drinks and to let the little ones run around, but on your way out, feel free to do a load of laundry at their laundromat or wash your car at their car wash.
Photo via Instagram / austinadw88
26 slides

20 essential barbecue restaurants in San Antonio

It’s always a good time for barbecue in Texas. There’s just something about the smoky flavors and food coma-inducing sides that have…

By San Antonio Current Staff

True Texas BBQ
Multiple Locations, heb.com
Located inside H-E-B’s across the city, True Texas — much like good barbecue should be — is always there when you need it. Fourteen hours of smoking with Texas oak means you get hole-in-the-wall quality BBQ with grocery store convenience. 
Photo via Instagram / truetexasbbq
20 slides

These San Antonio restaurants are taking orders for to-go Thanksgiving dinners right now

This year has been beyond stressful, which may explain why some of us just aren't up to cooking our own turkey and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Earl Abel's
1639 Broadway, (210) 444-9424, earlabelssa.com
This longtime SA diner is offering packages with the choice of roast turkey, hickory-smoked ham or eight pieces of their signature fried chicken, accompanied by mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. Spend less than $50 to feed four people, with or without a whole pie. We vote ‘with!’ 
Photo via Instagram / earlabels_restaurant
20 slides

22 Essential Blanco Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

From Stone Oak to all the way down to the Fredericksburg intersection, we've rounded up all the Blanco Road eateries that are…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Lucky Noodle
8525 Blanco Road, (210) 267-9717
A sister location to Kungfu Noodle, this Blanco spot makes hand-pulled noodles for that extra fresh taste. Featuring an open kitchen area, you’ll be amazed to see the process and will appreciate the noodles even more after the first slurp.
Photo via Instagram / lovebriecheese
22 slides

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.