The best food and drinks in San Antonio, according to our readers

The people of San Antonio have spoken! Here are the Best of San Antonio Food & Drink winners for 2022.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Burger
Chris Madrid’s, 1900 Blanco Rd., (210) 735-3552, chrismadrids.com
Photo via Instagram / chrismadrids
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The best food and drinks in San Antonio, according to our readers

The people of San Antonio have spoken! Here are the Best of San Antonio Food and Drink winners for 2021.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Bakery
La Panadería, Multiple locations, lapanaderia.com
Photo via Instagram / lapanaderia
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25 iconic San Antonio restaurants everyone should try at least once

San Antonio is a verifiable mecca for food-loving folks who enjoy exploring the city and getting their grub on. Our culinary landscape…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Liberty Bar
1111 S Alamo St, (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com
Housed in a restored convent, Liberty Bar is just one of those trendy places that knows how to draw in a crowd. After a winter hiatus, the eatery is set to reopen — with a new look — in April.
Photo via Instagram / libertybarsa
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23 chicken sandwiches in San Antonio everyone should try at least once

Ah, the chicken sandwich, in all its crispy, tasty, homey glory! This simple yet classic snack always seems to hit the spot,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Project Pollo
Multiple Locations,  projectpollo.com
A project that we can all finish with ease. This is a vegan Chikn sandwich that may fool the more meat-minded and satisfy the hungriest of vegetarians. Get it deluxe for the full experience. 
Photo via Instagram /  project_pollo
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This cute 1941 Mahncke Park home was relocated when The Broadway tower was built in 2006

The mid-2000s development of The Broadway, at the corner of Hildebrand and Broadway, made headlines when it resulted in the original Earl…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This cute 1941 Mahncke Park home was relocated when The Broadway tower was built in 2006
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20 San Antonio restaurants offering Christmas dinner to-go

As we reach the end of 2020, it’s safe to say we’ve had a stressful year. So, why not let someone else…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Central Market
4821 Broadway St., (210) 368-8600, centralmarket.com
Talk about a one stop shop! Turkey, ham or tenderloin? You decide. With variable sizes, entrees, and sides, you can take home a full holiday dinner made to suit your family. You can also pick up a bottle of wine while there, which is another plus.
Photo via Instagram / central_market
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24 essential spots to get pumpkin pie in San Antonio

Cooler temps in SA are synonymous with culinary staples such as tamales, caldo and cinnamon-spiced Mexican hot chocolate. When it comes to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Plantyful Sweets
1520 N. Main Ave., (210) 957-1480, plantyfulsweets.com
For those who are conscious about allergens and food sensitivities, Plantyful Sweets offers creamy sweets with no dairy, eggs, wheat, or soy. The shop uses organic produce, and are made from scratch in a vegan and gluten-free commercial kitchen. Get yourself a whole pie — that’s 8 to 10 slices — for $35.
Photo via Instagram / plantyfulsweets
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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
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The best food and drinks in San Antonio, according to our readers

The people of San Antonio have spoken! Here are the Best of San Antonio Food and Drink winners for 2020.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Brunch
Magnolia Pancake Haus, 606 Embassy Oaks, (210) 496-0828, magnoliapancakehaus.com
Photo via Instagram /  magnoliapancakehaus
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25 Essential Comfort Food Dishes Available for Takeout From San Antonio Restaurants

It’s safe to say that we all have one comforting dish that that we can rely on to soothe our soul, relax…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tony G's Soul Food’s Fried Catfish
915 S Hackberry, (210) 451-1234, tonygssoulfood.com
If soul food is the only thing that will ease your mind, head over to Tony G’s for any number of fried delicacies, including okra, chicken and shrimp. But above all, don’t miss the fried catfish. Huge fillets, dusted with cornmeal and fried to golden perfection, catfish connoisseurs are sure to be impressed. 
Photo via Instagram /  tonygssoulfood
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Recipes for Classic San Antonio Foods That You Can Make at Home

These days, a lot of San Antonians are making the smart call to hunker down to slow the COVID-19 pandemic. But just…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Earl Abel's Coconut Meringue Pie
This copycat recipe is chock-full of coconut flavor.
Find the recipe here.
Photo via Instagram/  earlabels_restaurant
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21 San Antonio Sweet Shops That Do Deliveries

The fact that many San Antonians have acquired love handles since March of last year hasn't stopped local lovers from planning romantic…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Schakolad Chocolate Factory
112 Broadway Street, (210) 354-3322, schakolad.com
At Schakolad Chocolate Factory, you can build your own box of chocolates online, choosing from over 20 flavors like Hazelnut Praline, Cheesecake Ganache, Cappucino Truffle and Dark Caramel with Sea Salt. Order direct from the website or find the shop on DoorDash, GrubHub or Postmates. 
Photo via Instagram /  
schakoladsat
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20 Classic Diners and Cafes in San Antonio You Should Spend Some Time At

Go back to the aesthetic of 1950s diners or enjoy the simple dishes served up at cafes, check out these spots for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mama’s Cafe
2442 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 826-8303, mamasrestaurants.com
If you stop by for breakfast, opt for the San Antonio omelette (with chorizo!) and make sure to eat a biscuit or two. If you stop by later in the day, share the fried mushrooms with the table and try the pork chops.
Photo via Instagram / holygoodsco
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The Most Exciting Restaurants and Bars Opening in San Antonio This Fall

Now that 2017 is nearly over (don't blink), we're excited about the number of restaurants and bars that are newly open or…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar 301
23567 W. I-10, facebook.com
Frank and Lori Hakspiel, the minds behind Fralo's Art of Pizza, are hoping to turn Bar 301 into a music venue complete with a piano bar, wine and food. The bar features a large patio, VIP room and an island bar, which will make the space versatile enough for meetings and parties alike.
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