The 27 best places in San Antonio to eat when you're alone

There's something to be said for enjoying a high-quality meal while basking in your own company. While San Antonio operates with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Niki’s Tokyo Inn
819 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 736-5471, facebook.com/nikis.tokyo.inn
Incredibly authentic with tatami-style seating, Niki’s Tokyo Inn is a solid choice for genuine Japanese eats. Whether you take a seat on the floor or grab a stool at the bar, you can enjoy freshly-made sushi and other classic Japanese dishes all by your lonesome.
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24 San Antonio restaurants that are always worth the wait

Delicious dishes, gorgeous atmosphere and impeccable service make each of these sought-after spots difficult to get into on a whim. Sometimes, you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Toro Kitchen + Bar
Multiple Locations,torokitchenandbar.com
Toro Kitchen and Bar is a local mini-chain with two locations in the Alamo City. With authentic Spanish tapas and live music every Friday and Saturday night, it's a great spot to meet up with friends — or take a date. So let the red wine and tapas flow, but be sure to book a table in advance. 
Photo by enriquevmedia via Instagram / torokitchenandbar
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24 bars and restaurants to take out-of-towners that show the real San Antonio

It can be hard choosing a place to take friends or family visiting from out of town — or if you're just…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Esquire Tavern
155 E. Commerce St., (210) 222-2521 esquiretavern-sa.com
Though not the first cocktail bar in San Antonio, The Esquire earns points for several great traits. From its storied history as the longest bar in Texas, to its thoughtful decor, to its amazing food menu, to its extensive mezcal list, and yes, classic and inventive cocktails, there's a bit of everything to find here. 
Photo via Facebook / EsquireTavernSA
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23 bloody marys and micheladas every San Antonian should have tried by now

Tomato-based libations like bloody marys and micheladas have triggered plenty of debates between drinking buddies. Some folks love a punch of umami…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Costa Pacifica
434 N Loop 1604 W, (210) 491-4497, costapacificausa.com
Known for margaritas and seafood, this north-SA joint also builds Bloody Marys and Micheladas of epic proportions. Sufficiently salty and full of cerveza, definitely add this place to your brunch rotation. 
Photo via Instagram / costapacificasa
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Essential San Antonio restaurants and bars with outdoor patios

With COVID surging again in San Antonio, it makes sense to play it safe and avoid crowded indoor spaces. That's why we…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Jay Moreno

Buckets Burgers and Beer
Masks Not Required for Staff or Customers
2014 S WW White Rd, (210) 251-2232, Facebook.com/Bucketsbeergarden
This family-friendly joint offers ample outdoor seating as well as space for the kiddos to let loose. An outdoor bar, live music and huge burgers — among other scrumptious food items — make this a spot you don’t want to miss when the weather is nice.   
Photo via Facebook / Buckets Burgers and Beer Garden
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The 24 most beautiful restaurants in San Antonio

Whether you're seeking a romantic date spot or simply looking for world-class dining, you'll be in awe of these gorgeous, locally-owned eateries.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Biga on the Banks
203 S St Mary's St, (210) 225-0722, biga.com
In the busy streets of downtown you’ll find this landmark eatery, known for its take on New American fare. Though the menu is constantly changing, you can always find inventive dishes, worldly wines and breathtaking River Walk views in Chef Bruce Auden's dining room.
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25 extremely outdoor dining options in San Antonio

Look, we get it — folks are itching to get out of the house. But they need to do it safely. That's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen 
103 E Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215, (210) 446-9303, elsewheregarden.com 
The dog- and family-friendly spot was voted Best New Bar in 2020 by our readers, and it's easy to see why. Swing seats overlooking the San Antonio River, lush landscaping, a selection of brews and wine, and savory snacks create a perfect urban getaway. 
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
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20 San Antonio Bars and Restaurants with a Fireplace

Whether you want to post up somewhere cozy or warm up by the fire, your best bet is to hit up these…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Signature
16401 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 247-0176, destinationhotels.com
As part of the La Cantera Resort & Spa, Signature from esteemed Chef Andrew Weissman brings fine dining to tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re taking a staycation or just stopping by for dinner, you can trust Signature to make some of the best food in the city. The restaurant also features a gorgeous space, complete with a fireplace, so it’s no wonder it was named one of the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. earlier this year.
Photo via Instagram / signaturesanantonio
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