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San Antonio, TX

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  • Dark Truffle Cake
    covered in dark chocolate ganache & garnished w/ dark chocolate ribbons & cocoa powder; batter contains mayonnaise
5.0 out of 5
146 ratings
est 2011; scratch-made sweets from family recipes
Cappy's Restaurant ($$)
(507 ratings)

5011 Broadway St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 828-9669
www.cappysrestaurant.com
  • Mustang Chicken
    horseradish crust, mustang sauce, mashed potatoes, chef vegetables; "so many layers of flavor!" -Pati Jinich
4.5 out of 5
507 ratings
est. 1977; brunch, lunch & dinner spot for casual/upscale American dining
Fat Tummy Empanadas ($)
(229 ratings)

2922 W Commerce St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 383-6415
fattummyempanadassa.com
4.5 out of 5
229 ratings
husband-and-wife team serving artisan Argentinian style empanadas
La Panaderia ($$)
(1102 ratings)

8305 Broadway Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 375-6746
lapanaderia.com
  • Chicken Milanesa Torta
    cilantro mayo, chicken milanesa, queso Asadero/Chihuahua, pickled jalapenos, guacamole lime
  • Mexican Sourdough Bread
    looks good
  • Tequila Almond Croissant
    top seller; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
1102 ratings
Mexican artisan bakery & cafe
Ma Harper's Creole Kitchen ($$)
(180 ratings)

1816 N New Braunfels Ave Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78208
(210) 226-2200
  • Fried Pork Chops
    served w/ red beans & rice
  • Gumbo
    crab, chicken, sausage, shrimp; served w/ rice & side of corn bread; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
180 ratings
serving New Orleans style cuisine; chef/owner 89-year old "Ma Harper" is a hoot!; Other Recipes: Cornbread
  • Royale w/ Cheese
    beef burger on house bun w/ cheddar, bacon & fried egg
4.5 out of 5
272 ratings
opened in 2010; fine dining establishment serving locally sourced American fare, prepared w/ no motorized machines
Smoke Shack [CLOSED] ($)
(237 ratings)

2347 Nacogdoches Rd Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 829-8448
www.smokeshacksa.com
  • "Big Dog"
    hoagie w/ link of homemade sausage, brisket, pulled pork, two BBQ sauces topped w/ vinegar slaw; looks good
  • Corn Chip Pie
    aka. "Frito Pie"; Fritos topped w/ brisket, pinto beans, cheddar cheese & BBQ sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
237 ratings
[CLOSED]; BBQ & Southern kitchen
  • Bacon Cheese Burgers and Chili Cheese Fries
    1/3-lb burger w/ mayo, crisp lettuce, ripe tomato, grilled onion pickles, mustard on toasted bun; freshly cut spuds, topped w/ homemade chili & cheese sauce; looks good!
  • Famous Italian Beef
    slow roast beef, cooked in its own au jus w/ no preservatives served baked on Italian roll; ask served "wet" (roll dipped in au jus); looks good
4.5 out of 5
527 ratings
serving authentic Chicago-style street food
Beto's Alt-MexSee Beto's Alt-Mex Video ($$)
(511 ratings)

8142 Broadway Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 930-9393
betosinfo.com
  • Chalupa Cabra
    tostada platter of stewed marinated goat served on sliced guava-cream cheese rolls and topped w/ curry sauce, cilantro slaw and shredded coconut; looks good
  • Chicken Poblano Empanadas
    top seller; chicken, poblano peppers, onions, tomatillo sauce & cheese
4.0 out of 5
511 ratings
opened in 1997; patio dining available; Other Recipes: Peruvian-Style Ceviche
CoveSee Cove Video ($$)
(1354 ratings)

606 W Cypress St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 227-2683
thecove.us
  • Fish Tacos
    looks good
  • Lamb Burger
    top seller; looks good
  • Portobello & Spinach Quesadilla
4.0 out of 5
1354 ratings
car wash, laundry mat & restaurant
  • Burnt End Melt
    smoked brisket burnt ends, cheddar mac, sliced pear, BBQ sauce pressed on ciabatta; looks good
  • Reuben
    house smoked pastrami, Swiss, kraut, house Russian dressing on rye; looks good
4.0 out of 5
451 ratings
"Paying homage to both the classic East coast deli and Midwest smokehouse"
  • Black Truffle Rollatini
    antipasta w/ truffle oil rolled in thin sheets of mozzarella; looks good
  • Pizza
    Melted leeks w/ cream, fontina, pulled prosciutto, carmelized onions, marinated olives, rosmary; looks good
  • Pork Love (Pizza)
    Napoletana pizza (thin crust); Tomato sauce, house-made Fior di Latte, salami, sausage, pancetta & speck; looks good
  • Burrata
    House-made mozzarella with a creamed and seasoned mozzarella topped w/ house-made pesto & basil oil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1606 ratings
opened in 2007; one of an elite 32 restaurants in the U.S. to receive the prestigious certification from L'Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana for serving authentic Pizza Napoletana; pizza oven shipped from Naples, Italy; homemade mozzarella; rustic crust
  • Caribbean Nachos
    fried plantain, beans, cheese w/ choice of pork, ground beef, churrasco steak (Guy got pork) topped w/ hot sauce; looks good
  • Chuleta Kan-Kan
    large fried pork loin chop w/ rib; served w/ side of rice & beans
4.0 out of 5
292 ratings
former teacher who dropped 25-year service to open this family operated & owned restaurant
  • Apple Pfannkuchen
    signature dish; custardy apple pie topped w/ homemade whipped cream; looks good
  • Bacon Waffle
    apple cider smoked and cured bacon embedded in homemade waffle
  • Corned Beef Hash
    uses certified Black Angus beef brisket brined for 14 days to make hash; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2176 ratings
opened in 2000
  • Lamb Couscous w/ Vegetables
  • Mechoui
    lamb roasted in a spice rub served on rice
  • Merguez
    Moroccan sausage
  • Moroccan Hummus
    more like a soup w/ whole chick peas
4.0 out of 5
365 ratings
Schilos Delicatessen ($)
(1194 ratings)

424 E Commerce St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 223-6692
schilos.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Antonio, TX"
  • Homemade Root Beer
    made w/ cane sugar; recipe dates back to the American Prohibition
  • Wienerschnitzel
    4-oz veal cutlet breaded & pan fried; served w/ sides of brown gravy & red cabbage
4.0 out of 5
1194 ratings
est. 1917; vintage German deli; breakfast & lunch spot known for Ruebens, soups & homemade root beer
Tycoon Flats ($$)
(1007 ratings)

2926 N Saint Marys St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 320-0819
tycoonflats.net
  • Creme Brulee w/ Bacon
    w/ chopped candied bacon bits
  • Fried Apple Bacon Cheeseburger
    1/2-lb burger w/ fried granny smith apples, Applewood smoked bacon & blue cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1007 ratings
since 1983; local favorite burger joint, w/ beer garden & live music
Big Lou's PizzaSee Big Lou's Pizza Video ($$)
(770 ratings)

2048 S Ww White Rd Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78222
(210) 337-0707
  • Big Lou 42"
    42-inch pizza
  • BBQ Brisket Pizza
    looks good
  • Big Lou "42"
    42-inch pizza; looks good
3.5 out of 5
770 ratings
#52 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Bun 'N' BarrelSee Bun 'N' Barrel Video ($)
(197 ratings)

1150 Austin Hwy Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78288
(210) 828-2820
www.bunnbarrel.com
  • Brisket Sandwich
    brined for 24-hrs and then smoked in oak & mesquite for 14-hrs; comes w/ spicy BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Spicy Thai Burger
    Thai pepper, garlic mixed in w/ meat; comes w/ cheese, Japanese mayo and sliced avocado
3.5 out of 5
197 ratings
est. 1950; blend of nostalgic past and budding future décor; drive-in
Chunky's Burgers ($)
(268 ratings)

4602 Callaghan Rd Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78228
(210) 433-9960
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Antonio"
  • Four Horseman Challenge
    challenge - burger with spicy hot toppings; Adam won
3.5 out of 5
268 ratings
Hot Joy ($$)
(878 ratings)

1014 S Alamo St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 368-9324
www.hotjoysa.com
  • Crab Caramel Chicken Wings
    twice fried wings w/ crab fat caramel
3.5 out of 5
878 ratings
opened in 2014; known for Asian cuisine & cocktails w/ a creative twist
Ray's Drive Inn ($)
(241 ratings)

822 SW 19th St Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 432-7171
www.raysdriveinn.net
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "San Antonio, TX"
  • "Puffy Taco"
    choice of filling; Casey had carne guisada, w/ sliced stewed beef, lettuce, tomato & cheddar cheese; served inside a trademarked deep-fried puffy hard shell tortilla (corn or flour)
3.5 out of 5
241 ratings
est. 1956; family Tex-Mex restaurant & drive-thru known for tacos, also serving enchiladas, burgers & hot dogs
Texas Pride Barbecue ($$)
(370 ratings)

2980 E Loop 1604 S Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78101
(210) 649-3730
www.texaspridebbq.net
  • Beans
    recommend adding hot & spicy BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Beef Brisket
    top seller; smoked for 12 hours; looks good
3.5 out of 5
370 ratings
opened in 1922; campy décor; rated best place to take out-of-town guests (Express News, 2008)
Tip Top CafeSee Tip Top Cafe Video ($$)
(390 ratings)

2814 Fredericksburg Rd Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78201
(210) 732-0191
www.tiptopcafe.com
  • Beef Enchiladas
    looks good
  • Fried Shrimp
    jumbo shrimp
  • Roast Pork
    marinated overnight; cooked for 4 hrs; topped w/ homemade gravy; looks good
3.0 out of 5
390 ratings
opened in 1938; passed down w/in family for 3 generations; recipes passed down from generations
El Bohio [CLOSED]See El Bohio Video ($)
(72 ratings)

1127 Harry Wurzbach Hwy Map It!
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 822-8075
elbohio.weebly.com
  • Mofango
    Puerto Rican fried plantain-based dish w/ deep-dried pork
  • Ropa Vieja
    shreaded beef brisket; looks good
2.5 out of 5
72 ratings
[CLOSED]; across street from Fort Sam Houston; Other Recipes: Tripleta
San Antonio, TX   (28 restaurants)    
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