Best of San Antonio

Here is a list of the “best” things in San Antonio. These are mainly restaurants and this list is mainly so Ben and I don’t forget where we had our favorite dishes! Also, if it’s not apparent, we like Mexican food, A LOT!

Overall Best Mexican Restaurant: Alamo Cafe (N. 281)
Honorable Mention: Rosario’s or Tito’s (both on S. Alamo)

Best Margarita: Cha-Cho’s (I-10 & Callaghan)
Honorable Mention: Tito’s or Rosario’s (Both on S. Alamo)

Best Salsa: Alamo Cafe (N. 281)
Honorable Mention: Iron Cactus (Riverwalk) roasted red salsa

Best Tortilla Chips: Chuy’s (281 & 1604)
Honorable Mention: Canyon Cafe (Quarry Market) – three different kinds of chips with amazing seasoning!

Best Mexican Sampler Platter: Cha-Cha’s (Babcock)

Best BBQ Brisket: The Granary (Pearl Brewery Complex)
Honorable Mention: Rudy’s (I-10 Exit Boerne Stage)

Best BBQ Ribs: Salt Lick (Driftwood, TX)

Best Salad:Cobb Salad at Drew’s American Grill (Stone Oak Parkway)
Honorable Mention: Steak Fajita Salad at Tito’s OR Beef Tenderloin Salad at Josephine Street Cafe

Best Bakery: Broadway Daily Bread (DeZavala location)
Honorable Mention: Broadway Daily Bread (Broadway location)

Best Snickerdoodle Cookie: Joseph’s Storehouse Restaurant & Bakery (N. St. Mary’s St at Mullberry)

Best Sopapillas: Alamo Cafe (N. 281)
Honorable Mention: Cha-Cha’s (Babcock)

Best Corn Tortillas: Horno Mision San Jose Bakery (1212 Fredericksburg Rd)
Honorable Mention: Panchito’s (on McCullough N of Hildebrand)

Best Flour Tortillas: Thousand Oaks Cafe (Austin Hwy)
Honorable Mention: Alamo Cafe (Emily), Lupe’s Tortilla (Ben)

Best Homemade potato chips: Bombay Bicycle Club (N. St Mary’s)

Best Italian Restaurant: Caparelli’s (La Vernia)

Best Steak: Ruth Chris (Downtown)

Best All-American Cafe: Olmos Pharmacy (Hildebrand & McCullough)

Best for Out-of-Town Guests: Tower of the America’s (dessert or apps only)

Best Burger: Mark’s Outing formerly Fatty’s Burgers (E. Houston St.)
Honorable Mention: Attaboy Burger’s (Alamo Eat Street  Food Truck)

Best French Fries: The Esquire (155 Commerce St)
Honorable Mention: Mark’s Outing formerly Fatty’s Burgers (E. Houston St)


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