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Shake Shack-San Antonio Restaurants

Shake Shack-San Antonio Restaurants

My first visit to Shack Shake was both good and bad. The good part was the hamburger had really good flavor, but it was a very small Burger. The hot dog was served cold. I did like the french fries they served but I don’t… ||| I have been to locations in NYC and CT and this was my first trip to SA location. They have some local touches in their beer selection and are using Abita (New Orleans) root beer for the floats. My nephew had told me about the…

Biga on the Banks-San Antonio Restaurants

Biga on the Banks-San Antonio Restaurants

Excellent dinner. Varied menu that changes daily. Great wine list. Our server was amazing. He was always around but not overbearing. We had a wonderful warm spinach salad and a beet salad. DH had vinison and quail. I had a perfectly cooked ribeye. Also had… ||| We had a business dinner at Abigail on the banks. We had appetizers of chorizo empanadas, Crab cakes, and wild game spring rolls. The Star was the spring rolls. Wild turkey, venison, and ostrich Topped with a red sauce. OMG. One of the best things…

The Guenther House Restaurant-San Antonio Restaurants

The Guenther House Restaurant-San Antonio Restaurants

This was our second timing dining here and will be the last. The products are great in the gift shop but the ladies are not. Shopped here on Saturday after Black Friday and asked about the Black Friday deals offered on FB (30% off I… ||| While visiting San Antonio we were told the Guenther House was a great place to eat. It was outstanding. In fact, it was so good the first time we decided to go back for a second visit. The service was wonderful and the food was…

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen-San Antonio Restaurants

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen-San Antonio Restaurants

After being up all night, then flying in to San Antonio, I was hungry as soon as I arrived. I was in the parking lot when they opened. While I have ate at Cheddar’s before, the one in my town generally has not had the… ||| Brought my family to eat dinner here and were were disappointed. Took over 50 minutes to get our food. Ordered drinks, sent 2 of them back because they were nasty. Wasn’t impressed with our waitress at all. Gravy was ice cold. Steak was cooked medium…

Big’Z Burger Joint-San Antonio Restaurants

Big'Z Burger Joint-San Antonio Restaurants

Went to Big’Z Burgers and grabbed dinner with the kids and some friends and their kids. Big’Z serves huge burgers – I initially mistook the kids’ burgers for my wife’s and mine! And they are scrumptious – definitely try their chalupa burger, which is a… ||| I took my kids here after seeing it on the Zimmern List TV show. We very very happy with our experience here. The staff was friendly, the place was clean, and the food was top notch. If you are in the mood for a burger,…

Cactus Flower-San Antonio Restaurants

Cactus Flower-San Antonio Restaurants

This is the breakfast place at the Marriott Riverwalk in SA. I ate there during a stay, it was part of my elite package and I could upgrade and get the omelette bar for $5 a person, which I did. There are sparse offerings on… ||| We wife and I are staying in the Marriott Riverwalk where the cafe is located. We ate breakfast, had room service dinner and a room service breakfast. I generally don’t expect much from hotel restaurants but I was totally shocked by how delicious the food…

Bowl and Barrel-San Antonio Restaurants

Bowl and Barrel-San Antonio Restaurants

Neat place. It’s not your typically bowling alley. Decor is nice. Staff was average. Server was excellent. It’s probably best suited for adult group outings though I bowled with 2 kids and it was fun. Drink specials are not really specials because they just give… ||| I went for a get together with some friends. I was not impressed. It was loud, the lanes used strings on the pins (More on that later), the people at the front did not pay attention to anyone by themselves, and there were pillars that…

Moses Rose’s Hideout-San Antonio Restaurants

Moses Rose's Hideout-San Antonio Restaurants

This is a bar with tv’s for sports. I had one of the best hamburgers I have ever tasted. There was pulled pork or brisket on it with some of the best sweet and tangy bbq sauce I have ever tasted. They make the sauce… ||| As ‘occasional visitors’ to San Antonio we were meeting a ‘tour’ leaving from Moses Rose’s. We didn’t eat dinner here, but we came back after the tour for ‘snacks’. We had ‘discount awards’ from having gone on the local tour and we met and completed…

Joe’s Crab Shack-San Antonio Restaurants

Joe's Crab Shack-San Antonio Restaurants

This service is still friendly, but my stomach is still reeling from the food I ate there at lunch. I was told by the waiter that the redfish and lobster platter would have ‘lots’ of lobster and that the redfish didn’t have a fishy taste,… ||| Stumbled upon this casual eatery while out walking the Riverwalk & couldnƒ??t resist a bucket of sweet snow crab legs. Excellent value for money, delicious food & good service. I loved that the chef came out to chat & see if people were enjoying themselves….

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q-San Antonio Restaurants

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q-San Antonio Restaurants

This is an area BBQ chain locally called “Bills.” This location is up the street from the local community college and is a regular place for pickup orders by my office. Since they have started serving breakfast, I am addicted to their Carne Guisada and… ||| Honestly, the best meal for the dollar spent especially the lunches! Great salads, BBQ & Fried Chicken! What’s not to like? Desserts are good, too! Best tea in town! Love their BBQ sauce! BBQ Grilled chicken salad is my favorite when I’m trying to eat…