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13954 Nacogdoches RdSan Antonio, TX 78217
from the moment we walked in we were all greeted with a handshake. all the staff was super friendly and the food was great. after we all ate we still had enough food on our plates to take a to go box that was still a full meal.I would definitely recommend it to anybody and I will definitely be g…
6934 W Military DrSan Antonio, TX 78227
Bad service, bad, greasy, fishy fish. Gumbo was ok except for the tough tasteless shrimp they threw on top.\r \r Should have known the bbq and seafood were a bad combination. My worst dining experience in San Antonio.
6555 Bandera RdSan Antonio, TX 78238
Portions are very tiny. They use 2nd grade quality french fries (fries are all very short, about 1 inch. Batter is good, but like i said portions are way too small. Seems they are trying to make the most money by minimizing on any area they see as an advantage. Gumbo soup was horrible. Very wate…
6909 N Loop 1604 ESan Antonio, TX 78247
13777 Nacogdoches Rd Ste 107San Antonio, TX 78217
When u walk in u are greEted to warmfriendly place. All the seafood there amazing. One of the few places that has fries that are reheatable and still taste great. It's truly a wonderfully great place.
713 High StComfort, TX 79603
From Business: Nestled in a cozy section of historic Comfort, Texas is a real jewel. 814 - A Texas Bistro offers upscale dining and ambience at an affordable price. Visit us for a truly unique and memorable dining experience. We offer wine dinners that match Texas wines with tantalizing tastes and offer yet an another reason to getaway t…
4550 NW Loop 410San Antonio, TX 78229
We're having dinner at Little Rhine steak house downtown and im still thinking of my red lobster on 410 and callaghan. Great food and great service, hope to be there soon. Rhine steak house is great too..Javier
700 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 308San Antonio, TX 78258
Super Chinese kungfu tea, Mountain natural single clump of tea Weight loss, enhance the workload of drinking tea, very refreshing, healthy eating, ethylene glycol, delicious. Don't hurt a stomach, pure natural products strong refreshing body, aftertaste life. recommended http://www.ali…
3343 West AveSan Antonio, TX 78213
the food was excellent, served fresh, hot and promptly. very attentive server. the restaurant was clean and well priced.\r We orded the fish and shrimp dinner on more than one visit.\r Also orded the mexican food plate. It was served piping hot tasted great, the server was awsume.. I would rec…
5539 Enrique M Barrera PkwySan Antonio, TX 78227
Fui con mi familia a cenar pedi un caldo de mariscos grande y para mi sorpresa venia casi vacio. 2 charales.....como 3 ostiones del tamaño de un penny....y rajitas de crab. No tenia ni pulpo ni pescado......en unas cuantas cucharadas me acabe lo poco que tenia y me quedo puro caldo.....mi esposa…
2267 NW Military Hwy Ste 101San Antonio, TX 78213
All around, a top notch restaurant. I'd driven by it many times and really hadn't thought much of it; sort of unassuming in a strip mall on the northwest corner of 1604 and Redland Rd (new address). It was highly recommended to me by a trusted source, so I thought I would give it a shot. I was v…
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when my husband and i were trying to find a place to eat for our last night in san antonio on our getaway, we had it narrowed down to two places: the iron cactus and ritas. we just knew we wanted margaritas and mexican food. we wanted them to be good but at just before 7:00, we didn't think we would have to worry about making our plans right before 10 pm. HAHA were we wrong. ANYWAYS, after reading reviews on another website, we chose here because rita's had "horrible service and margaritas". did someone get them mixed up?! they are kind of close to each other. our waiter was ok- at first. i have been waiting tables for 6 years and bartending for 4 of them. when a waiter is nervous or has a bad night, i can tell, but i am sympathetic. but what i am NOT sympathetic to is being ignored or lied to. my husband asked what the difference between the margarita and the mexican martini size/price and our waiter told us it was DOUBLE THE SIZE... well for only 3 dollars more, it just made sense(from what he told us, DOUBLE THE SIZE, right?!?!?) so my husband ordered it and i a strawberry margarita, regular size. about 20 minutes later after our waiter had checked on his other tables several times without asking us if we were ready to order, we get our margaritas and they are NOT at all what they should be. my "strawberry" margarita was a house margarita with a tiny bit of strawberry swirled around the glass... i should have just gotten a house i guess. my husband's margarita was in a glass 2 oz. bigger than mine(we have them at the place i work) and since my margarita wasn't an ounce big... it was NOT twice the size. totally disappointed. it tasted good though. after 2 hours waiting for our food it took another 40 minutes waiting for our check(other tables of fernando's had the same problem), we contemplated asking for our bill several times(for the drinks, before the food came out), and right before we did it our food came out. it was lukewarm, my husband's fajitas were not sizzling and my queso was cold. by now it was 9:10 and we were so mad we just wanted to leave. we finally got to leave iron cactus at 9:40.. an almost THREE HOUR dining NIGHTMARE... at least the food could have been hot. i would have complained to the manager that night but it seems that a bunch of people beat me too it. we really had to make it to our other obligations, luckily we did. i knew that harassing a manager wouldn't make me feel better but maybe warning other people would...
I am not sure if many places...especially of the fast food sorts...would fit the bill for a 5-star rating. Still, Podna's Catfish and Po'Boys was an easy choice for a top rating. Having spent 6 months living in San Antonio, this place became one of my favorites. Although it is a place that could be easily overlooked on Austin Highway, and generally would not be fit for a 30 minute lunch if you work downtown, I found as many opportunities to go back as my co-workers would allow. The food in general is really good, but of course, you should shoot for the po'boys. My favorite was the 12" 1/2 fried oyster, 1/2 fried shrimp. Whatever you choose, it is overflowing with meat, the roll that it comes in is fresh and the sauce that you can add on your own is great. The fries weren't necessarily my favorite, but they are still really tasty and not overly fried or salty. This is a pretty basic restaurant, and watch out for the high noon lunches, as it might be difficult to find a table. But the staff is really nice and the owner, who willingly shares about his visit to New Orleans which led to the start of his business, is definitely a friendly character. Although I was never that rushed, they even have a drive-through, and I have heard that you can call in orders and have them cater. Now, I am off to new eating adventures in Dallas, TX as a next step in my own professional pursuits, but Podna's will definitely be on my list when I take my next trip to SA.
I HAVE LIVED IN SAN ANTONIO OFF AND ON FROM 1987 AND ON. I HAVE SERVED IN THE MILITARY AND HAVE TRAVELED THE WORLD AND HAVE EATEN SEAFOOD AND FOOD FROM THE PHILLIPINES TO SOUTH AMERICA. LA PLAYA SEAFOOD IS BY FAR THE BEST AND FRESHEST SEAFOOD YOU WILL EVER HAVE IN YOUR ENTIER LIFE. EVERYTHING THEY SERVE THE IS THE FINEST QUALITY AND THE FRESHEST TASTE AND FLAVOR. I PERSONALY LOVE THE COMBINATION PLATE THAT COMES WITH THE FRIED FROG LEGS. YES, THATS CORRECT FROG LEGS. NOW, NOT ONLY DO THEY HAVE GREAT SEAFOOD DISHES, THE DO HAVE MENU SELECTIONS THAT ARE EXACTLY WHAT YOU WOULD GET IN HOME CONTRIES. FOR EXAMPLE, THEY HAVE A PORTION OF THE MENU THAT IS NOTHING BUT PLATES FROM HONDURAS. NOW, MY WIFE IS FROM HONDURAS AND THE CHICKEN PLATE THAT THE SERVE THERE SHE STATES IS JUST LIEK IF NOT BETTER THAN WHAT YOU WILL FIND DIRECTLY IN HONDURAS. THEY ALSO FETURE PLATES FROM EL SALVADOR AS WELL. TO TOP EVERYTHING OFF THERE PRICES ARE THE BEST IN TOWN. FOR THE QUALITY AND AMOUNT OF FOOD THAT YOU GET IT IS HANDS DOWN THE BEST DEAL IN TEXAS. ALSO, THERE AGUAS DE FRESCAS ARE TOP NOTCH. I WOULD RECOMEND THIS RESTAURANT TO ANYONE WHO WANTS TO BE FULL AND KEEP THE COST TO AN MINIMUM. A FAMILY OF FOUR COULD EASILY EAT THERE FOR UNDER THIRTY DOLLARS AND HAVE TO TAKE HOME FOOD.
I have eaten lunch at this La Playa location at least monthly for several years now. Their food is delicious and reasonable priced. Where else can you get a seafood lunch special for $5.99? My favorite is the Filete Flameado which is a fish, shrimp, garlic, and cheese delight. I cringed at the other review posted about the "reused" shrimp cocktail and I have to say I was surprised. The food is always fresh and I would be disappointed if that really happened. Take a look at the El Salvadorean section of the menu and be sure to order a pupusa. I recommend the shrimp and cheese. Here's your chance to also try the authenic fried platains with cream and beans. Beware of anything that says mojo de ojo (drenched in garlic) because it could be overwhelming. I recall my mouth was almost numb from all the garlic on the fish I once tried. Mexican food is served here as well, but it would be a sin to not eat seafood at this restaurant. The staff is always friendly, efficient, and usually willing to explain some of the foreign items on the menu. Get there by 11:30 on Friday's during the Lenten Season or you will not find parking or an available table.
The atmosphere is fun and relaxing. We had reservations at 9:00 on a Tuesday night and were informed that they were running late. After finding a seat at a very vibrant and fun bar, the folks behind the bar were offering a taste of wine before we committed to a bottle. Unfortunately the same treatment did not follow us to the table. The server(RANDY) asked a few questions and then disappeared without explanation(we noticed food arriving at his other table, but he just left). When he had time to take our order the essentials were met, but there was very litle follow up and no real concern about our experience. We normally tip by service and not the check......this evening we probably paid too much. The food was fresh, competent and hot. It was also by formula and safe. We are not sure if it was the size of our bill, but we felt unappreciated by the server. The unprofessional service made our evening a disappointment. We will continue to hope that more local restauranteurs can make for a more unique experience. ;
Across from the Hotel Valencia this little deli exceeded my expectations. We were waiting for the valet and I spied this deli across the street. I asked the girl at the counter for something quick and delicious. She suggested the Unforgettable Druthers (turkey, cream cheese, bacon, sprouts, tomato, and avocado) and Kenny's Klub (turkey, bacon, onion, tomato) sandwiches. When I got in the car my boyfriend and I split the Unforgettable Druthers first. Who knew sprouts could be so good. Later on we shared the Klub and that was amazingly good too. All I have to say that I am glad the valet took forever with our car. If he hadn't we might have never had the pleasure of eating here. Love the food, will be back next time I am in town. I can't wait to try those sandwiches from the grill! :)
My brother and his wife went to for their Anniversary a few days ago and I was looking to take my wife for her Birthday Meson was recommended we choose to give it a try and we're happy we did. The food, ambiance, service and the staff were great. We have the le, escargo as appetizer, the house salad (Organic spring mix) Service with the French vinaigrette, my wife had the Lamb and I had the grilled New York cut of beef served with the bernaise sauce, a bottle of Little Black Dress wine which was very good for $21.00 I spoke with the owner who is from Dominican Republic and he said that they moved from the Zavala where they open on 1995 now they have being in the new location since 2008.Any way we enjoy everything there and will be back and tell every badge we know to give a try.
Now When we want a nice diner or lunch we go to Meson. The food is very very good we was there a few days ago for diner and to day we went for lunch We ordered the Ceasar Salad for two prepared table side and their lunch day special which was crab meat sauteed with a reduction of batter and wine with a hint of east indian spices, friend order the grilled salmon which was fresh and juicy, the Ice Tea and lemonade was the best we ever have, we complement the waiter and he said they use Kangen Water to make their tea, coffee and their thing in the restaurant. They have a full bar with very large wine list at very good price and private room for meeting. The place is beautiful and the people are nice. We recommend
Fantastic patio, great atmostphere, stellar menu and friendly service. Definitely not your typical San Antonio dining experience. The calamari appetizer is one of the best I have had, and the fresh sourdough bread is a perfect complement to their salads. However, they are huge, definitely best to split. Even if you split the 1/2 salad, you will have more than enough. The Sole is magnificent, and the sides are served family style, so everyone gets to try a little bit of everything. The desserts are fantastic, just remember that you need to order them BEFORE your dinner. Make reservations early in the week for the weekend...they book up fast.
I have lived in San Antonio for 15 years, I moved here from New York and could never find a pizza I liked they all tasted just like Pizza Hut. I recently ate at the new pizza place off University Heights and could not have been happier there pizzas where made with fresh ingredients. The pizzas where thin and crispy and full of flavor they had fresh pieces of tomatoe on all of there pizzas and it added so much more flavor. I would recomend this place to anyone who enjoys new york style pizza its not greasy and has a very fresh taste. Not only is the pizza outstanding they have a full bar and happy hour. Deffinantly go try this place!!!