Where to Eat Now
In our world, lunch is the most important meal of the day during the summer: more free time, vibrant flavors, and the amazing veggies that only summer can yield. We love lunching, and there are so many San Antonio neighborhood greats.
Here are the 10 lunch spots we live for:
5 Points Local
A favorite for healthy eats. As unique as it is good, this is a spot where you won't feel guilty about what you order. And they have breakfast all day long, so you can try that lovely breakfast bowl for lunch if you wish.
Chez Vatel Bistro
This cozy corner bistro in Olmos Village is the place for a French-inspired lunch. Order coq au vin for everyone, along with a nice bottle of wine.
Dough Pizzeria Napoletana
Adult pizza parties are all the rage. Upgrade your midday pizza lunch with pulled mozzarella and straight-from-the-farm ingredients at Dough.
La Frite Belgian Bistro
Southtown's favorite family run eatery is the go-to for amazing mussels, but there's a lot more to the menu. Buzzing with flavor and a good vibe, this bistro is just what you need for lunch.
Liberty is a San Antonio lunch favorite, serving many guests over the years, with amazing dishes at every table. First time here? Order the quiche of the day — no matter the day.
"Fine groceries and prepared food" is exactly right. This spot in acclaimed Hotel Emma has a little bit of everything, which works perfectly for those of us who just want it all. You can also grab and go for a picnic lunch.
Located in Neiman Marcus at the Shops at La Cantera is this lovely and refined space with a variance of cuisine. Grilled cheese with tomato jam is a simple and satisfying lunch choice. No matter what you order, the service will be amazing.
Nao Latin Gastro Bar
We return again and again for the fresh new offerings at Nao, the signature restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America's San Antonio campus. No need to see a menu: Order the salad bowl with shrimp, and you'll thank us later.
Silo Elevated Cuisine
A staple of the Alamo Heights neighborhood for years, it’s one of our go-to spots for a fabulous lunch. Chicken-fried oysters never get old, nor does the wine list.
Lunch done well, Tre delivers everything fresh out of the garden. The pasta is over-the-top amazing, but we tend to order every vegetable we can get our hands on. Golden beets, farro salad, cannellini white beans — you get it, order them all.
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