North San Antonio is filled with a diverse array of dining options designed to suit the equally diverse selection of locals. Families, students, doctors and professionals populate this area, demanding restaurants that fit into all ends of the culinary (and budgetary) spectrum. Eclectic palates might find satisfaction at Antlers Lodge, Bolo’s Rotisserie Grille, Kona Grill and Silo’s Elevated Cuisine, while those who enjoy a more traditional and predictable dining experience might enjoy visiting Ounce Steakhouse or Italian staples like Aldo’s Ristorante and Colonna’s Ristorante. For the younger set or anyone seeking a dining room with a pulse, Houlihan’s and Maggiano’s often do the trick.
A bold setting with vaulted ceilings and inviting style is the first thing guests will notice as they step into 18 Oaks restaurant at the JW Marriott San Antonio. This Hill Country Resort restaurant continues to impress with quality seafood and steakhouse cuisine crafted using locally sourced and organic ingredients at every possible turn, as well as a lengthy selection of beers and wines.
9800 Hyatt Resort Dr., San Antonio TX 78251
Aptly named for a remarkable chandelier created from 500 pairs of naturally shed antlers, Antlers Lodge in the Hyatt Hill Country Resort offers an eclectic menu and a warm, friendly dining experience. Enlivening traditional Texas cuisine with flavorful twists, diners can sup on dishes like chicken fried oysters, kabobs with sweet potato and cactus hash, USDA prime filet mignon with amber ale caramelized onion sauce or venison loin with smoked tomato coulis.
9715 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio TX 78216
An artistic North San Antonio fine dining restaurant, Barbaresco offers a unique atmosphere to match its bold and flavorful contemporary American and steakhouse cuisine. The menu starts off with appetizers like beef carpaccio and seared sea scallops with prosciutto orange butter, then evolves to include creative risottos, seafood dishes, pastas and steaks. Be sure to stop in for signature cocktails and wines during happy hour.
16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio TX 78256
Regionally inspired dishes of the comfort-food variety make Brannon's Cafe a North San Antonio dining favorite. Offering a casual yet vibrant atmosphere and panoramic views of the Lost Quarry Pools for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Brannon's Cafe is located within the Westin La Cantera Resort, adding a bit of easy-going comfort to the stunning and luxurious surroundings.
Cibolo Moon – JW Marriott San Antonio
23808 Resort Parkway, San Antonio TX 23808
Located in the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, Cibolo Moon offers comfort food and Southwestern cuisine in a distinct and attractive setting. Savory brisket, bison meatloaf, tender baby back ribs, Texas style Pit beans and more populate the menu alongside crisp salads and flavorful appetizers. Also, don’t miss the equally popular breakfast and lunch menus.
Francesca's at Sunset
16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio TX 78256
Commanding views accompany every expertly crafted meal at Francesca’s at Sunset. This San Antonio fine dining restaurant works with Uncertain Farms (located just outside of San Antonio) to provide a farm-to-table dining experience featuring an ever-evolving menu of American and Southwestern cuisine crafted with fresh, seasonal ingredients. The award-winning wine list affords ample pairing opportunities.
High Velocity – JW Marriott San Antonio
23808 Resort Parkway, San Antonio TX 78261
An energetic restaurant where sports reign supreme, High Velocity is a casual gathering spot that remains popular throughout the year. This restaurant at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa offers satisfying lunch and dinner menus for patrons who are stopping in to catch the game and enjoy brews, cocktails and casual American fare.
Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse
123 N. Loop 1604, San Antonio TX 78232
An award-winning San Antonio dining option, Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse impresses with flawless preparations of fresh seafood and mid-western, grain-fed, aged prime beef. The wine cellar summons envy with over 3,000 bottles of New and Old World wines to enjoy sans food or pair with entrées from the diverse menu.
2427 Vance Jackson Rd., San Antonio TX 78213
La Fogata stands out from its brethren in the San Antonio Mexican restaurant scene by offering mouthwatering, authentic Mexican cuisine in an award-winning setting. Lush patios, cantera stone columns and bubbling fountains create a beautiful stage for satisfying the palate with richly flavorful fare.
1401 N. Loop 1604 W., Suite 105, San Antonio TX 78258
An elegant and chic option for steakhouse cuisine in San Antonio, Ounce Steakhouse has earned a following for creative entrees crafted from high quality steaks and seafood. All of the steaks are aged 28 days and broiled at 1,800 degrees to please demanding palates with the finest flavors. A list of award-winning wines presents ample pairing opportunities.
Silo Elevated Cuisine – 1604
434 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio TX 78232
Sleek, minimalist black & white décor and crystal-globe chandeliers set an impressive stage for dining at Silo Elevated Cuisine – 1604. Creative preparations of world-class cuisine even earned Silo a place on the list of Zagat’s 2007 Top American Restaurants. Brunch, lunch and dinner all feature both higher-end and moderately priced options for diners to enjoy.
Sushi Zushi – Colonnade
9867 IH-10 W., San Antonio TX 78230
Traditional dishes and creative interpretations of Japanese cuisine make Sushi Zushi a popular San Antonio dining choice. While relaxing in the friendly, contemporary bistro setting, patrons can sup on the well-crafted dishes, enjoy attentive service and search for a favorite potable on the list of over 50 sakes.
Wildfish Seafood Grille
1834 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio TX 78248
Seafood, Steak, American.
With a stylishly whimsical open setting, a sleek lounge and a beautiful patio, Wildfish Seafood Grill, another venture of the successful Eddie V’s Restaurants Inc, is a San Antonio dining option suitable for almost every occasion. USDA prime, center-cut steaks, freshly caught seafood creatively prepared, delicious sides and an oyster bar promise satisfaction, and Happy Hour is not to be missed.