Guidebook for San Antonio

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Guidebook for San Antonio

Food Scene

A good burger and fries at a local joint. Very small place and certainly no wine, but great milkshakes!
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Burger Boy
2323 North Saint Mary's Street
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A good burger and fries at a local joint. Very small place and certainly no wine, but great milkshakes!
Burgers, fish tacos, sweet potato fries. Good grub. Was featured on Iron Chef Michael Simon's new BBQ and Beer show!
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Tycoon Flats
2926 North Saint Mary's Street
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Burgers, fish tacos, sweet potato fries. Good grub. Was featured on Iron Chef Michael Simon's new BBQ and Beer show!
Pizza and subs; caters to the college crowd. No alcohol, but plenty of inexpensive and good food.
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Main Street Pizza & Pasta
1906 North Main Avenue
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Pizza and subs; caters to the college crowd. No alcohol, but plenty of inexpensive and good food.
Pizza, salad, and craft beer or wine, and a full bar with excellent cocktails. Much better pizza than any takeout!
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Barbaro
2720 McCullough Avenue
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Pizza, salad, and craft beer or wine, and a full bar with excellent cocktails. Much better pizza than any takeout!
We love this place! Free WI FI, couches and sofas to sit on. Beer and wine and really good food. Very relaxed for when you want to take your time.
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Candlelight Coffeehouse
3011 North Saint Mary's Street
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We love this place! Free WI FI, couches and sofas to sit on. Beer and wine and really good food. Very relaxed for when you want to take your time.
This is great Q very close to downtown. Get there early before they run out of ribs. Texas Magazine rated them one of the best in the state - that's in Texas where there are BBQ joints every block!
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Smoke Shack BBQ + Southern Kitchen
3714 Broadway Street
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This is great Q very close to downtown. Get there early before they run out of ribs. Texas Magazine rated them one of the best in the state - that's in Texas where there are BBQ joints every block!
Inexpensive Mexican food -- go there for breakfast and order the huevos rancheros for about 5 bucks.
Taqueria Chapala Jalisco
1819 McCullough Ave
Inexpensive Mexican food -- go there for breakfast and order the huevos rancheros for about 5 bucks.
Another nice place to have a coffee.
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Local Coffee
302 Pearl Parkway
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Another nice place to have a coffee.
Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives rated this the best pizza in San Antonio -- but that was before Barbaro opened. Still, great pizza!
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Dough Pizzeria Napoletana
6989 Blanco Road
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Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives rated this the best pizza in San Antonio -- but that was before Barbaro opened. Still, great pizza!
This is our favorite non-taco joint Mexican restaurant. The dishes here are fantastic. Local place with great food. This is the place to take your guests for a very nice Mexican dinner.
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La Fonda On Main
2415 North Main Avenue
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This is our favorite non-taco joint Mexican restaurant. The dishes here are fantastic. Local place with great food. This is the place to take your guests for a very nice Mexican dinner.
Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives rated this the best taco in San Antonio. That's quite a claim, but they do have good tacos.
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Taco Taco Cafe
145 East Hildebrand Avenue
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Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives rated this the best taco in San Antonio. That's quite a claim, but they do have good tacos.
The best croissants this side of Paris! Ask for some jelly to go with - they've got it and will be happy to provide.
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Bakery Lorraine
306 Pearl Parkway
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The best croissants this side of Paris! Ask for some jelly to go with - they've got it and will be happy to provide.
Ma Harper has won 100's of trophy's for her gumbo. This joint is far from fancy, but has THE best gumbo. Not walkable from us, but worth a short drive for the gumbo.
Ma Harper's Creole Kitchen
1816 N New Braunfels Ave
Ma Harper has won 100's of trophy's for her gumbo. This joint is far from fancy, but has THE best gumbo. Not walkable from us, but worth a short drive for the gumbo.
This restaurant has a "Steak & Whiskey" sign in the window, and they mean it! Visit this place before a Spurs game and ride the free bus to the AT&T Center them back after the game.
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Josephine Street
400 East Josephine Street
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This restaurant has a "Steak & Whiskey" sign in the window, and they mean it! Visit this place before a Spurs game and ride the free bus to the AT&T Center them back after the game.

Arts & Culture

Great local museum right on the Riverwalk. Free on Tuesday afternoon and Sunday morning.
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San Antonio Museum of Art
200 West Jones Avenue
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Great local museum right on the Riverwalk. Free on Tuesday afternoon and Sunday morning.
Interesting museum; well worth the trip, especially if the weather isn't cooperating!
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Witte Museum
3801 Broadway Street
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Interesting museum; well worth the trip, especially if the weather isn't cooperating!
Another great museum; this one has fabulous grounds to tour.
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McNay Art Museum
6000 North New Braunfels Avenue
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Another great museum; this one has fabulous grounds to tour.

Shopping

Local bookstore with a nice selection of books in a wide variety of categories.
The Twig Book Shop
306 Pearl Parkway
Local bookstore with a nice selection of books in a wide variety of categories.
When you want a mall, this one is as good as any.
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North Star Mall
7400 San Pedro Avenue
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When you want a mall, this one is as good as any.
The Pearl is a destination for many restaurants, shops, coffee or wine, etc. It's a nice place to walk around, and it's less than a 10 minute walk. Also, on weekends there is a Farmer's Market.
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Pearl Brewery
303 Pearl Parkway
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The Pearl is a destination for many restaurants, shops, coffee or wine, etc. It's a nice place to walk around, and it's less than a 10 minute walk. Also, on weekends there is a Farmer's Market.
UPS Store just a couple of miles up the street from us.
The UPS Store
4007 McCullough Avenue
UPS Store just a couple of miles up the street from us.
When you need a hardware store, nothing else will do. This is an old-fashioned hardware store with just about everything, and it's close. They make keys, too.
Schnabel's True Value
4337 McCullough Avenue
When you need a hardware store, nothing else will do. This is an old-fashioned hardware store with just about everything, and it's close. They make keys, too.
Fantastic ice cream cones!
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Lick Honest Ice Creams
312 Pearl Parkway
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Fantastic ice cream cones!

Essentials

This is the nearest full grocery store.
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H-E-B
300 West Olmos Drive
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This is the nearest full grocery store.

Sightseeing

Iconic and historic. The line moves quickly. Worth seeing again no matter how many times you've been! A Texas shrine; the most important tourist destination in the entire state - that's Texas! BIG!
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San Antonio, TX 78205
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Iconic and historic. The line moves quickly. Worth seeing again no matter how many times you've been! A Texas shrine; the most important tourist destination in the entire state - that's Texas! BIG!
There are 5 missions; the Alamo is the northernmost, but the other 4 are well worth visiting! When you go make sure you see the movie! 20 minutes of a great, great short film.
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Mission San Jose
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There are 5 missions; the Alamo is the northernmost, but the other 4 are well worth visiting! When you go make sure you see the movie! 20 minutes of a great, great short film.

Everything Else

The Hotel Emma is a culinary destination with a great bar, a shop selling upscale foodie items, and VERY expensive hotel rooms ($328!). Still, close by and well worth stopping in to gawk & get a drink
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Hotel Emma
136 E Grayson St
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The Hotel Emma is a culinary destination with a great bar, a shop selling upscale foodie items, and VERY expensive hotel rooms ($328!). Still, close by and well worth stopping in to gawk & get a drink