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August 6, 2009

Downtown Dining

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Today, MISSIONS UNKNOWN offers a list of restaurants located on San Antonio’s world-famous Riverwalk. For those of us that live here, these places are familiar and obvious. However, for out-of-towners, it’s hard to know where to begin. We offer this long list today. Coming this Thursday, we’ll select ten favorite Riverwalk and downtown restaurants that any foodie fan will crave!

Selected Dining on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Acenar (Tex-Mex and Contemporary)
Zuni Grill (Southwestern cuisine)
Paesano’s (Italian)
Biga on the Banks (Upscale contemporary)
Boudros (Upscale Texas Bistro on the Riverwalk)
Little Rhein Steak House (Historic steakhouse w/ great wine list)
The Fig Tree (Upscale, contemporary American cuisine)
Citrus Restaurant (Upscale, contemporary American cuisine)
Paloma Riverwalk (Contemporary Mexican cuisine)
Las Canarias (New American cuisine)
Jim Cullum’s Landing (Live jazz and cocktails)
Rio Rio Cantina (Tex-Mex)
Casa Rio (Tex-Mex)
Café Ole (Tex-Mex / home of the 60 oz. Margarita)
Swig’s Martini Bar (Upscale / martinis, cocktails, cigars, pretty people)
MadDog’s British Pub (Imported beers / fish and chips / kilts)
Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub (Lots of beer / sing-along bar)
The Iron Cactus (Mexican food / over 80 kinds of tequila)
The County Line
Rainforest Café
Hard Rock Café
Lone Star Cafe
Landry’s Seafood
Dick’s Last Resort
Bar Rojo
Coyote Ugly
Tex’s Sports Bar on the Riverwalk

Selected Downtown Core Restaurants
Walking Distance from the Riverwalk (Commerce St. / Market St. / Houston St.)

Mi Tierra (World-famous San Antonio restaurant, bar, and bakery / open 24 hours)
Le Reve (French / Ranked by Gourmet Magazine as 1 of 50 Best US Restaurants)
The Palm (Legendary classic American steakhouse)
Schilo’s Delicatessen (Great German food and beer)
Houston St. Bistro
Sip Coffee House
Saltgrass Steak House
Pat O’ Brien’s
La Margarita
The Sandbar
Blanco Café
Radius Café
Cool Café
Zen Bar

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