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About Bohanan's Prime Steaks and Seafood

Bohanan’s fame is founded on sublimely tender prime beef grilled over fragrant mesquite wood. Enjoy extraordinarily delicious Akaushi beef, Chef/Owner Mark Bohanan’s large custom cuts of prime aged corn-fed beef, succulent seafood flown in fresh daily, and spectacular table-side desserts flambé. Imbibe a classic cocktail at the first-floor Bar at Bohanan’s, then join us upstairs for the best steak you’ve ever eaten. Located in a historic building in downtown San Antonio about a block from the River Walk. AAA Four Diamond rating and Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence.

219 East Houston Street
Suite 275
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Navarro or Saint Mary's

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(210) 472-2600

Website:
http://www.bohanans.com/

Entertainment:
Enjoy live entertainment from South Texas Jazz on Friday & Saturday Evenings!

Parking Details:
Curbside valet available. Valet service will be added to the final bill.

Public Transit:
Bohanan's is located in the center of downtown San Antonio; walking distance from most downtown hotels and conveniently located to city's public transportation.

Executive Chef:
Mark Bohanan / Owner

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Bohanan’s is the perfect place to make your special event one to remember. The exquisite cuisine, elegant ambiance and outstanding service will ensure that your special event will be the very best experience for you and your guests.

Bohanan's Prime Steaks and Seafood Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (136)
Good for Anniversaries (118)
Romantic (109)
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Notable Wine List (88)
Pre/post Theatre (69)
Business Meals (65)
Worth the Drive (61)
Good for Birthdays (56)
Quiet Conversation (48)
Handcrafted Cocktails (38)
Authentic (35)
Bar Seating (30)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Good for Groups (26)
Cozy (22)
Fun (21)
Vibrant Bar Scene (21)
Happy Hour (20)
Live Music (16)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Hot Spot (15)
Local Ingredients (14)
Scenic View (14)
Seasonal (13)
Comfort Food (11)
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 (San Antonio)·Dined 3 days ago

As always ... excellent service from Gabe and the staff. Excellent food and atmosphere.. my all time favorite place for fine dining . Great seating overlooking the Majestic Theatre

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View, Live Music, Business Meals, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 4 days ago

Great Food, Great Service, Overall a fantastic dining experience! I would suggest plan on using the valet parking it was worth it for the convenience. We enjoyed the best steaks we have ever eaten. That is a big compliment from a person originally from Chicago, which has some world-class steak places!

My only suggesting is that the restaurant either put up a a sign or have a greeter at the entrance to let patrons know in order to get the restaurant you need to walk all the way to the back where there is a hostess station. My fiancé and I had to walk around the front bar area looking around till someone at the bar pointed us to the back of Bohanan’s.
We definitely will return in the future.

This will be our special event dining restaurant in San Antonio.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Incredible place to enjoy a special meal. We went for steaks based on family recommendation but their seafood should also be a good bet because it is flown in daily. Dinner was delicious starting with a carefully composed Caprese salad featuring aged balsamic, heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil and hand pulled velvety mozzarella. A perfect blend of flavors.
Filets and ribeyes were beautifully mesquite grilled and rested. Bernaise sauce was uniquely tasty and side dishes of sauteed spinach, creamy lobster corn and scalloped potatoes were exceptional and shared by all. The only miss was a wild rice pancake with poblano cream. Pancake was too much pancake and not enough rice.
Topped off the meal with fresh fruit, creme brule and a unique pecan pie creation that was out of this world.
Service was lead by Shannon who was the personification of perfect service. He guided us well, taught us about the protein prep and made us feel like special guests. Would definitely ask for him but all staff seemed exceptionally competent, trained and friendly.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined 5 days ago

I have been to Bohanan’s many times and frequent many of the steak house’s around San Antonio, and the service I received on Wednesday was horrible. I was at the restaurant for a business dinner and the waiter we had kept dropping the ball, from the slow service taking our first drink order, then we had to request that he take our food order and finally when we ordered a second cocktail we had to replace the order (after waiting 15mins). When you going to a higher priced restaurant you are paying for service not just a good steak (which it was very good), you expect to have excellent service. Not sure what the issue was but the service was not up to past experiences.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Anchorage)·Dined 5 days ago

I wish there were more choices regarding appetizers and soups. We were really happy overall and enjoyed our experience. My only critique would be with the French onion soup; the bread in the soup was too big and thick to be appreciated. It acted more like a plug which detracted from the entire dish. The wait staff were fantastic! Will come back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 6 days ago

Arrived a bit early so I decided to have a cocktail in the first floor bar. I waited 10 minutes to get waited on and the place was virtually deserted. I will say that the bartender redeemed himself with a very good Old Fashioned.

The food and waitstaff upstairs in the restaurant well above expectations. The waitstaff were very attentive but not overbearing. The bone in filet was one of the best pieces of meat I have eaten and I travel extensively. I will be making this a must stop every time I get back to San Antonio.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined 6 days ago

We had Delicious steaks, perfectly prepared salmon, and desserts prepared at the table. Our server (s) we’re intelligent and properly attentive. This is a local but distinguished venue. Highly recommend.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined 7 days ago

The service and food were impeccable!! Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Our waitstaff and food was over the top amazing. Completely worth every single penny ! The only draw back at all was the noise level, my husband had to yell a couple of times. Our waiter, Gabriel, even had the valet grab my other shoes from the car so we could go stroll around before we left ! Just a top notch establishment .

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Restaurant was nice.. food was good... but the bar was less than inviting.. our server couldn’t remember we were there... band a tad noisy and although we tried to catch ANYONE’S eye to get olives and club soda... we almost left but decided to give the restaurant a try... so glad we stayed! An enjoyable experience... our server Jose and assistants were on point... my less than perfect marks on my assessment were partially based on an UNhapoy hour waiting on our 9:15 reservation... Kudos to the chefs and Jose.. we will return...

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Our overall experience was excellent. The bar downstairs made some great signature cocktails . The restaurant was busy and the service was a 10. The food was amazing. Everything from the candied jalapenos to the red snapper to the filet were perfect. I would defiantly put this restaurant on my list of places to go. I cant wait to go back again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Wonderful ascusual

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Top notch service and high quality meals for both of us. We both commented that our steaks were the best we have had in a long time. We had mushrooms, mashed potatoes and Mac and cheese for sides to share. More than enough as the portions are generous. Our team of servers, led by Alex, were on point the entire evening. First time diners, but we will be returning.

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was excellent! Service was excellent - Gabe took great care of us!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

The restaurant met all expectations. Service was great, everyone checking on how we were but yet not to much. Will be back and will greatly recommend. Need to come back and check out bar and music!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Good service. However we had a reservation for 8:00pm and were not seated until 8:45pm. This normally wouldn't be a huge deal but since it was nearly 9:30 before we ate dinner, we were highly disappointed and likely wont return. What would've happened if we had arrived 45 minutes late?

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great restaurant. Food was excellent and the service was even better. Whole heartedly recommend Bohanan's!

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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Service and food were outstanding! Great example of fine dinning San Antonio style. Upscale but comfortable. We were made to feel welcome and appreciated. Filet was delicious!

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Bohanan's provides consistent, excellent service, high quality steaks, seafood and sides. Wine list is extensive and very good and the myxologists are well-trained.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Fun, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Overall very good experience, the only feedback for improvement would be to serve these excellent stakes on hot plates otherwise they arrive warm at best.

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

The was food and service exceptional! We enjoyed the dining experience😀

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

After 20 years, still our favorite for every special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We enjoyed the steak very much - it was perfectly cooked and tasted great.
All other food including the appetizers were just ok.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Naples)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Everything was perfect — from beginning to end! We were looking for a local & non-chain steak house, and we found it! The service was impeccable. All waiters were knowledgeable and helpful. We’ll be back for sure!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

We had a very enjoyable evening. Great Food and Service - 5 Star all the way. Will definitely recommend to people visiting or living in San Antonio.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Anymore it is hard to find classic, professional service at a restaurant but the service in this place is top notch and old school. It wouldn’t hurt to admit a few women into the ranks of the clubby waitstaff but other than that, no complaints here. Watching the waitstaff was like watching a ballet. Superb service matched by superb food. Wow.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Without a doubt, the best meal we had in San Antonio. Service was excellent. Food superior. Just a wonderful experience.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Service was wonderful and ambiance was nice. Candied jalapeños on whipped cream cheese appetizer was phenomenal but it went down hill after that. Waiter was offended when I jokingly said i wouldn’t share my salad so comped my husband one of his own and neither salad was shareable portion. All sides were a separate price. After the long and pretentious explanation of different cuts of meat, waiter acted disappointed yet again when we chose the cheaper $48 steak. My husbands ribeye was not marbled but surrounded by fat. Neither steak had any taste. Definitely not something i would want to try again. We decided to try the cream brûlée but crust was too thick and over torched. Wouldn’t recommend nor return.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 4, 2017

My wife and I have dined here on two separate occasions, and both times it was great. The service is superb and the food is out of this world. It’s a tights squeeze in the restaurant and the waiters are always bustling but it adds to the great ambiance!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Romantic
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Our children purchased us gift cards for Christmas so we could get the Chateau Billion for two. The service and experience were incredible. The waiter even had the meat split so we could each have our selected temperature. The price you pay is for the impeccable service you are given. Well worth the money for a special occasional.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a reservation for 9:30 but arrived early. Despite plenty of seating available throughout our dining, we ate at the bar. Had the steak not been heavily salted, it would have been really good. Alas, it was encrusted with excessive salt. Go somewhere else for good quality steak.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 3, 2017

As always, the food was incredible. Gabriel took our table and he is by far one of the best at Bohanans. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Superb dining experience, complete with amazing food and impeccable service! Can't wait to return next time we visit San Antonio.

Tags: Live Music, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great classic steakhouse. Pricey but worth every penny. Great wine list and service. First class all the way.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Austin)·Dined on December 2, 2017

First experience with the restaurant and the service team did not disappoint. All involved took time to fully explain each course and all parts of the drink and dinner menu, as well as off menu specials. Ignacio and Shannon were outstanding.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Started off wonderful, then felt rushed with salads and main course, then service fell off for desert. They were not over crowded and there were 3 + servers per table. I’ve been several times and this time didn’t feel very special.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Bohanan's has always been known as a special restaurant, but the last 2 times I've been there, I've left feeling disappointed. The bar on the first floor is first-rate and still my favorite place to sit, sip, and listen. But the restaurant is off my list. For the second time in a row, the restaurant had an odd smell, the meat was terribly undercooked, my chair was uncomfortable, and the food was average. There are so many great new restaurants in San Antonio that may not give you quite the impressive ambiance, but you will get superior just about everything else, and for a fraction of the cost.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Love this restaurant - the exceptional service and deliciously prepared food.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This place was amazing. I’ve eaten at a lot of prime steak restaurants and this place has it all, ambiance, great food and fantastic service. I will be back when I’m in San Antonio next!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Outstanding service and one of the best steaks in town.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Live Music, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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