The Best Breakfast Restaurants in San Antonio

When people think of San Antonio, they often think of the Alamo, the River Walk or Sea World. This diverse city delights visitors with another world-class attraction: a thriving culinary scene. Even as the oldest city in Texas, San Antonio keeps introducing hot new eateries and unexpected breakfast ideas. UNESCO named it "a Creative City of Gastronomy", and, in recent years, top chefs have moved into the River City. But, when it comes to the best breakfast in San Antonio, where do the most knowledgeable foodies go? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We've pulled statistics from thousands of expert restaurant reviews to put together this OpenTable list of the best breakfast in San Antonio. Rise and shine and book a table today!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar, Cappy's Restaurant, La Fonda on Main
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary American, Mexican
Neighborhoods:North San Antonio, Alamo Heights, San Antonio
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar

$$$$·American·
North San Antonio
612 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar has a clear mission: to showcase ingredients from local farms. It debuted in September 2018, and it’s a joy to sit back and relax there. Diners can admire the lounge’s...

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Best Value in San Antonio
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Cappy's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Alamo Heights
3,313 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch

Located near the city’s downtown, Cappy’s Restaurant is renowned for its weekend brunches. Weeks after a meal at Cappy's, a patron might daydream about the truffled scrambled eggs, cold water lobster ...

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Best Overall in San Antonio
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La Fonda on Main

$$$$·Mexican·
San Antonio
2,767 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

Mexican and Tex-Mex foods are specialties of La Fonda on Main, near the airport. During weekend brunches, people can feast on chorizo benedictos. This entree features poached eggs, pork, and pastries ...

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Aldo's Ristorante Italiano - San Antonio

$$$$·Italian·
North San Antonio
1,234 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

In early 2019, Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano moved. After more than three decades in San Antonio’s Medical Center, it reopened in the suburb of Dominion Ridge. Fortunately, the Italian concoctions that m...

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Italian in San Antonio

Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine

$$$$·Mexican·
Alamo Heights
960 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem

The original Paloma opened in 1997. It moved to a larger location on Broadway in 2003. Today, leather chairs, oil paintings, and lots of houseplants create a truly tasteful environment. Outdoor seatin...

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Good for Groups in San Antonio
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Liberty Bar

$$$$·American·
Downtown
153 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

When people step into the Liberty Bar, they step into more than a century of history. The place opened in 1890, after all. Here's an interesting fact about this striking, orange-and-gray building. Eve...

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Late Night Find in San Antonio
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Ácenar

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown
2,358 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Casual

There's nothing quite like brunch at Ácenar. It's got Belgian waffles, poached eggs and salsa, egg white vegetable omelettes, toasted bolillo, and lots more. And those who sit outside can gaze at a pe...

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Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
977 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion

Ostra is a AAA Four Diamond restaurant, with a growing reputation throughout the region of San Antonio. And Ostra prepares a bewitching bounty each morning. Is it the best breakfast in San Antonio? Gu...

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Hot Spot in San Antonio

Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,614 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View

Las Canarias has three stories to explore and four diamonds from AAA. This River Walk restaurant is inside Omni La Mansión del Rio. It's a luxurious hotel that resembles a hacienda, or Spanish plantat...

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Battalion

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
2,816 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

San Antonio’s Southtown neighborhood is known for its lively arts scene and for the Sunday brunch at Battalion. The latter premiered in 2018, and there’s a full bar to go with it. The food is both Ame...

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Italian in San Antonio
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Zocca

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
945 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
  • Notable Wine List

For top-notch Italian food, there's Zocca Cuisine d’Italia. For enchanting waterside dining, well, Zocca has that covered, too. This award-winning establishment is on the first floor of the luxurious ...

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MASH'D - San Antonio

$$$$·American·
Stone Oak
861 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Comfort Food

With three locations in Texas and one in Florida, Mash’D is starting to spread its rebellious attitude all over the South. Its full name is Mash'D / Food, Moonshine, Life. And it prides itself on a bo...

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Hot Spot in San Antonio

Whiskey Cake - San Antonio

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,787 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Great for Brunch

Whiskey Cake is all about slow cooking and making meals from scratch. They locally source their food, and have their own vegetable and herb garden. This restaurant is gigantic, with an industrial styl...

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Vibrant Bar Scene in San Antonio

JW Marriott San Antonio - Cibolo Moon

$$$$·Southwest·
North San Antonio
465 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Kid-friendly

Cibolo Moon is inside a sprawling hotel: the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Yet it feels intimate and homey. It has kitchen gardens. Its produce comes from local farms. And many of...

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JW Marriott San Antonio - 18 Oaks

$$$$·Steakhouse·
North San Antonio
1,068 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

Those who eat at JW Marriott San Antonio’s 18 Oaks get two distinct pleasures. First, they can look out at the beautiful golf course. Second, they can inhale the aromas of some of the best breakfast i...

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