The Best Breakfast Restaurants in San Antonio

The OpenTable Team

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!

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

Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar

$$$$·American·
North San Antonio
332 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
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 canRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Antonio

Cappy's Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Alamo Heights
2,654 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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,Read more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Antonio

La Fonda on Main

$$$$·Mexican·
San Antonio
2,250 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,Read more
96% recommended

Aldo's Ristorante Italiano - San Antonio

$$$$·Italian·
North San Antonio
936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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 ItaliaRead more
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in San Antonio

Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine

$$$$·Mexican·
Alamo Heights
781 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
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 environRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in San Antonio

Ocho at Hotel Havana

$$$$·Latin / Spanish·
Downtown
424 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
In 2017, Architectural Digest named Ocho at Hotel Havana among the “World's Most Gorgeous Glass Restaurants.” Indeed, when people enter this eatery, jaws often drop. Huge chandelieRead more
89% recommended
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Liberty Bar

$$$$·American·
Downtown
138 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
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-anRead more
93% recommended
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Maverick - Texas Brasserie

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Downtown
1,083 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
What do goat cheese omelettes, challah French toast, granola parfait, and brioche doughnuts have in common? They put the Maverick Texas Brasserie on the shortlist for best breakfasRead more
88% recommended
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Ácenar

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Downtown
2,345 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
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 outsRead more
83% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Antonio

Ostra at Mokara Hotel & Spa

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
857 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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 breakfasRead more
83% recommended
Outdoor Dining in San Antonio

Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,685 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 haciendaRead more
92% recommended
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Battalion

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
2,312 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
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. Read more
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Antonio
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Zocca

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
938 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
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 floRead more
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The Granary

$$$$·Barbecue·
Downtown
562 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
The sign outside says it all. It has the words “'Cue & Brew” on it, and there's a large wooden pig on top. It tells people they're in for a cheerful, down-home experience. And The Read more
84% recommended
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MASH'D

$$$$·American·
Stone Oak
761 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
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 pRead more
84% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Antonio

Whiskey Cake - San Antonio

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,928 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
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, witRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Antonio

JW Marriott San Antonio - Cibolo Moon

$$$$·Southwest·
North San Antonio
452 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Sunday Lunch
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 locaRead more
93% recommended
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JW Marriott San Antonio - 18 Oaks

$$$$·Steakhouse·
North San Antonio
914 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
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 Read more
92% recommended
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Grayze - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
565 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Comfort Food
Since 2016, Grayze has served up highbrow comfort food with the freshest of ingredients. The Sunday brunch menu includes pork belly, smoked sausage hash, and three flavors of baconRead more
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Feast

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
329 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
The interior is black and white. The chairs are glass. And large glass ornaments hang from the ceiling. As soon as a person arrives, it's clear that this is a chic, youthful restauRead more
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