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The Best Brunch Restaurants in San Antonio

With its sunny climate, scenic riverfront and acclaimed restaurant scene, San Antonio provides the perfect recipe for a delightful brunch experience. Many of the best restaurants in San Antonio showcase a full range of breakfast and lunch snacks, shared plates and full entrees spanning sweet and savory flavors. But where do the savviest foodies go when seeking the best brunch in San Antonio? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We gathered data from OpenTable's smartest, most seasoned diners to find the top spots. The best specialize in diverse culinary offerings such as Tex-Mex, authentic Mexican and southern-style cuisines. Book a table for brunch at one of the best spots in San Antonio, and prepare for a wonderful weekend.

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20 Restaurants
Updated October 01, 2021
Restaurants:Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar, Four Brothers Southern Provisions, Cappy's Restaurant
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:North San Antonio, Texas, Alamo Heights
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Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar

$$$$
American
North San Antonio
4.8
776 reviews
San Antonio’s Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar hosts a “Seasonal Texas Southern Sunday Brunch” every week. The sophisticated restaurant is dedicated to showcasing seasonal, local ingredients sourced through a close network of Texas farmers, ranchers and artisanal producers. The brunch menu comprises sweet and savory snacks, sides and full plates, all a la carte yet perfectly designed for mixing, matching and sharing. Consider snacks like camping doughnuts with crème anglaise plus sides of smoked bacon or hash browns with onions, jalapenos and cheese. Full plates include a biscuit Benedict with pork loin, a steak and egg pizza with salsa verde, and the Hill Country breakfast with smoked brisket, beef fat-fried eggs and potatoes.

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Four Brothers Southern Provisions

$$$$
American
Texas
4.5
1536 reviews
A firm favorite of critics and local foodies alike, Las Canarias is a certain contender for hosting the best brunch in San Antonio. Its glorious setting – three stories inside the upscale Omni La Mansion hotel, right next to the River Walk – means many visitors are introduced to one of the city’s best brunch experiences too. The restaurant is open all day, seven days a week, with an all-you-can-eat Champagne brunch service on Sundays. Expect made-to-order omelets and other breakfast classics plus artisan cheeses and charcuterie, a seafood station with Gulf oysters and caviar, and a carvery offering BBQ brisket, baby back ribs, fried chicken and waffles, among many other tempting options.

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Cappy's Restaurant

$$$$
Contemporary American
Alamo Heights
4.9
3773 reviews
Cappy’s Restaurant has established itself as a beloved neighborhood institution of Alamo Heights over more than 30 years. At least some of the credit for this must go to its popular weekend brunch, a consistent front-runner for the best brunch in San Antonio. Cappy’s Restaurant’s signature cuisine is all-American classics with a southern accent. At brunch this means a dozen elevated egg dishes, among them truffled scrambled eggs with lump crab and butter-poached lobster tail, and poached eggs over pot roast with Bearnaise and herbed polenta cake. Savory specialties include steak frites, horseradish-panko-crusted chicken and a New Orleans gumbo. Adding immeasurably to the appeal of brunch at Cappy’s Restaurant is its charming venue, a historic two-story brick building with a dog-friendly patio.

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SILO Elevated Cuisine - 1604

$$$$
American
North San Antonio
4.8
1590 reviews
SILO 1604, one of four SILO restaurants in San Antonio, presents brunch in its striking, modern and light-filled dining space on Sundays. There’s a prix fixe option for brunch with a choice of items over three courses. Look for SILO’s signature chicken-fried oysters, which come with sautéed spinach, applewood-smoked bacon, tart apples and a wholegrain mustard hollandaise sauce. Crispy duck spring rolls, a classic wedge salad, shrimp and grits and a green chili mac and cheese are always popular, while the toasted coconut cream pie is a highlight among the dessert options.

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Signature

$$$$
American
La Cantera
4.8
1827 reviews
The upscale restaurant Signature, inside La Cantera Resort and Spa, is the brainchild of acclaimed chef Andrew Weissman. Its menus, which include a lavish Sunday brunch, represent Weissman’s embrace of his home town’s culinary heritage along with global influences and impeccable Texas Hill Country ingredients. Expect presentations of the finest Gulf seafood, as in the blackened Texas redfish with avocado relish and poblano puree. The menu also features local meats and game including pheasant with roasted vegetables and wild mushrooms, braised beef short ribs Benedict and the duck and mushroom buckwheat crepe. Signature also has a full menu of brunch cocktails, among them a breakfast negroni with espresso, vanilla and chocolate, and a signature Mary with pickled accoutrements.

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Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine

$$$$
Mexican
Alamo Heights
4.6
997 reviews
Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine in Alamo Heights has presented top-notch versions of coastal Mexican and classic Tex-Mex cuisine since 1997. It’s one of the top-rated Mexican restaurants in San Antonio and also one of the city’s best weekend brunch spots. Trade the typical brunch mimosa for a signature margarita, an ideal accompaniment to a la carte brunch dishes including three versions of chilaquiles. Other options include a classic huevos rancheros, and Isabella’s pancakes, which come with a choice of syrup or Mexican caramel sauce plus fresh seasonal fruit.

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JW Marriott San Antonio - 18 Oaks

$$$$
Steakhouse
North San Antonio
4.6
1188 reviews
18 Oaks, inside the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday, and on Sundays a signature brunch buffet with live music. As with all its cuisine, 18 Oaks prepares its brunch dishes using locally sourced, largely organic ingredients, including some from the resort’s own kitchen garden. The comprehensive brunch buffet includes a carving station, raw bar, charcuterie and cheese selections, and chef’s specials that change weekly. Diners also get a choice of made-to-order omelets, short rib Benedict, French toast, waffles or griddle cake. Mimosas are complimentary.

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MASH'D - San Antonio

$$$$
American
Stone Oak
4.4
931 reviews
Mash’D, a small regional chain of restaurants inspired by the spirit of moonshine, presents a popular weekend brunch at its San Antonio location. The menu includes a signature moonshine Mary and $2 mimosas in orange, blood orange, peach and blackberry versions. All-American comfort food with southern and international touches characterize the food part of the menu, which features “un-brunch” items like burgers, big salads and tacos, and breakfast-leaning items to satisfy big appetites. On the sweet side there’s a caramel moonshine French toast, which is also used as the bread for a fried chicken sandwich. Also consider the avocado toast pizza and the southern egg fries, a skillet of fries topped with sausage, cheddar, eggs and gravy.

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The Grill at Leon Springs

$$$$
Seafood
San Antonio
4.4
283 reviews
The Grill at Leon Springs uses seasonal ingredients in its from-scratch cuisine, which is at its most lavish during Sunday brunch. The comprehensive all-you-can-eat buffet, available with or without Champagne, features an omelet station, Belgian waffles made to order and an array of cooked entrees that change weekly. The salad station is exceptional, with over a dozen choices including a sundried tomato and pesto penne salad, roasted vegetables with fresh mozzarella, and a carrot curry salad. Don’t miss the tortilla soup – it’s a signature of The Grill at Leon Springs.

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Whiskey Cake - San Antonio

$$$$
Contemporary American
La Cantera
4.6
3344 reviews
Farm-fresh comfort food is the signature of Whiskey Café, a chain of seven rustic-chic restaurants mostly in Texas. The popular San Antonio venue serves an a la carte brunch on weekends. The menu is lengthy and features fresh juice blends, cocktails (including a bloody Mary bar), farmers market-inspired salads, egg dishes, sandwiches, burgers and an array of snacks. These include shareable treats like Thai barbecue duck wings, local goat cheese fondue and a fire-roasted vegetable plate with red miso butter. Along with classic egg and griddle items are some creative twists, such as grilled pork brisket and eggs over Jack cheese grits, and a mesquite flour waffle with house-made sausage, ham, bacon, cheese, fried egg and maple syrup.

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J-Prime Steakhouse San Antonio

$$$$
Steakhouse
North San Antonio
4.9
2917 reviews
J-Prime Steakhouse is a sophisticated space praised by regulars for its exceptional service. Its signature Sunday brunch is one of the best brunches in San Antonio, and certainly one of the most comprehensive. The expansive buffet spread includes a salad station, fresh seafood, artisan cheeses and charcuterie, a carving station with turkey and prime beef, a made-to-order omelet and eggs Benedict station, and a wide array of fresh fruits, yogurt, granola and gourmet pastries. Some highlights to look for include paella, stuffed crepes, crab legs and beef sliders. Mimosas are available as well. Save room for dessert – the options are tempting and plentiful.

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Ocho at Hotel Havana

$$$$
Latin / Spanish
Downtown
4.2
426 reviews
Ocho, a restaurant specializing in modern Latin-American cuisine, is housed in a glass conservatory attached to the boutique Hotel Havana. Set on a serene section of the San Antonio River Walk, the restaurant offers lovely views along with a creative all-day menus. Brunch is available on weekends. A la carte options range from lighter fare like the tequila grapefruit brulee with yogurt, fresh berries and house-made granola, to heartier dishes such as Cuban hash and eggs with roasted potatoes. For diners with a sweet tooth there are the camote pancakes with house-made toasted marshmallow fluff, toasted Jo’s banana bread with peanut butter, and sweet plantain griddle cakes with blueberries.

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La Fonda on Main

$$$$
Mexican
San Antonio
4.8
3408 reviews
Since it first opened in San Antonio in 1932, La Fonda on Main has excelled in presenting both classic Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican cuisines, plus some top-notch margaritas. With its status as a true local landmark, consistently great food and a shady patio, La Fonda on Main is certainly one of the best brunch restaurants in San Antonio. The Sunday-only experience features an a la carte menu plus weekly specials. Close to half the menu is dedicated to huevos, with options including chorizo Benedictos, the Acapulco omelet with chipotle-dusted Gulf shrimp, and a USDA prime steak and eggs with Mexican French toast. Other highlights include enchiladas (verdes or mole), spicy fish tacos and oak-grilled fajitas with chicken or prime beef.

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Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

$$$$
Southern
Downtown
4.6
2509 reviews
Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery is notable for its lovingly restored historic venue – the circa-1881 Pearl Brewery space – and for its status as one of the biggest brewpubs in the nation. Yet it’s the southern coastal cuisine created by acclaimed San Antonio chef Jeff Balfour that really draws a crowd. Weekend brunch presents a menu of elevated breakfast and lunch classics, plus raw bar seafood selections. Consider the southern-fried chicken and waffles with maple syrup and Crystal hot sauce butter, and the third coast chilaquiles with lump crab and salsa verde. Brunch diners might also be tempted to make a meal out of several sides, among them jalapeno cheddar grits, maple-cured bacon and a fresh melon and berry bowl with honey lime and crème fraiche.

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The General Public - San Antonio

$$$$
American
La Cantera
4.1
241 reviews
The General Public at The Rim (there’s another in Houston) presents arguably the best brunch in San Antonio for diners seeking wholesome farm-to-table cuisine. On weekends only, the a la carte brunch menu starts with a selection of farm breads, such as burrata and pistachio on a crusted baguette, and continues with breakfast fare, burgers and sandwiches, salads and sides. Some exemplary items are the shrimp and cauliflower “grits” with green chile cream, the steak and blue cheese sandwich with wild arugula and ale-glazed shallots, and the crab hushpuppies, a side dish served with maple butter.

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Stone Werks - The Rim

$$$$
American
San Antonio
4.4
536 reviews
Stone Werks, a local chain of casual eateries known for their excellent cuisine, has a popular restaurant at The Rim in San Antonio. It’s open for lunch and dinner Mondays through Saturdays and hosts an expansive brunch buffet on Sundays. The reasonably priced all-you-can-eat spread sticks firmly with breakfast classics such as biscuits and gravy, chicken and waffles, French toast, sausage and applewood-smoked bacon. There’s also a create-your-own omelet bar, eggs any style and migas cooked to order. Hot and cold soft drinks are included, and brunch cocktails are available. These include an award-winning peach Bellini, house-made sangria and classic mimosas.

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Maverick - Texas Brasserie

$$$$
Contemporary French
Downtown
4.6
1085 reviews
Taking equal inspiration from French and Texan culinary traditions, Maverick – Texas Brasserie is renowned for its fine foods and elegant-casual vibe. Its dining room features exposed brick walls and an open kitchen, offering diners a glimpse of the chefs cooking over an open fire. Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays presents some French-accented classics such as croque madame, white bean cassoulet with duck confit, and steak frites with a poached egg. On the sweet side are a challa French toast with house-made jam, honey crème fraiche and bacon, and shareable plates of house-made pastries, a tartine du jour and a brown butter brioche doughnut.

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Cypress Grille

$$$$
Contemporary American
Boerne
4.7
1101 reviews
Fitting its setting in Boerne, in the heart of the Hill Country just outside San Antonio, Cypress Grille showcases the finest locally sourced ingredients in its globally inspired cuisine. On the Sunday brunch menu this might be a seasonal vegetable quiche, barbacoa with fried eggs and fingerlings, or a crab cake eggs Benedict. Save room for house-made ice cream, sorbet or crème brulee for dessert. This sophisticated fine dining venue is fit for special occasions. It offers delightful outdoor seating along with occasional live music.

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Grayze - Permanently Closed

$$$$
Contemporary American
Downtown
3.9
565 reviews
Grayze’s signature is elevated comfort food prepared with top-quality local ingredients, and its weekend brunch menu is no exception. It’s divided into starters, salads, entrees and brunch-inspired cocktails, each section lengthy and spanning the whole sweet-to-savory spectrum. Plus, most dishes are available in vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free versions. Stand-out starters include beignets with a caramel-coffee dipping sauce, a pimento cheese spread with sourdough croustini, and drop biscuits with a meatless almond gravy. Some of the more substantial entrée options are the green eggs and pork belly with an avocado-hollandaise sauce, the smoked brisket migas, and the barbacoa croque madame. Note that Grayze offers two dog-friendly patios.

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Feast

$$$$
Contemporary American
Downtown
4.2
329 reviews
Feast, a hip, modern, art-filled restaurant in a historic neighborhood, presents one of the best brunches in San Antonio every Sunday. Its cuisine reveals southern, Mediterranean and Mexican influences, which at brunch means creative options like handkerchief crepes with bourbon-glazed apples and smoked pecans, ancho-seared brisket tacos, and a fried egg sandwich with chorizo, Swiss cheese and green onion aioli. The brunch menu is divided into sweet tooth, early riser and later riser sections, plus compliments – shareable sides such as pancake-battered sausages with blueberry syrup, and chili mac and cheese with chorizo and roasted chili peppers. There’s also a whole host of libations, among them a guava mimosa and the Bloody Marie with chile-infused vodka.

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