Bliss Restaurant

4.8
2830 reviews
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Contemporary American

Bliss is consistently among San Antonio’s best restaurants in terms of quality, service and atmosphere. Bliss is located just blocks away from downtown San Antonio in the burgeoning Southtown area. Our mission is to express excellence in the most inclusive, genuine and hospitable way. Bliss serves contemporary American cuisine. Our menu changes frequently with an emphasis on what is seasonal and creative over what is predictable and familiar. Our goal is to create a relaxed yet elegant dining experience in a genuine and comfortable environment.


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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our experience at Bliss was amazing! The food was of the highest quality, and I highly recommend the marrow starter, and the scallop and short rib entrees. And our server was so genuinely kind and very helpful with explaining menu items and drink choices. The atmosphere here is very homey yet sophisticated, which totally complemented the entire dining experience. Would love to go again!

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San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service by Lico, he was an amazing waiter. Food was incredible and the atmosphere was lovely. We started out in the main dining room and then had dessert and coffee on the patio near the fire pit.

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MH
San Antonio
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was great but a very expensive filet was cold and when sent back instead of a nice fresh hot steak it came back overcooked.

Service was terrific.

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B
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner at Bliss was Amazing!! The chef has created some incredibly unique and delicious food offerings. The baked oyster appetizer and apple salad starters were fabulous....followed by the wild boar entree.....Perfection. The ambience was very relaxing and romantic.....this place is a Total Ten!!

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s
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I live in Chicago, arguably the best City in the country for restaurants. Imagine my surprise when I come to San Antonio and get one of the best meals of my life at Bliss. Appetizers, main course and desserts were all spot on and absolutely delicious. HIGHLY recommended!

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TH
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was very friendly and welcoming. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. The atmosphere is very nice and we were able to have a conversation without contending with ambient noise. We chose Tomato Ancho soup, bouquet lettuce salad with roasted jalapeño ranch dressing and a couple of Vegan platters. Each item was 5 star in terms of presentation, flavor and serving size. This along with a couple of glasses of Head High Pinot noir made for a fantastic dinner.

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G
Houston
21 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bliss never fails to amaze us . Beginning with the service and food, always exceptional. Will continue to dine at this restaurant.

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MH
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We heard that Bliss was the best restaurant in San Antonio, and now that we’ve finally tried it, we would have to agree! Get the oyster sliders—absolutely amazing.

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Dinner was excellent, great wine choices as well. Service was impeccable. Will definitely return!

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Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Baked oysters were exceptional. Whole branzino was good, if slightly overcooked. Accompanying vegs were forgettable. I don't give five stars unless the sides equal the main. It's what differentiates excellent from just good for me. 'Pecan pie like' dessert was good, but a slice of the real thing would have been better. Service was very good.

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MK
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The cuisine was exquisite, especially the baked oysters. The service was impeccable. The ambiance was elegant, but not uptight. The only part I didn’t care for was the noise level. You can’t blame the restaurant, though. Americans are loud.

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JU
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Meal we had while visiting San Antonio. Our server was excellent (30yrs experience working with chef) and the food was amazing. From the octopus, wild boar, duck Foie Gras to the goat cheese pistachio cheesecake each bite was delicious.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food, small portions which isn’t a bad thing. Everything on my plate was delicious.

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CH
San Antonio
31 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Just went to have dinner with a group on such a perfect evening! Sat in the Wine Room which is always my favorite place to sit!
I had the Duck Foie Gras dish! Rich and Filling! My husband and I shared the Wedge Salad! Perfect in presentation as well as being tasty!. He loved the Spare Ribs! Everyone else enjoyed their dishes as we did! Ending with dessert! Pecan Pie is always a standby!!
Keep up the hard work!

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JH
Salt Lake City
20 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is still the best restaurant in San Antonio. Food is fantastic and creative. Atmosphere is really good. The only downside is that it is a little loud but what restaurant isn't loud these days. Service has always been top notch. Highly recommend it.

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JA
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommend to anyone who can. Priced decently high but worth every penny

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S
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the best restaurant I have ever visited for in SATX. Everything was incredible, cannot think of anything that I could criticize. Will definately go back hopefully sooner than later. Bon appetit

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DR
Austin
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was amazing and our server, Marcy, was THE BEST! Great dining experience. Can't wait to go back.

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ST
Houston
26 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was good...not exceptional. But the service was excellent. I sat at the bar and the woman who served me was fabulous!

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J
Indiana
36 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service fantastic, food fantastic, decor fantastic, 2 of us are out of town and the other 2 guests are local and can never get in, we were never rushed or hovered over
Henry is a great member of your team and your culinary team platinum all the way

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DG
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food put a little on the pricey side. Very nice ambience.

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JB
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best dining experience I’ve had in San Antonio. The service was outstanding, great wine list, and the food is exquisite. Highly recommended for any special event!

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RG
Portland
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply amazing!! From the wonderful service and ambiance to the very delicious food. Went there for a special occassion after not being in 2 years and quickly remembered to not wait so long until the next visit!

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P
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent. Waiter was fabulous

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BD
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bliss is my favorite restaurant in San Antonio. It never disappoints. The most annoying part of going to Bliss is trying to choose the best entree from their amazing menu, because everything is just so delicious!

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JD
Austin
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lived up to all the hype! Well done to all involved. My wife and I had a great time for our 12th wedding anniversary:-)

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KW
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food were amazing. Best service I have had in San Antonio.

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San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at this restaurant! We made reservations well in advance for our anniversary - reservations fill up fast especially for prime times and days. We were immediately welcomed and seated by staff. Our wait staff was super friendly and knowledgeable of the menu and its items. The charcuterie tray, which is customizable, is a must! We ordered the scallops and duck breast and were not disappointed! Too full to order dessert, we opted out of ordering a dessert. They did bring us a complimentary anniversary chocolate (made in house). A fantastic ending to a fantastic meal. We have plans to return!

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JI
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jerry was a super with his vast knowledge of menu items and recommendations. The food far surpassed our expectations. Level of noise was absent so that we could converse and enjoy each other.

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SA
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. Their lobster bruschetta appetizer was amazing! Service was top notch and the food was worth every penny

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t
Richmond
20 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome dinner. Scallops were some of the best ever had. Friendly, helpful service. will return.

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SS
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food! Can't wait to go back. Perfect spot for date night.

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R
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Bliss was excellent …. fabulous service, interesting menu and great food, loved the décor - it was just a little nosiy for easy conversation. But overall, we loved it.

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R
San Antonio
8 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Menu is only one page but filled with tempting appetizers and entrees. They offered a couple of daily off menu items that were unique like axis antelope. I had the grilled octopus appetizer and wild boar main course. Both were excellent. My brother had the arugula salad and brazino main course. Also excellent. Pecan pie desert was good, not too sweet or too big. I have dined here on multiple occasions and always had an outstanding dinner.

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j
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had not been to Bliss in a over a year because of the noise level. I am not sure what was different except we sat in the back room. It was my favorite dining experience in a long time. The food was amazing.

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KS
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If I was asked what I would like for my last meal, it would be what I ordered at Bliss this week!!! Japanese hamachi tostados, Georges Banks sea scallops with grits, the goat cheese cheesecake with pistachios and huckleberries!!!

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L
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a pleasure, never a disappointment. The addition of the white patio kitty is very nice. It is clean, friendly, and straightforward with its demands.

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San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food, service and ambiance were all excellent. My only complaint was we didn’t like the placement of our table which was located directly behind the host/ hostess area. In spite of the the fine attributes of this establishment, the table location greatly detracted from the experience.

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BU
Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in San Antonio.. food was amazing, we even went back for a second time.. thanks

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g
San Antonio
17 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

My wife and I both ended up ordering seafood. She had the scallops and I had the redfish. Both were spectacular and interesting.

The wine selection was both comprehensive and excellent. The appetizer special tempted us and it was worth the temptation. The "street corn balls" (I'm sure they have another real name) were just right for 2 people and were a fun start to the evening.

We ended the evening with homemade sorbet and a port. Couldn't have been better!

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