Dinner guests can expect a seasonal chef driven menu featuring composed plates influenced by smoke and live fire with flavors spanning the globe, table service from knowledgeable staff and communal style seating that make The Granary dining experience unique, elevated, but approachable. Visit website for current menu.
The Granary also brews exceptional Craft Beers in-house that pair beautifully with the menu. Rye Saison, IPA & Brown Ale are house-brewed beers to expect along with experimental beers like a Coffee IPA.Other Texas breweries are featured on the all Texas tap wall. A thoughtfully curated bottled beer and wine reserve list, showcasing breweries and wineries from all over the world,
The menu was not as extensive or as appetizing as shown in OpenTable. The grilled beets were good. The beef clod was terrible - dry in some parts, sweet in others, completely unbalanced. The “cornbread” was like eating a bland sponge cake. The chess pie dessert was also fairly one dimensional. Very uninspired, unbalanced food. I would not return.
An enjoyable meal and experience, as we have come to expect. The ribs were amazing, as was the wilted salad.
Rustic and charming...limited menu choices and all-a-cart style
Gourmet Grill is the best way I’d describe it. It’s not a BBQ place so don’t go thinking your going to get Brisket, Sausage, beans and rice with pickles and onions and a sweet tea. Small portions, but very premium and full of flavor. Kids 13 & 7 had quite an experience tasting the food and loved that the Maitake Mushroom tasted like a mouthwatering steak. Went at 6pm on a Saturday and it was nice before the crowd and the noise of people. Overall great experience, pricey compared to portion sizes but if you’re looking for an experience for a dinner on a date or special occasion I’d give it a try.
The food was phenomenal. The wait staff was knowledgeable and friendly.
We arrived and were seated promptly, several minutes later a server arrived and took drink orders. Drinks arrived 20 minutes later then we waited another 25 minutes to place an order, no appetizer order! We waited 30 minutes for cold food and again no additional drinks. The server arrived back 10 minutes later we placed a drinks order, when it arrived only half of the drinks on the order. Pretty poor service for expensive cold BBQ!
Brunch menu was very yummy. Have not ever been during lunch or dinner to sample the barbecue, but our Breakfast Benedict has chopped brisket. It was very good. The praline pancakes were delicious and the slab bacon is what dreams are made of. The house made Bloody Mary mix made for a great drink. We arrived at 11a on a gorgeous Saturday morning and were the only people there. By noon the place was packed. I would love to go back!
Awesome food, knowledgeable waitress who made great recommendations.
Great meal after The Granary - indulged and ordered 32 oz ribeye (shared between the three of us) - great beef, perfectly cooked, two amazing butters which went well with the steak. Service was good although a bit slow for our taste. Overall a good experience.
I would recommend to a friend but not for brunch. Eggs Benedict had no flavor. French toast was mostly just bread and jelly. Their bread is great but it didn't taste like French toast. I've always loved their lunch and dinner but will not return for brunch.
The ambience is what makes this place. We went for brunch, so I don’t know how their regular food menu, but brunch was ok. I got the French toast which was really good, my husband got the omelette that came with a salad. The salad tasted like wet lettuce, so that wasn’t very good, the omelette was just a egg omelette, so not much flavor and a little undercooked. The side of beef sausage he got, that we had to pay for, was phenomenal. Honestly, he should have just ordered a side of eggs and a side of sausage and it would have been cheaper and better! Overall, it was a neat experience, just order with caution for brunch. The location is perfect for the farmers market! We had a good time!
Good flavor but ribs had a lot left to be desired on tenderness. Half chicken had great flavor but a little pricey for chicken. Texas toast was amazing. We were sat close to the bar and all you could here were the bartenders and young group of guys screwing off being loud.
Great day for sitting out on the wrap-around porch to have some of the best BBQ in the city. Quality was excellent and the service was spot-on. Not a problem for me but the portions a little on the small side for the price.
Staff was very friendly and the food was fantastic. The brisket was delicious, tender and like butter.
We sat on the outside patio, so the total noise was very low. Inside all the surfaces are wood, so I expect it's louder inside.
At dinner, the menu is chef meets BBQ. There is some typical BBQ, but, there are very different smoked items, such as Brisket Ramen - not your typical south Texas BBQ joint.
We were a party of four and shared everything but the Ramen. Beef Clod, Pork Shoulder and some pork ribs plus smoked brussel sprouts and grilled beets. I suspect you recognize one of those...
The patio is a great place to enjoy a leisurely evening eating and chatting with friends.
The Granary is on the edge of the Pearl complex and is the "quiet" place to go.
The experience was good overall. Loved the drinks
Every dish was delicious!
The Granary has just gotten better and better, year after year. The new menu - and the new cocktails - are fresh and flavorful. I can’t get enough of the smoked miatake mushrooms. The smoked/chili-oil wings are the best in the city. The staff is SO attentive to everyone at the table and graciously accommodates vegetarians with suggestions and dish changes to make them comfortable. Always a top-notch experience here. Bravo!
Server was nice but forgot about us at the end. Ribs we
Went to celebrate my wife's birthday with the family(8 of us). Server took an abnormally long time to take drink orders and get drinks out. When food arrived, evryine's dishes came out at separate times and some orders were incorrect. That took some time to correct despite the restaurant not being that busy. The server was made aware of this however did not inform a manager and none came to speak with us to offer apologies. Even the check was presented after asking for it twice. Horrible service.
The food is gross.I was ripped off 80 dollars wasted.
Unique and creative menu; well executed and delicious.
Very Interesting way to eat Q. We shared brussel sprouts and wilted greens, ribs, briskit and burnt end bolognese. It was all delicious and we ended with a slice of buttermilk pie and bread pudding. We will recommend and go eat there again.
We went to the Granary on Saturday afternoon after a morning at the zoo. They were serving brunch at the time. We enjoyed our meals, pulled pork sliders, steak and eggs rancheros, and a pastrami hash. I would have liked to had their normal menu and really chowed down on some barbecue. They also had a good selection of craft beers as well.
The food was amazing, but I went to try their BBQ and ended staying for brunch. I wouldn’t recommend brunch. We saw quite a few people leave because of that
The ribs are out of this world goodness!! They can do without the Hanger steak on the menu.
Great Barbecue in San Antonio!
Great service and great food! Our business guests from Denmark were amazed by the entire experience.
The food was overpriced and underwhelming. I would not suggest anyone go here.
Food selections were VERY tasty! The in house root beer was a big hit - not sweet, very root-y! Great! Portions for shareable apps are smaller, but lots of food overall!
Great food and fun location.
Fatty brisket was very dry, let the waitress know, and she mentioned it was because I asked for sauce on the side. I was there 2 weeks prior and it was moist and delicious, with sauce on the side also. All other food was delicious.
Sides are separate and most are vegetables which is not a bad thing, but some sort of potatoes should be offered as well. The meats are good but pricey. I think we will stick to only eating lunch there.
Cool spot, attentive service, tasty beverages, good food albeit pricey (cool part of town, but $19 pasta???) and NOT KID FRIENDLY!!! Great adult get away from kids running around outside.
My wife and I went to The Granary for Valentine's day. It is one of our favorite restaurants in San Antonio, and really anywhere. Normally, we have an exceptional experience. This was an alarming difference. It was a busy night of course, and we were in no rush, but it took us 4 hours to be served dinner. Despite having a reservation, we weren't even seated within half an hour of our reservation starting time. It took another 20 minutes for someone to take our drink order, and another 20 minutes for that drink order to arrive. Food was even slower, and even came out seemingly cold. It was very disappointing. I would like to commend our server, who handled it all with grace and charm, but the overall experience really left us wondering "what happened!?"
Hopefully this is a one-time experience.
Seating at communal tables was off putting. We saw a handful of couples leave because they didn’t want to sit at a bench next to total strangers.
Service from kitchen was exceedingly slow. It was a full two hours before we received our entrees.
Amazing staff and atmosphere, however the portions were super small and they say it’s “made to share”.
The food was good except the prices were just a little bit too pricey for me
The ambiance was great. Very warm and inviting. The service was excellent. The only disappointment was that we were told that it was a family style restaurant, and the three of us should order two main courses and 2-3 sides. Everything that came out was VERY tiny. The ribs plate was just five small ribs. The burnt ends bolognese was a very small bowl. The beets plate was about 1/2 a beet, and the grilled cabbage was 1/2 of a tiny head of cabbage. The prices were such that we expected larger portions - the bill came to almost $100, and only two of the three of us had a drink. So I have mixed feelings about this place. If you have the right expectations on the small portions, you'll have a better experience than we did.
If you haven’t been in 2019 check the menu. Complete dinner menu revamp. No more BBQ board. Now only overpriced side free entrees. I’m ok with change but when someone came around asking how things were we were honest that we were a bit disappointed with the menu changes. Rather than a simple thanks for your feedback we were met with we are “taking things to the next level” which felt very dismissive. So good luck with the “next level” without our business. It was a good 6 years...