Maverick - Texas Brasserie

4.6
378 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Maverick is a new concept in Southtown San Antonio. We call ourselves a Texas brasserie with a french twist! Make your own rules with our al a carte menu. Dine in our Tavern Room, Chefs Kitchen, or Al Fresco Patio.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Grill, Rotisserie Chicken
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 10:30 am–2:30 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(210) 973-6050
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chris Carlson
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
We are south of Ceasr Chavez on South St Marys Street
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Parking details
Valet is offered right outside the front door for $7
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 378 People Are Saying
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4.6
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you, Maverick Texas Brasserie! We enjoyed a FABULOUS evening - everything was PERFECTION from beginning to end. Absolute best location for a small family celebration - impeccable cuisine - fantastic flavors - flawless presentation - extensive wine list - posh and cozy ambiance - attentive and knowledgeable wait staff - courteous and helpful valets and hosts - sparkling stem and glassware - polished and beautifully set table - smoothly run establishment with a modern vibe and casual relaxed energy. Five Star experience. Will definitely return upon next visit to San Antonio!

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

Some dishes were very good, others were tasteless. Service was excellent. Beautiful restaurant.

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

It was our second time there and we took a couple from out of town and they loved it.

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

Was a great girls night out! We ordered a little bit of everything!

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Q
San Antonio
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great experience!! Our waiter was very knowledgeable and made some great recommendations.

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a
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant is very impressive. The design is well suited for date night or large parties. The food, service and ambiance were more than expected. The only down fall is parking, just valet it is work the 7 dollars.

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

Excellent menu and food. Great ambiance and vibe

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S
San Antonio
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 4

We’ve been to Maverick at least 5 times ... each time hoping service has improved. Each time ... it takes an hour before our entree arrives. My steak was good, “crispy” French fries were soggy, wife’s salad was good and her pasta entree was extremely salty.
We will continue to hope things get better because we like the location.

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LP
Jacksonville
39 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Good service but sometimes an unforgiving chef with special requests. Can put a damper on things.

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TX
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely delicious from start to finish! Crispy pork schnitzel, NY strip cooked to perfection, and creative sides. Potato pave is an interesting twist on the potato but delicious! Extensive wine list but only a few beers on draft. Did not try any desserts as too full from the meal. Highly recommend for any special occasion or date night.

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i
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took a friend there for his birthday and he was skeptical that he would even like a French Brasserie in San Antonio. But the food, service and ambiance totally surprised him and he left happy and enthusiastic. The server was prompt and knowledgeable. The appetizers and mains and desserts were all delicious. Eager to go back.

This was my first lunch experience (I have been to Maverick several times for dinner.) I will be back soon.

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KF
San Antonio
5 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always very good food and service is excellent

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MT
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Second time for dinner at Maverick. We were slightly early for our reservation and the hostess told us the other couple meeting us had not arrived. We went to the bar and sat for 15 before getting a text from our friends that they were waiting at the table. ???? Had great cocktails and 2 of us ordered the plat du jour (highly recommend!!), one ordered redfish (very good) and the last person ordered the skate. The skate was the problem and 2 others tried it and all agreed it had a very unpleasant, chemical taste. We told our waiter, who took it away with many apologies. We never found out if the chef/kitchen agreed with our table, but the skate was on not on the final bill. This won't stop us from coming back-we really want to try the brunch menu. Would def recommend.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

I wouldn't order a Margarita on the Rocks again. New York Strip lacked taste. Trout was excellent.

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OT
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurants in San Antonio. Everything was great: the service, the food, the beverages. Even though the menu is a la carte, the pricing was reasonable. And there was something on the menu for everyone and everyone loved what they got. Kudos to the chef and staff at Maverick.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best restaurant experience I’ve had in San Antonio. The attentive wait staff, changing (but always interesting) cocktails, and exceptional dining menu make this a must try for any occasion.

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J
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was absolutely wonderful with waiters and waitresses quick to clear plates/wipe down tables/refill water. My steak was cooked to a perfect medium rare. I would recommend for any special occasion or a night out.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my second visit to Maverick and it exceeded the first time. I took my girlfriend for my birthday and when we arrived there was a card signed by the staff on the table wishing me a happy birthday. Dinner was amazing. Cocktails were perfect. I am not easily impressed and I love Maverick. I was also provided a dessert for the occasion. You would do well to treat yourself to this fine restaurant.

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TD
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Horrible Service. Completely forgot to bring one of my friends steaks. Drinks were always low. Brought wrong wine, etc. etc. Waitress was clueless. Not going back to this place.
This was my second time here and the first time was a similar experience.

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OT
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing food. Ran into a piece of plastic in the mushrooms, but I'm pretty sure it was a super rare occurrence. It was quickly replaced. Great staff and service. It just took a while for the server to greet is after we were sat.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was Excellent! Had the porkchop, wow so good! The starter was calamari & octopus and I know the Maverick is not advertised as a seafood restaurant, but I will be trying a seafood option next time! I also had myself an Old Fashioned from the bar and this too was great if I had to nip pick I would just recommend a black cherry (yes I know it's not traditional, but it's good). Wish I had photos because I know I like to see pictures of the food from restaurants when I read reviews, but the food was so good I forgot to snap pictures.. Sorry

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S
San Antonio
7 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We ate at the bar and our entire evening experience was elevated by the service and mixology expertise provided by Zach.

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SF
Los Angeles
108 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a fantastic addition to the SA dining scene! With the arrival of Maverick, SA is showing it can rival the best dining experiences across the USA and even Europe. On visiting from LA, we had driven past this place and thought we'd give it a try...we were completely blown away by the ambiance, setting, vibrant bar scene, and of course, the food. Specialty cocktails were expertly prepared and the wine list contained some wonderful gems. The staff were also expert and professional. This place is simply on par with some of the best restaurants in the country at the moment.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

We were a few minutes late for our reservation. The hostess called to check on us! Very nice! Once we arrived, we were seated immediately. First, we should say that we enjoyed our experience here. The restaurant is lovely and the staff bent over backwards to help us. But we did experience some problems with the meal.

The wine and draft beer selections were excellent. I ordered an old-fashioned and it was perfect. My date had a draft IPA.

We started with the grilled calamari and octopus—but it’s really a mix of fried calamari, grilled octopus, and roasted potatoes. Each element was tasty but the dish didn’t seem to blend—it tasted like separate items had been tossed together. For the main, we both ordered steak. I ordered the plat du jour—steak au poivre, and my date ordered the small NY strip with Brussels sprouts and green beans with shishito peppers. My dinner came with sautéed arugula and sweet potatoes and a green salad.

Both steaks were ordered Pittsburgh rare and came out tepid. My date sent his back and it returned much warmer. I kept mine, but after three bites, I hit pure fat. I told the server, and the kitchen made me another steak, which came out at perfect temperature and doneness. It wasn’t a traditional steak au poivre—but it was a great steak!

Sides seem consistently over salted. The vegetables themselves were very fresh and well-prepared, although sprouts, beans, and arugula were rather oily. The other spices suited the veggies well. The salad was delicious.

My meal included dessert, for which we chose the coffee Creme caramel—delicious! Coffees were also excellent.

What made this evening outstanding was how the staff assisted each other and us throughout. All our requests were received graciously and problems were quickly rectified. Everyone made us feel special and welcome. We would return here to sample some of the other house specialties and enjoy the terrific service.

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p
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, excellent service. Definitely a standout experience!

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NO
New Orleans
17 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The food lacked flavor. Duck was nothing special. The potatoes were really good and the green beans were also good. It was a very lengthy wait for the food.

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W
San Antonio
9 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my go to place!!! Food and service was exceptional.

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OT
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday dinner was great!

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SF
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful time! Went with a friend, pre-show dinner. Perfect for the occasion. Service was impeccable. Food was delicious and fresh. Will definately go back

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TJ
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful combination of a great room, a great menu and great service!!

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DJ
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding. The weekday evening specials are a great value.

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MS
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a great time, they have excellent service. High quality food. Good wine.

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M
San Antonio
25 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a first visit for 3 of the 4 of us and we all loved everything!

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OT
San Antonio
4 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was excellent. The kitchen was very slow. Our servers tables were too far apart and we waited often to get his attention. Atmosphere was p l.j easant except for the freezing temperatures in the restaurant. Loved all our selections.

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IM
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The exterior does not do justice to the gem you’ll find inside. It is a unique layout that will compliment a couple or a large group. It also has great patio that appears very relaxing. Excellent food & service!! It’s a real gem for SA!

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K
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Awesome ambiance. I believe the owner is from California so that would explain it, not to knock Texas since I’ve lived here my entire life but it is just in the past decade that SA has really started to have a vibrant dining scene. We came from Restaurant Week. I had the steak, hubby had the trout. It was a rare instance where he made the better choice between us two. The portions were small, I don’t know if that was because of the promotion. We ordered fries since I was still hungry. The salad had a vey mild lemony dressing, it could have used more to provide more flavor and so it wouldn’t be as dry. Fruit tarte for dessert was good and so was hubby’s chocolate dessert. The Bexar cocktail was potent and yummy, tasted like cranberry juice with tons of alcohol. Not sure I would come back since there are so many new restaurants in town but I am glad we came. If coming for a date, request a table with the blue velvet chairs or for a group the circular cushioned seat tables, especially for photo ops.

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DM
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Maverick was great!! My husband and I both enjoyed our dinner and our wine. The service was very good. I ordered off the restaurant week menu and my husband ordered from regular dinner menu. We will go to Maverick again for sure and recommend it to friends.

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JM
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pork schnitzel and the broccoli was excellent!!

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LR
San Antonio
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Lighting was just right,huge bar at entry and large back area which included a chef's table.I got the dinner for $25 which included a delicious salad,pork with vegetables and mashed potatoes, then choice of dessert. Very good and good deal. My wife got redfish which she was not impressed with,BUT I LIKED.

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CF
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

First time at Maverick and decided on select menu for Restaurant Week. Nice environment, wait staff was great, meal served in a reasonable time frame. Wife selected trout which she enjoyed. I had the strip steak; cooked to my liking (medium rare) but very tough. I expected better. Desserts and wine, recommended by wait staff was very enjoyable. We will come back to try the menu again.

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