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ECLECTIC/LOCAL DOWNTOWN DINING
Alamo Street Eat Bar
http://www.alamostreeteatbar.com/
San Antonio didn't start the food truck trend but it's embracing it. This collection of food trucks in Southtown provides gourmet eats and San Antonio draft beer favorites.
609 South Alamo, 78210

Central Market

http://www.centralmarket.com/
Located between the two bowl teams practice sites, this grocery store and cafe is billed as the place "Where Foodies celebrate every day." If you are really into food, you owe it to yourself to check out all their offerings. from locally sourced produce to an amazing sleection of chef prepared i
4821 Broadway Street, 78209
Phone: 210-368-8600

 
The Cove
http://www.thecove.us/
San Antonio's #1 bar/restaurant/car wash/laundromat.
Very good food choices with organic flair. Outdoor patio with kid's activities and live music.
606
W. Cypress Street, 78212, 5 minutes from Downtown.
Phone - (210) 227-2683

Chris Madrid’s
http://www.chrismadrids.com/
Award-winning burgers served in a converted gas station with a solid patio.
1900 Blanco Road, 78212 (Blanco & Hollywood)
3 blocks south of
Hildebrand Ave., 10 minutes from Downtown.
Phone - (210) 735-3552
For a detailed review of all the local burger joints, we suggest you visit http://www.sanantonioburger.com/.

Filling Station Tap Room
701 S. Saint Mary's St., 78205
Downtown just outside of King William.
In addition to pizza, it's known for homemade baked goods and sandwiches (the coconut cream pie is fantastic) as well as craft beer on tap. Closed Saturday and Sundays.
Phone - (210) 444-2200

Green Vegetarian Cuisine
http://www.greensantonio.com/
The vegetarian restaurant that everyone can enjoy thanks to their diverse and well prepared menu.
Full Goods Building 200 E Grayson St Suite 120, 5 minutes from Downtown in Pearl.
Phone - (210) 320-5865


 
Liberty Bar
http://www.liberty-bar.com
Vaired menu with homemade goodies and a cool vibe.
1111 S. Alamo Street in King William.
Phone - (210) 524-2416
 
The Monterey 
http://themontereysa.com
Urbanspoon lists it under American, Gastropub and Wine Bar and the reviews universally laud its drink selection, grilled cheese and customer service along with "hip" and "foodie-focused"  vibe. The restaurant used to be closed on Sunday and Monday but it just changes format to Asian-inspired comfort food restaurant called "Hot Joy."  Two thumbs up!
1127 S. St. Mary's in Southtown
Phone - (210) 745-2591

Thai-lao Orchid
http://www.thai-laoorchid.com/
Thai food conveniently located one block from the Alamo, River Walk and Hyat.
116 Broadway Street, 78205 in Downtown. Delivery available.
Phone - (210) 442-8110