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Biga on the Banks

203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
+1 210-225-0722
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (77 reviews)
“souffle” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant was highly recommended by friends and they were right. The atmosphere, service and food quality were all outstanding. The presentation of the food and the attentiveness of the service exceeded my expectations. This is not an inexpensive restaurant but not crazy expensive, either....More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food and a service was amazing here! Chris Sanders was our server and he was one of the most knowledgeable servers I have ever experienced. He could explain the dishes down to every herb used to flavor the dishes. The chef has been there...More

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu is very diversified. Quail is off the chart. Great wine list and enjoyed entertaining customers in a very quiet atmosphere.

Thank Nezman2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was amazing from start to finish. Thomas provided perfect service to our party of 4. I recommend the venison and quail. The lettuce wrap appetizer was also enjoyable with a complex flavor profile.

Thank Ron V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for two days. I did not want to eat at a chain restaurant. I wanted real food, fresh food. I treated myself and I was not disappointed. Everything was so darn good. The halibut was perfectly seared. The next night I...More

Thank ConCastle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was impeccable and everyone in my party loved their food (lamb, bouillabaisse). As a vegetarian I would suggest they offer a few more selections to appeal to a broader customer base. Setting and drinks divine.

Thank ALBRJB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very fine dining experience. Unique menu choices and very very high quality. Recommend highly. Great for that special occasion.

Thank Tom_McGoldrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

go here when i am in town once a year for a date night. a one of a kind experience! the food is always creative artistic and so good! I usually get lamb. and always sticky toffee pudding. ask for table number one! a private...More

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is great! The atmosphere is relaxing and can be romantic. It doesn't have to be a date night. Good selection of wines and pairings. Worth the price! And it overlooks the riverwalk.

Thank karinaroman32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, let me say, this restaurant is pricey, so if you don't want to spend the money, do not come here. Second, if you don't mind splurging, this is the place to go on the Riverwalk. The atmosphere is sophisticated and modern. Our waiter was...More

Thank txoutlander
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John L
3 June 2018|
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Response from Liz B | Reviewed this property |
Yes the bar is fabulous and very large! Great service too at the bar.
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John L
3 June 2018|
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Response from marianwils0n | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes, with really friendly bartenders.
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rickybob
13 March 2018|
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Response from AnnIrwin | Reviewed this property |
I have dressed elegantly and dressy casual depending on the event. You will feel welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
    (Market St.)
  • Public Transportation: Biga is located in the center of downtown San Antonio. Though we are walking distance from most downtown hotels, we are also conveniently located for any who wish to use the city's public transportation.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-0722
Description
Overlooking a quiet bend of the San Antonio Riverwalk, but within walking distance of all Downtown hotels and the Convention Center, Biga on the Banks highlights the daily changing menu of Chef Bruce Auden, the most frequently James Beard nominated Chef in San Antonio. Menu features seafood, steaks, lamb and wildgame with a preference for local and sustainable product, but do leave room for the Sticky Toffee Pudding.With high Zagat ratings Biga is an ideal venue for a romantic dinner for 2 or has impressive private dining rooms to entertain clients.
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