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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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Reviewed 2 days 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.

Reviewed 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant has modern, open concept with curtains around the outside making booths. We were lucky to have one of these.Interesting menu with mostly unique, fresh items. I think they specialize in cocktails, but I had wine from a good enough wine menu. Other than having...More

Thank wineanddine32
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there as part of a work dinner. Great location for any occasion, with loads of vegetarian choices. They have a delectable wine list as well as some great cocktails. The sticky toffee pudding is a must try.

Thank Sandeep S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth the visit. The food was absolutely amazing. We would definitely go back. We had everything from appetizers to main course to deserts.

Thank 240jacqulineh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 8 were delighted with the tasting menu and loved the bread pudding. The chairs in the private dining area need gliders- they screeched every time we moved - but we overcame that with a good wine and good conversation. The waiter seemed...More

Thank Beckamama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All four of us had the three course meal which was absolutely perfect. Cesar salad with a fresh citrus flavor (not drenched in garlic), superb red fish with unique flavors and the creme brûlée. Our waiter chose good wine and was very kind to me...More

Thank chestpain
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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.
John L
3 June 2018|
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Response from marianwils0n | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes, with really friendly bartenders.
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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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