The 4 best traditional American spots in San Antonio

Photo: The Esquire Tavern/Yelp (Photo: The Esquire Tavern/Yelp)

In search of a new favorite traditional American spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top traditional American spots around San Antonio, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.

Shoppers in the San Antonio area usually spend more in March at restaurants than any other month of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more reviews. The average amount spent per customer transaction at San Antonio-area restaurants rose to $23 for the metro area in March of last year, 8% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Two Step Restaurant And Cantina

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First on the list is Two Step Restaurant and Cantina. Located at 9840 W. Loop 1604 North, the bar and traditional American spot, which offers barbecue and more, is the highest-rated traditional American restaurant in San Antonio, boasting four stars out of 615 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Esquire Tavern

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Next up is downtown's The Esquire Tavern, situated at 155 E. Commerce St. With four stars out of 2,526 reviews on Yelp, the lounge and traditional American spot, serving burgers and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Fish City Grill

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Fish City Grill, an outpost of the chain located at 18130 US 281 North/San Pedro, Suite 104, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar and traditional American spot, which offers seafood and more, 4.5 stars out of 474 reviews.

4. Sabor Cocinabar

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Sabor Cocinabar, a Mexican, breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 392 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4331 McCullough Ave. to see for yourself.


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