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Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in San Antonio's Dignowity Hill neighborhood

Panchos and Gringos. | Photo: Eddie T./Yelp
Panchos and Gringos. | Photo: Eddie T./Yelp

Looking to uncover all that Dignowity Hill has to offer? Get to know this San Antonio neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a brewery to a gluten-free spot.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Dignowity Hill, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Alamo Beer

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Topping the list is brewery, beer garden and venues and event space Alamo Beer. Located at 202 Lamar St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 132 reviews on Yelp.

Started in 2003, Alamo Beer makes a golden ale (the first beer produced by the brewery), a pale ale, amber lager, alamosaic and a pilsner in its lineup of signature beers, which are also available in bars and stores across Texas. The brewery also hosts various events throughout the year, including Avocado Fest, and Beer, Bacon and Bingo every Thursday.

2. Panchos and Gringos

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Next up is deli, diner and breakfast and brunch spot Panchos and Gringos, situated at 900 Nolan St. With 4.5 stars out of 427 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The spot has a mix of Mexican and American fare. For breakfast, you'll see dishes like the Mexican-style eggs served with potatoes, beans and salsa, while lunch features meatloaf  made with baked Angus beef wrapped in bacon, served with mashed potatoes and gravy alongside veggies.

3. Sweet Yams

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Sweet Yams, a gluten-free, vegetarian and soul food spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 327 Yelp reviews. Head over to 218 N. Cherry St. to see for yourself.

The menu features organic mushroom burgers, veggie sandwiches, chicken and shrimp dishes and favorites, such as the Texas turkey chili (zucchini, squash, onions, corn, roasted bell peppers, black beans and spices) and the D-Geezy's Mac N Cheesy (gluten-free three cheese mac). 

4. Dignowity Meats On Houston Street

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Check out Dignowity Meats On Houston Street, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 272 reviews on Yelp. You can find the deli, which offers sandwiches, barbecue and more, at 1701 E. Houston St.

On the menu, expect smoked meat sandwiches, ribs, fried chicken and craft beer. For lunch, consider the pit beef sandwich (smoked beef knuckle, house au jus, cheddar cheese, house giardiniera and horseradish mayo on a ciabatta roll). Off the dinner menu, try the KC brisket burnt ends, which are ordered by the pound. Cream cheese corn bake, Granny apple slaw and sharp cheddar mac are just a few of the sides available. (Click here to view the full menu.)


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