San Antonio restaurant No. 1 on Yelp’s ‘Top 100 Places to Eat in Texas for 2021’

7 San Antonio restaurants made the list

Comfort Cafe photos from Connie C and Callie K, provided by Yelp.
Comfort Cafe photos from Connie C and Callie K, provided by Yelp. (Yelp)

SAN ANTONIO – Two San Antonio eateries have cracked the top ten in Yelp’s newly released Top 100 Places to Eat in Texas for 2021 list.

Comfort Cafe took home the top spot and Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy came in at No. 5.

KSAT’s Japhanie Gray previously visited Comfort Cafe which has a unique history and operates as a residential recovery center as well as a restaurant.

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According to Yelp, the list was determined by identifying businesses that operate as restaurants and then ranking those locations “using a number of factors including the total volume and rating of reviews between January 1, 2016 and April 16, 2021,” a spokesperson told KSAT.

Nearly all of the restaurants on the list are priced at less than $30-per-person for meals, the spokesperson said.

Related: San Antonio hotel named one of the best in the US by Tripadvisor

Other San Antonio restaurants that made the list are Nelson’s BBQ, Outlaw Kitchens, Pollos Asados Los Norteños, Thyme For Lunch and Papa’s Burgers.

View the full list below:

  1. Comfort Cafe - San Antonio - San Antonio, TX
  2. The Gypsy Poet - Houston, TX
  3. Kat’s Barbecue - Santa Fe, TX
  4. Tony’s Italian Delicatessen - Montgomery, TX
  5. Gino’s Deli Stop N Buy - San Antonio, TX
  6. Jewboy Burgers - Austin, TX
  7. Tommy Tamale Market & Cafe - Grapevine, TX
  8. Sushi Spot - Plano, TX
  9. Hatsuyuki Handroll Bar - Fort Worth, TX
  10. DB’s Rustic Iron BBQ - Terlingua, TX
  11. Granny’s Tacos - Austin, TX
  12. Del Campo Empanadas - Fort Worth, TX
  13. Hugs Cafe - McKinney, TX
  14. Vietwich - Stafford, TX
  15. It’s a Punjabi Affair - Amarillo, TX
  16. Nelson’s BBQ - San Antonio, TX
  17. Aloha Chicken & Shrimp - Watauga, TX
  18. Coco Shrimp - Fort Worth, TX
  19. Las Abuelas - Austin, TX
  20. Bowl Mami - Carrollton, TX
  21. The B’s Kitchen - Cedar Park,TX
  22. Jim’s Smokehouse - Austin, TX
  23. 1618 Asian Fusion - Austin, TX
  24. San Pedro’s - Dallas, TX
  25. Empa Mundo - Irving, TX
  26. El Taquito - El Paso, TX
  27. Fazenda Gaucha - Bedford, TX
  28. Fu Manchung - Spring, TX
  29. DonDonPoke - Plano, TX
  30. Spice Station - Kingsville, TX
  31. Outlaw Kitchens - San Antonio, TX
  32. Aladdin Cafe - Crowley, TX
  33. Ceviche Ceviche - South Padre Island, TX
  34. Sikhay Thai Lao Cuisine - Fort Worth, TX
  35. The Shed Market - Abilene, TX
  36. Doma Seolleongtang - Dallas, TX
  37. Crumbville - Houston, TX
  38. Pho Phong Luu - Austin, TX
  39. Pappa Gyros - Katy, TX
  40. Pollos Asados Los Norteños - San Antonio, TX
  41. Vic & Al’s - Austin, TX
  42. Santorini Cafe - Austin, TX
  43. Craft Pita - Houston, TX
  44. Zoa Moroccan Kitchen - Houston, TX
  45. Arepitas - Harker Heights, TX
  46. Tranky’s Tacos - Garland, TX
  47. Las Tortas Perronas - Houston, TX
  48. Green Fork & Straw - Houston, TX
  49. Coolgreens Southlake - Southlake, TX
  50. Van’s Banh Mi - Austin, TX
  51. Mi Casa Mexican Cuisine - Waxahachie, TX
  52. Sky Rocket Burger - Dallas, TX
  53. The Colossal Sandwich Shop - Bedford, TX
  54. Ceviche7 - Austin, TX
  55. Cafe Homestead - Waco, TX
  56. The Pita Shop - San Marcos, TX
  57. Market Street Cafe - Lockhart, TX
  58. Bodhi Viet Vegan - Austin, TX
  59. Thyme For Lunch - San Antonio, TX
  60. The Aussie Grind - Frisco, TX
  61. The Cookshack - Houston, TX
  62. Casa Mia Latin Cuisine - Lewisville, TX
  63. Cafe Italia - Grapevine, TX
  64. Jinda Cafe - Clarendon, TX
  65. Mami Coco - Dallas, TX
  66. Boca 31 - Denton, TX
  67. Crepes 4 U - Plano, TX
  68. Diced Poke - Houston, TX
  69. Abo Youssef - Austin, TX
  70. E B Latin Bistro - Plano, TX
  71. Rumdoul - Rowlett, TX
  72. Fuego Latino Gastropub - Georgetown, TX
  73. CraftWay Kitchen - Plano, TX
  74. Casa Jacaranda - Venus, TX
  75. Anonymous Cafe - Houston, TX
  76. Bird Bird Biscuit - Austin, TX
  77. Tiba Grill - Arlington, TX
  78. La Casa Bakery & Cafe - Houston, TX
  79. Don Japanese Kitchen - San Marcos,TX
  80. Halal Time - Austin, TX
  81. Flavia’s Kitchen - Austin, TX
  82. DEE DEE - Austin, TX
  83. Papa’s Burgers - San Antonio, TX

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