Top 22 Brunch Places in San Antonio in 2022

When you ask someone about the best breakfast in San Antonio, they might tell you about their favorite cafe which serves pastries and coffee. But if you’re in the mood for a more elevated experience where you can choose from a tailored menu, sip on hand-mixed drinks, and immerse yourself in an unforgettable ambiance – any old cafe won’t cut it. Those types of places aren’t on every street corner, but we’ve done the hard work for you and created this list of the best brunch places in San Antonio. Explore all-American classics as well as fun fusion spins on brunch in our top picks.

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We know that the ideal brunch looks different for each couple – that’s why we’ve ranked our suggestions based on what you’re looking for so that you can find the best spot for you. The criteria we’ve used for this post is as follows:

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Where to go for brunch in San Antonio

Alamo Biscuit Co.

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Alamo Biscuit Co. pride themselves on making breakfast the most fun meal of the day – and their menu promises just that. Enjoy a range of different savory dishes from the diverse and yummy Latin American cuisine – their spicy tots and steak and eggs are standout dishes if you ask us. The team here really strives to make each experience a memorable one, so expect attentive and warm service here.

Plus, you might have spotted this restaurant on TV too – the Cooking Channel no less!

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Domingo Restaurant

9/10

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Set in a stunning Riverside location, this Mexican restaurant offers classic South Texas flair and a truly beautiful setting for a brunch. Perfect if you’re looking for a special place to celebrate with your significant other – and the food is absolutely second to none.

You’ll find something new to try on their creative menu where they combine classic brunch dishes with Mexican flair. Try a fun fusion dish like their scrambled eggs tacos or churro waffles – they’re super Instagrammable too!

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Pharm Table

9/10

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This Southtown gem is a proud Apothecary kitchen – think plant-heavy dishes crafted with locally-sourced ingredients that draw influences from food from around the world. As you might’ve already guessed, this spot is extremely well-suited to vegan or vegetarian diners too – you’ll be spoilt for choice here.

Their dining room is expansive and bright, an ideal setting for a sophisticated yet refreshingly rustic morning (or early afternoon). This is definitely worth a try if you want fresh, colorful, healthy food for your brunch date.



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Julia’s Bistro and Bar

8/10

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When you think about brunch, French cuisine is a classic. Julia’s Bistro takes it a step further and brings colorful Mexican flavors into the mix – your taste buds are guaranteed to go on a journey when you visit this restaurant. And the bonus is that this place is perfect if you’re on a budget – each dish is reasonably priced so your brunch won’t be too taxing on your wallet.

And if you’re after something a little more boozy, their mimosa brunch on a sunday morning is just what you need.



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Box Street Social

10/10

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Located downtown in Hemisfair, Box St. All Day is known for its eclectic and tasty brunch menu, craft cocktails, and espresso bar. It also boasts stylish décor and picture worthy views of the park. 

Late sleepers? No problem – at Box Street Social you can order one of their mouth-watering brunch dishes at any time of the day. Their outdoor patio is a beautiful setting for a meal throughout the day, so you’ll be able to sip cocktails or your favorite hot beverage in the sun. Come with an empty stomach and your phone fully charged to capture everything that makes Box St. All Day one of best spots for San Antonio brunch.

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Liberty Bar

8/10

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Nestled in a former convent for Benedictine nuns, Liberty Bar is anything but reserved. Immerse yourself in their cool southtown vibe – complete with expertly-made drinks and a wide variety of brunch dishes from their menu. Whatever you’re in the mood for, be it a salad, hearty burger or sweet stack of pancakes, you’ll find something here. And, if you’re into cocktails, try their Bloody Mary – it was voted the best one in all of San Antonio.

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Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

9/10

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If you’re looking for Southern comfort food with style, you’ll love Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery. Their impressive set up in the old Pearl brewery has lovely indoor dining, plus an outside patio for you to choose from – the ambiance is truly immersive. And when the sun’s out, you won’t want to miss a chance to eat al fresco here. 

Definitely a place for foodies, by foodies – so get excited when you book your brunch here.

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Full Belly Cafe & Bar

8/10

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A full belly is exactly what you’ll leave with when you visit this place for breakfast in San Antonio – you’ll struggle to choose between the delectable bakery items (made fresh, in-house, no less!) and sizzling savory dishes. We recommend trying the chorizo poblano hash if you want something meaty, or the pecan pie french toast if you’ve got a sweet tooth.

Live in the northside of the city, and wondering, ‘where are all the good brunch places near me?’ — this cafe has to make the list.

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Signature Restaurant

10/10

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If you really want to splurge on your date, the Signature Restaurant is up there with one of the best brunch places in all of San Antonio. Set on the grounds of the jaw-dropping La Cantera resort, expect a classy, elegant atmosphere like no other, and beautifully prepared French dishes as you look out onto the perfectly kept grounds. In other words, make sure you’re dressed up and ready to spend here – the only guarantee is that you won’t regret it

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Magnolia Pancake Haus

7/10

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Claimed to be the home of ‘the world’s best pancakes’, Magnolia Pancake Haus is definitely worth a visit if you’re having breakfast in San Antonio. A family-owned joint, you can really taste the love and care in each bite of their fluffy, buttery pancakes. And there’s all the toppings here: from crispy bacon to juicy berries – so don’t be afraid to get creative.

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Barbaro

8/10

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An unorthodox Italian brunch spot, Barbaro offers timeless brunch dishes with a beautiful Italian flair. Take their pancakes – there’s no simple bacon and maple syrup topping – instead you get whipped lemon ricotta, crispy bacon strips and seasonal berries to top it off. Expect excellent drink options when you eat here too, and an effortlessly cool vibe that’ll make you feel as though you’re dining in the heart of Naples.

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Commonwealth Coffee & Bakery

9/10

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Commonwealth Coffee & Bakery have a few locations throughout the city – making it one of the most versatile and easily accessible of our San Antonio brunch suggestions. For a more relaxed, and romantic atmosphere, we recommend heading to the Hemisfair and Alamo Heights locations. 

This is an awesome pick for those who have a sweet tooth too – their in-house pastries are made with authentic French recipes. We love the croissants here – beautifully buttery and flaky – it doesn’t get much better than that.

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Brasserie Mon Chou Chou

9/10

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Another French-inspired place for brunch in San Antonio, this brasserie doesn’t just draw inspiration from our friends across the Atlantic in their food, but in the whole dining experience. If you’re looking for a positively stylish breakfast in San Antonio, this is the place for you. Everything oozes elegance, from the decor to the service, so a lovely choice for brunch.

In terms of food – they’re a French foodie heaven. Whether you love escargot, raclette or charcuterie, you’ll be able to order it all at Brasserie Mon Chou Chou.

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La Fonda on Main

9/10

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La Fonda on Main is actually San Antonio’s oldest Mexican restaurant, and they sure do know their stuff. Offering up the best in Mexican, but also Tex-Mex cuisine, brunch here is a food-lover’s paradise. The menu is full of vibrant, bold flavors – and their margaritas are sure to pack a punch.

Our one piece of advice? Eat on the patio no matter the time of year. It offers welcomed shade in the summer, and is even heated in the winter.



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