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Bistro Vatel

218 E Olmos Dr, San Antonio, TX 78212-2026 (Uptown Broadway)
210-828-3141
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Ranked #85 of 4,109 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $23 - $80
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

The room was full of art comfortable chairs the food was so good I thought i transported to Paris some how the service was amazing even the second waiter was great .His wine recommendation was also right on the money tried the steak and the pasta du jour both great and the bread to die for.....really a find

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San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Romantic hide-away in Olmos Park. Wonderful French food, reasonable wine, exceptional staff. "Menu" changes daily. Deserts outstanding.

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went on our 29th Wedding anniversary on the recommendation of Ann and Joe and Chicken Paradise B&B. Our server (Steven) was very nice. We ordered the 2 Lobster Tails with Asparagus and the Beef Tenderloin and Bearnaise Sauce and two salads. Even though the lobster was one dish and the tenderloin was a second, we told Steven we were... More

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Great food and drinks and the staff was very attentive and trained. Martini's are made with love and taste so great, yum.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Four of us went for a fine meal and we were not disappointed. It is considered by many to be the finest restaurant in San Antonio. I started with escargot. They were cooked perfectly in the butter. herbs, and garlic. The bibb salad was fresh and the homemade dressing superb. I had a tenderloin while the other three chose seafood.... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My husband and I always try top rated Zagat restaurants when we travel. This had a very high rating, but the food was average. The only seasoning they believe in here is salt! It is located in a strip shopping center with no view or ambiance. The service was very good, but there were only three tables occupied including us.... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Took my mother-in-law as she lives very near. We had heard great things about it and decided to go to lunch there. I chose two things and asked for waiters recommendation between the two. We both had the lobster tail with crab risotto . Also had salad and potato and truffle soup. Both were delicious . The entree was served... More

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The Woodlands, Texas
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317 reviews 317 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is the real deal! The majority of patrons are locals...a real positive statement. Some of the finest French food in the state...if not the nation. Two couples....to start....two different salads, the country pate and escargot....all were super. And then four different entrees...pheasant breast, a filet, coq au vin and duck confit.....recipes must have come straight from Paris. A... More

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Schertz, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We went at lunch on Valentine's Day and had reservations. We sat on the new side and there was only one empty table but we didn't mind at all! The wait staff was attentive and on stand-by to meet our ever need. All the food was fresh and incredibly delicious. We ordered escargot, tomato-basil tartine, duck breast, swordfish and langoustine... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We were a party of 5 having dinner on Jan 31, 2014. I had the Poisson Muniere; it turned out to be flounder, which was OK, but it was too salty, not OK. Two others in our party had the Escalope de Veau, Veal: neither liked it. The only items we had that were great were the desserts. All in... More

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