We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paesanos

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Uptown Broadway
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 828-5191
Website
Add hours for Paesanos and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 225 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Everyone Always Raves...

...about their Shrimp Paesano. But my personal fave is Lobster Fettuccine in a Chipotle sauce with capers. It is out of this world. $20 including salad. Great servers: Jay and William.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
John_Joseph_78209
,
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
Add Photo Write a Review

225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
94 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Whenever we come to San Antonio we go out of our way to come to this one. We've been coming since all there was out there was a golf course. My partner had the osso bucco. A little over done on outside but excellent otherwise. I had the Pollo Francesca (like my sister-in-law). They give lots of great sauce and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

...about their Shrimp Paesano. But my personal fave is Lobster Fettuccine in a Chipotle sauce with capers. It is out of this world. $20 including salad. Great servers: Jay and William.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Royston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Good location on the Riverwalk, and a welcome change from most of the other offerings, we ate a late lunch and perhaps that was why service was slow and one of the dishes was missing a main component! However has potential, worth a try and not too expensive.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place has mastered the 3 requisites for an outstanding restaurant experience: food, service and ambiance. I've dined here 10+ times and they are consistent in all areas. I highly, highly recommend!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Level Contributor
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Perfect for a quick and delicious meal on the Riverwalk. We had a craving for Italian and they did it right. Sat on the covered patio with nice breeze from the ceiling fan. Service was efficient, knowledgeable and friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stayed on the riverwalk and visited here because of the location on the river. We had a very pleasant experience here. The service was perfect ,food was wonderful and the ambiance superb. Overall it was one of those dinners you remember for a long time. Can't wait to go again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were a group of eight. They were very accommodating as our number of diners changed. The service was attentive, food was all around good, served hot and came out quickly. However the noise level was so high, no one could carry on conversation. We ate as quickly as we could do escape the din. Do not sit on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were looking for Italian food and we're not disappointed, the service is top notch and the food excellent, we got chicken Marsala, salmon and chicken Parmesan all very tasty, pasta were al dente and we added desserts that were good and not too sugary. It is a place to spend a good time with food and wine with only... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I recently took a business trip to San Antonio from New York. While I dont often get Italian food anywhere outside of the city, I really needed some good Italian cooking. While walking the Riverwalk downtown I stumbled into Paesanos, and boy, I was not disappointed. I was sat quickly and had a nice glass of wine. When the food... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you're used to New York Little Italy quality food, you'll be very disappointed. And, it's very overpriced. I was disappointed. The shrimps in the seafood pescatore we're tiny and practically see-through, the cheap kind. You can't change $20 for something with that in. They should he embarrassed.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Paesanos also viewed

 

Been to Paesanos? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Paesanos

Address: 555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Number: (210) 828-5191
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: (210) 828-5191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Romantic

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Paesanos and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Leakey, Texas

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Paesanos staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?