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Boardwalk Bistro

4011 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6313
210-824-0100
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Ranked #472 of 4,110 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $0 - $40
Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great hidden restaurant in San Antonio... we went with a group from work - needed a break to celebrate a successful hard day working on our balanced scorecard and strategy. The atmosphere was good the food even better. Get the Lamb Tagine! it was excellent. well presented in a Tagine (a Berber covered oven dish) and even better tasting. Wine... More

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Hutto, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Went for lunch with a few coworkers, and this place is excellent. Great food and atmosphere. It was somewhat busy as our waiter had a hard time keeping up, luckily he had backup and another waitress picked up the slack. Great teamwork. Overall great food ans experience will return.

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San Antonio, Texas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Very nice, not chain, upscale restaurant. Mediterranean cuisine and a four piece jazz band.on Friday and Saturday nights. Two of us shared a spinach & artichoke appetizer dip which was still almost too much. An almond crusted snapper with shrimp with spicy flavoring was outstanding. The herb encrusted pork tenderloin with bordellaise sauce, asparagus and potatoes had an excellent flavor... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Enjoyed dinner with our group at this bistro. We had fish which was well prepared. The music started right before we left, and it was very nice jazz fusion. Not too loud for the space.

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

Alan C – Thank you for the great ratings! We hope you visit us again next time you’re in town! More

Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We are from out of town and were visiting the Japanese Tea Garden. The hunger pangs hit and we had no idea where to go for lunch. I arbitrarily searched for an Italian restaurant in the area, and it led to a small plaza on Boardwalk. We never did find the Italian restaurant however, we found Boardwalk Bistro. There was... More

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

aquablue – Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review! We hope you enjoyed the area and we’re ecstatic we could become part of your adventure! More

New Egypt, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Got the name from Wine Spectator magazine. I'm a vegetarian but travelled with meat eaters. Menu looked good. We chose the tasting menu and they were very accommodating to me. App great as was the bread and soup but all four entrees fell short. Had a jazz band who were good but the drummer had one too many loud solos... More

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

Beth S. – Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback! It’s very appreciated and we take all our customers’ concerns and suggestions seriously. We hope you’ll stop in again next time you’re in town! More

Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

My husband tracked down the Jim Cullen Jazz Quartet and found they were playing at the Boardwalk Bistro. We went for the jazz and were bowled over with the delicious food and wonderful service. Probably the second best dinner I can remember. The customers seemed to be regulars and obviously loved Jim Cullen. I bet we were the only people... More

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

Alice+Angus – Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us! More

San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have to agree with stoss19. We went when Mr. Lara, a Jazz artist in SA and the music was great. The service not so good. The food we ordered was OK especially the Tapas. Would I go back to hear Mr. Lara but not especially for the food or the service. Procesco was very good, however.

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My husband and I had been here twice before and the food was decent so we decided to try it again for restaurant week. We had reservations and we arrived about 5 minutes early. Even though we arrived early I expected the host to be there to greet us. We waited for about 10 minutes before we were acknowledged and... More

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

Stoss19 – We are disappointed in the service you did not receive. This is not acceptable and we will be looking into how we can prepare better for restaurant week. If there’s more you’d like to tell us about your experience, please call us at (210) 824-0100 and ask for Barbara or Tracy. More

San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I’ve dined here twice now, and the secret is tapas. They put as much care in their appetizers and salads as their entrees, and you get twice the variety for the same dollar amount. The grilled fruit salad is crisp on every level, with a lovely al carbon to the fruit. The couscous salad is bulky and very tasty, but... More

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Boardwalk B, Manager at Boardwalk Bistro, responded to this review

ArcRider – We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We hope to serve you and your guest again in the near future! More

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