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J Alexander's Restaurant

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Uptown Broadway
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255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
(210) 824-0275
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for a lunch date

I have eaten here 1000 times but this was the first time I have ever spent some time enjoying the food (took the day off and we were in no rush). We started with the salmon dip appetizer. I had the crab cakes and they were AMAZING! My husband had the prime rib which he said was cooked perfect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Jenbriecory
via mobile
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here 1000 times but this was the first time I have ever spent some time enjoying the food (took the day off and we were in no rush). We started with the salmon dip appetizer. I had the crab cakes and they were AMAZING! My husband had the prime rib which he said was cooked perfect and... More 

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Thank Jenbriecory
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We ate at the bar. Bartender was pleasant and helpful. Good wine list. The fire-grilled artichokes were amazing! Of course, the butter didn't hurt. We also enjoyed the steak burgers. It was a fun evening.

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Thank Susan S
Scottsdale, Arizona
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I went to J Alexander's with 10 other family members while visiting them in San Antonio. The atmosphere was quiet and the staff was friendly and accommodating. The menu is varied to touch anyone's taste. We all shared the artichoke dip; I added a little spice to mine and all agreed it was delicious. I had the special soup of... More 

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Thank MEKeller
Austin, Texas
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229 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

My husband and I ate a late lunch / early dinner here while in the area. Quarry Market has a lot of options and we wanted something nice and sit-down. This ticked all the boxes. It used to be a former Houston's and the decor is still the masculine style with dark wood and red booths. We were seated immediately... More 

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Thank lakeflyer
Ankara, Turkey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

J Alexander's is in the Quarry shopping center and is perfect for a break from shopping or dinner after a movie. Can get quite busy at lunch-time so I usually go for a late lunch. Classy place with formal professional staff ready to serve you. The food is fresh and well-made. I usually get the French Dip which is great... More 

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Thank Sandantics
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Never been to this restaurant but it sounded nice, I wanted some place special for my Moms birthday. It did not disappoint, everything was delicious, from the crab cakes to the Salmon and a fantastic pumpkin pie would love that recipe! I would recommend to anyone who does not mind paying a little more for a great meal. Wait staff... More 

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Thank Jetsetgram
Adkins
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went to the restaurant as a spur of the moment decision, but it was a great decision. I had melt in your mouth Filet Mignon with a big house salad and Mac n cheese made with Gruyere. Everything was delicious. We ended the evening sharing a big slice of chocolate cake and ice cream. I can't wait to go back!!!

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Thank Sue D
Ankara, Turkey
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I wasn't expecting this place to be so great. It is in the Alamo Shopping Center and I just stopped in between shopping. I was very impressed. It is a classy, sophisticated welcoming place. The hostesses and wait-staff are total professionals and ready to serve. The restaurant is large but because of it's layered design it does not feel crowed... More 

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Thank Sandantics
Alamo Heights, Texas
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164 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great for business lunches! Really good food and plenty of it. The prime rib (french dip) sandwich is absolutely excellent, most of the time. Sometimes though it is full of fat. For that reason I quit ordering it. Now I get the Asian Salad and find it to be the perfect amount of food for lunch. Beautiful restaurant!

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Thank Capt_Wyatt
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

...are some of the best I've ever eaten anywhere. J. Alexander's is dark...and a perfect date restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: (210) 824-0275

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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