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J Alexander's Restaurant

255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339 (Uptown Broadway)
(210) 824-0275
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Ranked #48 of 4,104 restaurants in San Antonio
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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  • English first
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Everything is excellent! The food, wait staff, service and food quality is legendary! Great value too! The steaks, soups, seafood, desserts, bar offerings... This is truly a great restaurant. It is a candle light place so it is a great spot for a romantic dinner. It is a bit pricey; however, the quality of food and service make it worth... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

J Alexander's is the go to place for the entire family! Great cocktails, wine list, excellent service and really good food. Some of our favorites are the roasted artichokes, calamari and carrot cake. Go hungry the portions are huge!

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Victoria, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Our first experience at J. Alexander's was great. Their Mexico City spinach con queso was very good. It had a thinner texture than most thick quesos. My sister and I split the grilled pork tenderloin and we were both happy we did. We still had leftovers afterwards. The meat was cooked to perfection and our table of five were all... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Very professional staff. Artichoke was addicting, a dish I continue to attempt to recreate at home. Ribs at "non- BBQ" joint is almost always a failure. Pork ribs take hours to cook right, and many restaurants do so with poor results when the ribs are finally ordered by a customer. Somehow, J Alexanders has mastered this problem (sous vide perhaps)... More

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Houston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Good food and great service. Found it on a whim while driving through the Quarry. The Champagne Vinaigrette was awesome

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Bahamas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

It used to be Tony Roma if you wanted consistently good baby back ribs. Not any more. Alexanders, to my taste at least, always seem to offer stunningly good ribs. This branch is no exception. The ribs just fall off the bone and taste sublime. Even the slaw is a step above. Atmosphere her is also appealing but the service... More

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Visited for a casual business dinner. The table started with both the calamari and guacamole appetizers. $ 13.00 each, if I recall correctly. That's a bit steep. The guacamole was fresh and excellent with really good chips. The calamari was on the overlooked side. Ordered the steak and fries. Perfect matchstick fries. Steak as good too. It was about $22.... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Arrived after church on Sunday and it was a great way to spend the lunch after services. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. I ordered the Seared Tuna Salad and let me tell you....you get a lot of food! I would rate the tuna a B- but I have to remember that the restaurant is known for steaks.... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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525 reviews 525 reviews
371 restaurant reviews
461 helpful votes 461 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We had our first visit here for lunch on Sunday, the place was half full. Our server was named Gabby and she was uber friendly. We wanted to start with a light lunch but we could not locate our server. We were rescued by another friendly waiter named Jonathan. He quickly took our order and got it in their system.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Our first visit but certainly not our last - everything was top notch. I loved the open kitchen where you could watch the food being prepared under the watchful eye of the manager. The bar made our drinks to perfection. The service was impeccable. The food was amazing. Their signature Hollywood Blu Cheese Cole Slaw was so delicious and I... More

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