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La Frite Belgian Bistro

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French, Belgian, European
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728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224-7555
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mussels from Brussels

We had a great dinner with friends and ordered family style. We tried several variations of the mussels. The mussels were small in size but tasted great. I liked the Pesto and the Thai very much. Also the Duck is definitely worth trying.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
BMG1212
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San Antonio, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a great dinner with friends and ordered family style. We tried several variations of the mussels. The mussels were small in size but tasted great. I liked the Pesto and the Thai very much. Also the Duck is definitely worth trying.

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Herndon, Virginia
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Short walk from Grand Hyatt looking for something off River Walk. Found this gem on the street just a stone throw away. Tried the Foie gras which was served on a waffle with a fruit topping. It was very good. The duck was amazing and my wife like her beef tips. The side with the duck I believe was pancetta... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I had lunch at La Frite during a recent trip to San Antonio for work. The food was terrific. I had the croque monsieur (grilled ham and cheese with a drizzle of white sauce) and my friend had a generous portion of quiche. Both came with a small salad and bread and butter. A delicious meal for a reasonable price... More 

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New Mexico
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Reservations for three plus a baby. Promptly greeted and shown to table. Waitstaff quick, attentive, knowledgeable about beers, wines, specials, and recommendations. Try the Tripel Karmeliet beer. I actually pushed my wine aside to order this beer after tasting friends beer. Started w shrimp fritters which were served three to an order. We each tried a chilled soup, mine was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We've enjoyed this Belgian-themed spot many times. Escargot, crab crepe, brie tart, all really good. But mainly we come here for the mussels, served in a bucket, and be sure to order their twice fried potatoes that are mouth watering. Fine selection of Belgian ales, good service, rarely too crowded on week nights. Highly recommend.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Believe me: before this I thought San Antonio restaurants weren't that good but this place made a difference. You can have champagne while you eat delicious mussels. You have to visit this place!

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san antonio, tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in San Antonio. Great ambience and excellent food. The best selection of mussel entrees. Also try the steak tartare or the beef filet au poivre. Leave room for the dessert since they are absolutely delicious.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is wonderful and the food is incredible but skip lunch before dinner to save some space! It's in a great place in King William but the parking is somewhat limited so leave time to find a place to park.

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Tomball, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The restaurant was suggested from a friend who had eaten there before and really enjoyed the food. The fried lobster tail was amazing as were the beef tenderloin. The fries are also a must to try, they did not disappoint. The restaurant was very busy when we arrived but the staff was friendly and attentive. They were able to accommodate... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

While on a business trip last week, my husband and I walked by this charming little bistro. Stopped and had a delightful lunch. The quail was impeccably prepared. The breading just right. I had the jambon and cheese crepe. Equally yummy. The owner and her son visited with us making the experience even better. This area of town appears to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: (210) 224-7555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?