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La Frite Belgian Bistro

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French, Belgian
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 36
    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
Great Food!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
ljcadv
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Tomball, Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tomball, Texas
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This place is awesome. We shared the small portion of the moules as an appetizer. Then enjoyed the steak frites and the chicken in puff pastry. Everything was cooked to perfection and the prices are reasonable. There is a good selection of wine and beer. This place is not to be missed. It was the best restaurant of our trip... More 

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Easley, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My husband, son, and I had a lovely lunch at La Frite. I highly recommend this restaurant. Our son had rich, delicious crepes, my husband ate mussels, and I had a chicken dish with lemon, caper sauce. The Kwak was an excellent beer choice.

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South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Highly recommend! Hard to find these authentic Belgian-style fries. And our shared crepe was FILLED with crab and mushrooms. Very good selection of wines by the glass. Go here!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My first time in this establishment and it blew my mind how crazy good everything was. My server Christian made my birthday experience one to remember. The food was delicious and the service was probably the best I've had in this city so far. I will be referring many people your way. Keep up all the good work...

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San Marcos, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We love lunching at this great little Cafe. We usually get the mussel (moules) dish (multiple 'sauces available). This time we tried the Bavarian with bleu cheese and it was simply outstanding. They have a wine pairing recommendation, but we always go with the Stella on tap with Frites on the side. The best part - NOT on the riverwalk... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have visited La Frite each time we visit San Antonio and we are never disappointed. The quality of the food is always high. The Moules Provencale, Battered Lobster tail and Pepper steak were right on. The wine choices are extensive and the desert was a decadent Belgian Waffle. We drove home totally sated and happy with our choices. We... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Big surprise, and such a nice break from Texas fare. Elegant simple French atmosphere and offerings. Lemon caper chicken with vegetables was superb! Hanger steak and fries looked excellent and my friend enjoyed. Great selection of Chimay and Duvel etc. beer. I don't like beer but I do like Duvel and Chimay. So very pleasant a place to lunch, you... More 

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Houston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Husband and I decide to try La Frite after they were written up in the newspaper for their excellent French Fries. French Fries? Belgian Fries? While they are, undoubtedly some of the absolute best fries in the world, this restaurant is so much more! Husband had the puffed pastry with chicken in a creamed sauce, I had the same with... 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?