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Bliss

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Mon, 3/25
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Menu

APPETIZERS​
Crispy Shrimp Springrolls, Scallions, Glass Noodles, Cilantro, Shiitakes, Thai Chile Dipping Sauce
Oyster Sliders; Crispy Fried Gulf Oysters, Candied Bacon, Buttermilk Chive Biscuits, Spinach, Brown Butter Hollandaise
Half Dozen New Brunswick Cooke's Cocktail, Oysters on the Half Shell, Cucumber Black Pepper Mignonette Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom & Poblano Empanadas, Goat Cheese, Cilantro Pepper Cream Sauce Shaved Foie Gras Torchon, Melon Cornets, Mission Fig, Black Plum Port Jelly, Gougere, Fleur De Sel Crispy Fried Buttermilk Quail, Red Slaw, Thai Bird Chile Honey
Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom & Poblano Empanadas, Goat Cheese, Cilantro Pepper Cream Sauce
Shaved Foie Gras Torchon, Melon Cornets, Mission Fig, Black Plum Port Jelly, Gougere, Fleur De Sel
Crispy Fried Buttermilk Quail, Red Slaw, Thai Bird Chile Honey
SOUP​
Corn & Roasted Poblano Soups, Cilantro Lime Creme Fraiche
SALADS​
Mixed Red & Green Bluebonnet Lettuces, Avocado, Heirloom Tomatoes, English Cucumber, Shaved Fennel, Lemon-White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Roasted Red & Gold Beets, Belgian Endive, Green Apple, Spiced Pecans, Cambozola Cheese, Honey Cider Vinaigrette, Caramelized Pear Syrup
Arugula Salad, Lemon-Anchovy Dressing, Parmesan, Roasted Garlic, Goat Cheese Sun-Dried Tomato Bruschetta, Boquerone, 10 Year Old Balsamic
Baby Iceberg Wedge, Candied Bacon, Heirloom Tomatoes, Celery, Maytag Bleu Cheese, Buttermilk Onion Rings
Vegan Platter
Black​ lentils, roasted marinated beets, calabrian peppers, mushrooms, broccolini, olives, cauliflower, sweet potato, bluebonnet lettuces, oregano vinaigrette
Vegetarian Mushroom Gnocchi
Potato gnocchi, shiitake, honsheimeiji & oyster mushrooms, pea shoots, porcini cream, truffle caviar
Shrimp BLT
hot & crunchy shrimp, applewood bacon, heirloom tomatoes, remoulade, housemade pickle, bibb lettuce, toasted green chile onion poppy seed bun, French fries
Gulf Red Snapper/Chicken Fried Oysters
Snapper ala plancha, southern cream peas, chicken fried oysters, spanish chorizo, broccolini, whole grain mustard hollandaise
Wild Alaskan Halibut
pan roasted halibut, sweet corn risotto, honshemeiji mushrooms, asparagus, sauteed pea shoots, Italian cherry tomatoes, truffle caviar beurre blanc
Maine Scallops
Seared sea scallops, pepperjack-white cheddar anson mills grits, sauteed spinach, avocado mousse, cilantro lime jalapeno beurre blanc
Pork & Beans
grilled & braised red chile kurabuta pork shank, Italian corona beans, broccolini, pickled red onions
Australian Lamb Loin
Grilled​ lamb loin, goat cheese mashed potatoes, ratatouille, sauteed spinach, figs, grain mustard sauce
Duck/Foie Gras
Grilled lavender & szechuan peppercorn roasted duck breast, seared grade "a" foie gras, grilled onion & red chard risotto, black pepper orange sauce
Beef Tenderloin
Grilled beef tenderloin, gruyere, onion & yukon gold potato gratin, asparagus, braised cipollini onions, mushrooms, bearnaise, roasted shallot sauce
About
We serve contemporary American cuisine in a beautifully restored, yet intimate restaurant. We invite you to create a unique dining experience with each visit. Our creative, chef inspired menu changes daily and features seasonal ingredients. You can dine in our intimate dining room, at a true chef's table in the kitchen, a private dining room or you can choose to enjoy your evening on our outdoor dining patio, open year-round. We feature a fine selection of charcuterie, artisanal cheeses and fresh baked breads. We have an eclectic selection of beers and an excellent wine list designed to suit a variety of preferences. Our restaurant has been consistently rated as one of the best restaurants in
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I celebrated my 30th birthday with my friends and family at the Chef's Table at Bliss. It has truly been one of the best dining experiences of my life and a birthday I will never, ever forget. We had several courses with taste samples of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Andi T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is constantly my favorite restaurant in greater San Antonio. Atmosphere is simple but elegant. Service is always impeccable. Food is fresh and expertly prepared. Expensive but well worth the price.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brentdlawson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bliss offers very good food in a nice atmosphere. Have been there quite a few times, either for business or just with friends and almost always, but not always, have been quite satisfied, no matter what any of us ordered. My only complaint is that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank drugs2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nothing can ruin a meal like bad service, BUT you don't have to have a concern about that at Bliss. Wonderful food is pared with wonderful service. My dietary restrictions were taken care of nicely and completely. It is always a wonderful evening spent at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kamontgomery90
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another small room San Antonio upscale restaurant that only serves wine and beer. Again an immediate 2 stars but food brought score higher. We shared a beautifully plated apple salad and I had the wild boar and she had the quail. Both dishes were good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 177Steve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Henry was our server, two of us r out of town and the other 2 are local who have never been able to get in so it was a great win! Food was awesome wine was awesome a service was amazing bravo!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Circuitboy75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife wanted to go to Bliss for her birthday, and we were glad we did. The staff is very friendly and knowlegable. The food selections were varied; I tried corn tempura that I previously could only find in Japan. We got a little birthday...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Greg G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were so many of my favorites on the menu. Service was fast - perhaps a little too fast as we wanted to make an evening out of it. Food tasted great and had lovely presentation.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just as the name implies--Bliss! Clean, happy place, though very tiny quarters. Definitely not a place to bring children, and I would not bring more than 3 or 4 people without a reservation or call-ahead because there is just not much room. The food makes...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place fits it's name well because it is pure bliss! It's perfect for a special occasion, and offers top notch service and surroundings. Dinner couldn't have been any better. A wedge salad, melt in your mouth scallops, and goat's milk cheesecake- Be still my...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Seaside518618
December 10, 2018|
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Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. They have three different ways you can do via their website. Then click on Gifts.
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Courtney K
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Lisa B |
Hi, Yes, dogs are allowed on the patio at Bliss. We do require they be kept on a leash during your visit. Thanks.
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shearpamela
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a small patio however if my memory serves me correct it has a wall around it making it more like a little courtyard...hope this helps!
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