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Biga on the Banks

203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
+1 210-225-0722
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have been here many times with friends and family and have never been disappointed. On a recent visit this year I had a duck dish. Duck has always been a risk since aside from France, I have not had duck prepared well in local...More

3  Thank William R
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went to Biga on the Banks after walking through the main part of the River Walk multiple times a couple Saturdays ago. We finally noticed Biga on the Banks, and we are so glad we did! My dietary restrictions prevent me from eating both...More

3  Thank akhaugo
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We've been to this restaurant many times, most recently in August 2015. We live in San Antonio and took some business associates from Canada there...everyone enjoyed the food, wine & riverwalk location. We've always had terrific service there and would definitely recommend it to tourists...More

3  Thank dga120
Reviewed August 27, 2015

From start to finish this whole dining experience was superb. Great restaurant on the Riverwalk, we originally had a table outside but moved inside because of the heat. Service was efficient and friendly the whole way through and everything we ate over 3 courses was...More

3  Thank Fidz10
Reviewed August 26, 2015

This place has high reviews for a reason: the food is unbelievable, and I have never had better service in my life. My boyfriend and I came here during San Antonio's Restaurant Week and were just blown away by the knowledge and hospitality of the...More

3  Thank Allie J
Reviewed August 22, 2015

We dined inside due to the July heat, at a window looking out on the river. We immediately were greeted, served water and bread and our server introduced himself and the other members of his team. We couldn't decide on what to eat so we...More

4  Thank Anderson3558
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Located on the river walk, this restaurant serves food in the most beautiful presentation! Plenty of food and everything was delicious. The chicken with vegetables was wonderful. Great service and ambiance. Definitely will return !

4  Thank LBHouston11
Reviewed August 18, 2015

A special occasion go-to for our family! Surely a wonderful place any day of the year, we particularly enjoy their special occasion brunches on Easter, Mother's Day, and Thanksgiving. You cannot go wrong at Biga. We look forward to our next visit!

2  Thank SportUtilityGirl
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Biga on the Banks is one of those restaurants you know would just get a Michelin Star if the France-based Michelin staff every ventured in the United States beyond New York, Chicago and California. My wife and I ate most recently at Biga on the...More

2  Thank Jerold B
Reviewed August 12, 2015

Everything is always wonderful at Biga! The flavors, the presentation, the wine list, the service, all of it is excellent! Can't wait to go back!

1  Thank Petra0426
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Melanie Ann D
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
Call ahead and speak with owner/chef. He is Bruce Auden and is a good hearted man as well as excellent chef
Adam C
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Biga o | Property representative |
We always have a special children's menu available and will try to accommodate you in a quiet corner
rubby A
May 6, 2016|
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Response from Curt G | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they do, but I just reviewed Biga. I don't work there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
    (Market St.)
  • Public Transportation: Biga is located in the center of downtown San Antonio. Though we are walking distance from most downtown hotels, we are also conveniently located for any who wish to use the city's public transportation.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-0722
Overlooking a quiet bend of the San Antonio Riverwalk, but within walking distance of all Downtown hotels and the Convention Center, Biga on the Banks highlights the daily changing menu of Chef Bruce Auden, the most frequently James Beard nominated Chef in San Antonio. Menu features seafood, steaks, lamb and wildgame with a preference for local and sustainable product, but do leave room for the Sticky Toffee Pudding.With high Zagat ratings Biga is an ideal venue for a romantic dinner for 2 or has impressive private dining rooms to entertain clients.
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