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J Alexander's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Uptown Broadway
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255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
(210) 824-0275
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seemed to be aiming at high-end restaurant, but missed. Service was solid, but welcome was lacking. Treated like we were there on suffrage, not as respected guests. Given a daily menu with specials on it, including wine by the glass. Nothing on the list saying it was for members only. Waiter told me Icould not have the glass of wine... More 

Thank James P
Austin, Texas
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76 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My wife and I were looking for a place to have dinner. We chose J Alexander's on a whim. When we walked in we were warmly greeted and shown to our table. Our waiter was very friendly and provided menus. When we looked at the menu, we began to have second thoughts. But we stayed and were wonderfully surprised. The... More 

Thank Livin_in_Germany
Monterrey, Mexico
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé wanted a nice dinner so he picked this restaurant at the Quarry and we enjoyed the gourmet burger with fries, spinach mexican style (whatever that means) and a bottle of Pinot Noir. The bar is really good!

Thank CMoDel
Brackettville, Texas
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180 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit J Alexanders. Crab cakes, salads, etc. Never disappointed with anything. Excellent service and friendly staff.

Thank Dd S
Baltimore, MD
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283 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Located in a small shopping center in a more upscale part of older San Antonio. The interior was dark and modern, like the cocktail lounges I remember from the 80s. My party was seated at a table with a broken, overhead light, which was addressed with only, "Oh, sorry about the light." Wished afterwards that we had insisted upon being... More 

Thank westernfb
San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We were a large party of 11, and our waitress was great at attending all of us. I ordered the deviled eggs appetizer, super tasty btw, the steak cheeseburger, which was ok, but not the best, but the Maui Steak was absolutely delicious. Sides were fresh and tasty, coffee and dessert were above average. My wife ordered the Thai chicken... More 

1 Thank RodWS
Biloxi, Mississippi
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This location provided a great atmosphere, great food, and great service. Sydney was an outstanding server, made good suggestions, and brought our food out promptly. We dined for lunch and had the steak burger and rotisserie chicken. They were both really tender and seasoned nicely. The smoked salmon dip was a great appetizer. I'd recommend this restaurant for couples, families,... More 

1 Thank shygalloway
San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Kudos to johnathan the mgr for putting the customer first...I frequent this establishment bc I love their tuna steak...recently my aunt took me for my Bday & she was sooooo looking forward to the veggie burger -- unfortunately it was not up to par -- the aforementioned mgr did the proverbial "right thing" & didn't hesitate to be receptive to... More 

Thank SanAntonio_TxRcam
San Angelo, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I am from west Texas and our seafood is rather limited in choice and quality. However, we do get to San Antonio often and make it a point to go to J Alexander's for a meal. The crab cakes are to die for so I cannot report on any other entrees. The menu is very complete - I peruse the... More 

Thank Westtexan2014
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch on a whim. Was not disappointed. My husband had the tuna and stated it was the best he had ever had. A friend had the steak and bragged multiple times on how well seasoned it was. I had the chicken tenders (can't remember the name) they were very good, but the best thing on my... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: (210) 824-0275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?