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“Incredible food!”
Review of 1909 Bar & Bistro

1909 Bar & Bistro
Ranked #921 of 4,628 Restaurants in San Antonio
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Durham, North Carolina
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Incredible food!”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is a restaurant hotel with a ton of competition. We were tired when we arrived and decided to go downstairs instead of venture out. I am so glad we did. We met Fatima, her second week working there (and I so hope she stays!) and she was a gem. The food was wonderful, authentic and so tasty. My husband had steak I had fish tacos and we had their appetizer sampler (salsa, guac & pico de gallo). We were stuff when we left. Great margaritas, too. Cruz is the manager and he was just fantastic. It was slow so we had a chance to get to know everyone which was a big plus for me. Cruz said his mother had worked in the drug store that had been on the premises back when, and here he was working in the same location! Wish more building contractors would work with what's already there than just tear down.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best Service”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

At the Indigo Hotel Riverwalk, all of the personnel is Great!! Ryan, Patrick they will do whatever it takes to satisfy your stay!!!

Visited September 2012
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Newport, New Jersey
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

We had breakfast here before we started out on our journey and it was excellent. Food was great and the wait staff was friendly and on the ball. This is attached to a wonderful hotel The Indigo, so it was very easy for us to eat there.

  • Visited August 2012
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Kansas
1 review
“Great Place to Eat”
Reviewed June 19, 2012

We were greeted at the entrance by the restaurant manager, and from then on he made sure all was perfect. We ate two breakfasts and a dinner at the restaurant. The breakfast quesadia was different for me, it tasted great, and was a large portion. The dinner also was well worth it, with the steak prepared as requested. And the Texas waffle is a great way to start the day. The prices were very reasonable, especially for downtown in a major metropolitan area. The service was fantastic! It has always seemed to me that when the manager is actively participating in the operation, things go well, and that seemed to be the key to the success of the restaurant. If you are downtown in San Antonio, stop by. It is across the street from the Alamo at the Hotel Indigo.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Alan R
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panama
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Excellent tapas”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

We had breakfast and afternoon tapas before dinner at this bistro. The breakfast was excellent, my waffles even had the shape of texas and the presentation was absolutely beautiful. Before dinner, since we were so close to the Riverwalk, we decided to have tapas and wine here and we amazed at how good the tapas were. Excellent food, great price, excellent service.

Visited May 2012
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