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“Prickly Pear and the Guacamole”

Zinc Bistro and Bar
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Ranked #10 of 4,784 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Commerce
Description: Our chefs have painstakingly created a menu of wine-friendly fare consisting of old world hors d'oeuvres and regionally inspired tapas. From baked Texas goat cheese with kalamata olives to fresh chocolate covered strawberries, the menu caters to the diversity of the food enthusiasts. Charles Court, at the rear of Zinc, is a truly serene gathering place for a rare outdoor experience. The private, spacious courtyard makes for a quiet sanctuary from the clatter of downtown city streets and the Riverwalk.
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went here when Boudro's was too crowded, and come to know it is the same owner, so the Prickly Pear and Guacamole is the same as it is at Boudro's. You come here if you want the bar scene as Boudro's itself does not have a bar area.

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Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We went here while on a business trip. Very close to the river walk, but nice to get away. They have a lot of specialty drinks that seemed to be what most people were having. Large wine list, too. The food looked amazing, but we didn't get to eat here.

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Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by our doorman. We both had the special, a Philly cheese steak sandwich paired with a Thai noodle soup. I was pretty tasty. We also had the prickly pear margarita for which the restaurant is known. Could have used a little more more alcohol... The restaurant has a great, trendy atmosphere. Its located just off the Riverwalk, which works if you want to avoid a crowd.

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice wine list by the glass. Great starters including the tableside
guacamole(spelling?)preparation , antipasto, and the truffle oil French fries. The burgers looked wonderful and got rave reviews from diners at adjacent table. Reasonable prices in a nice setting. Huge patio dining area but rain shut that down.

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Reviewed June 29, 2014

I ate a lunch and a dinner here while visiting San Antonio on business. Very good tableside Guacamole and the cocktails were very good as well. For dinner, my friend and I shared a chopped salad with Salmon tartare and the Strip Steak. The steak was good, nothing special. However, the chopped salad was presented beautifully and had fresh sweet corn that had been flash frozen. It was a wonderful mix of flavors and crunch-- very memorable. The place was bustling on a Saturday night and everyone seemed to be enjoying their food. Definitely worth a visit.

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