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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“The zoo is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and is home to a wide variety of animals representing 750 species on 56 acres, of which 34 acres are public pathways. More than 1,000,000 guests visit the San Antonio Zoo annually”
  • 86 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Entertainment for the entire family. The Witte was recently renovated. There is so much to see and do both outside & inside. It truly is a spectacular museum. Check calendar for current exhibits. ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Museum
“AWESOME!!! Need I say more! Parents take a book. The kids will be full entertained!”
  • 90 locals recommend
Park
“This is a 7 minute walk from the place. They have some recreated Texas landscapes, a magical children's area, and some old relocated limestone/timber cabins from the Hill Country. This is one of my favorite places to walk around. Admission fee for entry.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Nightlife Spot
“I think it's about $10 for entrance, but it would be worth spending a whole morning or afternoon here learning about texas flora.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“This is the best BBQ place in the city hands down... Can't go wrong with anything here (brisket/pulled pork/turkey/sausage/ribs). Everything is amazing. After a bite here the Witte Museum & Brackenridge Park is across the street for some sight seeing or relaxing.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
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“0.7 mil away. Enjoy fine coffee next to the outdoor chicken coop or inside the bright, rustic space.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“1 mil away. Unique, greenhouse-like space opens up and brightens the space for coffee.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Geared toward LITTLE kids. This place is old-school. My kids LOVE IT! You can often find a Groupon.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“This place is just hard to beat for lunch. If you've gone to the Doseum or the Witte and ready to eat this is it. AN OWNER FAVORITE. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
University
“This place is within walking distance to the University of the Incarnate Word, so it is possible to visit without a rental car or need to park on campus. You may check the walking distance on Google to make sure it is within your comfort level.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Rustic tavern with brews, spirits & food truck eats, plus live music, a playground and Sunday brunch.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“1 mil away. Classy sushi, noodles, and Japanese food. Beautiful murals and view of the river. Right next to Brackenridge Park (which has ducks) and Wittee museum.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great diner like food and very casual. Family friendly. Across from Kiddie Park and Lion's Field playground.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Food Truck
“This is the best BBQ place in the city hands down... Can't go wrong with anything here (brisket/pulled pork/turkey/sausage/ribs). Everything is amazing. After a bite here the Witte Museum & Brackenridge Park is across the street for some sight seeing or relaxing.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“This place is just hard to beat for lunch. If you've gone to the Doseum or the Witte and ready to eat this is it. AN OWNER FAVORITE. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
University
“This place is within walking distance to the University of the Incarnate Word, so it is possible to visit without a rental car or need to park on campus. You may check the walking distance on Google to make sure it is within your comfort level.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“1 mil away. Classy sushi, noodles, and Japanese food. Beautiful murals and view of the river. Right next to Brackenridge Park (which has ducks) and Wittee museum.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great diner like food and very casual. Family friendly. Across from Kiddie Park and Lion's Field playground.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Taco Cabana is a San Antonio establishment and offers good eats for the whole family ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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