San Antonio dining guide

May 1, 2005

Abundant choices for any budgetFrom Caribbean and Continental to Southwest fare and seafood, restaurants in San Antonio offer an abundance of choices to suit your taste and budget.Below is a list you can refer to during the AUA annual meeting. Urology Times thanks San Antonio urologists Allen Morey, MD, Juan Reyna, MD, Michael Sarosdy, MD, and Ritchie Spence, MD, for commenting on some of their favorite area restaurants.Note that the area code for all restaurants in 210.

Abundant choices for any budget

From Caribbean and Continental to Southwest fare and seafood, restaurants in San Antonio offer an abundance of choices to suit your taste and budget.

Below is a list you can refer to during the AUA annual meeting. Urology Times thanks San Antonio urologists Allen Morey, MD, Juan Reyna, MD, Michael Sarosdy, MD, and Ritchie Spence, MD, for commenting on some of their favorite area restaurants.

American Biga on the Banks203 S. St. Mary's, #100225-0722 http://www.biga.com/

Biga is one of the favorites of the Brooke Army Medical Center, where Dr. Morey is chief of the Urology Service. "Always a great meal, great wine selection," he says. "We saw [actor and San Antonio celebrity] Tommy Lee Jones there."

Citrus in the Valencia Hotel150 E. Houston230-8412 http://www.hotelvalencia.com/eat.htm

Dr. Reyna says: "Very new, very good."

Hard Rock Cafe San Antonio111 W. Crockett224-0743 http://www.hardrock.com/

Three floors of patios overlooking the San Antonio River, rock 'n' roll memorabilia inside.

Jim Cullum's Landing123 Losoya223-7266 http://www.landing.com/

In the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Jim Cullum Jazz Band, a seven-piece classic jazz ensemble, plays Monday through Saturday beginning at 8 p.m. On Sunday nights, a jazz group takes over on the outside patio. Steaks and seafood.

Las Canarias in La Mansion Hotel112 College St.

"One of the best in San Antonio," Dr. Sarosdy says. "Great wine list. Has exotic game with a French twist."

Little Rhein Steak House231 S. Alamo225-2111 http://www.littlerheinsteakhouse.com/

Elegant dining in a historic structure constructed around 1847 and believed to be the first two-story building in San Antonio.

Le Reve152 E. Pecan212-2221 http://www.restaurantlereve.com/

Dr. Spence calls Le Reve an "exquisite top-rated French restaurant. The chef personalizes every plate. It's a special place." Reservations required.

Ruth's Chris Steak House1170 E. Commerce227-8847 http://www.ruthschris-sanantonio.com/

Dr. Reyna says simply: "Juicy steaks!"

The Palm Restaurant233 E. Houston226-7256 http://www.thepalm.com/

Dr. Morey says: "Excellent steaks, very convenient to downtown and convention center."