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Biga on the Banks

203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
+1 210-225-0722
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It is definitely one of the best restaurants I have been to! Food is delicious and nicely presented. Try out the antelope dish. Great selection of wines and other alcohols. Super friendly staff!

Thank Paulina_Bali
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Lovely restaurant offering high class cuisine in a great location overlooking the Riverwalk - try and sit outside if not too hot, we were there in the spring and was delightful. Food very good, I had tuna steak and my wife had quail and antelope,...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The scenery was great we sat outside. I had the seared mahi mahi and it was the best fish I had ever tasted! The dessert was a miss for me. Pass on the salted caramel molton cake; it was dense and flavorless. The sticky toffee...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We came here on our last night in San Antonio. The food was spectacular – everything was prepared exquisitely and the portions were quite large. What really stood out was our waiter Chris. He anticipated every need we had and was generally a really nice...More

Thank rkellydo
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This was our first visit to Biga in San Antonio. We had dinner as part of our anniversary celebration, and we were looking for a nicer/upscale restaurant. Biga definitely delivered. The menu was varied, although leaning a little more towards seafood. The restaurant was very...More

Thank hermilo1987
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We split the ribeye and had the couscous and Brussel sprouts sides. Hubby had a whiskey flight. Food was delicious, but the service was amazing. Rob was our server and took our dinner from A to A+. Could go here every night. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Rita I
Reviewed 13 March 2018

When in Texas go big and have a must meal is beef - 4/5 nights ordered beef, The Medallions were by far the BEST!!!!!! Do not miss this on the menu!!!!!

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My first visit to San Antonio, and what a superb restuarant and more importantly what a great team! From reception, bar and servers, just superb! Meeting Chef Bruce Auden, a treat! Superb meal served with South African Stellekaya Orion 2011, I shall be back!!!!!

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We ate here while on a short trip to visit Trinity University. Biga is located in the “happening” section of Riverwalk, surrounded by other eateries, bars and shops. It is a short stroll from a number of downtown hotels, about ten minutes from The Embassy...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Service couldn't have been better, food was delicious. My husband said his steak was one of the best he's ever had.

Thank sassyanddude
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13 March 2018|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dress up or down!
Melanie Ann D
2 February 2017|
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Response from dkmkakektk | Reviewed this property |
Call ahead and speak with owner/chef. He is Bruce Auden and is a good hearted man as well as excellent chef
Adam C
30 November 2016|
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Response from Biga o | Property representative |
We always have a special children's menu available and will try to accommodate you in a quiet corner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2714
    (Market St.)
  • Public Transportation: Biga is located in the center of downtown San Antonio. Though we are walking distance from most downtown hotels, we are also conveniently located for any who wish to use the city's public transportation.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-0722
Overlooking a quiet bend of the San Antonio Riverwalk, but within walking distance of all Downtown hotels and the Convention Center, Biga on the Banks highlights the daily changing menu of Chef Bruce Auden, the most frequently James Beard nominated Chef in San Antonio. Menu features seafood, steaks, lamb and wildgame with a preference for local and sustainable product, but do leave room for the Sticky Toffee Pudding.With high Zagat ratings Biga is an ideal venue for a romantic dinner for 2 or has impressive private dining rooms to entertain clients.
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