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$$ - $$$
Uptown Broadway
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555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209
+1 210-828-5191
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Alamo Heights, Texas
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I’ve enjoyed Joe Paesano’s food since before I was born. Craving Italian, my mother dined at the original location often while carrying me. The Lincoln Heights location hosted my rehearsal dinner a few years ago; my baby sister’s rehearsal dinner was held at the 1604 location. I’ve treated wide range of guests to dinner at this restaurant: a Catholic Monsignor,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our wait time was an hour or more, very crowded and slow service. Prom season or graduation events contributed to the crowded atmosphere. The food was average, we chose not to return when we came back to San Antonio for a later visit with family.

Thank anmo75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shrimp Paesanos is excellent. I get it every time. Dinner comes with pasta and house salad. I always choose the same lemon butter sauce that is on the shrimp for the pasta. For a bit more you can order the "special" salad not on the menu that has harts of palm and artichokes. My husband had a choice of Osso... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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333 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We made reservations on Open Table for 6:00 pm and we're glad we did. It was already busy and had many people waiting to get in as we left. It was a Saturday night. There were four of us, and we all loved our dinners: veal saltimboca, chicken Marsala, surf & turf, and shrimp with gluten-free pasta. I added one... More 

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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful restaurant! The sourdough bread is to die for and the just keep it coming! The Shrimp Paesano is the best meal I have ever had any where! Their special salad is loaded with avocado, artichoke, and hearts of palm. Absolutely amazing food!

Thank DrJRN
San Antonio, Texas
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

My office just conducted a fabulous annual holiday luncheon at this Paesanos. We had 75 people sequestered comfortably in the lovely Solarium. The setting allowed for privacy, intimacy and a scenic golf course. The food, service and ambiance exceeded all expectations. This is a perfect place for a team celebration!

Thank Clare C
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Today with business friends for dinner in this Italian restaurant. Service was good and fast. Food was average. It is localized to American food. Nice decorated and a good place for informal dinner.

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Killeen, Texas
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I met some friends for lunch and what a pleasant surprise. The service was outstanding, the food was delicious and the location was great, right next to the Quarry Golf Course. We had the Calamari appetizer which was not the traditional small pieces of squid with tentacles. This was a Squid steak cut into large pieces battered... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I think this is the best of the three locations in San Antonio. The food is delicious and the special Paesano salad, their breads and their desserts should not be missed. Always ask to sit in the main part of the restaurant.

Thank E S
Jefferson, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I walked aimlessly looking for a place to eat. I was alone. There were so many people and restaurants were jammed. Although I wanted to sit outside I saw a place at the bar at Paesano's and sat. I was in one of my I don't know what I want to eat moods . Anyway I had an appetizer and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-5191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?