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J Alexander's Restaurant

255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
+1 210-824-0275
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“french dip” (8 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I took my family to J Alexander for a Sunday meal. I ordered the French Dip sandwich. It has to be one of the very best I have ever eaten. We also ordered the deviled eggs. Wow what a surprise. The relish and bacon bring...More

Thank MaryAnne W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I went for lunch. The first thing you will notice is a stale fish like smell which greets you as you enter. We were seated right away. The booth has wood paneling against the right side. It was dirty. Something had splashed...More

Thank quiltdolly
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is our go to place for a good meal in casual dining. We have dressed up for a party or theater and gone in shorts. The food is always delicious. I love the Ahi tuna, salad or entree. My husband gets steak, chicken breast...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is overrated. It has the possibility of not feeling like a chain restaurant but it does. I got the lunch special sword fish and it was dry. It was paired with an Italian flavored pasta side but yet the fish had mango salsa...More

Thank HollyCatanzaro
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Two orders of baby back ribs were same same wonderful. Prime rib medium rare was excellent. Desserts were great. What was truly outstanding was the service. We had a lead waiter who made sure we had everything we needed when we needed it. He had...More

Thank Buc-ee10
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We come here frequently, and the food is always excellent. Generally the service is also great, but not tonight. We had a server who was surly and condescending from start to finish. Guess she was just having a bad day, but she managed to ruin...More

Thank DHC1124
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I chose this restaurant because of the reviews we read on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed! The restaurant is clean has a relaxing atmosphere. Our server, "Melanee " did an excellent job. We both had the prime rib; it was "...More

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We have gotten into a routine that our Sunday evenings are planned so that we are returning home by way of the J. Alexander's restaurant. We love the fire-grilled artichoke hearts as an appetizer. And the remoulade sauce is to dip the artichokes in is...More

1  Thank FilSpangler
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place ... gets slammed often but walked right in at 1745 for two... Patio and bar seating full ... only down fall ... ordered ribeye medium rare ... came out medium on one end to medium well on other end ... washed it...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We eat at J. Alexander's at least once a week and it's always a quality meal and drink experience but one suggestion on this Sunday night...the Grey Goose Cosmo should be a Grey Goose Cosmo not Grey Goose Pinnacle for $12.00. The extra pink cosmo...More

Thank TinamarieSA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-0275
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