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J Alexander's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Uptown Broadway
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255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
+1 210-824-0275
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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san antonio
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is one of our favorite San Antonio restaurants. The menu is small but they always have daily menu additions and everything they prepare is well executed. The kitchen and grill area are open so you can see the effort they put into everything they prepare. This is one of a handful of places in San Antonio that uses real... More 

Thank P1122XJmikes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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107 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Everything was just right. The ambiance, the waiter with his great humour, the drinks and the meal made it a perfect dinner with friends.Will definitely be returning when passing through again.

Thank KarinEmma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for my daughters Birthday dinner. Very welcomed.The french dip sliced prime rib sandwich is very tasty. The carrot cake was just perfect.

Thank Dolores M
San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went with some friends for dinner on a Saturday. Had the smoked salmon dip $14, Grilled Scottish salmon with Orzo and wild rice $27, and heirloom carrots $5. Pecan encrusted trout with coleslaw $25. Grilled pork tenderloin with loaded baked potato $22. Two bottles of wine $60. My first time here but my friends come a few times a year.... More 

Thank Grant H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

From the hostess to the table your experience here will far exceed your expectations. With a vast menu choice there is something for even the hardest palette. The ambience lends itself to fine dining but the chatter around you is like being at your local spot.

Thank Joshua C
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206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A family-friendly restaurant that seems busy all time. It’s very loud, so if you want a quiet conversation, you’d have to go elsewhere. The lighting is very low, which is fine once you get to your seat (table or booth), but my husband and I each took one of my mother-in-law’s arms to make sure she wouldn’t fall on the... More 

Thank TravelingFan22
San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The drinks and the food menu are delicious. Bar staff are very attentive.The beets as a side dish are outstanding

Thank Denise M
San Antonio, Texas
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243 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This dish is consistently great. Atmosphere is perfect for business meetings. Service is also very good.

Thank Capt_Wyatt
Anaheim, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent ! Softest roll on a French Dip I have ever had. Nice atmosphere at an area near San Antonio called The Quarry

1 Thank Greg S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Enjoyed our salads but have to say the service was not particularly exciting. We saw our server to order and then to pay. Don't even expect any refills on the drinks! And it was NOT busy when we were there.

Thank Jan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?