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La Frite Belgian Bistro

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$$ - $$$
French, Belgian, European
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728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-224-7555
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17:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 17:00 - 19:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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San Antonio
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are so many dining choices in the downtown area of San Antonio we forget sometimes that La Frite is one of our favorites and we need to visit it more. We remembered last night and vow to return more often. The wine and beer list is consistently good. The owner is in attendance more often than not but either... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lived in Brussels for four years and I can say the food is almost as good as the real thing. The rabbit was wonderful ( three ways). The steak and frites perfect. The Belgian salads, the desserts... all very very good. And the wine, mostly French just like in Belgium very reasonably priced. Only issue it was very noisy... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy bistro in downtown San Antonio that serves delicious mussels in a variety of sauces. Our favorites were Mussels Marinere with white wine, shallots and garlic and Mussels Asian with sake, ginger and scallions. We chose the smoked salmon pate as the appetizer and it was also lovely. Good wine and beer selection and great prices too!

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The last time we ate here there were three Spurs sitting a table over. The food is really good but being on the Spurs might be what it takes to afford it. Good wine and beer list. On street parking...meaning you'll be walking a ways if you go in the evening.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I don't really like seafood but the mussels here are so good that I like them with a glass of champagne. One of my top restaurants in San Antonio!

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Thank CMoDel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

La Frite Belgian Bistro was a place me and my friend accidentally stumble upon, and absolutely loved it! Great champagne selection! And they offer Veuve Cliquot by the glass!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Parking is very tough ! Virtually no parking Nice old building , fun place good service Had the Steak Tartare ! and a good beer !

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

You could drive right by La Frite and not notice it. Yeah, well, don't do that! Everything is fresh and delicious - but if you pass on the mussels, well, you're just a damned fool! VERY small, and always crowded, get there early!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Daughter suggested property and we went Friday. Place was very crowed, would suggest a reservation. Superb wine list, all types/prices for varying tastes. So speaking of tastes , here is what we had: escargot , hot and garlicky ; frog legs, not bad; several salads, all tasty. On to entrees: big hit is mussels with a myriad of sauces great;... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had dinner at La Frite and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The wait staff are friendly and attentive without being "in your face." The food is excellent. The atmosphere lives up to the restaurants name and the menu offers many of the items one looks for in a bistro. The mussels are an obvious specialty (pick your style - there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
French, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 19:00
Monday
17:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-7555

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