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“Excellent - a must do in SA”
Review of Biga on the Banks

Biga on the Banks
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Ranked #8 of 4,625 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisines: American, International
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: Market St.
Transit: 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.
Description: 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.
Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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“Excellent - a must do in SA”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Go during the week to avoid the crowds. That way you can fully enjoy every moment at Biga. Delightfully efficient service in a beautiful setting. Consistently the best food in the city.

  • Visited March 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Some Very good dinning”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

We went there to celebrate a birthday, the food was excellent and the service was even better. The Creme boule is outstanding. The waiter went above and beyond for us. When I told him that it was my girlfriends birthday he brought us champagne and her dessert had a candle on the dish, Happy birthday was written on the plate in chocolate. Very nice touch. Yes, it was a little pricey but you get what you pay for. The chef spent time working in Chicago and it showed. If you want to feel special I highly Recommend this place.

  • Visited February 2012
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trail, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“geat place to eat”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

had a group dinner here and they had set us up in our own room which walked out onto Riverwalk. So we enjoyed Appys and drinks outside. Meal was delicious and servers were excellent

Visited March 2012
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Monticello, Minnesota
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“Wonderful”
Reviewed 4 April 2012 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time and wonderful food here. Wait staff is very aware of the menu and the food was some of the best I have ever had. Highly recommend.

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San Antonio, Texas
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“Big Bucks”
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Ate there once, Wonderful. Wished my budget would allow me to return.

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PandB7, Owner at Biga on the Banks, responded to this review, 27 March 2012
Thank you for the review.
Just a reminder every night before 6.30pm or after 9.30pm we do offer a seasonal 3 course menu for $37 it is a great way to enjoy the Biga experience but without going over budget. We hope you will join us again to give it a try
Cheers
Perny
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