Bakery Lorraine (511 E Grayson) has a great selection of $4 pastries that you can enjoy with a relaxed conversation in the garden. This is the perfect setting to have an excuse to feed your significant other romantically. Unless, you feel like croissant consumption is a personal thing. $12 for 3 pastries will leave you with enough room for a good tip.
What's breakfast without some pancakes? At Pancake Joe's (1011 Donaldson) you can snatch order up two $5.99 tall stacks of pancakes and $1.59 cups of coffee. Joe's tends to be busy, but you can enjoy some playful banter while you wait. $15.16 + Tip and you’re good.
Eddie’s Taco House
Wanna make $0.99 tacos romantic? Stop by Eddie’s Taco House (3755 Thousand Oaks) before 9 a.m. and you can choose from a list of classic breakfast tacos all for $0.99 each. Grab a bag of those bad boys for about $5, head over to McAllister park and have a cute taco-picnic. Cue romanticism.
Listen, Dunkin’ Donuts (Multiple Locations) has finally made its way to town and we want you to appreciate its goodness. Class up your morning with a DD Combo which comes with a medium coffee and your choice of donuts, bagels, sandwiches, or wraps. All combos are priced between $3.19 to $5.99 which means you’re walking out of this joint for under $12. There is a tip jar, so leave something nice, because you’re sweet like their donuts.
If you’re near UTSA and the Medical Center, you don’t have to go too far for a casual breakfast and coffee. Perk's Coffee (7755 Eckhert Ste 107) serves up some hot breakfast bagels with Egg, Cheese, and your choice of Ham or Bacon for $3.50 each. Grab two and matching pair of drip coffee for $1.65 a cup and you’ve got a comfy breakfast for only $10.30 which leaves you ample room to tip.
Halcyon Latte Art and Mission Reach Stroll
Halcyon Southtown (1414 S Alamo Ste 101) has a team of baristas who can make a portrait in your latte’s foam. Yeah, you read that right. Grab a couple of lattes for $3.49 a cup, two $1 sides, and a grilled PB&J for $4. That’s a grand total of $12.98 which leaves you enough room to tip well for that gorgeous portrait. Cap off breakfast with a casual stroll along the mission reach.
Progressive Picnic with San Antonio B-cycle
I know we’d rather have somebody make breakfast for us, but I think a B-Cycle (Multiple Locations) date is too cute to not suggest. Yes, I think things are cute. Pack up some of y’all’s favorite leftovers for a cute picnic and then head to any of the many B-cycle stations in town. Buy two $10 24-hour passes and get to riding as long as you want for $20. You get unlimited 30-min rides, which will let you have a progressive picnic all over town!
CrepeLandia at Pearl Farmers Market
CrepeLandia is at the Pearl (Pearl Pkwy) on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Quarry Market (255 E Basse) on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. except for this Saturday. Their crepes range from $3 for a plain to $10 for some of their specials like The Lox. Don't forget their Vegan options! Have fun with your $20 here however you see fit.
LocaVore Food Truck at Pearl Farmers Market
The Pearl Farmers & Ranchers Market (Pearl Pkwy) is always a good choice for a breakfast date and LocaVore (255 E Basse) is gonna give you the comfort food you didn’t know you were missing. Find $20 and spend it ALL on any of their killer dishes like chorizo hash or their eggs Benedict. You don’t make wrong decisions here.
Travis Park Fun
Travis Park (301 E Travis) was refurbished this spring and with that came a fun kiosk that has free books and games you can enjoy. If that’s not enough, they also have free wi-fi and oversized chess. So, if you’re really broke, this is a great option for FREE fun.
Culebra Meat Market
Culebra Meat Market (Multiple Locations) has the best deal on barbacoa in town. On the weekends you can get a barbacoa meal for $7.99. You get 1 pound of barbacoa, 1 cup of refried beans, a dozen of flour and corn tortillas, a cup of salsa, and if that's not enough for you it also comes with a 2-liter of soda. A pound of meat would be a sufficient date for myself, but you can enjoy your grub in the comfort of your own home or you can set up shop in your favorite park.