20 Essential Northwest Military Highway Restaurants You Should've Already Tried By Now 

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NW Military covers a considerable amount of San Antonio, so you better get started on tasting your way down the road. Here's where to find tasty bites whether you're from the neighborhood or from across town.
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Green Vegetarian Cuisine
10003 NW Military Hwy #2115, (210) 233-1249, eatatgreen.com
If you’re trying to enjoy the goodness of Green without hitting up the Pearl (we know you folks are out there), you can just hop over to the NW Military Hwy. location. This eco-friendly spot brings you a wide range of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-friendly and kosher bites that taste great and make you feel even better. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, you’ll love the flavors here.
Photo via Instagram / bethsdailyplate
Viva Pho
2114 NW Military Hwy, Castle Hills, (210) 714-3482, vivaphocastlehills.com
Get your pho fix in Castle Hill at none other than Viva Pho. In addition to some noodley goodness in more than 10 varieties, you can also score traditional Chinese dishes and boba tea.
Photo via Instagram / letseatsa
Sichuan Garden
2347 NW Military Hwy, (210) 265-5750, eatsichuan.net
A favorite for Chinese eats, Sichuan Garden comes in clutch with lunch specials for every flavor profile. Sweet, spicy, savory – no matter what route you choose, your taste buds will thank you for dining here.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
The Lost Bar & Grill
12730 NW Military Hwy, (210) 437-4873, thelostbarandgrill.com
Grab your crew and hang out at the Lost Bar. This casual spot has everything you want – beer, cocktails, hearty bar fare and lots of TVs to catch the game on. There’s also lots of fun pub stuff going on throughout the week, so head over to find your new go-to spot for booze.
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Clementine
2195 NW Military Hwy, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Brought to you by John and Elise Russ, the husband-and-wife team offer contemporary takes on Southern and American dishes. Housed in a bright and stylish strip mall joint, Clementine is an essential for foodies and anyone trying to have a damn good meal. For a true treat, go for the “feed me” option – it never disappoints.
Photo via Instagram / bryanrindfuss
Thai Topaz
2177 NW Military Hwy, Castle Hills, (210) 290-9833, thaitopaz-sat.com
Whether you’re trying to eat healthy or just care about authentic flavors, you can trust Thai Topaz either way. A favorite for Thai food, this Castle Hills restaurant serves up all the dishes you love – from pineapple fried rice and pad thai to curry and stir fry.
Photo via Instagram / thaitopaz
China Inn
2241 NW Military Hwy, (210) 308-8277, doordash.com
For your neighborhood Chinese takeaway spot, China Inn comes through with a massive menu that has something for everyone. Expect all the dishes you crave at this hole-in-the-wall restaurant, and expect it to be damn tasty.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.vory
Sushihana Japanese Restaurant
1810 NW Military Hwy, (210) 340-7808, sushihanasan.com
For contemporary digs and a mix of traditional Japanese bites and Asian fusion dishes, you’ll be smart to trust Sushihana. There’s also a patio for when the weather is just right. For your best bet, visit during happy hour to take advantage of food and drink specials daily.
Photo via Instagram / guerosushiman88
Zorbas
2110 NW Military Hwy, (210) 541-9936, zorbasgreekmediterranean.com
Greek food is up for grabs – and it’s conveniently located in the neighborhood. This Mediterranean grill satisfies whenever you have a craving for gyros, pitas, kebabs and more. You can enjoy the classics here – and they’re all prepared with kosher meat.
Photo via Instagram / s.a.bites
Myron's Prime Steakhouse
10003 NW Military Hwy, (210) 493-3031, myronsprime.com
Scoring a quality steak doesn’t require you to head downtown – just make a reservation for Myron’s Prime Steakhouse. Specializing in steaks, seafood and wines, you can have an elevated dining experience at this contemporary chophouse with a bar and patio to match.
Photo via Instagram / myronsprime
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Munchies Shakes, Snacks and More
2211 NW Military Hwy, (210) 636-0597, munchiesnacksa.com
When you’ve got a case of the munchies, you’ll want to head to – you guessed it – Munchies. Serving up Mexican cold drinks (like raspas, milkshakes, mangonadas y mas), desserts and snacks that your inner hoodrat knows and loves, Munchies will hit the spot whenever you crave these puro San Antonio treats.
Photo via Instagram / munchiesnacksa
Frederick's Bistro
14439 NW Military Hwy #100, (210) 888-1500, fredericksbistro.com
Fine dining awaits you at Frederick’s Bistro. Although housed in a strip-mall, this bistro offers a broad menu of Asian-French fusion menu items and a long wine list to boot. Such fusion items include calamari over spicy Chinese noodles and sea scallops with a curry sauce. Whether it’s a special occasion or not, dining here will make for a memorable experience.
Photo via Instagram / mcfatmeat
Sarita's Restaurant
2235 Lockhill Selma Road, (210) 344-2400, saritastexmex.com
With cantina vibes to offer, Sarita’s serves up Mexican grub and gives you plenty of options with its massive menu – from breakfast tacos and plates to lunch specials and seafood specialties. You can seriously have the best of both worlds here once you decide what to munch on – there is a full bar, after all.
Photo via Instagram / markasoria
Azro Authentic Afghan Cuisine
2211 NW Military Hwy #131, (210) 342-0011, azroafghancuisine.com
As one of the few restaurants serving Afghan bites here in the Alamo City, consider Azro at the top of the list of places you need to try. Opened in 2014, Azro lets you discover a whole new world of flavors with a variety of kababs and chalow dishes.
Photo via Instagram / djvinniesingh
Abuela's Mexican Restaurant
2313 NW Military Hwy, (210) 290-9350
Of course you can trust Abuela’s to come through when you crave authentic Mexican bites. Open for breakfast and lunch, this no-frills spot delivers breakfast tacos that will surely hit the spot, as well as lunch plates like flautas, enchiladas, gorditas, puffy tacos and more.
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Golden Dragon Express
2249 Lockhill Selma Road, (210) 979-9957, goldendragonsa.com
Score your favorite Chinese dishes at Golden Dragon Express, whether you choose to swing by the no-frills digs or order it for delivery. The menu is robust too, with plenty of choices whether you’re getting appetizers, soup, fried rice, egg foo young, lo mein or a classic protein-and-rice plate. Luckily you can try it all with generous lunch and dinner specials.
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Las Chiladas
2387 NW Military Hwy, (210) 308-5897, laschiladas.com
In the mood for authentic Mexican fare? Dine in at Las Chiladas. From tacos to enchiladas, you can swing by for breakfast and lunch options (including specials) that are guaranteed to hit the spot.
Photo via Instagram / san_antonio_foodjunkie
Garden Tea Lounge
2375 NW Military Hwy, (210) 308-8327, craftiquesmall.com
If you prefer tea over coffee and every other morning drink, you’ll want to spend some time at Garden Tea Lounge. Located inside the Craftiques Mall, this unique spot lets you relax with a cup of artisan tea, or an organic tea if you so wish. You might as well make it a tea party (yes, really) and pair your beverage of choice with artisan cheese, fruit and cracker plates or perhaps a pastry.
Photo via Instagram / gardentealounge
Ricky Bobby's Sports Bar
2335 NW Military Hwy, (210) 463-9038, rickybobbysbar.com
Many San Antonians know and love Thirsty Horse Saloon, but have you checked out Ricky Bobby’s? This sports bar is attached to the saloon, so if you’re looking for chiller vibes, you can enjoy the tunes of the saloon while getting boozy and playing darts at Ricky Bobby’s.
Photo via Instagram / lisa_reyes76
The Three Legged Monkey
2313 NW Military Hwy #115, (210) 340-9233, thethreeleggedmonkey.com
Looking for dive bar vibes without heading downtown? You can stay in the neighborhood and get boozy at the Three Legged Monkey. This bar has a quirky attitude that you’ll come to love, especially since it offers regular bar specials and has a DJ on the weekends.
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Green Vegetarian Cuisine
10003 NW Military Hwy #2115, (210) 233-1249, eatatgreen.com
If you’re trying to enjoy the goodness of Green without hitting up the Pearl (we know you folks are out there), you can just hop over to the NW Military Hwy. location. This eco-friendly spot brings you a wide range of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-friendly and kosher bites that taste great and make you feel even better. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, you’ll love the flavors here.
Photo via Instagram / bethsdailyplate