22 Great Restaurants To Dine Alone in San Antonio 

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Whether you are a people watcher, have no friends available for the night or just want to eat and read a book in peace, there are plenty of places for loners and solo diners to get a great meal. Stop ordering pizza or picking up fast food and get out for a nice meal for a change, even if there is no one to share that meal with.
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Il Sogno Osteria

Enjoy a meal and glass of wine at the counter and watch the chefs at work.

200 E Grayson St., (210) 223-3900, facebook.com


Delicious crepes and quiet ambiance in the heart of Alamo Heights.

5003 Broadway St, (210) 828-6860, cappyccinos.com

Hot Joy

Sit at the bar and enjoy Hot's Joys signature wings.

1014 S. Alamo St., (210) 368-9324, hotjoysa.com

Liberty Bar

Sit at the bar and enjoy some whiskey as you cry into your lamb burger.

1111 S. Alamo St., (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com

CommonWealth Coffee & Bakery

Enjoy french pastries and some daytime solitude.

118 Davis Ct, (210) 560-2955, commonwealthcoffeehouse.com

The Point Park and Eats

This far North Side food truck park offers plenty of options for the indecisive loner.

24188 Boerne Stage Rd, (210) 251-3380, parkatthepoint.com

Jim’s Restaurant

Tuck yourself into a booth and have breakfast for one any time of day.

Multiple Locations, jimsrestaurants.com

Koi Kawa Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Find your zen in a bento box for one.

4051 Broadway St., (210) 805-8111, facebook.com

Niki’s Toyko Inn

Go alone and make friends with Pat. It's one of our 100 things to do in San Antonio before you die.

819 W. Hildebrand, (210) 736-5471, facebook.com/nikis.tokyo.inn

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Bohanan's Prime Steaks and Seafood

Nestle up the bar and treat yourself to a delicious steak and a handcrafted cocktail.

728 S. Alamo St., (210) 224-7555, bohanans.com

Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

If you want to be alone but still feel part of the crowd. Get a seat at the bar at this bustling hot spot.

15900 Via La Cantera #21200, (210) 236-8095, whiskeycakesa.com

La Frite Belgian Bistro

Wine, frites and mussels for one, please.

728 S. Alamo St., (210) 224-7555, lafritesa.com

La Tuna Grill

This Southtown ice house is a great place for loners to meet locals.

100 Probandt, (210) 212-5727, latunagrill.com


A great neighborhood spot for cocktails and pizza.

2720 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-2261, barbarosanantonio.com


Chat up the chefs at this downtown Japanese joint.

152 E. Pecan St., Suite 102, (210) 444-0702, kimurasa.com

Schilo's Delicatessen

Enjoy some split pea soup at this iconic downtown lunch spot.

424 E. Commerce St., #200, (210) 223-6692, schilos.com

Green Vegetarian Cuisine

Don't worry if you don't have any other vegetarian friends to eat with.

200 E. Grayson St. #200, (210) 320-5865, eatatgreen.com

The Esquire Tavern

There are plenty of seats for one at the bar.

155 E. Commerce St,, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com

Zinc Bistro & Bar

Another great downtown spot for solo diners.

207 N Presa St, (210) 224-2900, zincwine.com

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Thai Taste

The reliably quiet Thai Taste serves up some reliably delicious Thai cuisine.

5520 Evers Rd., (210) 520-6800, facebook.com/thaitastesa

Bakery Lorraine

Treat yourself to dessert at Bakery Lorraine.

306 Pearl Pkwy #110,, (210) 862-5582, bakerylorraine.com


Il Sogno Osteria

Enjoy a meal and glass of wine at the counter and watch the chefs at work.

200 E Grayson St., (210) 223-3900, facebook.com