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16 Restaurants In The Medical Center You Should Try This Holiday Season!

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

By: hermz_sa_Food_dude

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This Holiday season is set to be one of the busiest in recent years and while you are out shopping you will need to refuel. So whether you are at Crossroads Mall, Huebner Shopping Center or even Ingram Park Mall here are a few options for you to try and refuel as you do your Christmas or New Years shopping!

Camachos Mexican Restaurant

Camachos is one of the newest restaurants to hit the Medical Center! Their food is great and the restaurant has awesome Holiday decor. Camachos has daily lunch specials, they have a full bar with a 3pm-7pm happy hour and they have live mariachis on Fridays! If you are in the mood for some Mole Enchiladas, some nicely seared beef fajitas or puffy tacos, definitely check them out! They're open 7 days a week and have a full breakfast menu as well! They are located at 5895 Babcock Rd and can be reached at 210-362-1059

Thai House 2

Their Medical Center location opened in 2017 and caters to those looking for an authentic and delicious Thai experience in a casual environment. Their food is not only fresh but it is perfectly seasoned plus they have a wide variety of dishes. From a delicious papaya salad, Thai Salad, their Musamaan Curry, Thai Sweet and Sour and drunken Noodle Thai House is definitely one place to check out while you're in the area! They are located at 5136 Fredricksburg and can be reached at (210) 267-5534 Website:

Texas Hamburger Company

If you are in the mood for a fresh burger, or hotdog or some fried fish Texas Hamburger Company has delicious food and they are all about Southern Hospitality. They established their restaurant in 1989 and have been going strong ever since. They recently added a Philly cheese steak that is absolutely delicious and will be serving breakfast very soon! They are located 9010 Huebner Rd and can be reached at 210-699-1189

Sangria on the Burg

Located in the Medical Center area, Sangria on the Burg is a craft house of smoked meats and signature cocktails that is not only delicious but also some of the best in the city! Sangria on the Burg is now offering Giftcards for the Holiday season, they allow you to make reservations on Yelp and have an awesome Brunch on Sundays! Other specials include Taco Tuesday and have Happy Hour from 3-6 pm and 9pm - close! They also offer Catering for your Holiday gatherings or company parties! They are located at 5115 Fredericksburg Rd. San Antonio, TX 78229 and can be reached at 210-265-3763 Website:

Biryani Pot Indian Cuisine

Biryani pot is a traditional Hyderabadi food house. They have some of the tastiest, freshest and most balanced food we have tasted. From Dum Biryani's to breads and from sizzlers to curries Biryani Pot food,their friendly service is definitely one to try if you are in the area! They are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner! They are located on 9386 Huebner Rd. Suite 109.

They can be reached at 210-561-8874

Taqueria Datapoint

Known for having some of the best mini tacos in San Antonio, Datapoint has a menu with many options ranging from Crispy Tacos, Pastor Quesadillas, Mexican Burgers, Parrilladas, Flautas and have recently added new items to their menu. The restaurant has also grown so it is easier to find a table during those busy hours. They have lunch specials and are open late on weekends... How late? 3am!! Definitely a spot to try after a night of fun or just for a good breakfast! They are located at 4063 Medical dr. and can be reached at 210-615-3644

Poke Planet

Poke Planet, located in the Medical Center in San Antonio, offers delicious poke bowls made with fresh ingredients. They offer a variety of vegetarian, vegan & proteins to suit any taste. We have tried a few bowls and they NEVER disappoint!! Poke Planet is open Mon-Sat and closed on Sunday. They are located right at the heart of the Medical Center at 7302 Louis Pasteur Dr and can be reached at 210-627-6060 Website:

Al-Amir Cafe & Grill

Al-Amir has some of the best Mediterranean food in San Antonio. Their menu includes such favorites like their delicious Hummus, Fatoosh, Fire Grilled Shish Kabobs, Lamb Shops, Gyros and plenty of Vegetarian options!

Bringing the family? Al-Amir Cafe & Grill has a variety of Family Tray options!

They can be reached at 210-281-8632 and are located on 8620 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240

Bakery Lorraine

This is one of San Antonio's most popular bakeries. They have been nationally recognized and they don't just serve their famous pastries, they also serve breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner! From the quiche Lorraine, chicken pot pie, an assortment of salads, soups, artisan sandwiches and many pastries! Bakery Lorraine has three San Antonio locations. The Medical Center location is located at 7338 Louis Pasteur Dr #201, San Antonio, TX 78229 and they can be reached at 210-303-0330 website:

Mr. C's Chicken and Waffles

The Huebner location has been open for just a few months but since it's opened people have noticed the freshness and comfort their food brings every single time. Mr. C's has breakfast and lunch and dinner and has DAILY lunch specials! They are open 7 days a week and we highly recommend them. They are located at 9390 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78240 and can be reached at 210- 368-2957 and their website is

Rays Pizzaria

Rays has been open for over 8 years now and is recognized around the Medical Center as some of the best pizza in town! They have a variety of Italian dishes, from Lasagna, Spaghetti, Baked Ziti, Salads, Pizza and many desserts! Rays also has Catering options for your Holiday Parties! If you are in the mood for some great tasty pizza stop by and check them out! They are located 5252 Fredricksburg Rd. San Antonio TX 78229 (210)257-8520 and their website is

Tommy's Restaurant

Tommy's is known for their Big Red and Barbacoa tacos... They have helped make that phrase famous in San Antonio! They have a been around for quite some time starting with one location in the Nogalitos area. Tommy's has daily lunch specials and on Tuesdays they have their Brisket Tacos special (only on Tue) and you don't want to miss that. Delicious, fresh, and always friendly. Try Tommy's next time you are in the medical area or visit one of their other locations around town! They are located at 8823 Wurzbach Rd and can be reached at 210- 558-9777 website:

Dry Dock

Founded in 1982, Dry Dock Oyster Bar is a restaurant that is committed to providing fresh and an awesome Sea Food Experience. They have a variety of beers to choose from and everything is so fresh! They have Happy hour from 3-7 pm and all day Sunday! plus all you can eat Shrimp on Tuesdays and Thursday! So whether you have a cup of Gumbo, Some fried fish or raw Oysters, Dry Dock will deliver some of the freshest food in all of San Antonio. They are located on 8522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229 and can be reached at 210-692-3959 Website:

Saffron Persian Cuisine

Serving some of the most authentic Persian food in San Antonio Texas, Made fresh from the best quality ingredients herbs and spices. They accomplish a homemade flavor to ensure you will experience the most enjoyable meal every time. Saffron is one of the newer restaurants in the Medical Center but what they lack in time being open they make up for in flavor. They have a wide menu with plenty of options for the whole family. Check them out at 8846 Huebner Rd, San Antonio and can be reached at 210-637-9007 Website:

Alamo Biscuit co. and Panaderia

Alamo Biscuit is another new restaurant that opened at the Medical Center and if you haven't tried them you are missing out on fresh biscuits, delicious breakfast options and some of the best Pan Dulce in the area. They take reservation on Yelp and are open for breakfast brunch and lunch! They are offering giftcards for the Holidays and they can be reached at 210-265-5585 and are located at 9630 Huebner Rd. website:

Culebra Meat Market on Babcock

Culebra Meat market located in the Medical Center has some of the best tasting and freshest menudo in the city! They have a wide range of fresh tacos, barbacoa and even tripitas! They also have a bakery so you can always add a concha or donut to end your meal! Give them a try and while you're at it do some grocery shopping! They are located on 5500 Babcock and can be reached on (210) 877-5230 for your To-go orders!

Here are some awesome restaurants to try while you are out this Holiday Season! They serve delicious food and they wont break your budget! Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to everyone!

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