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Biga on the Banks

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203 S. St. Mary's St. San Antonio TX 78205
Phone
(210) 225-0722
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(845) 336-0008

Business Hours

Status: Closed

Sunday
5:30am-10:00pm
Monday
5:30am-10:00pm
Tuesday
5:30am-10:00pm
Wednesday
5:30am-10:00pm
Thursday
5:30am-10:00pm
Friday
5:30am-11:00pm
Saturday
5:30am-11:00pm

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Biga on the Banks, based in San Antonio, is a full-service restaurant with a banquet room and catering facility. Five private rooms accommodating up to 200 people include the Espada Room, Capistrano, Alamo, San Jose Room and the River Terrace Room. Any two or all three of the Capistrano, Alamo and San Jose rooms can be combined together for large dining groups, receptions and dance floors. All...

Opened in 2000, Biga on the Banks is the premiere contemporary-regional fine dining restaurant on the San Antonio River Walk.

Bruce Auden's award-winning BIGA ON THE BANKS is located in a spectacular setting in downtown San Antonio's modern International Center. Overlooking a romantic tree-canopied bend in the river, the historic and the new find common ground in Biga's dynamic re-emergence with ultra contemporary cuisine propelling San Antonio's recent ascent to a new level of River Walk dining. Gourmet Magazine...

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Overall review sentiment

Score
78%

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dessert
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food
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Overall review sentiment

Score
78%

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4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
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Bruce Auden, the city's dean of contemporary cuisine, is spearheading Biga on the Banks in the Stone Oak area, but the kitchen crew has many years of experience under the collective toque. If you liked Biga before, you'll like it even… Read More

"First-rate all the way" – and San Antonio's Most Popular restaurant – this "sophisticated" River Walk respite puts out an "excellent", "innovative" mix of New American and Southwest fare from chef-owner Bruce Auden in "industrial-chic" surroundings; add an "accommodating" staff and it's worth the "splurge"; P.S. look for pre- and post-theater prix fixe dinners as well as half-price options on...

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Excellent anniversary dinner

Average Rating
100

We chose Biga based on a Trip Advisor recommendation, and we're not disappointed!
We were seated right away, on the balcony overlooking the River Walk.
Cesar was our waiter and his attention, responses to questions, and recommendations were excellent.
This was our anniversary and we chose a romantic location and were treated to an excellent meal. My wife and I...

Biga is better in this case

Average Rating
100

Saved this for our last meal together with our friends on this trip. Arrived at around 9:30 on a Sunday night. The group had left it to me to pick a good restaurant on or around the river walk. I thought I got a good vibe on this one so off we went. Our server was Ben. We started out...

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This new restaurant overlooking the Riverwalk has a balcony bar, dining room, and private dining room. Valet parking nightly.

Request table 31 when you make a reservation at Biga on the Banks, and you'll end up with the best view in the house. You won't be gazing at the river, but you will have an eye on chef Bruce Auden as he concocts lobster ravioli on arugula and guinea ham in guajillo sauce. Tasting menus are a draw, but the food is equally as interesting when ordered a la carte. The loft-inspired space is airy...

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Where to Sit: Away from the crush of commercial Riverwalk and housed in the former central library, Biga offers a street-level balcony for alfresco fans.

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Away from the crush of commercial Riverwalk and housed in the former central library, Biga offers a street-level balcony for alfresco fans.

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