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Biga on the Banks

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

Business Hours

Status: Open

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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  • Diners Club

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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...

While the narrow river bed of the San Antonio River appears tame, Mother Nature sometimes calls...

Most entrees are available in½ portions/ ½ price on Friday and Saturday until the end of Summer!

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Overall review sentiment

Score
74%

Top 3 sentiment words

dessert
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2
Score
100%
service
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Score
75%
food
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3
Score
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Overall review sentiment

Score
74%

Rating distribution

5 stars
81
4 stars
21
3 stars
10
2 stars
5
1 star
5
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Editorial reviews from the web (5) view all

Like Texas, enthusiastic chef Bruce Auden's menu is big and eclectic, and the dining atmosphere manages to be both bigger than life and romantic. Dishes change daily to take advantage of the freshest food available, ranging from seared red grouper grits to 11-spice axis venison chops. Don't skip out on dessert, which may be the best in town: the sticky toffee pudding is a must. This is one of...

Food26 Decor26 Service25 Cost$50

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"First-rate all the way" – and San Antonio's Most Popular restaurant – this "sophisticated"...

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Biga is a San Antonio icon amongst restaurant.

Average Rating
100

Outstanding service and excellent food! Biga continues to rank amongst my favorite eateries in town and I never tire of dining experiences in this very special setting.

Service was very bad but the food was gr...

Average Rating
60

Service was very bad but the food was great. Also waiter added a gratuity with a party of 6. Very surprised after the very poor service to have that happen.

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Biga on the Banks is a Contemporary American, Fine Dining, and International restaurant where most Menuism users tipped more than 18%.

Waterfront Dining, Romantic Dining: Biga on the Banks has earned a stellar reputation. 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...

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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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