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Sep 14, 2006 11:59 AM


I am taking my wife to San Antonio this weekend 9/17/06 for our 2nd anniversary and would like to find a very romantic restaraunt for a very special dinner. She can't eat mexican food or french food, prefers american cuisine.

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    1. I'm trying to think of some place you can go.There is the GristMill in Gruene,Texas,out by New Braunfels.Their food was good,and it is on the Guadalupe River and you can sit outside and see the river flow by.Been a while since i ate there,several years in fact.It is american cuisine.
      There's Biga on the Banks,but I think it's a mix of american and french.Try SA Current magazine has reviews of various restaraunts,and I think you can check them out by catergory.Or try CitySearch,San Antonio.
      Where abouts are you coming from? There is Salt Grass steakhouse or Alexander's in the Alamo Quarry MarketPlace.

      1. The best restaurant is Le Reve, very expensive but romantic and excellent. You can spend over $350/couple if you do the tasting menu with wine pairings.

        If you want to spend a bit less, I recently had a very good meal at Bin 555, the menu consists of several categories of small plates and they have an excellent wine menu, especially their 55 wines at $55, some very good values there if you want to splurge a bit. Fun atmosphere, but upscale enough to be romantic. The same people also run the Lodge at Castle Hills, I haven't been there, heard it's a nice setting but have heard the food isn't always that great.

        Happy Anniversary!

        1. The lodge is a nice choice. Luciano's at the Strand is supposed to be romantic with great food. The chef is awesome and the food is italian/continental. Another nice place is Silo on Austin Highway. It's great food and a small dining area.

          1. Also Grey Moss Inn in Helotes is romantic and really good steaks. The building is not fancy but quaint and romantic and the food and wine is very good.