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I need to host a number of business associates for dinner in San Antonio, we will all be from out of town and interested in appropriate spots for group dinners.

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  1. Bohanan's would be good.

    1. More info would be helful, i.e. location, how many people, budget, availability of transportation, type of food.
      Generally, most steakhouses are good for this (Ruths' Chris, Kirby's, The Palm, Morton's)
      There are also rests on the N side that I go to for business functions (Brasserie Pavil, Silo, Thai Chili).
      Bohanan's is good, but very expensive.

      1. I agree, Bohanan's is a great place. Other great places with private rooms for business dinners would be The Little Rhine Steak House: has a great private room underneath the steakhouse with wonderful Texas history. Boudros has several private rooms with excellent food. You could also rent a private barge for dinner on the riverwalk. Zinc's has one of my favorite private rooms and is owned and catered by Boudros. Chart House at The Tower of Americas is so beautiful with a revolving view of the city and a place for a wonderful business dinner. For mexican food El Mirador has a room and Acenar is a really good modern tex mex restaurant. On the north side of San Antonio I suggest Paesano's at the Quarry, they have a private wine room for dining or Maggianos. All of these restaurants are active members of The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and their support helps The Chamber create a healthy business climate in San Antonio. If you would like more information about restaurants or San Antonio please email me @ kevans@sachamber.org or go to our website www.sachamber.org. Have a wonderful time in our beautiful city!

        Steak House
        111 S US Highway 83, Zapata, TX 78076

        Paesanos Restaurant
        555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

        El Mirador Restaurant
        722 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205

        1. You can't go wrong with Biga on the Banks...Chef Bruce Auden has numerous chef-of-the-whatever nominations, every one from the James Beard Foundation to the Best Chefs of the Southwest and his food is great. Also, the restaurant is gorgeous.
          There's a new place called LeMidi in the old Weissman restaurant locale. I read good things about it, 'tho I've not been yet. Both these will be fairly pricey, but almost a guarantee of perfect food and service. Enjoy the beautiful city.

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          1. re: amazinc

            Le Midi is in a space on Houston Street which was previously a Japanese restaurant. I don't think anything has gone into Weissman's old Sandbar/Le Reve space.

          2. I have taken clients out to Scenic Loop Cafe. It's about 20-25 mins NW of town. Nice drive and food is excellent with a Cowboy / Southwestern flair. Everyone has always loved the place. Sometimes they will have some live music on their outdoor patio area. I've heard rumor that George Strait is a part owner of the place - not sure if any of the locals can confirm or deny this rumor...

            Scenic Loop Cafe
            25615 Boerne Stage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78255

            1. Grey Moss Inn is fantastic. More on the Northwest side, but a great place. I hosted a business dinner there last year.

              Grey Moss Inn Restaurant
              19010 Scenic Loop Rd, Helotes, TX 78023

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              1. re: kingofkings

                We were visiting San Antonio for the weekend and wanted a nice dinner and I looked at this site for recommendations. I just wanted to say Thank you for mentioning Grey Moss Inn. My husband and I had a wonderful time and this restaurant was absolutely a highlight of our trip. We arrived to find 6 deer in the field by the parking lot eating their dinner and walked into the courtyard of the restaurant to be greeted by the manager with an outstretched hand welcoming us. He suggested on this cool evening to sit outside under one of the gas heaters. It was a perfect night. The patio is surrounded by original stonework and they have a few lights strung and some background wind chimes. Inside was also quite quaint with several small rooms connected together. Our waiter Greg, expertly suggested a good bottle of wine (the list was fantastic and had several gems from smaller wineries) to pair with our food. We started with the Chirizo stuffed quail. It was spiced nicely and we will remember the dish for a long while. The second appetizer was the Escargot, which was also very tasty and the bread that was provided to dip in the garlic butter left in the dish was a nice touch. We split the house salad for the day and they split it in the kitchen for us. The salad dressing was perfect, not heavy, not light and enhanced the mixed greens. I couldn't decide between the Prime Rib (slow roasted to rare and then finished on the grill) or a Rib Eye so I let our waiter choose for me. The Prime Rib was excellent and I had plenty to take with me that will turn into a Rib Eye Sandwich today. My husband had Bison KC Strip which was beautiful and cooked perfectly. We shared a few bites of their seasonal Pumpkin Cheesecake and coffee and have already started thinking about how we bring friends and family out here on our next trip to San Antonio.

                Grey Moss Inn Restaurant
                19010 Scenic Loop Rd, Helotes, TX 78023