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BBQ near Riverwalk in SA?

whs Feb 25, 2013 06:48 AM

Is there good barbecue within walking distance or a short cab ride of the Riverwalk? We're staying at the Westin.

TIA!

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    weegums RE: whs Feb 25, 2013 09:59 AM

    I'm sorry to say there's very little barbecue in San Antonio that compares to the best of Central Texas. There are quite a few other quality options near the riverwalk, but not cue. Two bros. is the best I've found in SA, but that's definitely not a short cab ride. And also just good, not outstanding.

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      radiowh0re RE: whs Feb 25, 2013 03:31 PM

      Stroll up the riverwalk to the pearl. The granary is now open. It's good BBQ. Not great, but good. Not cheap, either.

      It's the best you're going to get without a car and a few hours to kill.

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        San Antonio Sam RE: whs Feb 26, 2013 06:20 PM

        I haven't found anything in SA that compares to Central TX BBQ but there are a few decent places. Most are far from the Riverwalk - however . .Mr J's on S New Braunfels is just a short, colorful cab ride away.

        Mr J's is definitely a dive - and not like a TX BBQ Joint dive . .but a "looks like it's falling down/I can't believe this is a licensed business" type of dive . . so, depending on what you're looking for, it may or may not be for you.

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