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J Alexander's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Uptown Broadway
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255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
+1 210-824-0275
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Antonio
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here awhile and continues to offer great food and great service in a wonderful atmosphere. In the evening the restaurant is somewhat dark with lights over the tables, which is very nice. I have never had a bad meal here. The Steak Maui and Ribs are exceptional, as are the fish dishes, soups and salads. There... More 

Thank Bill S
Round Rock, Texas
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a trip to San Antonio recently, my wife and I dined at this restaurant because of recommendations from friends. The restaurant is located at The Quarry on the north side of San Antonio, but south of the airport. It's exterior appearance was very attractive, and the interior likewise. The hostess was very friendly and seated us promptly. (This was... More 

Thank Lon C
San Antonio, Texas
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144 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Came here with family. The food was amazing. It was well cooked. We had a great time. The service was also great!

Thank mrbrentharris
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We went to dinner the 4 of us had different items all were excellent. Crab cakes,salmon, ahi, and prime rib. We had excellent service. Will definitely come back next time in town.

Thank Sandy R
Crestview, Florida
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279 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very good service. Steaks and tuna steak were all done to perfection. Smashed potatoes were tasty but the mound was excessively large! Wine selection by the glass is small, but very reasonably priced.

Thank kmsmolen
san antonio
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is one of our favorite San Antonio restaurants. The menu is small but they always have daily menu additions and everything they prepare is well executed. The kitchen and grill area are open so you can see the effort they put into everything they prepare. This is one of a handful of places in San Antonio that uses real... More 

Thank P1122XJmikes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Everything was just right. The ambiance, the waiter with his great humour, the drinks and the meal made it a perfect dinner with friends.Will definitely be returning when passing through again.

Thank KarinEmma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for my daughters Birthday dinner. Very welcomed.The french dip sliced prime rib sandwich is very tasty. The carrot cake was just perfect.

Thank Dolores M
San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Went with some friends for dinner on a Saturday. Had the smoked salmon dip $14, Grilled Scottish salmon with Orzo and wild rice $27, and heirloom carrots $5. Pecan encrusted trout with coleslaw $25. Grilled pork tenderloin with loaded baked potato $22. Two bottles of wine $60. My first time here but my friends come a few times a year.... More 

Thank Grant H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

From the hostess to the table your experience here will far exceed your expectations. With a vast menu choice there is something for even the hardest palette. The ambience lends itself to fine dining but the chatter around you is like being at your local spot.

Thank Joshua C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown Broadway
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-0275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?