How about taking the stress out of preparing an elaborate Christmas meal and dining out instead? Well, here are some of the best local restaurants where you can eat, drink and be merry this holiday season.
Located in Hotel Contessa, you will have the option to dine indoors or al fresco and marvel at the view of the River Walk patio. Breakfast entrées include apple pecan pancakes and an omelet. For dinner and lunch, try out best sellers such as prime rib, grilled salmon, carved leg of turkey and lamb.
This restaurant offers both Italian and Mediterranean dishes for guests and crowd favorites from their impeccable menu include Chicken Cacciatore as well as wood-fired pizzas. Another highlight is the cocktail menu with delicious options such as the Sangria Rossa or the Cucumber Martini.
One of the trendiest restaurants in San Antonio, Sustenio offers guests a Christmas dinner menu with delicious entrée choices like roasted ham, prime rib and rack of lamb. The menu also includes mouth-watering desserts like pumpkin bread pudding and spiced cheesecake.
San Antonio has plenty of Christmas events including the Lights Festival, a boat tour through the River Walk Christmas Lights and many other exciting annual holiday events. You can also search for the best San Antonio Hotels for Christmas to make sure you and your loved ones have a jolly good time.
Featuring about two million lights in the form of holiday displays and light tunnels, visitors can stroll, drive or even catch a hayride surrounded by thousands of beautiful twinkling lights. To add to the festive small town atmosphere, you can do some holiday gift shopping by stopping by Santa's village.
Go on a magical boat tour or a boat taxi ride and experience the festive lights display along River Walk. Make sure to register in advance and try out boat-caroling aboard a festive vessel bedecked in holiday decor and lights.
This towering 750-foot-tall building which was constructed for the World's Fair in 1968 has some of the most fantastic city views, as well as a revolving fine-dining restaurant that's perfect for a romantic night out.
There are a lot of exciting and fun-filled activities the whole family can enjoy from Christmas lights to seasonal events. You can also secure excellent San Antonio Hotels for Christmas for a hassle-free holiday getaway.
Every year the 40-acre Texas Transport Museum is turned into a winter wonderland as its trains, historic depot, garden railroad, and train scale models are all decorated beautifully. A most memorable experience for the whole family, the nighttime train rides are especially recommended.
The famous sealife inspired theme park hosts Christmas events every year including a very special dinner and story telling session with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Kids can also meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and his friends after admiring the 8-million Christmas lights all around the park.
The San Antonio Zoo really gets into the Christmas spirit with a multitude of twinkling lights and lots of holiday themed events. After taking an evening stroll through the zoo with your kids, you can enjoy some hot cocoa and roasted s'mores, go skating in the ice rink, meet Santa, and go on a special sleigh ride.
Head to the Natural Bridge Caverns for lots of special Christmas events such as Caroling in the Caverns and Flying Elf zip lines. You can also take a hayride, maneuver your way through the Christmas maze, and do some holiday shopping at the Christmas Village where you'll also find plenty of food and holiday refreshments.