Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio River Walk.

Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio River Walk.

Welcome to fine dining on the San Antonio Riverwalk.

203 S. St. Mary’s Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Open for dinner seven nights a week.
Reservations recommended.

Firday - Saturday 5:30 - 11:00 pm
Sunday - Thursday 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Valet services

“Biga is a must for visiting and local foodies alike...”
Texas Monthly

Your favorite RiverWalk Restaurant is Great for Mother’s Day!

RiverWalk Restaurant, Biga on the Banks is serving up a Mother’s Day Brunch!

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu served by RiverWalk Restaurant, Biga

Appetizers and Salads

After selecting an entrée, help yourself to the many starters and salads we have especially for you. 

We also feature an array of artisan breads & spreads and sushi by Pop-Up Chef Katrina Cailao

Of course, if your idea of a starter is actually dessert, we can’t fault you for that!

Seated & Served Entrée

Maine Lobster Omelette, asparagus, avocado, potato rosti, poblano rajas quajillo salsa

Local Egg Benedict, English muffin, pork belly, kale, Sriracha hollandaise

Brioche French Toast, apple smoked bacon, Texas blackberry rosemary compote, maple syrup

Baked Mahi Mahi & Bay Scallop Étouffée, steamed rice, fried and pickled okra

Organic Scottish Salmon Rillette, sweet and tangy Texas heirloom tomatoes, basil, oilve oil

 Slow Braised Pork Shoulder, caraway red cabbage, onion potato dumplings

Herb Roasted Ribeye of Beef sliced on corn mashers, grilled red onion, green beans, black pepper demi glaze

Roasted Texas Leg of Dorper Lamb, sweet potato gratin, red pepper relish, Texas squash, tamarind jus

Pappardelle Pasta, tomato cheeks, crunchy Brussels sprouts, parmesan crumbs

Kids Options 12 years & under 

French Toast, Bacon & Eggs, Mac & Cheese, Beef & Mashers,

Chicken Fingers & Fries, Marinara or Alfredo Pasta with Chicken or Shrimp

Desserts

Amy has pulled out all the stops.  Be sure to peruse the selection of sweets. 

A second trip might be in order and is encouraged!

 

 

 

Sunday Dinner at YOUR RiverWalk Restaurant

Come to your favorite RiverWalk Restaurant for Sunday dinner!  

Spring Rosé Dinner at Biga on the Banks

Bruce has invited a nice couple over for Sunday dinner and he’d like you there too!

Join us this Sunday for the Spring Rosé dinner.  The Biga chefs have been hard at work collaborating with guest chefs John and Elise Russ to create a 5 course dinner that features the flavors of spring paired with everyone’s favorite warm weather beverage, Rosé!

In the spirit of Sunday dinner, this event will be on the informal side with some of the dishes being served family style giving everyone a chance to be a part of the conversation.

Receptions starts this Sunday at 5:30. Seated dinner to follow.  Tickets available through Eventbrite for $99.

Here’s the menu…

Starters

Gulf Coast Oysters, Spiced Strawberry Ceviche

Smoked Salmon, Charred Cauliflower

Ratatouille Roll, Chicken Fried Lamb

Lemon Cucumber Vichyssoise, Pickle and Serrano

Michel Fonne Crémant d’Alsace Brut Rosé

First Course

Fresh, Baked and Fried Tomatoes, Greens, Goat Cheese and Soft Shell Crab

Leccia Patrimonio Rosé 2015

Second Course

Crisped Striped Bass, Savoy Cabbage ‘Kraut’, White Beans, Sauce Basquaise

JK Carriere ‘glass’ 2016

Third Course

Bone-in Texas Pork Belly Stuffed with Apples and Chestnuts, Roasted Spring Vegetables, Cracklin’ Rosé Pear Sauce

Moshin Pinot Noir Rose RRV 2016

Fourth Course

Chocolate and Strawberries, Devil’s Food Cake, Strawberry Mousse, Whipped Pot de Creme

Naveran Perles Rosé Pinot Noir Cava

$99 per person  PURCHASE TICKETS NOW

Biga is Your RiverWalk Restaurant for Fiesta!

Fiesta at your favorite RiverWalk Restaurant, Biga on the Banks.

Because we’re a San Antonio RiverWalk Restaurant, Biga on the Banks is a great destination during Fiesta.  Biga has a convenient location with many different uses for the city’s biggest party.

Some of our guests use Biga as a meeting place, having a drink with friends before going to NIOSA.  Others see us as more of a refuge, allowing them to get away from the parade crowds having a quick bite on the terrace before re-joining the festivities.  Then there are those going to shows like Cornyation, enjoying a full dinner and valet parking*.

Whatever your use for Biga is during Fiesta, we’re YOUR RiverWalk Restaurant.

Texas Cavaliers River Parade

One event that Biga holds dear is the River Parade.  Sponsored by the Texas Cavaliers, this parade doesn’t only give grown men an excuse to dress in red and blue uniforms, it raises money for charities focusing on children in need.  Sounds noble, but who are we kidding?  It is Fiesta’s biggest party!

Because of our location, Biga has the best thing going on the parade route.  Not only is there a balcony for all of our guests to have a fantastic view of the floating parade but we’ll have great food too.  Think of Biga as your getaway from the crowded river banks lined with folding chairs, strollers and people with tall hats that obstruct your view. 

We’ll be offering our regular dinner menu with a few fiesta features thrown in the mix like smoked shrimp chalupas with mango chili salsa.

The Texas Cavaliers River Parade starts at dusk on April 24th.  We suggest you secure a reservation in near future or if you are thinking to have a more casual experience, the Biga bar is not only great for cocktails but offers the full menu as well.

*During Fiesta we try to offer valet service for $12 to our guests.  While most of the time valet service is available, from time to time SAPD does commandeer our valet lane to use it as they see fit.  When this happens valet service may be unavailable.  Unfortunately, this is out of our control and rarely happens for an extended period of time.  

For more information on all Fiesta events go to www.fiesta-sa.org

Looking for RiverWalk Restaurants Serving Easter Brunch?

Riverwalk Restaurants

Riverwalk Restaurant Brunch at Biga

Having a hard time selecting among the RiverWalk Restaurants serving Easter Brunch.  Maybe we can help you decide which one is best for you.

The food writers for the San Antonio Express named the our brunch one of the best in town. Chefs work hard transforming our night-time fine dining menu into a day-time feast.  Entrees like Roasted Ribeye of Beef, Lamb Enchiladas with Goat Cheese and Salsa Verde, and Corned Beef Hash with a Fried Duck Egg share the spot light with more breakfast-style offerings including an Omelet with Maine Lobster and a our take on Eggs Benedict.

After ordering your entrée you will help yourself to an array of appetizers, salads, muffins, sushi, antipasto and so many different desserts you’ll likely make a few trips.

Of course, we know that brunch is a family sport and we haven’t forgotten the youngest members of your group.  Kids will have some great options of their own to choose from and we always make sure that some kid-centric desserts are set up at a height that they can actually choose sweets without any help.  After all, we know kids have a vote when choosing among RiverWalk restaurants too. 

Adults have numerous confections to select from like Easter Bunny’s Favorite Carrot Cake, Texas Strawberry Shortcake, Blueberry Almond Butter Cakes, Coconut Mango Mousse, Lemon Bread Pudding, Blackberry Peach Crumble and more!

Adults $59/ Kids $27.

Brunch is served from 10:30-4pm.

Easter Brunch April 16th  ~  Mother’s Day Brunch May 14th

Reservations are limited (Call now, reservation go quickly!).  (210)225-0722

Valentine Menu Available Starting Fri 2/10

 

The Biga Valentine menu will be available February 10th – February 14th. 

Be sure to call ahead for reservations! 

Happy Valentine’s Day 2017

Amuse Bouche

Rabbit rillettes with chili 

Starters

Lobster and shrimp bisque, crème fraiche and chives

Bluebonnet baby greens, heart beets, tomato, cucumber, shallot vinaigrette

Friseé, endive and watercress, duck confit, dried cherries, candied orange, truffle vinaigrette

Berkshire Pork belly steamed bao buns, scallion, hoisin, quick pickle 

House smoked salmon, Brioche, meyer lemon cream cheese, capers, red onion

Main Course

Grilled angus hanger steak, asparagus salad, purple potatoes, chimichurri

Seared natural scallops and Lump crab, bacon spinach, new potatoes, star anise nage

Pasta shells stuffed with ricotta and hazelnuts, pesto, arugula and tomato

Dessert

Brulee Three Way, honey vanilla brulee, lavender brulee, orange brulee

Pavlova, balsamic cream, fruit

Monkey Love, banana cream “pie”, peanut butter mousse, rum whipped cream

Chocolate cheese cake, macerated strawberries, chocolate whipped cream  

4 Course at $75 per person

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Highest Zagat restaurant rating on the San Antonio River Walk. 

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Biga on the Banks has enjoyed Diner’s Choice honors since 2009.

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A coveted star rating and high praise for Chef Owner Bruce Auden.

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“Excellent service...” Raves and reviews from over 500 Biga guests.

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