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

Menu Highlights

Dinner is served 7 nights a week starting at 5:30.*

*We are closed from time to time for holidays and annual maintenance.

  • LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOURS
    • Saturday Sept 3  5:30-11pm
    • Sunday Sept 4  5:30-9pm
    • Monday Sept 5  CLOSED LABOR DAY
    • Tuesday Sept 6  Resume Regular Hours

Chef Bruce Auden updates the Biga main dining room menu daily. Here are highlights of current favorites and Biga classics:
Starters from $9

  • Seared Hudson Valley foîe gras  toasted brioche, frisée, trumpet royal mushrooms, cider duck jus
  • Chicken fried oysters  squid ink linguine, Swiss chard, pancetta, mustard hollandaise
  • Tempura shrimp  chili lime glass noodles, watermelon, peanuts, mint

Entrées from $25

  • Griddled 13 oz Angus beef ribeye  garlic mashers, French beans, Shiner Bock onion rings, sherry sage jus
  • Gulf crab stuffed true American snapper  crème fraîche chive mashers, baby carrots and French beans, port berry butter
  • Grilled 10 oz beef tenderloin  boulangère potatoes, jammy tomatoes, broccolini, house made steak sauce, béarnaise
  • Mustard crusted Texas lamb rack  herbed goat cheese polenta, trumpet royal mushrooms, foîe gras, port reduction
  • Eleven-spiced Hill Country venison and grilled quail  tamale tart, apple-braised cabbage, grilled eggplant, juniper sauce
  • Close-to-Bouillabaise The Mediterranean classic, updated Biga style: mussels, clams, shrimp, scallop, lobster, tuna, halibut, snapper, with martini rouille

Desserts from $9

  • Sticky toffee pudding  Biga’s comfortingly rich signature dessert, inspired by the British classic. With crème anglaise
  • Grand Marnier souffle
  • Mexican chocolate mousse  caramelized bananas, pecan praline, Kahlua anglaise
  • Blackberry buttermilk panna cotta   raspberry coulis, summer fruit
  • Selection of cheeses   Pecorino Toscano, Gorgonzola, Texas Chèvre, cranberry walnut bread, lavosh

Seasonal Menu: Prix Fixe Chef’s Menu under $40

Perfect for pre-theater or pre-Symphony evenings downtown: A three- or four-course selection from our menu at a prix fixe price, a steal at under $40! The Seasonal Menu is available daily, for orders placed before 6:30 or after 9:00 pm.

Table 31

Tucked away behind a sweep of curtains just off the main dining room, Table 31 offers the perfect spot for relaxed entertaining. Treat your guests to a first-class tour of Chef Auden’s new American cuisine with five- to eight-course tasting menus, Let us suggest intriguing wine pairings from our extensive cellar, and relax – your party is in the capable hands of our kitchen and seasoned house staff.

Sample Menu

  • Lobster ravioli on arugula, lobster sauce, fennel
  • Szechuan pepper cured salmon, orange chili noodles, sweet mustard
  • Boudin-stuffed quail with pears, blackberry jus, zucchini cake
  • Veal and beef medallions, chanterelle demi-glacé, mint marigold béarnaise, truffled fries
  • Pavlova with mascarpone, orange muscat fruit

Five to eight courses, $65 to $120 per person, plus bar, tax and gratuity. To reserve Table 31 and order a tasting menu tailored to your occasion, contact Private Dining, 210-225-0277 ext 12, or email us here.

Reverse Happy Hour 9pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday at Bar Biga

Ah…summer!  Long hot days turn into warm nights with endless possibilities.  It’s when the locals reclaim downtown to experience what is uniquely San Antonio.

Whether you are just getting out of a show, need a quick snack before the club or just need an air conditioned refuge from mosquitos the Biga Reverse Happy Hour is the place for you.

An all-new menu created just for bar guests include tasty bites like*…

  • Crispy Goat Cheese with local honey and red onion jam
  • Bacon Wrapped Chorizo Dates with smoked chili yogurt
  • House-Pulled Mozzarella, heirloom tomato slices, toasted brioche and Minus 8 vinegar
  • Duck Confit Flat Bread with fig jam, feta cheese and pickled onion
  • Beef Tartare with capers, mustard, cornichons, chili oil and a quail egg

*As with all menus at Biga, this menu will change from time to time to include the freshest seasonal possible and to welcome the creativity of our culinary staff.

…and this menu isn’t just delicious, there’s great pricing too!!  Every menu item is only 7 dollars!

What’s better than $7 food?  You guessed it, $7 drinks!  Featured craft cocktails like Mexican Martinis, Classic Daiquiris and Manhattans are available along with $4 draft brews!  We’ll also be pouring open bottles by the glass at 50% off!  I’d say your weekend is shaping up!

If you have a $7 dollar itch feel free to scratch it Thursday, Friday & Saturdays starting at 9pm until close at Bar Biga.

Brunch!  Mothers’ Day, Easter & Thanksgiving

Biga serves dinner seven nights a week and, a few times a year, BRUNCH!  Come see why San Antonio food writers consider Brunch at Biga to be one of the most inventive in the city.  What can you expect?  Click here Brunch Sample menu16

Dress Code

None, of course, but Biga’s ambience is a bit dressier than most San Antonio River Walk venues.

Sustainable

Biga on the Banks believes that the best dishes start with the best ingredients. We are proud to partner with premiere food producers, featuring local, organic and sustainable ingredients whenever possible.

 

 

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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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