Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Very New American Cuisine on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Welcome to Fine Dining on the San Antonio Riverwalk

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

Welcome to San Antonio’s favorite fine dining on the Riverwalk.  We are currently open 5 nights a week and will expand our schedule once we are able to fully staff.

Dining Room Open              Tuesday-Sunday 5pm

Valentine's Day Info   

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

We are already booked up for Valentine’s Day.  If you have a reservation already and wanted to check out the menu, here it is…

Sunday, February 14th, 2021

$75 Per Person

Amuse Bouche
Smoked Salmon Chalupa  


Choose one…
Antipasto Platter for 2, Kentucky cured ham, Italian salami, Fontina, artichokes, chili marinated mushrooms, pepperoncini, olives, roasted tomato, Bocconcini with roasted peppers

Vegetable & Duck Egg Rolls (2), sweet sour dipping sauce


Local Mixed Greens, smoked bacon, tart apples, cranberry, English cheddar, walnuts, walnut vinaigrette
Rosemary Potato Garlic Soup with brie crouton

Smoky Grilled Beets, goat cheese, baby arugula, sherry vinaigrette

Main Course

Choose one…

Baked Scottish Salmon, Texas citrus and roasted fennel salad, hummus, fried chickpeas, citrus beurre blanc


Seared Natural Scallops & Gulf Shrimp, winter vegetable stew of sweet potato, bok choy & cabbage,  balsamic glaze

Grilled 8oz Beef Tenderloin, with garlic mashers, broccolini, Shiner Bock onion ring, bearnaise, steak sauce


Mustard Crusted Roasted Australian Lamb Rack, cheesy Texas grits, Rebecca Creek goat feta, baby carrots, mushroom veal reduction

Roasted Local Vegetables, lentils, lemon zest cashew yogurt, harissa vinaigrette, mint, pea shoots


Choose one…
Nuts About You

Pecan Pie, Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart, Almond Butter Cake

Chocolate Mousse

Blueberry compote, citrus tuile

Pink & Red Grand Macaroon

Strawberry and raspberry, berry Swiss butter cream

This will be the only menu available on Valentines Day

This menu is a work in progress.  Some items may change.

$75 Per Person



Restaurant Week is almost here!  January 20-February 1st


Restaurant Month Menu
Starting January 20th
3 course $35
Add Wine Pairings: 3 course $20 / Premium Wine Pairings: 3 course $50 $2 included for donation to Culinaria

1st Course

Choice of…
Chicken Liver Mousse and House Cured Capicola, toast points, Cumberland sauce

Smoked Cheddar Pierogi, onion vinaigrette, sour cream

Roasted Carrot Cream Cheese Cilantro Soup

2nd Course

Choice of…
Lockhart Quail, French lentils, whiskey glazed cippolini, citrusy blueberries

Seared Gulf Shrimp and Scallops, fennel potato puree, pernod broth

Grilled Flat Iron Steak, frittes and chimichurri

3rd Course

Choice of…
Tira Misu, mascarpone cheese, brandy, espresso, cocoa chiffon cakes

Warm Apple-Cranberry Cobbler, crème fraiche ice cream

Chocolate Whiskey Cake, custard sauce, caramel whiskey sauce

This is a sample menu. As with all menus at Biga, changes will be made daily and more items will be added
as we get closer to Restaurant week. Menus are finalized each day at 5pm and we are happy to send you the most recent menu by email. Call (210)225-0722 and we’ll send you the most current menu.

We are happy to accommodate allergies but hope to keep substitutions to a minimum. Culinaria’s Restaurant Week is a promotional menu & cannot be combined with any other offers/discounts. If you’d like to be informed about special events, promotions and deals at Biga,

Order Gift Cards Online



Searching Fancy Restaurants Near Me for Happy Hour Specials? Biga on the Banks is a FIND!

Now that summer is upon us, you may be asking yourself “what fancy restaurants near me have a daily happy hour?”

50% off select appetizers and wine by the glass daily until 6:30

Well, if you’re a “Super Privileged Foodie” than you already know that 50% pricing is a perfect way to end a work day or kick off a night out on the town!

Every day from 5pm-6:30 the Biga Bar is offering most appetizers and wine by the glass at half-price!
Even better, we’ll have some featured cocktails for $6!

SPF 50 Happy Hour will be all summer long at the Biga Bar 5pm-6:30.  Prefer seating in the dining room?  Well,

no problem!  The same SPF 50 promotion can be enjoyed 5:30-6:30 at a table in the dining room or seated on the patio.

Bar opens at 5pm and seating is on a first come first serve basis.  Dining room opens at 5:30 and reservations are encouraged (walk-ins usually easily accommodated, the earlier, the better!).  Promotions ends at 6:30, discount only applies to select items ordered no later than 6:30.

Local Egg Benedict, Jalapeno bisquit,  Berkshire pork belly, kale, Hollaindaise

Strawberry Meyer lemon pancakes, apple smoked bacon, maple syrup

Seared red American snapper, southern pea succotach, mashers, grain mustard butter

Biga crab cake with sweet and sour TX tomatoes and shrimp remoulade

Braised pork butt with cider, corn pudding, Brussels, pork jus

Roasted ribeye of beef , big frits, horseradish slaw, shallot jus

Roasted leg of lamb and Moroccan lamb sausage, spring pea puree, jicama mint relish,
sweet potato crunchies

*Farm raised Shasetra caviar 1 oz service 95.
*Add Foie Gras 17. *Add an Egg any style to any entrée 3.50
Kids Options
12 years & under
Pancake, Bacon & Eggs, Mac & Cheese, Beef & Mashers,
Chicken Fingers & Fries, Marinara or Alfredo Pasta with Chicken or Shrimp

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!
Bruce Auden > Chef/Owner, Martin Stembera > Chef de Cuisine,
Brandon Waddell > Sous Chef, Katrina Cailao > Sushi Chef, Amy Delbridge > Pastry Chef
Brunch – $59 Adults / $27 Kids
Sunday, May 13, 2018


Valentine’s Day Menu 2021 was last modified: by
partn1Highest Zagat restaurant rating on the San Antonio Riverwalk. 


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


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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