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J Alexander's Restaurant

255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
+1 210-824-0275
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“french dip” (8 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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255 E Basse Rd Ste 1300, San Antonio, TX 78209-8339
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is always busy, particularly at lunchtime. They do take reservations but without one, you should plan on arriving no later than 11:45 or coming later during the lunch hour. The menu is varied enough that everyone should find something they will enjoy. Service...More

Thank doxiefoster
Reviewed 15 September 2017

One of my favorite restaurants is J Alexanders in my home city. This is the first time I have been to another outpost of this upscale chain elsewhere. I was not disappointed at all. There are some other reviews I just read which are less...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I don't know what happened . This place used to be one of my favorites . I went here on Monday September 11 ,2017. The hostess & my waiter were both very lovely & kind . I sat outside with a friend . I ordered...More

Thank lalalala41
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This steak remains a classic at J Alexander's--love smashed potatoes too. Salad dressings are good as well. A hidden secret: fresh sourdough bread. BUT you must ask for it -- the waitstaff doesn't offer it to you!

Thank MaryBrentMarks
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I took my family to J Alexander for a Sunday meal. I ordered the French Dip sandwich. It has to be one of the very best I have ever eaten. We also ordered the deviled eggs. Wow what a surprise. The relish and bacon bring...More

Thank MaryAnne W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My husband and I went for lunch. The first thing you will notice is a stale fish like smell which greets you as you enter. We were seated right away. The booth has wood paneling against the right side. It was dirty. Something had splashed...More

Thank quiltdolly
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is our go to place for a good meal in casual dining. We have dressed up for a party or theater and gone in shorts. The food is always delicious. I love the Ahi tuna, salad or entree. My husband gets steak, chicken breast...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is overrated. It has the possibility of not feeling like a chain restaurant but it does. I got the lunch special sword fish and it was dry. It was paired with an Italian flavored pasta side but yet the fish had mango salsa...More

Thank HollyCatanzaro
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Two orders of baby back ribs were same same wonderful. Prime rib medium rare was excellent. Desserts were great. What was truly outstanding was the service. We had a lead waiter who made sure we had everything we needed when we needed it. He had...More

Thank Buc-ee10
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We come here frequently, and the food is always excellent. Generally the service is also great, but not tonight. We had a server who was surly and condescending from start to finish. Guess she was just having a bad day, but she managed to ruin...More

Thank DHC1124
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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