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“Real TX Atmosphere ”
Review of Josephine Street

Josephine Street
Ranked #88 of 5,053 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: US$ 12 - US$ 30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Description: Jo Street is also well known for its friendly service, world class chicken fried steak, succulent pork chops & chicken, fresh fish, gourmet salads, scrumptious sandwiches, handmade desserts and upper end wines at uncommonly affordable prices.
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

If you are not from the area and want to see what TX looked liked back in the day this would be a good place to see! There’s actually covered parking (under the overpass!) which is nice due to our continued heat! And it’s within walking distance from the delightful Pearl.
This was our first visit to the restaurant and we enjoyed it all but I should have sat in a different area as my chair would start to slide on the neat old wooden floor. Wait staff is friendly!! Fast service and they were busy right at lunchtime.
We started with the tomaltia & avocado sauce with chips for an appetizer. Plain store bought chips, we were a little disappointed. Sauce had a nice flavor, something different and goes well over the salad and the grilled chicken that I had. Very nice side salad, good dressings, and my thin grilled chicken breast was moist. My husband really liked his thick steak. I didn’t care for the pinto beans because they had chili powder in them, that’s not true TX! But my husband thought they were good. The twice baked mashed potatoes had a nice flavor.
The single onion ring that is on every entree was good but it is crispy so careful there if you have bad teeth!

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Local, local, awesomely local! Food and drinks are outstanding. Bustling atmosphere, friendly service!

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The place itself is rather eclectic as far as decor goes. And our booth we were seated at was noticeable slanted; my kids said they felt like it was from a fun house. But we come for the food, so bring on the steaks. Unfortunately, mine had to be sent back for being undercooked. Granted, it was incredibly thick, but I ordered it medium rare and it came out beyond bloody on the inside and near medium well on the outside. It was brought back cooked properly, but the flavor just wasn't there for me. We all thought everything was just OK. Service was fine, but we definitely expected more based on the reviews.

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Thank sidebones
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Josephine Street Steak and Whiskey is a bomb Texas Steakhouse! The ambiance is road house chic with nice service. I had one of the best Rib Eye steaks of my lifetime here. I ordered it medium rare, the sear was perfect and the core was tender. The onion rings are good too. I will definitely return here with friends next time I'm in San Antonio.

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Thank TomyGunz
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Saw this place had good reviews and decided to try it. Walking in the place, it was not quite what I expected. The floor was bowed up in the middle and the tables were arranged in a wierd way because of it. It's an old building and after realizing the floor was probably bowed because of the root system of a giant tree that is growing through the floor and up through the roof. We ordered our steak which was good (splurged for some extra flavored butter). My husband decided to try the onion rings and these things are like nothing you have seen before! Huge like half an onion and tasty. They were done well. And their fried shrimp were very good... they were more like chicken fried shrimp with a crunchy crust. I loved those! If we go back I'll probably just get the shrimp. Haha

Thank JoGMooney
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