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The Barn Door

8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
+1 210-824-0116
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hadn't been there in a few years , forgot how good it is. Brian the host and Gail our server were positive , friendly and efficient. Tasty cocktails , good size appetizers and steaks grilled to perfect mid rare. After sixty four years in business...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our friends really like the place, but the meal is mediocre. Rolls were good, bit downhill from there. Steaks were bland, poorly seasoned. Baked potato just a potato. Mushrooms mediocre also. The meal was just disappointing. Especially for the price. There are lots of better...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked the hotel where I could walk to get a good meal and without hesitation, they recommended The Barn Door. Fantastic suggestion! The first night I ate at the bar. The bartender was fairly new, but incredibly nice and professional. I asked him what...More

Thank LandofHopesandDreams
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Out to celebrate our son's graduation from Naval A school (Fort Sam) and he wanted steak. We had a great dinner here. Service was fast and good. It was a Thursday night so not busy at all. Glad we didn't order appetizers because the serving...More

Thank Danielle N
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had been customers in the 1980's and 90's, but had gravitated to other (pricier) steak houses over the years. We are very glad we returned. Thanks, Tanji! (Tanji P. has a weekly food and drink TV show,...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

great food, the best hot bread around, delicious meat and great desserts. amounts are a little big, so if you want to split things, it works better

Thank mari a
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great Great place to find a steak! You will be less than rich when you leave this place but the steaks are worth it! Our waiter (Trent) who shared with us that he was leaving on a Jet plane to Colorado was AWESOME. Attentive young...More

Thank roberttX4320VP
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Had a filet mignon wrapped in bacon that was cooked perfectly! Dinner came with salad and a side. I had a loaded baked potato which was fresh and hot. The salad was also fresh and cold and served on a cold plate with freshly made...More

Thank TexasProduceGal
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What a treasure! This restaurant has it all... great service, nice atmosphere, and amazing homemade goodness. Just ask about the desserts. Consistent quality food at a good price. Even throw in a family game of pool.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My parents began dining at the Barn Door back in the 70"s. After my return from the Army we would eat there several times a month. Always great service and Great steaks. Not fine dining but wholesome Family dining. Now, When in San Antonio in...More

Thank DougandDebB
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20 April 2016|
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Response from smurfjud | Reviewed this property |
No bean burger that I saw on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-0116
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