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Frederick's Bistro

14439 NW Military Hwy, Shavano Park, San Antonio, TX 78231
+1 210-888-1500
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“escargot” (6 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
“beet salad” (3 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
14439 NW Military Hwy, Shavano Park, San Antonio, TX 78231
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a repeat with Lobster salad & escagot. Hubby had ribeye. All was great. Service is always great.

Thank skgcdl
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

But it won't be our last. Amazing service & food Happy hour menu for food so reasonable . Can't wait to go back

Thank skgcdl
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a happy hour regular here, but met a friend for lunch. OMG, amazing! I had the pecan crusted snapper which was done to perfection and served with veggies and mashed potatoes. I could hardly finish it as there were two large pieces of fish....More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Truly a rare find these days...a superb meal with excellent service. We arrived slightly before our 630pm Friday reservations and were seated immediately. The dining room was empty, but there was a crowd in the bar area. Our server, Megan, was friendly and very professional...More

Thank Napunani
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Always a favorite, consistently excellent. On my last review I criticized the casual dress of the maitre’d and the informal service, but this time everything was superior. We went on restaurant night where establishments all around San Antonio have special menus for special fixed prices....More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Frederick's Bistro offers a really great quiet 'Happy Hour' that runs till 8:00PM. Good wines at $6.50 per pour and a nice list of 'Happy Hour' small plates, served on white tablecloths in the bar. I think the mussels are the best I have had...More

Thank Dartgrp
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I visited for early dinner. We didn't know it was fine dining, and were delighted with the white table cloths, beautiful glassware. Service was good. Food was beyond excellent. We were not planning to spend what we did that night, but we...More

Thank 431paulas
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our first visit and and plan to be back. We loved our lunch of escargot, crabcake, beet salad and salmon salad. Great list of wines by the glass. Best service.ots of parking.

Thank aloha2055
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We have dined here numerous times over the last 4 years and, generally like the experience. When they are on , and the kitchen and dining are in sync, they can produce a nice evening. But when they are off, its horrible. Due to the...More

Thank Saboxdweller
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Many restaurants in San Antonio are located in strip malls. Unassuming from the outside, this one is very posh on the inside. Frederick, the owner, welcomed us in at the front door. He kissed my hand (nice touch) as he introduced himself to my husband...More

Thank NDeniseS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14439 NW Military Hwy, Shavano Park, San Antonio, TX 78231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-888-1500
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Frederick Costa, the Owner of Frederick's Bistro was raised in an environment of wonderful food and hospitality. Growing up in both in Indochina and France, his parents, Henri and Odette owned highly acclaimed gourmet restaurants in both countries. As a young man he not only learned the secrets of French and Asian cuisine's, but also the true meaning of hospitality and customer service. Customers of Frederick's Bistro will say that visiting the restaurant is like walking into your best friend's home. You feel completely welcomed and special on every visit. After working in the family restaurants for many years, Frederick sought formal training at the Flo Brasserie in Paris. From there he came to the United States and to San Antonio in 1984. In 1985 he opened the very popular L'Etoile restaurant. After several years with L'Etoile, Frederick sought to blend the flavors and diverse cultures of the lands he grew up in. His parents operated both French and Indochinese restaurants and the fusion of both cuisines intrigued him. In 2000, he opened Frederick's Restaurant in Alamo Heights and in 2008 Frederick's Bistro in Northwest San Antonio. The results are dining experiences that have become legendary for area residents and visitors. You and your guests will truly experience fine dining at Frederick's Bistro in San Antonio. At Frederick's Bistro we offer a wide variety of gourmet dishes and an exquisite selection of wines and beverages. In addition to the wonderful cuisine, you will experience the service that is uniquely Frederick's. Be it lunch or dinner, your dining experience at Frederick's Bistro will be one that you are not soon to forget.
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