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La Frite Belgian Bistro

728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3437
+1 210-224-7555
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (123 reviews)
“frite” (41 reviews)
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Belgian, European, French
$$ - $$$
728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3437
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappoints!! Mussels with butter and garlic very tasty. Salad with pear and Gorgonzola light. It’s big enough to share. The frites with dipping sauces very tasty. The chicken and mushroom crepe excellent. Top off the night with the creme brûlée. Wine selection adequate.

Thank Holly O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agatha Christie’s detective Poirot is constantly reminding people, “I am not French, I am Belgian.” Such is also the case for this restaurant. I have resigned myself at better restaurants to accept informal service. I used to require professional and impersonal service to give five...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very refreshing to have such a jewel in San Antonio, where most food is either Mexican or contemporary American. Mussels are very tasty and our favorite entree is Hanger steak. Wine selection is very good, mostly French. The decor is French bistro with white cotton...More

Thank Carlos F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this charming little place while in town for a conference and decided to try it. We are glad we did. It was a Tuesday evening and we walked from the Marriott Riverwalk. The restaurant itself is not large but plenty of space between the...More

Thank Tomldtx
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Six of us took about a 10 minute walk to La Frite Belgian Bistro from our B&B. Our innkeeper made dinner reservations for us. The menu offers quite a few selections for dinner. Several of us had mussels as our entree which was delicious. The...More

Thank adventurer1234
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for a laidback date night with a variety of great mussels and my favorite - steak tartar. The fries are great too, as is the beer selection. They often have Tripel Karmeliet on draft, the best beer in the world.

Thank Niklasson
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There is an oasis to the sea of TexMex and steakhouses in San Antonio. This was my second visit in less than a month. I had the duck breast (Maigret du Canard) the first time around and was taken away by the sheer quality of...More

1  Thank danieljosefo
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The food at this place is very good. I have been a long time customer for this reason. However, their customer service today was aweful and the owners son's reaction to my complain was completely unacceptable. The waitress was new and clearly inexperienced. I wanted...More

1  Thank Kimbel W
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our party of 8 enjoyed a great dinner at this very comfortable Belgian Bistro. Some of enjoyed the Prix Fixe dinner specials, others had the Moules Frites. All was delicious and our time there passed quickly and was quite fun.

1  Thank qiconsults
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My wife and I live downtown San Antonio and we eat out a lot. La Frite is one of our "go to" places. I always get the Basque mussels and frites and my wife gets the Crepe au crab. Both dishes are always tasty. Great...More

1  Thank sdfincomic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Belgian, European, French
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 728 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3437
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-7555
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