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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“This is a great cafe located in a charming historic French town. The fresh food, service, and atmosphere provide a truly small town Texas vibe. My wife and I are regular patrons of this little gem nestled on the outskirts of San Antonio. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing pastries! Many people in area have Alsatian roots and bakery has an abundance of local cookies, breads, pastries & donuts. Arrive early to get the best selections, they sell out! Donuts might even be warm if early enough. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Very nice regional park with miles of hiking trails, playgrounds, soccer fields, and 1-mile loop, On the Medina River. Outdoor pool. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Place to buy local favorites, such as jerky, sausage & parissa. Fresh meat to bbq & variety of cheeses”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Small town restaurant with a locals only feel. However, they’re very friendly to non locals and the fried chick is awesome. Think of Denny’s if it’s wasnt a change and had a Tex-Mex and a salad bar. And they also have a bar. All the meat iss from the local meat market and the baked goods are all fresh from the local bakery.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great specialty sauces and spreads, homemade salsas, pickles, and more. Good wine selection. Nice small deli as well. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Castroville was one of the very first cities to have electricity because of the water mill on site that was converted to generate power. The original hotel is still operated there and had a "facelift" in 2016. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“This little shop is filled with cute stuff. If you get to visit Castroville, stop by here! We recommend it:)”
  • 1 local recommends
Travel Agency
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“One of our favorite places to dine! Delicious food and atmosphere...the perfect place for a candlelight dinner or any special occasion!”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Small town restaurant with a locals only feel. However, they’re very friendly to non locals and the fried chick is awesome. Think of Denny’s if it’s wasnt a change and had a Tex-Mex and a salad bar. And they also have a bar. All the meat iss from the local meat market and the baked goods are all fresh from the local bakery.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite places to dine! Delicious food and atmosphere...the perfect place for a candlelight dinner or any special occasion!”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
“A great dive of a taqueria. You don't get any better in San Antonio. Good breakfast but even better lunch.”
  • 1 local recommends

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