Food at Pearl
While the culinary scene inside the walls of Hotel Emma is rich, dynamic and worthy of many days of exploration, the surrounding Pearl campus is an exhilaratingly dense neighborhood of some of the best restaurants, bars and cafes in the country. Plus, we host a well-established, twice-weekly farmers market abundant with seasonal produce, prepared foods and South Texas goods like handmade goat’s milk soap, local honey and lustrous beeswax candles. Come hungry and ready to explore.read more
Pearl’s restaurants and bars
BLUE BOX BAR
Pearl’s first bar has been serving hand-crafted cocktails since 2012, taking a modern approach to drinks and design.
Peru and Asia meet at Exec Chef Geronimo Lopez’s restaurant. His inventive menu features “Chifa” (Chinese-Peruvian) and “Nikkei” (Japanese-Peruvian) cuisines.
A food hall that houses emerging local chefs who bring a diverse range of tastes and flavors. Here, you’ll find authentic Japanese ramen, sweet confections, healthy eats and more.
A Bon Appetit Best New Restaurant nominee. House-cured charcuterie in the renovated 1904 Admin Building.
Not typical San Antonio Tex-Mex, La Gloria’s menu features vibrant street foods, taqueria fare and interior cuisine of Mexico.
Live music, dancing, full bar and a kitchen that upholds Pearl’s reputation as a culinary destination… foie gras and brisket taco, anyone?
BRASSERIE MON CHOU CHOU
The bustling energy of historic French brasseries in the heart of San Antonio. Classic regional dishes inspired by home-cooked memories of the restaurant’s three Frenchmen founders.
San Antonio’s gateway to the rich, romantic flavors of the Amalfi Coast. A destination for vibrant Italian seafood, pastas lovingly made in-house, and stylish craft cocktails.
Sister restaurant to Allora next door, Arrosta delivers warmth, tradition, and Italian comfort food in a wonderfully relaxed setting.
FULL GOODS DINER
Familiar, scratch-made food that’s informed by the seasons, rooted in the culinary heritage of San Antonio, and exclusively available for breakfast and lunch.
LOCAL COFFEE FOUNDERS
A San Antonio original fiercely focused on making the best cup of coffee in town. And they do.
Paris-caliber sweets plus delectable breakfast and lunch fare. A playfully inventive menu in a casual, friendly atmosphere.
Explore cuisine focused on Texas ranch-style grilled wild game and seafood. Elements of the old Boiler House are incorporated into the restaurant design.
HIGH STREET WINE CO.
Contemporary wine bar and bottle shop. 170 labels with about 30 available by the glass, along with cheese and charcuterie boards.
LICK HONEST ICE CREAMS
Honest Ice Cream made in-house. Deliciously uncommon flavors like Goat Cheese-Thyme-Honey and South Texas Olive Oil and Sea Salt.
Texas cross-cultural cuisine including Gulf seafood, beef and unique small plates. On-premise brewery located in the original 1894 Brewhouse offers an array of craft batch beers.
BEST QUALITY DAUGHTER
Inventive new Asian-American comfort food from the celebrated duo behind Tenko Ramen: Think Taiwanese popcorn chicken, dumplings rolled in-house, “salt-n-pepper” shrimp, and lychee ice cream sandwiches.
Rising talent is on display at the CIA’s Texas campus, where gifted student-chefs work alongside faculty to deliver a memorable dining experience marked by global flavors and artful culinary techniques.
A celebration of South Texas food and drink, inspired by the flight path of the native Carriqui bird. Fresh Gulf Coast seafood, classic botana platters and pit-cooked meats, and other regional favorites under one historic roof.
The many cultures and cuisines of the Mediterranean region come together at this modern grill house centered on its signature wood-burning oven.