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GET A TASTE OF THE CULTURE
AND CUISINE OF SAN ANTONIO
city rich in history and booming with modern attractions, San Antonio invites
visitors to be inspired, be curious, and be hungry. Walk, bike, hike and play
through its spectacular parks, gardens, and outdoor spaces. Experience the
city's historical significance through tours, festivals, and seasonal events. Shop, drink
and dine at local favorites across San Antonio's diverse neighborhoods.
THINGS TO SEE & DO
From world-class museums to World
Heritage historical sites, San Antonio
offers a rich variety of attractions to
satisfy every sightseeing, shopping, and
recreational interest. Following are just a
few suggestions for exploring what's old
and what's new in San Antonio.
Centrally located on Alamo Plaza in downtown
San Antonio, the Alamo features
interactive tours and exhibits, as well as
reenactments of the Texas Revolution.
300 Alamo Plaza * thealamo.org
GO RIO SAN ANTONIO CRUISES
Colorful, new barges ride the river through
downtown, while drivers provide narrated
tours and point out unique San Antonio
849 East Commerce St. * goriocruises.com
JAPANESE TEA GARDEN
Japanese Tea Garden features a lush
year-round garden and a floral display with
shaded walkways, stone bridges, a 60-foot
waterfall and ponds filled with Koi.
3853 N. St. Mary's St.
HAPPY TRAILS. HAPPY DINERS.
Find your food fix with the San Antonio
Food Trails, curated by a committee of leading
local restaurateurs, food experts, and
culinary ambassadors. So, when you come
to San Antonio, come hungry and hit the
" trails " for a taste of delicious San Antonio.
SAN ANTONIO TACO TRAIL
Puffy, soft, or fried. Corn or flour. Breakfast,
lunch or anytime. San Antonio loves
their tacos. And you will too. Follow this
trail for an authentic San Antonio flavor
HENRY'S PUFFY TACO
Known for their classic original Puffy Taco
recipe and their nationally recognized
spicy beef fajitas, Henry's Puffy Taco is a
fun and delicious stop on the Taco Trail!
3202 W. Woodlawn Avenue
Boasting an extensive menu loaded with a
wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes
featuring everything from Cabrito and Milanesa
to Mariscos, Flautas, and Gorditas, Los
Barrios has become an integral part of San
Antonio's culinary heritage and identity.
4223 Blanco Road
POLLOS ASADOS LOS NORTEÑOS
If you're looking for some incredible mesquite
grilled chicken and fajitas look no
further than Pollos Asados Los Norteños.
4642 Rigsby Avenue
A three-block outdoor plaza lined with
shops and restaurants in downtown San
Antonio, Market Square is the largest Mexican
market in the United States.
514 W. Commerce St. * marketsquaresa.com
SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART
Travel around the world with a visit to the
San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA), renowned
for its ancient Greek, Roman, and
Egyptian art collections.
200 W. Jones St. * samuseum.org
TOWER OF THE AMERICAS
Visit the Tower of the Americas in the heart
of downtown San Antonio for a panoramic
view of the city.
739 E. César Chávez Blvd.
THE WITTE MUSEUM
Nature, science, and culture meet at
The Witte Museum. Massive exhibits of
dinosaurs, People of the Pecos, Texas Wild,
and other rotating exhibits fill the recently
3801 Broadway St. * wittemuseum.org
RAY'S DRIVE INN
Recognized as the official original home
of the Puffy Taco, Ray's Drive Inn is a San
Antonio Tex-Mex staple you will not want
822 SW 19th Street * raysdriveinn.net
From its humble origins as a mom-andpop
taco pop-up to cementing its place
in San Antonio taco lore, Taco Haven is
the place to go for everything from early
morning Migas to dinner-time Tex-Mex
1032 S. Presa Street * havensouthtown.com
TACO TACO CAFÉ
Helen Belesiotis has been serving up an
award-winning, true authentic Mexican
dishes made from scratch out of Taco Taco
Café in uptown San Antonio for years, and
has since made a name for herself, with
Taco Taco Café being named America's
Best Taco by Bon Appetit on the Food
Network and winning a multitude of other
awards throughout their existence.
145 E. Hildebrand Avenue * tacotacosa.com
TAQUITOS WEST AVENUE
Offering a selection of tacos inspired by the
flavors of the western Mexican state of Jalisco,
Taquitos West Avenue has earned its place as
one of San Antonio's favorite places to go for a
delicious and true street taco experience.
2818 West Avenue
SAN ANTONIO BARBECUE TRAIL
Texas barbecue means business. And here,
everything is bigger, bolder, and tastier.
Follow the smoke on this trail for barbecue
classics and modern takes on favorites like
brisket, beef ribs, and sausage.
In addition to their renowned classic cuts,
2M brings a uniquely San Antonian twist to
barbecue, bringing together San Antonio's
unique Mexican and American heritage in
inspired dishes and sides.
2731 S. WW White Rd * 2msmokehouse.com
AUGIE'S ALAMO CITY BBQ
Generous BBQ plates, steaks, comfort food,
and draft brews are the draw at this busy,
down-home, cafeteria-style counter serve.
909 Broadway St. * augiesbbq.com
Whether you're in the mood for a beef rib
plate, B&B's classic Texas Hamburger, or
even Po' Boys and Chalupas, B&B Smokehouse
has got you covered.
2619 Pleasanton Rd. * bbsmokehouse.com
Vintage, homey, and straightforward, this nofrills
barbecue classic has set the standard
for barbecue in the Alamo City.
1610 NE Interstate 410 Loop
Known far and wide for their mouth-watering
hand-crafted smoked meat sandwiches and
burnt ends, Dignowity Meats brings together
the classic barbecue flavors of the southwest
and east coast culinary stylings.
1701 E. Houston St. * dignowitymeats.com
SOUTH BBQ AND KITCHEN
Located halfway between Mission San Jose
and Mission Concepción, South BBQ and
Kitchen features a selection of classic barbecue
served alongside Mexican-inspired sides.
2011 Mission Rd. * southbbqkitchen.com
THE BIG BIB BBQ
A true full-service Texas-style BBQ, the Big
Bib prides itself in serving up incredible
classic cuts that are slow cooked for 14 hours
in mesquite and aged oak.
104 Lanark Dr. * thebigbib.com
THE SMOKE SHACK
Known for their Brisket Grilled Cheese,
Wagyu Brisket, and the enormous Big Dog
hoagie, The Smoke Shack has become a
Broadway barbecue staple.
3714 Broadway St. * smokeshacksa.com
TWO BROS. BBQ MARKET
Since 2009, the Dady brothers have been
serving up classic Texas barbecue with a
" down home " twist and family-friendly flair.
12656 West Ave. * twobrosbbqmarket.com
Information and images courtesy of Visit San Antonio. Check out visitsanantonio.com for more things to see, do, and eat in San Antonio.
DEAR SAN ANTONIO BREAST
ATTENDEES AND EXHIBITORS,
Our short-term mission at Visit
San Antonio is to lead our community
through recovery in the
wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
That word, recovery, carries such
meaning today - and particularly
so as we welcome back a group
whose very purpose is the pursuit
of healing and renewal in the face
On behalf of Visit San Antonio, I
am so grateful today to welcome
the 2021 SABCS Annual Convention
back to our city. It has been a
fitting partnership for many years,
thanks to San Antonio's rich medical
infrastructure and commitment
to health education, disease
prevention and therapy, and we
appreciate your longstanding
What you do, including the
interaction, education and work
done at your annual gathering
in San Antonio, is critical in the
noble calling of saving lives. It is an
honor to host each of you.
As we emerge out of the effects
of the pandemic, please note that
your convention is estimated to
have an economic impact of nearly
$14 million for our community.
The effect that your convention
will have for not only your attendees,
but our local hospitality industry,
means a great deal to us. It
is because of meetings like yours
that San Antonio will emerge
stronger and more resilient.
While you are here, we hope
you will spend some time exploring
everything our vibrant
destination has to offer. San
Antonio is a culture-rich destination
brimming with history,
outdoor adventure, enticing
cuisine, thrilling attractions and
world-class entertainment. As the
seventh-largest city in the United
States and one that continues to
grow, there is always something
new to see and do. Visitors love
to explore the expanded River
Walk's Mission and Museum
reaches, check out the Southtown
arts neighborhood, historic
Pearl brewery district, and enjoy
the wide variety of delicious
With heartfelt gratitude, it is a
pleasure and an honor to have
your group here. We wish you a
memorable and productive visit.
With best regards,
President & CEO
Visit San Antonio
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