Too Tired to Cook? 5 Great Takeout Restaurants in San Antonio

(August 11, 2016)

Best-Takeout-SA.jpgThe gourmet kitchens in our Springs San Antonio luxury apartment homes make cooking a pleasure. But let's face it, there are some days when you just don't feel like preparing dinner. Well, maybe plenty of days.

San Antonio has got you covered. Our city's abundance of great restaurants includes several with convenient takeout available. Be sure to put these phone numbers in your speed dial!

1. 54th Street Drafthouse 
8111 Pat Booker Rd
0.6 miles from Springs at Live Oak

Can't decide what you're hungry for? 54th Street's eclectic menu includes more than 150 dishes ranging from Mexican and pasta to burgers and Southern classics. Many items, such as soups, BBQ meats and salad dishes, are made from scratch with fresh, high-quality ingredients. 54th Street, or "Five Four," is open until 11 pm. Sunday through Thursday and midnight Friday and Saturday for those late-night cravings.

2. Smokin' Joe's BBQ
114 N Weidner Rd
4.6 miles from Springs at Live Oak

No list of the best takeout in San Antonio would be complete without a BBQ joint. Urban Spoon ranks Smokin' Joe's as the top BBQ restaurant in San Antonio based on an impressive 96 percent approval rating. Family orders include your choice of meat and sides for a complete meal that serves three to eight people. Having a get-together to watch the big game? Smokin' Joe's also offers catering service.

3. Pei Wei
11398 Bandera Rd
1.5 miles from Springs at Bandera

Fast food is no longer limited to burgers and fried chicken. Pei Wei has a full menu of noodle and rice bowls, sushi and other Asian favorites. Many dishes are available as vegan or gluten-free, and light eaters will enjoy new salads like Thai Steak & Mango. Order online for quick pickup. Pei Wei is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

4. In-N-Out Burger
10918 Culebra Rd
0.8 miles from Springs at Alamo Ranch

Of course, there are times when nothing but a classic burger will do, and In-N-Out is a mainstay atop the lists of America's favorite burgers. Their food is so fresh that the kitchens contain no freezers, heat lamps or microwaves. In-N-Out's menu is paired down to the simple basics of burgers, fries and shakes, but you can feel like a real insider ordering a grilled cheese or burger wrap from their "secret" menu. Hours run until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

5. Bonjour Texas
2348 Gruene Lake Dr
3.8 miles from Springs at Creekside

Sandwiches are a traditional American comfort food, but the tasty creations at Bonjour Texas speak with a French accent. Choices include Le Parisian, featuring prosciutto and Gruyere on a baguette, and Le Fromage, a gourmet grilled cheese made with Gouda, Swiss and American. Afterwards, satisfy your sweet tooth with a refreshing scoop of gelato in flavors like salted caramel or strawberries and cream.

Where's your go-to spot for great takeout? Let us know in the comments!

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