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The Barn Door

8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
+1 210-824-0116
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“yeast rolls” (6 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The décor is contrived rusticity. The high point of this place is the exhibits, mostly military, on the walls. The food is somewhat less interesting. The shrimp were tasty and the salad was good, but the chicken fried steak was bland and could have done...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 7 February 2018

As a native San Antonian, been going here for years, probably since the early 60s as a kid with my parents. Steaks are wonderful but my favorite is the chopped steak. Also love the yeast rolls and be sure to ask for their homemade strawberry...More

Thank texastart
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to the Barn Door for over 40 years but after a very bad experience last evening, I won't be anymore. Although the manager who has been working there for almost 30 years now, tried his hardest to make things right, the...More

Thank JD5636
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The food was good but did not compensate for just about the worse service we have ever had. Too many problems to list here and when management was informed their attitude was like that of our server - could care less. A very flippant short...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Hadn't been there in a few years , forgot how good it is. Brian the host and Gail our server were positive , friendly and efficient. Tasty cocktails , good size appetizers and steaks grilled to perfect mid rare. After sixty four years in business...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Our friends really like the place, but the meal is mediocre. Rolls were good, bit downhill from there. Steaks were bland, poorly seasoned. Baked potato just a potato. Mushrooms mediocre also. The meal was just disappointing. Especially for the price. There are lots of better...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I asked the hotel where I could walk to get a good meal and without hesitation, they recommended The Barn Door. Fantastic suggestion! The first night I ate at the bar. The bartender was fairly new, but incredibly nice and professional. I asked him what...More

Thank LandofHopesandDreams
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Out to celebrate our son's graduation from Naval A school (Fort Sam) and he wanted steak. We had a great dinner here. Service was fast and good. It was a Thursday night so not busy at all. Glad we didn't order appetizers because the serving...More

Thank Danielle N
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had been customers in the 1980's and 90's, but had gravitated to other (pricier) steak houses over the years. We are very glad we returned. Thanks, Tanji! (Tanji P. has a weekly food and drink TV show,...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

great food, the best hot bread around, delicious meat and great desserts. amounts are a little big, so if you want to split things, it works better

Thank mari a
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20 April 2016|
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Response from smurfjud | Reviewed this property |
No bean burger that I saw on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8400 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-1115
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-0116
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