lent friendly san antonio restaurants

Easter falls on April 12 this year which means the season of Lent is in full swing. Traditionally, Lent is seen as a preparation period of forty days before Easter and many people practice meatless Friday when they observe Lent.

If you’re in San Antonio and are looking for Lent-friendly restaurants, look no further. Listed below are restaurants that serve vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian options that are all Lent Friendly San Antonio Restaurants.


Esquire Tavern

Menu: You can buy shrimp toast, a shrimp sandwich or fish and chips at Esquire Tavern.

Address: 155 E. Commerce St.


Señor Veggie

Menu: This healthy restaurant offers fresh and locally sourced vegan options. Salads, queso and desserts are all on the menu at Señor Veggie and they’re open every day except Sundays and Mondays.

Address: 620 S Presa St.


Southernleigh Fine Food & Brewery

Menu: Cellarman’s Lunch Pail will have a daily seafood special. The restaurant will also offer favorites like snapper throats, a fresh oyster bar, boiled shrimp and grilled redfish and makes it a Lent Friendly San Antonio Restaurant.

Address: 136 E. Grayson St.


Evo Entertainment

Menu: Evo offers Teriyaki Salmon, fried shrimp baskets, blackened shrimp tacos and grilled shrimp during this lent season.

Address: 18658 I35 Schertz, Texas.


La Botanica

Menu: La Botanica offers Tex-Mex dishes with a heavy vegetarian presence. The cantina boasts a patio, full bar, options for vegans and fresh vegetables from Wednesday through Sunday.

Address: 2911 N St Mary’s Street


Cover 3

Menu: At Cover 3 is a Lent Friendly San Antonio Restaurant and guests can order oysters, battered fried gulf shrimp and fish options to help stick to meatless Fridays.

Address: 1806 N. Loop 1604


Infusa Cafe

Menu: Infusa offers everything from tacos to breakfast, and lunch, plus juices, smoothies, and desserts and you can be sure it will be packed with flavors. Infusa packs their menu with locally sourced veggies and plant-based foods. Infusa is open weekdays from 8 am to 2 pm.

Address: Ste LL02, 8023 Vantage Dr & 1250 NE Interstate 410 Loop #36


La Panaderia

Menu: At La Panaderia, you can order 2 tuna empanadas and a flavorful salad

Address: 301 E. Houston St. & 8305 Broadway St. 


Supper at Hotel Emma

Menu: Those observing lent can order grilled whole Branzino with salsa verde, green wheat, beans and a delicious herb salad.

Address: 136 E. Grayson St.


Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

Menu: Who knew Bill Miller’s BBQ would be a Lent Friendly San Antonio Restaurant that offers fish Fridays through the whole season of lent.

Address: all locations.


Know of any other great places to eat during Lent in San Antonio? Share your tips by commenting below.