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La Frite Belgian Bistro

728 S. Alamo St. (S. Presa St.) Send to Phone
210-224-7555 | Menu
The city’s only Belgian bôite is also its best --- and not merely by default.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews

La Frite Belgian Bistro Restaurant Review

: La Frite’s décor was assembled à la marché aux puces in its first incarnation, and the current owners have only amplified the casual vibe. The cuisine is a patchwork, too, though more on the order of a vintage quilt. Moules, for many the mainstay of the menu, are available seven ways and in both petit and grand serving sizes; paired with a bucket of the eponymous frites they make for a delightful lunch or dinner. Salads of endive with walnuts or frisée topped with a poached egg may be contemplated before or after upscale entrées that include a Belgian-style battered lobster tail, magret de canard, and an onglet (hanger) steak --- not to mention a traditional steak tartare. Belgian waffles (we suppose they were inevitable) are also available, as is a list of Trappist and other thematic beers. An adjacent wine bar touts an evolving list by the glass and bottle. Muscadets, Macons and Meursaults look good in context.

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