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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills

1746 Lockhill Selma Rd. (West Ave.) Send to Phone
The food is as formidable as the old stone mansion housing this contemporary charmer.

Lunch Tues.-Sat., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills, San Antonio, TX

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED The Lodge Restaurant of Castle Hills Restaurant Review

: Jason Dady’s cuisine, consistently cleaving to Mediterranean sources, can be said to have arrived---which is not to say it’s static. Just as every room feels different in this renovated mansion, still buffered by oak-shaded grounds, so does every aspect of his carefully calibrated, course-based menu. A four-course dinner might include grilled, marinated Canadian smelt with shaved fennel; a red wine, porcini-braised lamb ragù with potato gnocchi; pan-roasted duck breast with couscous and raspberry-rhubarb compote; and a “soufflé-inspired” Nutella dark chocolate cake with caramel, a banana fritter and peanut butter mousse. And that’s just the tip of the tony iceberg; there’s also an eight-course Signature Menu, with or without paired wines. The Lodge is once again open for lunch (which attracts more than the neighborhood nabobs), and a two-course option will satisfy all but the tireless trencherman---especially if parsnip and bell pepper bisque and grilled Texas bobwhite quail with farrotto and Point Reyes blue cheese should be on the seasonal menu. The three-course option adds dessert---which, of course, one can always have in place of a starter; it’s a matter of personal priorities.


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