Over the next few minutes you should be learning quite a bit about healthy food and restaurants in San Antonio. Our main objective is to cover as much as we can so that you will be able to buy nutritious foods in your area and feel great when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants near you will get the ball rolling and vegetable lovers are not lacking for options here. More healthy restaurants will come next in addition to nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious ingredients at San Antonio health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to figure out just how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will get a quick shout out, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets and treats will round out the post.
Expect to find a local healthy foods map towards the conclusion that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. And we have written about numerous cities around the Midwest that you can check out at that link if interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
There are some really good vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area like:
- Green Vegetarian Cuisine at 200 E Grayson St #120
- Viva Vegeria at 1422 Nogalitos St
- 5 Points Local at 1017 N Flores St
- Thai Vegan at 15614 Huebner Rd #113
- Mellow Mushroom at 115 N Loop 1604 E #2100
Since 2007 Green Vegetarian Cuisine has been making delicious healthy and organic food in your area that is plant-based and quickly became a fan favorite in town. Viva Vegeria is a Tex-Mex restaurant that is gluten-free and vegan that intends to feed the masses while simultaneously educating the city on issues such as cultural preservation through food, local healthy eating, urban gardening, the farm-to-table movement, and organic seasonal farming.
Thai Vegan opened in November of 2017 specializing in vegan Thai cuisine.
San Antonio Healthy Restaurants
There are plenty more healthy restaurants in San Antonio like:
- Pharm Table at 812 S Alamo St #112
- Sweet Yams at 218 N Cherry St
- The Cove at 606 W Cypress St
- Thyme For Lunch at 9390 Huebner Rd #104
- Earth Burger at 818 NW Loop 410 Bldg. L-7
Sweet Yams is the first organic take-out restaurant near you that serves delectable gluten-free organic cuisine. Fresh organic produce baskets and other organic essentials are available at Sweet Yams’ Solstice Organic Market.
The Cove is a restaurant, a beer garden, a live music venue, a laundromat, a carwash, and dog friendly spot that provides organic and local cuisine. Earth Burger is one of the country’s first plant-based drive-thrus offering tastier, fresher, and healthier plant-based options for people on the go.
Salad Bars In Your Area
You can always get a nutritious meal at one of these salad bars near you:
- Chamagaucha at 18318 Sonterra Pl
- First Course Salad Kitchen at 22015 Ih 10 W #107
- Dimassi at 111 SW Loop 410
- Thyme For Lunchs at 9390 Huebner Rd #104
There are so many varieties of healthy salads in San Antonio at the above restaurants that we would fill up this page if we tried to list them all. It is probably best if you follow those links to see if they have the healthy salads that you desire.
Chamagaucha has a large salad bar with more than 30 options. At their salad bar First Course Salad Kitchen serve Mediterranean, Asian chicken, cobb, spicy Caesar, and chopped kale salads.
For Greek, Fattoush, cabbage, pasta, chickpea, and arugula salads Dimassi exclusively uses the freshest ingredients. Asian beef, buffalo chicken, chipotle salmon, Vietnamese, and vegan are some of the favorite salads at Thyme For Lunchs.
Really good soups can be found at these restaurants:
- Phokimlongsa at 4230 McCullough Ave #2
- Pamspatio at 11826 Wurzbach Rd
- Tlahco Mexican Kitchen at 6702 San Pedro Ave
- Itoramen at 14395 Blanco Rd
Homemade Soups du Jour are available in cups and bowls at Pamspatio. Noodle soup and tortilla soup are some of the specialties at Tlahco Mexican Kitchen that are made with innovative and fresh ingredients.
Itoramen is a good place to try out Japanese soups in your area.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Buy your own fresh fruits and vegetables at these local health food stores and markets:
- Vitamin Shoppe at 2350 Southwest Military Dr
- Natural Grocers at 13310 NW Military Highway
- Trader Joe at 8059 Callaghan Rd
- Whole Foods Market at 18403 Blanco Rd
Sweet Yams who we linked you to earlier also has a nice healthy market near you, and there are actually two Whole Foods in San Antonio but we don’t like listing the same chains twice.
Smoothies & Juice Shops
Smoothie and juice shops are good options for a quick and healthy snack:
- Urth Juice Bar at 5317 McCullough Ave
- Primal Juice & Smoothies at 9703 Bandera Rd #106
- Farm To Juice at 1321 N Loop 1604 E # 103
- Revolución Coffee & Juice at 300 E Houston St #105
There are so many varieties of healthy juices and smoothies in your area that we would fill up this page if we tried to list them all. It is probably best if you follow those links to see if they have the healthy drinks, bowls, salads, and snacks you are after.
Primal is a locally owned and operated juice and smoothie bar that has been open since 2015. Farm to Juice is a great place to go for delicious healthy smoothies and juices in San Antonio.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free bakeries in San Antonio should have plenty of good things to try:
- Akkis Cup Cakery at 16131 Salto Del Agua
- Bird Bakery at 5912 Broadway
- Wholesome Eating at 13455 Blanco Rd
- Smallcakes at 10919 Culebra Rd
Akkis Cupcakery has vegan, gluten-free, and keto alternatives specializing in cakes, cupcakes, and gluten-free desserts. Bird Bakery uses only the finest ingredients such as Plugra butter, Valrhona cocoa, and Madagascar bourbon vanilla of the greatest quality. Cookies, bars, brownies, cakes, and cupcakes are some of the most ordered items at their place.
Wholesome Eating is a local gluten-free bakery that serves muffins, sandwich bread, brownies, cupcakes, donuts, cheesecake, and ginger cooler.
You might also want to know about:
- Healthy Restaurants & Markets in Austin
- Healthy Restaurants & Markets in Houston
- Healthy Restaurants & Markets in Dallas & Ft Worth
- Healthy Restaurants & Markets in El Paso
Enjoy Eating Healthy In San Antonio
Now that you have read about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it should be easy for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page or if anything we mentioned has become dated please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in San Antonio.