The Vineyards is a romantic restaurant in the middle of junipers and limestone ledges in the Texas Hill Country and it is only a half hour away from downtown San Antonio where you can dine in a intimate candlelit atmosphere or overlooking the most romantic restaurant by the San Antonio Express News in 2006. The restaurant is located at 27315 FM 3009, a mile past the Natural Bridge Caverns, and the hours of operations are for lunch from Friday through Saturday from 11:00 A.M to 3:30 P.M and for dinner from Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 P.M to 9:00 P.M and from Friday through Saturday from 5:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M, and you can eat in their wine cellar, the main dining room or the upstairs of the restaurant.
For their appetizers you can go with the parmesan crusted shrimp for $10.00. or the pate du monde which is goat cheese with sundried tomato pesto and olive oil and served with sourdough bread slices for $8.00, or the stuffed mushrooms which are filled with crabmeat, herbs and parmesan cheese with a Cajun sauce for $8.00 or go with the roasted tomato basil soup for $4.00, or even the Poblano corn chowder which is a hearty chowder with chunks of potato, corn, poblano peppers, and cheddar cheese, flavored with proscuitto and southwestern spices for $4.00.
While for their chef’s special entrées you can order the rack of lamb which comes on a veal peppercorn demi glaze and served with mushroom risotto for $28.00, or the grilled chicken chipotle which comes marinated in a spicy chipotle garlic oil and served with pasta for $14.00, or the salmon cream which is an eight ounce grilled salmon brushed with a rich creamy pesto sauce for $16.00, or the seafood “N’awlins” which is a mix of pan seared shrimp and scallops in a Cajun cream sauce for $17.00 or even the Portobello lasagna which Portobello mushrooms, spinach, ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese for $12.00.