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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Live Oak

Updated: July 5, 2022

Looking for Live Oak’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Live Oak.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Biff Buzby's Burgers

American, $$, Live OakAmerican, $$Live Oak
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2021

    All of the 3rd Annual San Antonio Burger Week's bingeworthy eats

    SA Current, 2021
  • Vacation Idea, 2021

    22 Best Burgers in San Antonio, Texas

    Vacation Idea, 2021

54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse

American, $$, Live OakAmerican, $$Live Oak
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Hat Creek Burgers Live Oak

American, $$, Live OakAmerican, $$Live Oak
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Elders Family Restaurant

Creole, ConverseCreoleConverse
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Kindling Texas Kitchen

American, $$, CiboloAmerican, $$Cibolo
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

jacked! Potato

New American, $, ConverseNew American, $Converse
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Abel's Diner

American, $, SchertzAmerican, $Schertz
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

RD's Burgers

American, $, CiboloAmerican, $Cibolo
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mako's On The Creek

New American, $$, CiboloNew American, $$Cibolo
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bubba's 33

American, $$, Universal CityAmerican, $$Universal City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Anchor Bar-Schertz

American, $$, SchertzAmerican, $$Schertz
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Willie's Grill & Icehouse

American, $$, SchertzAmerican, $$Schertz
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Broadway 5050

American, $, Alamo HeightsAmerican, $Alamo Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • SA Current, 2021

    The San Antonio hamburgers everyone should have tried by now

    SA Current, 2021
  • SA Current, 2020

    Essential Broadway Restaurants Every San Antonian Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2020

Chester's Hamburgers

American, $$, Universal CityAmerican, $$Universal City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Moody's BBQ

American, $$, ConverseAmerican, $$Converse
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 6852 restaurants, and 747 lists and articles from top sources like SA Current and Vacation Idea. The spots that made the cut have been featured in SA Current - Essential Broadway Restaurants Every San Antonian Should've Tried By Now, SA Current - The San Antonio hamburgers everyone should have tried by now and Vacation Idea - 22 Best Burgers in San Antonio, Texas. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

Happy Day Café, Biff Buzby's Burgers, and LongHorn Steakhouse are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Live Oak.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Live Oak are Happy Day Café, Biff Buzby's Burgers, and 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse.

Happy Day Café, Biff Buzby's Burgers, and LongHorn Steakhouse are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Live Oak.

Biff Buzby's Burgers, LongHorn Steakhouse, and Panera Bread are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Live Oak.

Denny's and Arby's are the highest-rated American restaurants for dessert in Live Oak.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for grilled burger

    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

  • Pair Vieux Carre with heavy meat dish

    When considering how to best enjoy your heavy meat dish, we would highlight how well a glass of Vieux Carre complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


  • Pair Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    Kentucky 75 is vibrant and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your fried chicken. The Champagne-based, bourbon in the drink play nicely with the fatty flavors in the food.

Factoids

  • The United States's National Mac & Cheese Day

    Grab your mac and cheese to celebrate National Mac & Cheese Day! Don’t forget, it’s on July 14.

  • A killer pairing

    Did you know that lemonade pairs perfectly with hot dog? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The Chicago Hot Dog Festival

    Perhaps you want to try something new out, have you considered a Chicago Hot Dog Festival? Give it some thought. Every year in Chicago, Illinois, thousands of people attend the festival, adding to the appeal of the already charming city.

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Live Oak can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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