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A Way To The Heart, San Antonio, TX

A Way To The Heart

5.0
5
44 Reviews
$50 and over
Global, International

Disclaimer! Our tables only seat 2 people. any parties bigger than 2 will be seated separately.
Private Chefs, Classmates, Friends, Brothers... This quadrivial came together to show that dreams do come true with hard work and dedication. We present " A Way To The Heart " a unique food experience that you are able to indulge in. Whether it's through our private dinners or catering services, our business guarantees a great experience. So we challenge your taste buds to come try a new realm of food offered here in SATX

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Booked 1 time today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Global, International, African, Australian

  • Hours of operation

    Thu–Sat 7:00 pm–9:45 pm Sat 3:00 pm–5:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (931) 257-8953

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

Experiences

  • 9 Course Tasting Menu

    $110.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Come and enjoy a 9 course fine dining experience with us here at A Way to the Heart! Our new restaurant has the perfect ambiance for intimate dinners or any foodie ready to experience an amazing Africa/Oceania food tour. This tasting menu features countries such as South Morocco, Australia, Guam and more. Our chefs have worked passionately to create a dish to show the countries authenticity and flavors with a twist.

Menu

1st Course

  • Nigeria "Naija"

    "New Nigeria" Beef/Ox Tartare with Mitmita Dressing, Nigerian Jollof Rice Topped with Cured Quail Yolk & Caviar, Garnished with Balsamic Reduction, Beet & Orange Cured Egg Shavings, and Microgreens

    2nd Course

    • Kinshasa "Congo"

      "Lung of Africa" Central African Fufu and Red Wine Braised Beef With Seasonal Mushrooms, Kale, and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

      3rd Course

      • Somali "Horn of Africa"

        "HoA" Chicken Lollipops With A Yogurt & Coconut Sauce Served On a Bed of Rice, Garnished With Toasted Coconut Shavings & Cilantro

        4th Course

        • Morocco "Ouarzazate"

          "Door of The Desert" Moroccan Spiced Tomato Sorbet Over Citrus Hummus with a Zucchini Brittle

          5th Course

          • The Ditch "The Tasman Sea"

            "Amphitrite" Grilled Herb Crusted Seabass topped with Bush Cherry, lemon myrtle, native mint Brined Diced Cut Carrot, Capsicum, Zucchini Over Aussie Chimichurri gelatin sauce with Riberry Mousse

            6th Course

            • South Africa "Mother City"

              Grilled White Fish with Apricot Glaze, Pureed & Tuille Sweet Potatoes With Orange Supremes and Crisp Brussel Sprout Leaves

              7th Course

              • Outback of Australia "Back O' Bourke"

                "Back of Beyond" Smoked Billionaires Pork Belly Over a Buttered Toasted Crumpet Topped With A Cognac Flamed Cheese Marshmallow

                8th Course

                • Guam "Chamoli"

                  "Noble" Deconstructed Kelaguen, Tuna Topped with a Finadene Sauce and Tropical Foam, Garnished with Scallions, Pickled Daikon Radish, Thai Chili and Fish skin Chicharron

                  9th Course

                  • Mzansi "Southern Africa"

                    "The Killer Bee" Honey Lemon Pate A Choux Covered with White Chocolate Filled with Vanilla Milk Chocolate Pastry Cream Over a Honeycomb Taaffe Bark and Honey Vanilla Mascarpone Spread Topped with Vanilla Bean Bourbon Syrup Drizzle

                    Last updated: April 27, 2022

                    What 44 people are saying

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                    5.0
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                    • 5Service
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                    1. A

                      Asouthernbelle

                      San Antonio

                      22 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      22 reviews

                      Dined 3 days ago

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      This little place is amazing! You feel like you really get to know the chefs, as they come out when each course is served and tell you about the original dish and then their inspiration for making the dish the way they did! The food was delicious, fun, and inventive. We will definitely be back to try the other countries when the menu changes.

                    2. n

                      nicolel

                      San Antonio

                      2 reviews

                      5.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on May 15, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      what an experience! highly recommend to anyone looking for a unique event.

                    3. J

                      Judy

                      San Antonio

                      3 reviews

                      5.0

                      3 reviews

                      Dined on May 13, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience3

                      The service and the food were both outstanding...it was a unique delightful evening.

                    4. TM

                      TonyaM

                      New Orleans

                      6 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      6 reviews

                      Dined on May 13, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Absolutely amazing on every level. The food was outstanding . It was a true learning and discovery process that far exceeded my wildest expectations. Then there is the atmosphere. It was so warm and welcoming. Reminded me of a family gathering with family from around the globe coming together over cuisine. Special indeed.

                    5. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 1, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We had a wonderful experience! The food and service was outstanding! Highly recommend and I will be returning!

                    6. J

                      Jennifer

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 1, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      The dining experience at Way to the Heart is fabulous. The courses are delicious. The chefs are engaged and interesting. Highly recommend!

                    7. CS

                      ClintonS

                      San Antonio

                      12 reviews

                      5.0

                      12 reviews

                      Dined on April 24, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Food and presentation were great. Loved how service was run and dishes explained. Must try again when next menu comes out.

                    8. MB

                      MBFJR

                      San Antonio

                      23 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      23 reviews

                      Dined on April 23, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      The “hype” is REAL!! Great concept, execution and an overall great experience!! These four chefs are phenomenal and their vision is spot on….

                    9. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      Hawaii

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 17, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      Multicultural inspired cuisine, delicately presented and masturally executed. I am not a food critic nor a foodie per se. However I know what looks and tastes good (Yes, slightly subjective but…) This place was on point. Please support this young group of visionary chefs…you won’t regret it. If I had to complain…the only thing is that it left me wanting more. Will definitely return for next quarters menu!

                    10. DB

                      DaneB

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      vip
                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 16, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Hands down, an amazing experience! The Chefs were great and the service was top tier. The food was incredible.

                    11. AB

                      AngelaB

                      San Antonio

                      4 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      4 reviews

                      Dined on April 16, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We had so much fun during our meal! You can tell the chefs genuinely love what they are doing and seeing their customers enjoy the food and experience. We will defiantly be going back when the menu changes to the next region.

                    12. LY

                      LYLegan

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on March 26, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We were celebrating my birthday with my request for a food adventure. What a perfect way to do so! The unique setting, the care and time each chef took to describe each dish and its ingredients as well as their inspiration, and the flavors that brought each dish to life were amazing! The food was well crafted, beautifully presented, and tasted as described. We have already shared our experience with friends who are anxiously awaiting the next quarter's menu! Job well done! Thanks for a memorable food adventure and a lovely birthday!

                    13. MH

                      MHarper

                      San Antonio

                      22 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      22 reviews

                      Dined on March 26, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Exquisite experience from beginning to end, it is a pleasure to watch people who have such passion for what they do. Every dish was thoughtful, every chef was purposeful, the space is delightful. If you have not yet come to dinner here, put it at the top of your list.

                    14. DQ

                      DanielQ

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on March 19, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Such a fun and unique experience. This may sound silly, but I felt like I was a judge on a professional cooking show. The dishes were crafted with such care and delicacy, and each flavor stood out in my tastebuds.

                    15. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      Dallas

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on March 19, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      A fun experience that is different from your average date night.

                    16. Q

                      Qdawg

                      San Antonio

                      35 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      35 reviews

                      Dined on March 12, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      First time here the food was Fantastic great diversity in all the dishes, we enjoyed that each Chef explains the dish and the influence for it, small but very intimate setting we were the only people for the early sitting so we literally had the entire place to ourselves along with the amazing Chef's. Nine courses were perfect portions did not feel overwhelmed after the meal was over.

                    17. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Francisco

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on March 11, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Great food and experience!

                    18. LI

                      LifeIsGood

                      San Antonio

                      5 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      5 reviews

                      Dined on March 11, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      Great experience all in all. As it is a small place, whatever you wear is going to smell of the cooling oils so don’t dress up

                    19. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on March 5, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      The best dinner experience I have had

                    20. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on February 20, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We came to celebrate our anniversary and Valentine’s together. The ambience is inviting and as you wait for each course to come to life you get to see the chefs in action. They told us about each course with their hearts. The food was delicious as perfect portions of flavor from each facet of Asia. We will definitely come back for their next season of cooking. It was pure pleasure to dine here.

                    21. CT

                      CorinaT

                      San Antonio

                      17 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      17 reviews

                      Dined on February 20, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      Not only was the food awesome the experience was too. I can not wait to return.

                    22. ND

                      NoviDan121

                      New York Area

                      88 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      88 reviews

                      Dined on February 19, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We had a very nice dinner! There were 5 of us and we all loved the food, the drinks and the overall experience! These chefs did an excellent job of presenting the food, giving us the details and cooking the best food! We will go back again to see what is new! Highly recommended!

                    23. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on February 12, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      A unique dining experience inside a train car! Only 6 tables and an amazing line up of dishes. Each chef shares a personal story about each dish, explaining their influence and inspirations for the dish. The menu changes every quarter and we will be back every quarter to see what this group of chefs have come up with next!

                    24. j

                      jmp537

                      Austin

                      97 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      97 reviews

                      Dined on February 12, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      An amazing experience with truly gifted, creative, and talented, chefs. The Asian 9-course meal was a delicious culinary tour for the senses. Hearing the chef's inspirations and techniques used for each course made the experience more intimate and helped transport you to that land. It was great to interacting and conversing with each chef about their dishes and experiences. We loved all the dishes, but that bulgogi and kimchi was out of this world. We can’t wait for the next culinary tour. Book this experience and give your date, yourself, and your senses an experience you’ll never forget.

                    25. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      Portland

                      1 review

                      vip
                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on February 6, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      The food and the atmosphere were both phenomenal. Hearing the story behind each dish directly from the chefs made the experience much more personal and approachable. We will certainly be going back!

                    26. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      Hawaii

                      5 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      5 reviews

                      Dined on January 22, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We had a great experience! We definitely felt spoiled with delicious food and an explanation with each prepared course. Everything was very good with presentation to boot. We have eaten at a number of Michelin star restaurants on the east and west coast and would definitely rank this experience among those restaurants though more of a pop up Michelin and not stuffy/ fancy so perfect for laid back foodies 😊We will definitely be back every quarter for menu changes!

                    27. BK

                      BrendaK

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on January 22, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      The food and experience was wonderful- every dish was well thought out, had a unique taste, and the presentation was superb. WE really enjoyed this night out and look forward to the next iteration!

                    28. MA

                      MattAFoodie

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on January 22, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      If you are a foodie - go! If you are a picky eater leave this for the foodies of the world. This was such a GREAT CULINARY EXPERIENCE. The food was delicious, the presentation was at the top towards the highest end places I have been. I will be back every quarter as they change the menu to different regions of the world - promise.

                    29. TP

                      TatyanaP

                      San Antonio

                      5 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      5 reviews

                      Dined on January 22, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Amazing experience!

                    30. KK

                      KateKB

                      San Antonio

                      9 reviews

                      5.0

                      9 reviews

                      Dined on January 16, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      A fabulous experience that I highly recommend. Each dish is well planned and heartfelt with personal touches by the chefs (who will detail how they personally relate to the dish). Everything was delicious; we are definitely planning on going back!

                    31. R

                      Rick

                      Austin

                      29 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      29 reviews

                      Dined on January 16, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      The owners/chefs, Jerrel, David, John, and Diego all work cooperatively to present a delightful assortment of foods and experiences that each has picked up from their life experiences, travels, etc. The assortment of offerings during the 9-course meal was exceptional. Can't wait to return to San Antonio to once again, have an amazing evening with these gentlemen!

                    32. NB

                      NBfoodies

                      London

                      44 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      44 reviews

                      Dined on January 9, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We had heard about this new restaurant from a friend and decided to give it a try. We got reservations for their 9 course dinner experience which in this quarter covered Asian Food. We were delighted. Each plate was spaced perfectly and the flavor and presentation was outstanding. The cocktails which were served with some of the plates were a perfect complement. Each chef presented his dish and we had the opportunity to have a direct interaction with them. It was an extraordinary gourmet experience with no equal in the San Antonio Area. We will definitely come back again to continue enjoying of these unique creations.

                    33. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on January 9, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      This was an amazing dining experience, Great ambience, very intimate setting, such a unique experience with amazing food! You can taste the passion these guys have put into their food! 10/10 would recommend!

                    34. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      106 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      106 reviews

                      Dined on January 9, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience3

                      This type of dinner was an unique and awesome experience. It’s a price fix 9 course dinner. Although this sounds like a lot of food, each course was just right amount to allow you to enjoy the entire meal. They change the menu each quarter, this quarter was the Asian tour, they presented servings from Korea, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, China, Japan and Russia. It was amazing. To have their insight of the dishes and what was in each dish was great touch to the dinner. The location is a bit hard to find, it’s in a row of box cars that have been converted into restaurants. But once you find it, you will be amazed. Only thing that caught us off guard was they do not have a liquor license, so unless you want only water with your meal, recommend BYOB. Can’t wait to see what they come up with for next quarter. Thank You Chefs Jerrel, David, John, and Diego.

                    35. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on January 8, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      This type of dinner was very unique and awesome experience. The food was amazing and to have the chefs explain each dish was great. To have their insight of the dish and what was in each dish was great touch to the dinner. Plan on booking the entire restaurant for my birthday. Thank You Chef Jerrel, David, John, and Diego.

                    36. DH

                      DavidH

                      San Antonio

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on January 8, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Everything was amazing. These guys put a lot of thought into this experience. I highly recommend this place.

                    37. NM

                      NotMe

                      Stuttgart

                      7 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      7 reviews

                      Dined on January 1, 2022

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Great experience. Great food. We will be back for more!

                    38. R

                      Redhead2

                      San Antonio

                      61 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      61 reviews

                      Dined on December 31, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Fabulous! This was a simply grand way to enterprise out of town guests for a wedding! Such great good and wonderful atmosphere!

                    39. JU

                      JulioU

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on December 11, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Excellent food. The order of the meals was well thought out and paced. First place in SA I’ve been to that felt like a fine dining experience. The chefs were kind and welcomed conversation about their dishes. Service was immediate, but not overwhelming. Will return for their next menu for sure.

                    40. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      San Antonio

                      2 reviews

                      5.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on December 5, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Every dish was thoughtfully prepared. Loved the duck confit, that was my favorite. Unexpected proteins and sauces/broths packed with flavor. Plating was gorgeous and the dishes flowed really well.

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                    A Way To The Heart is rated 5 stars by 44 OpenTable diners.

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                    Experiences are available.
                    Google Map for A Way To The Heart

                    5251 McCullough Ave San Antonio, TX 78212-1642

                    Additional information

                    • Neighborhood

                      Alamo Heights

                    • Hours of operation

                      Thu–Sat 7:00 pm–9:45 pm Sat 3:00 pm–5:00 pm

                    • Cuisines

                      Global, International, African, Australian

                    • Dining style

                      Fine Dining

                    • Dress code

                      Business Casual

                    • Parking details

                      Public Lot

                    • Additional

                      Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking

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