Shavano Park

Shavano Park is an affluent community that is located in Bexar County, Texas. This city is a part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical area. It is located around 12 miles north of San Antonio’s downtown area and has just over 3,000 residents according to the most recent census. This location is practically entirely surrounded by San Antonio, making getting to the city a more convenient process than in other locations in the area. You may want to live in the big city, but living right next to it can help you to enjoy a more quiet life as offered by a small town while being close to all of the activities in the city.  

Things to Do

For those who love to take in the outdoors, there are quite a few locations here that you can enjoy. There are a variety of state parks here that everyone can enjoy including Orsinger Park, Oak Hills Park, and Eisenhower Park. These are stunning parks that each offer something unique to visitors. If golfing is your thing, Classic Golf and Putt-Putt Golf & Games are locations that will let you have a good time. You can enjoy bowling at Oak Hill Lanes. For those people that love to take in the night life, there are quite a few bar options to enjoy including Over Pass Saloon LLC, Dad’s Sing Along Club, and Fox & Hound. There is no shortage of things to do in this area.

Things to Eat

There are so many different options of food that you can get while you are here. There is some excellent Asian cuisine that you can enjoy. One top rated spot is Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki, which is quite the popular spot. You can also enjoy some fantastic food at Jingu House at the Japanese Garden. Both of these locations are well decorated and have amazing quality food. For an interesting experience is the La Margarita Restaurant & Oyster Bar is the perfect spot to visit. Jacala Mexican Restaurant is another great location that you need to check out for some amazing food. For other food options, Lulus Bakery Café and Mi Tierra & Bakery have some great choices for you to enjoy as well. These are just some of the local food spots that you can check out in this the area between Shavano Park and San Antonio.


There is quite the selection of shops that you can peruse through nearby. There are a few shopping centers and malls in the area that have most stores that you can pretty much want to have access to. You can also check out Goodiebag Allen’s Toys & Collectibles. This is a great spot that you can look at for gifts for people of all ages.


As you can see, there is so much that this affluent community has to offer residents. It is the perfect place for families to set down roots or people who that would someday want to raise families. You are close enough to the city to enjoy it without having to deal with the busy life that being in a city brings.