Chef Jeffery Balfour deftly weaves the freshest, finest ingredients into innovative dishes at Citrus, a restaurant in the Hotel Valencia. Especially popular among the pre-theater crowd, Citrus offers a three-course prix fix Pre-Theater Menu.
Citrus, the restaurant within Hotel Valencia Riverwalk, features an innovative New American menu in a dramatic River Walk setting. Chef Jeffery Balfour, recognized as a rising star in Texas culinary scene, has developed an ever-changing menu that takes the finest ingredients available and prepares them in elegant, imaginative ways.
Gulf Shrimp, Prime Tenderloin, and other seafood, beef and wild game are house specialties. Chef Balfour seeks out Texas-based game and seafood along with locally grown produce, and combines these with ingredients from around the globe, from Hawaiian Blue Prawns to Kurobuta Pork Ribeye. Stop by often Chef Balfour continuously updates the menu to reflect the freshest ingredients in season.
Located in downtown San Antonios theater district only footsteps from the Majestic and Empire Theatres, Citrus is the ideal place to begin an evening on the town. Theater-goers can take advantage of Citrus prix fixe Pre-Theatre Menu, a three-course meal designed to get diners well-fed and on to the show. Hotel Valencia Riverwalk is the official hotel sponsor of the Broadway in San Antonio series.
Citrus is consistently voted as a Diners Choice winner with OpenTable.com in categories such as special occasions and romantic dining. For two consecutive years, Citrus has been awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award.
Citrus is also a star during the daytime, and serves as a popular meeting spot for downtown lunch crowds. Citrus with the business lunch crowd is best known for the pasta and paella during the weekday featuring made to order paella with agua fresca and soup and salad selections.
Chef Balfour trained with nationally prominent Chefs Tim Keating and Mercer Mohr at the AAA 4-diamond La Rèserve restaurant in Houston, which was consistently one of the top-rated restaurants in the country.