The Folklore of Allora: San Antonio's Comfort Italian Restaurant

Allora is more than just a restaurant; it’s a celebration of Italian culture and cuisine. Our journey began with a vision to bring the flavors of Italy to San Antonio, infusing every dish with love, passion, and the freshest ingredients. From homemade pasta crafted with care to succulent chicken parmigiana and tantalizing octopus, each bite at Allora tells a story of tradition and taste.

Crafted with Care

What sets Allora apart is our commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Our chefs meticulously prepare each dish, honoring time-honored recipes passed down through generations. Every pasta is handcrafted, ensuring a texture and flavor that transports you to Italy with every forkful. Our chicken parmigiana is a labor of love, breaded to perfection and topped with melted cheese and savory marinara sauce. And our octopus? Simply divine, tenderly cooked to bring out its natural flavors and served with a touch of Mediterranean flair.

A Culinary Journey

Embark on a culinary journey at Allora with our thoughtfully curated menu that showcases the best of Italian cuisine. Indulge in classics like Cacio e Pepe and Fettucine Alfredo, or savor our seafood specialties such as Salmon Tartare and Olive Brined Octopus. Pair your meal with a glass of wine from our carefully selected list, featuring Italian varietals that complement and enhance the flavors of our dishes.

Ambiance and Hospitality

Step into Allora and experience the warmth of Italian hospitality. Our cozy yet elegant atmosphere invites you to relax and savor every moment, whether you’re dining with family, friends, or that special someone. Our attentive staff is dedicated to ensuring your experience is nothing short of exceptional, from the moment you walk in to the last sip of espresso.

Location at The Pearl

Located at The Pearl, one of San Antonio’s most vibrant culinary destinations, Allora offers a picturesque setting surrounded by historic charm and modern amenities. Whether you’re exploring the farmer’s market, strolling along the riverwalk, or attending a cultural event, Allora is the perfect place to pause and indulge in the flavors of Italy.

Join Us at Allora

We invite you to join us at Allora and experience the magic of Italian dining right here in San Antonio. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a gathering of friends, or a special celebration, Allora promises a culinary adventure that will leave your taste buds delighted and your heart full. Mangia bene, ridi spesso, ama molto—eat well, laugh often, love much—at Allora. Grazie e benvenuti!


The Team Behind Allora

President - Peter Selig

Maverick Restaurant Group President Peter Selig has over 20 years of experience producing some of San Antonio’s favorite dining establishments, including Biga and Acenar. Now, he aims to redefine the culinary scene once again with concepts that bring big city style at affordable prices. He invites you to experience Allora, Arrosta, and Maverick Texas Brasserie.

Director of Hospitality - Brannon Swindle

Director of Hospitality Brannon Swindle leads the Maverick Restaurant Group teams across Allora, Arrosta, and Maverick Texas Brasserie. Rooted in friendly service and Texan hospitality, he creates unforgettable guest experiences that delight. He’s previously worked on the management teams of other San Antonio fine favorites, including Cured and Cappy’s.

Chef de Cuisine - Alyssa Bobalik

Chef Alyssa Bobalik marries her love of classic Italian flavors and Texan flair to deliver a new take on Italian street food alongside Chef Christopher Carlson.