June 16, 2024

New Restaurant Roca & Martillo Opens at The Rock at La Cantera

San Antonio, TX — The culinary scene in San Antonio is about to get a significant upgrade with the grand opening of Roca & Martillo at The Rock at La Cantera. This eagerly awaited restaurant is a collaborative effort between renowned Chef Jason Dady and the San Antonio Spurs, promising to deliver an exceptional dining experience that blends Italian and South Texas cuisine.

Just steps away from the newly established Spurs training facility, Roca & Martillo aims to offer more than just a meal. “We believe in providing an unforgettable experience that transcends expectations,” said Chef Jason Dady. The restaurant’s vibrant atmosphere and meticulously crafted dishes ensure every visit is memorable.

The name “Roca & Martillo,” inspired by the Spurs’ mantra “Pounding the Rock,” reflects the restaurant’s commitment to creativity and uniqueness. This sentiment is echoed in every aspect of the restaurant, from its name to its culinary offerings.

Chef Jason Dady, known for his innovative approach and exceptional culinary skills, has designed a menu that showcases a harmonious fusion of traditional Tuscan flavors and the bold, vibrant tastes of South Texas. Some standout dishes include Tuscan Risotto Arancini with black truffle aioli, Porcini-Crusted Onion Rings with balsamic cipollini jam, and Wagyu Black Pepper-Parmigiano Meatballs with San Marzano tomatoes.

The restaurant’s convenient location within the Spurs – Victory Capital Performance Center makes it an ideal spot for sports enthusiasts, culinary connoisseurs, and anyone looking for an extraordinary dining experience. Roca & Martillo is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, with a special bar menu available upstairs and throughout the outdoor lounge.

Families are also welcome, with a kids’ menu designed to invite family dining. Additionally, the rooftop bar offers handcrafted cocktails and stunning views, making it the perfect setting for relaxation and indulgence.

Key dishes from the menu include:

  • Tuscan Risotto Arancini: Tuscan Ragu Fritter with Mozzarella, Black Truffle Aioli & Parmigiano Mousse
  • Porcini-Crusted Onion Rings: Balsamic Cipollini Jam & Calabrese Aioli
  • Pulled-to-Order Fresh Mozzarella: Sea Salt, EVOO & Buttered Toast
  • Bourbon-Honey Texas Bobwhite Quail: Apple Confit, Blue Cheese Farrotto & Pear Mostarda
  • Skinned Rainbow Trout: Crispy Skin Rainbow Trout with Italian Salsa Verde
  • Tuscan Bolognese: Campanelle, Fresh Herbs & Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Smoked Brisket Lasagna: Fresh Lasagna, Whole Milk Mozzarella, San Marzano, Texas Brisket & Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Nutella Torte: Peanut Butter Mousse, Banana Jam, Candied Peanuts & Salted Caramel

The restaurant also features a variety of artisanal cheeses, salumi boards, and a selection of desserts like White Chocolate Cheesecake and the Martillo Ultimate Sundae, perfect for sharing.

Roca & Martillo’s hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Happy Hour is available Monday to Friday from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

For more information and to stay updated on the latest news, visit www.rocamartillo.com and follow @rocamartillo on social media.

With its prime location, exceptional menu, and vibrant atmosphere, Roca & Martillo is set to become a culinary landmark in San Antonio. Join us for an unforgettable dining experience and discover the magic of Roca & Martillo.