Opticians on Bitters Road
in Castle Hills, San Antonio, TX

At Dietz-McLean Optical, we’ve brought outstanding eyewear to the greater San Antonio region since 1938. Our optical store on Bitters Road, nestled in San Antonio’s Castle Hills district, features a curated selection of eyewear — and a passionate staff who can’t wait to share their love of glasses with you.

Bitter Road Location

300 W Bitters Rd
San Antonio, TX 78216

(210) 981-4382
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Hours:
Monday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Tuesday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Wednesday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Thursday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Friday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Our Services

We’re glasses people, and perfectionists: other places’ premium is how we do things every day. Being family-owned gives us the freedom to offer specialty services like complementary Spec Checks, where we make sure your frames are a precise fit — even if you bought them somewhere else.

Other standout services include:

Custom Lens Lab

Our on-site custom lens lab allows us to get custom-made lenses to our customers quicker than any competition… without sacrificing quality. We’re able to refine specialized lenses with multipurpose lens treatments, including freeform progressive lenses and prism eyewear. All this customization has a clear benefit: lenses that fit your lifestyle just as well as they match your prescription.

Generations of Optical Experience

Our opticians at Bitters Road have seen it all throughout our more than 80 years in business: if you have a need, we’ve met it once, and we’ll meet it again. Our independence lets us acquire frames from extraordinary designers all over the world like Silhouette, Vernon Gantry, Steve Madden, Colours, Erker’s 1879, NW77th, and more. And, all eyeglass purchases come with our forgiving warranty.

Convenient Referrals

You should be able to have confidence in you eye doctor, and the vision prescription they provide, which is why we connect customers to carefully selected eye experts via our referral network. We’ve worked with these leading optometrists before, and can easily get you in touch with them to ensure you get the healthiest, clearest vision.

Concierge Services

We’re proud to offer our one-of-a-kind mobile service, which deliver a hometown optical shop experience right to your doorstep. A member of our team can make a house call or stop by anywhere else for eyewear adjustments, repairs, and optical shopping showcases. Just let us know what you need, and we’ll be happy to come by!

Our on-site custom lens lab in San Antonio, TX
Experienced opticians in Texas
Convenient eye exam referrals from Dietz-McLean
Eyewear repairs and deliveries from Dietz-McLeans's mobile services

Custom Lens Lab

Customized Eyewear

Custom Lens Lab

Our on-site custom lens lab allows us to get custom-made lenses to our customers quicker than any competition… without sacrificing quality. We’re able to refine specialized lenses with multipurpose lens treatments, including freeform progressive lenses and prism eyewear. All this customization has a clear benefit: lenses that fit your lifestyle just as well as they match your prescription.

Generations of Optical Experience

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Generations of Optical Experience

Our opticians at Bitters Road have seen it all throughout our more than 80 years in business: if you have a need, we’ve met it once, and we’ll meet it again. Our independence lets us acquire frames from extraordinary designers all over the world like Silhouette, Vernon Gantry, Steve Madden, Colours, Erker’s 1879, NW77th, and more. And, all eyeglass purchases come with our forgiving warranty.

Convenient Referrals

eye measurement at eye clinic

Convenient Referrals

You should be able to have confidence in you eye doctor, and the vision prescription they provide, which is why we connect customers to carefully selected eye experts via our referral network. We’ve worked with these leading optometrists before, and can easily get you in touch with them to ensure you get the healthiest, clearest vision.

Concierge Services

eyeglass box

Concierge Services

We’re proud to offer our one-of-a-kind mobile service, which deliver a hometown optical shop experience right to your doorstep. A member of our team can make a house call or stop by anywhere else for eyewear adjustments, repairs, and optical shopping showcases. Just let us know what you need, and we’ll be happy to come by!

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Proudly Serving

We’re here to provide excellent opticianry to San Antonio and surrounding communities, including Hollywood Park, Windcrest, Longhorn, Converse, Live Oak, Bracken, Uptown, Garden Ridge, Woodstone, Shavano Park, Castle Hills, and Leon Valley.

No matter if you’re spending an afternoon strolling McAllister Park or shopping at North Star Mall, Dietz-McLean Optical’s opticians on Bitters Road are here to help you see it as clearly as possible, in eyewear you won’t want to take off.

Driving Directions

Our address is 300 W Bitters Road, San Antonio, TX, 78216.

If coming from the north, head south on Bulverde Road to US-281 S. Continue on US-281 S for 5.5 miles and then take the exit for Bitters Road. About 400 feet after the exit, you will pass Dennis Jewelry on your right, then merge onto San Pedro Avenue in 0.5 miles. In 0.4 miles more, turn right onto West Bitters Road. You will pass Black Rifle Coffee Company on your left about 600 feet after you turn; then, continue for 0.3 miles before turning left into our parking lot, where we’ll be on your right.

If coming from the south, head north on I-37 N until it merges into US-281 N. Stay on US-281 N for 9.3 miles and then use the Bitters Road exit. You will pass Hilton Garden Inn San Antonio Airport on your right in about 0.2 miles, then make a slight left onto San Pedro Avenue in 0.3 miles more. After 0.2 miles on San Pedro Avenue, turn left onto West Bitters Road. In 0.5 miles, turn left into the parking lot, and we’ll be on your right, next to Taste of Asia.

See What Our

Customers are Saying

“In 2018, I took my 90 years old father to a routine eye check up. The Doctor there found a problem with him that required urgent surgery in both eyes to don’t go blind. Thanks to her my dad’s vision is perfect for his age. Great service! 🌹”

Alba L.

Satisfied customer Alba L.

“Mr Dietz is a very sweet and kind man,my insurance didn’t cover my 5 yr olds glasses so he worked with me and gave us an amazing deal! He definitely puts his clients 1st!!”

Brandi B.

Dietz-McLean Optical testimonial from Brandi B.

“What great customer service! We went to get new glasses today and from the moment we walked in until we left the manager was outstanding. She had several styles of frames set aside for my mother-in-law to try on, and took great care to make sure the measurements for the glasses were perfect. She explained in detailed all of the choices that were available for frames and lenses. This store and it’s great employee put their customers first.”

Karen V.

Karen V on her visit to Dietz-McLean in TX

“Superb service goes with the superb products available! Though I have only been going there for a little more than a year, Dietz-McLean will get my future spectacle business!”

– John Y.

Testimonial from John Y.

“They have excellent customer service and are extremely patient! I probably asked them to adjust my glasses close to a million times. There is a great selection of frames too!”

Allegra Z.

Allegra Z.'s Dietz testimonial

Karen V on her visit to Dietz-McLean in TX

“What great customer service! We went to get new glasses today and from the moment we walked in until we left the manager was outstanding. She had several styles of frames set aside for my mother-in-law to try on, and took great care to make sure the measurements for the glasses were perfect. She explained in detailed all of the choices that were available for frames and lenses. This store and it’s great employee put their customers first.”

Karen V.

Dietz-McLean Optical testimonial from Brandi B.

“Mr Dietz is a very sweet and kind man,my insurance didn’t cover my 5 yr olds glasses so he worked with me and gave us an amazing deal! He definitely puts his clients 1st!!”

Brandi B.

Satisfied customer Alba L.

“In 2018, I took my 90 years old father to a routine eye check up. The Doctor there found a problem with him that required urgent surgery in both eyes to don’t go blind. Thanks to her my dad’s vision is perfect for his age. Great service! 🌹”

Alba L.

Testimonial from John Y.

“Superb service goes with the superb products available! Though I have only been going there for a little more than a year, Dietz-McLean will get my future spectacle business!”

– John Y.

Allegra Z.'s Dietz testimonial

“They have excellent customer service and are extremely patient! I probably asked them to adjust my glasses close to a million times. There is a great selection of frames too!”

Allegra Z.