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Republic of Texas Restaurant

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Downtown
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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526 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
+1 210-226-6256
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Central Texas
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this restaurant! The food and service on our visit were both awesome! I had the Akaushi burger which was fresh, perfectly grilled and just outstanding. My husband had the catfish which was a huge beautifully fried filet. He said it was delicious, hot and tender. Our servers (we had two) were attentive and friendly. The owner/manager was a delight,... More 

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Thank IBLibrarian
Boston, MA
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hair in Sandwich. Just that alone gives it a one star. First off this was the worse brisket sandwich I ever had. Not much meat inside and a lot of fat. When I had a couple of bites left, behold a hair. No it was not mine - this was IN the sandwich. I would have said something had I... More 

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Thank deemarie64
Montgomery
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town for a business trip and decided to try this restaurant. We were walking by and saw the restaurant had a good choice of food. I got the brisket and sausage plate and it was very good. Brisket was tender, had good taste and the sausage was good as well. We sat by the water and were taken good... More 

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Thank Lovemyfam78
Odenville, Alabama
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While I know it's a tourist hangout, while we understand it is not gourmet, it is still good. They have a little bit of everything on the menu (BBQ, TexMex, Mexican, Bugers...) Get a seat by the River and watch and feed the ducks.

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Thank Big_Spicy
Buda, Texas
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647 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been awhile, but glad we revisited an old friend. The food here is fantastic all the time. Burgers, bar be que, chips and salsa and other assorted dishes. Always good year in and year out.

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Thank daddymo2
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, wide variety of food and beverages, excellent view alongside the Riverwalk. Many local craft beers to choose from, would come back again.

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Thank Bill F
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200 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up and an open table outside on the river was available! Perfect location! Great view and fun atmosphere. The margarita and beer was great. The food is not that great. By the time we left the wait for a table was an hour.

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Thank skd22
San Antonio, Texas
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452 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking on the Riverwalk we wanted to stop for a cool drink. Casa Rio had a 30-minute wait for a table, so we went under the bridge and discovered Republic of Texas. It was Sunday, they were busy, but the service came reasonably quickly. We all ordered cans of hard cider from Austin, talked for a while, waited a little... More 

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Thank Robert F
Winter Springs, Florida, United States
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat at a table along the riverside where the boats and ducks went by. Service was pleasant, friendly, and timely. Prices are mid range and the servings are plentiful! We had chicken and steak combo fajitas which were very tasty served in a small iron skillet. The chicken fried steak could not be contained on the plate. It was HUGE!

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Thank Whitney J
Round Rock, Texas
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377 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The ambience is wonderful. The wait staff super friendly. The food was hit or miss depending on what you order. This part of the river walk is one of my favorites though

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Thank sherri g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-226-6256

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?