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The Original Mexican Restaurant

528 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
+1 210-224-9951
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible16%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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528 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good prices - good food. The only thing I didn't like was the host was hustling people to come and eat. Like literally talking to everyone who walked by and telling them they should eat there. Weird.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had breakfast here and they didn't seem that busy but it took forever to get service and even once we ordered we had to wait AGES to get our drinks and food. I ordered the breakfast burrito which was just ok. My husband got...More

Thank tiffykat44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum! Got the mega fajita platter to share with my husband and friend and it was so amazing! Not greasy, just delicious. And the best salsa! Our waitress was a bit grumpy and rude but everything else was great!

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for the second time is as many trips to San Antonio and it didn't disappoint. Had the chicken flautas for dinner (big lunch and not incredibly hungry) with some chips and salsa and a cold beer. Nice way to wrap up the evening....More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was cold and of poor quality. Service was even worse - we were merely an inconvenience for our server (and we did nothing other than order breakfast)

Thank Y3201VNlinda
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sorry but this was the worst restaurant I've been at... Have no good flavor and as all others by river walk it's too pricey... many can't tell if food is good because they are drinking. Looked bad to me.

Thank Miriam F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in for breakfast. I was greeted and seated very quickly. The staff was very friendly and respectful. I had breakfast beef fajitas. The steak was a little over cooked but was still edible and everything else was good. My server made a small...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The need to better train their employees, especially Daniella, the hostess. She was rude and incompetent and we left after a 45 minute wait without being seated. Apparently she "forgot" we were waiting and sat several tables ahead of us. The manager apologized for Daniella's...More

Thank HoustonBrowns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The enchilada plate with the La Quincera drink was so nice I had to have it twice. If not for my friends wanting to try other places I would have eaten here every single day that I was in San Antonio!

Thank Tabitha1908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the afternoon of our arrival we start walking around to get the lay of the land (or river). We were hot and tired and as we walked by, there was an available table so we decided to grab a snack. The $4 frozen margaritas...More

Thank Jocosmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-9951
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