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Rita's on the River

) #135 of 4,022 Restaurants in San Antonio €€ - €€€ Mexican, ,
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
+1 210-227-7482
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
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1 - 10 of 1,345 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the chance to enjoy lunch at Rita's during a recent visit to San Antonio. Our server, Miguel was very knowledgeable about menu and had great recommendations which were thoroughly enjoyed by all.

Thank Brandy E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Super crowded, un organized, slow.....my plate of nachos was good, others not so happy...expensive too....

Thank Genevieve R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rita's is good, and I loved the location. I kept seeing signs all over town for Rita's, so I was a little disappointed to find that it felt more "tourist" than authentic. Overall, we enjoyed the experience. Be careful when looking at the children's menu...More

Thank rhodac8
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the tableside guacamole. This ended up being our dinner. We tried some of the touristy drinks. They were good, some can be a bit pricey, but good. It is a good lococation for people watching. Fun and lively place.

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rita's frequently topped lists of dog-friendly restaurants when I was searching for places on or near the river walk. They did not disappoint! Before even being seated, they asked if I'd like a "puppy slush" for my dog and immediately brought him a bowl of...More

Thank sscott87
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We do love our furr friends that stop in and visit with there parents.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely located on the famous riverwalk. It drew my attention because it's a margarita bar and I love a good margarita! Tried their Rita Margarita and it was damnnnn good! Purchased their chicken quesadilla and that was okay. Really small portion for the amount I...More

Thank Deeaundra
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, next time your in the area stop in and try our Peachy Margartia or the Shark they are excellent

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is located on the famous riverwalk. The food is decent, nothing to write home about. The drinks over way overpriced as this is just a tourist trap.

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, it was busy and kind of loud, but that works for what we were going for. Service was a little slow, but probably because they were pretty busy.

Thank 772brandym
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. If you could email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com with your servers name I would like to look into the slow service

Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here each time we visit San Antonio. Whether it is just my wife and I or the entire family, we find it very accommodating.

Thank LW S
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we look forward to serving you agian next time your in the area

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view and atmosphere... food was okay... nothing special... prices average... waitress very nice - great service... guacamole made at table was highlight of this eating event...

Thank Mark W
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Robin P
24 December 2016|
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Response from photojohn | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but I would think all of the restaurants on the river would be open for business.
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Mister V
16 September 2016|
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Outside and indoor seating open to everyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-227-7482
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Description
Delicious Tex-Mex is only the beginning! From wonderful sizzling fajitas to world-famous margaritas and plenty of other options, Rita's on the River has become popular on the River Walk as the place "Where we take our friends from out of town." Complete with live mariachis, indoor and patio seating along the river, we serve up delicious local favorites. We are located only three blocks from the Alamo and offer stairs and an elevator to assist you from the street level down to the river level. Bring the whole family and enjoy the complete Tex-Mex River Walk experience at Rita's on the River!
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