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Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina

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910 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3419
+1 210-223-1806
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The salsa and chips are incredible, great cocktails and the food was fantastic, the best Mexican I have ever eaten!!

Thank Annabel R
Lexington, Kentucky
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Great margaritas, guacamole and Tex Mex food! Serving sizes are large. Would definitely visit again.

Thank ADLex
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I asked my hotel's front desk agent for a recommendation for a place with local flavor and she steered me to the right place. I knew when it was packed on a Wednesday night, it had to be good. Not fancy in appearance, the Texmex selections were broad. My chicken chalupas were packed with fresh contents.

Thank footdoc99
Dublin, Ohio
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This was the best dinner far. My wife had a vegetable fajita that was fantastic. My entire was also excellent. This was one of those places where you see food going by to another table and are constantly asking yourself "What is that? That looks good..." Our waiter was also excellent and friendly. If you find yourself walking down S... More 

Thank JeromeDad
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

This was by far the best Mexican restaurant we visited on our US road trip around Texas. Margaritas were fab, tangy, and not the usual sweet sickly syrup. There were good vegetarian choices on the menu and staff were attentive but not pushy. Would certainly recommend. Try the fried chillis - delicious with a kick of heat.

Thank 24HoursFromTulsa
Houston, Texas
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137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We lucked out this trip - found a fabulous Mexican food place on the south side that was clearly THE place to be on a Friday night. Worth the 45 minute wait...This is a great, authentic Mexican restaurant that isn't your normal Tex-Mex. It's crazy crowded and fun, but super loud. Don't go here for a quiet dinner or a... More 

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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I love the Fideo w/picadillo & frijoles here. So good! Also the steak chalupas are pretty awesome! Definitely give this place a try if you can!

Thank mica530
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

One of the better Mexican restaurants I have been to anywhere. Worth the short walk from the convention center. The salsa was authentic. We had lunch and the portions were generous.

Thank jimbotrouble01
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I heard this restaurant is really good. I gave it a 3 star since it was fair (probably because this one is in an airport)? Excellent Spicy Maria's though! I was tired of Mexican food so I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich. YUCK! You go to Mexican, be sure to order Mexican. ha

Thank Stacie Dee P
Jacksonville, Florida
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80 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Wanted some authentic Mexican away from the touristy River Walk so on recommendations we went to Rosario's ! I had the beef tacos which was good and ample serving. Waiter was really friendly and helpful explaining the menu.

Thank Paula S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3419
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-1806
Rosario's Mexican Cafe y Cantina serves up traditional South-of-the Border specialties in a contemporary setting. It has consistently been voted Best Mexican Restaurant in San Antonio by local food critics. Come see us soon!

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