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Rita's on the River

) #133 of 4,046 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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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is right on the riverwalk and we had to wait about 30 minutes for a table on a Saturday night with no reservation so I guess that was not too long for a table for 7 people. The margaritas were excellent - they...More

Thank kate3819
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend recommended Rita's and it did not disappoint! The food was delicious. I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas, which were some of the best I've ever had. My friend had the port tacos and they were also very good. Great location and views...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for stopping in and giving us a try. We look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great! I tried the Steak a la Mexicans, the meat was very flavorful and tender. The margaritas were great also. Lots of flavors to choose feom.

Thank rorteg03
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

When your in town again be sure to try our sweet red swirl

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a nice walk along the riverfront, Rits's is a nice choice for some authentic Mexican food. You can choose from either indoor or outdoor seating. The decor is very colorful and rustic. Warm chips and salsa were brought out to our table in a...More

Thank FrequentTraveler1225
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We truely appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends for lunch at Rita's. The food was good, the service was good and the prices were good.

Thank Laura F
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 again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, great location right by the river and a Mariachi Band! The table side Guacamole was wonderful and the Texas size Margarita was just what I needed in the heat of San Antonio. Had a great time would definitely go back. If your son...More

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

Congratulations on your graduate, we are happy you were able to share a nice meal with the family

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat outside and sampled the various margaritas they had to offer during happy hour - played cards with the family and just watched the world go by while having really quick and efficient service - good value happy hour right in the river walk...More

Thank jc4002013
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I would love to sit and peoiple watch with a margarita in hand. Be sure to tell your family and freinds all about us

Reviewed 1 week ago

Who doesn't love a Tex-Mex restaurant with a Mariachi band? This place had one and it added to the fun. The salsa that came with the chips was spicy but oh so good. I had my first Lone Star beer which goes really well with...More

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

We love our mariachi group. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was no inside seating available when we arrived so the hostess asked if we wanted to sit outside. We wouldn't have said "yes" if we'd have known it was the "no wait staff zone". We must have waited 10 minutes before anyone resembling a...More

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

Thank you for your feedback. I apologize the server was not up to speed. I would like to hear more about it if you could email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant was very busy when we visited, however our server was spot on with waiting on us. I wished I had remembered his name to give him props. My son and I had been on the comal river all day so we were hot and...More

Thank Diana C
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Questions & Answers
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
15 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, Breakfast, 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
View, Bar Scene, Eat like a local, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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