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Waxy O'Connor's

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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234 Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX 78205-2224
+1 210-229-9299
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was fun, live music, not too crowded (11:30 PM Thursday night). My wife and I had just arrived in San Antonio, and we were starving after walking around we decided to stop and have some food/drinks at Waxy O'Connor's - Drinks were well-made however the late night menu food (the chicken tenders and the fish/chips) were extremely grease.

Thank Alan G
Stafford, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service from friendly staff. Food cooked to order and served in timely manner. Good selection of wine, beers and cocktails. Live music most nights. Brilliant atmosphere

Thank ktbarker39
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

type atmosphere and if lucky as we were you can get a table on the outside patio/riverwalk. We wanted another place but had no reservations....glad it happened this way!To top it off, next to us was a middle aged couple sharing drinks and appies...we were a table of 5 (family) and noticed in the romantic night time setting the fellow... More 

Thank dnkvette
Falmouth, Kentucky
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had Bangers and Mash (sausages and mashed potatoes), which she thought was very good. I mostly relaxed with a good cigar (we were on the patio) and a glass of fine Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon, but did finish off with a generous slice of their Irish cheese cake, made with Bailey's Irish Cream. That was certainly good.

Thank Dennis_Dio_Parker
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I always frequent an Irish pub on every trip we take. Waxy's is a good place to stop on the Riverwalk. Very traditional look and feel and cool live music the night we were there. They have a good selection of beer and cocktails and food offerings, although we only ordered liquid menu items. The place is... More 

Thank Eric D
Bellevue, Washington
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654 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late dinner with work friends attending a conference. Outside tables are the way to go. It's soo nice to sit out along the Riverwalk. Our server was great; especially accommodating as we had several folks show up late and our group kept growing. Everyone liked their food and there was a good selection of beers too.

Thank Steve F
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there a few days ago for a snack and drinks and all went well. Went tonight with the family. After over an hour wait we still never got our appetizer and when food finally arrived it was all cold. Paid for drinks and left. Never been so disappointed in the food and service anywhere.

Thank Kim B
Woodbridge, Canada
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147 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to party with friends. Good service. The beer is cold and the selection is great. Nice dance floor and the place goes crazy after midnight. We stayed until 2 am. and had a great time. Nice to sit on the patio and watch the view along the riverwalk.

Thank tonymarra
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110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a group of five, found a table about 10 p.m. fairly easily. Service was great, good selection of beer and cider on tap. Food on the late menu was pretty good. As all bars go there was a singer on a guitar that was a bit too loud making it difficult to talk. Sit outside to avoid some... More 

Thank TexasGLS
Toronto, Canada
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312 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good spot on the Riverwalk to people watch if you get a table outside. Wide selection of beers and some wines. The wait for drinks was short but there was trouble in the kitchen as the were backed up and we were warned that it would be 40- 50 minutes for food. As it was St. Patrick's Day weekend, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX 78205-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-229-9299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?