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Rio de Gelato

102 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2933
+1 210-223-0800
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (101 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“gelateria” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 2:30 pm Hours
Pizza, Italian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
102 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2933
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Limited menu and not great food. Pizza, salads, ice cream, they do sell pizza by the slice but were out when I visited

Thank 692russk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My only complaint is that they were closed when we arrived late at night and we had to wait until the next morning to partake of their delicious wares. Service is exceptional, too.

Thank imjustj
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Pizza was okay (pepperoni & olive). Pizza & 2 beers just under 40$. A little pricey but I understand its downtown. Very clean. Service was okay. Place order at counter.

Thank Sa R
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Despite the mixed reviews we wanted to try the genuine Italian pizza at Rio del Gelato.Some web sites said Rio del Gelato was open all afternoon on Fridays. I called at 4pm to find out. A very rude person on the phone informed me they...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We found this little restaurant by accident one evening and the gelato was so good! They also have some unusual flavors if you are into that (basil?). The pizza looked wonderful and we will return on our next trip to sample that. Friendly service.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The pizza was phenomenal. The Arrostino pie was awesome. Just know it takes a few more minutes to get to the table to rehydrate the sun dried tomatoes but WELL worth the wait. The Cannoli was a fantastic end to the meal. Will return for...More

Thank Firespo
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

BEST coffee ever. The owner was extremely nice and talked to us about the different Italian coffee he served. The gelato was really good as well. We stayed at a hotel across the shop and came back more than twice to get different coffees. If...More

Thank Beti M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had pizza that was just ok. And the gelato was ice cream. Not the texture of gelato at all. Was a disappointment.

Thank travelinbuddies
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We ordered a meatball & pepperoni pizza and the owner told us it would take about 10 minutes longer since the meatballs are made fresh. No problem since we had plenty of time. It was definitely worth the wait--the sliced meatballs melted in our mouths...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We left the convention center and walked to the restaurant thinking it opened at 12:00. Arriving about 12:40 found it didn't open until 1:00. There was no question--we sat outside and waited until it opened. The pizza is wonderful and the crust outstanding, then to...More

Thank Marlene K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Navarro St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2933
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-0800
  • E-mail
Ciao! We are a locally owned & operated pizzeria that features a full Italian café as well as a complete gelato bar. Our menu items are freshly prepared daily according to our own pastime family recipes. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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