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Rio Rio

) #616 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio $$ - $$$ Mexican,
421 E Commerce St, Ste B, San Antonio, TX 78205-2814
+1 210-226-8462
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good19%
  • Average25%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible18%
4 weeks ago
“Breakfast on the River!”
4 weeks ago
“So-So”
Open Now
09:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
421 E Commerce St, Ste B, San Antonio, TX 78205-2814
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a favorite spot 10 years ago or so, but we were very disappointed on a recent visit. The street tacos were very oily, the chicken was undercooked, and the house salad did not come as described. The service was very poor as well.

Thank GJoLu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently went to your restaurant on the 16th and was amazed by how attentive and helpful your staff was. We had a waitress named Mary. She was all smiles and was very good at being around when we needed something. Absolutely going to be...More

Thank CollinsL39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a while to get waited on. Server was overly condescending. Food was cold and bland. Enough said. Don't go there!

Thank Tinabel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was visiting the river walk with family when it began to rain. Being near lunchtime we selected RioRio because it was near by. Was not disappointed. Food was good as was the service.

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for wife's birthday. Nice atmosphere on the river. Waiter (José) was a character. Wife ordered a Pins Colada. Waiter brought that and a margarita for her birthday. Unfortunately her birthday drink ended up on the bill. Thanks, José. Ordered Pico do Hallo for our...More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the Riverwalk near the intersection of Commerce and Lasoya: Service was excellent--ask for waiter Raymond and he will take care of your every culinary and beverage need. We loved the $11 coupon for free guacamole and chips (online or on the back of your...More

Thank floridatravelerssss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The margaritas were the best we had all day. The tacos, chips, and salsa were delicious. Our waitress, Vanessa, took very good care of us.

Thank pearl163
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Note to those staying on the Riverwalk, not many places are open for breakfast unless you want to spend $25/person at the higher end hotel restaurants. The Rio Rio had really good view, enjoyable setting next to the river, but the service was horrible. We...More

Thank angelat676
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here unexpectedly. It was chosen impulsively due to convenience, hunger, and desire for Mexican food. The hostess was very pleasant and eager to accommodate us with a table either inside or outside on the patio. The server was gracious, but slow to...More

Thank RayNS1914
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were just going to come here for drinks and apps. Then we sat down, ordered apps and it was so good, we kept going. Everything we ate we amazing and the drinks were even better! The grilled shrimp tacos were amazing. Our server was...More

Thank Nina1940
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Dorothy S
Do you have a room for private dining with food served buffet style?
3 January 2017|
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Response from lilguy10 | Reviewed this property |
yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 E Commerce St, Ste B, San Antonio, TX 78205-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-226-8462
  • E-mail
Description
This is where the San Antonio River Walk turns up the heat on Mexican food.
Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night tacos, Rio Rio Cantina will indulge your cravings
with a fiesta of flavors. Our fresh Tex-Mex recipes with ingredients from farm-to-table and our
homemade flour tortillas bring the taste of Mexico across the border to you.

Happy Hour daily 3 - 6 p.M. And 9 p.M. - 11 P.M.
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