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Rita's on the River

$$ - $$$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 good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“fajitas” (116 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the tableside guacamole. If you love fresh guac. This is your place!! I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas. YUM! It’s not super fancy, but reasonable priced, cleaner than some and very tasty!! ((Excellent top shelf margarita!!))

Thank Frightenedbunny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere: fun, bright, your regular Tex-Mex restaurant/bar. Mariachi bands serenading parties and couples - very fun and relaxed! Option to dine outside by the Riverwalk or inside. We chose outside and it was very pleasant. The Riverwalk looks so cute at night. Anywhere would be...More

Thank ijchow
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a less than enjoyable Mexican food experience on the River Walk a few days earlier and needed to get that taste out of our mouths. Rita's was a good choice. We had a coupon for free queso from our hotel, so we started...More

Thank jayares2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've had better mexican food, but the location was nice. staff was nice although you do have to watch out for birds/ pigeons trying to get your food. we even sat "indoors." the plus side is that there was a coupon at the little shop...More

Thank pixiedreamer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Here 2 successive days. Had an early breakfast followed by many hours of sightseeing. Here for chips and salsa and a margarita before dinner reservations elsewhere later. First visit was fine. Waiter was personable and attentive. The second day service was iffy. We had to...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite meal in San Antonio. The view on Riverwalk was fabulous and the food was excellent. I had Steak ala Mexicana - it was morsels of steak that were tasty, well seasoned and perfect for loading onto a tortilla. The beans that...More

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

Steak ala Mexicana is one of my favorite dishes. Thank you for stopping in and giving us a try. We look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

On my own on the river. Table inside watching the show walk bye. Service inside was fine so was the lunch. Frozen Margarita & Flautas.

Thank WoHop132
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the atmosphere, food and service. Right on the Riverwalk. The Guacamole made at our table was excellent, the waiter told us interesting places to visit, and the food was excellent and not expensive. Mariachi players could be heard, which just added to the atmosphere....More

Thank DeeTeeSeattle
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously, lots of places to eat on Riverwalk. We stopped here for Tex-Mex lunch. We could not get a seat near the river, but outside under the covering. Moderately busy at lunch, but service was exceptionally slow. Food was average. We had grilled chicken salad,...More

Thank ladoug
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in and trying us out. If you could email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com with your servers name we would like to look into this

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our dinner, service was attentive. On our night, the chips were a bit stale, but that is the only negative comment

Thank LT_Dallas
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I do apologize about the chips and will look into this to assure it does not happen again

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Questions & Answers
Robin P
25 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
16 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
USD 7 - USD 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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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