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Located on the south bank of the San Antonio River, La Villita was one of San Antonio’s first neighborhoods. In 1939, as ground broke on the San Antonio River Walk development, city official led by Mayor Maury Maverick acted to preserve this...more
We visited La Villita while in San Antonio. There are many historic houses that now contain trendy shops and a few restaurants. If you are in the area, go to the Copper Gallery at La Villita. Their work is Amazing and worth the trip just...More
Before visiting San Antonio, I tried to find shopping areas convenient to the Riverwalk. We visited La Villita one morning as soon as it opened. Yeah, there were a few little shops in there, but they didn't carry much at all. We were pretty disappointed....More
Stopped in here after visiting Alamo and was pleasantly surprised at not only all the local art but the cute little shops within this area. There is an awesome little soap shop with a variety of handmade products as well as a wax store where...More
We followed the Riverwalk to La Villita, climbed the stairs and enjoyed the small community with in a city. The buildings the make La Villita are historic and well kept. The shops are fun and creative. To my knowledge most, if not all items in...More
Don't come here expecting even the faintest vestige of the historical old town. Do come expecting tchotchkes aplenty. It is a small and pleasant, but undistinguished, collection of gallerias and restaurants set on a brick thoroughfare. All in all a pleasant enough diversion if you...More
Unique area of small shops and restaurants in heart of Downtown. Organized in 1939 to provide locale for local artists and crafters in colorful historic buildings. Reminds me a bit of Old Town in San Diego.
We really enjoyed La Villita Historic Arts Village. We came across it quite by chance when we were walking along the Riverwalk. There was a dance competition going on and the music drew us in. La Villita is like an oasis. We loved the shops...More
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Both are along the Riverealk so a stroll southward from the hotel will get you to La Villita. Approximately 10-15 minutes unless you stop for beverages along the way! Per other response Boudros does have delicious... More
Both are along the Riverealk so a stroll southward from the hotel will get you to La Villita. Approximately 10-15 minutes unless you stop for beverages along the way! Per other response Boudros does have delicious guacamole and they also have potent margaritas. Hotel Mokara had a very nice bar by the Riverwalk.