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Riverwalk Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1501 Gaylord Trl, Grapevine, TX 76051-1945
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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Flower Mound, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sunday brunch is simply AMAZING! A bit pricey, yea... but look where you are. But it's well worth it. This is one of our favorite places to bring out of town guests.

Thank cgaralis
Arlington, Virginia
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only ate here once. The breakfast buffet was very well stocked but the food was nothing special. And the price was just too high - $25 plus taxes and an 18% service charge, so actual cost was north of $31.

Thank ALocksley
Lorton, Virginia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wide variety of Tex-Mex food in an unusual environment. It is modeled after the famous San Antonio Riverwalk restaurants. Here it is an artificial river/stream inside the Giant canopy of the Gaylord Texan Resort. Of course you pay for the environment but the food is good.

Thank Kazhikathra K
Frederick, Maryland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, I consider the food to be about the best at the Gaylord. Now let me say, this is not really for the salad eaters of America. If you want some really decent Mexican, or in the mood to get your meat and starch on, this is for you and you like to eat, do the buffet. First let me... More 

Thank prycehudson
Tucson AZ
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lunch buffet at the Riverwalk Cantina several times during our stay at Gaylord Texan, and it was very good. The setting is beautiful, and felt like we were back in San Antonio. The buffet had lots of options including salad bar, soup, chips/nacho bar and lots of hot entrees including enchiladas, hot vegetables, chicken and beef fajitas,... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you do not pay attention to your ticket, you will not notice the 18% service charge added to your bill in the fine print, but they still have a line for a tip. Also, the buffet was wiped out when my family and I got there and by the time we left, it still had not been fully restocked.... More 

Thank TSES
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast buffet was good but for 25.00 I feel it was over priced. It included a very friendly chef from Hawaii who prepared great waffles and omelets. There was a variety of meats, cheeses and fresh fruit.

Thank Terra B
Winnipeg, Canada
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we loved walkign along the riverwalk at eh texan gaylord resort. it truly did feel like we were in san antonio (much smaller scale but extremely well done) even the Alamo was present!~!

Thank mmmaria63
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last year, we were able to order from a menu. This year they changed the dinner option to buffet only. The food wasn't as good & we did not appreciate that we had to serve ourselves. Made it very tricky for a family dining with little kids. The adults never quite got to sit and enjoy their food.

Thank Edon77
Rowlett, Texas
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet was over priced for the food selection and taste. We were sitted in bar area 3 adults one child and one baby and when we got ready to pay the waiter did not provide itemized ticket only total. When reviewing it we realized waiter had added 18% tip to the total not broken out..sad when we approached him... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Gaylord Trl, Grapevine, TX 76051-1945
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine

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