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Rita's on the River

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245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
+1 210-227-7482
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We tried the food while walking on the riverwalk. It was fun, full of people having a good time and tasty.

Thank John F
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a large group of 12 people and had no trouble getting a table with a great view. Staff was incredible (George) in servicing our table which included a small child. Food and Drinks came quick, and quality was superb for the price. It is perhaps a little corney but so is the entire Riverwalk. Would recommend for any... More 

Thank michael9988
Atlanta, Georgia
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845 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here with my sister-in-law for dinner one night. We had a great high top table outside so we were able to watch people as they wandered along the Riverwalk. The service was beyond slow. It took some time for someone to take our order and once we got our food we never saw our server again. We had to... More 

Thank Nina1940
Atlanta, Georgia
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301 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mara, our server was very attentive. We ordered the Chile Con Queso as appetizer then ordered Fajitas for two. It was pretty good.

Thank allcurves
Hudson, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was told by someone on the flight in that we should eat there. Nothing special, I've had better tacos from the gas station by our place in Corpus Christi.

Thank gypsydaveandcathy
Loveland, Colorado
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch here and enjoyed the side walk dining and the Chile Relleno that I had along with the Prickly Pear Margarita.

Thank toots2763
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best bloody Mary's at the outside restaurant. We went here a couple of evenings for happy hour & the bloody Mary's were hands down the best I have ever had, & I have travelled all over the world.

Thank njreleford
New Braunfels, Texas
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122 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Rita's for a nice night out. We were seated outside, right next to the Riverwalk, which made it a very nice atmosphere and people watching. Dinner was good, but none of the entrees stood out. It was like Mexican food at 90% of all the other places. But... they have a table side guacamole that... More 

Thank moondog1961
Fort Worth, Texas
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rita's handed out coupons for free food for the graduates so it was full of new Airmen. The food was good, the staff was friendly, the river view was nice. Not as good as Mi Tierra, but as good as I've had on the RiverWalk. My son thoroughly enjoyed his fajitas after the mess hall food!

Thank TvlGold
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Congrats to your airmen More 

Arlington, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was some of the best guacamole that i have ever had. The margaritas were a good combination of mix to liquor.

Thank _williams8108

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?