Restaurants on the San Antonio Riverwalk

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Best San Antonio Riverwalk Restaurants

All of the restaurants on the River Walk offer a unique experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Take a break and soak in the beautiful views while you dine along the world-famous River Walk. Keep in mind that almost all the restaurants on the River Walk offer Texas-sized portions to make sure you and your guests get the most bang for your buck. From fine dining to BBQ, to Tex-Mex, all of the restaurants on the River Walk offer an abundance of choices to suit your taste and budget.

Restaurants on the San Antonio RiverwalkWhether you are dining along the River Walk or Downtown, there is a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. From BBQ to Tex-Mex, Downtown San Antonio offers an abundance of choices to suit your taste and budget. Be sure to enjoy one of the many dining experiences at one of these fine San Antonio River Walk restaurants.

Below is a list of all the restaurants on the River Walk.


Acenar

Cuisine: Contemporary Mexican
Price: $$$$

Lisa Wong (of Rosario’s fame) launches the most innovative contemporary Mexican restaurant and bar on San Antonio’s River Walk. Patrons will enjoy Texas regional Mexican dishes along with tantalizing tastes inspired by the history and heritage of Mexico and Texas.

Barriba Cantina

Cuisine: Contemporary Mexican
Price: $$$$

A new spin on an old tradition awaits you at Barriba Cantina. Barriba Cantina serves fresh Mexican food with a flair.

Bella On the River

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Price: $$$$

Romantic destination with Mediterranean fare, pizza, steaks, wine, live piano jazz & outdoor dining.

Biga on the Banks

Cuisine: American Restaurant
Price:$$$$

In close proximity to San Antonio Riverwalk hotels, as well as the Convention Center, Biga on the Banks is the perfect place to get away and enjoy a different kind of fine dining experience.

Boudro’s Texas Bistro

Cuisine: American Restaurant
Price:$$$$

Boudro’s on the Riverwalk is a Texas bistro that has all the flavors of the regional heritage with a menu full of Texan and Southwest flavors. They specialize in everything from smoked shrimp enchiladas to blackened prime ribs to seafood right out of the Gulf. Las Palapas Mexican Café offers diners a complete menu of original Mexicano comida. It is the best place to find original Mexican food or Texas’ famous blend of Tex-Mex.

Boudro’s is an experience to savor, embracing all the flavor of our regional heritage with a distinctive menu of Texas and southwestern specialties.

Cafe Ole

Cuisine: Mexican Food/Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

The Place to come to satisfy your cravings for delicious Mexican cuisine, the home of the Ultimate Fajita and the 60 oz Margarita. A perfect festive atmosphere!

Casa Rio

Cuisine: Mexican Food/Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

Casa Rio was the first San Antonio business to open its doors to the River and take advantage of the River’s setting. Canoes, gondolas, and paddle boats, evolving into tour and dinner boats, began here and helped create the Riverwalk of today.

Dorrego’s

Cuisine: Varies
Price: $$$$

Among San Antonio’s best dining options, the completely reimagined Dorrego’s restaurant stands out for its exquisite, imaginative menu. Dine on distinctive culinary creations while overlooking the scenic River Walk.

 County Line Bar-B-Q

Cuisine: American/BBQ
Price: $$$$

A great place to enjoy a plate of legendary Texas bar-b-q and an ice-cold beer or margarita. The County Line River Walk features an awesome riverside patio and open-air bar.

Dicks Last Resort

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

Dick’s Last Resort is a small bar and restaurant chain in the United States, known for its intentional employment of an obnoxious staff.

Esquire Tavern

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

Crafted cocktails and fine food. Jeret Pena, our award-winning bartender creates and serves the best cocktails in the City! Our Chef, Brooke Smith has been named one of the upcoming chefs to watch in San Antonio.

Fig Tree Restaurant

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

Whether dining in the cozy interior or on the outdoor villa-style terrace overlooking the San Antonio River, exquisite food and impeccable service are mainstays of the Fig Tree Restaurant.

Hard Rock Cafe

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

Rock ’n’ roll-themed chain with a high-energy vibe serving burgers & American classics. “Remember the Hard Rock!” While we’ve never been under siege like Davy Crockett and his men, we always strive to be memorable here in Texas.

Iron Cactus

Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Price:$$$$

Iron Cactus is one of few award-winning Mexican restaurants in San Antonio and is known for unique tequila-infused creations and over 100 premium tequilas, you can sip or have mixed into margaritas and Mexican martinis.

La Gloria Ice House

Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Price:$$$$

La Gloria means “the heavens”, and our wish is that you experience heaven on earth through dining with us. Remember, “No hace falta morir para llegar a la Gloria.”(“You don’t have to die to go to heaven.”)

Landry’s Seafood Restaurant

Cuisine: Seafood
Price: $$$$

Nestled along the beautiful River Walk in Downtown San Antonio, Landry’s Seafood restaurant is a Texas Gulf Coast legend. A refreshment from Landry’s extensive drink menu is the ideal complement to an evening overlooking the water, and a dinner featuring fresh seafood, succulent steaks, and mouthwatering desserts is the perfect highlight to an exciting day in San Antonio.

Little Rhein Steak House

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

Located in La Villita on the Riverwalk, the Little Rhein Steak House is recognized for its USDA steaks, expansive wine list, and rustic charm. Renowned movie stars, musicians, athletes, political leaders, and local celebrities have relished the Little Rhein dining experience since 1967.

Lone Star Café

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

A Texas-style steakhouse on the River Walk. Take a bite of a 12 oz. Abilene T-Bone and wash it down with buckets of your favorite beer.

Luciano Ristorante Italiano

Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$

The Luciano’s experience—inspired by Nonna Lina & Nonno Salvatore From our complimentary bruschetta to our comfortable family atmosphere, you can see the influence of our loving parents.

Mad Dogs British Pub

Cuisine: British
Price: $$$$

The Pub that thinks it’s a Club. We are located right on the RIVERWALK. Unlike other SAN ANTONIO BARS & CLUBS, MadDogs is an AUTHENTIC BRITISH theme pub.

Mexican Manhattan

Cuisine: Mexican/Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

Nestled in the corner overlooking a junction in the San Antonio River, you’ll find the Mexican Manhattan Restaurant – San Antonio’s finest Mexican food restaurant.

Michelinos

Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$

Casual spot serving classic Italian fare, wine & cocktails, with happy hour & patio dining.

Ocho at Hotel Havana

Cuisine: Pan-Latin
Price: $$$$

Inspired by the union of old and new worlds, Ocho at Hotel Havana offers two unique spaces for dining and drinks on the Museum Reach of the River Walk in San Antonio. Pan-Latin fare, mojitos & old-world charm in a chic riverside restaurant & lounge in Hotel Havana.

Original Mexican Restaurant

Cuisine:Mexican/Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

The Original Mexican Restaurant has been on the River Walk since 1988, making it the third-longest standing Mexican Restaurant on the River Walk.

Paesanos Riverwalk

Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$

A San Antonio icon, Paesanos River Walk is where locals and visitors alike come to kick back, celebrate and enjoy a hearty, Mediterranean-inspired meal. This is an Upscale destination with traditional & contemporary Italian fare, a long wine list & outdoor dining.

Paloma Riverwalk

Cuisine:Mexican/Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

Set on the most charming stretch of the Riverwalk, La Paloma provides indoor and riverside seating, a view of one of the most scenic pedestrian bridges, and the shade of sprawling Cypress and Magnolia trees.

Ostra on the River Walk

Cuisine: Seafood
Price: $$$$

Enjoy exquisite cuisine in a romantic riverfront locale at our signature AAA four-diamond restaurant, recently awarded Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.

Rainforest Cafe

Cuisine: American
Price: $$$$

A Wild Place to Shop and Eat. Part adventure, part restaurant and wholly entertaining for the whole family, the Rainforest Cafe re-creates a tropical rainforest with waterfalls, lush vegetation, and indigenous creatures.

The Republic of Texas Restaurant

Cuisine: Texan (BBQ Tex-Mex & American)
Price: $$$$

The Republic of Texas Restaurant offers a variety of dining experiences to make your visit to San Antonio, Texas a memorable one.  The Republic of Texas Restaurant is open daily, Monday through Sunday. Enjoy a bountiful breakfast along the beautiful San Antonio River with our Six Flags Over Texas Breakfast Menu, our extensive lunch and dinner menu include such items as the Gigantic El Grande Mexican Plate, Half pound burgers, Sizzlin Fajitas, and our colossal 46 oz. Margarita served in a souvenir take-home glass and much…much…more.

Rio Rio Cantina

Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

Every day Rio Rio Cantina is serving Fresh Tex-Mex dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Established in 1989 and located on the San Antonio River Walk, Rio features spacious patios with unbeatable views of the River Walk. Start your day with a hearty Mexican breakfast. Chilaquiles is a popular choice! Breakfast is served until 1 p.m. Rio Rio Cantina’s lunch menu is served until 3 p.m. and features $9.99 daily lunch specials.

Rita’s

Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Price: $$$$

Casual Tex-Mex eatery & bar with margaritas, fajitas, veggie options, river views & mariachi music.

Saltgrass Steak House

Cuisine: American/BBQ
Price: $$$$

For campfire-style Texas fare, head to Saltgrass Steak House – the original Texas Steakhouse serving Certified Angus Beef ® steaks. Entrées include Pat’s Ribeye, Maudeen’s Center Cut Filet, Gulf Coast Steak and Shrimp, Chicken Fried Steak, and BBQ Baby Back Ribs.

Tony Roma’s

Cuisine: American/BBQ
Price: $$$$

Tony Roma’s is a full-service, casual dining family restaurant where you can find premier Ribs and Steaks. We create and serve dishes and spirits that define the Texas version of what craft dining should be. From the décor to the menu, we take pride in being Texan.

Zocca

Cuisine: Italian
Price: $$$$

Join us for authentic dishes that evoke the warm, relaxed hospitality of Italy. Dine al fresco on our riverside patio or relax in our casual, contemporary ristorante.  Benvenuto!

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