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The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar

200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3213
+1 210-270-0786
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
“nachos” (19 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3213
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to this place from Riverwalk looking for a breakfast place. Went in and our waitress, Shannon explained all the options on the buffet. Most of our group opted for buffet and a few order off the menu. Everything was excellent and service was...More

Thank DebS20181313
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had lunch here and chosen the chicken with mash and vegetables. It's at the bottom of the Hilton Hotel and next to the River Walk. Great service, lovely food, strong margarita, all whilst watching people stroll by in the beautiful weather.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the Hilton, I had breakfast each morning in the restaurant right on the river walk. The buffet was large and varied with an omelet station where you could also pancakes and waffles. Everything was fresh and delicious. The sweet rolls and muffins...More

Thank Micky O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have already mentioned this restaurant though not by name. It is the primary and indeed only in house dining facility in a 4 star hotel; the Hilton Palacio. The food is of very average quality for a hotel of this standing. Probably the only...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great. We ordered the chicken quesidilla and the margherita flatbread... sooo good! We went during happy hour and got frozen margaritas for $4.50. I woild highly recommend this place to anyone!

Thank Jacqui H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The River's Edge is a great place to get together with inside and outside seating. We had breakfast there every morning. The buffet is large and well stocked. The hot items change daily, which is nice. There is also an omelet station with lots of...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 25 March 2018

During our many visits to the River Walk, The River’s Edge is our primary destination. Food, drink, ambience are number one. However, our server and now friend Shannon is really the reason for our repetitive visits. Efficient, kind, friendly, Shannon makes the experience all worthwhile....More

1  Thank JP53vintage
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by after a dinner with friends elsewhere to have coffee and dessert. Coffee was free with any dessert order. The dessert was a chocolate banana cake - it was fine but I probably wouldn’t order it again. The coffee, however was really delicious! The...More

Thank Jacquie D
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Vegetarian friendly food, with a lovely vegetarian burger, definitely recommend as well as the Mexican Chocolate Mousse. Sit outside if possible to enjoy people watching.

Thank LadyPerrin
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This was a great buffet. The food was excellent. It had any type of Breakfadt food you might want to eat. The food that should be warm was actually warm. That is not always true of buffets. The coffee was wonderful. I would highly reccomend...More

Thank carpitt
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Yvonne G
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Sorry I'm late with answer. I believe I saw a dog on patio. Call and ask!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-270-0786
Relax and enjoy a meal or drinks at The River's Edge Cafe and Patio Bar. Where each guest is treated as family and served a superior product sourced from local farms whenever possible. As an approved site for Culinary Institute of America Externs, we support next generation culinary artists, strive to maintain the highest standards of service. We hope you enjoy our food and hospitality!
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