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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 good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
“nachos” (20 reviews)
“salad” (33 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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21 - 30 of 599 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2018

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 juliejZ4881KW
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
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I think this was the best lunch we had all trip. Had a chicken salad. Very good. We sat outside in March, great view of the riverwalk. And the service was quick and friendly.

Thank Jaimie L
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Very yummy omelet, made to order. delicious fresh ingredients. lots of variety. sort of expensive at 21.00 but includes drink. service wss excellent, and sitting on the patio at waters edge. worth it!!

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Writing this review because, being from Houston, I was looking to explore margaritas while here in SA. So far I have had 4 at different restaurants and bars, and this has been by far the best!!! Not too tangy or sweet, this marg was the...More

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 17 February 2018

it's february but balmy on the river. the birthday continues with the best mexican food and margaritas around. try the street tacos and the prickly pear margarita which is something to write home about. this is a hilton restaurant and either enter from alamo and...More

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I was here for meetings and only ate breakfast here twice, but it was delicious. The servers were great---very helpful and friendly. Their was a wide variety of food, and the buffet price includes drinks.

Thank Joanne S
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, 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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