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Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina

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910 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-223-1806
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food is good but way too noisy for conversation with friends. Like the salsa. Parking is difficult as it is a very busy place usually. Overrated by others, in my opinion.

Thank cerrycel
State College, Pennsylvania
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate here 6 years ago when we were in SA and we fell in love with the food, especially the salsa. We had to return and it did not disappoint. My husband craves the salsa and the fresh margaritas. The food was authentic and very filling. You need to stop and have a try.

Thank Cruisingrace
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Shrimp tacos, oh my gosh, to die for! Chips were warm and crisp, salsa fabulous, and our server, Jose, was truly on top of his game! Love this place! We will definitely return!!

Thank Mary P
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice atmosphere and festive.... Only downfall was the walk to find the restroom, so glad I was sober! LOL They had a great trio playing music. Food we had fajitas at the reception in the banquet side it was good.

Thank Lovey602
Dallas, Texas
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106 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been coming to Rosario's since my law school days in the '80's when it was a new and not well-known little spot. This was the first time I'd taken my husband and it had been some years since I'd been in town, so I had my fingers crossed it would still be as good. Wish granted! Happy hour frozen... More 

Thank tcut
RosariosMgr, Manager at Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina, responded to this review

Hi! I am so glad to hear your experience lived up to the your past experiences here. Probably in the old location too. Hopefully we will become one of your regular dining spots once again. Thank you! More 

Melbourne, Florida
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The wifey and I came here because the resort we stayed at a couple blocks away recommended this place. The wifey is vegan and she said that her dinner was the best mexican dinner she's ever had. The salsa with the chips was unlike any salsa we've ever had and was very delicious. The waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable... More 

Thank Bob S
Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We discovered this place by accident. We had driven past it before and decided what the heck. We had eaten at a much more famous place by the Mercado the night before so we had that fresh in our minds to compare it to. And now we won't go back to the other place when we visit SA. Everything tasted... More 

Thank Theroger
RosariosMgr, Manager at Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina, responded to this review

Hi "Theroger" Happy to hear you had a chance to venture off the Riverwalk and main downtown areas to discover us in Southtown! Hope to see you next time you are in San Antonio. Thanks for dining with us. More 

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After jumping off our 'hop on hop off tour bus' to see the Tower of the Americas, the driver recommended this place to grab some great Mexican. It totally delivered! We ordered the ceviche and fajitas to share between two and it was more than plenty! Margaritas on the rocks had the right amount of kick and service was super... More 

Thank chantelle p
San Francisco, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great waiter! He was friendly and kept our water glasses filled! I think his name was "Bill". We heard the chips were good from other reviews. The first basket was just so-so, but the second basket was really good - not sure why - maybe they were fresher? Food was OK - we never found any... More 

Thank kc1wong
Panama City, FL
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Before I get into the heart of my review, let me first say that I am not a negative person. I try to find the positive in everything. However, my visit on New Years Day to Rosario's was subpar. So far subpar that I'd give it negative five stars, if that were an option. To begin, we had to circle... More 

Thank 569HB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-223-1806
Rosario's Mexican Cafe y Cantina serves up traditional South-of-the Border specialties in a contemporary setting. It has consistently been voted Best Mexican Restaurant in San Antonio by local food critics. Come see us soon!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?