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Original Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Downtown
Mexican, Southwestern
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528 River WALK St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
+1 210-224-9951
Today
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Orlando
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in town for a conference so we needed something to go. When we called although they said they normally do not do that that made an exception and we were so happy that they did. We had the San Antonia Fiesta and Flauta Platter and we were not disappointed at all. We hope to go again before leaving... More 

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Thank gshoemate
houston
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nachos and Margaritas are always fun when sitting by the river and watching people and boats go by.!

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Thank HoustonWolfpack
Tehachapi, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's nothing original about it. The taco shells seemed like box taco shells, the chips seemed like they came from a bag. The tacos were so greasy. The only good thing we had from there was the queso. Totally bummed! :(

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Thank 646jenniferu
Lansing, Michigan
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never had anything so tasteless. I'm sure the beans had extra water to them to stretch it out. Two small enchiladas and rice but it all tasted the same. My son had the chimi and I've never seen him leave half the food on his plate. Long time for service

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Thank Meme2314
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We left our hotel and began walking down the river walk around 815 pm. It was a Friday night and we had not made reservations anywhere. We stopped at other places but there were crazy waiting times. We came up to the hostess stand and she said she could seat us right away inside. We ordered a chimichanga and combo... More 

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Thank Jeri S
CENTENNIAL
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location right in the heart of a busy section of the River Walk. Our waitress was new and actually unfamiliar with the menu. Service was quick. We had the Grande Burrito and the Chimichanga. Both were huge and would satisfy even the biggest of appetites. The quality was good but nothing to write home about. The margaritas were marginal.... More 

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Thank PETER B
Freelton, Ontario
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182 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Happy hour so good top shelf margaritas (we had two each) along with a chicken and a beef taco salad both served in a taco bowl with sour cream and guacamole . Service quick and informative and quick. A great experience all round

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Thank Doug G
Durham, North Carolina
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This food was very good, filling portion size and fairly inexpensive. The staff was very friendly and the service was quick.

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Thank cpeach13
Lockport, United States
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a very busy part of the River Walk so you could miss it if not paying attention. The food wasn't that good but the service was great!

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Thank Lisa B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't care for the chicken fajitas & I said said I didn't want the peppers but still wanted onion- I got neither. My husband liked his steak fajitas. I feel like quality weighs more than quantity, so although it wasn't terrible, I would not go back. I do think they have a great spot with lots of ducks along... More 

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Thank RCK693

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 River WALK St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2632
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-9951

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?