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Rita's on the River

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
+1 210-227-7482
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (120 reviews)
“margarita's” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had street tacos. They were average. The waiter didn't refill salsa. He had to be asked twice to bring some salsa with the meal (by two people) and only brought a small bowl. He had to be asked to bring napkins and silverware. We...More

Thank nbw791
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback about your dining experience. Can you email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com with your servers name

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Met with some American friends for dinner. Authentic Mex-Tex, great food good service and wandering Mariachi musicians mounted to a good night all round.

Thank greekirelander
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Tex-Mex food on the River Walk! This is the only place I’ve ever seen a frozen margarita with a Big Red soda in it, and it was amazing. Every place should serve these! Everyone enjoyed their meal and the service was great. Not the...More

Thank Kelli A
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You had one of the best margaritas and my favorite. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Foods very good came in twice while visiting river walk. The only down fall is the pigeons were allowed inside the restaurant.

Thank TJR1960
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in. We do try and keep the pigeons out but with all the doors open and the garage by the bar they tend to out smart us

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off ...they have the BEST BIG RED Margarita ever!!!! There nachos with chicken & beef fajitas are great when you want a lil something to eat. Too much walking in San Antonio to eat heavy. They even opened early for my husband and I!!...More

Thank Naranjo7416
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Love the Big Red margarita. Thank you for stopping in and we look forward to having you dine again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average restaurant to eat. Its ALL tourist attraction and ok place for food, my pick if you are on the river walk. I would recommend seating inside as too many people are walking by for patio seating, UNLESS you like that kind of stuff, then...More

Thank Curtis J
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Curtis thank you for stopping in and providing feedback about your dining experience

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and margaritas. Good portions and excellent taste. Unlimited naches. In hot days the restaurant outside area is really hot.

Thank KarenRodz
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Margaritas and great food on the riverwalk. Best way to spend your afternoon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family time with a 2 year old. Was very pleasant and good service. Food was great and you get plenty for your dollars

Thank caredfish
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are pleased that the family enjoyed their experienced

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an unplanned Memorial day weekend lunch by the river. Pros: Food was good and so was the view of the river. The Margaritas were huge which made the ambience better - we enjoyed the time spent at the restaurant Cons: The kitchen was...More

Thank dhakuria
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in on such a busy weekend. We look forward to serving you again when your in the area

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday evening visit to Rita's, expected a long wait nicely surprised only 15 minute wait. Not as crowded as expected. Service was awful. We had some questions about food prep due to food allergies. Waiter unable to answer questions he did go to the kitchen...More

Thank chan c
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

At Ritas we strive to provide great TexMex with a wonderful dining experience. We would like to look further into this if you can email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com

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Questions & Answers
JF
18 December 2017|
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Response from Ritas T | Property representative |
We are closed on Christmas Eve to allow our staff time with family.
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Robin P
25 December 2016|
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Response from photojohn | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but I would think all of the restaurants on the river would be open for business.
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Mister V
16 September 2016|
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Outside and indoor seating open to everyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-227-7482
  • E-mail
Description
Delicious Tex-Mex is only the beginning! From wonderful sizzling fajitas to world-famous margaritas and plenty of other options, Rita's on the River has become popular on the River Walk as the place "Where we take our friends from out of town." Complete with live mariachis, indoor and patio seating along the river, we serve up delicious local favorites. We are located only three blocks from the Alamo and offer stairs and an elevator to assist you from the street level down to the river level. Bring the whole family and enjoy the complete Tex-Mex River Walk experience at Rita's on the River!
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