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The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar

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Downtown
Mexican, American, Coffee Shop
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200 S Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 270-0786
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6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Relax and enjoy a meal or drinks at The River's Edge Cafe and Patio Bar...
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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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Solid meal, great service

We had a wonderful named Shannon. The food was very good, with generous servings. My shrimp scampi was enjoyable. People-watching was also great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Kim J
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Cambridge, Maryland
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Sugar Land, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I proposed to my girlfriend and afterwards had a dinner set up for me at the river's edge. They had a table set up for me in the corner which was decorated for my occasion. Shannon our server was exceptional and she made us feel like VIP's. The food was also delicious. I would highly recommend the services of this... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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197 reviews 197 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

While vacation for a week in San Antonio we discovered many great places to eat. However, none were as good as the River's Edge and the service provided by Shannon on Thursday, May 14th. We enjoyed being seated at a high top table on the patio which was comfortable and perfect. We ordered the Mac & Cheese dish to share... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had the rotisserie chicken. It was good. Service was friendly. Typical hotel setup. They do have inside and outside dining. So if you are tired of fighting the birds, inside atmosphere is nice and open.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I stayed for a week at the Hilton Palacio del Rio for a conference. I ate most of my meals there, so I pretty much tried everything on the menu. The selections are good and the portions more than expected. Every one of the staff went out of their way to take care of me. Shannon had made me feel... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a very enjoyable late supper one evening and were quite taken by the charming, efficient manner of our server, Uriel Murillo. He was very helpful with suggestions, even helped me choose a Texas wine which was so nice because I really wanted to try one and didn't have a clue! As a matter of fact, we had such... More 

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Cambridge, Maryland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a wonderful named Shannon. The food was very good, with generous servings. My shrimp scampi was enjoyable. People-watching was also great.

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Zain B, Public Relations Manager at The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar, responded to this review

Dear Kim J., We are so glad you stopped by our restaurant and had a great time! Shannon is truly one of our most valued team members. Her ability to make each guest feel at home and fulfill your needs before you even realize them make her one of the best. Also, our Executive Chef and his team do a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great staff. Luis was very attentive, but still let us enjoy our time alone. I wish I could remember the names of the rest of the staff last night. Luis was our primary waiter, but the entire staff saw to our needs anytime they walked by. They engaged in casual conversation, but also took care of a full house of... More 

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Zain B, Public Relations Manager at The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar, responded to this review

Dear Charles W., We are so glad you an opportunity to experience our restaurant. Our goal is to provide unbeatable service and top-notch quality, just as you experienced. Luis, just as the rest of our team, does an amazing job of making each guest feel at home and like part of our family. Your compliments will be shared with our... More 

Lombard, Illinois
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632 reviews 632 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I ate here twice on a recent business trip to San Antonio. The food was very good. But what set this place apart was the service. The waiter, I think his name was Uriel, was one of the best that I have encountered. It's nice to get really good service. He earned an extra star on his own.

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Zain B, Public Relations Manager at The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar, responded to this review

Dear RovingCOO, Thank you for taking the time to review your multiple experiences at our restaurant. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed each dining experience with us, as our team is always looking to provide you with unbeatable service and a memorable meal. Uriel is a valued team member, and your compliments of him further reinforce his many... More 

in NH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stopped by for a quick appetizer and drinks. The wait staff was attentive. Drinks delicious. Nice tables on the river walk. Reasonably priced.

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Zain B, Public Relations Manager at The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar, responded to this review

Dear KerininNH, We are so glad you had a chance to stop by our restaurant! Our team does an amazing job of making guests feel at home, and we can see they did just that during your visit. Our service, food quality and location all combine to provide an unbeatable River Walk experience, as you witnessed. We hope to see... More 

Memphis, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The fish tacos have Greek sauce, whereas I'm used to spicy aioli. The coconut shrimp are not crunchy, are overdone, and are too sweet.

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Zain B, Public Relations Manager at The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar, responded to this review

Dear Jessica K., Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Your feedback will help our culinary team to ensure each dish is cooked to perfection and will exceed the expectation of our guests. We hope you will give us another chance to make it right, the next time you are in the area. Best regards, Zain B. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 S Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (210) 270-0786

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Coffee Shop

Description

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 12:00 am

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