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430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629 (Downtown)
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Ranked #296 of 4,136 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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San Antonio, TX
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

San Antonio is famous for it's style of Mexican food. There are many out standing places to eat around the city. For the visitor who is here for a short stay this would be a good place to start. Because it's on the river expect some delays and the staff is sometimes slow. If your driving it has a small... More 

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Newtown PA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed this place. Tasty snacks and very good Mexican food in a nice atmosphere. Staff was wonderful and fun and we enjoyed the good natured Texas bragging. Well worth a visit.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Typical Mexican place, with a longer than average wait. Views from eating along the river cant be beat. Portions were smaller than I usually see at Mexican restaurants, however the price was also smaller, so its a wash. I would eat here If the wait were 20 min or less.. Decent service, they do know how to move tables.

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Semmes, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Casa Rio restaurant in San Antonio was great dining experience. We had the opportunity to eat there while touring the River Walk and were not disappointed. The servings were generous and tasty. We ate fajitas with all the trimmings and found them to be very good. The wait staff and general appearance of the restaurant were also very good.... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

The whole experience was unpleasant. There was a wait for the table in the middle of the afternoon. Once seated, the waiter was very slow, and halfway through the meal, began flirting with the women at a table across from us while the dirty dishes piled up. The food was also bland and the presentation of the food was downright... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When I still lived in Texas, this was definitely one of my go-to spots. The atmosphere is lovely, the staff has always been friendly, and the food has always been well-prepared and tasty!! If you are looking for "original" Tex-Mex, without "frills" or fuss, this is the place for you! The recipes they use are simple and authentic, and are... More 

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Monroe, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The hostess should probably learn to smile but our waiter was great! They have mariachi singers that come by and will play for you for $10 or you can just take a pic with them for free. :) I had soft tacos and mexican rice and was STUFFED! I thought it was very good but not the best I've ever... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

it's a very nice place to sit outside on the river and enjoy the view. the inside is very loud and the food is just ok, nothing special. the service was good. I expected better Mexican food in San Antonio.

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Tampa, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a very fun restaurant located along San Antonio's River Walk. Our table was right on the river's edge. We actually fed the ducks from our table. The food was pretty good, maybe a little pricy, but what a great place to eat.

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant is right on the riverwalk with a good view of everything. The Mexican food is very good. Fajitas and carne Quesada are my favs. The margaritas are delicious.

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Additional Information about Casa Rio

Address: 430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629
Phone Number: 210-225-6718
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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