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430 E. Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629 (Downtown)
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Ranked #309 of 4,155 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I've been coming to Casa Rio literally all of my life. Four generations of my family love the original River Walk cuisine. Their salsa made with fresh tomatoes, is the best anywhere. It's a wonderful family experience if you love Tex-Mex!

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Algona, Iowa
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We have visited this restaurant every time we come to San Antonio. The food is very good and our waiter was very personable. It is along the river walk so also a nice atmosphere.

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Austin, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We were walking along the riverwalk and decided to have a snack, this was great. The margarita was good and the snack sampler plate was also good. I'd like to return to actually have dinner.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a good dinner at Casa Rio. We sat right along the river after a short wait. It was entertaining to watch the boats and the ducks in the water. The waiter was attentive. The food was ok, not great. And you can't beat the price for dinner.

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Nashville, Tennessee
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The salsa is amazing! The food is average. It tastes like Mexican Food I get at home. We sat right next to the water and enjoyed the passing boats. The price is good for the value of food.

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new orleans
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

What can I say! Bad food, bad service, bad lighting, the only restaurant on the river on a very chilly evening without heaters.... OK, what was redeeming? Maybe the salsa. It was spicy and seemed to be homemade, but we had to ask for more (a table of eight and we ran out almost immediately). Did I forget to tell... More 

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Kansas, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We all enjoyed everything we ate at Casa Rio. Delicious and fresh tasting salsa, rice, etc. There wasn't an item we had that our family of 6 didn't like. Kinda weird you have to pay for chips after the first set (even though we got an appetizer of queso that only came with a handful of chips, but ok.) I... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Excellent food, best chili relleno I've ever had. A little crowded in the evening, and could get loud, but that just added to the authenticity. Was in San Antonio for a convention and ate there 2x.

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Houston, Texas
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93 reviews 93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a classic restaurant on the river walk that almost everyone has been to. I will say I have gotten food poisoning here as have some of my friends. I have been back since and had no issues but just something to be careful of. They have great rooms upstairs for hosting events but my favorite is to sit... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The food was fresh and very well seasoned. I ordered the fajitas combo and I expected a sizzling platter but it came on a plate and only warm not hot. They have strolling Mariachis' that charge $10 per song, but they are good...The service was also very fast and the quantity of food received was enough to take home...

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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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