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Casa Rio

430 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2629 (Downtown)
210-225-6718
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Ranked #284 of 4,104 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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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
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We have a large business dinner here while at a conference in San Antonio and was VERY disappointed in the Casa Rio. The food was average at best. The service was GREAT, but with such bland and per-processed food it was not enough to make up for the food. We did not have drinks here, but with such poor food,... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

The place is huge , but well located. The food was very good and reasonably priced. The Margaritas lacked authentic flavor and were probably pre -mixed. I had to ask for an extra shot of Tequila Reposado in order to fixed the drink. The carne asada and the tamale was very good , but the fried beans could be improved... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Casa Rio is located on San Antonio's riverwalk with seating at street level and river side. Waited longer than I liked for the waitress, but after taking our orders everything moved along nicjely. I ordered 2 entrees, tamales and enchiladas. The tamales were terrific as was the queso, and a spicy salsa. Other than that, I would rate everything average.

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Overall price and food was ok. The refried beans however, could've used some taste. Not a bad place, located right by the river. I did go during the week so the place was not as busy. We did get good and fast service. I had the vegetarian enchiladas which was good. The price is alright for being in that area.... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you are walking, head south on the river walk and exit at Cesar Chavez. Head to your left and you will find El Mirador near the corner of St Marys. Rosarios is in the next block on South Alamo. You will thereby avoid disappointment.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

THE Riverwalk destination. Every other picture includes the umbrellas from Casa Rio. Go there if you want an authentic San Antonio experience.

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San Antonio, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Casa Rio is a well established old favorite for Mexican fare. Not only is the food good, but you can dine inside, outside, or...on a barge in the San Antonio river & take in the sites while you are told history, facts, and some local lore. Great experience and all on shore envy you. Visit here. Easy access from the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

They have some of the best Mexican food on the River Walk. Even if it's really crowded, the food is served pretty quickly. If we're on the River Walk and want Mexican food, this is always where we eat. You can eat inside or outside (this is the place on the postcards, with the colorful umbrellas).

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a great location, but their food and drinks are seriously lacking. As one of the Riverwalk barge tour guides said as they were passing this restaurant, "This is the oldest restaurant on the Riverwalk, but not the best."

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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Get there early for lunch or have a mid-afternoon early dinner to avoid heavy crowds if you want to sit along the Riverwalk. Good tex-mex food and a really good price considering the location.

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