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Pesca on the River

212 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
(866) 605-1212
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Ranked #729 of 4,043 restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: West Crockett Street
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English first
Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

location was wonderful and service as well as food delightful. The river is a very busy place for tourist so be prepared for heavy traffic. A great place to have some drinks and people watch.

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Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We used to eat here when it was Pesca and loved it. Now that it is Ostra we decided to give it a try. We took our party of 7 to Ostra last Saturday night. We had 3 children in our party, ages 12, 11 and 7! The menu was great for the 2 older children, but there wasn't much... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Now called Ostra, it is still the best fresh seafood in town. Beautiful selection of oysters and fun to watch the chef serving up at the raw bar. Just a beautiful atmosphere inside and outside. Perfect location on the riverwalk and great service. Love it on a sunny, cloudy or rainy day. Did I mention I love it!?

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

food id good, a bit pricy, good service , if you like Italian food then you should go there

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USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Pricey, but the seafood here is great! Definitely recommend getting oysters, and basically any fish. The sides and salads are all great as well. And the margaritas are delish and strong!

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Staff very helpful. On the river, oyster bar, great wine list and interesting kitchen makes this restaurant one of the must trys on the river.

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Desert
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Food was decent. Service was good. Food and drinks were over priced for what you got.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011 via mobile

Awful experience. The food was great, but the service is a travesty to mankind. It's not that the wait staff does not try, they just have no training, no leadership, and nobody in charge. Very pathetic showing by the management. They will be managing a Denny's soon, and will probably get fired for their apathetic , pompous, and callous attitude... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

We went for dinner but asked for our check after the appetizers showed up. We ordered some calamari and the tuna tartare and a couple of cocktails. There were four small bites of calamari for 13 dollars and two spoonfuls of mediocre tuna in the tartare appetizer for 16 dollars. My margarita was 13 dollars and my wife's raspberry mojito... More

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Las Vegas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

Ostra is located in a very picturesque and quiet area of the Riverwalk. We had lunch there which was very good. We were so impressed with the view and the atmosphere (and the food) that we went back again for their breakfast on a Saturday morning when they offer a buffet. This was our favorite restaurant (though we didn't get... More

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