We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lone Star Cafe

$$
Downtown
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
237 Losoya On The Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX 78201
210-223-9374
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 379 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 100
    Average
  • 70
    Poor
  • 54
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner and Drinks

My mom, aunt, and I went here in a whim. The menu looked reasonable, and the food sounded appetizing. What we really wanted were margaritas. Our waiter was a bit pushy; when we went to order our food, he kept suggesting hire priced items. "Um...no, I don't want your Texas Bacon Wrap, or your top... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Katy B
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
Add Photo Write a Review

379 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Prices were great. Steaks cooked to order and delicious. The restaurant is upstairs overlooking the river. We ate outside along the railing overlooking the river. Service was excellent. It was the last night we were there and it certainly was a wonderful, memorable place to eat.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

My mom, aunt, and I went here in a whim. The menu looked reasonable, and the food sounded appetizing. What we really wanted were margaritas. Our waiter was a bit pushy; when we went to order our food, he kept suggesting hire priced items. "Um...no, I don't want your Texas Bacon Wrap, or your top fancy steak." It took multiple... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Napoleon, Ohio
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Visited later on a Sunday night. We enjoyed out door seating. I ordered boneless chicken wings. The quality was very good. Good sized portion. Tender chicken. Sauce was good. Wait staff was friendly and prompt.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eugene, Oregon
Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Picked this place on a moments notice . . . . had a great waiter George. I wanted a beerbut it was before noon and he said I had to have fod on the table first before he could serve us. Next thing I know a "small" salad appears with my beer ! ! ! Our lunch came later, and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Barrie, Canada
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I read a lot about this place so it was on my list. Turns out to be mediocre at best...food was good, service, not so good, noisy, crowded, etc. Return? No!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The jalapeno burger was really good, but the busy was ruined when we Sat there and watched a waitress eating like slices out of the huge tray, ducking her fingers in her mouth and then plowing then right back into the lime tray... nasty...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbia, Maryland
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Ate here March 5th with 3 co-workers. We were starving and tired of walking so we ended up here. The weather was cold and at the door they promised us inside seating. We walk up the huge staircase only to be told outside was our only option. Even with the heaters, this was not fun. The service was average at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
austin
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I don't even know where to start. The waiter was a jerk and wasn't even trying to do a good job. Even though there were 7 in our group, we were helpful so that we didn't overwhelm the waiter. We helped pass drinks and plates and we weren't demanding. To start, we ordered 3 margaritas and asked for 2 glasses... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The atmosphere looked enjoyable. Everything else is comparable to an old Bennigans, or a cheaper version of Applebee's. I won't come back just bc the quality of food.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you are absolutely starving and can't carry on for one more step then stop here. Otherwise there is far better food on the riverwalk. Food is mediocre and service is iffy.... Waiter forgot our salads and silverware. Salads we can live without. silverware not so much. It's really too bad because the location is wonderful. C'mon management get it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Lone Star Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Lone Star Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 237 Losoya On The Riverwalk, San Antonio, TX 78201
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 210-223-9374

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lone Star Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?