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Colonial Room Restaurant

204 Alamo Plaza, Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
210-225-6196
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Ranked #49 of 4,123 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Built as an addition to the original hotel and later remodeled by San Antonio architect Atlee B. Ayres in 1912, the Colonial Room Restaurant reflects the prevailing neoclassical style of its time. Decades of elaborate balls and parties have been hosted in this room.Among the celebrities who have dined here are Presidents Grant and McKinley, Robert E. Lee, and French actress Sarah Bernhardt. The Colonial Room Restaurant's famous mango ice cream was served at both of President Clinton’s inaugurations. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Colonial Room Restaurant features a fabulous noontime brunch and traditional entrees such as prime rib au jus and lamb shank with linguini. Don't miss the popular Sunday brunch buffet, which tastes even better at a table in the garden courtyard.
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Austin, TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We had dinner plans so I was disappointed that we couldn't try it in the evening, but it sure looked lovely and romantic. We did have breakfast and the buffet had tons of choices and was really good.

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Kilmarnock, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good grits, bacon, biscuit, and omelet mdse to order. Coffe was excellent, anf the staff never let me see the bottom of my cup.

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Fort Myers
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90 reviews 90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great Friday seafood buffet! Good variety of menu! Great breakfast too! Some events in restaurant like Ghost tour so check with the restaurant.

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Zachary, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

you can can choose from a lavish buffet or order from the menu. Breakfast for two was around $25 ordered from the menu. I chose the Colonial Room breakfast taco and was very pleased. My friend ordered eggs and the French Toast. The coffee cups stayed full and the waitress was very attentive. Make a reservation for breakfast as there... More

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Menger hotel in San Antonio is known for Teddy Roosevelt, but the hotel restaurant is known for the Sunday buffet. Had excellent beef and chicken, my wife had salmon and shrimp. We both had nice vegetables, salads, and dessert (with Mimosas for relaxation). With a senior discount, we enjoyed quite a breakfast/lunch.

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Harker Heights, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Restaurant is great except if you want a good quality steak. Steak dinners go for around $27 and after eating 2 different cuts of steak here, I will NEVER allow myself to be robbed by them again. Also, the chocolate cake was very dry. Everything else my husband and I tried was very good, and the service was PHENOMENAL!! The... More

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San Antonio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The service and quality and selection of food was outstanding! You must try their signature warm bread pudding with rum cream sauce. It is to die for.

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Mesquite, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A great setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Staff friendly and very attentive. Fruits ripe, sausage gravy is devine at breakfast!

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Elkhart, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

During a recent stay at The Menger Hotel, I ate several meals at the Colonial Room. You must try their ice cream! I had the strawberry and it was amazing. Their breakfast buffet was great with plenty of choices including an omelet bar. The oatmeal, bacon and fresh fruit were all delicious. Their crab cakes are the best I've ever... More

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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Restaurant in the Menger Hotel: Our friend recommended we have lunch there, just up from the River Walk, near the River Center Mall and just down the street from the Alamo. The Lunch Buffet was excellent from the salad course through dessert and the best cup of coffee I have had in San Antonio. The buffet is all inclusive... More

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Address: 204 Alamo Plaza, Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210-225-6196
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown

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