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Address: 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
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+1 210-223-3101
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic...

This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's revolving restaurant.

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On a Clear Day ......

We had a beautiful day for a ride in the glass walled elevator. High above San Antonio, you see how vast the city & surrounding area really is. Step down to the outer... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Split, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a beautiful day for a ride in the glass walled elevator. High above San Antonio, you see how vast the city & surrounding area really is. Step down to the outer observation deck to see detailed maps identifying historic & civic buildings. There is a rotating restaurant for an additional opportunity to enjoy the views. Gift shop, restrooms,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So let me preface this by saying I am from Seattle, the home of the Space Needle. The Space Needle was built for the 1962 World's Fair. The Tower of the Americas was built roughly six years later, also for the World's Fair. The two are largely the same, with a rotating restaurant and observation deck. From the observation deck,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went up to the bar area of the Chart House for delicious appetizers during happy hour. The bar is at the top of the Tower of the Americas. We had a beautiful view of the city and we had FREE access to the observation deck. Please note that even though there was gentle breeze at the bottom of the... More 

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Carlisle, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner at the top with another couple. Dinner was good, the views were fantastic. Try to get there before sunset. There were nice fountains around the base of the tower, but I'm not sure what else there is to do.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While there are many many things to do and see in San Antonio you owe it to yourself to visit the Tower of Americas at least one time. It is one of the highest structures in our country and gives you an incredible view of San Antonio. On both occasions we have been there with friends and have enjoyed the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

* Stunning views (dependent on weather) * Super informative and excellent information * Restaurant staff provide fair to good service * Food prices are extortionate - $US55 (plus tip) per person for a steak, side of asparagus, and a glass of wine * Usually long wait for the lift * Don't go at busy times * Park somewhere other than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband took me there once and we loved the panoramic view. After that we went back there with our family more two times. Tower of the Americas is revolving Restaurant. Kids will love it.

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Wellandport, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hoping to see a movie that enlightened us on Texas, we put our money down, and then proceeded to sit through two 4D animated films, meant for children, before the feature came on. The latter may have been 15 minutes in length, at the most? Our tickets included a ride to the top of the tower as well. One of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower gives you a great look on the City of San Antonio, we had reserved for 5.30 for the restaurant (3 adults). It's a great time to visit, you get the best of two different views, daylight and sunset. We started with a bottle of wine at the bar at 4.30 then moved to the restaurant at 5.30. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited this place probably 15-20 times in my life for family events and gatherings with friends. i have never been disappointed with the food, or the service. the prices are a little high, but hey, so is everything else when located in the tourist parts of town no matter where you are in the world....and i have never... More 

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