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Located on the south bank of the San Antonio River, La Villita was one of San Antonio’s first neighborhoods. In 1939, as ground broke on the San Antonio River Walk development, city official led by Mayor Maury Maverick acted to preserve this...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2908
Downtown
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+1 210-207-8614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was nicely surprised by La Villita just 5 min from the riverwalk. Very old village full of art shops, some more interesting than others, but characterized by super friendly people! There was almost nobody there when I went and the shop keepers were all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Villita is an extremely unique location along the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Upon visiting, I wondered why it looked familiar - and then was told that it was in a scene from the movie Miss Congeniality. It is extremely beautiful and we ended up...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous Spanish church lies here and you should definitely enjoy this culturally rich setting. Take a camera!

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice shops and restaraunts. Nice variety of foods and types of items available - right on the River Walk.

Thank TIMOTHY H
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Seeing this part of San Antonio was nice. There was barely anyone there, and it was nice to take in the history of the area as well as the shops. Highly recommend

Thank Jake D
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I love shopping in the little shops and boutiques in La Villita, though I feel like they’ve become more and more expensive and exclusive over the years. We visited last week on a Monday afternoon and several of the shops weren’t open, and a few...More

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Most of the shops open at 10:00AM. It’s a nice stroll through a little picturesque village of shops, galleries and cafes. It’s not an over the top shopping experience but more laid back which makes it a great stop. Our hotel was just a short...More

Thank hellogoodbye_7
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were hoping to find some art and nice gifts. Some stores weren’t open.... The stores that were open had nice shopkeepers though!

Thank Tileman1213
Reviewed June 18, 2018

such an amazingly sweet area. So quaint and charming, filled with lots of history and fun. Wonderful

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed June 10, 2018

We visited La Villita while in San Antonio. There are many historic houses that now contain trendy shops and a few restaurants. If you are in the area, go to the Copper Gallery at La Villita. Their work is Amazing and worth the trip just...More

Thank TooOldtoRun
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I thought it was a series they had during the season
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Response from maggiet0813 | Reviewed this property |
Both are along the Riverealk so a stroll southward from the hotel will get you to La Villita. Approximately 10-15 minutes unless you stop for beverages along the way! Per other response Boudros does have delicious... More
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