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The River's Edge Cafe + Patio Bar

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$$ - $$$
Downtown
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200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3213
+1 210-270-0786
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Apollo Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yikes! Expect to pay high city hotel food prices for middling fare. There are simply too many choices nearby to consider "eating in." Yeah, the staff was pleasant, but the food...we ate there only once and vowed to spend our money elsewhere...was decidedly average. Throw in high prices and there are just better options with better food.

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Thank Charles N
Oregon
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had read good reviews about the River's Edge Café, so made plans to stop by there during my stay in the area. We had a nice stroll along the Riverwalk, and found the restaurant relatively easily. We chose to sit inside (we're from a much drier climate, so the humidity of the Riverwalk was getting to us). Service was... More 

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Thank Amy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, clean, friendly restaurant! The bartender John was amazing and you can't beat the Mac and Cheese! I will go back!!!

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Thank Stephanie R
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, view and location were great. The wait staff was exceptionally friendly and attentive. Thanks Alexia and Jose for making it a great night! My sister and I will definitely be back!

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Thank 1Beachluvr
Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the breakfast buffet that is offered each morning. Excellent selection including omelettes cooked to order. The bread pudding was delicious. Nice outdoor or indoor seating along the River Walk. A bit pricey but worth it if you come with a big appetite.

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Thank Domer90mom
Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

John Touchet was tremendous and made us a wonderful spicy margarita and recommended the chicken fajitas and they were great. Highly recommend. We will be back.

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Thank jdb99999
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. The service was awesome!!! Shannon was so helpful and amazing!!!!! Beautiful restaurant,staff are all friendly, respectful and always making sure that you have everything u need.

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Thank Kathryn M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us wandered the River walk until inspiration struck. mexican menu was the answer! According to the staff, the Iron Cactus has only been open 6 weeks when we were there 2 Sep 06. The staff was very attentive without being annoying or obtrusive. We spent quite a long time visiting. We are 2 couples who had not seen... More 

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Thank Roger P
Ingleside, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had a late lunch at your Riverwalk location. Ms.Shelia was our waitress, the service she provided was outstanding. She was extremely friendly and we felt very welcome and were taken good care of. However, I wish they would bring the tiramisu back!!!

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Thank pattylou12
San Antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, excellent food.. Best server, thank you Hector for doing an excellent job of taking care of the 15+ and going above for our party.

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Thank Maria S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Bar, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-270-0786
Description
Relax and enjoy a meal or drinks at The River's Edge Cafe and Patio Bar. Where each guest is treated as family and served a superior product sourced from local farms whenever possible. As an approved site for Culinary Institute of America Externs, we support next generation culinary artists, strive to maintain the highest standards of service. We hope you enjoy our food and hospitality!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?