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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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Midwest
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a great late night meal here. The patio was open and the ambience was perfect with the lighting. It's on the Riverwalk so enjoy the sights. Our server was amazing! Very attentive and knowledgeable. I highly recommend the chicken bacon mac and cheese! Go and enjoy!

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Thank cdog612
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sevice From Ms. SHEILA I enjoyed my omelette and my server was excellent , she kept my coffee full, and my birthday meal was great! Thank you, Chan McDougle, LVN, MAA

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Illinois
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Hilton, which this restaurant along with two others is on the bottom floor of. The River's Edge has a great breakfast buffet in the mornings but especially on Sunday. It is one of the few places right on the River Walk that has breakfast. The best experience we had here was when we stopped in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had dinner here over the Thanksgiving weekend. We were able to walk up and get a table outside without waiting. It is really nice to dine by the river, and the service was very good. The food was somewhat of a disappointment though. It is average at best. We had the three course meal, which was very reasonably priced... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed a good meal at this beatifull place by the river. The service was really attentive. This is a perfect location for couples and others who want to enjoy a nice meal at a great place. It is highly recommended!

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Houston, Texas
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108 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for the holiday parade that goes down the Riverwalk and were told that the only way we could eat there was to pay an outrageous fee to eat a price-fixe menu that was a chicken dish. I didn't come to San Antonio to eat chicken. I has seen there menu on the internet and it looked very... More 

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Thank Texasstarr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the Hilton for the week and had daily breakfast with Olga the smiling chef at the Omlette bar who made each morning spectacular, not just with the fresh omelette and fresh ingredients but with a smile and friendly demeanor. The buffet is fresh, varied and worth it! I sampled a half dozen dinner menu items and each... More 

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New Jersey
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136 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a light dinner and a drink winding down our last day on Riverwalk...It was nice outside on the first full night the Christmas lights were lit on the river...the crowds were out in force...this place not as crowded as we expected given the crowds on the Riverwalk...we sat at a high top table outside...Friendly server, decent... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the edge of the River Walk, at the bottom of the Hilton, The River's Edge really did a great job for us! We had a decent group that was accommodated easily by the staff. The atmosphere is wonderful, right on the edge of the river. The food really did meet the standards of a diverse group, and the... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went around 5:30 pm on Sunday night last weekend to meet two friends for a drink, but we were going to be a complicated group since more people would be joining us for drinks and dinner over the next three hours. By 8:30 there were about 13 of us and we had a great time. Our waitress Melissa P.... More 

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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, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?