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Bella On The River

106 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-404-2355
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (95 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
106 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here didn't expect to get a table, but they worked with us and got a table for us right on off the river! We had carpaccio, kale salad, fenel salad, strip steak and pei mussels, all amazing and well prepared. The steak and...More

Thank Josephine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There restaurant was small and lovely. I had the strip loin, which was fantastic and my wife had the pasta Bella, which was also fantastic. It reminded us of our vacation in Italy, eating in a small family restaurant with excellent food.

Thank Jasosmit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. Sat on the river with my girlfriend and had a spectacular night. Our waitress was amazing and so were the others that came around to see how we were doing. Management was amazing, and the food was excellent

Thank doofevoli
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We were two couples at dinner in Bella Restaurant that had a very nice dinner. Our waiter was knowledgeable and explained the menu well also changed some items that would suit our palate. We had a lovely everning. We chose to sit inside the restaurant...More

Thank NYtraveler42
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We had a superb dinner at Bella. We had steaks they were fantastic! We had one desert, the pistachio cake, it was ok but not great.

Thank dancestop
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I had ordered chicken Matone. I loved it. Great service and great food. Would totally recommend for a romantic date.

Thank Sapana p
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This is in my top 3 favorite restaurants. The meal was delicious. Scallops were to die for in my dish. Eggplant Josephine appetizer was also yummy. Our service was excellent and Nathan did just as we wanted and spread our courses out for a wonderful...More

Thank Ljones0907
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Meal was perfectly timed between courses. Service was top notch. Food was excellent. Would definitely recommend for entertaining. Very welcoming atmosphere too.

Thank jennylou88
Reviewed June 2, 2017

My husband and I had a fabulous anniversary dinner here this week. We changed our reservations at the last minute and the owner and host, David, was very accommodating and welcoming upon our arrival. Our server, Gloria, was outstanding and provided excellent menu recommendations. Throughout...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed May 31, 2017

This place is so great! Delicious food and wne! Servers so kind and helpful. Eggplant Josephine- to die for- would love the recipe!

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March 11, 2017|
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Response from solcito_cr | Reviewed this property |
No elevator on site. however, they have tables on the sidewalk, at Riverwalk level. We visited in January and it was a bit chilly, even with torches on. We eat inside (upstairs) Wonderful place!
Sheila R
July 30, 2016|
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Response from mermaid939 | Reviewed this property |
They have a separate gluten free menu. Food is delicious.
Belinda M
June 23, 2016|
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Response from mroyse | Reviewed this property |
5 minute walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 River Walk St, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Formerly Dolores del Rio Ristorante)
    (St Mary)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-404-2355
We are local and independently owned and feature Southern European, mostly Mediterranean food. Chef Sean Fletcher leads the kitchen crew and with Sous Chef Anthony Grabda has established an outstanding menu focused on creativity, balance, quality, and value. Our small and intimate dining room and wine bar is one of the most unique and special places on the River Walk, San Antonio, Texas, the United States, and maybe the World. It's literally like walking up off the River Walk into a small Spanish bistro or Italian grotto with its natural limestone rock walls, candle-lit tables, and its cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Our professional and friendly staff will always treat you with a 'We Are Glad You're Here" attitude. We are proud to be the 2016 San Antonio Express News Critics' Choice for The Best River Walk Dining! Please join us for dinner.
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