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Pesca on the River

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212 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2520 (West Crockett Street)
(866) 605-1212
Today
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Incredible food - seafood that is. Their oyster selection will satisfy even the most demanding palates.

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Thank MrRitmo
Bellaire, Texas, United States
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515 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We returned yesterday to this attractive, open and spacious restaurant on the riverwalk. It is part of the Mokara hotel and is one of the most attractive fish & seafood places in downtown San Antonio. The day before, we had a wonderful lunch, Just focusing on appetizers and a wonderful glass of wine, The next day, we returned, hoping to... More 

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Thank Gabriel H
Scottsdale, Arizona
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133 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If the light lunch of refreshing salad with delicately and flavorfully lightly breaded parmesan chicken was any indication of other menu offerings, dining here is a great choice. Not only was the food good, but it can enjoyed overlooking the River under a sun shielding umbrella. Service was acceptable, certainly for a very busy restaurant with a prime sidewalk location.

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Texas
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

location was wonderful and service as well as food delightful. The river is a very busy place for tourist so be prepared for heavy traffic. A great place to have some drinks and people watch.

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Thank PrincessSquirrel
Texas
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72 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We used to eat here when it was Pesca and loved it. Now that it is Ostra we decided to give it a try. We took our party of 7 to Ostra last Saturday night. We had 3 children in our party, ages 12, 11 and 7! The menu was great for the 2 older children, but there wasn't much... More 

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Thank ocimum98
San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Now called Ostra, it is still the best fresh seafood in town. Beautiful selection of oysters and fun to watch the chef serving up at the raw bar. Just a beautiful atmosphere inside and outside. Perfect location on the riverwalk and great service. Love it on a sunny, cloudy or rainy day. Did I mention I love it!?

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Thank Tripn2691
Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

food id good, a bit pricy, good service , if you like Italian food then you should go there

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Thank OHandTH
USA
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Pricey, but the seafood here is great! Definitely recommend getting oysters, and basically any fish. The sides and salads are all great as well. And the margaritas are delish and strong!

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Thank kmf54
Houston, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Staff very helpful. On the river, oyster bar, great wine list and interesting kitchen makes this restaurant one of the must trys on the river.

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Thank Viola L
Desert
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Food was decent. Service was good. Food and drinks were over priced for what you got.

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Thank CatusDuke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2520
    (West Crockett Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (866) 605-1212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?