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“So disappointing”
Review of Rio Rio

Rio Rio
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Ranked #685 of 4,671 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: This is where the San Antonio River Walk turns up the heat on Mexican food. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night tacos, Rio Rio Cantina will indulge your cravings with a fiesta of flavors. Our fresh Tex-Mex recipes with ingredients from farm-to-table and our homemade flour tortillas bring the taste of Mexico across the border to you. Happy Hour daily 3 - 6 p.M. And 9 p.M. - 11 P.M.
Tampa, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“So disappointing”
Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

How do you go wrong with Mexican food on the Riverwalk? Well, easily if you go to Rio Rio. I was seated quickly and host is personable. Skinny margarita was ok. Food was worse than I make at home...I can't cook! Mine was cold, sent back and instead of fresh food, got same plate that was barely reheated. Looked and tasted like cheezWhiz on my enchilada. Very overpriced too. Try somewhere else

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Denver
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Ugh, group of 18 for dinner...”
Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Some food cold, I got wrong order. Even charro beans were bad. If you must go to this restaurant then have drinks and maybe an appetizer. Definitely wouldn't go again. Average service at best.

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Hillsboro
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“The horni margaritas were perfect and the riverwalk is beautiful.”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Enjoyed $100.00 in margaritas, but Christine the server wasn't happy and pushed us out. Guess we should have ordered food? I will take my business somewhere else. Riverwalk is beautiful even in January, but not busy like late spring or summer. Christine needs an attitude adjustment.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Do NOT go”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We were there on a business trip and someone else had recommended Rio Rio. It was terrible. The food was sub-par at best & when you're in San Antonio you're expecting decent TexMex. Not so. My advice, move on there are WAY better spots on the Riverwalk.

Visited January 2013
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Wallingford, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great value!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

The food was well-priced and you get a lot for your money! The staff was also very friendly and accommodating to a large party.

Visited January 2013
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