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Rita's on the River

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Mexican, ,
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
+1 210-227-7482
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (124 reviews)
“street tacos” (23 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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LOCATION
245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
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Reviewed today

We had the Street Port Tacos and the Nacho plate. They were both very good. Good beer selection. Right on the Riverwalk.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank packers000
Reviewed 2 days ago

on the river or inside the many rooms this place rocks..fun,great drinks and the food is awesome. Definitely try a rita,the fajitas were great..Appetizer of spinach quesadilla stole the show though . We ate at the bar and service was excellent!! given ideas on what...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John K
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

John thank you for dining with us and we look forward to serving you again when your in the area

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the worst experiences I've had in a long time. My group waited 10 minutes for our server to come and another 10 minutes for our server to come back and take our order. When we finally got our food most of it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jwhat12
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We apologize that Jose was not attentive to your group and that the food came out cold. If you could email brandy.montalvo@ritasontheriver.com with the date and time you dined with us we would like to look futher into this

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started here in the afternoon just for some Texas sized margaritas. They were delicious! Our server Greg was amazing and helpful, friendly and sincere, and convinced us to come back for dinner to try the beef fajitas. We did just that. They were super...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChristineL186
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that Greg took great care of yall

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at Rita’s when in SA at a conference. Location can’t be beat, right on the lively and lovely riverfront. Service was exceptional, food and drink merely ok. Queso in my quesadilla was bland, and Margarita tasted as from a mix although it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Europhile2012
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to serving youagain when your in the area

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a crowded fast-paced but fun place. I got a salad and the chicken tasted like it was not exactly right off the grill but the salad was great. I got one of those gigantic margaritas and it was too much for me! Delicious...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GoingGone2018
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your business. Be sure to let your family and friends know about us and be sure to stop in again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is fine. But the atmosphere is great. I loved sitting alone the river enjoying the wonderful margaritas. This is a true San Antonio experience. I can't wait to go back. My only suggestion would be a larger selection of appetizers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen H
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Stephen thank you for stopping in and enjoying the river view. We cant wait to serve you again soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a party of 12 Thad great fun at this touristy Mexican restaurant. The staff was very helpful and friendly with my reservations. And the decor, atmosphere and music were great. But the food was average (overall- I enjoyed my fish tacos) and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 174halb
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your business. We do hope you will visit us again when your in the area

Reviewed 4 November 2018

The staff was quick and friendly. They were also very helpful when my granddaughter spilled her milk all over the floor (concrete so not an issue). The food however….. I had the Chicken and Steak Fajita Combo. The meat was overcooked and lacked flavor, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane W
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your dining experience. At Ritas we take pride in serving the best tasting TexMex on the River. I apologize that our fajitas lacked flavor, I will look into further. We do hope you will stop...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Liked the atmosphere and décor along with the singer musicians. Good house margaritas and the Mexican Martini was excellent. We liked the chips non greasy and the salsa was just good enough, needing a bit more flavour we thought. The tortilla soup was large enough...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CS1Portland
Ritas T, General Manager at Rita's on the River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your dining experience. We will pass this along to Leo and look forward to serving you again soon

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JF951
18 December 2017|
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Response from Ritas T | Property representative |
We are closed on Christmas Eve to allow our staff time with family.
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Robin P
25 December 2016|
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Response from photojohn | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but I would think all of the restaurants on the river would be open for business.
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Mister V
16 September 2016|
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Outside and indoor seating open to everyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 E Commerce St, Suite 100 River Level, San Antonio, TX 78205-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-227-7482
  • E-mail
Description
Delicious Tex-Mex is only the beginning! From wonderful sizzling fajitas to world-famous margaritas and plenty of other options, Rita's on the River has become popular on the River Walk as the place "Where we take our friends from out of town." Complete with live mariachis, indoor and patio seating along the river, we serve up delicious local favorites. We are located only three blocks from the Alamo and offer stairs and an elevator to assist you from the street level down to the river level. Bring the whole family and enjoy the complete Tex-Mex River Walk experience at Rita's on the River!
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