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Chart House Restaurant

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600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, TX 78205-3204
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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157 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had walked here and decided to sit awhile so we took the free elevator here instead of paying $10 for the observation deck. It is a bit pricey but we just had wine and the Shrimp & Crab Fondue with Oaxaca cheese & garlic crostini appetizer which was absolutely delicious!

Thank DianaP71
Huntsville, Texas
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy this restaurant. The elevator takes you up, I think, 900ft above San Antonio. It makes a complete revolution about once per hour. We like to go at sundown and watch the sunset and the lights of San Antonio coming on. It's really beautiful. However, don't expect to trade good food for scenery because the food is very... More 

Thank marycathyjoneslmp
Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth the hype. The food was phenomenal. The fondue. Amazing. The steak. Perfection. They even gave us a keep sake for our anniversary visit. We had a great time.

Thank Chiemeri N
North Conway, New Hampshire
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226 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expected a tourist trap steak house. Not so. Great seafood, beautifully prepared.And yet you can still get your steak. We stuck with seafood but the steaks looked great

Thank bluto011
Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no intentions to go up in the Tower of the Americas. We received the dinner promotion for a timeshare presentation. The menu was somewhat limited and the wait staff seemed untrained and inexperienced. The meals were okay but not spectacular. The revolving restaurant did not revolve due to mechanical issues and we left feeling underwhelmed. The night sky... More 

Thank sunlover6031
Wellsville, Kansas
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Bar 610 during happy hour, great view, 1/2 price drinks and appetizers, then up to observation deck for free. What a deal. Monarch Margarita and prime rib sliders yummy.

Thank Grandma47
Alamo Heights, Texas
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As locals we wanted to visit for some time but finding a reservation had been difficult. We finally decided to plan in advance and made a reservation a month out. We arrived early and planned to have a drink at the bar. Unfortunately the bar area was understaffed and one group of 15 dominated the servers attention. We sat for... More 

Thank HockeyTravelGuy
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We are locals that haven't been to Chart House and thought it would be fun to celebrate my husband's birthday. We made a reservation and we promptly seated to a great view! Unfortunately the food was pretty mediocre. I had the dry stuffed flounder with more filling than crab meat and a side of potatoes that was rock hard and... More 

Thank SkiSpaTravel
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

After a short wait we were seated next to the window which offered great views of San Antonio. Many of these type places survive solely on the views but dinner was above average, and the calamari appetizer was excellent. Reservations recommended and be sure to request window seating if you're after the view.

Chicago, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We've loved this restaurant in the past but what a disappointment when the 6 of us visited last Thursday evening. First, we waited for 40 minutes for the elevator, then were seated where we could not see and absolutely froze during dinner. (We weren't the only diners who were cold. Others were wrapped in table linens while eating.) We spoke... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, TX 78205-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown

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