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Little Rhein Steakhouse

231 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3214
+1 210-225-2111
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
231 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3214
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Table was ready for the 11 of us. Waiter had an amazing sense of humor. No problem in having the checks spit up. Food was just so tasty!!!! Brownie dessert ~ so yummy!!!! Highly recommend the dining!!!

Thank Valarie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little Rhein Steak House was a last minute decision for my co-worker and I. We didn't want to walk too far from our hotel The Contessa, and wanted a nice quiet, relaxing place that wasn't situated near the more tourist driven establishments. We made a...More

Thank CRPeters100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a table outside with a view of the river. Very nice ambiance and excellent service. Tables were very close together, so it was a cozy fit, but a lovely evening. Some of the people I was dining with were served steaks that were...More

Thank amylepore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered appetizers and sangria, both red and white. Sangria was great. Quail legs were okay as was the escargot. Our waiter was friendly and attentive.

Thank 18LindaH18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a really good steak dinner for our last night in San Antonio and found it at the Little Rhein. Since it was a chilly evening we requested seating inside in the quaint, historic dining room filled with beer hall memorabilia. Our server was...More

Thank gwgfgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was talked into the prime rib eye which was bland in taste. Server offered a couple of things and failed to bring them and took my plate before I was finished eating. Seriously??? For these prices service should be impeccable and taste should be better.More

Thank W.S. W
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Little Rhein Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear WSW, I apologize for the sub par service. In no way is this reflective of the service standards we hold very highly. If you don't mind me asking, would you please give me the date that you dined with us and the server's name...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thurman was an outstanding server and kept the time we spent there enjoyable, even after informing us that one of our meals had been dropped. They more than made up for the error and the meal with the family was enjoyable and delicious. I will...More

Thank Roy R
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Little Rhein Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. Roy, Thank you for your feedback. I will definitely share the kudos with Thurman and congratulate him on a job well done. Many Thanks, Erin S Guest Relations

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our date night on the river at this steakhouse. The balcony view was great, and the service was wonderful. The food was great, but the steak wasn't quite as good as I was hoping for, considering the price. Mainly it was too...More

2  Thank Jared H
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Everything about this place is first class. This is my go-to place with business clients every time. The food, service and ambiance will never let you down. Started with appetizers all around which are very tasty. Had a wedge salad that was cold, fresh and...More

1  Thank PBC7
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at Little Rhein Steakhouse in January for a business trip. We had about 14 in our group. We have reservations outside that night but they closed it because of a little rain earlier. We were stuffed in the basement which...More

1  Thank Jhorselover2000
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18 July 2015|
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Response from RandRloveParis | Reviewed this property |
No everyone looked casually dressed. I saw some men in suits but I also some wearing tee shirts and jeans. I would assume that all types of dress would be fine as long as you don't go in wearing tank tops, shorts, and flip... More
d w
12 May 2015|
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Response from Roxanne H | Property representative |
Hello d w, Thank you for your question. The Little Rhein Mudball is vanilla ice cream rolled in Oreo cookie crumbs and chocolate sauce. We are a dinner only restaurant with our hours starting at 5:00 p.m. Our average... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-225-2111
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The Little Rhein Steak House is housed in the Bombach House in historic La Villita. The Coahuiltecan Indians founded a settlement here in the 1500s, and in the early 18th century Spanish soldiers and Canary Islanders established a village on the site. The Mexican General Santa Anna encamped here during the battle of the Alamo. During the 19th century, German immigrants designated this area as the Little Rhein district, hence the name Little Rhein Steak House. In 1847, Otto Bombach, a carpenter, built the first two-story structure here for his family. The Bombach House was thereafter utilized as an early Texas home, a boarding house, a grocery store and bar, a private school, and a hangout for desperados. Old photos, posters, beverage trays and other San Antonio collectibles adorn the limestone walls of the Main Dining Room. Antique accents including brass lights from the Federal Courthouse and wooden benches from the Katy Train Depot help to create a comfortable rustic atmosphere
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