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Rio Rio

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421 E Commerce St, Ste B, San Antonio, TX 78205-2814
+1 210-226-8462
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09:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 09:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:30 - 00:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this Rio Rio is related to the one on Riverwalk which is the one I want to review, then besides having a nice spot along the walk, the rest of it is blah. The margaritas at the Naked Iguana were good but everything from the yukky chips and runny bland salsa to the food was not worth any price.

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Thank Gary L
Madison, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The waitress was very pleasant although slow. Food was below average, like something out of a microwave. The chips are just chips and the salsa was like watered down tomato soup with a few green onions thrown in. Plenty of good restaurants below this place and directly across the river.

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Thank HKYFAN
Commerce, MI
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153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

family stop on the river walk, for margaritas and snacks. it was happy hour too. had the queso blanco, margaritas, and the kids had chicken tacos and Quesada. margaritas. were miy bien. I thought it was much better than the trip advisor rating. and we sat on the river. give it a chance

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Tucson, Arizona
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was too expensive. $17 for 4 street tacos, with rice and beans, and the tacos weren't very good. The server was friendly and the margaritas tasted good, but I won't return.

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Thank Tuc13_13
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience here was a mixed bag. Trying to find a place to eat on the Riverwalk at 5pm during the St. Patrick's day river parade is not a fun experience no matter what. This had the shortest wait, which turned out to be much shorter than quoted. I'm guessing most places quoting an hour wait were just trying to... More 

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Phenix City, Alabama
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location on the Riverwalk for a good meal and people watching. The menu has a lot to choose from. I had the Enchilada combo that was good. They have a large drink menu. I was a little disappointed, expecting the food to be different from what I can get back home but what let down.

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Thank qhorne62
Casper, Wyoming
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The vegetarian quesadillas were good, the salsa and the chips too, same thing with the chicken tacos my husband ordered, but the service was slow. We ate there because it was late and we decided to try it.

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Thank Lupisk
Sachse, Texas
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are staying in SA for awhile for work and I wanted to take her to the Riverwalk for lunch on her day off. it was supposed to be a special day out. Anyway, after strolling for about 30 minutes, we decided we were ready to eat and stopped at Rio Rio. We were able to get... More 

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Thank Dave Y
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here for a hospitality after dinner and function. cold beer good appetizers and good services. good location

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Thank Shaf55
San Antonio, Texas
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a spot right along the river ,nice table to enjoy reverse happy hour. The margarita was so good. Tried the chicharones they paired well with the margaritas. Staff was friendly and helpful. Location is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 E Commerce St, Ste B, San Antonio, TX 78205-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-226-8462
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.

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