Local Dining

Mouth-Watering San Antonio Riverwalk Restaurants

San Antonio’s thriving restaurant scene offers something for everyone – from fresh Mexican fare to delicious Italian specialties, as well as New American cuisine and delicious pub food. Many of the city’s most popular restaurants are within a stone’s throw of the Riverwalk Vista Inn, making us a prime hotel choice for foodies. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite places below.

  • Boudros is the most popular place to dine on the Riverwalk, hands down. This Texas bistro on the Riverwalk is world-famous for guacamole made in a molcajete at your tableside. The aged prime rib is optimum flavor. Try the

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    • Sunday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Saturday11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • A ‘groovy’ atmosphere serving interior-style Mexican dishes prepared with a fresh, modern take, on the Riverwalk located next to Hotel Valencia. Indoor or outdoor seating is available weather permitting. Its Bar Atomar has

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    • Sunday10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Saturday10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
  • Chef Auden uses classical American techniques combined with exotic flavors found in the cuisines of Mexico and Asia.

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    • Sunday5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Monday5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Friday5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Saturday5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Sunday5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
  • Enjoy award-winning Mediterranean specialties and contemporary Italian cuisine in the comfortable setting of an Italian trattoria at the south bank of the Riverwalk. Enjoy the legendary Shrimp Paesano or Oven-Baked Pizzas

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    • Sunday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Saturday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
  • Queso Flameado oozes amazing flavor; Tlalpeno sopa de pollo’s smoky chipotle-flavored broth is memorable. You may not know where to start. Well worth the lengthy wait that you’ll find most dinner times at this uber-popular

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    • Sunday11:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Saturday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
  • Chef Rene Hernandez brings you Central American and Caribbean style dishes, in a historic building in Southtown. Azuca features salsa dancing Friday and Saturday nights, with lessons from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

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    • Sunday5:00 p.m.– 9:30 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.– 9:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.– 9:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.– 9:30 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.– 9:30 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
    • Saturday11:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
  • For over five years, Feast has served delicious, contemporary American cuisine with Mediterranean accents in San Antonio’s King William Historic District; choose between appetizers, entrees, and tapas-like "small plates".

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    • Sunday10:30 a.m.– 2:30 p.m.
    • MondayClosed
    • Tuesday5:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday5:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday5:00 p.m.– 10:00 p.m.
    • Friday5:00 p.m.– 11:00 p.m.
    • Saturday5:00 p.m.– 11:00 p.m.
  • The brainchild of Chef Johnny Hernandez, The Frutería draws its inspiration from the fruit stands of Mexico, with their vibrant colors and fresh flavors. Dine on modern Mexican cuisine in a welcoming ambiance, and sample

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    • Sunday9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.
    • Monday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Thursday11:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    • Friday11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    • Saturday09:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
  • This family-run Tex-Mex spot is a San Antonio institution. It’s open for breakfast and lunch daily, and for dinner on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

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    • Sunday7:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
    • Monday6:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday6:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday6:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.
    • Thursday6:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m.
    • Friday6:00 a.m.– 10:00 p.m.
    • Saturday6:00 a.m.– 10:00 p.m.
  • Originally built as a brewery in the late 19th century (hence its name), this complex is now home to several excellent restaurants, as well as a farmer’s market and even a number of retail shops and boutiques.

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  • The Riverwalk’s oldest bar has been around since the end of the Prohibition era and features hearty Mexican-influenced American dining, in addition to a full cocktail and wine/beer list.

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    • Sunday11:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
    • Monday11:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
    • Tuesday11:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
    • Wednesday11:30 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
    • Thursday11:30 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
    • Friday11:30 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
    • Saturday11:30 a.m.–2:00 a.m.