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Acenar

Mexican Restaurant
146 E Houston St (btwn St Mary's & Soledad St), San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
Hours:
Closed until 3:00 PM Sunday (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 3:00 PM–6:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.5/10

Based on 218 votes

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    Maggie G.
    "Shrimp tacos + sangria = riverwalk lunch"(7 Tips)
    Jon S.
    "You have to try the duck crepes."(2 Tips)
    Ellie R.
    "Like the blood orange mojito too."(2 Tips)
    Chef Scott A.
    "Awesome food, try the Jicima shrimp taco!"(3 Tips)
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  • riverwalk
  • Mexican food
  • seafood
  • margaritas
  • Tex-Mex cuisine
  • tres leches cake
  • fajitas
  • sangria
  • outdoor seating
  • balcony
  • enchiladas verdes
  • happy hour
  • great value
  • casual
  • tortilla soup
  • snapper
  • good for dates
  • micheladas
  • oysters
  • crab
  • Megan K.

    I've lived in San Antonio most of my life so I love Mexican food. Acenar has lovely waitstaff and atmosphere but the food leaves a lot to be desired. Nothing is bad just really ordinary and plain. :/

    Megan Kaiser · December 28, 2015
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  • Visit San Antonio

    For a fresh new approach among San Antonio restaurants, Ácenar promises cutting-edge Tex-Mex cuisine in a friendly and relaxing environment. Read more

    Visit San Antonio · December 17, 2015
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  • Adriana M.

    Not bad but not great service is average somewhat unfriendly

    Adriana Martin · November 4, 2015
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  • Mixed S.

    Meh. Not the best, not the worst

    Mixed Signals · November 2, 2015
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  • Melania S.

    Great guacamole made at the moment by your table!

    Melania Spagnoli · August 24, 2015
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  • Jim K.

    Food was very good. Service was excellent. Valet parking is required and they only take cash.

    Jim Kinter · July 4, 2015
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  • Sam W.

    Great place for groups!

    Sam Wakim · May 22, 2015
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  • Matthew T.

    Salsa is great. They have a really nice patio. Staff is friendly but service is kind of slow.

    Matthew Taub · April 15, 2015
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  • Ryan T.

    Awesome location. Cool place. Decent enough food. Fancy mexican. Definitely not the street tacos. All in all good spot on the river walk.

    Ryan Taube · January 10, 2015
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  • Xochitl S.

    Super fun place!! Marichi and micheladas awesome food!!😁

    Xochitl Scott · November 27, 2014
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  • Sergey P.

    Amazing food and charming Mexican live music

    Sergey Prilepskikh · October 21, 2014
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  • Jeremey B.

    A little pricey, but good margaritas on the river walk.

    Jeremey Barrett · September 20, 2014
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  • Lauren H.

    Delicious margaritas! Sit at the bar - the bartenders are awesome!!!

    Lauren H · August 29, 2014
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  • Lauren A.

    So so good! I ordered something that involved rolled up fried tortillas, chicken, sweet potatoes and queso. And I crushed that plate!!! Delish and totally affordable!

    Lauren Arthur · June 10, 2014
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  • Pamela D.

    The ceviche was fantastic!

    Pamela Dulaney · June 7, 2014
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  • Rogerio C.

    Good food, mexican singers but unfortunately service quality was bad

    Rogerio Costa · March 30, 2014
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  • Maggie G.

    Shrimp tacos + sangria = riverwalk lunch

    Maggie G. · March 22, 2014
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  • Ellie R.

    Gulf crab tacos, so good. Like the blood orange mojito too.

    Ellie Rahman · December 28, 2013
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  • Social News Network

    Great atmosphere with modern-club interior design, located along the Riverwalk. Delicious Mexican food with chips and salsa served on tall vases and popular prickly pear margaritas. Happy Hour anyone?

    Social News Network · December 4, 2013
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  • Maria B.

    Contemporary TexMex. Great atmosphere and excellent food. The caramel crepe is amazing!

    Maria Birchall · November 8, 2013
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  • Rachelle C.

    The balcony was great on a September evening. Try the amazing duck crepes, jumbo prawn in garlic sauce and orange sponge cake with whipped cream!

    Rachelle C · September 27, 2013
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  • Shannon L.

    Awesome good get the shaken margarita you won't regret it! And the guacamole made for two its made table side and is amazingly fresh!

    Shannon Lloyd · August 12, 2013
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  • Valerie G.

    Good food, fun atmosphere! :)

    Valerie Guerra · July 28, 2013
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  • Aaron S.

    The guac is delicious!

    Aaron Shafer · July 7, 2013
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  • Susan B.

    Really good shrimp tacos!

    Susan Brooks-Young · June 27, 2013
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  • Robert N.

    Try the Oysters as an appetizer. I had the Camarones a la Diabla / Spicy Shrimp that was delicious.

    Robert Nakama · June 27, 2013
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  • Gabe C.

    The enchiladas verdes here are amazing. Get them!

    Gabe Cazares · June 17, 2013
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  • Tony J.

    Nice for date or chill at the bar upstairs. Away from the touristy part of the Riverwalk also, so quiet at night.

    Tony Jackson · June 16, 2013
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  • Chef Scott A.

    Awesome food, try the Jicima shrimp taco! Out of this world good!

    Chef Scott Anderson · June 13, 2013
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  • Dylan & Maria

    Place is amazing! Sit outside on a nice day if you can. We got the "poquito de todo" with lime and goat cheese. Yum! Hubby got the tuna margarita (prickly pear) with chili powder.

    Dylan & Maria · June 8, 2013
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  • dada D.

    sit at the bar, or grab a table. this is some excellent TEX MEX in San Antonio!

    dada Dukes · May 13, 2013
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  • PAko H.

    The best Mexican food in all TX!

    PAko Herpez · May 6, 2013
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  • Anthony C.

    Try the 10 cane mojoto

    Anthony Cooper · May 5, 2013
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  • Jeff T.

    To start bar tender walked up and took my GF drink away, that she walked in with. Walked out of the bar never asked to replace and took over 5 min to acknowledge we were there. Not a good start

    Jeff Thorburn · April 27, 2013
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  • Jim U.

    Awesome bar with great good. The prickly pear margarita is fantastic. The decor is fun and modern and the staff is very attentive too.

    Jim Ulle · April 22, 2013
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  • Mark D.

    Lomo de puerco is the bomb

    Mark Dighton · February 28, 2013
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  • Steven H.

    For about $6 you can order three off menu salsas. A habanero, a jalapeño, and a chipotle. I love the first two.

    Steven Hart · February 10, 2013
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  • April J.

    Duck chalupas. All day.

    April Johnson · February 7, 2013
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  • Chris

    We went with a party of 10. Great service, and everyone enjoyed their meal. Tortilla soup was excellent, and the Tres Leches cake for dessert was the best I've ever had.

    Chris · January 26, 2013
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  • Winston W.

    Duck chalpua!

    Winston Wilson · January 17, 2013
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  • Mike D.

    Don't turn left unless you mean it

    Mike D · January 5, 2013
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  • Wes G.

    This place is great. Delicious food, just off the beaten path.

    Wes Gamble · December 22, 2012
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  • J G.

    Blonde hostess is rude!!

    J Guzman · November 15, 2012
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  • Erica

    Definitely try the beef alambres during their happy hour. $5 and they are DELICIOUS! can't beat the price

    Erica · September 19, 2012
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  • Rob H.

    Miguel really took care of us.

    Rob H · September 14, 2012
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  • Rob H.

    Our waiter Miguel might be the nicest guy I've met in a long time! Cold beer, good service, and the empatadita was fantastic.

    Rob H · September 13, 2012
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  • Jon S.

    You have to try the duck crepes. Seriously good. Order along with it the blood orange mojito. You will not be disappointed.

    Jon Striker · July 31, 2012
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  • Tim F.

    Salsa is bland and not spicy.

    Tim Foster · June 24, 2012
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  • Devi P.

    The snapper is delicious!

    Devi Pinon · May 5, 2012
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  • Josh C.

    Best margaritas I had on the Riverwalk.

    Josh Carey · April 27, 2012
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