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Casa Rio

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
San Antonio
  • Véronique R.
    "Can't go wrong with enchiladas and margaritas here on the Riverwalk!"(19 Tips)
    Victor S.
    "Can't go wrong with the enchiladas late 👌"(10 Tips)
    Erik S.
    "Try the Chili con Carne!"(3 Tips)
    "Had "a la carte" which was a soft taco and an enchilada."(3 Tips)
132 Tips and reviews
  • Mexican food
  • margaritas
  • enchiladas
  • lively
  • tacos
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  • Kyle J.
    Kyle JoyceMarch 22, 2014
    Great food,atmosphere,& staff!Go when it's nice out and enjoy the experience. Beware of the pigeons and ducks that want your food.I highly recommend this place...especially if you're from out of town!
  • Jane
    JaneMarch 18, 2013
    Clearly if it's busy (like it always is on the Riverwalk it can get cray cray, be nice to the waitstaff) food is good. Crispy tacos are really big and first round of chips is free .75 after for each 1
  • Linda G.
    Loved our waitress, Virginia! I had Chicken Flauta Dinner. It was great! Atmosphere good, scenery on the River Walk was good, ducks greeted us for dinner. Loved it!
  • Amee V.
    Amee VoraMarch 19, 2012
    Amazing Mexican food and extremely pleasant ambience by the river walk . Will miss the tex-mex salsa and guacamole back home, it's so different from the Mexican food back there.
  • Yvonne H.
    Yvonne Henderson WilliamsSeptember 1, 2014
    Absolutely the best traditional Mexican food I've had in a long time. Wish I was a local. Outstanding and inexpensive.
  • David W.
    David WomackMarch 19, 2014
    The Casa Rio is a superb Mexican restaurant! It is always a treat. try the regular plate, which has samplings of lots of different good things.
  • Angela A.
    Angela AlexanderDecember 15, 2013
    As a margarita fan, I enjoyed mine a lot and the chili on a cold night outside hit the spot. Good price too.
  • elyachan
    elyachanDecember 3, 2011
    I'd come back just for the amazingly good fresh salsa, but everything else is delicious too! Definitely on the do-again list! <3
  • Jeana @.
    Fajita plate is not grilled strips of meat - but grilled meat cut into strips. chicken is horrible, but the steak is tasty. The salsa is pretty good - actually spicy. Overall not real Mexican food.
  • Tom S.
    Tom SmithSeptember 26, 2013
    Great salsa and authentic TexMex for the Riverwalk. Go down to Mi Tierra or La Margarita for the real thing.
  • Dawn D.
    History and huge plates that taste above average ! I have been here numerous times and we usually take visitors to San Antonio here.
  • Esmeraldaa F.
    Esmeraldaa FaalconAugust 13, 2015
    The chicken enchilladas are the bomb !! And also the nacho speacialty !! Cheap , delicious & great service !!
  • Pam M.
    Pam MeyerAugust 2, 2013
    Had a blast feeding the ducks n fish on the river. The cheese enchilada was tasty!
  • Ashlie K.
    Ashlie KosinskiJuly 9, 2014
    go for the peach margarita and even if the wait is long ask for an outside table.
  • Paul C.
    Paul ChamberlainOctober 20, 2011
    Three words: ground beef tacos. Yeah, fantastic ambience and mariachis. The food is however, abysmal.
  • Doug M.
    Doug MApril 6, 2013
    When ordering the soft taco, make sure you ask for shredded cheese if you want cheese.
  • Jai B.
    Jai BhatiaNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you love mixed drinks, you'll enjoy here. Minus the drinks...the foods alright. Still worth a try imo.
  • Joe W.
    Joe WrightAugust 9, 2014
    Charo beans and chili relleno were surprisingly good. Reasonably priced as well.
  • John K.
    John KDecember 2, 2015
    Carnitas were great once again. Guacamole and pico de gallo rounded out a great meal!
  • Jesse
    JesseNovember 29, 2013
    I've been coming here since I was 2 (over 35 yrs) and never disappointed
  • Wes S.
    Wes ScalesDecember 27, 2014
    When you get a marg get an extra shot to go in it, makes it the best
    Upvoted Oct 17
  • Brett F.
    Brett FitzgeraldMarch 4, 2012
    Chili con carne, BIG chunks of BEEF steak! Get it, this is man food!
  • Tinashe H.
    Tinashe HoveSeptember 19, 2012
    1st Restaurant I ate at here in San Antonio. Great Food ! Loved their local Alamo Beer
  • Erik S.
    Erik SmithOctober 27, 2013
    Lots of food for great prices. Try the Chili con Carne!
  • Nick N.
    Nick NewtonMay 19, 2011
    Great flauta plate, get it with some queso and you'll leave a happy person.
  • Mario G.
    Mario GiacaloneAugust 25, 2014
    Oldest family run restaurant on the river ! Buy local !! The chains are taking over
  • Brady S.
    Brady StokesOctober 10, 2012
    Great atmosphere surrounding the restaurant! Chicken fajitas were delicious!
  • Steven T.
    Steven ThomasFebruary 17, 2013
    Some don't like the food here. I liked it OK. hefty portions but they skimped on the alcohol! But remarkably cheap!!
  • Seth H.
    Seth HammermanJune 2, 2012
    Spend the extra buck for the Top Shelf Margarita - worth it
  • Karina S.
    Decent food. Good service. Great ambiance. Beware of the ducks.
  • Victor S.
    Victor StruggsNovember 9, 2014
    Can't go wrong with the enchiladas late 👌
  • Schauna C.
    Schauna CallawayDecember 31, 2014
    Great restaurant with decent prices on the River Walk!
  • Jennifer R.
    Jennifer ReineyMay 12, 2013
    Nice atmosphere. Can dine on the Riverwalk or inside.
  • Sarah G.
    Sarah GordonFebruary 1
    great food but horribly slow because they use fancy ipads instead of just writing your order like normal places
  • Mildred M.
    Mildred MercadoSeptember 24, 2013
    Had the green chicken enchilada and it was pretty yummy.
  • Colleen B.
    Colleen BoyleNovember 20, 2011
    Cheapest place on the riverwalk! I liked the chili con carne
  • Ginger W.
    Ginger WankoNovember 5, 2010
    Awesome waiter! Great ambiance; food and drink pretty darn good too!
  • Panalin A.
    Panalin ArkayNovember 22, 2012
    Great fajitas! Not too expensive, either.
  • Jaysyn L.
    Jaysyn LongoriaApril 6, 2010
    Locals know the story here. Keep moving along and hit Pierdas Negras. Tourist, not a bad spot at all if your visiting. Enjoy the riverwalk!!
  • Lianda G.
    Lianda GApril 5, 2011
    We had an awesome meal here with truly wonderful service. Highly recommend.
  • Véronique R.
    Véronique R.December 20, 2011
    Can't go wrong with enchiladas and margaritas here on the Riverwalk!
  • Monica C.
    Monica CombsJanuary 14, 2012
    Great place!! Tort soup is yummy and mariachis sang to me !! :D
  • Amy L.
    Amy L.November 7, 2011
    Nothing special here except the riverside seating. The food was nothing special- fast, cheap, but no different than Mexican food in any mall in America. Good salsa though!
  • David D.
    David DorstSeptember 29, 2013
    Very, very bland. For being such a "historic" location, the food is NOT a reflection of that whatsoever. If you are looking for flavorless, Americanized cafeteria style food, this place is for you!
  • Paige E.
    Paige ElderJuly 26, 2014
    Food is excellent! (Much better than Mi Tierra)
  • Jai B.
    Jai BhatiaJuly 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Vegetarians will love their Grilled Vegetable Quasidillas here
  • Robin J.
    Robin JonesAugust 26, 2014
    Enjoyed the sangria swirl margarita.
  • Zeynep Y.
    Zeynep YurtseverApril 5, 2014
    Beef quesadillas are great!
  • David F.
    David Flores Jr.November 26, 2012
    Nice view of the Riverwalk, but for it to be there they did not have homemade tortilla's.. Very disappointed
  • Sandy G.
    Sandy GraffJune 8, 2014
    This place was AWFUL. The food and margaritas were horrible. Not real or fresh Tex-Mex food. It is more of a tourist attraction since it is a historical restaurant. Don't waste your money.
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