Outdoor dining on Riverwalk at night near The Riverwalk Plaza

San Antonio Restaurants

Experience A Foodie's Paradise Along the Riverwalk

Downtown San Antonio is a foodie’s paradise – and many of the area’s best restaurants are located right along the Riverwalk. From flavorful American dishes at Biga on the Banks to Mexican eats at Mi Terra Cafe, there are plenty of award-winning restaurants here to delight your palate. If you’re looking for something a little more laid back, check out Candy's Old Fashion Burgers or Grayze. The possibilities for great dining are endless, and Riverwalk Plaza Hotel makes it easy for you to experience them. 

We’ve listed some of the best restaurants on the San Antonio Riverwalk below. Let us know if you’d like additional recommendations!

Manager's Recommendation

Biga on the Bangs opens in a new tab

American - $$$
(210) 225-0722
Chic River Walk eatery with adventurous New American fare, worldly wines and an ever-changing menu.



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Maverick opens in a new tab

American - $$$
(210) 973-6050
As a Texas brasserie, Maverick features a menu that is classically prepared and uses Texas ingredients when possible - most of the fare is cooked over a live wood fire.



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Japanese - $$
(210) 444-0702
Compact eatery with simple decor serving Japanese fare including ramen, sushi & grilled seafood.    



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Mi Tierra Cafe opens in a new tab

Mexican - $$
(210) 239-9215
Landmark Mexican cafe and bakery with classic fare, margaritas and mariachis in festive digs open 24/7.    


Market Square

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American - $$$
(210) 352-3171
A swanky, stylish spot pairing New American meat and seafood dishes with inventive cocktails

Acenar Mexican Restaurant

Mexican - $$
(210) 222-2362
Contemporary Mexican restaurant & bar with innovative fare, happy hour, patio dining and river views.

The Pearl

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American - $$
(210) 314-3929
Buzzy, rustic-chic restaurant serving charcuterie-focused New American cuisine and craft cocktails.    

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American - $
(210) 481-8776
American bites plus beer and cocktails are served in farmhouse-inspired digs with a large patio.    

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Japanese - $
(210) 267-2996
Food hall option dispensing bowls of ramen along with snacks such as kimchi and edamame.

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Other San Antonio Spots

Zinc Bistro and Bar

American - $$
(210) 224-2900
Southwestern-inspired New American fare, champagne and cocktails in a chic space with a cozy patio.    


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Brazilian - $$$
(210) 227-1700
Upscale Brazilian chain for all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside plus an extensive salad bar.

Rivercenter Mall

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Candy's Old Fashion Burgers opens in a new tab

Burgers - $$
(210) 222-9659
Easygoing American haunt with an old-school vibe famed for hearty burgers, fried fish and sandwiches.

Main Plaza

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French - $$
(210) 816-0088
Stylish eatery featuring French-Chilean small plates served in colorful, artsy surrounds.


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Italian - $$$
(210) 816-0088
Stylish spot for classic Italian plates and cocktails served in a historic, restored firehouse.    


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