Casa Rio Restaurant, San Antonio

Casa Rio Restaurant, San Antonio

Pioneering San Antonio River Walk with classic Texan-Mexican fare, margaritas & outdoor dining since 1946, Casa Rio restaurant was the first business to open its doors to the river. The founder, Alfred F. Beyer, dug up the floor-deposited mud from the basement of his struggling appliance store and built steps down to the river.

The place itself sits on the land to which the King of Spain first granted title as far back as 1777. The Spanish Colonial period hacienda became the core of the new business. The cedar door and window lintels, the fireplace, and thick rock walls, are still present inside the building and largely add to its vibrant atmosphere.

Another key asset, undoubtedly, is the picturesque riverside location. Canoes, gondolas, and paddle boats, evolving into tour and dinner boats, began here and helped create the River Walk as it's known today.

Combined with the authentic Mexican food, it provides a perfect setting for any dinner party, banquet, reception, family gathering or celebration. Casa Rio offers a daily, kids, vegetarian and gluten free menus, as well as kid-friendly menu and a full bar service. The main menu features a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, small plates, large plates and enchiladas. Casa Rio's main fare includes carne asada, pollo asado, tamale plate, crispy or soft taoplate, chile relleno and flauta plate. Yummy!!!

Opening Hours:
Mon – Thu: 12 pm – 8 pm; Fri: 12 pm – 9 pm; Sat: 11 am - 9 pm; Sun: 11 am - 8 pm.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, December 9th for the Employee Party, Christmas Eve + Day

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Sight Name: Casa Rio Restaurant
Sight Location: San Antonio, USA (See walking tours in San Antonio)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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