245 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX | Directions 7820529.424605 -98.490009
Monday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY – We went to Rita's on a Wednesday night and had the worst food San Antonio might have to offer. The service was lousy, it matched the food quit well. The salsa only seemed to consist of tomato sauce, taco bell has better beef tacos and that's not saying much, the the beef flautas had no flavor ( wasn't really sure what was inside the tortilla shell). I'm sure the owner doesn't mind serving such terrible food, they're not there for repeat business. We're local residents that won't be returning or referring. Wish I didn't have to give it any stars!!!!
Avoid unless you're desperate – By far one of the worse tourist traps I've ever been to ... very sad the concierge from Hyatt Hotels, and the local San Antonio tourist bureau recommends this place. Margaritas are priced based on the quality of tequila you order ($6 cheap, $8 Cuervo gold $11 Patron, etc.), but they are so diluted with what tastes like lemon-iime koolaid we couldn't even finish them. Food lackluster. A few steps above Taco Bell was about all I can say for it. Chips are thick, bland, and stale.. Salsa tastes like it came out of a jar from a convenience store shelf. Tables are sticky. Odor from the bathroom was wafting over half the restaurant. When I asked the waitress what was in the margarita besides tequila, orange liquer, and lime juice (since it was clearly diluted up to 16 ounces with SOMEthing horrible), she said she had no idea ... "That's why I'm on THIS side of the bar, because I don't care how they're made." And she walked away. The live music was horrid -- they did more screaching than singing. We felt like absolute fools for staying thru the end of the meal. We had a free coupon for desert, and didn't even bother to use it.
Terrible experience – Had an terrible experience while at Ritas after the bartender slammed hot sauce onto the counter and exploded all over clothes, face, and even worse eyes. I was told by the manager it was an accident and they would cover the dry cleaning. The dry cleaning bill was submitted which they covered only half of the bill and told to deal with the clothing that was ruined due to stains was not their problem. I would highly recommend moving past Rita's on the river!!!
Great place to eat on the Riverwalk – I thought Rita's had a really fun atmosphere, especially with the live music. The food was great and very reasonably priced. Our server was attentive and made good recommendations from the menu. I would definitely recommend Rita's on the River to anybody in the San Antonio area.
Great Time on the Riverwalk – Good Food, Good Fun, Good Texas Music. Had a great time. I enjoy hanngin out here when ever I am in town. People are friendly.
Great Place – We were blown away by Rita's atmosphere, and live music. We ordered both Mexican and BBQ entrees, and the kids ordered some kids meals. Everything was excellent, homemade tastes and flavors and good portions. The salsa we just right, not too spicey, and lots of fresh ingredients. It was nice to see a local place on the river doing a great job amoung the National chain restaurants.
Tough Critic – The food is marginal, the service is OK. You will notice that the food is overly salted, I suspect to encourage beverage consumption. Definetly a place to hang with others and drink, beyond that I would not recommend it.
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