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Original Mexican Restaurant

££ - £££Mexican,
102 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2523
+1 210-224-9951
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
102 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2523
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Reviewed 1 week ago

went there after the MBB Championship game Monday. Limited menu and a margarita which had zero tequila in it. I should have questioned why they were so aggressive soliciting passersby on the riverwalk ("open tables, open tables". A lot of better options.

Thank Coachbill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for late night dining. Food was pretty good and service was excellent. I'd recommend the steak dishes. quite yummy

Thank JimWPPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So sp tourist fare. There is an Original in Fort Worth that feels better. My Tacos are very ordinary.

Thank deepsixman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sad to say that you can get bad Mexican food on the river walk. Salsa tasted like jar salsa, tea was weak and tasted like instant. Chalupas and enchiladas lacked flavor and seasoning. Won’t be back.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was not the best TexMex. I got a taco salad and my husband got an enchilada. The food was fine, just not amazing. We went in because we were hot and they could seat us immediately even on a super crowded day (St....More

Thank breezlin
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a casual restaurant. The outside terrace facing the river is very pleasant. Although you have the view of the river, you are far enough from the noisy touristy places. The lunch special was very good and reasonable.

Thank sariana55
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We were at the River Walk at 8pm on Saturday night and were really hungry. There was over an hour wait at all the other restaurants we checked, but we were seated immediately here. The service was great, and the price of tap beer was...More

Thank JayBurgin72
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Food is pricey. Margaritas are good. Jalapeño margaritas are amazing. Great bartender. Atmosphere loud.

Thank amydeloach
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Seating is nice right next to the river. It can be a bit unnerving as the pigeons do get rather close. The one and only basket of chips came out only a minute or so before the food. The food itself was good, but very...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

In SA with son in hospital, around 9PM headed back to hotel and want something to eat. Walked down to the Riverwalk headed for Casa Rio knowing where it's located and stumbled into here. Asked if I wanted inside or out, chose the inside with...More

Thank texmarc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2523
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-9951
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