Q on the Riverwalk

123 Losoya, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 222-1234
http://www.qriverwalk.com

NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHO INVENTED BARBEQUE. In America, it probably originated during the cattle drives of the 1800s, as chuck wagon cooks tried to tenderize inexpensive cuts of meat for the trail drivers. But the Chinese could lay claim to having a form of BBQ long before America was discovered. As well as the Romans and the Greeks. We’ll never know who really invented it. But what we do know is that BBQ is a planet-wide phenomenon, cooked in various forms of meats, sauces and spices over a broad range of wood fires.

That brings us to Q. We’ve spent quite a bit of time searching out the globe’s best BBQ and brought their recipes back. Now you can discover on your own the amazing variety of tastes that the wide world of barbeque has to offer, without having to bother [...]

Rio San Antonio Cruises

205 N. Presa Street, Suite 201, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 244-5700
Fax: (210) 244-5740
Toll Free: (800) 417-4139
http://www.riosanantonio.com

 

Step aboard a River Cruising Barge for an exciting and entertaining narrative of the rich history of the San Antonio River! Cruises are about 35 minutes long and cover one and a half miles of the beautiful San Antonio River Walk. Rio San Antonio Cruises operates daily tours, chartered cruises and a water taxi service on one of the most popular tourist attractions in the South-the San Antonio River Walk. As a tourism industry leader, we serve more than 1.5 million visitors, conventioneers and residents annually. Ticket Locations open 9AM-9PM*: River Level-Rivercenter Mall (Underneath Commerce Street Bridge), River Level-across from the Hilton Hotel (Underneath Market Street Bridge), River Level- Aztec Theater ( Near St. Mary’s and Crockett). Please contact our office for further information at 1-800-417-4139. *Peak Season hours [...]

Rainforest Cafe

110 East Crockett San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 277-6300
www.rainforestcafe.com

Rainforest Cafe is a themed restaurant chain owned by Landry’s Restaurants, Inc. of Houston, Texas. It was founded by entrepreneur Steven Schussler. The first location opened in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota on February 3, 1994. In 1997, the chain consisted of only six restaurants, all in the United States. In 1998, the plan was to build 10 additional restaurants in the United States, seven in Mexico and five in the UK over 10 years.

In 2000, the Rainforest Cafe was bought by Landry’s Restaurants Inc., a company theme restaurant chain, based in Houston, Texas. To date the company owns 27 restaurants in the United States, three in Mexico, two in Canada, and one each in France, the United Kingdom, and Japan. The chain focuses on establishing a presence in larger cities and shopping malls, capitalizing on local tourism.

Each [...]

Citrus Restaurant

150 E. Houston, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 230-8412
Fax: (210) 227-9701
http://www.hotelvalencia-riverwalk.com/dining.php

Dine on a distinctive, eclectic cuisine, focusing on local ingredients, while overlooking the scenic River Walk. This San Antonio restaurant’s inviting decor, done in a minimalist yet vibrant style, provides the perfect setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Executive Chef Jeffery Balfour, 3rd Place, Best Local Chef 2011, San Antonio Current

Chef Balfour’s contemporary menu proudly features local goods produced by environmentally responsible means, in addition to the finest ingredients from around the globe. Take advantage of the adjoining wine room, which comfortably accommodates up to 15 people, for semi-private dining. Or, enjoy a leisurely meal on the open terrace.

Among San Antonio dining options, the highly acclaimed Citrus restaurant stands out for its exquisite, imaginative menu. Contact us for reservations or additional information about the River Walk and Citrus, our own contemporary American restaurant in San Antonio, Texas.

Holiday Inn Express San Antonio Rivercenter

1309 East Commerce, San Antonio TX 78205
(800) 718-8466 

 

Welcome to the 4 story Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Downtown Rivercenter. Enjoy the convenience of being walking distance from San Antonio’s most famous attractions including the RiverCenter, RiverWalk, Convention Center, Alamo, and Alamodome just to name a few. You can take a breath-taking walk or hop on a trolley and enjoy the history and magic of San Antonio as you are guided through downtown. Also Just 3 miles from the SBC Center. Home of the San Antonio Spurs.

The 4 Story Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites features a beautiful swimming pool/hot spa, and a well equipped fitness room. Enjoy the comfort and quality of our suites. All of our suites are two room suites which come complete with separate living and bedroom areas, wet bar, microwave, refrigerator, and two televisions in each room. The hotel also offers a large [...]

Hotel Contessa

306 W. Market St., San Antonio TX 78205
210-229-9222
http://www.thehotelcontessa.com

Hotel Contessa is the premier luxury all-suite hotel located along the fabulous Riverwalk. The hotel was completed in 2005 and recently opened to much acclaim. Guests are welcomed to the hotel with stunning views from the atrium lobby to the Riverwalk. The convenient location is ideal for your vacation or business travel needs.

Hotel Contessa is an all-suite property. Each of the 265 beautifully decorated guest suites feature a bedroom, mini bar, large work areas, sleeper sofas in the parlor and flat screen televisions. Complimentary wireless high speed internet is available in all suites. Guests will enjoy the warm Mediterranean design and floor to ceiling windows with either a city or Riverwalk view.

Don’t miss out on a chance to dine at Las Ramblas. The on-site restaurant features an open exhibition style kitchen—truly a unique dining experience. Las Ramblas focuses on Spanish style cuisine [...]

Omni La Mansion del Rio

112 College St., San Antonio TX 78205 
210-518-1000
http://www.omnihotels.com/findahotel/sanantoniolamansiondelrio.aspx

The Omni La Mansión del Rio is located in the historic (not to mention romantic) area just along San Antonio’s River Walk. In addition to its stately combination of Spanish colonial and European architecture, the Omni La Mansión del Rio’s scenic views and tranquil nature sets a new standard for architectural grace, welcoming personality and stunning landscapes. Celebrated Living Magazine apparently thought so too, as they named the Omni La Mansión del Rio one of the top hotels in the nation.

Part of the prestigious Omni Hotel and Resort group, the La Mansión del Rio is no different in its commitment to providing top-notch customer service for all guests. While it is located just off San Antonio’s famous River Walk, the Omni La Mansión del Rio is likewise just a few steps away from a number of San Antonio’s tourist attractions, including [...]

Riverwalk Vista

262 Losoya at the River Walk, San Antonio TX 78205
210-223-3200
http://riverwalkvista.com

In San Antonio, you can’t find a better location than The Riverwalk Vista Inn!

The view out the 40 square foot window in every guest room is enough to attract most people to The Riverwalk Vista Inn, but the hotel goes a step farther by offering the amenities and attention to detail of a bed and breakfast in a full hotel. Rooms that overlook the Riverwalk and surrounding Downtown San Antonio also put guests right into the lap of luxury with feather blankets, plush bathrobes and even a tropical “therafish” in every room.

The amazingly convenient Downtown San Antonio location is another reason to stay at The Riverwalk Vista Inn. Right across the street from the San Antonio Convention Center, Dillards department store at the Riverwalk Shopping Center and a short cable car ride away from the Alamo and La [...]

Inn on the Riverwalk

129 Woodward Pl San Antonio, TX 78204 (210) 225-6333 http://innontheriverwalksa.com A historic Victorian Bed and Breakfast situated on a sprawling pastoral estate, the Inn on the Riverwalk offers guests the height of luxury and reprieve. Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, Texas, the Inn on the Riverwalk is centrally located on the banks of the famous San Antonio Riverwalk. Just a 10-15 minute walk to all the great downtown neighborhoods, stroll the King Williams District, shop at the Mexican Market Square and of course, visit The Alamo and dine on The Riverwalk. The Inn on the Riverwalk offers FREE parking, FREE hot Breakfast & FREE Wireless internet access. Guest rooms provide modern convenience, with romantic touches such as jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces. The stunning third-floor penthouse suites offer french doors which open onto a private balcony; perfect for taking in a Texas sunrise or the [...]

Hyatt Place Riverwalk

601 S St Mary’s St
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-227-6854
http://sanantonioriverwalk.place.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/place/index.jsp

Just steps from the famous Riverwalk, the Hyatt Place San Antonio is a shining example of modern luxury at it’s finest. Harnessing an innovative approach to hotel living, this hotel has broken free from the traditional ideals, creating a unique atmosphere where beauty meets functionality and class meets purpose. From the state-of-the-art fitness center to the stunning meeting and banquet space, the Hyatt Place San Antonio/Riverwalk is more than able to meet the varying needs of every guest.
Experience Contemporary Elegance
From the moment guests step into the newly renovated lobby, they will realize that this hotel has strived to exceed all expectations. The lobby, or Gallery, features both a front desk and a self-registration kiosk; checking in has never been so easy. Before heading up to their room, guests can stop into the TV den to catch up [...]