245 East Commerce Street
San Antonio, TX
phone 210-227-7482
fax 210-225-5402


Rita’s On The River is a Tex-Mex restaurant on the River Walk known for the Texas-sized Margaritas, ice cold beer and delicious, sizzling fajitas with Texas-sized portions and beautiful River Walk views!

Located at 245 E. Commerce, on the River Walk level of the Rio Plaza building, Rita’s on the River offers a large, covered outdoor patio to enjoy our classic River Margaritas and traditional live Mariachi music daily. For breakfast (Saturdays and Sundays), lunch or dinner, Rita’s on the River is the perfect place with a fun, casual atmosphere with a friendly staff ready to make your experience memorable.

Try some of our Tex-Mex favorites such as our tomatillo sour cream enchiladas, Chile Relleno stuffed with ground beef and cheese, battered, deep-fried and served with a warm tomato salsa, combination plates, soups, salads and our fresh made flan, fried ice cream and sopapillas topped with powdered sugar and served with honey. Rita’s on the River also offers hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and a variety of appetizers to please everyone! Rita’s offers a children’s menu and an activity book.

Rita’s on the River has vegetarian friendly items on the menu as well. The Vegetarian Fajitas come with a medley of fresh sauteed vegetables served sizzling, vegan beans (vegetable oil used) and even our handmade flour tortillas are made with vegetable oil.

Rita’s now offers breakfast from 9:00 am to 11:00 am every Saturday and Sunday with traditional breakfast plates as well as a variety of breakfast tacos made with our homemade flour tortillas.

Come and have the San Antonio Tex-Mex experience at Rita’s on the River at Rio Plaza, under Crockett and Navarro, in the heart of downtown on the most beautiful area on the Riverwalk. Come, enjoy a Texas-sized margarita and see for yourself, Rita’s on the River has the warmth and feel of San Antonio in the heart of Texas.

Rita’s on the River is a partner of a group of organizations including Rio Plaza Private Events, Rio Plaza Beverage and Catering Services, Pizzarita’s and others in the United States.

Rita’s on the River and its partners work each year to donate and contribute food, money, labor, time, and sponsorship efforts in order to give back to the community and show support of local charities, associations, and benefit events while also enhancing the lives of our Rita’s on the River family by participating in such endeavors.