Sonya: Gulf fish tacos combined with a melon mojito makes for the perfect evening on the River Walk at this innovative contemporary Mexican restaurant.
Bryan: Very cool vibe with huge windows, outside patio area and the coolest X shaped bar tables you have every seen. Great go to for a classic handmade cocktail.
Lara: Close to the Alamo, shaded by native live oak trees, the Biergarten offers authentic Bavarian fare, including sausages, pretzels, kraut and ice cold beers.
Albert: Billed as a Texas bistro, you can’t go wrong with their blackened prime rib, fresh seafood or table-side guacamole. My favorite is their affordable and tasty lunch offerings enjoyed at a sidewalk table right on the Riverwalk.
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum
Sonya: Good conversation, great food and spectacular wildlife exhibits. Fun for the entire family. Show your Valero Alamo Bowl ticket stub and receive $2 off (up to 10) admission to the Buckhorn or Texas Ranger Museums.
Charlie Wants A Burger Sports Bar
Gil: Big screen TVs plus top-notch burgers and the River Walk’s largest selection of craft beers make this my home away from home.
Dick’s Last Resort
Seth: It’s a guaranteed good time filled with tasty food and light-hearted sarcastic humor from the waitstaff. Fans receive 15% off food.
The Esquire Tavern
Rick: The oldest bar on the Riverwalk was given a classy upgrade in 2011. It’s cool, dark and the perfect late night stop when you want a cold beer or craft cocktail to pair with a good food.
Sidne: You’ll never leave hungry at Fuddruckers. Great burgers and great atmosphere. Walking distance from the Alamo too!
Hard Rock Café
Kelly: Great food. Fast service and fun atmosphere. Can’t wait to have another Rockin’ good time at the Hard Rock Cafe. Fans receive 20% off food, non-alcoholic drinks and retail items.
Julie: A 20 minute walk from the downtown along the new Museum Reach of the River Walk, the Pearl development is a most stop for any foodies. Good luck picking between one of my favorite restaurants there: Cured (farm-to-table), La Gloria (Mexican), Green (vegan), Sandbar (seafood) and il Sogno (Italian).
Josephine St. Cafe
Derrick: Jo Street is known for its world class chicken fried steak, succulent pork chops & chicken and handmade desserts. Don’t miss the 500 year old tree inside the restaurant.
Maddogs British Pub
Sidne: Famous for their Fish & Chips but the menu boasts the best of British Pub Grub, Maddogs has also been voted the “People’s Choice” for entertainment on the River Walk.
Rick: Their Shrimp Paesano is almost as famous as the River Walk. Celebrate with agood meal riverside while sipping one of their signature cocktails…or two.
Q Kitchen I Bar
Julie: Relaxed atmosphere. Great Bar-B-Q. 100 beers on tap. 50 types of whiskey. Locally inspired.
Sidne: Part restaurant, part adventure the Rainforest Cafe re-creates a tropical rainforest with waterfalls, lush vegetation and indigenous creatures.
The Republic of Texas Restaurant
Bryan: Authentic Texas cookin’ right on the River Walk. Do miss out on the Akaushi Burger, the beef is only bred in Yoakum, Texas and guarded by the Texas Rangers.
Rio Rio Cantina and Naked Iguana Tequila Lounge
Lara: Experience bold, fresh Tex-Mex on the River Walk. My favorite stop for chips & salsa and refreshing Rio Rita.
Rosario’s Mexican Restaurant
Sonya: The menu combines traditional south-of-the-border dishes with authentic house specialties, all prepared with a contemporary twist. Some favorites include shrimp nachos, fish tacos, ceviche, tacos callejeros, parrillas and specialty margaritas. Show your ticket and receive a “chef’s surprise” appetizer.
Sazo’s at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel
Seth: My favorite is their tasty breakfast buffet with warm bacon and chef prepared omelets. Perfect place to start the day.
Tower of the Americas
Sidne: The 750-foot-tall Tower of the Americas provides guests the most spectacular view of the Alamo City. Enjoy an elegant dinner at the top or experience the 4D Skies Over Texas Theater Ride.
Lara: You haven’t experienced Texas until you’ve had Whataburger. It’s a Texas tradition.
Zocca Cuisine D’italita
Sonya: Authentic dishes that evoke the warm, relaxed hospitality of Italy. Dine al fresco on the riverside patio or relax in the casual, contemporary ristorante.