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“Average.”
Review of Acenar

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Ranked #101 of 5 053 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: St. Mary's
Transit: Yes
Description: Acenar...A culinary explosion of flavors created by restaurateur Lisa Wong ...an expression of Latino Passion and Pizzazz! This blend of authentic Mexican recipes and culinary artistic flair has created unique tastes that will ignite your senses... Savor our crab tacos, duck tinga, cabrito, four versions of tantalizing enchiladas, seafood fideo, or three-mole ossobuco. Then cool down the spice with a little ice and sip on a mescal elixir, melon mojito or Acenar's signature hand-shaken margarita. Enjoy these taste sensations in the most unique space on the River Walk - whether you choose to dine on the scenic patio or the below the linticular mural offering up a slice of Latino life... Acenar will serve up an unforgettable sensory experience. Located on Houston Street along the eastern bank of the San Antonio River Walk next to the Hotel Valencia. Acenar... Hot Mex - Cool Bar. Ignite your senses!
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is more of an upscale Tex-Mex. It was not bad, it was just not that great. The plates are small. The acoustics are horrible. You cannot have a conversation. For the prices, it should be a lot better.

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Thank guybeau2016
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Our family of five all preferred Acenar to La Gloria at the Pearl - all five.

Additionally, our server was amazing - telling us great stories about the local history. We had a blast and will definitely return.

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Thank LuxeFamilyFun
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely recommended!
I had the freshest and most delicious guacamole ever!
Dishes are big, not easy to finish them

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during or river walk day. Service was friendly but slow. Margarita was excellent, Tex Mex food was tasty but a little expensive.

Thank msmeower
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Refreshing flavorful table side guacamole with warm, freshly made tortilla chips and a bright relaxing Margarita begin any delightful dining at Acenar. The Mexican cuisine combines creativity and authenticity. The mole sauce on the enchiladas calmly and richly soothes the taste buds while the duck chalupas intrigue and sparkle with cool freshness. And to think, you get to indulge in this culinary joy while sitting on a balcony overlooking the San Antonio riverwalk just out of reach of the noisy crowds a block away. Acenar has become my favorite for Mexican in San Antonio.

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Thank travelerstomaine
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