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About Dorrego's @ Hotel Valencia Riverwalk

The new restaurant, Dorrego’s, is named for the famed Plaza Dorrego, a public square located in the historic San Telmo neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Plaza Dorrego is filled with cafes, bars and pubs, and is a popular gathering place for locals and visitors alike.

Hotel Valencia Riverwalk’s Executive Chef, Anthony Mesa draws his inspiration from the rich culinary heritage of Argentina. An extensive wine list will be a focal point for diners. The restaurant’s décor reflects the Spanish Colonial design and architectural heritage of Argentina, with a touch of Parisian bistro panache. Dorrego’s also features a new restaurant bar, and the welcoming space is ideal for gathering and lingering.

Dorrego’s appealing terrace features additional seating topped with comfortable Spanish/Mediterranean-style cushions. The terrace features numerous planter pots, which blend the space into its tranquil River Walk setting.

150 East Houston St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Argentinean

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday
Breakfast 630am-1030am
Lunch 11am - 2pm
Dinner 5pm - 10pm
Bar 11am-2am

Cross Street:
North Saint Marys

Dress Code:
Resort Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(210) 230-8454

Website:
http://www.hotelvalencia-riverwalk.com/dorregos

Parking Details:
Valet Parking is complimentary if dining in Dorrego's or hanging out in Naranja.

Executive Chef:
Anthony Mesa

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have the capacity to do "buy outs" and parties ranging from 12 people to 25 people. Please call for availability and pricing.

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

IT'S A FIRE AND ICE NEW YEAR'S EVE IN SAN ANTONIO
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk has been completely reimagined with a 10 Million dollar renovation. Help us kick off 2018 in our new space. Join us for a Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve party Valencia Style. Stay downtown on the River Walk at the Romantic Hotel

Dorrego's @ Hotel Valencia Riverwalk Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (8)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Notable Wine List (4)
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Quiet Conversation (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Casual (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Scenic View (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Business Meals (2)
Cozy (2)
Fun (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Romantic (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Authentic (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (San Antonio)·Dined a day ago

My wife and I really enjoyed the food. We had a few really good unique cocktails too. I ordered an additional cocktail 1/4 of the way through the meal. By the time we finished the meal (20 minutes after I ordered the cocktail) I was still waiting for the cocktail. After telling the waiter that I no longer wanted the cocktail, he and the manager were very apologetic and reasonable. We told them we loved the food but the fact that the 2nd cocktail never showed up was unacceptable. We will come back.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined 5 days ago

For my birthday! Great food, nice atmosphere!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined 6 days ago

Bread before and during dinner was burnt. First drink choice was unavailable, and the second one (both bottled drinks) took until appetizer to get. Bar and dining areas were small and not full to capacity (on a Saturday evening), so the wait was beyond puzzling. Waiter delivered and collected food/drinks as if unsure of how to properly handle. Portions were in between single and family-size so ordering is challenging. Prawn dish was flavorless. Short rib ravioli was over cooked/dried out and tasted like sausage. Asparagus tasted as if Twang had been sprinkled on after. Disappointing cuisine experience for what should have been finer dining.

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·Dined on October 24, 2017

The kitchen was super slow however the waiter tried his best to compensate for it. The food was average and therefore too expensive for was it was. The fillet was good!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Scenic View
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We waited 10 minutes for water, ten more for bread. Two waiters thought they were our waiter and appeared to be stoned. The giggled a lot. Food is good. Just a need for a manager.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The Sunday lunch menu is very limited but the food we got was very good as was the service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food was okay but not worth the cost. Wine was very over priced. For what we paid for dinner for 4, I expect much better food and service than we experienced. We won't go back and I won't recommend this restaurant to others.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great food and service! We sat outside in a comfortable setting with good weather.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Happy Hour
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 22, 2017

My friend and I tried Dorrego's before seeing a musical at the Majestic Theater, just a half-block away. Overall, the food was inventive and pretty good, but not memorable. The Branzino was a whole fish with delicious seasoning sliced in half (with very few bones) that was easily enough for two. The hearts of palm salad, asparagus, and baked potato side dishes were fairly pedestrian, but the grilled street corn was fabulous. When we had questions about wine choices, our waiter very graciously brought out samples for us to try. The decor is tasteful and the atmosphere was thankfully on the quiet side, which is great for conversation. It was a bit too warm to dine outside, but the outdoor patio looked divine.

Tags: Tapas, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Enjoyed the restaurant very much. We dined on the patio which was pleasant and had pretty views. The food was delicious. The prawns were nicely done and tasty. The short rib ravioli is interesting and heavy and delicious all at the same time. We didn't care for the potato sides. It would have been nice to have a few more side options that were not so starchy. The waiter was polite - seemed new and nervous- and not as outgoing as we'd have liked. Overall I would recommend. I will be going back again.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Very enjoyable. Service wonderful! Good meal. However, limited menu. Fantastic restaurant for pre-Majestic Theatre. So convenient.

Tags: Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Went with a group of friends and really enjoyed the food and ambiance.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Just ok. Service tried really hard but it lacks in everything to be a great meal. Food is ok, selection is underwhelming, ambiance is nice. Noting more.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 17, 2017

The staff were very professional and attentive. We took advantage of the $35 restaurant week menu. We ordered two drinks Nostalgia (whiskey cocktail ) and My wife had the mango habanero gin cocktail both were excellent. The salad was very good, my had Shrimp and Grits and I had wyhgu steak kabob. The dessert for me rice pudding brûlée and My wife house made sorbet. All of the courses were superb. This was our first time and will not be our last. It was a delightful experience.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Birthday celebration for a friend who was excited to try this new restaurant. We waited an extremely long time between our first course and main dish. Then when the food arrived the portion was tiny. Disappointed.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Went for restaurant week. They had a rice pudding brulee that NEEDS to be on their regular menu. Absolutely delicious. Watermelon gazpacho was a refreshing appetizer. Only down side is the drink service was a bit slow for pairing with the courses.

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·Dined on July 26, 2017

Beautiful restaurant inside and on the patio. Too far above the river to receive decent breeze in summer. Pidgeons are brazen and annoying. Menu is limited. I had the short rib ravioli. It was decent but on the bland side...way too much sauce. Food is beautifully presented and wait staff is stellar.

Tags: Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 26, 2017

The restaurant was well designed. The staff appeared to be very kind people, who were significantly under trained. The food is OK. But, the menu is very limited. Cocktails were not well selected or well made. Not one to try again.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Had a great anniversary dinner with our 8 year old in tow. Food was delicious and we had great service up until someone forgot to put in the desert order. Thankfully we were staying at the hotel so I could take our restless kid back while my husband waited 30 minutes for the desert. It was yummy too, but very small portions for that long of a wait.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Austin)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Honestly, one of the worst dining experiences I've ever had. I believe we might have been Michael's first table he's ever waited on. He didn't have any knowledge of the menu. I expected to be wowed and you guys missed the mark.

I ordered the ravioli dish and it appeared to be smothered in a watery tomato sauce to cover the fact that they were not holding together. Thumbs down on appearance, concept, and most of all flavor. The potato wedges were bulky and way over cooked.

The fried chicken breast was tasty. As was the grilled chicken salad.

For what you are trying to accomplish, you need a trained wait staff because we knew exactly what we were getting as soon as he stepped to the table. He was a polite kid who was in over his head!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on June 30, 2017

The new decor and remodel is beautiful. Great job overall with the space. It seems like they may still be working on service. There were two waiters for 6 tables, so not overly busy, but our waiter seemed frazzled and forgetful. He did not check on the meal, did not refill waters and forgot to bring condiments when asked. We had the grilled meat platter, which was average, nothing that would bring me back. Perhaps some of the other menu items would have been better. In summary, I miss Citrus.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 25, 2016

Always a great experience at Citrus, but unfortunately, we arrived on the evening of the river parade and lighting. Valet parking was not validated, which while only $7, was quite annoying when one considers the difficulty of even getting to the restaurant on that evening. If you can manage to valet on most other evenings, Citrus is a great venue.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Wanted to sit outside as it is highlighted as a fantastic river walk restaurant. Outside was closed for a private event...no signs, no mentions till we had invested money to take a uber there. Perfect....seating is not private, in any way. Almost on top of other guests. Compare to seating at a buffet. Open and super close. Good looked and sounded amazing. Wine was marked up 400-500%. Frogs Prince Cab $13 a glass. Yea right.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 3, 2016

Good but not great. they have had some turnover in chefs and they haven't figured out how to distinguish themselves in a city with many spectacular venues.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 29, 2016

The entrees were delicious but the salads left a lot to be desired. We were celebrating a special birthday at the restaurant and were seated in a separate room. The solo room was great, except the speaker didn't work so at times, it was painfully quiet. Also, knowing our occasion and for the high bill we paid, we sure didn't feel special....not so much as a slice of cake with a candle for the birthday boy. Again, main courses were awesome but the rest of the experience left us underwhelmed.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 22, 2016

This restaurant used to be one to rave about back in it's beginning days, although the nostalgia was the only thing I was feeling this evening. The restaurant was dead at 8:30 on a Friday night. The lobster flautas were good but tiny. The eggplant, kale dish was palatable but because I cant eat pasta we missed out on the kale part. There were a group of miltary guys sitting next to us, with a case of beer ,their own food spread out and then started dancing around their table as they blared music from one of their phones. It was disturbing as they were obviously not guests of Citrus. Also I am not Thomas McDermott. Not sure how my account got mixed up with his.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 29, 2016

Slow service for lunch with one server and three tables of twosomes. The burger was overcooked and fish tacos were dry. The price is a bit much for a limited lunch menu. Nice seating on outside terrace.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 23, 2016

This place was great. The food was great as well. I had a bottle of Hommage a Jauques Perrin Chateaunuef-du-Pape 2010 that we enjoyed in the lounge afterwards

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 16, 2016

Just so-so. Slow inattentive service.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 27, 2016

Great place. Great waitstaff. Great food! We will be back!

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 26, 2016

Great surprise. Good was great as well as ambiance. Terrific lunch.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 20, 2016

Nice - very quite and Romantic. Wait staff made themselves scarce. I think it was part of the romantic atmosphere but a little more attention for drinks would have been nice

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 20, 2016

It was excellent food, with an ambience that was actually relaxing.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 18, 2016

I have been to Citrus' restaurant week before and had a good experience, but this time was disappointing. The service was good, but over half of the items ordered from the pre fixe menu were poorly executed. The duck was overcooked on both orders, the citrus salad was nothing special, and the desserts were dense and dry. I would be hesitant to return.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 18, 2016

I friend and I went for their special restaurant week menu. The appetizers were good, but the entree and desserts were sub-par. One ordered the duck and the other miso halibut. The duck's skin was far from crispy and the rice had no flavor; the halibut was a bit of a burn on the sear and everything was incredibly salty--not just miso salty. Lastly the dessert tasted like it had been sitting all day. I'm glad it was the special menu price, otherwise we would have sent everything back to the kitchen.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 16, 2016

Food was amazing, and the service great. I especially liked that they were promoting their Restaurant Week menu. I've visited restaurants where you have to ask for it. Great experience!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 6, 2016

Food was amazing once we got our order taken. We waited for over 30 minutes to have our order taken once I finally got up and asked someone to help me. Our waiter, I forget his name since I rarely saw him must have thought we were invisible. Despite the rocky start the food was amazing!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 3, 2016

Worse steak EVER. Super over priced for the quality of the food. I felt like I paid $200.00 for TV Dinners.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on July 28, 2016

Very nice place .. The hotel area was beautiful as well!! Sat by the outside doors so we could see the view, spectacular!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 23, 2016

We had yet another wonderful evening at Citrus. The quality and service level is high, and the noise level is low. Great decor, valet parking, and overall beautiful surroundings from the moment one walks in from busy Houston Street. The entire menu is great, but the $16 gourmet burger and fries is worth every penny. Amazing! I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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