About Zocca

Zocca offers contemporary Italian cuisine, fine wine, and cocktails at one of the most scenic spots on San Antonio’s renowned Riverwalk, where towering cypress trees shade the restaurant’s riverside patio. Zocca’s casually elegant interior of burnished copper, rich wood, and handsome onyx panels creates a relaxed, welcoming ambiance. The culinary artists in Zocca’s kitchen bring a contemporary spin to traditional Old World flavors, focusing on locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients to create delectable and memorable dishes. Zocca’s private dining options can accommodate from 10 guests to 100, in an al fresco patio setting to the convivial Chef’s Table to buy-out of the entire restaurant.

420 W. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Contemporary Italian

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Sunday - Saturday: 6:30am - 11:00am;
Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm;
Bar: Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00am

Cross Street:
Navarro Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(210) 444-6070

Website:
http://www.zoccariverwalk.com/

Parking Details:
Pull into the Westin Riverwalk porte-cochere on 420 W. Market Street. Reduced Valet parking is offered at $8.00 when dinning with us in Zocca.

Executive Chef:
Jeff Foresman

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Zocca Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Scenic View (7)
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Quiet Conversation (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Waterfront (6)
Business Meals (6)
Romantic (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Fun (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
People Watching (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Seasonal (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Authentic (1)
Casual (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Cozy (1)
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Amazing service by the waiter i wish i could remember his name to give him the credit! Dinner was great and turned out to be a great anniversary dinner for me and my husband thanks to the help of our waiter since it was our first time there. Overall great experience!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Food was great but the service was incredible. They surprised my mom with a dessert for her birthday!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Very mediocre food, bitter olive oil for bread dipping. Expensive.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Date night with wife on riverwalk and celebration of new job here. Food was amazing. Hostess that sat us was friendly and engaging. Waiter, Orlando, was super - great dining experience!

Tags: Scenic View, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 12, 2017

Amazing service. Amazing food. Amazing setting. So happy we found this place.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Waterfront, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food and service was excellent. Very nice Italian restaurant right on the River Walk.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access
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food4
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Took my girlfriend here and absolutely loved it! I have crohn's disease and cant tolerate any bit of gluten. I'm usually in pain within hours if I have anything with wheat, but they made accommodations for me. We both ordered the chicken Alfredo pasta and didn't have mistakes on the order. They use a different shape and type of noodle for those that cant process wheat.
Overall, the atmosphere was a little more upscale than average places, the food was delicious and came in large portions, and the waiter/hostess were very polite. It was a little noisy, but nothing that wasn't tolerable after the crowd left. Definitely a nice place to go to if you have gluten intolerance and want a safe place to go out to eat!

Tags: Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Wonderful spot on the Riverwalk. The food and service were great.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Not a best experience. Food was too salty. Ordered rack of lamb and asked for the medium rare they made it medium well.. my wife's red snapper was overcooked. Extremely dry ..
Waiter was very helpful . Overall not a best experience..

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

We had breakfast around 10:00 a.m. They have a buffet that looked very good but we ordered off the menu and it was very good. Friendly and efficient service and good food at a good price!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Stayed in San Antonio for 4 nights . This was the best place to eat that we visited and would highly recommend .

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

They had my table ready right away. The service was outstanding & the food was delicious!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on July 21, 2017

The food and the service was fantastic. I have Celiac disease and was able to safely eat here. Thank you!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Waterfront, Gluten Free Options
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Very flavorful, didn't expect that. Not just a river walk touristy place.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Food was just marginal for the price - we started with a caesar salad and caprese salad. Caesar dressing was bland and lack flavor. Pasta was ok but nothing to bring me back here - could have stayed in our room and had a burger from room service and had a better meal. Service was good, when you saw the waiter - it wasnt that busy. As soon as we ordered, our waiter said he had to leave due to a family emergency and we had a replacement, saw him even less than original waiter. They really need to up their game if they want my dinner dining dollar again.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Looking for something close to the San Antonio Convention Center? This is an excellent choice. The restaurant is along the Riverwalk but it's on a branch that is more subdued and quieter. Perfect for a less raucous meal. Oh, and yes the food was excellent.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Food was low on flavor. Server actively steered me away from one menu item I was planning on ordering. We saw two cockroaches.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Took my dad for Father's Day. It was fabulous. We each had a pasta dish for lunch. His pappardelle with fresh lump crab meat was heaven. It had a hint of citrus and the asparagus shavings really worked with the flavors. My spaghetti with a jumbo meatball was wonderful. The meatball was juicy and flavorful and was not tough or dense. The sauce came with a small scoop of lemon herb ricotta which really balanced out the flavors of the sauce and the meatball. For dessert we had the pistachio and orange cream cannolis. They came on a tile with chocolate writing wishing my dad a happy Father's Day. The detail to which this restaurant goes to please its customers is just so nice. I would recommend to anyone to come and try their authentic Italian cuisine.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Romantic, Fun, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Nice meal; view of Riverwalk but with some separation from all the traffic; very sweet to my kiddo as it was her birthday... good options for kids meals. Most of us really enjoyed our meals. Would be nice to have a happy hour drink special, or some less expensive beverage options... but all in all, nice experience.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on May 27, 2017

After the great reviews I was looking forward to eating here. It was disappointing. It was loud, even though we asked for a quiet place, the food was average but with above average costs. The gluten free options are not what I expected. They did take great care to ensure I didn't eat anything that I was sensitive to( dairy, gluten)

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Paleo Friendly, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Food was good. Service was attentive. I've had meals that were as good or better for less, but on the San Antonio Riverwalk, you pay a premium for the location.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, People Watching
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on May 20, 2017

We visited for our anniversary dinner. Our waiter (wish I remembered his name to give him the credit) was wonderful in every way you want a waiter to be. We split the ceaser salad, the calamari and the fettuccine; all were great. Would definitely recommend, and return when in San Antonio again.

Tags: Waterfront, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Delicious food! The location is perfect with waterfront seating and the service was great.

Tags: Healthy, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on May 19, 2017

The chef was very accommodating & prepared 2 vegan dishes....however it took way too long ...& the restaurant got extremely noicy ...we should have dined outside seating...we would have been able to enjoy our conversation while we waited for our food. We appreciate her efforts & the dishes were good, but the wait & noice level spoiled our appreciate of the restaurant.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on May 18, 2017

My husband and I spent 4 nights at the Westin, and the meal we had at Zocca, on the riverwalk, was the best meal,all week. Delicious food, well prepared and presented, and excellent service. Great ambience!

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 (Denver)·Dined on May 14, 2017

We came on Mother's Day. We made reservations as well as looking at the menu online. When we arrived, it was a brunch, with no options. It was $45 and the lunch items on the menu were around $12. It was too late to switch restaurants. My children were taking me there for Mother's Day and it was so disappointing for them because I had to help pay for it. The food was ok, but not $45 worth.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Food was absolutely fabulous! Service was acceptable

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Pasta tasted average. Pretty disappointing for what the restaurant was charing for it. The water had a metallic taste to it. The view and the ambiance was nice.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Love this spot. It's on a quiet bend in the river, with a fountain adjacent. Really beautiful, great food, great service. A favorite, for sure. Doesn't feel touristy, very serene.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Scenic View, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Great food. Outdoor patio offers great view of riverwalk but secluded enough to ensure a private meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Absolutely wonderful selection of food and some great gluten free items. Our service was Wonderful, thanks Andy! Some of the most delicious food I've had. A wonderful spot on the riverwalk.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Authentic, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on May 1, 2017

Great place to dine outdoors on the River Walk. On a quieter part of the River Walk. Good food and excellent service.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

We requested a table outside when we reserved but they had no record of it and there was nothing available. When we were finally seated after complaining, our server was terrible. She behaved like this was a military operation and we should just get on with it. My husband's food was cold. The food overall was very ordinary. The inside of the restaurant looks like a low-class cafeteria. We were guests of the hotel and they were very slow with breakfast. It took over 20 minutes for breakfast to appear. I would not go back.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on April 23, 2017

This restaurant has a great location on the Riverwalk. They are on the less crowded side so you can enjoy a nice meal without constant traffic by your table. Unfortunately, the night we were there the service was not up to par. We were there on a Sunday night and the restaurant was not packed but there was too much time between courses and getting another glass of wine. The waiter did not check back often.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Great late night dinner with good wine, appetizer, and entree choices. The calamari was yummy, especially with the green sauce for dipping. And I personally loved the salmon plate. I highly recommend it! Kudos to the chef on the sauce! Nice setting on the Riverwalk, though we remained inside on a cooler evening. We had a 9pm reservation, so not too many people dining at that time. Most activity was at the bar.
Waiter was very attentive and provided good service, and could've received a higher rating. However, he felt the need to tell us he was leaving since he had to be back to work the next morning at 10, which came across as "poor me." We were finished, so he should've just closed us out without all the detail.
Overall pleasant dining experience.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Great food and service. Traditional Italian on the waterfront.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Second time to eat here. Food was wonderful but wait staff a little slow. Overall it ended up being a nice time and will go again!

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Food and service was on point. The alfredo is a must. Pumpkin ravioli were rich, but sort of one note. Calamari were fantastically crisp and well seasoned. Great job by server Daniel. The outdoor area is romantic and beautiful. I highly recommend.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Houston)·Dined on April 14, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed everything we will be back

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on April 9, 2017

Great service and great food. It is a nice spot for something special. Breakfast is not crazy like the evening hours so I would definitely recommend this time and restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, People Watching, Special Occasion
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