Zocca

4.1
733 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Waterfront
  • Bar Seating
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, American, Contemporary Italian
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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
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Phone number
(210) 444-6070
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeff Foresman
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Navarro Street
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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.
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
What 733 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We had a great time bartender were great service was great thanks for everything.

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4.0Dined on June 22, 2018

camr here for lunch alone after a spa treatment (its at the Westin on the riverwalk). order the (lunch priton) of the paparradelle with lump crab. it was fantastic. good wine choices. oredered a moscato and a pino grigio. chatted quite a bit with my waitress (jessica L). she was great brought me an amazing dessert compliments of the chef because she said she had a grat time talking to me. She also "couln't find" the button for the moscato so she comped that. liked it so much brought my husband and his collegue for dinner. dinner wasnt quite as good food wise but our waiter (Raul) was very good brought us a special dessert that wasnt yet on the menu. Coffe cheesecake on a chocolate cookie crumb crust, covered in dolce de leche. Order that!

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4.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Celebrating my wife’s birthday, restaurant were great and surprised with an amazing celebratory desert!

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Over 5 nights dining out in San Antonio this was the best food we had

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2.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Should you decide to eat here for breakfast I would recommend the buffet to avoid the service problems and to get a better value for your dollar if you eat enough. The food was average, overpriced, and the service was poor (disorganized, forgot the bacon in the omelet, forgot the berries for my dates pancakes).

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day massacre. Confusion over reservation and timing of brunch. Disorganized - not prepared for our Open Table reservation for six. Breakfast was slightly better than at a Holiday Inn. Brunch items had no Mother’s Day special features - and food was bland. At $45 a person - no tablecloth, no ambiance, fluorescent style bright lighting. All in all a real disappointment.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Our waiter was excellent, and we had a nice outdoor table. The view is the less traveled part of the river, so not all that wonderful. The food was great, as was the wine. I asked for the spaghetti and meatballs without meatballs and with vegetables instead, and it was delicious.
Everyone seemed to enjoy the meal.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Some of the best pasta dishes we’ve eaten. The service was abysmal but since we weren’t in a rush (& had experienced mostly horrible service all over San Antonio) we went with it. The baked ziti is to die for.

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1.0Dined on April 27, 2018

The food was not seasoned well, over cooked & ingredients of poor quality. Waiter was cordial but seemed to be acutely under the influence of something. It would have been bad at any cost, but certainly for the price paid, it was a bad dinner.

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2.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food at this restaurant was truly "sub-par". My husband's ravioli had a terrible consistency, and my alfredo was lacking taste.
On the upside, the bartender really knew what she was doing and made a great Manhattan.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The waitress I had on Saturday April 7th was amazing. She helped us out so much. If your the manager it was during the morning. She gave us two waters to go and cranberry juice. I had the gluten feee French toast. I sadly forgot her name. Give her a raise.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Awesome place right by the river. Food was excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Nice place for lunch

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1.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We booked Zocca for three at brunch time. It wasn’t that busy when we got there. The host sat us by the river walk, which was nice but only brought two menus and one set of silverware. He said he would be right back with another menu and two more silverware but never returned. Our waitress showed up we ordered our food. We got our drinks sans the water we asked for with it. When our food arrived we got the wrong food, and was missing a side. We sent back the food and finally got the right meals but never got the side or the water we asked for. Another waiter asked if we needed anything and we asked for salt and pepper, she left and ever came back. We resorted to stealing it from a near by table. It took us 30 minutes to get our check and pay. Only plus side was it was by the river walk and parking was cheap

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food was great, but service was extremely slow. Our glasses were empty before they were refilled, and we waited almost 30 minutes for the bill after we finished eating.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great meal. Truly could it ask for anything more. Strongly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We stayed in San Antonio two nights, the first night ate in the crowded dining area. We passed Zocca on our way back to the hotel and noticed that it was in a less crowded spot. We stopped there for lunch the next day and had a wonderful meal, great service and no crowds. There was the added delight of watching a mother duck tend her eggs under a nearby bush. We liked it so much we returned for dinner that night and enjoyed delicious filet mignon. Our waiter remembered us from lunch and gave us dessert as a thanks for returning. The food is fresh, beautifully prepared, and the menu has lots of choices. The outside dining offers great ambiance right next to a less crowded part of the Riverwalk.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Good food, beautiful view on the river walk

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Good location under the Westin on the Riverwalk. We had pizza and salad - no complaints. Orlando our server was great. Would return

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1.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We took our kids and they ate at a kids pace but by the time they were tired of sitting there we still didn’t have our food. Then when I was able to eat my meal the food was terrible. Definitely not what I expected

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Took my wife to this restaurant to celebrate her birthday. Made reservation online for two. Upon arriving, we were seated outside by the Riverwalk. This restaurant was the perfect spot to unwind and spend a special occasion with my wife. Enjoyed a glass of Malbec wine. My wife ordered the Boneless Short Rib melted sweet potatoes, cipollini onions, romanesco, cauliflower, green beans and I ordered the Brick Oven Chicken white beans, kale, mushrooms, seasonal vegetables, pan jus. Both dinner plates were delicious. The short ribs were so tender and the meat just melted in your mouth. I would highly recommend these entrees. Wife was given a complimentary cheesecake dessert that was divine. Compliments to the Chef. Definitely would go back for the the delicious food and the ambiance.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Scheduling our table for two was very easy with the OpenTable App!
We had a great time on our 20th Wedding Anniversary! The Service and food were fantastic! We were seated near the entrance and bar and much of the socializing made for a higher than anticipated noise volume. Portions are large. Plan to bring home leftovers if you do not share.
We are looking forward to returning, soon!
Fantastic!

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4.0Dined on February 28, 2018

wonderful meal!
quiet inside, but laughing outside
riverside

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

My husband and I loved the food here. I highly recommend the Caeser salad! We got fresh bread at our table and even though we were sitting outside away from everyone, we still got excellent service! We will definitely be going back!

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Our waiter and meals were excellent, though being seated was a bit fragmented.

Ambience isn’t great, it’s a big restaurant that was only half full. So it was a fairly echoey, and the lighting is pretty intense.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Very Good Italian cuisine. Enjoyed the appetizers, main entree and the dessert. Foodies will enjoy.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Great service and food

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

It was an average meal, service was good and prompt....food was ok.....warm but not hot....very pleasant people at the front of the house and wait staff did good......

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food was really good! The only weird thing was the bread.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Was there for Valentine’s Day dinner . Ambiance not so good for a quiet evening meal or date night. Pricey, limited menu but food is good.
Enjoyed the location on the river walk.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

The Italian food--caprese salad, meatball fritters, and tagiatelle with bolognese sauce, followed by an interesting and pretty much indescribable dessert--was delicious. It was a quiet Sunday evening, so the room was quiet, and that was nice. But the best part was our server, who was friendly, very knowledgeable about the food and wine, and a real addition to the evening.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Our server was amazing! Great food with a gluten-free menu! And our server even brought special gluten free bread. Highly recommend for a late night girl friend date!

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

The pasta was very good. Overall, it was an above average meal.

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4.0Dined on January 9, 2018

Very nice restaurant with excellent food. On the Riverwalk, but a wall obstructs views from the indoor seating area.

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2018

It was a nice dinner but it took forever for anyone to wait on us. Once they started the night was great.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 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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3.0Dined on September 21, 2017

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

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3.0Dined on September 21, 2017

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

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5.0Dined on September 15, 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!

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5.0Dined on September 11, 2017

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

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