River Restaurants offers a unique dining experience in our River Boat Dining; it is a fabulous way to spice up a party for friends, family or a corporate event. Board a boat and sail away on a tour of the Historic San Antonio River Walk, and enjoy a world class meal from your choice of Michelino’s or Café Ole.
If it’s just the two of you, we also offer our Community Boats from Café Ole to all River Walk Patrons, but book ahead because seats are limited.
Reservations for private barges must be made through Rio San Antonio Cruises (210) 244-5700. Each Barge holds a maximum of 20 people for dinner, and 30 people for cocktail cruises. When booking a private barge you have a choice of Michelino’s, Café Ole, or Lone Star Cafe and all Catering arrangements should be made through the Catering office at (210) 281-1292.
Our Community Barges can be booked for up to 20 people, and have a set menu:
Cafe Ole Community Barges Include:
Chips, Salsa & Chile Con Queso
Entree Choice of:- 1/2 pound of Chicken or Beef Fajitas
Served with Spanish Rice and Charro Beans, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Sour Cream, and Flour Tortillas
Children’s Entrée Choice of: Cheese Enchilada, Crispy Beef Taco Or Cheese Quesadilla Served with Refried Beans and Spanish Rice
Dessert: Fried Ice Cream
Children's Entree Choice of:
Chicken Fingers with Fries or Mac and Cheese
Non Alcoholic Beverages Included
Alcoholic Beverages are available, charged on consumption.
Adults - $37.50 + tax and gratuity
Children - $15 + tax and gratuity
Community Boats start at Café Ole and will end at the same spot. The standard river boat dining cruise last approximately an hour. Please purchase your tickets online buy clicking the above link. You will not receive paper tickets or vouchures, your name will go on a generated list and you will just give your name to the host and she will show you to the boat.
All cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. If there is no cancellation made you will be charged for your reservation.
In case of inclement weather, Rio Cruises,ie the boat company, will cancel one hour before the scheduled dinner cruise, at that time you will be notified of cancellation.