The Omni La Mansión del Rio epitomizes the San Antonio River Walk experience, and its fine dining restaurant perfectly complements that classy, old world style. Las Canarias is an ideal setting for a quiet evening of flamenco guitar music, fine wine, and gourmet delights. An AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, it's popular with locals and visitors alike for its extensive wine list, its adventuresome menu, and its commitment to fresh, sustainable, farm-to-table fare. With windows overlooking the San Antonio River and the River Walk, the quiet, multi-tiered dining room is often home to special wine pairing dinners. The restaurant features vegetarian options, including some off-menu dishes that benefit from a waiter's explanation. For those who want to splurge on a special evening, the chef's tasting menu (about $150) or the special five-course prix-fixe for $39 are good values. Las Canarias is also home to perhaps the best champagne brunch in town. I'd like to take my mother here for Easter brunch or Mother's Day, but each year it seems I forget to make reservations far enough in advance and find they're full. Of course, reservations are a good idea anytime here.
San Antonio› Restaurant
At the Omni La Mansión del Río, 112 College St.
Our Rating Neighborhood Downtown/Central/River Walk Hours Mon–Thurs 6:30am–10pm, Fri–Sat 6:30am–11pm, Sun brunch 10am–2pm, dinner 5:30–10pm Phone 210/518-1063 Prices Main courses $25–$42, champagne Sun brunch $40 adults, $20 children Cuisine Type New American Web site Las Canarias