Rio Plaza

245 E. Commerce Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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161 reviews
4.9 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $7k - $11k
Guest capacity 10 to 300
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About Rio Plaza

Rio Plaza, a private event venue on the San Antonio River Walk, hosts weddings for couples in seven unique rooms. This Spanish style city venue offers earth-tone walls and natural light for a couple’s big day. Rio Plaza can be found in the heart of downtown San Antonio with nearby access to several local attractions and hotels.

Facilities and Capacity

With six private spaces, couples can host an intimate wedding of 20 guests or large celebration of 200 guests. Ranging from $2,750-$4,900, your dream venue awaits at Rio Plaza:

  • Grande Vista - Panoramic Views & Unique Domed Cieling | 180 guests
  • Las Leyendas and Balcony - Intimate Setting & Skyline Views | 40 guests
  • Penthouse - Hand Painted Walls & Dark Wooden Bookcase | 55 guests
  • Cielo Vista - Dark Oak Bar & Terrace | 80 guests
  • Calle Vista - Spanish Accents & Wooden Beams | 80 guests
  • Salon Azul - Bright Features & Terrace | 50 guests


Services Offered
Couples will find much-needed wedding day services through this venue, such as assistance with cleanup and setup, and access to wireless Internet. The professional staff at the Rio Plaza also offer the following services to couples:

  • Tables & Chairs
  • Venue Planner
  • Day-Of Coordinator
  • In-house event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Pet friendly
  • Linens
  • In-house centerpiece/decor options
  • Background Music


Culinary Services
While chefs work on creating mouth-watering cuisine for a couple’s big occasion, bartenders keep guests' glasses full with comprehensive bar service that includes a champagne toast, a signature drink and more. Catering can be served in the following styles:

  • Buffet/Stations
  • Plated
  • Cocktail Service/Attendants
  • Desserts
  • Hors d'oeuvres

Other Services
Couples can celebrate more than their wedding reception in one of this venue’s many classic rooms. The Rio Plaza also welcomes couples for their:

  • Bachelorette/bachelor party
  • Bridal shower
  • Ceremony
  • Elopement
  • Engagement party
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Morning after brunch
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Outdoor ceremony - rooftop
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Cocktail style - rooftop
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Rehearsal dinner - penthouse
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Fiesta - calle vista
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Tess & justin
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Cocktail style - las leyendas
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Yamilet's Bridal Session
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Buffet & custom chalk menu
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Lily & lau
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Calle vista
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Indoor ceremony - las leyendas
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Fiesta - salon azul
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161 Reviews for Rio Plaza

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Kecia J. · Getting married on 06/03/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Lots of fun

    I had an amazing time planning my wedding with the Rio Plaza and all my guest had a blast..

    Sent on 06/05/2019
  • Hope

    Hope F. · Married on 12/09/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing Venue and Staff

    Kimberly went above and beyond to make sure our day was perfect! The hiccups that were thrown into our plan because of the pandemic were seamlessly resolved to make sure we had everything we envisioned.

    Sent on 10/27/2020

    Rio Plaza's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words, Hope. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us at Rio Plaza and we agree, there were many hiccups but what a story for the books! We wish you and Joseph a bountiful and joyous future!

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Rio Plaza Pricing

Guests

Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$6,789 - $11,178
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Event Rentals
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware

Rio Plaza Price Rates

Rio Plaza FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2750
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2750
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 2000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Linens
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 7
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    300
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    7
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Rooftop
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Decor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    July
    August
    September

1 Real Wedding

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • Rio Plaza 1
    Intimate Wedding Package 2021

    Intimate Wedding Package

    4 Hour Rental for up to 40 guests

    $4000+ tax

    Ceremony

    • Indoor or Outdoor
    • Chairs
    • Water Station
    • Bridal Suite Access
    • Rehearsal
    • Setup and Décor
    • Arbor
    • Cocktail 1/2 Hour

    Reception

    • To take place in Calle Vista
    • Tables and Chairs
    • Standard Linen: White, Black, or Ivory
    • Your Choice Color Satin Napkins and Table Runners
    • House Centerpiece Options
    • Chargers:Silver or Gold
    • Background Music
    • Set-Up and Clean-Up

    Catering

    • China and Silverware
    • 2 Passed Hors D'Ouevres
    • Plated Dinner
    • Salad
    • Classic Entrée
    • Two Sides
    • Dinner Rolls
    • Coffee Service
    • Cake Cutting Service
    • Labor Charge

    Add-On Open Bar Packages

    • Includes Bartender and Bar Set-Up
    • $750 Beer and Wine
    • $1050 Beer, Wine, and Margaritas on the Rocks
    • $1300 Beer, Wine, Margaritas on the Rocks, and Premium Liquors

    *Additional Fee for Additional Guests

    *$1000 Non-refundable Deposit Required to Reserve your Date

    *Valid for Weddings in 2021/Date subject to availability at Venue's Discretion

    Please call 210-293-6110 or email kimberly@rioplaza.net for menu options and more details.

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Tiffany Reid & Co. Wedding Planners

    Working with the Rio Plaza was beyond wonderful. Melanie is such a pro & her team rocks!

  • Aly Am Paperie Invitations & Gifts Wedding Invitations

    We've had the pleasure of creating stunning one of a kind invitations for several brides using this facility for their rehearsal dinner. We have heard nothing but kind words about them...I would recommend calling them sooner than later to tour the grounds before your special day is all booked up!

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Map

  • 245 E. Commerce Suite 100, Suite 100 San Antonio, TX, 78205 See on map
    210-801-9062 (Phone number)
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Rio Plaza frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Rio Plaza?

Rio Plaza includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Rio Plaza, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Rio Plaza includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)

At Rio Plaza, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Rio Plaza includes:

  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Rio Plaza in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Rio Plaza for wedding events is known for:

  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
  • Rooftop
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Rio Plaza for wedding events?

Rio Plaza offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Rio Plaza offer?

Rio Plaza offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Rio Plaza offer for wedding events?

Rio Plaza offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Rio Plaza have available for wedding events?

Rio Plaza offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Decor
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Rio Plaza and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Rio Plaza is recommended by 92% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in professionalism and 4.9 in value.

What kind of wedding service promotions does Rio Plaza offer?

Rio Plaza currently offers 1 offer promotion for wedding services.