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About Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion
Las Canarias is known for its romantic and relaxing atmosphere. Featuring award winning refined American cuisine with an inventive Texas twist, continuing to delight new and returning guests alike. Whether you are joining us for an intimate dinner for two or dinner event for a large group, we are dedicated to the very best in food, wine and service.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:30am; Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
St. Mary's Street
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Classical Spanish Flamenco guitar player, Chris Arispe.
Valet Parking is complimentary at the Omni Hotel when you dine with us in the restaurant.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
At Las Canarias we are committed to each and every one of our guests and their dining experience. We take great pride in hosting both small and large groups, whether they are meeting for business or pleasure we are here to make your event a success! Call 210.518.1063 for more information.
At Las Canarias, making special occasions absolutely unforgettable is our specialty. Our dazzling culinary artistry, expert coordination of every detail and unparalleled expression of service make every moment one that will be long remembered.
Las Canarias - Omni La Mansion Ratings and Reviews
I am consistently surprised that this place isn't jam-packed at dinner. What a lovely meal. I had the heirloom tomato salad - excellent. Duck for dinner - also excellent. A nice bottle of wine with the meal, creme brulee for dessert. Service unobtrusive but I always had everything I needed. We will visit here every time we come to San Antonio.
Best meal I had in San Antonio.period.
The steak was outstanding, my wife had the tomato salad and she loved it
The service was exemplary and diligent
The music was perfect and the bar was outstanding
Ask for their private label tequila Casa Noble
This makes everything else on the Riverwalk feel like fast food, which it may be
I definitely expected more since I have heard so many good things about their brunch and I left pretty underwhelmed. We made a reservation at 11:30 and showed up 15 minutes early and were told by the hostess that we would be notified once our table was ready. Shortly after everyone in the waiting area was seated, numerous walk-ins started coming up and getting seated immediately. I then proceeded to ask why this was happening and the host shortly after found us a table. After we sat down we waited another 10 minutes to get acknowledgement from our server. Not off to the best start at this point.
Service was okay from that point on. Had to ask for our check to come and wait 15 minutes for him to bring it back. Food was typical of what you would find at any upscale brunch place. Prime rib, turkey, omelet station, etc. Do I think the service and food was worth over $100 for brunch? No.
We've been coming here for Sunday Brunch for 35+ years. It never disappoints, this trip was particularly enjoyable with the oysters on the half shell and shrimp. Disappointed that the 3 flute limit has been placed on the champagne since we walk to our hotel and alcohol continent of champagne is lower than wine. It does cheapen the feel of the event.
As an appetizer I ordered the polenta and my date ordered the butter squash soup; which both wee very good. However, the main dishes were horrible. I ordered the paella; the rice was very, very, very bland. The seafood in the paella was very good though. My date ordered the bacon wrapped pork lion with risotto. Her plate was also very bland overall and the risotto was horrible. In summary we would only go back for the polenta. The service was very friendly.
Superb experience. Everything was 5 star-the food, the service, and the ambiance. Delicious food and plentiful choices, prompt & friendly waiters, and such lovely detail in the hotel and restaurant. I couldn't have asked for anything better on my birthday. We will definitely be returning.
Selected restaurant due to excellent reviews and location. Although restaurant was not full, service was consistently slow. Waiter frequently got distracted and orders incorrect. Butternut squash soup and salad were excellent. Rib-Eye steak was to be medium well and was barely medium. Quality of steak was very poor, tough and chewy. When ordering cocktails and wine, waiter consistently recommended cheapest quality whiskeys and wines. We had to specify much higher quality drinks which was delivered. Waiters knowledge of drink offering was poor. Due to slow service, several items on order being incorrect, and poor quality of steak, we would not return.
It is the tale of two meals! We went for dinner on Mother's Day night and not too crowded, but it must have had the B or C team in the kitchen.
The location itself is lovely on the Riverwalk. We sat outside and overlooked the River. We both ordered salads and a main course. The salads were were passable but nothing special. Then the main courses came. I was really looking forward to my Ribeye steak and pan roasted Brussels sprouts. It was the most expensive item on the menu. I ordered it medium rare but when I cut into the steak it was medium. Disappointing, and the potato puree was also not warm. I sent the steak back after the server tried to be helpful. Sadly, the second steak came back even more medium and very disappointing. The server apologized and the manager came by and checked on us. He removed the cost of the meal which we appreciated and offered us vouchers for breakfast there as we were also guests of the hotel. Service was excellent given the issues. My wife had the shrimp and grits. It was decent.
Two days later we went to breakfast which had a very good buffet and amazing lemon blueberry pancakes. It helped soften the blow of the meal on Sunday!!
We travel to San Antonio at least once a year. We stay at the Omni and eat at Las Canarias at least once. Food is high quality, service is professional yet friendly. If the weather permits sitting outside on the River walk makes a great evening, Perfect
First, an unbelievably robust wine list by both glass and bottles greeted me at the table. Pair that with an excellent wine guide and server (Ralph) led me to experiment with some new and refreshing wines. I choose the salmon dinner that was perfectly prepared and cooked with slight browning on the edges. The accompanying thin green beans were fresh and tasty. I ordered an additional side of Brussels sprouts upon Ralph's recommendation. Sight disappointment with the kitchen-altered dish (chef was out of town so regular preparation was discarded - a bad idea here). To their credit they removed the charge from the bill.
I will return, and will add this restaurant to my regular rotation. Overall a delightful atmosphere, impeccable service, and excellent food.
Had breakfast one day, lunch the next. Both times the food was amazing! Malted vanilla waffle for breakfast was so delicious and the pork cubana sandwich for lunch was delicious as well. We went back the second time because the first time was so amazing!
Finally went to brunch at "The Grandaddy Brunch place." If you like unlimited mimosas, great! The blueberry sage sausage patty is good, but the sausage link made me gag. The best things are: crab claws (but they're cold), raw oysters and cold boiled shrimp. Everything else was just standard fare. Price is $43. I would rather have huevos rancheros and a couple bloody marys.
We were visiting San Antonio for a conference. We were also celebrating my daughter's engagement. Had requested river seating and it was just delicious, relaxed, and beautiful! The margaritas were on the expensive side but HUGE and delicious! Thank you Las Canarias for holding our reservation and giving us exactly what we'd hoped for!
Enjoyed the Fiesta River Parade from their patio with a nice bottle of wine. Food was very
Good but if you go for this event know it will be a buffet rather than their usual table service. Pricey but there is no better way to enjoy this event so worth every penny.
Live classical guitar music was a lovely accompaniment to a creative and artistically presented meal of fresh seafood specialties inflected with touches of southwest spices. However, the presence of a bar sunken in the center of the dining room added a lot of noise which adversely affected the dining experience. Bar patrons coming and going from the Riverwalk also affected the climate of the restaurant for diners both literally and figuratively: brisk breezes flapping tablecloths and Bar-hoppers in T shirts and flip flops really have no place in a fine-dining establishment.
Since the hotel has two other dedicated bars I would suggest they remove the bar from the restaurant, place the guitarist in the center of the restaurant where all the patrons can enjoy the performance and add more tables in front of the windows overlooking the Riverwalk. This would greatly improve the ambiance of the restaurant and be much more in keeping with the style of fine dining represented.
A $75 Easter brunch, we assumed, would consist of elegant service and decor along with superb, freshly prepared cuisine. Much to our dismay, this event was vastly overpriced and a great disappointment: Eggs Benedict were served with inferior Hollandaise (?) and impossible to cut muffins - even with a serrated knife.
Overall, this was obviously a buffet designed for people attracted to an "all you can eat" food bar than to people with discriminating tastes and high expectations from previous dining at Las Canarias' Sunday buffets.
Stations for he two freshly prepared items - omelets and Bananas Foster - were understaffed -long lines discouraged us, so we may have missed the best of the buffet. The prepared desserts were all mediocre, but, even when these ran out, they were not replaced.
The one positive was that the wait staff was courteous and attentive.
Clearly, our Easter experience was a significant disappointment, and we've long considered Las Canarias an exemplar of fine dining in San Antonio. We sincerely hope this was an exception to the usual quality of food and service at this respected restaurant.
The service was great. We have had Sunday brunch there many times and had bottomless champagne, but their champagne policy changed which was disappointing. Easter brunch was 75 dollars, more than usual, but only 3 glasses of champagne. That was a huge disappointment for us when we were used to unlimited champagne for a cheaper price.
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