Shop 'til You Drop. Taxi Back Down the Lazy River
Enjoy shopping on the famed Riverwalk while visiting Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas. For more information call our concierge at 210-229-9222 ext. 5422 or click here to email us.
RiverCenter Mall on the Riverwalk houses numerous shops and restaurants. With a large list ranging from Macy's, Sun Glass Hut, Victoria Secrets, Bath and Body Works, Gap, Tony Romas, IMAX Theater, RiverCenter Comedy Club, Hooter's, and so much more.
Pearl is a former brewery that operated from 1883 until 2001 and a landmark just north of downtown. Now, it is a groundbreaking culinary gathering place where you can eat, live, learn and play on the banks of the San Antonio River.
The 22-acre Pearl site is home to the Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio and Aveda Institute San Antonio, the year-round Pearl Farmers Market. Pearl restaurants include Il Sogno Italian Osteria and the Sandbar Fish House and Market, both by CIA graduate and James Beard Award-nominated chef Andrew Weissman, and La Gloria Ice House by CIA graduate chef Johnny Hernandez. Pearl is also known for the Melissa Guerra Latin American kitchen store, the Twig book shop, Adelante Boutique, Run Wild Sports, The Synergy Studio and Bike World. The Center for Architecture houses the AIA San Antonio and the Architecture Foundation of San Antonio.
Shops at La Villita
La Villita was San Antonio's first neighborhood. Today La Villita is home to many stores including art galleries, craft shops, jewelry shops, and clothing stores. It also is home to many delicious restaurants, which enrich the experience with the taste of San Antonio.
Vendors and Shops on the Riverwalk
The Riverwalk is an ever-growing and eclectic scene of vendors and shops throughout the length of it. From retail shops in hotel lobbies, to mom and pop vendors, to a local flower shop, quirky artist galleries, and souvenirs - the Riverwalk has a gift for you or a loved one!