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San Antonio: Dog Friendly Event at Ritas on The River



Enjoy amazing Tex-Mex cuisine and large margaritas at the highly visited and pet friendly spot on the Riverwalk, Rita’s on the River.  They host pet friendly events called Yappy Hour, where you can bring your pets or come and learn about adopting, fostering and/or volunteering at local dog shelters in San Antonio. We want in! The Yelp Elites had a chance to enjoy Yelp’s Yappy Hour Event at Rita’s in one of their spacious event rooms and even brought their pets to enjoy the fun.

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The Yelpers came in with their furry friends and were greeted by the Yelp San Antonio team and Rita’s staff. Time to get the party started! As the Elites sat down they grabbed some Yelp Swag for their pets that were placed on the table and helped themselves to drinks and pet friendly ice cream and treats for their pets. The dogs loved it by the way! Once the food was ready, Elites got to grab their plates and dig in. They had Rita’s Chicken Flautas, Carne Asada street tacos, queso chips and salsa. Once everyone enjoyed the buffet, they were pleasantly surprised to enjoy some of their featured dishes like the Chicken Fajita plate, Loaded Queso and Corn dip, and cheesy Quesadillas. Yum!!  Once the guests settle back to their table they socialized, talked to the Rita’s staff and played with their pets in the courtyard. Simply Paw-fect!

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Towards the end of the event, a play date was formed and all the dogs interacted with the staff and Yelp San Antonio family. There was a husky, a corgi, a very excited poodle and so many more adorable fur balls. Cuteness overload! With gratitude, the Yelp Elites brought their donations to help support dog shelters and the amazing idea of Rita’s Yappy Hour. Go Yelp Elite Squad!

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We would like to thank Rita’s on the River staff and Rio Plaza Event team for hosting us. The food and drinks were great and event space was just right for this occasion. Yelpers and their doggies look forward to going back for the food and pet friendly ice cream!

Don’t take our word for it though, check out the amazing reviews of the event. Also check out the spectacular photos of the evening.

Special thanks to our sponsors –

Rita’s on the River  Yelp | Website.

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