the colonial room dining area
The Colonial Room

A Taste Of Our Victorian Past

The Victorian-era Colonial Room Restaurant continues the culinary tradition established in 1859 by head chef Mary Menger, wife to William Menger. Here, the cuisine pays homage to the past, early jazz and ragtime play in the background, and romantic lighting sets the stage for an unforgettable dining experience.  CURRENTLY ONLY AVAILABLE FOR BREAKFAST, BRUNCH AND LUNCH.

Breakfast Menu Lunch Menu

In-Room Dining

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Hours OfOperation


Breakfast Buffet and a la Carte | 6:30 am – 11:30 am

Sunday Brunch | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday Lunch | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dinnerdining available at Menger Bar 
(hotel guests only)

Breakfast A la carte  | 6:30 am – 11:00 am 

Lunch | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dinnerdining available at Menger Bar 
(hotel guests only)

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No Senior Discount for Breakfast or Lunch. Children 5 & under eat free. Price does not include tax or gratuity. No separate checks for parties of 15 or more. All parties of 10 or more must confirm reservation with a credit card. Breakfast buffet availability subject to hotel occupancy.* No separate checks for parties of 15 or more. Parties of 10 or more must have a credit card authorization form on file to hold a reservation.

  • Sumptuous Breakfast!

    What a lovely location for breakfast! The room is so pretty and you feel like you are back in time! Great service and tons of choices on the menu. Well worth the cost!

    - Tamara G.
  • Delicious!

    We ate various things here, lunch, breakfast, dessert & coffee - the food was always wonderful, and the service is outstanding.

    - Mary C.
  • Great Dining and Stay

    The Colonial Room dining brought back the Victorian era along with great food and attentive service. All three of us tried a different entree and enjoyed all, sampling each others a little of course. Ended with a tasty dessert. Later that evening we made a stop at historic Menger bar for some drinks. Service was excellent and the surroundings. Walking the lobby and halls are like a journey through a historic museum. Will be back!

    - Lou B.
  • Wow!!

    Wow, not only is the place beautiful to look at the food was to die for I had to fish tacos excellent. Coffee is fabulous. Caesar salad with salmon delicious. Waitstaff fabulous I recommend it to all!

    - Tracey M.
  • Elegant Restaurant In Historic Menger Hotel

    Located in the Historic Menger Hotel near the Alamo, this elegant restaurant offers very reasonable lunch prices and attentive service. I had a 1/2 chicken salad sandwich with a cup of their signature tortilla soup. For dessert, I ordered the chocolate cake with their famous mango ice cream. Delicious!

    - Wesley C.
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Special Dining Experiences

<span>Sisters Grimm </span> Ghost Tour

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tour

Step back in time with Sisters Grimm as they host an evening of frights and delights. You’ll listen to chilling ghost stories of the Menger Hotel while dining in one of San Antonio's most famous restaurants. 

Tour Details

Signature Dishes

Mango Ice Cream

Originally harvested from trees in the hotel’s courtyard, the Menger’s famous mango ice cream has remained on the menu for over a hundred years and was served at both of President Clinton’s inaugurations.

Mango Ice Cream

Signature Dishes

Bread Pudding

Indulge in a slice of Mary Menger’s heavenly rum-soaked bread pudding. The original recipe has been handed down from chef to chef for generations and is happily shared with guests who request it. 

Bread Pudding
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