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bar 1919

Bar 1919

www.bar1919.com

Located at the Blue Star Art complex, is this swanky speakeasy that doesn't require a secret knock or password. All you need to know is where it's hidden, shhh! Okay, okay, Bar1919 is under another bar called "Joe Blues", just go down the set of stairs and follow the red lights. It may look vacant because of the blacked-out windows, but it's not. 1919 has a specialty cocktail menu that has options for the ladies and for the gents. They also provide a superb selection of liquor and craft beer. 

bar america

Bar America

www.baramericasatx.com

Famous local dive bar & still family owned for over 70 years in an 80-year-old building. It hosts pool tables, retro jukebox, full bar, 24 beer taps & amazing bar food. On Friday and Saturday nights they have DJ's blast'n great party music and all this while providing you with excellent service.

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Cellar Mixology

www.cellarmixology.com

AKA “SubRosa” Underground speakeasy that has two entry ways! You can enter by going into a restaurant called Toro and finding a white wall with a red phone and by pushing the phone you will reveal a hidden passageway or you can just enter by their street entrance, but the secret door is more fun. Creating revolutionary cocktails made with cellar mixology and a little liquid nitrogen, you'll enjoy amazing, unique cocktails in an underground, dark, cozy atmosphere that surrounds you with soft red lighting.

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Esquire Tavern

www.esquiretavern-sa.com

Opening on the Riverwalk in 1933, right after prohibition, Esquire is known for having the longest wooden bar in Texas. But now we know it has having fantastic craft cocktails and unique creative food, while maintaining an old school look and vibe.

francis bogside

Francis Bogside

www.francisbogside.com

Francis Bogside is the vision of bar developer Steve Mahoney, who pays homage to his heritage, by offering one of the largest selections of Irish whiskey in S.A. You'll also enjoy their rotating, seasonal, made from scratch pub fare and excellent draft craft beer options. When you're here, try their Irish old fashion with Guinness syrup, it's a must!

halcyon

Halcyon Southtown

www.halcyoncoffeebar.com

Besides providing you with an extremely laid back environment, Halcyon has created an amazing drink menu for you to choose from. With various creative seasonal cocktails, coffee cocktails, beer and wine selections, and not to forget, HALCYON NIGHTS, you can enjoy their nightly themed drink specials.

havana bar

Havana Bar

www.havanasanantonio.com

A basement bar under a castle like hotel called, Hotel Havana, has a very relaxed atmosphere with comfortable vintage leather sofas and chairs, that surrounds you with red candle light as you enjoy classic cocktails.

jazztx

Jazz TX

www.jazztx.com

Underground Jazz Club!

Live music venue and restaurant with Texas cuisine, craft cocktails, and great selection of beer taps. Jazz Tx is located under The Bottling House at the Pearl Brewery
This venue offers Jazz, of course, but also focuses on the music of South Texas, Blues, Big Band, Texas swing, Salsa, Conjunto, and Americana as well.

Paramour 2

Paramour

www.paramourbar.com

Roof top bar with a unique and seductive look, that gives you an amazing city view.Here you'll find that they took creative cocktails to another level and offer equally matched amazing food. 

Rosella at the Rand

Rosella At The Rand

www.rosellacoffee.com

With other locations, this one is located downtown at the Rand. Here their mission is to provide you with a gathering place for friends, family, or business associates to hold meetings and relax in a casual environment that is part high-tech coffee house and part lounge. Rosella At The Rand provides breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with a full bar.

The Modernist

The Modernist

www.facebook.com/themodernistsa

“Speak Easy” Don’t Blink! It’s literally a house in an average looking neighborhood that has an old school vibe!
There's not a drink menu to choose from, you just simply tell the experienced bartenders your drink of choice, and kick back and make yourself at home. The 1950's stylish mailbox has their name on it.
Don't knock, just walk right in, as if you were walking into your own house. The only difference is, all the unfamiliar faces looking at you as you swing the door open, ha.

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Alamo Beer Company

Alamo Beer Company

www.alamobeer.com

There's a pretty cool story behind the making of ALAMO beer. Eugene Simor followed his passion for brewing beer and discovered back in 1884 a beer called ALAMO went away due to prohibition in 1919. Long story short, it's here now and you can enjoy the various types of beers ALAMO has created, from the original ALAMO golden ale to seasonal beers and their IPA, just to name a few. With a big screen TV and games to enjoy, plus fun events like BEER, BACON, AND BINGO every Thursday nights, you can enjoy your ALAMO beer with indoor and outdoor seating. CHEERS/SALUTE!

beethoven's

Beethoven Maennerchor

www.beethovenmaennerchor.com

For over 150 years, Beethoven is one of the oldest singing societies in Texas. It's a fun, family-friendly environment for everyone, and has an event calendar to check out whats going on. This German singing society beer garden/club room hosts live music and authentic German food to enjoy. Be sure to stop by every FIRST FRIDAY ( which is every first Friday of the month ), Oktoberfest, and fiesta to take in all that this German society has to offer.

blue star jazz

Blue star Brewing Company

www.bluestarbrewing.com

Since 1996, they have been making freshly made organic brews and offering delicious American cuisine and a late night food menu as well. While located on the south end of the San Antonio Riverwalk, and by the way a local favorite in Southtown. They are located at The Blue Star Arts Complex that hosts an art gallery and other great eateries and bars so you can enjoy an entire day/night here.

*Live Jazz on selected nights!
*Spurs bus!

burlesonyard

Burleson Yard Beer Garden

www.facebook.com/burlesonyard

A very relaxing, family friendly beer garden with indoor/outdoor seating and has a kids playground area to enjoy. They have an excellent beer selection, gourmet food trucks, and a full bar with creative cocktails. For sports nights, Burleson has plenty of tv's, an outdoor area with multiple ping pong tables, and live music on selected nights.

Filling Station

Filling Station Tap Room

www.facebook.com/stationtaproom

This old gas station is now serving great craft beer, both bottle and draft to choose from. While you're here kicking back, be sure to enjoy The Station Cafe which is right next door. You can place your food order at the Filling Station as well. Check out their creative sandwiches made with homemade bread. You will come back, I do!

Freetail Brewing

Free Tail Brewing Co.

www.freetailbrewing.com

A family owned brewery headed by San Antonio native Scott Metzger, they have two locations for you to visit. The one that is located minutes from the downtown area is the "TASTING ROOM" at 2000 S. Presa St. 78210
Check out their events calendar for fun nights like stand up comedy, yoga, trivia, and much more, as you enjoy FREETAIL craft beer!

kuenstler brewing

Kuenstler Brewing

www.kuenstlerbrewing.com

“Brewing with American Boldness and German Heart"

Kuenstler is a husband and wife team, Vera and Brent Deckard, and they have brought this German/Texas infused brewery here to San Antonio. Located just minutes from downtown in a cozy neighborhood, they also offer a creative menu that they pair certain brews with certain foods.
Stop by for sports night or even a tour, and they can also accommodate group/private parties.

The Friendly Spot 2

The Friendly Spot Ice House

www.thefriendlyspot.com

An outdoor garden that provides you with 300 selections of bottle and can beers to those from. Some are local, but are mainly crafted beers. They have 76 taps, bar food, sports and movie nights on a blow up projector screen. They are always kid, family, and pet friendly, hints the name The Friendly Spot!

*NFL Sunday Ticket, NBA League Pass, NCAA Football Game Plan

luxury

The Luxury

www.facebook.com/theluxurysanantonio

Funky outdoor beer garden with a very relaxing atmosphere. You can always get the best of both worlds here, from their creative food selections to a very impressive beer menu. Luxury has food items that are even on the healthier side. This is not your ordinary beer garden food!

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