Next time you're craving a delicious cocktail, go underground. Bar 1919 is located below ground level and features an elegant interior comprised of plush seats, leather banquettes, and polished walls. Their extensive menu of wonderfully crafted cocktails is served in a speakeasy-style atmosphere. Some must-try items on the menu include Without A Trace and Blue Grass Fizz.
Located in the Menger Hotel, the Menger Bar is full of history - and ghosts, some would have you believe. This is the place where Teddy Roosevelt recruited his Rough Riders, and you'll find photos of him here, as well as plenty of historic memorabilia. Enjoy Texas beer, whiskey, and other drinks in this bar that was built in 1887 and some say is haunted. The decor is true to the era in which it was built, except for the flat-screen TV on the wall.
The Friendly Spot lives up to its name, providing an inviting place for patrons - and their kids and pets - to hang out. This family-friendly ice house even has a play area where parents can watch their kids play while enjoying a drink from their menu of 250 bottled beers. Dogs are welcome too, so bring the whole family and enjoy the sunshine. From time to time, you'll be treated to a movie on their huge projection screen. Their menu features tasty bar snacks like sandwiches, hot dogs, and nachos. Factor in the friendly service, and this place is perfect to enjoy a Lone Star on a beautiful day.
The Bonham Exchange, simply known as "The Bonham," is a large and popular nightclub a couple of blocks away from River Center Mall. Although the Bonham still primarily sees itself as a lesbian/gay club, times have changed and the club now boasts a more diverse clientele. Dance on one of the club's three dance floors and when you are hot and tired, enjoy a drink on the patio. If you are hungry, you can usually find someone selling tacos or hamburgers. There is a small room between the first and second floors of the main dance floor with newspapers, flyers and other information about the lesbian/gay community.
It all started in 1881 when trappers, hunters and cowboys traded deer antlers for beer or whiskey at Albert Friedrich's saloon. Now, the saloon/museum's Hall of Horns, Hall of Feathers and Hall of Fins house not only the largest, but also some of the most impressive collections of native and exotic wildlife around. If you're squeamish about mounted deer heads, fish and fowl, then don't go. If you're awed by how large deer antlers can grow to be, by just how large of a mouth that a large-mouth bass can have, or at the wingspan of native turkeys, then you'll love this place. You can even bring in a set of antlers or a stuffed fish to trade at the bar for a whiskey or sarsaparilla.
If you're looking for a weekend dance party, head to The Industry. This club keeps the night lively by playing your favorite dance tunes from the 80s and 90s. The dance floor isn't huge, but it manages to get packed. Pair the cool tunes with reasonably priced cover charges and drinks, and it's easy to see why this place is one of San Antonio's favorite dance spots.
Located outside Helotes, Josabi's in a place over 7 acres of land for live music and cultural events. There are around three buildings in the area and two bars, parking is free. Events of different nature like weddings, photo shoots or parties take place here. They do not have an in-house catering service but they can provide the alcohol. For an event it is advisable one brings staff and other facilties required as they provide for few such as lighting or the space itself.
To relax with a drink in a laid-back atmosphere, head to Hills & Dales Ice House. This bar is a favorite among bikers, who gather here for the weekly bike night. Most of the seating is outside under a covering, but there are picnic tables inside where you can take refuge if the weather's not great. Enjoy a good selection of draft and bottled beer, served up with friendly service.
This restaurant is a great place to enjoy cocktails and good food with family or friends. Located in La Cantera Resort and Spa, this restaurant has a very fresh, lively vibe. You can enjoy made-to order food at this restaurant with a beer in a relaxed environment. They serve food and drinks at their indoor as well as outdoor seating. Korean style wings, seasonal greens, house guacamole, salads, tacos and sandwiches are on the menu at this elegant and trendy restaurant.
Irrespective of whether you're a guest at the La Canterra Resort & Spa, consider paying a visit to the elegant and posh Sire Bar housed within. This upscale lounge serves signature cocktails and a plethora of spirits. Keep the hunger pangs at bay by digging into delectable charcuterie and light snacks that are provided from the neighboring Bocado. Moreover, specific delicacies can be requested from the menu of SweetFire Kitchen. It is a fantastic place to dine, drink and socialize with people.
Situated in La Cantera Resort and Spa, this restaurant has the most stunning view of the Texas country hillside. The posh and classy interiors gives this restaurant a very edgy vibe to have a meal. There are salads, soups, sandwiches on the lunch menu whereas, the dinner menu comprises of tomato mozarella, geilled chicken rigatoni, roasted sea bass and shrimps as well as BBQ shrimps. The open hill facing view of this restaurant is perfect to have a romantic dinner with your partner while enjoying some nice wine and cocktails.