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.
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 really is a perfect place 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.
Enjoy Mediterranean tapas and a great wine selection at Copa Wine Bar. The atmosphere is intimate, decorated with candlelit wooden tables - perfect for a romantic night out. The menu features savory items that you can share, like fire-roasted chevre, cheese and meat plates, pizzas with a thin crust, and desserts. Stop by during happy hour on a weekday for specials on wine and appetizers.
For some fun, food, and a relaxed time, Esquire Tavern has got you covered. The ambiance is cool and casual - great for hanging out with friends and loved ones. Some of the items on the menu include the shrimp sandwich, hanger steak salad, bacon cheeseburger, and fried apple pie. Uniquely mixed cocktails, such as the Warpaint and Lord Loves a Working Man are sure to impress even the pickiest of cocktail aficionados.
Wear your cowboy boots and your Wranglers because it's time to go two-steppin' at this Western-themed nightclub. Here you'll find a relaxed, small-town atmosphere where people of all ages can talk, listen to local country music bands, dance, and sip on a beer or two. Special dance lessons are held here from time to time so you can brush up on your moves.
Pamper your taste buds by digging into delectable modern Mexican fare at Acenar. The popular Mexican restaurant offers patrons fine dining in an expansive space. Tortilla Soup, Stewed Pork Tips and Buttermilk Fried Oysters are just some of the delicacies on offer. Enjoy the exquisitely prepared food in the main dining area, lay back with Latin American drinks in the bar or simply relax in the lounge. However, the highlight of the restaurant is the lovely outdoor patio and the stunning river views that it offers. If you decide to try out this place, know that the best to visit is during happy hours when you can enjoy Platitos and cocktails for USD 5 every evening.
Sushi Zushi is a neighborhood favorite for sushis. The Japanese and fusion cuisine that is much appreciated here, offers you dishes like the soft-shell crab, San Antonio roll, river walk roll, gyoza, tuna tar, sushi rolls and more. The ambiance is classy with an attentive and warm service. Accompany your meals with a cocktail of your choice from the extensive bar. For more information and reservations, call ahead.
Founded in the year 2014, Bar 414 is a cocktail bar that honors legendary blues master Robert Johnson who recorded his songs at the historic Gunter Hotel room 414. Here visitors can enjoy live music while sipping on 1920s prohibition- era cocktails and spirits. The bar does not serve food; hence cocktails can be accompanied with bar snacks like baked nuts. The venue is popular with both locals and tourists for its happy hours from Monday to Friday between 4p and 7p.
7 hours of happy hours, comfortable seating and low priced drinks are good reasons to visit Drink Texas in Downtown San Antonio. Downtown is one of the many locations of the Drink Texas franchise and it is definitely one of the most convenient. Plain wooden interiors and bar seats are coupled with lounge sofas in the dimly lit corners. You can day drink your stress, as the happy hours start from 2 pm in the afternoon and go on till 9 pm. It might get crowded during NFL and other sports seasons. The vibe is pretty casual and divey, so it's a good place to swing by even during weekdays while in Downtown.
Barriba Cantina is a buzzing spot with live music and delicious Mexican cuisine by the serene Riverwalk. The location, decor and authentic Mexican delicacies together work like a charm for the diners. The decor is another feature that stands out about this two-tiered restaurant. Graffiti and traditional Mexican masks and lantern decorate the wall along with other picture frames and posters. The place completely changes its atmosphere as you step into the open-air section. Dine with the beautiful view of the Riverwalk surrounded by lush green trees and a boost of fresh air.