Lüke San Antonio
125 E. Houston St., (210) 227-5853
It's hard not to fall in love with this view. A tiny pocket of Downtown with tall buildings that make you feel you're not in San Antonio, that is until you look over to the River Walk and you're back home again. Chef John Russ treats his customers with that N'awlins hospitality we love from the $1 oysters to $3 sliders of the day and half-off select house cocktails? Yes, please.
Hofbrau at The Rim
18403 W. I-10, (210) 877-1500
Patio pounders don't get any better than at Hofbrau. Take your rowdy co-workers to this happy hour that runs 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday with $3 wells, $2 domestic bottles, $3 domestic drafts, $4.50 Texas teas, $1 off Dos-a-ritas (pictured), $5 margaritas and $5.99 select appetizers.
521 E. Grayson St., (210) 290-8066
This patio, these specials, this weather — they were made for each other. Happy hour at Grayze includes discounts on their Ma Frittes, mac and cheese, Cheeks n' Bunz, Queso Classico and chopped salad, along with 20 percent off wine bottles, $2 off all Texas beers, $4 wells, $5 select signature cocktails and $5 prosecco, pinot grigio and merlot. There's no way you can sit on this patio and hate life. Stop in 4 to 7 p.m. Monday though Friday.
Aldaco's at Dominion
22211 W I-10, (210) 698-9700
Zesty is the name of the game at Aldaco's. Sure, you're halfway to Boerne, but once you take in the shaded patio and hilly view of you might not want to go back. The restaurant features $5 drinks including their avocado margarita, prickly pear margarita, MPO margarita, mojito, Tito's appletini and whiskey call drinks. Nosh on $1 al pastor or crispy mini-tacos before heading back home.