20 Cozy San Antonio Bars Perfect for Keeping Warm This Winter
Let's be honest – the cold front has got us wanting to stay put under our San Marcos cobija with some Abuelita. But what is a Texan to do when you want to get your drink on? Need not worry, y'all. These 20 San Antonio bars are equipped with warm, inviting atmospheres or comfy couches to curl up on, or both. So drink responsibly – and comfortably.
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The Last Word
229 E. Houston St. Suite 10., thelastwordsa.com
The muted tones of this underground downtown spot pair well with the high-back armchairs. Take a seat and set up for the night, just keep the crafty cocktails coming.
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516 Brooklyn Ave., (210) 444-0707
The dark lighting of the bar will have you feeling nice and warm, especially if you snag a seat on one of the couches or upholstered chairs. Ask the bartender about one of the winter cocktails for the ultimate cozy experience.
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2720 McCullough Ave., (210)-320-2261, barbarosanantonio.com
If you’re a late-night bar hopper, no place is more inviting than Barbaro. With its share of beer and cocktails, this is a must since it also serves delicious grub whether you need to sober up or or find somewhere to park your butt for an hour.
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102 9th St., (210) 340-9880, paramourbar.com
While the patio is made for summer nights, the sexy couches over at one of the city’s poshest rooftop bars is made for winter nights. Snuggle up with your boo with a cocktail in hand, or relax over brunch with friends. Either way, Paramour’s luxe interior will have you feeling fuzzy inside with its glamorous aesthetic.
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1420 S. Alamo St., (210) 227-1420, bar1919.com
Snag one of the armchairs in this speakeasy, or stay close to the bar to watch these spirits wizards work their magic. Wherever you decide to set up for the night, the low-lights of the bar will have you feeling like you’re drinking at home – just with much, much better drinks.
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Candlelight Coffee House
3011 N St Mary's St., (210) 738-0099, candlelightsatx.com
What is more cozy than a coffee house? Nothing! Whether you go for drinks (the wine!) or want to keep it a little more laid back with some freshly made tea or coffee, Candlelight stays true to its name with the warm atmosphere. You’ll seriously feel right at home.
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205 E Houston St., (210) 585-9999
Although you won’t find fabric couches inside this speakeasy, Bar 414 offers up prohibition era cocktails made with house ingredients and bootleg spirits. These discreet libations are paired with live music, so you’ll be feeling yourself in no time.
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1414 S Alamo St., (210) 277-7045, halcyoncoffeebar.com
Whether you need to kickstart your winter mornings or wind down somewhere warm, Halcyon is a place to check out. Stop by for coffee or cocktails at this hybrid bar/lounge, just make sure to have the s’mores at some point. You won’t regret it.
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1015 Navarro St., (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
While everyone raves on and on about Hotel Havana’s Ocho, pay Havana Bar a visit instead. This secluded spot serves up swanky cocktails in a dim candle lit basement – perfect for a secret rendezvous.
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Bar du Mon Ami
4901 Broadway St., (210) 740-9229, bardumonami.com
With dozens of spirits in house, you’ll enjoy cocktails that were created with plenty of thought and consideration. The red wallpaint/light combination provides a warm atmosphere that will help you feel at home when you call dibs on one of the booths.
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