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March 28, 2016 Slideshows » Food & Drink

20 Local Spots to Sip Cocktails this Summer 

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Summer is here! And cocktails are on our mind. Here's 20 local spots with a strong cocktail game to quench your thirst.
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Francis Bogside

803 S St. Mary's St., (210) 988-3093
Francis Bogside's proprietary cocktail menu is a list that will impress.

Photo via Facebook/Francis Bogside


1123 N Flores St., (210) 320-1168,
Boozy kombucha? Yes, please.

Photo via Facebook/Alchemy

Mezcaleria Mixtli

5313 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-1660
If you've heard us talk about Mezcaleria Mixtli before, you know there's gotta be a reason why. Whether you're new to mezcal or a long-time fan, this place is sure to please.

Photo via Facebook/Mezcaleria Mixtli

Boudro’s Texas Bistro

421 E Commerce St., (210) 224-8484
Looking for a cocktail that will spice things up? Hit up Boudro's for some extra flavor.

Photo via Facebook/Boudros

Hotel Emma

136 E Grayson St, (210) 448-8300
Like your drinks with a side of great ambiance? Hotel Emma will quickly become your new favorite spot.

Photo via Facebook/Hotel Emma

Zinc Bistro & Bar

207 N Presa St., (210) 224-2900
Zinc has an extensive drink menu with something for everyone. The Prickly Pear Margarita is a crowd pleaser sure to become your new favorite.

Photo via Facebook/Zinc Bistro & Bar

Piatti Restaurant & Bar

Two locations,
The Italian restaurant and bar serves the classics like no other. Piatti has a great happy hour with house cocktails priced at $7.

Photo via Facebook/Piatti


306 Pearl Pkwy #101, (210) 314-3929
Cured's bar will keep you happy while you wait for a seat, but we wouldn't blame you if you just went for the drinks.

Photo via Facebook/Cured

The Brooklynite

516 Brooklyn Ave., (210) 444-0707
The Brooklynite is a classy place with some cool cocktails. Visit the lounge for Tiki Tuesday — you won't be disappointed.

Photo via Facebook/The Brooklynite

The Esquire Tavern

155 E Commerce St., (210) 222-2521
Once you get to the Esquire Tavern, you won't ever want to leave. This friendly place serves the classics done right with a fun atmosphere.

Photo via Facebook/The Esquire Tavern
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El Machito

7300 Jones Maltsberger Rd, (210) 314-3971
From the chef who gave us La Gloria, El Machito offers a colorful drink menu made with the tastiest ingredients.

Photo via Facebook/El Machito

Hot Joy

1014 S Alamo St., (210) 368-9324
Are you a fan of sake? Good. Hot Joy takes sake cocktails to the next level.

Photo via Facebook/Hot Joy


Emily Morgan Hotel 705 E Houston St., (210) 244-0146,
Located inside the Emily Morgan Hotel, Oro has a delicious happy hour with $4 drinks and $6 house margaritas.

Photo via Facebook/Emily Morgan Hotel


125 E Houston St, (210) 227-5853
Beautifully handcrafted cocktails is their specialty at Lüke's.

Photo via Facebook/Lüke


212 W Crockett St., (210) 396-5817
Wanna feel like you're on vacation without actualy leaving? Visit the Mokara Hotel, take a seat at Ostra and relax with a fruity cocktail.

Photo via Facebook/Ostra

Faust Tavern

517 E Woodlawn Ave., (210) 257-0628
A place with cheap drinks and good eats, Faust Tavern has everything you need.

Photo via Facebook/Faust Tavern

Liberty Bar

1111 S Alamo St, (210) 227-1187
Liberty Bar takes the cake when it comes to bar menus. Liberty's cocktail list will will make you want to try every item.

Photo via Facebook/Liberty Bar

Halcyon Southtown

1414 S Alamo St., (210) 277-7045
Go for the drinks, stay for the vibe. Halcyon has everything you're looking for and then some.

Photo via Facebook/Halcyon Southtown

Ocho in Hotel Havana

1015 Navarro St., (210) 222-2008,
Another bar in a beautiful hotel, Ocho is an inviting place that will become your favorite summer hang-out spot.

Sushi Zushi

Several locations,
Cocktails might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sushi Zushi, but the drink menu here is constantly changing and aims to please.

Photo via Facebook/Sushi Zushi
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Francis Bogside

803 S St. Mary's St., (210) 988-3093
Francis Bogside's proprietary cocktail menu is a list that will impress.

Photo via Facebook/Francis Bogside

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