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20 Tiny Bars in San Antonio You Should Be Spending More Time At 

Big bars too overwhelming for you? Looking for a small, intimate watering hole for date night? Just trying to escape the weekend crowds of Downtown or the St. Mary's Strip? We've got a few bars for you in mind. Check out these 20 tiny bars in San Antonio.
Cullum’s Attagirl Ice House
726 E. Mistletoe Ave., (210) 437-4263, facebook.com/cullumsattagirl
The taps rotate frequently at this chicken shack known for its Southern fried wings and fried bologna and pimento sandwiches.
Photo via Instagram, lindsaydoodler
Zinc Bistro & Bar
207 N. Presa St., (210) 224-2900, zincwine.com
Food service stops at midnight, but the prickly pear margaritas and wine keep flowing ‘til 2 inside this cozy bar.
Photo via Instagram, dreammieeee
Bexar Pub
114 Brooklyn Ave., (210) 236-7828, facebook.com/bexarpub
Though Bexar Pub has an expansive outdoor area, the indoor portion is not for the claustrophobic. Still, it’s a welcome refuge from the heat, especially during happy hour.
Photo via Instagram, alamobeerco
The Bin Tapas Bar
511 E. Grayson, (210) 994-8099, facebook.com/thebintapasbar
Jason Dady delivered with this wee bar perfect for gin and tonics, porrones between friends and tapas.
Photo via Instagram, kimsfoodiegram
Havana Bar
1015 Navarro St., (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
Perhaps the most intimate of all the bars on this list, Havana Bar is all dim lights and cozy couches. We’re not here to give you ideas, but this tiny bar below the lively Ocho will.
Photo via Instagram, havanasanantonio
Sancho’s Cantina & Cocina
628 Jackson St., (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
If you can’t increase your footprint horizontally, grow up. That’s what Sanchos did and that additional rooftop patio makes this tiny bar a go-to.
Photo via Instagram, adventure_girl143
TBA
2801 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 320-1753, tbasatx.com
A service industry favorite for unwinding, TBA serves up a solid list of cocktails and canned craft beer in the tight space formerly occupied by Salute.
Photo via Instagram, tbasatx
Lowcountry
318 Martinez St., (210) 560-2224
Though this Southtown joint possesses a sizable back patio, the inside is small and dark (the black paint certainly helps), perfect for chill hangs or spooky seances.
Photo via Instagram, mandimichele
Bar du Mon Ami
4901 Broadway St., (210) 740-9229, bardumonami.com
Cocktail lovers cling to this Alamo Heights staple that introduced the classics back to the 09.
Photo via Instagram, buenaestrella
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
48934 Whirlwhind Drive, (210) 775-2099, drinkrangercreek.com
Tiny taproom with big flavors, nights at Ranger Creek are spent sampling cocktails that use their award-winning whiskey and beers.
Photo via Instagram, jumpcutian
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The Filling Station Tap Room
701 S. St. Mary’s St., (210) 444-2200, facebook.com/stationtaproom
Bold beers are poured at this tiny joint that used to house the Station Cafe. Make yourself at home on the patio.
Photo via Instagram, aliinunderland
Haunt Lounge at The St. Anthony Hotel
300 E. Travis, (210) 227-4392
Though spacious enough for posh seating and elaborate design details, Haunt is intimate and tiny, especially compared to neighboring Rebelle at the St. Anthony Hotel.
Photo via Instagram, chriscracklepop
SoHo Wine & Martini Bar
214 W. Crockett St., (210) 444-1000
One of the area’s first cocktail bars still packs in ‘tini aficionados to the downtown area. Photo via Instagram, meredith_p14
Club Sirius
228 Losoya St., (210) 643-6650
Just a few steps from the Riverwalk, Club Sirius gets packed fast. Squeeze your way in for cool specials on just about everything.
Photo via Instagram, branrec_yoself
Dor?ol Distilling Co.
1902 S. Flores St., (210) 229-0607
Technically a taproom, Dorcol Distilling is a place for rakia and beer-lovers to squeeze in and enjoy a (moderately sized) cold one.
Photo via Instagram, deedeedarling05
Reggae Bar
2016 Austin Hwy., (210) 772-9891
It fits as many reggae fans as San Antonio can handle.
Photo via Instagram, lpz_dnl
Green Lantern
2026 Stone Oak Parkway #101, (210) 497-3722, thegreenlanternsa.com
The Stone Oak area has a not-so-secret little spot that turns into cramped quarters on weekends.
Photo via Instagram, sacurrent
Salud The Ultimate Tequila Bar
8123 Broadway St., (210) 320-6034, saludtequilabar.com
Albeit its small dance floor, weekends mean tequila shots and tequila-filled drinks at this itty bitty Broadway bar.
Photo via Instagram, ivethsees
Tucker’s Kozy Korner
1338 E Houston St., (210) 320-2192
Tiny and timeless, Tucker’s is known for its fun happy hour and guest DJs.
Photo via Instagram, clive78757
Baker Street Pub
4326 Gardendale St., (210) 561-7757
If you’re into tightly packed dives with speed drinks and plenty of USAA regulars, this is the tiny bar for you.
Photo via Instagram, ap1412
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Cullum’s Attagirl Ice House
726 E. Mistletoe Ave., (210) 437-4263, facebook.com/cullumsattagirl
The taps rotate frequently at this chicken shack known for its Southern fried wings and fried bologna and pimento sandwiches.
Photo via Instagram, lindsaydoodler
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