22 San Antonio bars that open at noon or earlier so you can day drink

Whether you're pre-gaming ahead of a sports event, having a nightshift happy hour or going through a bad breakup, there are times when a daytime tipple is just what you need.

Luckily, San Antonio is home to a varied collection of boozeries that offer beer, wine and harder stuff at all hours of the day. These 22 local spots open at noon or earlier, catering to your day-drinking desires. 
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Cullum’s Attagirl
726 E Mistletoe Ave, (210) 437-4263, cullumsattagirl.com
Known for its fried chicken that’s now available for lunch, you can also stop by Cullum’s starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Seriously, grab a craft beer or two and enjoy it out on the patio of this rustic joint for a late morning pick-me-up.
Photo via Instagram / cullumsattagirl
Cullum’s Attagirl
726 E Mistletoe Ave, (210) 437-4263, cullumsattagirl.com
Known for its fried chicken that’s now available for lunch, you can also stop by Cullum’s starting at 11 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Seriously, grab a craft beer or two and enjoy it out on the patio of this rustic joint for a late morning pick-me-up.
Photo via Instagram / cullumsattagirl
Bier Garten Riverwalk
126 Losoya St, (210) 212-7299, biergartenriverwalk.com
An open-air beer garden, German brews, Bavarian fare – what else could you ask for in Bier Garten? This River Walk spot, which opens at 11 a.m. Monday-Saturday and at noon on Sunday, truly has it all.
Photo via Instagram / biergartenriverwalk
Bier Garten Riverwalk
126 Losoya St, (210) 212-7299, biergartenriverwalk.com
An open-air beer garden, German brews, Bavarian fare – what else could you ask for in Bier Garten? This River Walk spot, which opens at 11 a.m. Monday-Saturday and at noon on Sunday, truly has it all.
Photo via Instagram / biergartenriverwalk
Full Belly
427 N Loop 1604 W Ste 202, (210) 236-5374, fullbellysa.com/
Full Belly's master bartenders serve up some great cocktails alongside this eatery's flavorful fare — meaning that it's probably more acceptable to get slammed here in the morning than some of the other spots on our list.
Photo via Facebook / Full Belly SA
Full Belly
427 N Loop 1604 W Ste 202, (210) 236-5374, fullbellysa.com/
Full Belly's master bartenders serve up some great cocktails alongside this eatery's flavorful fare — meaning that it's probably more acceptable to get slammed here in the morning than some of the other spots on our list.
Photo via Facebook / Full Belly SA
Cobalt Club
2022 McCullough Ave, (210) 251-2027
A popular gay bar, Cobalt Club is a blessing for so many reasons. You should definitely make it a point to visit the dive, which starts serving drinks as early as 7 a.m.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
Cobalt Club
2022 McCullough Ave, (210) 251-2027
A popular gay bar, Cobalt Club is a blessing for so many reasons. You should definitely make it a point to visit the dive, which starts serving drinks as early as 7 a.m.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
11255 Huebner Rd #212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd.com
Opening at 11 a.m. every day of the week, Flying Saucer gives you a wide variety – we're talking more than 200 beers – to choose from for your morning brew. You could seriously spend a whole day enjoying the lot of beers here, so why not start early?
Photo via Instagram / godzilla_banzai
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
11255 Huebner Rd #212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd.com
Opening at 11 a.m. every day of the week, Flying Saucer gives you a wide variety – we're talking more than 200 beers – to choose from for your morning brew. You could seriously spend a whole day enjoying the lot of beers here, so why not start early?
Photo via Instagram / godzilla_banzai
The Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
With the longest wooden bartop in Texas, you’ll be silly not to enjoy a mid-day drink at the Esquire Tavern. Though you’ll have to wait until it opens at 11:30 a.m., consider this tavern a go-to spot for your next day drinking pub crawl.
Photo via Instagram / esquiretavernsa
The Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
With the longest wooden bartop in Texas, you’ll be silly not to enjoy a mid-day drink at the Esquire Tavern. Though you’ll have to wait until it opens at 11:30 a.m., consider this tavern a go-to spot for your next day drinking pub crawl.
Photo via Instagram / esquiretavernsa
Halcyon
1414 S Alamo St, (210) 277-7045, halcyoncoffeebar.com
Though many will likely post up at Halcyon beginning at 8 a.m. to get their coffee fix to jumpstart the day, you’re more than welcome to do the same with a beer, cocktail or wine of your choice.
Photo via Instagram / nrd_urban
Halcyon
1414 S Alamo St, (210) 277-7045, halcyoncoffeebar.com
Though many will likely post up at Halcyon beginning at 8 a.m. to get their coffee fix to jumpstart the day, you’re more than welcome to do the same with a beer, cocktail or wine of your choice.
Photo via Instagram / nrd_urban
The Growler Exchange
4130 Broadway St, (210) 320-2738, thegrowlerexchange-sa.com
If you find yourself in Alamo Heights and in need of a drink, the Growler Exchange is the place to go. Get your fill of some American craft beers – either local or from across the country –  as early as 11 a.m. any day of the week.
Photo via Instagram / thegrowlerexchange
The Growler Exchange
4130 Broadway St, (210) 320-2738, thegrowlerexchange-sa.com
If you find yourself in Alamo Heights and in need of a drink, the Growler Exchange is the place to go. Get your fill of some American craft beers – either local or from across the country – as early as 11 a.m. any day of the week.
Photo via Instagram / thegrowlerexchange
The Hangar
Multiple Locations, (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com
Round up your fellow borrachos and hang out at the Hangar, or its sister bar on the city's northeast side. Beginning at noon you’ll be able to score a variety of pub grub plus a stacked lineup of beers every day until 2 a.m
Photo via Instagram / iamdj_therapy210
The Hangar
Multiple Locations, (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com
Round up your fellow borrachos and hang out at the Hangar, or its sister bar on the city's northeast side. Beginning at noon you’ll be able to score a variety of pub grub plus a stacked lineup of beers every day until 2 a.m
Photo via Instagram / iamdj_therapy210
Whiskey's
6310 Callaghan Road, (210) 342-7321, facebook.com/Whiskey-Smith-288332001368416
Formerly known as Whiskey Smith, Whiskey's opens at 11 a.m. every day but Sunday. The popular bar keeps it simple with daily drink specials, beers and cocktails.
Photo via Instagram / rcortinas85
Whiskey's
6310 Callaghan Road, (210) 342-7321, facebook.com/Whiskey-Smith-288332001368416
Formerly known as Whiskey Smith, Whiskey's opens at 11 a.m. every day but Sunday. The popular bar keeps it simple with daily drink specials, beers and cocktails.
Photo via Instagram / rcortinas85
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