25 San Antonio spots to get frozen cocktails, including to-go and drive-thru options
By San Antonio Current Staff
Summer in Texas is no joke, and those who don't have a swimming pool at their disposal may be looking for alternate ways to beat the heat. Lucky for thirsty San Antonians of drinking age, there's been a recent uptick in places doling out frosty, boozy treats — and some even offer to-go and drive-thru service.
El Camino 1009 Avenue B, elcaminosa.com
Located on the edge of downtown, El Camino offers a variety of frozen drinks and a pair of margarita machines to accompany the River Walk breeze and the food options available to patrons.
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Southerleigh Haute South 5822 Worth Pkwy. Unit 112, (210) 236-8556, southerleighhautesouth.com
Southerleigh Haute South’s southern-style menu includes creative frozen cocktails like the Peachy Palmer and Frosé.
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The Frosty Dog 123 Losoya, #7B, (210) 3544-3002, thefrostydogsa.com
Located downtown on the River Walk, The Frosty Dog offers casual ambiance for a date night or a boozy pit spot while wandering downtown.
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SipIt Daiquiris To-Go Multiple Locations, drinksipit.com
Since its debut in 2020, drive-thru chain SipIt Daiquiris has hit the ground running with six locations around San Antonio. SipIt offers a variety of 20 different daiquiris, and we recommend the Hurricane… it tastes like Hawaiian Punch.
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Hops & Hounds 13838 Jones Maltsberger Rd., (210) 592-9400, hopsandhoundsllc.com
The patio at this playful northeast side spot features good dogs and good drinks. Hops & Hounds bartenders sling out seasonal cocktails and other notable frozen drinks to beat the Texas heat.
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The Good Kind 1127 S. St. Mary's St., (210) 801-5892, eatgoodkind.com
The Good Kind’s picturesque outdoor garden is open for patrons to enjoy cold drinks while the sun beams down. The restaurant hosts various events in its outdoor space, including live music, dance parties and film screenings.
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Down on Grayson
303 E. Grayson St., (210) 248-9244, downongrayson.com
Located near the Pearl, Down on Grayson is a slightly more upscale American food restaurant with a huge patio and a refined selection of drinks including frozen cocktails. With the right drink in hand and the right oak tree for shade this spot may be the perfect place to while away a summer day.
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Picks Bar 4553 North Loop 1604 W., #1101, (210) 253-9220, picksbar.com
This fun, female-owned bar just north of Shavano Park boasts a great selection of nightlife events paired with a full service bar. The place also hosts cocktail classes for budding home bartenders.
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Chicken N Pickle 5215 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 874-2120, chickennpickle.com/san-antonio
The massive four-acre Chicken N Pickle complex features pet-friendly spaces, a fast casual dining restaurant, five outdoor Pickleball courts, two bocce ball and four shuffleboard courts — plus a full bar to fuel the fun.
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The Well 5539 UTSA Blvd., (210) 877-9099, thewellsanantonio.com
Enjoy a casual Texas experience at The Well. The kitchen and bar is located just a few minutes drive from UTSA’s main campus with southern style comfort foods accompanied by more refreshing craft cocktails and a variety of beers on tap. The Well also features a spacious outdoor dining space that even includes a small wooden stage.
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