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Haunted San Antonio Bars and Restaurants That Are Equally Spooky and Tasty 

It's no secret that San Antonio is a city that loves more than its fair share of all things creepy, ghoulish and scary, especially during Halloween and Dia de los Muertos season.

But, we're also a city that loves eating. And drinking. And especially doing both at the same time. Because what's better than sharing a round with some ghosts? Or breaking bread with some evil spirits?

Go for the trifecta and hit up these spots to truly get the best of both worlds.
Ernie’s Bar at the Crockett Hotel
320 Bonham, (210) 225-6500, crocketthotel.com
If you are willing to have a drink with Davy Crockett’s ghost, Ernie’s Bar is the place to do so. It is said that many who fought for Texas independence, including Crockett himself, roam the hotel to this day. What better way to get in touch with history than to drink with history itself, right? Photo via Instagram, sniperv
Ernie’s Bar at the Crockett Hotel
320 Bonham, (210) 225-6500, crocketthotel.com
If you are willing to have a drink with Davy Crockett’s ghost, Ernie’s Bar is the place to do so. It is said that many who fought for Texas independence, including Crockett himself, roam the hotel to this day. What better way to get in touch with history than to drink with history itself, right? Photo via Instagram, Dmorros
Colonial Room at The Menger
204 Alamo Plaza, (210) 223-4361, mengerhotel.com
The Menger Hotel is rumored to be haunted by more than 40 ghostly spirits. One particular spirit, a little girl named Sarah, is supposedly drawn to the hotel’s restaurant, Colonial Room. The girl is said to have been trampled by a horse outside the hotel, and known for whispering guest’s names in their ear while enjoying their meals.
Photo via Instagram, theaaronsteger
Colonial Room at The Menger
204 Alamo Plaza, (210) 223-4361, mengerhotel.com
The Menger Hotel is rumored to be haunted by more than 40 ghostly spirits. One particular spirit, a little girl named Sarah, is supposedly drawn to the hotel’s restaurant, Colonial Room. The girl is said to have been trampled by a horse outside the hotel, and known for whispering guest’s names in their ear while enjoying their meals.
Photo via Instagram, tinytreeart
Rebelle Bar at St. Anthony Hotel
300 E. Travis St., (210) 227-4392, thestanthonyhotel.com
If you like a lady in red, then you’ll love the paranormal spirit supposedly haunting the women’s restroom at Rebelle within the St. Anthony Hotel. When washing their hands, female guests have witnessed a woman in a red dress run into a stall with heels tapping the floors only to slowly fade away. This lady in red is said to have died of a heart attack shortly after her restroom break. Her blind date must have been terrible.
Photo via Instagram, texasmitch
Rebelle Bar at St. Anthony Hotel
300 E. Travis St., (210) 227-4392, thestanthonyhotel.com
If you like a lady in red, then you’ll love the paranormal spirit supposedly haunting the women’s restroom at Rebelle within the St. Anthony Hotel. When washing their hands, female guests have witnessed a woman in a red dress run into a stall with heels tapping the floors only to slowly fade away. This lady in red is said to have died of a heart attack shortly after her restroom break. Her blind date must have been terrible.
Photo via Instagram, rebellesanantonio
Bar 414 at The Gunter Hotel
334 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 585-9999, bar414.com
While having a cocktail at Bar 414 inside The Gunter Hotel, you might catch a glimpse of the phantom named Walter Emerick or the blonde woman he butchered. Emerick was found by a standing over a bloody bed with his finger to his lip insinuating to keep quiet. Emerick later committed suicide at the St. Anthony’s Hotel.
Photo via Instagram, sanantonios_places
Bar 414 at The Gunter Hotel
334 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 585-9999, bar414.com
While having a cocktail at Bar 414 inside The Gunter Hotel, you might catch a glimpse of the phantom named Walter Emerick or the blonde woman he butchered. Emerick was found by a standing over a bloody bed with his finger to his lip insinuating to keep quiet. Emerick later committed suicide at the St. Anthony’s Hotel.
Photo via Instagram, sanantonios_places
Frank
1150 S. Alamo St., (210) 265-5292, hotdogscoldbeer.com
Long before Frank was serving up hot dogs, it used to be the known as the Alamo Methodist Church. There are two paranormal spirits said to be haunting Frank since. One is Miss Margaret, a former Broadway actress and former president of the King William Association. The other is a 12 year-old boy named Little Eddie who died of polio. Miss Margaret is said to be seen on a stage still inhabiting Frank, while Little Eddie is said to play pranks on guests by shoving them and moving objects. So maybe hold onto your drink extra tight whenever you swing by.
Photo via Instagram, franksananto
Frank
1150 S. Alamo St., (210) 265-5292, hotdogscoldbeer.com
Long before Frank was serving up hot dogs, it used to be the known as the Alamo Methodist Church. There are two paranormal spirits said to be haunting Frank since. One is Miss Margaret, a former Broadway actress and former president of the King William Association. The other is a 12 year-old boy named Little Eddie who died of polio. Miss Margaret is said to be seen on a stage still inhabiting Frank, while Little Eddie is said to play pranks on guests by shoving them and moving objects. So maybe hold onto your drink extra tight whenever you swing by.
Photo via Instagram, franksananto
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Grey Moss Inn
19010 Scenic Loop Road, (210) 695-8301, greymossrestauranthelotestx.com
Mary Howell, the owner of the former restaurant, died 11 days after she sold the Grey Moss Inn, where she had been living with her husband. She is said to be seen walking the halls of the dining room in a white dress and supposed whispers throughout the restaurant are believed to be that of Howell.
Photo via Instagram, texasskipper
Grey Moss Inn
19010 Scenic Loop Road, (210) 695-8301, greymossrestauranthelotestx.com
Mary Howell, the owner of the former restaurant, died 11 days after she sold the Grey Moss Inn, where she had been living with her husband. She is said to be seen walking the halls of the dining room in a white dress and supposed whispers throughout the restaurant are believed to be that of Howell.
Photo via Instagram, kokolovesfood
1909 Bar & Bistro at Hotel Indigo
105 Alamo Plaza, (210) 933-2000
If you find yourself hearing the sounds of battle, you’re probably at 1909 Bar & Bistro. Located in Hotel Indigo on what used to be the northwest corner of the Alamo compound, 1909 Bar & Bistro provides more than just food and cocktails. It is said that people are able to hear cannons and agonized wailing of what was one of the most bloodiest battles of the 19th century.
Photo via Instagram, downtowntuesday
1909 Bar & Bistro at Hotel Indigo
105 Alamo Plaza, (210) 933-2000
If you find yourself hearing the sounds of battle, you’re probably at 1909 Bar & Bistro. Located in Hotel Indigo on what used to be the northwest corner of the Alamo compound, 1909 Bar & Bistro provides more than just food and cocktails. It is said that people are able to hear cannons and agonized wailing of what was one of the most bloodiest battles of the 19th century.
Photo via Instagram, cyndwn1
Oro at Emily Morgan Hotel 705 E. Houston St., (210) 244-5100, emilymorganhotel.com
The Oro Restaurant and Bar, located inside the Emily Morgan Hotel, is another likely place to find a ghost. Because the hotel use to be a medical arts facility that included a crematorium, many ghosts are said to haunt the building.
Photo via Facebook, ORO Restaurant
Oro at Emily Morgan Hotel 705 E. Houston St., (210) 244-5100, emilymorganhotel.com
The Oro Restaurant and Bar, located inside the Emily Morgan Hotel, is another likely place to find a ghost. Because the hotel use to be a medical arts facility that included a crematorium, many ghosts are said to haunt the building.
Photo via Facebook, ORO Restaurant
Cadillac Bar
212 S. Flores St., (210) 223-5533, sanantoniolocalspotz.com
Built on top a burial ground, you are sure to discover paranormal activity at San Antonio’s Cadillac Bar. Rumor has it that the original owners sealed off the basement because they were unable to deal with the paranormal spirits roaming around the property. Guests claim to have witnessed a tall thin man, possibly the former owner, standing by the basement entrance as if he is guarding it.
Photo via Instagram, kafergie77
Cadillac Bar
212 S. Flores St., (210) 223-5533, sanantoniolocalspotz.com
Built on top a burial ground, you are sure to discover paranormal activity at San Antonio’s Cadillac Bar. Rumor has it that the original owners sealed off the basement because they were unable to deal with the paranormal spirits roaming around the property. Guests claim to have witnessed a tall thin man, possibly the former owner, standing by the basement entrance as if he is guarding it.
Photo via Instagram, vampiramaria
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Ernie’s Bar at the Crockett Hotel
320 Bonham, (210) 225-6500, crocketthotel.com
If you are willing to have a drink with Davy Crockett’s ghost, Ernie’s Bar is the place to do so. It is said that many who fought for Texas independence, including Crockett himself, roam the hotel to this day. What better way to get in touch with history than to drink with history itself, right? Photo via Instagram, sniperv
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