March 21, 2019

The 25 Best Bars in San Antonio, According to Yelp

Here are the top (translation: highest-rated) places to grab a drink and get boozy in the San Antonio area according to Yelp users. Do what you will with this information.
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25. Drink Texas
200 Navarro St, (210) 224-1031, drinktexas.com
“This bar has a great atmosphere to it. The music was good, & the bartenders were sweet & attentive. I highly recommend visiting drink Texas for your thirst quenching needs!! S/O to Carmen & Naissa for making our experience great” – Analisa P.
Photo via Instagram / mikeraute
25. Drink Texas
200 Navarro St, (210) 224-1031, drinktexas.com
“This bar has a great atmosphere to it. The music was good, & the bartenders were sweet & attentive. I highly recommend visiting drink Texas for your thirst quenching needs!! S/O to Carmen & Naissa for making our experience great” – Analisa P.
Photo via Instagram / mikeraute
24. 502 Bar
502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125, 502bar.com
“We really enjoy going here. They have a rotating selection of "off the beaten path" draft beers. 502 lets you sample different beers, and are friendly and attentive. Fun place to go and convenient location.” – Robert K.
Photo via Instagram / 502bar
24. 502 Bar
502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125, 502bar.com
“We really enjoy going here. They have a rotating selection of "off the beaten path" draft beers. 502 lets you sample different beers, and are friendly and attentive. Fun place to go and convenient location.” – Robert K.
Photo via Instagram / 502bar
23. Havana Bar
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
“This is a spot where you must see for yourself. What a great atmosphere. The drinks were reasonably priced, service was great. The staff was very kind and welcoming. Need I say more? Must see, nice, dark, cozy location” – Anthony M.
Photo via Instagram / stevenvsqz
23. Havana Bar
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
“This is a spot where you must see for yourself. What a great atmosphere. The drinks were reasonably priced, service was great. The staff was very kind and welcoming. Need I say more? Must see, nice, dark, cozy location” – Anthony M.
Photo via Instagram / stevenvsqz
22. Thirsty Aztec
200 River Walk St, (210) 580-4844, thirstyaztec.com
“Loved the drinks there and love music!  Great location and ambience! You want to make this your place to go any night of the week. The bartenders are friendly and will help you with drink selection.” – Dunn W.
Photo via Instagram / thirsty_aztec
22. Thirsty Aztec
200 River Walk St, (210) 580-4844, thirstyaztec.com
“Loved the drinks there and love music! Great location and ambience! You want to make this your place to go any night of the week. The bartenders are friendly and will help you with drink selection.” – Dunn W.
Photo via Instagram / thirsty_aztec
21. Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
“This is one of the coolest bar/restaurants I have ever seen. It's dark and romantic with amazing food and a delicious wine menu. The servers are very relaxed and never rush you to order. It’s wonderful for drinks and small bites after a long day at work.” – Theresa F.
Photo via Instagram / downstairsatesquire
21. Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
“This is one of the coolest bar/restaurants I have ever seen. It's dark and romantic with amazing food and a delicious wine menu. The servers are very relaxed and never rush you to order. It’s wonderful for drinks and small bites after a long day at work.” – Theresa F.
Photo via Instagram / downstairsatesquire
20. George’s Keep
17803 La Cantera Terrace Suite #1200, (210) 310-3733, georgeskeep.com
“Honestly, you'll find some of the best drinks in town here. They have great bartenders that make amazing drinks. It's a busy Thursday night and they still find time to make a complicated, time consuming cocktail cause, you know, they appreciate their craft and making damn good drinks. Thank you for your delicious drinks, excellent service, and love of cocktail making.” – Sandra M.
Photo via Instagram / georgeskeep
20. George’s Keep
17803 La Cantera Terrace Suite #1200, (210) 310-3733, georgeskeep.com
“Honestly, you'll find some of the best drinks in town here. They have great bartenders that make amazing drinks. It's a busy Thursday night and they still find time to make a complicated, time consuming cocktail cause, you know, they appreciate their craft and making damn good drinks. Thank you for your delicious drinks, excellent service, and love of cocktail making.” – Sandra M.
Photo via Instagram / georgeskeep
19. The Base Line
1139 Harry Wurzbach Road, (210) 930-6612, thebaselinebar.com
“This bar is a refreshment from the normal sports bars! The overall atmosphere is inviting and the piano player that night made it even more special. We didn't stay long even though I wish we would've. They had a great selection of drinks and there was plenty to look at. If you're looking for a different type of bar to try out, go here!” – Kristina B.
Photo via Yelp / The Base Line
19. The Base Line
1139 Harry Wurzbach Road, (210) 930-6612, thebaselinebar.com
“This bar is a refreshment from the normal sports bars! The overall atmosphere is inviting and the piano player that night made it even more special. We didn't stay long even though I wish we would've. They had a great selection of drinks and there was plenty to look at. If you're looking for a different type of bar to try out, go here!” – Kristina B.
Photo via Yelp / The Base Line
18. Menger Bar
204 Alamo Pl, (210) 223-4361, mengerhotel.com
“We loved this bar! The history is absolutely amazing! The wooden details, pictures, and bullet holes in [the] walls just make it more of an adventure.  The drinks were the very best! I recommend the margaritas!  The food was great as well!” – Suzanne S.
Photo via Instagram / jillwaterston
18. Menger Bar
204 Alamo Pl, (210) 223-4361, mengerhotel.com
“We loved this bar! The history is absolutely amazing! The wooden details, pictures, and bullet holes in [the] walls just make it more of an adventure. The drinks were the very best! I recommend the margaritas! The food was great as well!” – Suzanne S.
Photo via Instagram / jillwaterston
17. The Local Bar
600 N Presa St, (210) 267-9885, thelocalbarsa.com
“Such a great bar. Inexpensive but good drinks (a rarity for a downtown bar), super friendly staff, and a great location- slightly off the beaten path. You can't beat this place. The name says 'local,' and you truly do feel like a local when you come here.” – Michael Z.
Photo via Instagram / normagarzardz
17. The Local Bar
600 N Presa St, (210) 267-9885, thelocalbarsa.com
“Such a great bar. Inexpensive but good drinks (a rarity for a downtown bar), super friendly staff, and a great location- slightly off the beaten path. You can't beat this place. The name says 'local,' and you truly do feel like a local when you come here.” – Michael Z.
Photo via Instagram / normagarzardz
16. Fat Racks
11807 West Ave, (210) 616-2144, fatrackssportsbar.com
“My favorite place to go. Amazing pool tables to play on and friendly staff with delicious food. I'm surprised this place isn't full of people everyday, the drink specials and happy hour here are unbeatable. Fun atmosphere, lots of TVs, Dart Boards, and great music.” – Jazmyne B.
Photo via Yelp / Jennifer Y.
16. Fat Racks
11807 West Ave, (210) 616-2144, fatrackssportsbar.com
“My favorite place to go. Amazing pool tables to play on and friendly staff with delicious food. I'm surprised this place isn't full of people everyday, the drink specials and happy hour here are unbeatable. Fun atmosphere, lots of TVs, Dart Boards, and great music.” – Jazmyne B.
Photo via Yelp / Jennifer Y.