The Absolute Best Happy Hours in San Antonio, Right Now
You're gonna go out, and you're gonna go drink. But you don't have to break the bank, at least not if you hit up these generous happy hours across the Alamo City.
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Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
A favorite for weekend brunch, you’ll want to swing by Sangria on the Burg for a fun as heck happy hour experience. Modelo Especial and Lone Star run $2.50 while sangria options run up at $4. There’s food options too like the queso and loaded fries at $4 each or the brisket nachos for $5.
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803 S St Mary's St, (210) 369-9192,
Swing by this modern pub to get boozy in true Irish fashion. All-day on Sundays and Mondays, you can score $6 cocktails, $5 well drinks, $6.50 wine and snacks, like poutine and fried pickles, starting at $5. Happy hour also runs 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
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312 Pearl Pkwy #2107, (210) 227-2583, blueboxbar.com
Though sleek and housed at the ever-popular Historic Pearl, Blue Box offers a hot, yet affordable happy hour menu. With all-day happy hour on Sunday and Monday (plus 4-8 p.m. other days), you can score domestics for $3, draft beer for $6, house shots for $3.50 and cocktails for $6. Go get boozy y’all, but make it fashion.
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1014 S Alamo St, (210) 368-9324,
With happy hour every day until 7 p.m., you can expect fun times to await you here. The Southtown spot offers cocktails for as affordable as $4, plus wine for $3. Steamed buns are also up for grabs at $1 apiece, so be sure to stock up.
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7701 Broadway St #124, (210) 826-1488, hanzobar.com
There are plenty of chances to score happy hour deals here. There’s the normal happy hour all-day on Sunday and Monday, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, then the reverse happy hour every day from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. You’ll be able to score $5 cocktails and well spirits, $3 shots, $5.50 glasses of wine and more. Getting your drink on has never been so easy.
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The Bottling Department
312 Pearl Pkwy, Suite 6101, (210) 564-9140, bottlingdept.com
Happy hour runs 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, so you should definitely treat yourself to a cup of something great during a late lunch or post-work drinks. Take your pick from $3 Texas beers, $3 frozé and $3 off all wine glasses.
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111 W Crockett St, St.Suite 205, (210) 212-4770, merkabatx.com
If you’re near the River Walk, stop by Merkaba — located just below Howl at the Moon — for $5 cocktails, beers and free music from local bands and DJs. Trust us on this one. We wouldn’t send you to the River Walk unless it was worth it. Stop by between 7 and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, or 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
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155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
On weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m., head down to Esquire Tavern for happy hour goodness. You’ll be able to score $3 off all menu cocktails and wine by the glass as well as $1 off Texas draft beers. Be sure to score $3 snacks like devilled eggs and shrimp toast.
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312 Pearl Pkwy #6001, (210) 332-9386, jazztx.com
A favorite for live music and cocktails, Jazz also draws in crowds with its happy hour specials. Visit between 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and you’ll spare yourself the cover charge, and will also be able to order select $5 cocktails.
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Still Golden Social House
1900 Broadway St, (210) 616-2212, stillgoldensa.com
A prime go-to for local boozehounds, the ever-entertaining Still Golden comes through especially during happy hour. From 3 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, be sure to stop by for a quick fix with options averaging at $8.
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