The best bars and nightlife spots in San Antonio, according to our readers

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Best Bar
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Bar
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Bar Food
Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen, 103 E. Jones Ave., (210) 446-9303, elsewheretexas.com
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
Best Bar Food
Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen, 103 E. Jones Ave., (210) 446-9303, elsewheretexas.com
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
Best Bar Games
Slackers Sports Bar, Multiple locations,  instagram.com/slackersbarsa 
Photo courtesy of Slackers
Best Bar Games
Slackers Sports Bar, Multiple locations, instagram.com/slackersbarsa
Photo courtesy of Slackers
Best Bartender
Vikki Buchanan at the Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Bartender
Vikki Buchanan at the Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Bloody Mary
The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, (210) 437-4306, thehaydensa.com
Photo via Instagram / thehayden_sa
Best Bloody Mary
The Hayden, 4025 Broadway, (210) 437-4306, thehaydensa.com
Photo via Instagram / thehayden_sa
Best Country Bar
Thirsty Horse Dance Hall & Saloon, 2335 Northwest Military Highway, (210) 348-1513, thirstyhorse.net
Photo via Instagram / jerrydeleonmusic
Best Country Bar
Thirsty Horse Dance Hall & Saloon, 2335 Northwest Military Highway, (210) 348-1513, thirstyhorse.net
Photo via Instagram / jerrydeleonmusic
Best Craft Beer Selection
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 11255 Huebner Road, Suite 212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd.com/locations/san-antonio-flying-saucer
Photo via Instagram / flyingsaucersa
Best Craft Beer Selection
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, 11255 Huebner Road, Suite 212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd.com/locations/san-antonio-flying-saucer
Photo via Instagram / flyingsaucersa
Best Dance Club
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Dance Club
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Dive Bar
The Bang Bang Bar, 119 El Mio Drive, (210) 320-1187, thebangbangbartx.com
Photo via Instagram / thebangbangbar
Best Dive Bar
The Bang Bang Bar, 119 El Mio Drive, (210) 320-1187, thebangbangbartx.com
Photo via Instagram / thebangbangbar
Best Drink Specials/Cheap Drinks
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma
Best Drink Specials/Cheap Drinks
Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham, (210) 224-9219, bonhamexchange.com
Photo by Julian P. Ledezma