October 24, 2019

Where to Find the Best Bloody Marys, Micheladas in San Antonio

What's red, delicious and goes great with brunch? That's right — we're talking about Bloody Marys and micheladas. Whether you're throwing them back in the morning, sipping them in the middle of the day on a shady patio or if you fancy the drink at night, here's where you can get your fix.
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The Pigpen
106 Pershing Ave, (210) 267-9136, thepigpensa.com
Even aside from the sinfully delicious Sunday brunch, Pigpen has proven itself a delicious go-to for nursing a hangover. Among one of the spot’s most popular drinks is the brisket Bloody Mary, which is exactly what it sounds like. The spicy libation is complete with a slice of the meaty brisket inside. Consider the soulful brunch and live tunes the cherry on top to your visit.
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The Pigpen
106 Pershing Ave, (210) 267-9136, thepigpensa.com
Even aside from the sinfully delicious Sunday brunch, Pigpen has proven itself a delicious go-to for nursing a hangover. Among one of the spot’s most popular drinks is the brisket Bloody Mary, which is exactly what it sounds like. The spicy libation is complete with a slice of the meaty brisket inside. Consider the soulful brunch and live tunes the cherry on top to your visit.
Photo via Instagram / alchemyvacationproperties
Liberty Bar
1111 S Alamo St, (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com
A favorite for its Bloody Marys and as a prime spot where you can nurse a hangover, Liberty Bar is a dependable spot for any boozehound. The bright pink Southtown outpost has the kind of laid-back vibes and attentive service that tend to aid a successful recovery. Consider yourself lucky if your hangover falls on a Saturday, because that's when Bloody Marys, made with the bar's own spicy mix, are half-price. Seldom does a $4 Bloody Mary taste this good.
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Liberty Bar
1111 S Alamo St, (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com
A favorite for its Bloody Marys and as a prime spot where you can nurse a hangover, Liberty Bar is a dependable spot for any boozehound. The bright pink Southtown outpost has the kind of laid-back vibes and attentive service that tend to aid a successful recovery. Consider yourself lucky if your hangover falls on a Saturday, because that's when Bloody Marys, made with the bar's own spicy mix, are half-price. Seldom does a $4 Bloody Mary taste this good.
Photo via Instagram / treatyoselftexas
Grayze
521 E Grayson St, (210) 481-8776, grayzeongrayson.com
Major patio vibes are just one (though important) reason why Grayze is a go-to for sobering up — fresh air is super important. Just as crucial is a finely-made Bloody Mary, which is also gound at this Grayson spot. During brunch you can score the $6 BM made with the house mix, and opt for the loaded garnish if you’d like. It’s totally worth it.
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Grayze
521 E Grayson St, (210) 481-8776, grayzeongrayson.com
Major patio vibes are just one (though important) reason why Grayze is a go-to for sobering up — fresh air is super important. Just as crucial is a finely-made Bloody Mary, which is also gound at this Grayson spot. During brunch you can score the $6 BM made with the house mix, and opt for the loaded garnish if you’d like. It’s totally worth it.
Photo via Instagram / design_dudes
Bite
1012 S Presa St, (210) 532-2551, biterestaurantsa.com
If you find yourself in Southtown and in need of a sexy libation, you’ll be in good hands over at Bite. The French-Chilean restaurant is known for its colorful digs and creative bar menu, including the Bloody Mary that’s adorned with celery — and olives, a pickle, onion rings, slices of sausage and even a chicken wing at times. Bite does not play around.
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Bite
1012 S Presa St, (210) 532-2551, biterestaurantsa.com
If you find yourself in Southtown and in need of a sexy libation, you’ll be in good hands over at Bite. The French-Chilean restaurant is known for its colorful digs and creative bar menu, including the Bloody Mary that’s adorned with celery — and olives, a pickle, onion rings, slices of sausage and even a chicken wing at times. Bite does not play around.
Photo via Instagram / biterestaurantsa
Ocho
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
Located inside the beautiful Hotel Havana, Ocho is a prime spot for brunch babes and anyone who enjoys the crisp aesthetic of the window-filled bar. While the abundance of natural sunlight may be a problem depending on how crudo you are, the libations here more than make up for that. Take your pick from the Michelada Cubana (made with Ranger Creek SA Lager) or the Bacon Bloody Mary (with bacon-infused Enchanted Rock vodka and the house mix) — either way you’ll be on your way to a full recovery.
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Ocho
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
Located inside the beautiful Hotel Havana, Ocho is a prime spot for brunch babes and anyone who enjoys the crisp aesthetic of the window-filled bar. While the abundance of natural sunlight may be a problem depending on how crudo you are, the libations here more than make up for that. Take your pick from the Michelada Cubana (made with Ranger Creek SA Lager) or the Bacon Bloody Mary (with bacon-infused Enchanted Rock vodka and the house mix) — either way you’ll be on your way to a full recovery.
Photo via Instagram / jesgonjr
La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, vivalabotanica.com
If hanging out on a patio is your idea of sobering up, you’ll be all set at La Botanica. After boozing it up on the St. Mary’s Strip (heck, you may even get drunk at this very cantina), you can post up the next morning with a Bloody Mary or michelada. Or come during happy hour in the afternoon if you decide to sleep in. Just be sure to score from vegetarian bites while you’re here.
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La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, vivalabotanica.com
If hanging out on a patio is your idea of sobering up, you’ll be all set at La Botanica. After boozing it up on the St. Mary’s Strip (heck, you may even get drunk at this very cantina), you can post up the next morning with a Bloody Mary or michelada. Or come during happy hour in the afternoon if you decide to sleep in. Just be sure to score from vegetarian bites while you’re here.
Photo via Instagram / thekickstandsa
Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery
136 E Grayson St #120, (210) 455-5701, southerleigh.com
This Pearl outpost remains an undisputed champ for brunching. The 32 oz. house michelada is made with spicy horseradish, gold export lager and Gulf shrimp. Oh, and it’s only $8. Now that’s a steal.
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Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery
136 E Grayson St #120, (210) 455-5701, southerleigh.com
This Pearl outpost remains an undisputed champ for brunching. The 32 oz. house michelada is made with spicy horseradish, gold export lager and Gulf shrimp. Oh, and it’s only $8. Now that’s a steal.
Photo via Instagram / southerleigh
The Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
With the longest wooden bartop in Texas, the Esquire Tavern is a sought-out drinking spot. And when the drinks can hold their own against the cool features, that makes visiting a good choice no matter what. Next time you’re wanting to head downtown during the daytime, consider stopping in at this River Walk watering hole, where you can score a spicy Bloody Mary adorned with olives and a lemon wedge.
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The Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
With the longest wooden bartop in Texas, the Esquire Tavern is a sought-out drinking spot. And when the drinks can hold their own against the cool features, that makes visiting a good choice no matter what. Next time you’re wanting to head downtown during the daytime, consider stopping in at this River Walk watering hole, where you can score a spicy Bloody Mary adorned with olives and a lemon wedge.
Photo via Instagram / esquiretavernsa
Taqueria La Siberia De Monterrey
6151 FM78, (210) 549-0844, facebook.com/familiatellezz
If eating a delicious breakfast/brunch is equally important to you as having a hangover-friendly libation for getting sober, you’ll be able to enjoy the best of both worlds at this joint. Venture inside and you’ll be able to score giant micheladas that will hit the spot and do its job. So will the delicious Mexican bites, but what to order is totally up to you.
Photo via Instagram / taquerialasiberiademty
Taqueria La Siberia De Monterrey
6151 FM78, (210) 549-0844, facebook.com/familiatellezz
If eating a delicious breakfast/brunch is equally important to you as having a hangover-friendly libation for getting sober, you’ll be able to enjoy the best of both worlds at this joint. Venture inside and you’ll be able to score giant micheladas that will hit the spot and do its job. So will the delicious Mexican bites, but what to order is totally up to you.
Photo via Instagram / taquerialasiberiademty
El Luchador
622 Roosevelt Ave, (210) 272-0016, facebook.com/luchadorbarsa
Of course the lucha-themed watering hole will come through with your hangover remedies. Although you may very well get drunk off your ass here, you can also sober up the next morning with a damn good michelada. You won’t be disappointed, fam.
Photo via Instagram / kaisertoro
El Luchador
622 Roosevelt Ave, (210) 272-0016, facebook.com/luchadorbarsa
Of course the lucha-themed watering hole will come through with your hangover remedies. Although you may very well get drunk off your ass here, you can also sober up the next morning with a damn good michelada. You won’t be disappointed, fam.
Photo via Instagram / kaisertoro