May 18, 2018 Slideshows » Food & Drink

Where to Find the Best Patios in San Antonio 

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Though it's hot outside, you can make it bearable with a cold drink in hand. Here are 25 bar and restaurant patios in San Antonio that we just can't get enough of.
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Chisme
2403 N St Mary's St, (210) 530-4236, eatatchisme.com
Order a chicken-on-a-stick and a marg, you’ll be unwinding in no time. This beauty is hard to beat.
Photo via Instagram / eatchisme
El Mirador
722 S St Mary's St, (210) 225-9444, elmiradorrestaurant.com
A San Antonio staple since 1960, El Mirador’s still-recent renovations brought us a trendy patio to Southtown. Enjoy these breathable chairs and and stay cool with a drink. You can make it a michelada or chelada for just $1.95 extra.
Photo via Instagram / itsashleysunderland
The Cove
606 W Cypress St, (210) 227-2683, thecove.us
Arguably the most unique patio/restaurant in San Antonio, The Cove serves up local, organic fare and lets you wash your car AND your clothes – all in one place!
Photo via Instagram / the_original_al_patron
Feast
1024 S Alamo St, (210) 354-1024, feastsa.com
Treat yourself to some American fare with a twist of Mediterranean flare – and spend some time on this minimalist patio, too.
Photo via Instagram / anopwop
Ácenar
146 E Houston St, (210) 222-2362, acenar.com
With an excellent brunch menu and kid-friendly vibes, this place is worth a visit for when you need some time on the patio without feeling stuffy.
Photo via Instagram / saige_t
The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
You say patio and all we hear is “meet me at Friendly Spot.”
Photo via Instagram / skylinedronetx
Taco Garage
8403 Broadway St, (210) 826-4405, tacogarage.com
Around since 2005, Taco Garage brings you scrumptious Tex-Mex and impressive cocktails. Post up on the patio and you’re guaranteed to have a great time.
Photo via Instagram / 363elsa
Supper
136 E Grayson St, (210) 448-8300, supperatemma.com
An excellent choice for any meal of the day, Supper’s menu has made a big impact on San Antonio in the few years since opening. You’re guaranteed to have a wonderful meal and the views are pretty satisfying as well.
Photo via Instagram / yourgalmacy
Two Bros. BBQ Market
12656 West Ave, (210) 496-0222, twobrosbbqmarket.com
Stop by for delicious ass BBQ, stay for this bomb patio. Started by Chef Jason Daddy and brother Jason, this family-friendly spot is perfect for a relaxed outing with great food and casual atmosphere.
Photo via Instagram / chatang_may
Faust Tavern
517 E Woodlawn Ave, (210) 257-0628, facebook.com
This St. Mary’s gem has a smaller patio on your way in, but the real prize is out back. With two-seater picnic tables and string lights, this is the perfect laid-back spot to take a date.
Photo via Instagram / drdithers
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Tre Enoteca
555 W Bitters Rd, (210) 496-0555, treenoteca.com
Jason Dady’s Italian joint comes through with delicious pizza and pastas, as well as the cozy patio. Grab some chairs and kick back with a glass of wine after dinner.
Photo via Instagram / treenoteca
Down On Grayson
303 E Grayson St, (210) 248-9244, downongrayson.com
This breezy patio is perfect kicking back, whether it be for dinner or late night drinks. Opt for the Spicy Margarita to get the best of both worlds.
Photo via Instagram / chelschaps_
Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001, facebook.com
Being a beer garden, Burleson Yard is pretty much guaranteed to come through. Sit your ass down on one of the bright metal chairs and enjoy a few rounds with friends.
Photo via Instagram / burlesonyardbeergarden
Still Golden Social House
1900 Broadway St, (210) 616-2212, stillgoldensa.com
From of the ashes of Stay Golden comes Still Golden, which opened earlier this spring. Located on the corner of Broadway and Grayson, the patio makes for a great place to park it during your bar crawl and enjoy the ambiance.
Photo via Instagram / stillgoldensocialhouse
Grayze
521 E Grayson St, (210) 481-8776, grayzeongrayson.com
Snack on satisfying appetizers like the seasonal board or the barbacoa sliders (cutely named cheeks ‘n’ buns), or take advantage any number of happy hour deals (drinks AND food, y’all). This patio will have you feeling comfy cozy.
Photo via Instagram / m_bouret
Paramour
102 9th St #400, (210) 340-9880, paramourbar.com
Although technically a balcony, this rooftop bar has everything you could ask for from your fav drinking spot – including insane cocktails, beautiful views and cozy seats on the patio.
Photo via Instagram / justinjanos
Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Rd, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
Sangria flight, anyone? Whether stopping by for brunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong with these colorful drinks – oh, and this killer patio.
Photo via Instagram / alamofoodie
VFW Post 76
10 10th St, (210) 223-4581, vfwpost76ontheriverwalk.org
Not only is it the oldest VFW in Texas, it’s also home to some truly amazing River Walk views and wild parties.
Photo via Instagram / northparkmazda
Sanchos Cantina & Cocina
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
Head up the stairs with your drank and grub in stow, friend. You’ll be able to unwind with your snacks and a great view of the city.
Photo via Instagram / safoodienetwork
The Luxury
103 E Jones Ave, (210) 354-2274, facebook.com
From river views to good eats and even better drinks, The Luxury should be a go-to spot for your lunch break or night out with the squad.
Photo via Instagram / havenscreations.satx
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Aldaco’s
20079 Stone Oak Pkwy, (210) 494-0561, aldacosrestaurants.com
Whether stopping by for antojitos y margaritas or enjoying a full dinner, this open patio is the cherry on top of a nice night out.
Photo via Instagram / s.b.r
The Squeezebox
2806 N St Mary's St, (210) 314-8845, facebook.com
This dive bar really comes through with its patio, perfect for big parties and events. Chug on some booze and get trashy, y’all.
Photo via Instagram / thesqueezebox_sa
Burgerteca
403 Blue Star #105, (210) 635-0016, chefjohnnyhernandez.com
In the mood for a burger with a twist? Burgerteca is the place to go. The menu is full of Mexican-influenced eats and the patio out front is plenty relaxed.
Photo via Instagram / xeniaporvida
La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, facebook.com
This LGBT-friendly spot has a covered patio that should definitely be your go-to for when you want to be outside but not suffer from the blistering sun.
Photo via Instagram / labotanicasa
Botika
303 Pearl Pkwy #111, (210) 670-7684, botikapearl.com
This Peruvian-Asian fusion spot serves up delicious food to be enjoyed on this covered patio. Hit up the sushi-ceviche bar and cocktail lounge, you’ll be glad you did.
Photo via Instagram / brentsteffensen
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Chisme
2403 N St Mary's St, (210) 530-4236, eatatchisme.com
Order a chicken-on-a-stick and a marg, you’ll be unwinding in no time. This beauty is hard to beat.
Photo via Instagram / eatchisme

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