Where to Find the Best Piano, Karaoke Bars in San Antonio
Sometimes, you just want to get really drunk and sing in front of strangers. You're in luck, 'cause karaoke is poppin' here in the Alamo City. From straight up karaoke bars to watering holes with weekly karaoke nights, here's where you can bask in the spotlight after you down a few drinks.
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2615 Mossrock, (210) 267-5703, facebook.com/dadskaraoke
When “karaoke” is in the name, you can expect a venue name to have its shit together for times you just wanna get drunk and scream into a microphone. Slightly sleazy, the bar is a solid option for hours of uninhibited fun for just about anyone, especially first-timers trying to get their feet wet in the art of karaoke. Expect a crowd – or shall we say audience?
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Asiana/Big Bang Karaoke
4408 Walzem Road, (210) 501-9448
Shy singers can hit up this Northeast side spot that has private rooms so you can show off your skills without the whole bar watching. The concept is common in Asia, so think of this as a way to make your night out a cultural experience.
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The Bang Bang Bar
119 El Mio Dr, (210) 320-1187, thebangbangbartx.com
A retro dive bar with badass cocktails, live music and a karaoke night? We’re there! The Bang Bang Bar is just one of those spots that everybody loves, so it should definitely be a top contender for the next time all of the squad just feels like singing.
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502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125, 502bar.com
With music at the forefront of this watering hole, you can expect lots of fun. Though there’s plenty of local bands playing the venue regularly, there’s also karaoke nights! With an emphasis on craft beers, this is your spot to get your drink on and not care whether your voice is in tune or not. Your Mondays just got a whole lot better.
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Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub
200 S Alamo St, (210) 224-3343, facebook.com/DurtyNellysRiverWalk
With recent renovations to spruce up the space, Durty Nelly’s keeps the party going with traditional grub and import drafts. That, and the piano entertainment that is especially lively at night and on the weekends. Be prepared for sing-alongs here, which is the best way to drink and sing without having the spotlight on you if you don’t want it.
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Inside the Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 E Houston St, (210) 585-9999, bar414.com
Go on down to the Sheraton Gunter Hotel’s bar – that is packed with history in case you didn’t know. The refined speakeasy has lots of craft cocktails and live piano music for your enjoyment. So pretend you’re classy and sip on a drink while you enjoy these tunes.
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Kennedy’s Public House
19179 Blanco Road, (210) 764-1333, kennedysirishbar.com
In the true spirit of the Emerald Isle, Kennedy’s Public House brings you plenty of choices available by the pint and even more spots to kick back. This pub may be Irish, but you can still get your karaoke on. Located in the Stone Oak area, Kennedy’s has karaoke night every Wednesday and Sunday, perfect for a mid-week night out or a last-minute way to enjoy the weekend. Bring the gang to get boozy and make fools of yourselves.
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101 Pereida St, (210) 263-3753, southtown101.net
This spot may have solid drink specials, one of the most affordable happy hour menus in Southtown and tasty bar bites to boot, but Southtown 101 doesn’t stop there. On top of fun events like trivia night, the bar also offers karaoke nights. So swing by and order up those beers (or cocktails) and get to singing.
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Who’s Who Cocktails
1711 Babcock Road, (210) 973-5055, facebook.com/whoswhococktails
A dive bar with karaoke on the weekends? Count us in. For chiller nights of drinking, stopping by Who’s Who Cocktails guarantees a night of shenanigans with a drink in one hand and a microphone in the other.
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121 Alamo Plaza, (210) 220-1076, patobriens.com
Modeled after the New Orleans institution of the same name, Pat O’Brien’s means a good time when it has Cajun fare and boozy hurricane cocktails at the ready. As far as entertainment is concerned, it’s definitely covered here with a dueling piano bar. So sit back and enjoy the show, just make sure the hurricanes keep a’coming.
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