27 cozy San Antonio bars for when it's getting too cold to drink outside

The weather is finally cooling down for the few weeks that Texas approximates winter, and we can't blame anyone who's breaking out…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Downstairs at Esquire
155 E Commerce St., (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
Skip the tavern and stop by the riverside bar instead. This intimate lounge dishes out small bites packed with flavor and top-of-the-line cocktails. Go. Now.
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San Antonio's 26 best bars, restaurants and tasting rooms for whiskey lovers

The margarita may be the unofficial drink of Texas summers, but there’s something to be said for a perfectly-balanced cocktail made with…

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Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
This new spot offers cocktail mavens a bar menu that highlights a selection of Manhattans, created by bartender Michael J. Neff, founder of The Cottonmouth Club in Houston and The Rum House in New York.  
Photo via Instagram / barloretta
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The 25 best bars in San Antonio, according to Yelp

With more than 50% of San Antonio's population now fully vaccinated, it's little surprise folks are looking to hit the town for a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

21. Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
“This is one of the coolest bar/restaurants I have ever seen. It's dark and romantic with amazing food and a delicious wine menu. The servers are very relaxed and never rush you to order. It’s wonderful for drinks and small bites after a long day at work.” – Theresa F.
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23 essential San Antonio restaurants offering healthy dining options

Adopting better eating habits is at or near the top of most folks' New Year's resolutions. But maintaining that goal for more…

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The Good Kind Southtown
1127 S St Mary's St, (210) 801-5892, eatgoodkind.com
The Good Kind uses sustainably sourced ingredients to create light offerings that are big on flavor. The tasty menu shows that eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up brunch.
Photo via Instagram / goodkindsouthtown
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A Look at the Most Notable Bathrooms in San Antonio

Let’s talk about the loo. As San Antonio’s dining and drinking scene has delivered elegantly designed bars and restaurants, so have their…

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Paramour // Along with its posh atmosphere and majestic view, Paramour has more to uncover than quotes on pillows or signature cocktails being mixed behind the bar. Since 2015, Paramour’s men’s and women’s restrooms have been reason enough to visit this rooftop bar. For the ladies, a neon pink “peep show” reflects in the mirror making it perfect for as many bathroom selfies as you’d like. Cheeky high-gloss photos of Tom Selleck in a Speedo and Burt Reynold’s 1972 Cosmopolitan centerfold give the restroom a scandalous vibe. The guys can compare business cards (“Oh my God, it even has a watermark”) inside the men’s room where screenshots of Christian Bale as American Psycho’s Patrick Bateman and his victims are found. 102 9th St., (210) 340-9880, paramourbar.com.
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An Inside Look at Grayson's Latest Bar, The Modernist

Gerry Shirley (Mon Thai, Sukeban) and Olaf Harmel (formerly with Bar du Mon Ami, Blue Box and Ash) have teamed up to…

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An Inside Look at Grayson's Latest Bar, The Modernist
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