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

We asked, and San Antonio answered! Here are the Best of San Antonio Nightlife winners of 2022.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Music Venue
Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 666-6666, papertigersatx.com
Photo by Daniel Conrad
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30 San Antonio lounges, speakeasies and hidden bars — and where to find them

San Antonio's bar scene has always been fun, but the cocktail explosion of recent years have given it double shot of hip…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Amor Eterno
540 S. Presa St., facebook.com/Amor-Eterno-104928765099182.
This Southtown spot debuted last New Year's Eve and immediately grabbed attention with its elevated cocktails and a sexy ambiance. Billed as a love letter to puro San Antonio cultura, the bar is small but bursting with personality. Custom wallpaper, velvet wall treatments and cozy nooks make for an ambiance that accommodates date night or after-dinner nightcaps. 
Photo courtesy of Amor Eterno
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Sexy Moments from Grindhouse Burlesque's Tribute to Directors Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez

Paying homage to iconic directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez, the Grindhouse Burlesque show at Bang Bang Bar on Friday night was…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sexy Moments from Grindhouse Burlesque's Tribute to Directors Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez
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All the Boozy People We Saw Celebrating Bang Bang Bar's Third Anniversary

Can you believe it has already been three years since the Bang Bang Bar opened its doors? We can't either! Thankfully, the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Boozy People We Saw Celebrating Bang Bang Bar's Third Anniversary
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San Antonio's Best Bars That Aren't in Downtown

What can we say? We love getting boozy! But when a lot of the nightlife scene is Downtown, where traffic is annoying…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Sandbox
7280 UTSA Blvd, Suite 110, (210) 277-0970, thesandboxsa.com
UTSA students and area residents alike were super excited to hear about the opening of the massive bar appropriately named The Sandbox. There you’ll find a full indoor bar (and restaurant) as well as a rooftop bar. While the views may not be as nice as downtown, this rooftop spot has everything you’re looking for.
Photo via Instagram / thesandboxsa
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60 Photos of The Bang Bang Bar's Grand Opening

Here's a look at the grand opening weekend of The Bang Bang Bar, the new watering hole owned and operated by Phanie…

By San Antonio Current Staff

60 Photos of The Bang Bang Bar's Grand Opening
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