Here's where to play live trivia in San Antonio almost any night of the week

While it's all well and good to play along with Jeopardy at home, it's more fun to stretch your legs — and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Gather Brewing Company
210 E. Aviation Blvd., Universal City, gather-brewing-co.square.site
Coast Guard veteran Mike Voeller enlisted his family to help revamp a defunct military-themed bar near Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Universal City, and now it offers not only unique handmade brews, but trivia on Tuesday evenings.
Photo via Instagram / gatherbrewingcompany
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25 San Antonio spots to get frozen cocktails, including to-go and drive-thru options

Summer in Texas is no joke, and those who don't have a swimming pool at their disposal may be looking for alternate…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Picks Bar
4553 North Loop 1604 W., #1101, (210) 253-9220, picksbar.com
This fun, female-owned bar just north of Shavano Park boasts a great selection of nightlife events paired with a full service bar. The place also hosts cocktail classes for budding home bartenders. 
Photo via Instagram / picks_barsa
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27 San Antonio restaurants and bars with spacious outdoor patios

Sure, sweltering Texas summers can be a drag, but when you're gathering with friends for great food and drinks, the afternoons tend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hops & Hounds
13838 Jones Maltsberger Rd, (210) 592-9400, hopsandhoundsllc.com
This Northeast patio offers a delicious basket of loaded tots on which to nosh while you grab a drink and play some good ol’ fashioned corn hole with your friends.
Photo via Instagram / hopsandhoundssa
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Essential San Antonio patios, where the food is as good as the ambiance

Not much good has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, but one positive has been the uptick in patio dining across the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Beethoven Maennerchor
422 Pereida St., (210) 222-1521, beethovenmaennerchor.com
Located in Southtown near Blue Star, the Beethoven Maennerchor halle is home to one of the oldest German singing societies in Texas. The property usually hosts some of the biggest outdoor Oktoberfest, Fiesta and First Friday bashes in town, complete with authentic German food and music, plus ah-mazing German bier. 
Photo via Facebook /  
the.Beethoven
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25 San Antonio bars with food as good as the drinks

Sometimes when you're drinking, a bag of chips or a bowl of peanuts just won't cut it. Not to mention, if the cocktails…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Dooryard
4503 De Zavala Rd., Ste. 108, thedooryardsa.com
While most folks may visit this northwest-side spot to drink their calories, The Dooryard’s food menu is also worth checking out. Compliment pours of beers, seltzers and wines with soy ginger baby back ribs and $20 steak nights. 
Photo via Instagram / thedooryardsa
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The San Antonio hamburgers everyone should have tried by now

Any time is a good time for a hamburger. In many ways, it's the perfect convenience food. But let's not mistake convenience…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Big'z Burger Joint
Multiple Locations, bigz-burgerjoint.com
Grab yourself a single burger and an order of fries for about $10. If you’re feeling fancy, splurge on a giant fudge pecan brownie, filled with chocolate chips and pecans. Treat yo’self! 
Photo via Instagram / natasburgerblog
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30 San Antonio restaurants and bars with bike-friendly patios

San Antonio's bar and restaurant scene has no shortage of sun-dappled patio space for cyclists to post up for a beer or…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St., (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
The Friendly Spot is a must-stop on a Southtown ride. 
Photo via Instagram /  
thatspookybitch_
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30 San Antonio bars and restaurants with dog-friendly patios

Spring has officially sprung, bringing with it beaming sunshine and cool breezes. Before we slip into the dog days of summer, doesn't…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Hoppy Monk
Masks Not Required for Customers
1010 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 545-3330, thehoppymonk.com
Slamming back the booze of your choice while munching on elevated pub grub AND kicking it with your pup on a patio has never been so easy. Seriously, what would we do without the Hoppy Monk?
Photo via Instagram / jairock87
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Essential San Antonio restaurants and bars with outdoor patios

With COVID surging again in San Antonio, it makes sense to play it safe and avoid crowded indoor spaces. That's why we…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Jay Moreno

Buckets Burgers and Beer
Masks Not Required for Staff or Customers
2014 S WW White Rd, (210) 251-2232, Facebook.com/Bucketsbeergarden
This family-friendly joint offers ample outdoor seating as well as space for the kiddos to let loose. An outdoor bar, live music and huge burgers — among other scrumptious food items — make this a spot you don’t want to miss when the weather is nice.   
Photo via Facebook / Buckets Burgers and Beer Garden
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All of the 3rd Annual San Antonio Burger Week's bingeworthy eats

San Antonio Burger Week comes but once a year, and when it does, it delivers. From Friday, February 26 through Sunday, March…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Guillermo's
Dine-In, Curbside and Pick-up, 618 McCullough Ave., (210) 223-5587, guillermosdowntown.com
The Volcano Burger Jumbo Slider, $8, Prepared with provolone cheese, jalapeño, bacon, wing sauce and Guillermo's delicious mayo. Lettuce, tomato and red onion on the side with a few fries on a large Guillermo's homemade slider bun. Spicy and delicious! 
Spinach Bacon Blu Cheese Jumbo Burger Slider, $8, Spinach, bacon, provolone, blue cheese dressing and Guillermo's Mayonnaise. Lettuce, tomato and red onion on the side with a few fries on a large Guillermo's homemade slider bun. 
Photo courtesy of Guillermo’s
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25 extremely outdoor dining options in San Antonio

Look, we get it — folks are itching to get out of the house. But they need to do it safely. That's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen 
103 E Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215, (210) 446-9303, elsewheregarden.com 
The dog- and family-friendly spot was voted Best New Bar in 2020 by our readers, and it's easy to see why. Swing seats overlooking the San Antonio River, lush landscaping, a selection of brews and wine, and savory snacks create a perfect urban getaway. 
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
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23 bike-friendly San Antonio bars and restaurants to try on your next ride

Since the pandemic began, a whole lot of us tuned up that bike that's been hanging in our garage for the past…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bombay Bicycle Club
3506 N St Mary's St., (210) 737-2411, bombaybicycleclubsa.com
After a scenic ride through Brackenridge Park, stop at Bombay Bicycle Club for one of their famous burgers. They’ve been slinging burgers at the St Mary’s location since 1973, but have plans to open a second location at Hemisfair next Spring. 
Photo via Instagram /  
bombays_sa
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20 Restaurants, Bars and Liquor Stores Delivering Alcohol in San Antonio Right Now

Texas businesses have been allowed to deliver alcohol since March, but it's hard to tell who's only offering pickup and who'll go…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Little Death
2327 N St. Mary's St., (210) 264-6472, littledeathwine.com
Little Death is offering free delivery for orders of four or more bottles of wine. 
Photo via Instagram / littledeathwine
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