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

El Camino
1009 Avenue B, elcaminosa.com
Located on the edge of downtown, El Camino offers a variety of frozen drinks and a pair of margarita machines to accompany the River Walk breeze and the food options available to patrons. 
Photo via Instagram / elcaminosa
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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

Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen 
103 E Jones Ave, (210) 446-9303, elsewheregarden.com 
The dog- and family-friendly spot features 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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San Antonio's essential women-owned restaurants and bars

Women chefs, restaurateurs and innovators are at the forefront of San Antonio's thriving food scene. From bakeries to burger joints, wineries to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Clementine
2195 NW Military Highway, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Alongside husband and chef John Russ, Elise Russ brings her longtime love for desserts to Clementine, where she serves as an owner and pastry chef. She brings years of experience in the food biz both in the Alamo City and beyond.
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
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All the thirst-quenching drink specials at the inaugural San Antonio Icehouse Week

Popular drinking spots the Friendly Spot and Dakota Eastside Icehouse have joined forces with the Current to launch San Antonio Icehouse Week…

By San Antonio Icehouse Week

Sanchez Ice House
819 S. San Saba St., (210) 223-0588, facebook.com/SANCHEZICEHOUSE
Bud Light 12 oz. Longneck Bottles, $2 (2-6 p.m.) 
Photo via Facebook / Sanchez Ice House 1 & 2
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21 San Antonio restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals for dine-in or takeout

Look, we get it — sometimes you're just not up to putting together a whole Thanksgiving meal yourself. Even if you're a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ambler
306 W Market St., (210) 229-9222, amblersanantonio.com
This newly-renovated River Walk eatery is offering a three course prix-fixe menu featuring cider-brined turkey breast and all the fixin’s. The attached Hotel Contessa is even offering Thanksgiving staycation packages for folks who simply don't want the hustle and bustle of the holiday at home. 
Photo courtesy of Ambler
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San Antonio's 35 best bars that aren't located downtown

Downtown SA doesn't have everything sewn up when it comes to nightlife. Sometimes you don't want to mess with the center city…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Shenanygans
Multiple locations, facebook.com/shenanygans2
With one location on Babcock near Prue Road, and another at Highway 151 and Potranco Road, Shenanygans is your typical sports bar. The drinks are cheap, the tunes are poppin’, and there’s bar games and big TVs to keep you entertained while you get boozy. Why not give this neighborhood dive bar a try?
Photo via Instagram / sacurrent
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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…

By San Antonio Current Staff

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 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 2021.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Country Bar
Thirsty Horse Dance Hall & Saloon, 2335 Northwest Military Highway, (210) 348-1513, thirstyhorse.net
Photo via Instagram / thirstyhorsesaloonsa
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29 women-owned San Antonio restaurants you should've tried by now

San Antonio has no shortage of spots to grab a great meal, but for anyone looking for eats with a little girl…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Clementine
2195 NW Military Hwy, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Alongside husband and chef John Russ, Elise Russ brings her longtime love for desserts to Clementine, where she serves as an owner and pastry chef. She brings years of experience in the food biz both in the Alamo City and beyond.
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
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The most anticipated new restaurants coming to San Antonio

Summer is here, San Antonio, and that means local foodies are about to have a slew of new spots at which to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Up Scale
1024 S. Alamo St., upscalesouthtown.com
Husband-and-wife duo Houston and Emily Carpenter — the minds behind Southtown Instagram sensation Little Em’s Oyster Bar — will open a "sexy" new eatery called Up Scale in the building that once housed brunch and dinner hotspot Feast in Southtown. The new concept, which will serve seafood, steak and sushi, is slated to open this fall.  
Photo via Instagram / upscalesouthtown
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20 San Antonio restaurants offering Christmas dinner to-go

As we reach the end of 2020, it’s safe to say we’ve had a stressful year. So, why not let someone else…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Central Market
4821 Broadway St., (210) 368-8600, centralmarket.com
Talk about a one stop shop! Turkey, ham or tenderloin? You decide. With variable sizes, entrees, and sides, you can take home a full holiday dinner made to suit your family. You can also pick up a bottle of wine while there, which is another plus.
Photo via Instagram / central_market
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These San Antonio restaurants are taking orders for to-go Thanksgiving dinners right now

This year has been beyond stressful, which may explain why some of us just aren't up to cooking our own turkey and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Earl Abel's
1639 Broadway, (210) 444-9424, earlabelssa.com
This longtime SA diner is offering packages with the choice of roast turkey, hickory-smoked ham or eight pieces of their signature fried chicken, accompanied by mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. Spend less than $50 to feed four people, with or without a whole pie. We vote ‘with!’ 
Photo via Instagram / earlabels_restaurant
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