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

Slackers
126 W Rector // 12234 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 845-2603, slackersbars.com
With three locations in San Antonio, Slackers lets you hit up the locations near North Star Mall and on Nacogdoches when you don’t feel like dealing with the St. Mary’s Strip. At Slackers, sports bar booziness meets arcade fun, meaning you and your crew will be entertained (and getting plastered) for hours.
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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…

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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.
Photo via Instagram / downstairsatesquire
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The 23 most over-the-top restaurants in San Antonio

The Alamo City is a food city, and we also like to do things up big. That means we've got no shortage…

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Papa Dante's
8607 FM1976, (210) 658-5261, papadantes.com
This small, family-owned Italian joint offers huge portions and a dining area that features walls 100% covered in movie and sports memorabilia. Those with short attention spans might shy away from bringing a date here… you won’t be able to stop looking at the over-the-top decor.  
Photo via Instagram / hazel.bone_
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