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…

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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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24 bars and restaurants to take out-of-towners that show the real San Antonio

It can be hard choosing a place to take friends or family visiting from out of town — or if you're just…

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The Esquire Tavern
155 E. Commerce St., (210) 222-2521 esquiretavern-sa.com
Though not the first cocktail bar in San Antonio, The Esquire earns points for several great traits. From its storied history as the longest bar in Texas, to its thoughtful decor, to its amazing food menu, to its extensive mezcal list, and yes, classic and inventive cocktails, there's a bit of everything to find here. 
Photo via Facebook / EsquireTavernSA
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26 kid-friendly San Antonio spots where parents can get a damn drink

Sometimes it seems like the stress never ends, and on top of that many of us are trying to keep the kids…

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The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
With more than 75 drinks on tap, 300 canned or bottled brews, brunch on the weekends, kitchen open until midnight, and drink specials every day, it *literally* doesn’t get more friendly than The Friendly Spot.
Photo via Instagram / melissarobbo
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23 bloody marys and micheladas every San Antonian should have tried by now

Tomato-based libations like bloody marys and micheladas have triggered plenty of debates between drinking buddies. Some folks love a punch of umami…

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Costa Pacifica
434 N Loop 1604 W, (210) 491-4497, costapacificausa.com
Known for margaritas and seafood, this north-SA joint also builds Bloody Marys and Micheladas of epic proportions. Sufficiently salty and full of cerveza, definitely add this place to your brunch rotation. 
Photo via Instagram / costapacificasa
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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…

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Weathered Souls Brewing Co.
Masks Required
606 Embassy Oaks #500, (210) 313-8796, weatheredsouls.beer
Craft beer awaits you at Weathered Souls – where your canine companion is totally welcome to tag along. While your pups aren’t able to tour all of the grounds, they are free to chill on the patio while you sample all the delightful beers on tap.
Photo via Instagram / pjmilli79
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These 25 San Antonio Spots Offer Patio Dining and Boozing Right Now

On a warm San Antonio day, it's hard to beat posting up on an airy patio with a frosty beverage — and…

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Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St., (210) 354-3001, facebook.com/BurlesonYard
When Burleson Yard first opened, it made a splash on the scene with its huge array of activities such as a large play area for the kiddos, table tennis, hammocks, giant flat-screens and live music. As the name suggests, hopheads will be pleased with the large beer selection, and the frozen drinks tend to be a big hit as well. 
Photo via Instagram /  
burlesonyardbeergarden
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Culinary Couples in San Antonio You Should Already Know About

Local restaurants drive San Antonio's underrated food scene, but have you ever wondered about the folks who run our favorite restaurants, bars,…

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Nacho Aguirre and Susana Mijares
Photo via Instagram / delice_sanantonio
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19 Photos from the The Friendly Spot's Spurs Game Watch Party

05/06/2016 Photos by Matthew Garza

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19 Photos from the The Friendly Spot's Spurs Game Watch Party
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Moments from Pub Trivia Night at The Friendly Spot

In celebration of San Antonio Beer Week, The Friendly Spot  held a pub trivia night to test beer knowledge of local bar-goers.04/06/2016 Photos…

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Moments from Pub Trivia Night at The Friendly Spot
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33 Photos Of The Beer Week Spurs Party At The Friendly Spot

03/25/2015 Photos by Greta Garrett

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33 Photos Of The Beer Week Spurs Party At The Friendly Spot
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29 Photos of Saturday's Craft Beer Break at The Friendly Spot

01/17/2015 Photos by Greta Garrett

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29 Photos of Saturday's Craft Beer Break at The Friendly Spot
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20 Photos of the SA Beer Fest 'Beer Fest' Screening at the Friendly Spot

09/17/2014 Photos by Greta Garrett

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20 Photos of the SA Beer Fest 'Beer Fest' Screening at the Friendly Spot
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20 Photos of First Friday at the Friendly Spot

09/05/2014 Photos by Rick Canfield

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20 Photos of First Friday at the Friendly Spot
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20 Photos from May's First Friday at the Friendly Spot

05/02/2014 Photos by Valerie Salazar

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20 Photos from May's First Friday at the Friendly Spot
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First Friday at the Friendly Spot, February 2014

February 8, 2014 Photos by Mayra Alexandra

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First Friday at the Friendly Spot, February 2014
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SA Current First Friday Photo Booth @ the Friendly Spot

Photos by Joe Turner

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SA Current First Friday Photo Booth @ the Friendly Spot
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