27 cozy San Antonio bars for when it's getting too cold to drink outside

The weather is finally cooling down for the few weeks that Texas approximates winter, and we can't blame anyone who's breaking out…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Downstairs at Esquire
155 E Commerce St., (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
Skip the tavern and stop by the riverside bar instead. This intimate lounge dishes out small bites packed with flavor and top-of-the-line cocktails. Go. Now.
Photo via Instagram / downstairsatesquire
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27 essential weekend happy hours in San Antonio

Whether you're grinding through a 9-to-5 job or jumping from side hustle to side hustle, a relaxing post-work sip session can truly…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rookies Too Sports Bar And Grill
9200 Broadway St, (210) 375-6106, facebook.com
Pile into this Broadway spot for some solid happy hour deals. The laid-back haunt delivers happy hour vibes noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays so you can get your drink on without breaking the bank. If you feel like having some fun, there’s shuffleboard to be played.
Photo via Instagram / rach_0902
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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. 
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thatspookybitch_
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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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25 Essential East Side San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

From well-known staples to hidden gems, these East Side bars and restaurants are definitely worth a visit – no matter what side…

By San Antonio Current Staff

2M Smokehouse
2731 S WW White Rd, (210) 885-9352, 2msmokehouse.com
San Antonio has plenty of prized barbecue spots, and 2M is for sure one not to be missed. Pitmaster Esaul Ramos and co. dish out meaty favorites like pulled pork and brisket and pair them beautifully with classic sides. 2M may only be a few years old, but should be regarded with the utmost respect, y’all.
Photo via Instagram / 2msmokehouse
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Party Pics from Wreck the Decks at Tucker's Kozy Korner

07/20/2014 Photos by Ismael Rodriguez

By San Antonio Current Staff

Party Pics from Wreck the Decks at Tucker's Kozy Korner
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