The 100 best bars in San Antonio 2021

It’s a longtime Alamo City ritual to swig from a longneck on the breezy patio of a neighborhood icehouse. But there’s also…

By San Antonio Current Staff

9. The Bar at Bohanan's

The clubby, library-looking bar inside the downtown steakhouse with an eclectic and timeless sonic playlist is San Antonio bar royalty. Many of the city's most lauded mixologists have done a stint behind the stick here, and the cocktail menu, organized not by spirit type but preparation method — stirred, shaken, tall with soda, crushed ice and the like — still whispers of the bar's early consultant, late cocktail guru Sasha Petraske. Classic drinks that any bartender worth his or her salted rim would know aren't listed, but if you ask for a martini, institutional memory will produce a Hoffman House — stirred, with gin, of course. And it will be one of the city's best. 219 E. Houston St., #275, (210) 472-2600, bohanans.com.  

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Everything We Saw as San Antonio Bars Reopened on Friday

Bars across Texas reopened at 25% occupancy Friday after Gov. Greg Abbott's latest order restarting the state's economy. Clearly, lots of Alamo…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everything We Saw as San Antonio Bars Reopened on Friday
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30 Fiesta Events Every San Antonian Should Go to At Least Once

Anyone who's lived in San Antonio for more than a few years has probably attended a Fiesta party or two. But for…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Cornyation
$15-$45, Tue. April 23 - Fri. April 26, 7pm and 10pm, Majestic Theater, 226 E Houston St fiestacornyation.com
If you’re not sure what Cornyation in, let this be an introduction: their fans are called Corn Holes. Self-described as “cheap, raunchy, and ready to party,” Cornyation is kind of like a satirical review of current and local affairs. We mean events, not who’s getting with who, of course. With Cornyation, who knows.
Photo via Instagram / fiestacornyation
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25 Last-minute San Antonio Date Ideas That Don't Suck

Whether you’re having a late Valentine’s date or having a date night on the fly, here are some last-minute date ideas that…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Snack on raspas (and all your favorite puro snacks) at Las Nieves
Multiple locations, lasnievesfruitcups.com
It doesn’t get more puro than kissing your date even if they’ve got Frito breath.
Photo via Instagram / eat_intheheartoftexas
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25 Food & Drink Events Happening in San Antonio This Season

There are so many opportunities to try different types of foods and drinks outside of restaurants – and what's better than trying…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Taco Fest: Music y Más
$22-$77, April 13, noon, La Villita, 418 Villita St #9, tacomusicfest.com
If Taco Fest was heaven, San Antonians would go here. Essentially, Taco Fest is a place where a variety of taquerias, food trucks, and restaurants compete to have the best taco in town in various categories, like best breakfast tacos or best puffy tacos. Will your favorite taco win?
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24 Cheap Holiday Date Ideas for the Broke San Antonian

We know you're probably broke after all of that Christmas shopping that you definitely still aren't procrastinating on, as if you weren't…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Ring in the new year together at Hemisfair
434 S Alamo St, Mon Dec. 31, 6pm-2am, visitsanantonio.com
Everyone’s looking forward to getting that midnight kiss at the start of the new year. Be sure to kick off 2019 right with a sweet kiss from your cupcake. With bands, DJs, and even a former Spur partying with all night long, 2019 will be a year you won’t forget.
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20 Tiny Bars in San Antonio You Should Be Spending More Time At

Big bars too overwhelming for you? Looking for a small, intimate watering hole for date night? Just trying to escape the weekend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Havana Bar 
    1015 Navarro St., (210) 222-2008, havanasanantonio.com
    Perhaps the most intimate of all the bars on this list, Havana Bar is all dim lights and cozy couches. We’re not here to give you ideas, but this tiny bar below the lively Ocho will. 
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19 San Antonio Bars that are Great for Drinking Alone

San Antonio has several spots where the the vibes are all aways great, the booze is always pouring and the floor is…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Last Word
    229 E Houston St #10, (210) 314-1285Created to appease the readers, Last Word is lined with two-seater bar tables. Set your backpack on the chair facing you and voila — a cozy nook for one. 
    Photo via Instagram,  roadsgold
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The 30 Best Decisions You Can Make in San Antonio

San Antonio is a one-of-a-kind city with plenty of experiences and inside jokes that make living here amazing. Whether you're a born…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Host a tamalada
    It’s one thing to spend the day (scratch, weekend) making tamales with your family, but it’s a whole other thing to take over as host. Start off small and make a few dozens tamales with your squad.
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20 Places Where You Can Fuel Up Late at Night

Whether you’re a night owl any day of the week or are in search of good eating during your late night excursions on…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Hoppy Monk
    1010 N. Loop 1604 E., (210) 545-3330, thehoppymonk.com
    They’re raising the bar in the pub food game. Taste for yourself. Open until 12 a.m. Sunday and Monday, 1 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 a.m. Thursday-Saturday.
    Photo via Instagram, vinylscratchhh
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