In this post we will be breaking down drinking at the best bars in San Antonio. Whether you are looking for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to buy cheaper liquor during drink specials, or just to sing some karaoke hopefully we can assist.
Our first section will cover the best wine and cocktail bars in San Antonio. Up next we will get into breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool and throw some darts.
Then we will mention some of the best drink specials near you so you can hit up the right bars at the right times to do your drinking cheaper. After that we will discuss bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area.
Lastly we will talk about bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music. Towards the end there will even be a local bar map that pins all of the spots from our various lists on it.
And if you want to compare the scene here to others around the Midwest you can do so at that link.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
Some of the top cocktail and wine bars in San Antonio are:
- The Green Lantern at 20626 Stone Oak Pkwy #101
- Bar 1919 at 1420 S Alamo St
- Sternewirth at 136 E Grayson St
- The Copa Wine Bar at 19141 Stone Oak Pkwy
- Clementine at 2195 NW Military Hwy
- Max’s Wine Dive at 340 E Basse Rd #101
Green Lantern Bar offers discounts on their drinks including Old fashions, Moscow mules, cucumber infusion shots, signature cucumber martinis, classic daiquiris, spicy tequila shots, and pineapple rum. Quality beers, wines, cocktails, and delicious food are available at Bar 1919.
Sternewirth serves classic cocktails, craft beers, wines, and small bites. For over 20 years The Copa Wine Bar has been offering alcoholic drink specials in your area on weekends from 3pm to 6pm and is definitely a fine place to throw bachelorette parties, wedding showers, and many more gatherings.
Since 2016 Clementine has been serving quality wines and beers. Drink specials are offered on Mondays from 3pm to 10pm and until 6pm the rest of the week at Max’s Wine Dive along with brunch and dinner.
San Antonio Breweries & Sports Bars
Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best local breweries and sports bars:
- Alamo Beer Company at 202 Lamar St
- Weathered Souls Brewing Co. at 606 Embassy Oaks #500
- Freetail Brewing Co. at 4035 N Loop 1604 E
- Sideliners at 15630 Henderson Pass
- Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux at 11075 IH 10 W
- Charlie Brown’s at 11888 Starcrest Dr #101
Weathered Souls is a local brewery bar with a taproom and patio offering high quality beers and meals.
Since 2008 Freetail Brewing Co has been hosting comedy nights as well as live performances by talentedmusicians.
Sideliners Sports Bar and Grill is one of the best sports bars near you with indoor and outdoor seating and restaurant offering a diverse range of games for all ages along with delicious meals and drinks.
You won’t miss a second of your favorite games at Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux where they offer 120 ft personal HD TV’s along with a wide variety of beverages, American cuisine, and live music. They are also available to rent for private parties, large gatherings, and much more.
Local Drink Specials
Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:
- Mellow Mushroom at 115 N Loop 1604 E #2100
- Azuca Nuevo Latino at 709 S Alamo St
- Barbaro at 2720 McCullough Ave
You can get half priced munchies, beers, wine, and cocktails at Mellow Mushroom. Azuca’s drink specials for pisco sours, caipirinhas, mojitos, and local beers are available every day from 4pm to 7pm.
You can also buy cheaper drinks in San Antonio every day of the week from 4pm to 6pm at Barbaro. Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that also have great drink discounts near you include Green Lantern Bar, The Copa Wine Bar, and Max’s Wine Dive.
Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights
Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights in your area:
- Joe’s Crab Shack at212 College #100
- Sparky’s Pub at 1416 N Main Ave
- The Thirsty Camel at 5307 McCullough Ave
Joe’s Crab Shack hosts bar trivia on Monday nights from 6:30pm. You will probably be satisfied if you try the cold draft beers and cocktails at Sparky’s Pub. On Thursday nights The Thirsty Camel bar hosts a free beer pong tournament.
Dance, Karaoke & Live Music
Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:
- Bonham Exchange at 411 Bonham
- Dads Karaoke at 2615 Mossrock
- 502 Bar at 502 Embassy Oaks
- Fitzgerald’s Bar & Live Music Venue at 437 McCarty Rd #101
Bonham Exchange has a large patio with multiple DJ’s spinning music all night long including house dance, EDM, top 40, Latin, and hip hop. Live music in your area also goes down at 502 Bar.
Fitzgerald’s Bar & Live Music Venue offers bar karaoke in San Antonio on Wednesdays, local and international live music on Friday and Saturday, and open mic jams on Monday and Thursday nights.
Don’t forget about the live music at Freetail Brewing Co and Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux either.
You might also want to read our posts on the best:
- Local Drink Specials In Austin
- Local Drink Specials In Houston
- Local Drink Specials In Dallas & Ft Worth
- Local Drink Specials In El Paso
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In San Antonio
After reading all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available near you. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke in your area.
If you think we got anything incorrect or notice us listing any venues that are no longer open please tell us in the comments so we can keep this info as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in San Antonio.