Drinking At The Best Bars In San Antonio

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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:

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.

Stave is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar in New Braunfels that also serves tasty cheese, charcuterie boards, and light snacks.

A large selection of wines, craft beers on tap, gift items, and delicious fare are offered along with free live music on weekends at the Grapevine which is open every day from 11am to 9pm.

Great wines, craft ciders, cocktails, martinis, craft beers, and good food as well as live music and drink specials in San Marcos from 4pm to 7pm Monday through Thursday are available at Patio Dolcetto.

The Davenport is open from 12pm to 2am on weekdays and from 11am on weekends serving scotch, whiskey, martinis, cocktails, beer, and wines alongside great food and tunes.

Over 50 wines by the glass and more than 30 craft beers, delicious food, Sunday brunch, and special events are featured at Sip Wine Garden in Cibolo.

The 1908 House of Wine and Ale has a modern ambiance and offers a variety of beverages including 15 ales on tap, over 30 craft beer options, and more than 50 wines suitable for relaxing with their enjoyable live music.

San Antonio Breweries & Sports Bars

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Sample new suds and watch the big game with your friends at the best local breweries and sports bars:

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.

Faust Brewing Co produces traditional German and English beer styles with an American influence and serves signature cocktails and even features live music.

You can choose from a large selection of specialty beers, great food, and top brands of liquor while watching your favorite sporting events and enjoying drink specials that start at 7pm every night at Scores Sports Bar and Grill in New Braunfels.

Sean Patricks has 70 beer taps in San Marcos including some of their own in house brews as well as great food, shuffleboard, pool, and darts.

Local brews, craft beer, wines, meads, ciders, and non alcoholic beverages are served at Big Hops which also hosts trivia and karaoke nights in Cibolo.

Old Main Ice House excels at providing a wide selection of your favorite beers, craft beer, liquors, and wines as well as a variety of specialty drinks and indoor and outdoor TV’s.

Local Drink Specials

Visit these bars with drink specials near you to buy cheaper alcohol and your wallet will thank you:

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.

Vino en Verde hosts live music and offers alcoholic drink specials in New Braunfels from 3pm to 6pm Tuesday through Friday in addition to serving some of the best wines, craft cocktails, and draft beer on the market.

The Oyster Bar is one of the best places to go for a night filled with live music, happy hours, scratch made fare, handcrafted drinks, pool tables, darts, trivia, and much more.

All day liquor specials, ice cold beer on tap, craft cocktails, and more are provided at Shade Rooftop Patio Bar in San Marcos.

Zelicks Icehouse has a full bar with bar top seating, televisions, and a pool table area as well as games like washers, horseshoes, and cornhole plus they also offer happy hours on weekdays.

You can drink alcohol for cheaper in Cibolo at Lone Star Lounge on weekdays between 4pm and 7pm and they also serve martinis, craft cocktails, wines, and beer in addition to featuring a back game room to play games, TV’s for sports, and live music.

A full bar offering a flavorful New American menu and classic and unique cocktails as well as drink specials from 4pm to 6pm is featured at Mako’s on the Creek.

There are many other bars that offer great drink discounts near you that we have tried to mention in other sections so don’t only focus your attention here if you want to save some money.

Trivia, Quiz & Game Nights

Here is a good list of bars with trivia, quiz, and game nights in your area:

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.

Downtown Social is an American bar and bistro providing a range of activities such as bowling, pool, ping pong, shuffleboard, arcade games, giant scrabble, and ski ball. They also serve delicious food and drinks and host bar trivia in New Braunfels on Wednesday nights and offer drink specials all day.

You can play Dominos, listen to the jukebox, eat some chicken wings, drink cold beers, and dance on the slab and even join bingo on Wednesday nights at Lucy Cooper’s Ice House.

Bingo, trivia, and game nights in San Marcos are some of the events hosted at The Taproom which is also a great spot for family meals and specialty bottled beers.

Some additional bars with games in San Antonio include Big Hop’s, Oyster Bar, Zelicks Icehouse, Lone Star Lounge, and Treff’s Tavern who we have linked you to in other sections.

Dance, Karaoke & Live Music

Anyone that wants to dance, listen to live music, and sing karaoke can head to:

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.

The Watering Hole is a live music venue with fantastic bands, a large dance floor, air conditioning, and a full service bar.

Over 150 different beers, full bars, rock and roll sing along piano bar shows on Friday and Saturday nights, and live band karaoke on Thursday nights are featured at Moonshine and Ale.

There’s a range of entertainment and events such as karaoke on Sunday, you call it drink on Tuesday, pub trivia and karaoke on Wednesday, and poker on Monday at Treff’s Tavern.

Axis serves late night food until 2am and hosts live entertainment, karaoke, piano shows, and private events.

Noble is a sophisticated lounge and event venue with a full bar, live music, karaoke nights, and food options.

Don’t forget about the live music at Freetail Brewing Co, Big Hops, Grapevine, Patio Dolcetto, The 1908 House of Wine and Ale, Faust Brewing Co, Vino en Verde, The Oyster Bar, and Lone Star Lounge either.

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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.

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