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The 15 Best Bars In San Antonio

Updated: July 5, 2022

Had a long day? These are our favorite San Antonio bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in San Antonio. Drop-in on the pubs for tasty bar snacks, jugs of frozen wine slushy, and an all-round good time.

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Bar 1919

Bar, $$, King WilliamBar, $$San Antonio, King William
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2022

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  • City Seeker

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Sternewirth Bar

Bar, $$$, Tobin HillBar, $$$San Antonio, Tobin Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2017

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    Zagat, 2017
  • SA Current, 2022

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    SA Current, 2022

Havana Bar

Bar, $$$, DowntownBar, $$$San Antonio, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Bars In Downtown San Antonio, Texas

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • SA Current, 2022

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Lilly's Greenville

Bar, $$, St. Paul SquareBar, $$San Antonio, St. Paul Square
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2019

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    SA Current, 2019

Boxcar Bar

Bar, Dignowity HillBarSan Antonio, Dignowity Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2021

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    SA Current, 2021

The Rusty Nail

Bar, San AntonioBarSan Antonio
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2021

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    SA Current, 2021

High Street Wine Company

Wine Bar, $$, Tobin HillWine Bar, $$San Antonio, Tobin Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2017

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    SA Current, 2017
  • SA Current, 2019

    25 Essential San Antonio Restaurants, Bars for Wine Lovers

    SA Current, 2019

Bar du Mon Ami

Bar, $$, San AntonioBar, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • SA Current, 2021

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    SA Current, 2021

Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern

Bar, $$, DowntownBar, $$San Antonio, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2022

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    SA Current, 2022
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019

Francis Bogside

Bar, $$, King WilliamBar, $$San Antonio, King William
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2019

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    SA Current, 2019
  • SA Current, 2018

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    SA Current, 2018

Hanzo

Bar, $$, San AntonioBar, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2019

    20 San Antonio Drinking Spots with Actually Good Bar Food

    SA Current, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019

The Green Lantern

Bar, $$, Stone OakBar, $$San Antonio, Stone Oak
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2019

    24 Underrated Bars in San Antonio You Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2019
  • SA Current, 2018

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    SA Current, 2018

George's Keep

Bar, $$$, San AntonioBar, $$$San Antonio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2019

    24 Underrated Bars in San Antonio You Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2019

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    CultureTrip, 2019

Drink Texas

Bar, $$, DowntownBar, $$San Antonio, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Bars In San Antonio

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • SA Current, 2019

    The 25 Best Bars in San Antonio, According to Yelp

    SA Current, 2019

Paramour

Cocktail Bar, $$, San AntonioCocktail Bar, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • USA Today

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  • SA Current, 2016

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    SA Current, 2016

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Antonio. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 6852 San Antonio restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 747 top lists and articles from the likes of SA Current and CultureTrip. The restaurants you see have been featured in SA Current - 25 Essential San Antonio Restaurants, Bars for Wine Lovers, CultureTrip - Best Cocktail Bars in San Antonio and SA Current - 19 Essential Cocktail Bars in San Antonio, Right Now. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Downstairs at the Esquire Tavern, Jaime's Place, and The Corner Growler Center are the highest-rated bars that are good for groups in San Antonio.

Amor Eterno, The Modernist, and Pastiche are the highest-rated bars for a date night in San Antonio.

Bar 1919, Sustenio, and Santa's Place are bars with a happy hour in San Antonio.

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