Exterior of Historic Market Square near The Riverwalk Plaza

San Antonio Nightlife

Local Hot Spots to Drink, Mingle, and Dance

Nighttime breathes new life into this already exciting city, and there is no shortage of fun spots to mix, mingle, drink and dance. Sip a cocktail at Bar 1919, down shots at Coyote Ugly or take a seat on the patio at The Esquire Tavern, home to the state’s longest wooden bartop.

Manager Recommendations

Francois Bogside

(210) 369-9192
An elevated Irish pub for custom cocktails, beer and bar eats in a polished, rustic space.



Paramour Rooftop Bar

(210) 340-9880
A soaring rooftop bar with swanky decor and city views plus a long list of cocktails, wine and beer.

North St Mary's St


(210) 885-3925
An old gas station structure turned into an outdoor bar.



The Esquire Tavern

(210) 222-2521
Inspired drinks and pub grub in vintage digs with a patio and the longest wooden bartop in Texas.




(210) 220-1972
Vegas-style club where dramatic lighting and a dress code set the stage for dancing & VIP service.    

North St Mary's St

Coyote Ugly Saloon

(210) 465-8459
Outpost of a festive saloon chain with female bartenders, bartop dancing and body shots.


Howl at the Moon

(210) 212-4770
Lively bar with a party vibe featuring dueling piano shows and novelty bucket drinks.


On the Rocks Pub

(210) 228-0000
Festive pub offering live music and comedy, billiards and TVs in a classic, brick-walled setting.    

North St Mary's St

The Friendly Spot

(210) 224-2337
Kid-friendly ice house with 250-plus brews, Mexican and American fare and brunch in a relaxed setting.


Ticket Sports Club

(210) 222-9722
Classic bar with a wide beer and shot selection, simple food and 14 HD screens for sports-watching.


Blue Box

(210) 227-2583
Cold drafts and hand crafted cocktail.

The Pearl