If you missed our first list of outdoor dining places in and near downtown San Antonio and must-try wine bars, we have even more fun outdoor places to share where you can eat, drink, and be merry.
These casual restaurants and drinking establishments in or close to downtown San Antonio have festive outdoor spaces where you can enjoy some of the best hospitality and food San Antonio has to offer.
P.S., this list doesn’t even include the many outdoor dining spots along the River Walk. Check back for that list soon.
Noted San Antonio bar operator Jeret Peña opened Brazed as a beer- and whiskey-focused outdoor bar located within Augie’s Alamo City BBQ on Broadway. This neighborhood patio bar in the outer edges of downtown San Antonio offers whiskeys, bourbons, and beers served with elevated BBQ grub such as brisket nachos, brisket sliders, and a selection of sandwiches.
Address: 909 Broadway
Hours: Open Every day 4 PM- 2 AM except Monday, when it opens at 5 PM and closes at midnight
Burleson Yard offers something for everyone. Table tennis, hammocks, giant flat-screen TVs, live music, plenty of beer and frozen drink choices, even a large play area for kids. Food trucks and plenty of free parking means you can come and enjoy yourself.
Address: 430 Austin St.
Hours: Monday-Friday 3 PM – 12 AM; Saturday 12 PM – 2 AM; Sunday 12 PM – 12 AM
This 3,500 square feet space opened in San Antonio’s Westside in October 2020. They offer indoor and outdoor areas to enjoy live music, food from a rotating selection of food trucks, live entertainment most nights, and of course, drinks like beers on tap and in bottles. Try one of their signature wine-based margaritas.
Address: 1514 W. Commerce St.
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 5:00 pm – 12:00 am; Sunday 12:30 pm – 10:00 pm; Closed Monday-Tuesday
A longtime staple in San Antonio’s Southtown neighborhood, La Tuna Icehouse serves up cold beer and wine on their front outdoor patio, where you can enjoy food and drinks at one of their tree-shaded picnic tables.
Chef Mark Dortman cooks up delicious fusions of Tex-Mex, Seafood, Cajun, and American classics. Their menu of weekly soup specials, fresh salads, and savory burgers and sandwiches means you can find something from a ribeye sandwich to hot iron skillet apple pie with ice cream.
Address: 100 Probandt Street
Hours: Open every day, Thursday-Sunday, noon- 12 am; Monday-Wednesday 4 pm -12 am
Just north of downtown on Broadway, over 80% of Social Spot’s property is outdoors. They have so many drink options with 17 tap lines, nearly 30 types of beer in cans and bottles, and an award-winning Michelada to boot. The on-site food trucks and a changing lineup of DJs and other entertainment means enough outdoor fun to keep you busy.
Address: 930 Broadway St.
Hours: Monday-Friday 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM; Saturday-Sunday 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
This hip indoor-outdoor hangout has plenty of drinks and Japanese ramen and other bites to go with it. All profits go to charities. The Cherrity Bar covers nearly an entire city block. While their small arcade collection is currently closed off, guests can sit in the huge outdoor covered patio area, where each table is given a 10-foot berth on all sides.
Address: 302 Montana St.
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11 AM- 10 PM; Friday-Saturday 12-11 PM; Closed Sunday-Monday
Southtown’s largest outdoor food and drink venue has yard seating, eight TVs for outdoor sports viewing, and weekend DJ sets. The Friendly Spot’s menu has enough icehouse food like burgers, tacos, nachos, and the like to keep you fueled as you relax and get friendly.
Address: 943 S Alamo St.
Hours: Open every day except Wednesday 12 PM- 12 AM
The featured image is of The Friendly Spot in Southtown, courtesy photo.