25 Essential Dog-Friendly Drinking Spots in San Antonio 

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From restaurants and bars to breweries, here are the boozy places where you can crack open a cold one with your dog! Keep in mind that some of these spots may require your pup to be on a leash, so bring one just in case.
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Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001, facebook.com/BurlesonYard
A chill-ass beer garden is a perfect spot to hang out with your pupperino. Choose from beer or cocktails, just be sure to order some bites from the nearby food trucks to keep you from getting too lit.
Photo via Instagram / mister_stink_eye
The Dog House Bar & Grill
16111 San Pedro Ave #117, Hollywood Park, (210) 468-2100, facebook.com/thedoghousesa
With “dog” in the name, it only makes sense that pups are welcome here. Stop by for grub or beer, or maybe even to do karaoke with your pup. Hey, why not?
Photo via Instagram / thedoghousesa
Rumble
2410 N St Mary's St, (210) 885-3925, rumblesatx.com
Beer, mixed drinks, frozen drinks – you can have it all at Rumble. And the best news of all is that you can enjoy the booze and patio vibes with your pup by your side.
Photo via Instagram / oteroadaniel
The Luxury
103 E Jones Ave, (210) 354-2274, facebook.com/theluxurysanantonio
Of course this offbeat, riverside hangout wants you to stop by with your doggo! The counter-serve kitchen and bar has the most welcoming patio vibes that you and your pup will enjoy chilling on. Consider the booze and grub the cherry on top because, well, it is.
Photo via Instagram / jabbathe_pug
Alamo Beer Company
202 Lamar, (210) 872-5589, alamobeer.com
Consider Alamo Beer’s outdoor space free reign for you and your pup. Complete with picnic tables and cornhole, you’ll have endless fun running around with your furry friend – at least as long as you know your limit.
Photo via Instagram / alamobeerco
Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co.
1902 S Flores St, (210) 229-0607, dorcolspirits.com
This urban craft distillery brings the strong spirits for you, and totally welcoming patio vibes for you and your pooch. Taste your way through the menu if you dare, but just pace yourself because you and your doggo need to be safe.
Photo via Instagram / dorcolspirits
Hills and Dales Ice House
15403 White Fawn Dr, (210) 695-2307, facebook.com/centeroftheuniversesatx
Ice house vibes make for the perfect hangout spot for you and your pooch. Brought to you by the folks behind the Friendly Spot, this north SA offers plenty of adult beverages for you to enjoy with your dog by your side.
Photo via Instagram / djant_sa
La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, vivalabotanica.com
Veggie-friendly bites, adult beverages, live music and patio vibes where you can chill with your dog? You can get all of that at La Botanica, so yes you’re in for a damn good time.
Photo via Instagram / denisemhdz
The Hoppy Monk
1010 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 545-3330, thehoppymonk.com
Slamming back the booze of your choice while munching on elevated pub grub AND kicking it with your pup on a patio has never been so easy. Seriously, what would we do without the Hoppy Monk?
Photo via Instagram / jairock87
The Sandbox
7280 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 277-0970, thesandboxsa.com
UTSA students that are also dog moms or dog dads will want to make the Sandbox’s patio their go-to hangout spot. This neighborhood sports bar features elevated pub grub and games for you to enjoy (like skee-ball and Jenga!). Consider rounding up your fellow dog parent pals to make a playdate of it.
Photo via Instagram / thesandboxsa
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The Cove
606 W Cypress St, (210) 227-2683, thecove.us
This quirky spot has it all – organic bites, boozy selections, live music, a laundromat, a car wash, a playground for the kids and a patio for the pups! Honestly, the Cove will quickly become a favorite if it isn’t already.
Photo via Instagram / gonzoinsa
The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
The Friendly Spot is not only friendly to human kids, but also to furry ones! The most badass patio of them all is the perfect spot to hang out with your four-legged friend while tasting your way through the 250-plus brews available on-site.
Photo via Instagram / thefriendlyspot
The Hangar
8203 Broadway, (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com
A perfect spot for your big group of friends that likes being loud, you can also bring you pup for the fun. This hangout spot serves up the standard pub grub and cold beers to match, and lets you enjoy a variety of games. So bring some treats for your loyal companion if they’re helping out your team.
Photo via Instagram / thehangarsa
Blue Box
312 Pearl Pkwy, (210) 227-2583, blueboxbar.com
While the Pearl is largely a dog-friendly complex, not all of the eateries and drinking spots are. Thankfully, you can enjoy premium cocktails while you spend some quality time with your pup over at Blue Box. Order up your drink of choice and post up on the patio under the sparkling lights to live your best life.
Photo via Instagram / sirpupperwinston
Stella Public House
1414 S Alamo St, (210) 277-7047, stellapublichouse.com
Locally-sourced pizza and an always-dependable selection of craft beer is a selling point for those who frequent, but consider the dog-friendly patio one if you’ve yet to kick back here. You’ll be eating and drinking well while your pup takes it easy. It’s a win-win, honestly.
Photo via Instagram / itstheshihtzus
Sanchos
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
A prime spot for cold, refreshing drinks that pack a punch, Sanchos has a patio bar – with two levels, no less – that will likely be a favorite for you and Rex if it isn’t already. Bring some treats for your dog, because we know for a fact you’ll be snacking on some nachos while you jam out to the live tunes here.
Photo via Instagram / txfood.and.adventures
Weathered Souls Brewing
606 Embassy Oaks #500, (210) 313-8796, weatheredsouls.beer
Craft beer awaits you at Weather Souls – where your canine companion is totally welcome to tag along. While your pups aren’t able to tour all of the grounds, they are free to chill on the patio while you sample all the delightful beers on tap.
Photo via Instagram / pjmilli79
Flying Saucer
11255 Huebner Road #212, (210) 696-5080, beerknurd.com
With more than 200 global beers just waiting to be guzzled, it goes without saying that Flying Saucer is definitely somewhere you want to get boozy. So consider it a blessing that you can do just that in the company of your always-down-for-a-good-time canine. First round is on him.
Photo via Instagram / mac_and_fleas
The Growler Exchange
4130 Broadway, (210) 320-2738, thegrowlerexchange-sa.com
Stop by this boozy exchange for your fill (ba dum tss) of beer – and yes, Fido can tag along. The patio here is welcoming of humans and canines alike, so kick back with man’s best friend for a couple of rounds. And don’t forget to fill up a growler to go.
Photo via Instagram / sixpackclubsa
Still Golden Social House
1900 Broadway, (210) 616-2212, stillgoldensa.com
Still Golden remains a favorite for boozy adventures, so you’d be smart to frequent this solid bar with your dog. Though the patio is small, you and your loyal canine can still hang out while you people-watch – and while you enjoy the generous happy hour offerings here.
Photo via Instagram / paco_thepothound
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Tycoon Flats
2926 N St Mary's St, (210) 320-0819, tycoonflats.net
Equally parts burger joint and beer garden, Tycoon Flats is a solid choice for kicking back – whether its before you go bar-hopping or not. Do your doggo a solid and bring them along for the fun while you stuff your face, get boozy and enjoy the good times.
Photo via Instagram / biscuitthegoldendood
Ocho
1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008,
Ocho may not seem like the type of joint you’ll see dogs hanging out, but this beautiful bar is totally dog-friendly. Whether you stop by during brunch or for drinks, getting boozy (we recommend the mojito, obviously) with your pup is totally possible here.
Photo via Instagram / laur_west
Taco Garage
8403 Broadway, (210) 826-4405, facebook.com/TacoGarageTX
While tacos and hella good all on their own, tacos and doggos are a match made in heaven. At Taco Garage, you can slam back all the tacos and margaritas (or whatever your drink of choice) you could ever want while hanging out with your pupperino. Seriously, what’s better than that?
Photo via Instagram / waffles_the_wonder_dog
Freetail Brewing Co.
2000 S Presa St, (210) 625-6000, freetailbrewing.com
You can support local entrepreneurs, get boozy and kick back with your furry sidekick over at Freetail. There’s always special events and other fun going on, so you’re bound to meet other doggos that will make friends with your ride-or-die.
Photo via Instagram / texasdevin
Faust Tavern
517 E Woodlawn Ave, (210) 257-0628, facebook.com/TheFaustTavern
The ultimate chill-ass watering hole is all about that doggo life. Grab a few drinks and snag a picnic table (in the back if you want more privacy) with your pup. Seriously, this laid-back spot is a gem that you and your dog will definitely love.
Photo via Instagram / ronnierednose
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Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001, facebook.com/BurlesonYard
A chill-ass beer garden is a perfect spot to hang out with your pupperino. Choose from beer or cocktails, just be sure to order some bites from the nearby food trucks to keep you from getting too lit.
Photo via Instagram / mister_stink_eye

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