The Absolute Best Happy Hours in San Antonio, Right Now 

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You're gonna go out, and you're gonna go drink. But you don't have to break the bank, at least not if you hit up these generous happy hours across the Alamo City.
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Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
A favorite for weekend brunch, you’ll want to swing by Sangria on the Burg for a fun as heck happy hour experience. Modelo Especial and Lone Star run $2.50 while sangria options run up at $4. There’s food options too like the queso and loaded fries at $4 each or the brisket nachos for $5.
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Francis Bogside
803 S St Mary's St, (210) 369-9192,
Swing by this modern pub to get boozy in true Irish fashion. All-day on Sundays and Mondays, you can score $6 cocktails, $5 well drinks, $6.50 wine and snacks, like poutine and fried pickles, starting at $5. Happy hour also runs 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
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Blue Box
312 Pearl Pkwy #2107, (210) 227-2583, blueboxbar.com
Though sleek and housed at the ever-popular Historic Pearl, Blue Box offers a hot, yet affordable happy hour menu. With all-day happy hour on Sunday and Monday (plus 4-8 p.m. other days), you can score domestics for $3, draft beer for $6, house shots for $3.50 and cocktails for $6. Go get boozy y’all, but make it fashion.
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Hot Joy
1014 S Alamo St, (210) 368-9324,
With happy hour every day until 7 p.m., you can expect fun times to await you here. The Southtown spot offers cocktails for as affordable as $4, plus wine for $3. Steamed buns are also up for grabs at $1 apiece, so be sure to stock up.
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Hanzo
7701 Broadway St #124, (210) 826-1488, hanzobar.com
There are plenty of chances to score happy hour deals here. There’s the normal happy hour all-day on Sunday and Monday, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, then the reverse happy hour every day from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. You’ll be able to score $5 cocktails and well spirits, $3 shots, $5.50 glasses of wine and more. Getting your drink on has never been so easy.
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The Bottling Department
312 Pearl Pkwy, Suite 6101, (210) 564-9140, bottlingdept.com
Happy hour runs 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, so you should definitely treat yourself to a cup of something great during a late lunch or post-work drinks. Take your pick from $3 Texas beers, $3 frozé and $3 off all wine glasses.
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Merkaba
111 W Crockett St, St.Suite 205, (210) 212-4770, merkabatx.com
If you’re near the River Walk, stop by Merkaba — located just below Howl at the Moon — for $5 cocktails, beers and free music from local bands and DJs. Trust us on this one. We wouldn’t send you to the River Walk unless it was worth it. Stop by between 7 and 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, or 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
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Esquire Tavern
155 E Commerce St, (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
On weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m., head down to Esquire Tavern for happy hour goodness. You’ll be able to score $3 off all menu cocktails and wine by the glass as well as $1 off Texas draft beers. Be sure to score $3 snacks like devilled eggs and shrimp toast.
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Jazz, TX
312 Pearl Pkwy #6001, (210) 332-9386, jazztx.com
A favorite for live music and cocktails, Jazz also draws in crowds with its happy hour specials. Visit between 5 and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and you’ll spare yourself the cover charge, and will also be able to order select $5 cocktails.
Photo by thehilmyoffice via Instagram / jazz_texas
Still Golden Social House
1900 Broadway St, (210) 616-2212, stillgoldensa.com
A prime go-to for local boozehounds, the ever-entertaining Still Golden comes through especially during happy hour. From 3 to 7 p.m. on weekdays, be sure to stop by for a quick fix with options averaging at $8.
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Signature
16401 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 247-0176, lacanteraresort.com
For a higher-end happy hour experience, make the drive out to La Cantera to enjoy Signature’s offerings. From 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, you’ll be able to enjoy $7 wine and cocktails as well as $5 beers. Tasty bites are also up for grabs, with appetizers ranging from $7 to $15.
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The Rustic
17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, (210) 245-7500, therustic.com
You can count on the Rustic for live music shows while you knock back select $3 beers, wine and frozé. The price increases to match the time, from 3-6 p.m., so get there early if you can.
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Rosella at the Rand
114 E Houston St, (210) 595-1410, rosellacoffee.com
Available 4 to 6 p.m., you can score a full $5 happy hour menu. From classic cocktails like Old Fashioneds and Moscow Mules, to food options like wings or mac & cheese, you’re in for lots of treats that won’t break the bank.
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Periphery
2512 N Main Ave, (210) 966-0404, peripherysa.com
This rustic-chic restaurant makes itself all the more attractive with a considerable happy hour offering. The Monte Vista eatery allows you to score 20% off wine bottles on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and that’s on top of regular happy hour deals from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
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The Hoppy Monk
1010 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 545-3330, thehoppymonk.com
The Hoppy Monk keeps crowds a’coming, partially thanks to its badass happy hour deals. Happy hour is all day on Mondays, so make your start of the week so much better with $4 draughts, $6 wines, $4 spirits and $5 cocktails. You can also stop in 3 to 6:30 Tuesday through Friday and/or 10:30 to close Sunday through Thursday to take advantage of these prices.
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Barbaro
2720 McCullough Ave, (210) 320-2261, barbarosanantonio.com
Barbaro’s happy hour is pretty badass, running every day of the week from 3 to 6 p.m. Take advantage of half-off select beers, well drinks, house and classic cocktails and wines. Consider the tasty pizza the cherry on top.
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The Fruteria
1401 S Flores St #102, (210) 251-3104, chefjohnnyhernandez.com
Chef Johnny Hernandez keeps it puro AF with the Fruteria, especially with its happy hour menu. Consider this a happy hour for foodies, though it’s still plenty boozy. Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and features $5 house margaritas, $6 for the infused versions, then $4 house wine and draft beer and a $1 off bottled beers.
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Costa Pacifica
434 N Loop 1604 W #2101, (210) 491-1378, costapacificausa.com
Mexican seafood just got that much better at Costa Pacifica thanks to its solid happy hour menu. Here you’ll be able to snag up $5.99 food options like jalapeño ceviche and empanadas, plus drink selections like house margaritas, wells, shots, wine and beers all under $5.
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Cured
306 Pearl Pkwy #101, (210) 314-3929, curedatpearl.com
Take advantage of Cured’s signature cocktails (and most beers) at half-price from 3-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and order as many fried quail legs as you like — they’re only $0.50 each.
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Sanchos
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
Meet with friends for a show, enjoy well and beer specials, or bring your favorite furry friend to chill and sip drinks in the shade. No matter what inspires you to come by, make sure it’s during happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday 3 to 5 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday.
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The Edison Experiment
1846 N Loop 1604 E, (210) 479-9600, facebook.com/edisonexperiment
Happy hour at a top-notch cocktail bar almost seems like too good of a deal, but hey – we’re not complaining. You can score craft cocktails without breaking the bank. At $6 each, you’ll be tempted to keep ‘em coming if you stop in from 5 to 9 p.m. daily.
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Oak Hills Tavern
7920 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 614-8855, oak-hills-tavern.business.site
Folks in the Medical Center should consider themselves lucky to be so close to OHT. This tavern holds it down with a daily happy hour from 3 to 7 p.m. Selections include $3.50 pints and 10% off food options. That’s another thing, the food is considered some of the best bar food around. Consider diving here a rite of passage.
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Southtown 101
101 Pereida St, (210) 263-3753,
Classic dive bar vibes and a solid happy hour lineup await you at Southtown 101 – so hurry on over. Solid drink specials like $2.75 wells and $3.25 – some of the cheapest in the city – are available 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the weekends. There’s also $10 champagne buckets during weekend brunch!
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Paloma Blanca
5800 Broadway St #300, (210) 822-6151, palomablanca.net
This Broadway staple has your boozy interest in mind, offering a special menu Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. You’ll stay winning with specials on wine, margaritas and domestic beer.
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Liberty Bar
1111 S Alamo St, (210) 227-1187, liberty-bar.com
The uber-cute Liberty Bar gives you not one, but two options to get boozy most days. The late-night happy hour runs every day from 10 p.m. to midnight, during which time you can score $4 house wine and well drinks, $5 draft beer and select cocktails for $6. From 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, take advantage of those same specials.
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Singh’s Vietnamese
2805 N St Mary's St, (512) 940-9662, facebook.com
Yes, happy hour on the St. Mary’s Strip is totally possible. Hit up this trailer turned brick-and-mortar for $1 off drinks Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. You’ll be smart to order up some grub too. Perhaps the crispy and flavorful wings?
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Azuca Nuevo Latino
709 S Alamo St, (210) 225-5550, azuca.net
Head to Southtown for a generous happy hour menu at Azuca. The Pan-Latin restaurant has a daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m., offering $3 domestic beers, $3.50 well drinks and $3.50 Azuca cocktails such as the Pisco sour, caipirinha and mojitos.
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Southerleigh
136 E Grayson St #120, (210) 455-5701, southerleigh.com
Stop by Southerleigh's happy hour for 75 cent biscuits, $1 pressure fried wings and $2 off all beer, wine, punches, and mixes — inside or outside at the Oyster Bar, from 3-5 p.m., daily.
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Sangria on the Burg
5115 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 265-3763, sangriaontheburg.com
A favorite for weekend brunch, you’ll want to swing by Sangria on the Burg for a fun as heck happy hour experience. Modelo Especial and Lone Star run $2.50 while sangria options run up at $4. There’s food options too like the queso and loaded fries at $4 each or the brisket nachos for $5.
Photo via Instagram / therunningwinemom