10815 I-35 N
San Antonio, TX 78233
Phone: (210) 655-3500
Fax: (210) 655-3502
Bars & Cafes
In the city of cowboys and country music, Midnight Rodeo has managed to stand out for over two decades. This 20,000 square foot club is a thriving hot spot for San Antonio's youngsters, hippies and executives by day. If the 'patented race track dance floor' does not charm those who don't line-dance and 2-step, the bar specials (almost every night), free dance lessons on Wednesdays and Sundays and live Country music on weekends surely will. All that's needed to gear up for a party at Midnight Rodeo are tight jeans, a Stetson and a night of watching Country-Western reruns.
The Kocktails Bar and Lounge is a perfect place to spend a fun- filled evening out with friends. The distinct ambiance reflecting the perfect music and theme creates a vibrant atmosphere. From ladies night to salsa night-outs and jazz nights, you can enjoy multiple theme nights on different days. Drink, chat or jazz until the wee hours of the morning, and make it a night to remember. Call ahead for more details.
The name might make you think you for a minute that maybe this is a dive bar of sorts but Hooligan's Bar and Grill is not really so. With a sports oriented outlook you can grab your favorite game here or simply play a game a darts or poker. There is free pool, 24 hours on Sundays. They have 22 tap beers and other types of bottled ones as well. Their menu constitutes wings, burgers, sandwiches and salads. They also have a VIP club on whose membership you can avail offers on food and spirits.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Despite its somewhat obscure location to the north of San Antonio's city center, Jack's Bar successfully retains its regulars who unfailingly make their way here for the high-energy live gigs. The alcohol list is not too extensive but then nobody ever complains. With such a great atmosphere, friendly patrons and bartenders, a fun night out is assured. Mondays are karaoke nights so if taking to the stage is your thing, you know where to be!
Since 1973, this restaurant has been a favorite place for celebrations and good times. The costumed servers are determined to make your visit an enjoyable one: the restaurant's motto is "Dine laughing" and the servers take it seriously. The menu features standard American fare, including steaks, rib eyes, grilled seafood and chicken, all served with fresh baked bread as well as soup and salad from the converted 1952 MG roadster salad bar. The Roman Orgy feast is a vast quantity of brisket, smoked chicken, baby back ribs and mounds of fresh fruit and vegetables. Eat it in the Orgy Pit, the Mineshaft or one of the other themed seating areas. Whatever you do, go determined to have a good time. Magic Time Machine draws a young crowd of diners and is a favored site for birthday parties. Eat, drink and be merry while being served by characters from popular films. Full bar of alcoholic beverages. Banqueting space available. Check the website or call ahead for opening hours.
Earl Abel's offers casual family dining at reasonable prices and is a favorite among the locals. For that down-home cooking—the kind your mother used to make—you must try the fried chicken, pot roast or fried catfish dinners. For dessert, try a slice of the triple-layer German chocolate or coconut cake. If it's pie you want, the coconut cream pie is quite tempting.
A friendly atmosphere with a unique design. Twisted metal and a lounge like feel make this place a favorite of the Alamo Heights crowd. The Rebar bar is almost always packed and has a great outdoor patio where one can sit back with a cold beer and enjoy the crowd.Whether you are inside or out you will not be disappointed.
A simple and cozy atmosphere engulfs you as you enter the dimly-lit Karma Bar. The decor of the house is set in Asian style with paintings of Buddha and wooden furniture set across the room. A perfect place to have a decent conversation with jazz and soul music playing in the background. However, the variety of exotic drinks offered in the bar menu makes this place a hangout place with a difference. Call for more information.
The first impression that you probably get when you enter Cootey's Tavern is the excitement, comfort and happiness of Cheers, the ever famous television show. The cozy place is popular with the locals and is great for a drink after dinner or even a casual dinner. They have a pool table, dart boards and also a television to flip through. Hooked up with a karaoke machine, a casual night is often turned into a diva discovery night. You'll even have a band once in a while to entertain you. Do contact the venue for more information.
One of the most acclaimed Italian restaurants in San Antonio, Paesano's has been a local favorite for decades. Tourists are most familiar with its location on the River Walk. But the one just north of downtown in Lincoln Heights, near the Quarry Marketplace, offers the same great menu in a different atmosphere. Paesano's in Lincoln Heights is relaxed yet sophisticated, a place to see and be seen. Be sure to visit on a nice day during sunset. The west room has a spectacular sunset view overlooking the Quarry Golf Course—it's a view that you would not want to miss, especially with that special someone. You can choose from a variety of dinners including red snapper sautéed with artichokes, mushrooms and white wine and shrimp with fra diavolo sauce. Of course, the restaurant would not be the same without its namesake, Gamberi Paesano (Shrimp Paesano), which is served as either an appetizer or a dinner.
You'll never realize when you've reached inside as the decor incorporates the outdoors look with paintings of skies and nature. The interiors at Alamo Café also extend to the courtyard, complete with a little pond and greenery. Seat yourself on one of the wrought iron chairs and take your pick from the Tex-Mex menu on offer. Sample the various tortillas, chips and fajitas. Don't forget to taste the apple-cinnamon empanadas.