Sip & Savor: Unforgettable Drink Destinations Along the River Walk

June 21, 2023

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Dorrego’s

📍150 E Houston St.

Nestled along the iconic River Walk, Dorrego’s is a hidden gem that combines exceptional cocktails with an enchanting ambiance. Step into this sophisticated establishment and be prepared to be transported to the vibrant world of Argentina. With a focus on South American-inspired mixology, Dorrego’s offers a tantalizing array of handcrafted cocktails that will awaken your taste buds. From classic concoctions with a modern twist to innovative creations infused with exotic flavors, every sip is a delightful journey. Make sure to try its seasonal alcohol-infused poptails to beat the Texas summer heat!

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Biga on the Banks

📍203 S St Mary’s St.

When you step into the elegant bar area, allow their expert mixologists to guide you through a menu filled with masterfully crafted cocktails. From carefully balanced flavor combinations to the use of locally sourced ingredients, each cocktail at Biga on the Banks tells a story. Whether you prefer a classic martini or an inventive seasonal creation, the drinks here are a perfect complement to the exceptional cuisine.

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Ladino

📍200 E Grayson St #100

Located along the Museum Reach portion of the River Walk, Ladino is a modern Mediterranean grill in Pearl District. They recently launched a happy hour where drink specials include, $5 off house cocktails, wine by the glass, $2 off beer, and its exclusive frozen raki lemonade.

You can also grab some small food bites on the happy hour menu, we recommend the spicy feta and the saganaki…so good!

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Hugman’s Oasis

📍135 E Commerce St

Known for its tiki-inspired cocktails and bites, Hugman’s Oasis is San Antonio’s only tiki bar along the River Walk! Most recently, the tiki bar has introduced a new bites menu, inspired by its sister location Tokyo Cowboy. Make sure to catch their spectacular fire shows every Sunday and Tuesday through Saturday from 4 p.m.-12 a.m.

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The Esquire Tavern

📍155 E Commerce St

For a taste of history and an exceptional cocktail experience, look no further than The Esquire Tavern. Established in 1933, this iconic establishment holds the distinction of being the oldest bar on the River Walk and boasts the longest wooden top bar in Texas. The bar is renowned for its extensive selection of spirits, offering a diverse range of options to suit every palate. From classic cocktails skillfully crafted by their talented bartenders to creative seasonal concoctions, The Esquire Tavern has something for everyone.