“Shaken, not stirred.”
Some of San Antonio’s most secluded speakeasies are hidden in plain sight, if you only know how to find them. We’re not going to give away all the secrets, but some speakeasies are harder to get into than others, so you might need to get creative.
Here are six places for you to try on your next night out.
Green Lantern, 20626 Stone Oak Parkway, #101
Beware the lantern’s light because the Cucumber Martnini will have you feeling like a superhero.
Bar 1919, 1420 S. Alamo St.
Found in the heart of the Blue Star Arts Complex, this ode to prohibition is located down a flight of a dimly-lit staircase, as well as a hidden entrance — if you found the red light, you’re in the right place. Visitors can enjoy handcrafted cocktails, fine whiskey selections, and more.
Amor Eterno, 540 S. Presa St.
One of San Antonio’s best-kept secrets, this award-winning watering hole serves up unique house-made cocktails, classic drinks, and infused shots. This hidden neighborhood spot is perfect for a chill date night on the town.
Boutique, 732 S. Alamo St.
Located in Taqueria Los Cuates, head inside towards the back to find the walk-in freezer door which will lead you to this reservation-recommended drink spot.
St. Peters Cocktail Bar, 14743 Old Bandera Rd. #9
Head up north to the quaint town of Helotes. this cocktail haven offers a host of happy hour offerings as well karaoke nights. Pro tip: Try out the Spice of the Saints made with Saint Maya Tequila.
The Bang Bang Bar, 119 El Mio St.
This vinyl-spinning, dart board-throwing, skee ball-tossing saloon opened up in 2016 and offers wacky drink + food options such as a Michelada topped with a whole turkey leg. Yeah, we’re hungry too.