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Guidebook for San Antonio

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Guidebook for San Antonio

Food Scene
They have great fish tacos and use sustainable, organic, and local products in their food prep. They are also kid friendly and offer live music and a killer beer selection.
Cove the
They have great fish tacos and use sustainable, organic, and local products in their food prep. They are also kid friendly and offer live music and a killer beer selection.
This historic pharmacy has reinvented itself as a great eatery and bar. There is usually live music and great milkshakes at the old soda fountain.
Olmos Pharmacy
This historic pharmacy has reinvented itself as a great eatery and bar. There is usually live music and great milkshakes at the old soda fountain.
This place serves only vegetarian food and does an amazing job of it. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, you will love the atmosphere and the unique meals they offer.
Green Vegetarian Cuisine
This place serves only vegetarian food and does an amazing job of it. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, you will love the atmosphere and the unique meals they offer.
This neighborhood favorite serves up amazing brunch and dinners. If you are craving Mexican food, you have to eat at La Fonda on Main.
La Fonda
This neighborhood favorite serves up amazing brunch and dinners. If you are craving Mexican food, you have to eat at La Fonda on Main.
Sweet tooths beware... Kate's makes delicious homemade cupcakes that are to die for.
Kate's Frosting
Sweet tooths beware... Kate's makes delicious homemade cupcakes that are to die for.
This is San Antonio favorite. They serve great burgers and offer a laid back atmosphere. They can get pretty crowded so you might go before or after a lunch or dinner rush.
Chris Madrid's Nachos & Burger
This is San Antonio favorite. They serve great burgers and offer a laid back atmosphere. They can get pretty crowded so you might go before or after a lunch or dinner rush.
This Italian restaurant is very decent. I love their chicken parmesan sandwiches for lunch.
Capparellis On Main
This Italian restaurant is very decent. I love their chicken parmesan sandwiches for lunch.
Giant, delicious cinnamon rolls! They were featured on Man vs. Food and for good reason. They are a greasy diner, but they have some really decent food. Also, they're open late night!
lulu's
N Main Ave
Giant, delicious cinnamon rolls! They were featured on Man vs. Food and for good reason. They are a greasy diner, but they have some really decent food. Also, they're open late night!
Drinks & Nightlife
This is the best live music venue in town. Any time you visit San Antonio, you should check the website to see who is playing at lunalive.com
Luna
This is the best live music venue in town. Any time you visit San Antonio, you should check the website to see who is playing at lunalive.com
Carmen's is an amazing little tapas bar that offers flamenco dancing as entertainment. Lots of fun!
carmen's de la calle
E Mistletoe Ave
Carmen's is an amazing little tapas bar that offers flamenco dancing as entertainment. Lots of fun!
Joey's is a great bar with a nice beer selection.
joey's
N St Mary's St
Joey's is a great bar with a nice beer selection.
This cozy restaurant/bar serves great food and has an amazing wine selection. On Sundays they serve bottomless mimosas and a great brunch.
Candlelight
N St Mary's St
This cozy restaurant/bar serves great food and has an amazing wine selection. On Sundays they serve bottomless mimosas and a great brunch.
This is a really nice old Engish style pub. They have a wine bar in front and a regular bar in back. It isn't smoky. They play decent dance music. Oh, and it's a gay bar, but very welcoming.
sparky's pub
N Main Ave
This is a really nice old Engish style pub. They have a wine bar in front and a regular bar in back. It isn't smoky. They play decent dance music. Oh, and it's a gay bar, but very welcoming.
This nightclub has great live shows and DJs. Check their calendar to see what is happening: http://www.thelimelightsa.com/
limelight
E French Pl
This nightclub has great live shows and DJs. Check their calendar to see what is happening: http://www.thelimelightsa.com/
Essentials
This is the neighborhood grocery store. They sell very little organic produce. I'd recommend the local farmer's market at the Pearl Brewery (on Sat & Wed) for produce.
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This is the neighborhood grocery store. They sell very little organic produce. I'd recommend the local farmer's market at the Pearl Brewery (on Sat & Wed) for produce.
Little Sam's is our neighborhood bodega. They have a decent beer selection and most of the basics that you find in a bodega.
LIttle Sam's
W Russell Pl
Little Sam's is our neighborhood bodega. They have a decent beer selection and most of the basics that you find in a bodega.
Sightseeing
Just one block from our house is the second oldest park in the country. It houses great tennis courts, 2 theaters, a public library, a spring fed pool, and great walking paths.
San Pedro Park
San Pedro Ave
Just one block from our house is the second oldest park in the country. It houses great tennis courts, 2 theaters, a public library, a spring fed pool, and great walking paths.
You can get a river taxi here to take downtown. This lock system is amazing to see. Great for kids!
Riverwalk Boats (Lock and Taxi Pick Up
Brooklyn Ave
You can get a river taxi here to take downtown. This lock system is amazing to see. Great for kids!
This old brewery is host to the culinary institute, shops, restaurants, an ampitheatre, and a farmer's market on Wed & Sat. La Gloria has great food!
Pearl Brewery
E Grayson St
This old brewery is host to the culinary institute, shops, restaurants, an ampitheatre, and a farmer's market on Wed & Sat. La Gloria has great food!
Arts & Culture
This retro roller skating rink has not changed a bit since its debut in the 70s. They play great skating music and offer adult skate nights (highly recommended).
the rollercade
Recoleta Rd
This retro roller skating rink has not changed a bit since its debut in the 70s. They play great skating music and offer adult skate nights (highly recommended).
This planetarium (located on San Antonion Community College's campus has really neat public shows: http://www.alamo.edu/sac/ce/scobee/publicshows2.html
Scobee Planetarium
W Courtland Pl
This planetarium (located on San Antonion Community College's campus has really neat public shows: http://www.alamo.edu/sac/ce/scobee/publicshows2.html
This beautiful old theater in the heart of downtown is host to many Broadway shows and live entertainment. Check their website to find out what's playing now: http://www.majesticempire.com/
Majestic Theater
E Houston St
This beautiful old theater in the heart of downtown is host to many Broadway shows and live entertainment. Check their website to find out what's playing now: http://www.majesticempire.com/
Shopping
This entire street is filled with fun, inexpensive antique stores. We often stroll through just to see what's new. This is just one of the stores. Bot sides of the street have about 10 in total.
Antiques On Hildebrand
This entire street is filled with fun, inexpensive antique stores. We often stroll through just to see what's new. This is just one of the stores. Bot sides of the street have about 10 in total.