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Menger Bar

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-223-4361
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Angela!! Just had a few drinks at the Menger bar and have to say I didn't want to leave because our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cara M
via mobile
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Classic San Antonio bar with a lot of History. Ask the bartender to explain the story of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bar which has changed little since the days when Teddy Roosevelt recruited his Rough Riders here.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“menger hotel” (31 reviews)
San Antonio, TX
+1 210-223-4361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Angela!! Just had a few drinks at the Menger bar and have to say I didn't want to leave because our bartender was spectacular. Funny, sharp, warm and knowledgeable! Gave us a sincerely engaging history and lots of quippy humor. Helped us pick drinks and...More

Thank Cara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic San Antonio bar with a lot of History. Ask the bartender to explain the story of the beautiful mohogany bar top, and the plywood addition. Friendly staff and strong drinks at this must-see location. I always link up with a buddy here for strong...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My company had a customer event in San Antonio, which was in all reality, a bar crawl. We showed up with 80 people with little warning, and Angela was behind the bar, solo!!!! She was absolutely amazing and took it all in stride, took care...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were hanging on the River Walk, and wanted a different experience for a night cap. We are so happy we chose Menger's. We started by just walking around and soaking in the history of this over 150 year old bar and hotel. Then we...More

Thank zeeto
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Orange Delight is delicious ask for Angela👍🏻 Wonderful atmosphere with dark cherry wood work and a relaxed vibe

Thank 05spain
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I loved the Teddy Rosevelt decor. When you walk into the Menger bar you can tell that it has a long history. The woodwork is cool, and the atmosphere is great. This is apparently the place where Roosevelt recruited the rough riders in San Antonio....More

Thank moondog1961
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Was looking for the history and got a great bartender with a lot of knowledge as nd a great bloody mary

Thank Greathound
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had to visit this famous bar and try the award winning Bloody Mary. It was amazing. A little spicy with great flavor and the bar keep really fixed me up with extra olives. The atmosphere in the bar is cool and comforting. Lots of Teddy...More

Thank WendyM1023
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

After the Alamo we went to this old hotel bar built about 30 to 35 years after the siege of the Alamo. Small selection of sandwiches, appetizers and cool refreshing drink. Very historic and quaint. Good place on a hot day to relax.

Thank David H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Time flew by as we dropped in out of the 104 degree San Antonio summer heat to enjoy a cool beverage. We googled the information about Teddy Roosevelt and Carrie Nation and found some bullet holes and looked at the repaired axe damage to the...More

Thank spyle31
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