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Address: 600 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2649
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+1 210-267-9885
15:00 - 02:00
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Very cool, chill neighborhood bar in downtown San Antonio where all the...

Very cool, chill neighborhood bar in downtown San Antonio where all the locals hangout. Great cheap prices, friendly people. In the middle of the tourist areas, very nice patio!

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Great local atmosphere

I have been going to this bar for several years now. The staff are friendly, the beer is cold and a 16oz draft is still two dollars. A great price for downtown. I would... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2016
John H
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This bar is the best when it comes to good drinks and fast service! Always a good bartender to help you get you drink on, even on the busiest nights. These bartenders know exactly what they are doing. Shout out to Claudia, Dianna, Dolce, Jackie, and Liz! Best bartenders ever!

Thank Christian M
Iron Station, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the bar for my 21st and Diana was amazing. She informed me of different drinks and made me feel special on my special day. Claudia was also very nice as well. However, I went for a second night to celebrate my friends BSN ( bachelor science nursing) after I had talked it up for two days about the... More 

Thank Sydney26_95
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The 2 gals bar tending were more involved in their phones than customers. We bought 2 beers, sat outside and never heard a work from them. We had 3 people walk up and ask us for money. While leaving, the gals were again self absorbed In their phones. I hope the "locals" get better treatment then their "other" customers.

Thank loriphelan
Brownsville, Texas
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a fantastic find less than a block away from the River Walk!!! It's a cozy little dive. Great people (that'll strike up conversation with), good service, cold drinks, and at affordable prices!! I normally park right up the street and had walked past this place before. I'm very glad that we dropped in when we did. I have... More 

Thank Tony_T3000
Sarasota, Florida
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Stopped in for one and stayed for three talking with residents that live in the condos near Riverwalk. Bartender was friendly and made recommendations for places to eat and hang that weren't the usual chains. Decent selection of beers, clean and friendly atmosphere.

1 Thank amy099
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I can not express how much I love this place and everyone who comes in and works here. I chose this bar back before it was called the local for one simple fact...it is a friendly atmosphere with zero drama and fights. I used to frequent another bar here that I do not any longer. The local, I recommend to... More 

Thank NeverAgain7777
San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have been going to this bar for several years now. The staff are friendly, the beer is cold and a 16oz draft is still two dollars. A great price for downtown. I would recommend this to three of my drinking friends. The late crowd I don't enjoy as much.

Thank John H
Austin, Texas
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Fun spot to watch the game plus good dance music, enjoyed watching the crowd. Drinks were average, service a bit slow.

Thank charcoll99
La Marque, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We visit San Antonio at least once a year, and we always enjoy this place, even before it took the name The Local Bar. However, it is a great name as it accurately describes the clientele. We also enjoy the fact that while we are much older than the majority of patrons, and we obviously are tourists they still make... More 

Thank ypman59
San Antonio, Texas
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

It's a place where the locals hang out. Good drinks for a good price. Try the Cucumber Martini and sit on the terrace for some good people watching.

1 Thank BMG1212

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