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The Top Upscale Bars and Nightclubs in San Antonio

High End San Antonio Bars and Nightclubs


When the sun goes down, the Alamo City heats up. There are dozens of upscale bars, all-hours restaurants, and clubs in San Antonio with a full range of prices and amenities. But what happens when you want to dress up and really have a big night? Well, you go to one of the following hotspots:

Zen Bar Ultra Lounge

Miami meets Asia in this super luxe bar stocked full of fine liquors, excellent martinis, and a Buddha-filled décor. Lounge-style social seating and a mammoth 30-foot bar with a mix of music that is truly global can all be found here.

Location:221 E. Houston St., (210) 271-7472

Medusa Lounge

The front of this downtown bar has large wall-mounted TV's, a huge bar, and an eclectic mix of orange, silver, black and red décor. Step into the back room and get guest DJs who spin the freshest new dance music available until 2:00 a.m.

Location:203 N. Presa, (210) 229-9995

Suede Lounge

A large selection of sofa seating and a huge semi-circle bar that serves specialty drinks and martinis are amongst the offerings here. Call ahead for VIP treatment, which means no waiting in the often long line to get in.

Location:231 E. Houston St., (210) 223-2029

Swig Martini Bar

Every type of martini concoction imaginable is available here, along with a large selection of cigars. A live jazz band entertains the crowd that includes both locals and tourists alike on the scenic River Walk.

Location:111 W Crockett, (210) 476-0005

Posh Ultra Lounge

Full gourmet meals and a full bar selection greet you in this lounge that features the hottest new music. A great place to celebrate significant life events, with VIP treatment is available upon request, with a reservation of course.

Location:7959 Broadway, Suite 500, (210) 804-POSH


We're not talking vitamins here! Delicious appetizers are expertly paired with the wine and champagne available at the bar, and can be eaten in the indoor lounge or outside in Charles Court, the outdoor seating area with a fountain.

Location:207 N Presa St, (210) 224-2900


Guests at the Hotel Valencia River Walk mingle with young single professionals over plates of tapas, high-end and specialty drinks, and a chic atmosphere all overlooking the famous River Walk from a stone terrace.

Location:150 E Houston St, (210) 227-9700

Club Cohiba

If you can't go to Havana, Havana will come to you in this cigar and jazz bar complete with comfy leather sofas, strong martinis, and delicious tapas to go with your drinks.

Location:1015 Navarro St, (210) 222-2008

The Davenport

An eight page drink menu and one of the best martinis in the city await you in this cool bar that has sofas and social areas up top, and music from a house or guest DJ downstairs.

Location:200 E Houston St, (210) 354-1200

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