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The Friendly Spot Ice House

) #84 of 4,011 Restaurants in San Antonio American, ,
943 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3438
+1 210-224-2337
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (9 reviews)
“craft beer” (16 reviews)
“on tap” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Mexican
943 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3438
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Reviews (182)
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience. Clean. Common sense, smart staff. Open a tab at one bar and you can visit other bars. Well thought out. Smart service for ordering food considering this is an outdoor destination. Would definitely return.

Thank 450Stephen
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The vibes were great here when we watched the Spurs game (despite them losing after a 25pt lead). Huge selection of beers, good food especially the nachos, friendly staff, great atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The friendly spot located in Southtown is a great outdoor place to enjoy a drink, some food and beautiful San Antonio weather. They offer the Spurs games on the big screen outdoors. The only downside is the bathrooms, I found it somewhat awkward to have...More

Thank Rosie F
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Tons of beers on tap, great outdoor venue to relax. We spent the night watching the spurs play on giant outdoor screens and having awesome beer. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a good place to hang out.

Thank mccauaule
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The locals sent us here and it did not disappoint. It's and outdoor beer garden with an incredible selection of craft beers. Bartenders are helpful and sociable.

Thank EatRunDive
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in the San Antonio area visiting family. Our daughter (who lives in San Antonio with her husband) suggested exploring the southern part of San Antonio. We ended up at The Friendly Spot. This is the definition of laid-back. The food was good and...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Good food and LOTS of selection of craft beers! The whole place is a patio with colored steal chairs from the 60's. I had the fish tacos which were very tasty but small. Fresh ingredients made it a tasty treat. A large patio is wrapped...More

Thank ABE49
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited San Antonio and came here from other recommendations from people like you! You did not disappoint! This place is so open, inviting, and laid back! So many craft beers are available and the hamburger we had was one of the...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great place to see the locals and just relax. I would recommend a visit for any time of year for a good drink and company.

Thank lstsundwn
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My sister in law was in town and we were in need of a place to go have a good beer and chill that was kid friendly. This is an outdoor bar with a play ground for the kiddos. We didn't have any food but...More

Thank Lisa_0120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 943 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3438
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-2337
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