Explore the Monte Vista Area in San Antonio for This Evening's Escapades



If you're new to San Antonio, you're likely to stick to the downtown area, but then you'd be missing out. There's a whole world outside of downtown that's worth exploring. Let's start with the Monte Vista area.

This beautiful neighborhood is filled with beautiful houses, trees and a variety of great bars, restaurants and shops. For your evening adventures, there's no need to go anywhere else. 

Start your night off at Tribeca for some Happy Hour drinks and eats. They have great discounts on beer, wine and cocktails, as well as all you can eat snacks, and this place knows how to make excellent food!

Next, just up the road you can stop in at the Thirsty Camel for some live entertainment, dancing or Karaoke and a few more drinks with friends. 

If you're looking for some serious party time, head south to the HEAT and get lost in the music and the beat at this LGBT nightclub with the most hopping dance floor (not to mention multiple bars) in town!


Barbaro
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Barbaro isn't just any pizza joint, think of it more as a pizza speakeasy, a neighborhood bar that features craft beer and absolutely fantastic pizza, salads and desserts showcasing the finest ingredients in combinations you wouldn't come up...  Read More




Perhaps San Antonio's most unique dance club, the Bonham is housed in a building that is over 120 years old. The club is known for inviting everyone to come in and be whoever you are without fear of criticism. Founded back in 1981, the...  Read More




The warm, LGBT-friendly atmosphere abounds at this coffeehouse, where you can relax on the patio with friends from work or stake out one of Candlelight's comfy couches. Thanks to a reasonably priced but thorough selection of coffees and a range...  Read More


The Last Word
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If you like a low-lit, intimate atmosphere that feels like a modern day speakeasy, then The Last Word might just be the bar for you. This beautiful new venue serves up some of the city's finest handcrafted cocktails, beer and wine in the growing...  Read More




HEAT calls themselves the #1 dance club in town. In fact, HEAT Nightclub is more than just a dance club. It is also a night time entertainment venue for San Antonio's LGBT community. The club is described as 'sprawling' and features a video...  Read More


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Joey's
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With 17 beers on tap, standard and tournament-sized pool tables, and a TV playing the big game, it's back to basics at Joey's. Keeping things simple has made this St. Mary's bar a longstanding success. College students and neighborhood regulars...  Read More


Tribeca
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Tribeca is an excellent choice for a casual and cozy Happy Hour, which they offer every Monday through Saturday between 4 and 7 pm. This includes an $18 bottle of wine or $5 glass, $3 domestic beer, $4 import beer, $3 well drinks, $5 Cinco Vodka...  Read More




Even if you're not a member of the LGBT community, this fabulous bar has become a local's favorite from college students to professionals. They're conveniently located near downtown right along the strip, where you'll find an assortment of other...  Read More


TBA
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TBA is a concept that is certainly unique for the San Antonio scene. TBA stands for "To Be Announced," and in terms of this snazzy little snack bar and cocktail lounge, it means that there's no telling what exciting concoctions Chef James Moore...  Read More




Just a short drive from the airport, North Star Mall and the San Antonio Zoo, you'll also find an option for your night life and dancing. The Thirsty Camel has been totally remodeled and also prides itself on providing a safe location. Parking...  Read More


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Kimberly A. Suta is a professional freelance writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur with a background in marketing, advertising and social media. Her first business, Midnight Sun Innovations,...  More About Kimberly

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