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Month: December 2017

Barbaro Adds a Late Night Happy Hour

Barbaro Adds a Late Night Happy Hour

Name: Barbaro Background: Part of the Empty Stomach group which includes Hot Joy in Southtown, as well as Chisme and Paper Tiger on the St. Mary’s Strip. Barbaro was one of the first to open and it is home to great pizza, craft cocktails, and it sports a favorite brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy Hour: While they have a regular happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. daily with half-off cocktails, they just started a late night special as well. The…

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Betty’s Battalion Happy Hour For the Ages

Betty’s Battalion Happy Hour For the Ages

Pulling up to Betty’s Battalion might leave you underwhelmed, judging by the exterior of the bar, which has been housed in a strip center next to Fort Sam Houston for the past 30 years. However the once you open the doors, you are greeted by cozy ambiance in the form of colorful string lights, pictures and military memorabilia filling the walls, and the smiling faces of old and young alike. The foundation for Betty’s, which opened in the 1980s, was rooted as…

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Oak Hills Tavern- a Medical Center Must

Oak Hills Tavern- a Medical Center Must

Name: Oak Hills Tavern Background: Located on Fredricksburg just south of Medical Drive, many say that it is one of the best bars in the medical area. They’s been there for years, and have become an established and favorite in the area. They have events planned through out the week, like Karaoke every Sundays and Tuesdays, movie nights on Thursdays, and often a band throwing over the bar on Fridays. Happy Hour: They run a happy hour daily between 3…

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Hanzo Happy Hour: A Late Night Dream

Hanzo Happy Hour: A Late Night Dream

If you didn’t have a reason before to visit Hanzo, the newly opened Alamo Heights bar, now you do. The latest bar concept from Steve Mahoney, is now hosting two happy hours. While out side of happy hour you can order both classic and creatively named craft cocktails that will start at about $9 and steadily go up in price (one is over $20!), the happy hour menu offers a more affordable price on beer, wine, cocktails, and last but not…

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