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Menger Bar

££ - £££,
Crocket Street, San Antonio, TX
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“one of the best spicy bloody mary's around”
4 Feb 2018
“Very historic”
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Bar, Pub
££ - £££
Crocket Street, San Antonio, TX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

first this is really quite tiny and has the original lighting. translation go during the day as it is quite dark and also very popular. this is the first visit i have even gotten a table. the poppers and the chicken quesadillas are yummy

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Menger Bar is where Teddy Roosevelt recruited a lot of his rough riders! Teddy sometimes was a party animal and the bartenders will show you bullet holes from when he fired his weapon inside the bar.

Thank Betty A
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to have a drink with friends in the historic Menger Hotel. The bar is crammed with memorabilia about Teddy Roosevelt and The Rough Riders. The tables are comfortable and the atmosphere laid back and quiet. Be sure to take the time to...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It is small. It is dark. It is a part of history. Teddy Roosevelt met here to gather men into his Rough Rider team. The bar has some interesting things to look at. There is seating upstairs. It's a fun place for a drink or...More

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The ghosts of Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders continue to infuse the air of this dark and atmospheric watering hole. The bartenders pour a mean drink as well, making it a great stop on your way to dinner.

Thank producewagon
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A must-see for anyone interested in the history of the cowtowns. Lots of pictures of Teddy Roosevelt and the Roughriders. Try Rebecca Creek Whiskey....made in San Antonio.

Thank Nicalaine B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

f you like history, and you like booze, then this bar is going to be a special treat. For the history aficionado, you'll be pleased to learn that this bar has hosted Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt and his Rough Riders, amongst many other famous people. There...More

2  Thank Wes T
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Very unique, historical bar related to Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders. In the Menger Hotel near Alamo Plaza and fun place to hang out with friends. Intimate tables and loft with small, ornate bar. Great selection of beers and top shelf liquors. Reminds one...More

1  Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stopped in to this bar because we had heard the history (google Roosevelt and Rough Riders). Very English style with dark wood and brass fitting. We were regrouping from a long day of walking and trying to find a place to eat that didn't...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We were in San Antonio for three days and each day enjoyed the company of fine people, a great atmosphere and excellent drinks. Jeff was our bartender for two days and Angela yesterday. Both showed superior hospitality and had an enthusiasm for the customer. The...More

Thank Joel A
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20 August 2016|
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Response from Wayne H | Reviewed this property |
Not that we noticed. It was very hot and we were all wearing shorts and tee shirts.
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crocket Street, San Antonio, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
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