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Blue Star Brewing

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€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
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1414 S Alamo St, Suite 105, San Antonio, TX 78210-1117
+1 210-212-5506
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They are also a restaurant, but they do brew their own beer! I had the close encounter sour and it was really good! Classic sour with a nice touch of peach. One of my friends got the raspberry sour and the raspberry in it was perfect. The service was also awesome! It really made the experience here. They were very... More 

Thank beckes10
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beer is fantastic! Great location with other restaurants and shops nearby. Food is hit-or-miss. One of the few places near the RiverWalk that has ample free parking. Did I mention the beer was organic??? Oh, and there's a great little provisions shop next door where you can fill a growler and buy neat little snacks and gifts.

Thank WhiteMtnRider
Alpine, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing like pancakes and beer for lunch! Honest! The food is always good, the Beer is excellent. We have been stopping here on our way through SanAntonio for a while. Easy to get to from I-10, and the walk along the river is delightful.

1 Thank Watercolorpainter52
Houston, Texas, United States
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140 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the southern extension of the famous San Antonio Riverwalk for a relaxing respite from the hordes of tourists. Then, less than a mile's walk away, stop at the Blue Star Brewing restaurant and micro-brewery. The atmosphere is casual and the food is fabulous. Plus, because it has yet to be overwhelmed by tourists, the prices are 30 - 40%... More 

Thank Gary C
Blackstone, Virginia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this out-or-the -way brewhouse. If you don't know it's there you would never find it by just riding by. excellent beer and excellent food! Been a while since I was there.

Thank MKDaf
Hettinger, North Dakota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ubered over from the riverwalk downtown and then walked back, maybe a couple of miles. Not too crowded, so we sat outside on the deck and everyone had a friendly dog with them it seems. Good beer: Cask conditioned ale, Cowtown brown ale, and TexMex lager, micheladas. The pickled veggies wee actually great!

Thank MARK K
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

So, I was between events on Martin Luther King Day. I stopped into Blue Star Brewery for a rest. Special was three chicken-fried chicken fingers over linguini alfredo. It was the best alfredo I've had in a long time! Clearly made from scratch, served at just the right temp. The raspberry beer was surprisingly good! I've enjoyed the pilsner several... More 

Thank 431paulas
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice, quirky, eclectic place to eat. This used to be an old arts area & is now a more upscale food & drinks area. Food was good, a bit pricey for some items & all the beer is local & organic. So, if you're into organic foods high brews, this is your place.

Thank MAB91c
New Lenox, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We stopped in here for a quick drink. It's a cool little brewery that also offers food. Had we not already eaten we would have definitely grabbed something off their menu, it all looked delicious.

Thank Todd K
Temple, Texas
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We went for the beer, but the food was excellent and reasonably priced. Try the chili and frito pie. Save room for dessert. The beer was also very good. I recommend the Apache Amber. Our server, Ellen, showed a lot of patience with us!

Thank PlinyTheElder84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 S Alamo St, Suite 105, San Antonio, TX 78210-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-212-5506
With a wide selection of beers brewed on site, the Blue Star Brewing Company is San Antonio's premier brewpub and draws a mixed crowd of artists, business people and local San Antonio families. The Blue Star Brewing Company also offers a full restaurant menu, which is perfect for those who head straight to the pub after work and also need a bite to eat. The second floor balcony has a view of the San Antonio River and allows drinkers and diners at the brewery to get a breath of fresh air.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?