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The Friendly Spot Ice House

943 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3438
+1 210-224-2337
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos” (9 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
“craft beer” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar
943 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78205-3438
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Come here to people-watch and drink any Brew you want in the shade Outdoors and hang out and have a good time. Don't come hungry but do come here if you want the worst overcooked hamburger and soggiest fries you've ever had. Seriously it's a...More

Thank tad z
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This place is the best. A lot of things are "the best" now and days but this truly is the best. Great vibe and great patrons. And bring your kids because they have a playground.

Thank pmcaleer
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Walked over here from our hotel with the dog. The selection of beer on tap was wonderful! We ordered a vegetarian dish and the cook (chef) came out and customized tit for us. He is an amazing cook who also has a food truck. There...More

Thank Watercolorpainter52
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want a beer, you can definitely get one here... Great selection on tap and in bottles. Don't come hungry though, the very limited menu has just the basic bar food. (And nothing healthy. But the fries go great with that beer...)

Thank eelias4
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a few drinks. Dog and kid friendly. Love this day for a chill evening. There is a back and a front area. Mostly outside although there is a small indoor area. Have a short list of food as well. Large beer list...More

Thank caitlyn m
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Head south of downtown (on Alamo) just a bit to escape the "tourist" trap. Great beer, drinks, small menu, but a relaxing environment await. We had a great evening with friends hanging in this very laid back yard atmosphere and never felt like we were...More

Thank pvilletraveler
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Very laid back place to get a drink and some quick food to eat. Offer many variations of alcohol. Outside seating mostly, so it is hot in the summer.

Thank Kevin N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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 16 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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