Where to Throw a Party

From intimate soirees to large-scale galas, our guide to planning the most memorable party.

Updated: October 22, 2004

Work Party

Find after-work locales for coworkers, whether it's a happy hour or business dinner on the agenda.

Sherlocks Baker Street Pub

16620 US 281 N. Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78232

This casual after-work spot boasts a happy-hour special every night of the week.

Menger Bar

204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

Someone visiting from out of town? Impress your colleague with Alamo history at this dark and dignified pub.

Biga On The Banks

203 S Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Reserve one of the five private dining rooms for a superbly catered dining experience and a view of the river.

Birthday Party

From big blowouts to casual cocktail parties, find the best spots for a birthday party.

Magic Time Machine

902 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209

Act nowhere near your age and have a birthday party with hats, balloons and a wacky cast of characters.

La Fogata

2427 Vance Jackson Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213

Have your margarita-fueled party on the beautiful back patio and ask the strolling mariachis to play a special birthday song.

Azuca Cocina Latina

713 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Get the group together for a steamy night of salsa dancing and minty mojitos.

Howl At The Moon San Antonio

111 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205

After dinner, head to the Riverwalk and be prepared to belt out tunes at this fun-filled piano bar.

Bachelor/Bachelorette Party

Planning a wild night? Our suggestions for the hottest party spots.

The Davenport

200 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205

The ideal club for bidding farewell to the singles scene. The eight-page drink menu should last you all night.

Graduation Party

School's out: Celebrate with the gang at these restaurants and bars.


1719 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78212

You're in the real world now, so you'll need to save money. Celebrate with burgers, nachos and live music.

Grey Moss Inn Restaurant

19010 Scenic Loop Rd, Helotes, TX 78023

Celebrate this special occasion in grand style at one of the city's best restaurants.

Liberty Bar

1111 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210

There's nothing else like this off-kilter eatery. Bring your friends and family for a pure Alamo City experience.