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Southtown

1012 S Presa, San Antonio, TX
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Ranked #108 of 207 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Owner description: Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and boutiques.

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Riverside, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
34 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm not from Texas but work has led me here for a short while. After lots of looking around I decided to get a loft in the South Town area. I was uncertain because I have never done "urban living." But shockingly, so far I LOVE this area. You can't truly judge it until you've found all it nooks and... More

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Perfectly charming neighborhood w/just the right amount flavor. I encountered ZERO attitude, had a very good bowl of tortilla soup & cold beer at Tito's. Walked the King William District...the homes are beautiful. Stopped by the Madhatter for a tall cup of hot coffee for the walk back to my hotel. I did all this at dusk and by the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

finally gave it a shot, its basally a neighborhood with, crap roads. fenced in yards and over grown yards. the so called restaurants are nothing but glorified over priced food trucks. Also i would highly suggest you not visit the area at night. I felt very unsafe walking around at night. I was happy i didn't bring my car (no... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

Found this Bar on perida that had an awesome dj. Great mixed drinks and wonderful beer selection. Great outdoor patio too for us smokers! Just had bar sign on the outside but was across from Chinese place

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Fun. Art. Restaurants. Old houses that have been refurbished. Nice place to go on a Saturday. Wear your sneakers!

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Bulverde, Texas, United States
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Adjacent to the King William area, Southtown offers a variety of food options. Many are only open for dinner so plan ahead if you are looking for a place for breakfast or lunch. I noticed a couple of tourists getting dropped off by cabs on S. Alamo street and kind of turn in a circle trying to figure out what... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

It's trying to be cool. Went to First Friday for the first time. Will probably go back when it's not quite so hot. Need some live bands outdoors to bump up the cool factor. Keep trying. I have high hopes for the area as more find this semi-precious gem.

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Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Good restaurants, and some interesting shops and museums in Southtown. The main feature is the l ovely historic homes. Don't miss a visit to the San Antonio Art League and Museum. Something interesting is always happening there. It is across from the gazebo in the small park.

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san antonio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Not much to see outside of the King William area of stately homes

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San Antonio, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Check out Rosario's restaurant, the pork tips in red chile sauce are to die for. Ask for the Carne de porque en chile cascabel. Spicy but not hot.

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