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Address: 1012 S Presa, San Antonio, TX
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and...
Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and boutiques.
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Better than the Riverwalk

If you're looking for a truer taste of San Antonio than what is offered at the Riverwalk then head over to Southtown. It's not far (a little more than walking but close) from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
KHAOTIK
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you're looking for a truer taste of San Antonio than what is offered at the Riverwalk then head over to Southtown. It's not far (a little more than walking but close) from the downtown hotels and offers true SA flavors. Try Rosario's for local mexican cuisine, Mad Hatter's for a different take, Taco Haven or The Friendly Spot for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1,035 reviews 1,035 reviews
196 attraction reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just south of king Williams district the city is slowly moving south. The area has great restaurants but not much in the tourist trade. Requires a car to be able to see the area properly.

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Riverside, California
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175 reviews 175 reviews
36 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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