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The Friendly Spot Ice House

943 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224- 2337
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Ranked #82 of 4,105 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Powell, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Visiting San Antonio we decided to try this place. It was a fun place to go try a variety of beers. We had snacks (chips, hot sauce and guacamole) the servings were not large but just enough for the two of us. It was fun to people watch. Seeing the locals that come mixed with the tourists. Got there around... More

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have visited the Friendly Spot on multiple occasions. The first visit was in the evening. There was a screen and projector set up with a movie playing. People sitting around with their dogs enjoying the warm evening. Many beers on tap to choose from. The last visit was last weekend in the early afternoon. My husband and I stopped... More

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Valparaiso, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went here for a beer on a Friday night. There are two bars with a vast selection of beers including local options, and the prices are quite reasonable. We enjoyed sitting outside and drinking our beers and people-watching.

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San Benito, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very cool and casual outdoor spot! Homemade sangria was delicious and refreshing! Lots of different beers to choose from. There's also a playground for the kids! Fun and relaxing!

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San Antonio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went for brunch on a Sunday. The mimosas were yummy. I was disappointed that the brunch menu was only two items. I did try food off the regular menu. We started with the chips and salsa. It comes with house made guacamole and salsa. The chips were too thick. I tried the veggie burger. It looks like it was made... More

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Mesquite, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful beer selections which made for a very happy husband! The menu had something for everyone and would definitely recommend it for a fun evening out.

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San Antonio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great place to hang out with friends, kids and dogs are welcome! We love to meet friends with children here because it's the best of everything. Mom and dad can relax knowing kids are nearby on the playground. They have water faucets and bowls around the area for the pups. HUGE selection of craft beers and wine on tap. Munchies... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A colleague and I went there after work one day when our entrance to the Blue Star Brewery (our usual place) was blocked by a train from Hell. We smoked our cigars while trying various beer that we had never tried in their outdoor patio setting. The atmosphere and the vibe were good. People brought their dogs, which I always... More

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Friendly Spot, is always offering a wide variety of craft beer on tap. They have finger food, like nachos, chips and salsa, awesome hummis, etc.. They have a playground!! They are dog friendly. All seating is outside, so stop by, pull up a chair and enjoy the beautiful weather and a cold beer!!

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Brighton, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What a refreshing little dive place this is! They had twenty some beer taps in that shack and more around the corner. The pork tacos are awesome with delicious smoky pork goodness and a refreshing burst of flavor from the sauce and cabbage. I want some right now. The atmosphere is very laid back and relaxed. It reminded me of... More

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