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The Friendly Spot Ice House

943 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224- 2337
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

First off, this is an outside ice house so don't go if you don't want to be outside. It is casual, and delightfully so. Go here when Spurs are playing and they will frequently be playing the game on a big screen. Go for all the amazing beers on tap (Have no idea how many... but LOTS). And on top... More

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Palm Valley, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great place for hanging out and cooling off. Wonderful local spot, friendly, vivacious. Last count over 60 libations with amazingly well informed staff.

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

kind of a misnomer---the folks who work here are MOST unfriendly. Good ambiance and place to relax, but the staff is not the best. Better as a drinking hole than as a restaurant......

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kerrville
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180 reviews 180 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Ok not bad but not a repeat place. Burger & fish tacos ok . But preformed burger & precut frozen fries. Outdoor seating was nice for tonight

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Awesome selection of beer and homemade sangria make this place a must if you are in San Antonio. Whether you live in SA or are just visiting, make time for a adult beverage at The Friendly Spot. Also, a pet friendly environment so bring out the pups, just make sure they are on a leash.

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Riverside, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Wandered here one Friday evening and the place was packed and the game was showing on a big screen. It was a mix of people from families having a beer while their kids ran around the playground (yes, there is a playground for children - brilliant idea!), to frat boys packed around the outdoor tables, to cyclists stopping by to... More

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We happened to walk by this place while wandering around King William and decided to stop. They had a vast selection of beer, but we opted for the sangria since it was half price. There is plenty of room here with all the colorful tables and chairs. It is very laid back and a good place to just hang out.... More

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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
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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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Address: 943 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: (210) 224- 2337
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
Cuisine: Mexican

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