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The Friendly Spot Ice House

943 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 224- 2337
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Ranked #57 of 4,157 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I loved this place. I remember seeing the first time while we were driving through the King William district on the red double decker tour bus and just had to go back and find out what it was about. Such a fun atmosphere. All outdoors, all kinds of craft beers from all over Texas and some of the other favorites... More 

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Houston, Texas
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203 reviews 203 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

San Antonio is known for its tourist traps, but one good place to get away from it all and sip on the beer you love is The Friendly Spot. An outdoor icehouse, The Friendly Spot will keep you and your friends satisfied with abundant beer options, tasty food, and televised sports on a big screen. We visited The Friendly Spot... More 

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Austin, Texas
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145 reviews 145 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Nothin fancy...just the way I like it. Hundreds of great beers in a wonderful outdoor atmosphere. Too bad I couldn't stay longer. Oh, and a great place to smoke a good cigar.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great outside bar with view of the Tower of the Americas. Even in December warm enough to sit and relax, although with a warm jacket admittedly!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Amazing amount of draft and bottled beer - any kind of interesting craft beer you may want. The Friendly Spot has a wonderful local feel - part of the community.

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Northumberland, UK
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you want to try some really good craft beer this is your place, it has 2 bars, one you see when you walk in and another one with all the pumps round the side, the bar will let you taste whatever you want and even suggest something if you let them know what you like. Lots of outside seating.... More 

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Gilchrist, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I was impressed with the beer selection, the big screen projection of the Football game, and the quieter area in the back where you could enjoy conversation! This is simple, no-nonsense ice house!! Stop by and have some suds!!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Friendly Spot is the perfect place to enjoy a beer and kick back with friends. It is located in the heart of King William and has an amazing beer selection. Check it out.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I loved the atmosphere of this place with great outdoor seating to enjoy a drink on a nice day. They had an impressive beer menu and as an out-of-towner made great recommendations for local beers. Very laid back atmosphere, which I enjoyed! Would absolutely go back next time in San Antonio! Highly recommend for a chill place to enjoy a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Kept driving by this place and we decided to stop in. Like another reviewer wrote...not so friendly and for me it was the bartenders. Nice line up of beer and we sat in the back area at a dirty table with old food on it... Eclectic trendy crowd full of bearded hipsters and a nice mix of neighborly types. We... More 

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Additional Information about The Friendly Spot Ice House

Address: 943 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: (210) 224- 2337
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Mexican

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