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Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and boutiques.
1012 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1360
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I was pretty surprised at the degree of gentrification and restoration going on in Southtown—it’s like the whole area is getting a long overdue. I can remember a time when it wasn’t the safest part of town, and when we drove through last week looking...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Just a short drive, or medium walk weather permitting, from the touristy downtown Riverwalk Loop of crowded eateries, is Southtown which is next to the king William district and next to the lower Riverwalk. It's full of nice restaurants and cooling down spots if you're...More

3  Thank texmarc
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Everyone talks about Riverwalk which is nice but is overrun by tourist trap bars and restaurants. Just a few yards away with parts of Riverwalk as a border is Southtown. The funky King William houses are close , lots of great restaurants like the original...More

3  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Keep S.A weird. Southtown is very unique and offers all sorts of dining experiences. Including an outdoor hang out called "The Friendly Spot" that plays movies on a blow up screen. You'll enjoy the 1st Friday of every month when the block is filled with...More

3  Thank Sofo32
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Riverwalk at night is beautiful especially on the canal. Took guided tour on a canal boat ride. Enjoyed the history and all of the my fellow canal boaters. So nice a daytime return trip was done to see Riverwalks' beauty in the daylight. River City...More

Thank MizPretty621
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Some of its thunder may have been stolen by the restaurants and shops at the Pearl just north of downtown, but Southtown still has plenty of attractions -- good restaurants, art galleries and stores, and the shady, beautiful King William neighborhood just next door. You...More

3  Thank Divascribe2
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Nice to visit and have an authentic breakfast or lunch at Taco Haven or Rosarios. Alamo Street had some cute shops and First friday is always a delight at night to walk or stroll thru.

Thank Alfonso P
Reviewed August 7, 2015

Fun place for eats, bike riding or shopping. South town is best known for its hipster vibe as well. Nice little bars and eateries too.

Thank JetlaggedJess
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...More

5  Thank KHAOTIK
Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

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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