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Address: 1012 S Presa, San Antonio, TX
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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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Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 Mall, La Villita and Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, Texas is "An Excellent Adventure!"

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Thank MizPretty621
San Antonio, Texas
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134 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 can walk here from downtown or take one of the downtown trolleys. Parking can be... More 

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1 Thank Divascribe2
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Alfonso P
San Antonio, Texas
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157 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank JetlaggedJess
San Antonio, Texas
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 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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1 Thank KHAOTIK
Dallas, Texas
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1,372 reviews
361 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Thank wick1979
Riverside, California
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212 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 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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10 Thank Amy A
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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2 Thank alnhouston
San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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5 Thank TheEddie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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2 Thank Charles S

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