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Pearl Brewery

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You can't get more Texas than Pearl beer. This brewery is a beautiful landmark that stands out when driving on the highways around downtown. The limestone structure is now used for events, excercise classes, a culinary institute and more. You can...more
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200 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1267
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have done an excellent job developing this site into a place of shops, restaurants and outdoor space. The vibe is cool and the shops have interesting items. We didn’t eat, but had a drink inside the bottling department food bar which was enjoyable.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to meet up with friends and enjoy an afternoon meal in the outside dining area. It appeared to be dog friendly. Shops were very expensive and a bit on the bohemian side with clothing style. We were expecting more variety in the shops....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, beautiful renovation area. Had no idea some of those were apartments. One place was closed for a private event, food was costly, and clothing is overpriced. If you’re not a hipster, no reason to go.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was amazing with all the little shops and the culinary Institute of America right next door! Want to go back to stay at hotel Emma

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fballmom23
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Lots of shops and restaurants in this area. This is a nice area for walking around and you can get here by car (plenty of parking) or taking one of the River Walk Boats. I would definitely stop by if you have the time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KarenM1_10
Reviewed January 4, 2019

No brewery tours here . Just lots of expensive stores and restaurants. Not that big of place . Spent maybe an hour there . You can catch a boat there on the river to return to the Riverwalk . Last one leaves 4pm.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gardenlover31
Reviewed January 3, 2019

the Saturday market in front is worth the trip and visit the hotel Emma there--delightful experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gay e
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Very much enjoyed walking around the plaza. Best to do it at night and see it all lit up. Enjoyed the coffee shops and had a great meal at the Broiler House.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kenn A
Reviewed December 18, 2018

The Pearl Brewery complex and the spectacular businesses it houses are comprise a destination, meaning you should make plans to go specifically there. There are coffeehouses, a French bakery, a jazz club, an amazing hotel, many stores and restaurants. IT has taken years for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed December 18, 2018

We Uber'ed up the Pearl Brewery complex the other day from our hotel downtown. Quick ride. Could probably have walked if adventurous. This is a nice place that now houses shops, restaurants and nice grounds. The beautiful Hotel Emma is in this complex. Don't miss...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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t a
October 18, 2018|
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Response from kj0923 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. If you call the pearl brewery they should be able to tell you. If it is open a must to do.
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ron7250
May 28, 2018|
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Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
Well, I would say, Traveler's Rv is right on the River Walk. Our RV was parked in RiverWalk RV Park. There is not parking for RV's by the Alamo.
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lmick2012
January 30, 2018|
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Response from Mizmoe | Reviewed this property |
No, there is not. However, there is some nice specialty stores and good food. I was very happy that I visited. I spent about 4 hours, which I feel was enough time for me and my husband to have lunch and look around. We... More
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June 08, 2011|
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glad you enjoyed it...thanks for taking the time to report back.
Margie S
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Parking an RV near Riverwalk (3 Replies)
We will be stopping at San Antonio during the day and would like to walk the Riverwalk. Where can we park a truck with a large trailer? We don't mind walking a mile or so from our car. I would like to park somewhere along the northern reaches of the Riverwalk. Would there be a safe place around Pearl Brewery to park our rig while we explore the Riverwalk?
June 25, 2013|
Response fromtejashombre|
the city and a handful of downtown churches have surface parking lots..for ex. as you approach downtown from Broadway there are numerous lots...and the parrallel streets Alamo and AVE E, (the area around SA newspaper building/First Presbyterian Church)-cross streets are 3rd and 4th street. (esp. at 4th and E) area bordering the northern side of RiverCenter mall has surface lots as well, area behind the Alamo
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February 13, 2017|
Response fromYankeetransplant|
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