Happy Hour in San Antonio: 11 Amazing Specials (#9 Will Surprise You)
Happy hour in San Antonio is practically a ritual. For local San Antonians, it’s a chance to wind down from the 9 - 5 day and enjoy great food and drinks with friends. For tourists, it’s prime time for fantastic prices on traditional fare and uniquely Texas libations. When you find yourself downtown, no other place takes happy hour in San Antonio as seriously as The Esquire Tavern.
Every Monday – Friday, from 3 PM – 7 PM, The Esquire offers a variety of drink and food specials to fit any taste. You won’t find a more chill vibe anywhere else downtown. Check out some of the fan favorite specials, and unique dishes specially curated by award-winning chefs.
#1 Shrimp Toast – Get the best of the beach while inland with the Shrimp Toast. Made with a savory Gulf shrimp mousse (delivered fresh), aged chèvre, and a signature jalapeño jelly, the Shrimp Toast is an ideal starter snack.
#2 Taco Con Papa – This isn’t your abuelita’s Taco Con Papa. Curated with mashed potato, chilito slaw for a kick, and a house-made salsa verde rolled up into a crispy corn tortilla. The Taco Con Papa pairs beautifully with the Nuestra Margarita.
#3 $3 Off Cocktails & Wine – Speaking of the Nuestra Margarita, enjoy $3 off all the signature cocktails and wine by the glass during The Esquire’s happy hour. With a variety of imported wines from Italy, Spain, and France, you’re guaranteed to find the best flavor for you. All cocktails are blended with fresh ingredients to provide a classic and smooth taste.
#4 Deviled Eggs – Devilishly delicious, these Deviled Eggs are made with locally sourced free-range eggs, pink peppercorn, and sprinkled with fresh arugula.
#5 $1 Off Texas Draft Beers – Freetail, Live Oak, Ranger Creek - we have all your locally brewed favorites for $1 off during our Happy Hour. Our bartenders can recommend the best IPA or ale to pair with your meal of choice.
#6 Jalapenos Rellenitos – Our mini version of a traditional Mexican favorite, our Jalapeno Rellenitos combine a blend of spice and savory to give your taste buds the best kind of kick.
#7 Esquire Cheeseburger and Chili-Salt Fries – a top-rated favorite by tourists and locals alike, the Esquire Cheeseburger can be customized to your liking with avocado, bacon, or a fried egg. Enjoy the cheeseburger with the delectable chili-salt fries for only $9.99 every Friday afternoon.
#8 Pulled Pork Sandwich & Waffle Potato Chips – A Texan classic, the ancho-braised pork combined with house-made honey mustard is a filling lunch any day of the week, especially on Mondays, when it’s only $9.99 with a side of waffle potato chips.
#9 Green Eggs & Ham Nachos – You’ve heard of the Dr. Seuss tall-tale, now chow down on the uniquely delicious Green Eggs & Ham Nachos. Freshly local ingredients, you’ll definitely want to post this dish to your Instagram. Enjoy this delicacy for only $3.
#10 Esquire BLT & Waffle Potato Chips – A spin on the traditional BLT, the Esquire BLT uses our house-made sauce to add a tasty spin. Chow down on this BLT with a side of waffle potato chips for only $9.99 on Thursdays.
#11 Grilled Pimento Cheese & Fried Pickles (Wednesday) – A three-cheese blend and fresh tomatoes give the Grilled Pimento Cheese a kick you won’t find at any other sandwich joint. Paired with a side of fried pickles, savor this dish for only $9.99 on Wednesday afternoons.
The Esquire Tavern is proud to offer a variety of lunch specials every Monday – Friday with a price tag your whole group can afford. All of our happy hour meals are only $3. Need a place to grub after a night of Riverwalk-ing?
Enjoy our late-night specials every Thursday – Saturday from 11 pm – 1 am