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Ernie's Bar

320 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205-2010
+1 210-225-6500
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Great place to have a quiet drink....or two.

We stayed at the Crockett Hotel. Ernie's is a cool, quiet bar located in the lobby. On the first... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
57stratocaster
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sarasota, fl.
Nice Hotel Bar

Staying at the historic Crockett Hotel, it was nice to have Ernie's bar open for late night visits... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Mark G
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Catonsville, Maryland
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“crockett hotel” (12 reviews)
“happy hour” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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320 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205-2010
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

We stayed at the Crockett Hotel. Ernie's is a cool, quiet bar located in the lobby. On the first day our bartender was Kelsey, and she was great. On the second day, there was another bartender (we didn't get her name) and she was very...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Staying at the historic Crockett Hotel, it was nice to have Ernie's bar open for late night visits and we loved the location sitting at the bar and being able to see the Alamo complex out the window across the street. The bar opens at...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

My wife and I stayed at the Crockett Hotel. Our last evening we came to Ernie's Bar for our nightcap. Glad we stopped in... Our drinks weren't fancy, just some local beers. But the bartender (can't remember her name but she was from Laredo) was...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Nice quiet bar in the Crockett Hotel - about average for a hotel bar. Drinks were a little weak but they have free popcorn.

1  Thank Mark K
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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Thank you for visiting Ernie's and sharing some feedback. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

what a friendly bar with fantastic beers which are fairly cheap , staff superb. i spent a few hours here and only wish i came in more often while i was on holiday

Thank Mark E
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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Thank you for visiting Ernie's and sharing a review of your time visiting our little watering hole. Come again - happy hour is every day from 4p-7p

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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Spent a couple hours here over two evenings, and enjoyed myself. Lots of interesting people to visit with come and go (attached to the Crockett Hotel). Saturday evening was only slightly busy, and the service was great. Tried all kinds of locally brewed beers. Worth...More

Thank Jeremy H
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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Thank you for your review. We try to feature several local/Texas beers, whiskeys and vodkas. We are happy you enjoyed your time in Ernie's.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This bar was awesome. The story behind it is even better. When you go in just ask the bartender about the history and he's obliged to tell you. Loved it!!

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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you for sharing some valuable feedback on your experience in Ernie's Bar!

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

If you want to have a cocktail and enjoy a conversation, this is the place. It's a short distance from the Riverwalk, quiet and cozy. Service is excellent, as are the drinks. Yes, it's a hotel bar, but that's great because you meet folks from...More

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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate that Ernie's is now your favorite bar!!

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Reviewed December 24, 2016

Not necessarily a destination bar, just the bar in our hotel (The Crockett). Stopped here a couple times (before heading up to our room) after we had already been out and about . . . . Nice (talkative) bartender.

1  Thank Teresa S
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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visits to Ernie's.

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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Loved this little bar! What a cool place to hang out for a few cocktails and get away from the hustle and bustle of the Riverwalk! Service was prompt and friendly with a generous pour! Beer was good and cold and the popcorn sublime! This...More

2  Thank Steven B
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CrockettGM, Manager at Ernie's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

We are glad you found us! Tell your friends and come back often.

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