There's something so jazzy and urban about Swig—it's a little mod, a little retro, and very martini-driven. This is our favorite cocktail and cigar bar and we love the views of the River Walk at street level. Locals rave about the cold, perfect martinis, but Swig's magic with other cocktails is what impresses us most. There's also a great selection of fine single-malt scotches, single-barrel bourbons, and smooth tequilas. On the less potent side, the selection of beer and fine wines is equally noteworthy. Hot appetizers make Swig a rejuvenating spot to nosh and sip after a day of seeing the city. Find a spot outside and you can smoke a big cigar—Swig's humidor offers one of the best selections in the city. Check the website to find out what time live jazz starts. The place is tiny, so claim a table early.
San Antonio› Nightlife
Swig Martini Bar
111 Crockett St., Suite 205
Our Rating Neighborhood Central/Downtown/River Walk Hours Daily 2pm–2am Transportation Streetcar: Yellow line Phone 210/476-0005 Prices No cover, $10 martinis Web site Swig Martini Bar