10 Best Jazz Bars In San Antonio, Texas - Updated 2024

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What’s the first thing you think of when someone says they’re going to San Antonio? The rich heritage? The modern city with heritage buildings? The cosy Airbnb vacations rentals in the city atop the luxurious extended stay hotels where they can stay? Well, how about the jazz music in San Antonio, Texas? Considering San Antonio is one of the hot and happening places to visit in the United States, it is but obvious that there are some really fancy jazz bars in the city. After all, what’s more sophisticated yet stylish than a really happening jazz bar? So, if you’re into jazz music or maybe you just like the vibe of a jazz bar and you’re heading to San Antonio for a vacation, these are some of the hippest and coolest jazz bars in San Antonio, Texas.

1. Jazz TX

Located in the cellar of the famous Pearl Brewery, this is one of the most hip and happening jazz bars in San Antonio, Texas. If your idea of a fun time means the hot spot in town with some really good live music, some delicious cocktails, and refined Texas comfort food, then you’re going to love this place. Be sure to check out the website to see their event calendar so you know exactly what band is playing at what time. Whether you’re a jazz fan or not, this bar is a must visit for every person who is looking to enjoy a fun night out in San Antonio.

Jazz TX

Address: Building 6, 312 Pearl Pkwy #6001, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA

Website: Jazz TX

Opening hours: Tue - Thur: 5pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 2am (closed on Sun & Mon)

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2. LUNA Music Bar & Lounge

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by LUNA on Thursday, 1 November 2018

From midnight blues to swanky salsa, from classical jazz to live soul, this bar has everything a music lover can hope for. With that romantic dim lighting, a vintage vibe, some really interesting cocktails and a patio for some fresh Texan air, this is definitely one of the most wonderful jazz lounges in San Antonio. On their website online, you will be able to see what kind of music will be playing on which night as well as what band will be performing. So whether it’s jazz or salsa, you’re going to enjoy getting your groove on!

LUNA Music Bar & Lounge

Address: 6740 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216, USA

Website: LUNA Music Bar & Lounge

Opening hours: Wed - Sat: 8pm – 2am (closed on Sun - Tue)

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3. SoHo Wine & Martini Bar

Back at SoHo Wine & Martini Bar playing the tunes tonight 10p-2a! Hope to see ya there!

Posted by Johnny P. and The Wiseguys on Saturday, 1 June 2019

Let’s just say this, a trip to San Antonio without visiting this chic and happening hot spot in the city is just incomplete! With different jazz bands playing every night, this cosy and upscale bar is perfect for you. There are some really comfortable seats in the back for you and your partner to get cosy while listening to some jazz. Also, you have to come here for the craft cocktails – from the Cucumber Delight, to a Snickers bar cocktail, to Strawberrytini to even a S’mores martini!

SoHo Wine & Martini Bar

Address: 214 W Crockett St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Website: SoHo Wine & Martini Bar

Opening hours: 4pm – 2am (daily)

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4. Tony G's Soul Food

Grind & Shine......Jazz Brunch Sunday at Tony G’s we hit at 11:00am ~ come & get your grits.

Posted by Joe Posada on Sunday, 2 June 2019

As the name suggests, this is the place in San Antonio to go to for some soul food and soulful music! This place usually has a live music brunch every Sunday which more often than not features some really incredible jazz artists. Check out their Facebook page to see their upcoming events – that way you’ll know exactly what to expect from your Sunday brunch! If you’re craving some good food accompanied by good music, then you know where to head!

Tony G's Soul Food

Address: 915 S Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78210, USA

Website: Tony G’s Soul Food

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 7:30am - 4pm; Sun: 10am-4pm (closed on Mon)

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5. Edison Experiment

To put it in a few words – good food, great drinks, fun music, and an overall amazing vibe. This is one of the newest and most happening spots in the city, and probably one of the most visited jazz bars in San Antonio, Texas. This place has some really unique and interesting craft cocktails, which can be as cheap as USD 6 per cocktail during happy hours. So, who isn’t up for a great ambience, a jazz atmosphere, and some really delicious cocktails?

Edison Experiment

Address: 1846 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78248, USA

Website: Edison Experiment

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 5pm - 2pm; Sun: 7pm-2am

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6. Bohanan's Bar

If you’re in the city just for the weekend and you happen to absolutely love live jazz music, then you have to check out this bar. This elegant and upscale jazz club in San Antonio is known for its really cool cocktails, the club cum bar vibe, and the weekend jazz nights! This is the place to go for a classy and tasteful evening to enjoy some live music, drink some really interesting cocktails, and snack on some really delicious comfort food. All in all, it is a beautiful bar that you must have at least one drink at!

Bohanan's Bar

Address: 219 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Website: Bohanan’s Bar

Opening hours: Mon – Thur: 11am - 11pm; Fri: 11am - 1am; Sat: 5pm - 1am; Sun: 5pm – 11pm

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7. Carmens de la Calle

Posted by Carmens De La Calle Cafe on Sunday, 10 February 2019

This is one of the cutest and cosiest Spanish bars in San Antonio which offers you authentic Spanish soul food like tapas, paella, and of course sangria! With a slightly bohemian vibe and some very funky modern art on the walls, this is the place that the hip and happening crowd is heading to. This bar also has live music nights - from jazz music to flamenco to salsa! Check out their website to know which music genre is playing on which day and get your dancing shoes on accordingly.

Carmens de la Calle

Address: 320 N Flores St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Website: Carmens de la Calle

Opening hours: Thur: 5pm - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm – 12am; (closed on Mon - Wed & Sun)

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8. Bar 414

Hands down, best bar we visited while in San Antonio. Also, they have the best bartender in town. Just ask for Rolando...

Posted by Bar 414 on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

This bar is basically a refined speakeasy which is located in the heart of the city. This bar is known for the live piano music (good news for the jazz lovers), the craft cocktails and of course the famous 414 happy hours! You can head to their website to know more about the events and live music that will be playing during your stay in San Antonio. Without a doubt, it is one of the most chic jazz bars in San Antonio, Texas.

Bar 414

Address: 205 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

Website: Bar 414

Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 4pm - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 4pm – 2am (closed on Sun)

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9. The Corner

A very hip and happening spot in the city, this is where the San Antonio locals go to grab their draft beer, watch the match finals and enjoy some live jazz music. You definitely must check this place out to have a few beers, if nothing else. There is usually a jazz band playing on most nights – so it is a great place to grab some reasonably priced drinks and listen to some really good music. And, don’t forget to grab a bite of the delicious comfort food served here.

The Corner

Address: 8839 Culebra Rd #101, San Antonio, TX 78251, USA

Website: The Corner

Opening hours: Sat: 12pm – 12am; Sun: 12pm - 11pm; Mon - Fri: 1pm – 12am

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10. Sanchos Cantina & Cocina

Join us for funky, down home tunes with Brother Dave and the Barrio Blasters tonight from 7-9. And pick up your Fiesta Medals while you're at it! #seeyouatSanchos

Posted by Sanchos on Friday, 13 April 2018

This is the place to go to for a rustic vibe, Mexican comfort food and beautiful live music. A recipe for a night out in the city – you have a few fun cocktails, fill up your stomach with some delicious Mexican food, and listen to jazz artists play all night long. Could a night sound more perfect than that? If you love jazz music and Mexican cuisine happens to be your favourite, then you are absolutely going to love this place. PS: the only kind of tequila you get here is the 100% agave kind tequila!

Sanchos Cantina & Cocina

Address: 628 Jackson St, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA

Website: Sanchos Cantina & Cocina

Opening hours: 11am – 2am (daily)

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Jazz it up

Minuette Jazz Quartet, 2017
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Yossie Tzwecker used under CC BY-SA 4.0

All set for your vacation to San Antonio? Well, your vacation is definitely not complete until you eat some delicious Texas comfort food, try those special craft cocktails and visit the most happening jazz bars in the city! Which one of these cool and chic happening jazz bars in San Antonio, Texas has caught your eye?

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