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Address: 1012 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1360

Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and...

Edgy, bohemian neighborhood lined with art galleries, coffeehouses and boutiques.

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Everyone talks about Riverwalk which is nice but is overrun by tourist trap bars and restaurants. Just a few yards away with parts of Riverwalk as a border is Southtown. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone talks about Riverwalk which is nice but is overrun by tourist trap bars and restaurants. Just a few yards away with parts of Riverwalk as a border is Southtown. The funky King William houses are close , lots of great restaurants like the original Rosarios. Nice low rise apartments with young professionals, fun for kids Hemisphere Park and the... More 

Thank Chinapjs
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Keep S.A weird. Southtown is very unique and offers all sorts of dining experiences. Including an outdoor hang out called "The Friendly Spot" that plays movies on a blow up screen. You'll enjoy the 1st Friday of every month when the block is filled with creative vendors. For sale you will find local art and crafts at reasonable prices. San... More 

1 Thank Sofo32
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Riverwalk at night is beautiful especially on the canal. Took guided tour on a canal boat ride. Enjoyed the history and all of the my fellow canal boaters. So nice a daytime return trip was done to see Riverwalks' beauty in the daylight. River City Mall, La Villita and Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, Texas is "An Excellent Adventure!"

Thank MizPretty621
San Antonio, Texas
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Some of its thunder may have been stolen by the restaurants and shops at the Pearl just north of downtown, but Southtown still has plenty of attractions -- good restaurants, art galleries and stores, and the shady, beautiful King William neighborhood just next door. You can walk here from downtown or take one of the downtown trolleys. Parking can be... More 

1 Thank Divascribe2
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Nice to visit and have an authentic breakfast or lunch at Taco Haven or Rosarios. Alamo Street had some cute shops and First friday is always a delight at night to walk or stroll thru.

Thank Alfonso P
San Antonio, Texas
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Fun place for eats, bike riding or shopping. South town is best known for its hipster vibe as well. Nice little bars and eateries too.

Thank JetlaggedJess
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

If you're looking for a truer taste of San Antonio than what is offered at the Riverwalk then head over to Southtown. It's not far (a little more than walking but close) from the downtown hotels and offers true SA flavors. Try Rosario's for local mexican cuisine, Mad Hatter's for a different take, Taco Haven or The Friendly Spot for... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 523 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Just south of king Williams district the city is slowly moving south. The area has great restaurants but not much in the tourist trade. Requires a car to be able to see the area properly.

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Riverside, California
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I'm not from Texas but work has led me here for a short while. After lots of looking around I decided to get a loft in the South Town area. I was uncertain because I have never done "urban living." But shockingly, so far I LOVE this area. You can't truly judge it until you've found all it nooks and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Perfectly charming neighborhood w/just the right amount flavor. I encountered ZERO attitude, had a very good bowl of tortilla soup & cold beer at Tito's. Walked the King William District...the homes are beautiful. Stopped by the Madhatter for a tall cup of hot coffee for the walk back to my hotel. I did all this at dusk and by the... More 

2 Thank alnhouston

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