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San Antonio Shoe Factory

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Address: 101 New Laredo Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78211-1903
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+1 210-924-6507
07:45 - 16:45
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Made In America

SAS is a great place to visit,knowing that the shoes you are buying were crafted and made in America by well trained employees. The factory showroom has a wide selection of shoes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Richard S
Abilene, Texas

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

SAS is a great place to visit,knowing that the shoes you are buying were crafted and made in America by well trained employees. The factory showroom has a wide selection of shoes for both men and women of all ages. There is a section where shoes are on sale at deep discounts. Other shoes are discounted as well. There are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family has two things in common. Super tall and super big feet. SAS can accommodate the men and women. Men's sizes up to 15 in slim (AA) to wide, women's up to 12, slim to wide. The factory is very interesting, like an old general store, with 5 cent popcorn and 10 cent cokes, lots of souvenirs, belts, clothes,... More 

Thank Placido521
Alpena, Michigan
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever See SAS Shoes? Now I know what SAS stands for: San Antonio Shoes. They are supposed to be the last shoe company making shoes in the USA! Our tour bus went there and had a great time. We watched a pair of shoes being made from a flat piece of leather, saw it cut into the correct shape, and... More 

Mandy M, Marketing Team Member at San Antonio Shoe Factory, responded to this review

KEMMH, what kind words! We are really proud to have kept our manufacturing in the U.S.A. for over 40 years. We are also really proud of our shoemakers and our General Store. I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour of the factory and the store. (The old cars are one of my favorites as well). It's hearing stories like yours... More 

Buffalo, New York
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss the tour. It's worth it. You have to make reservations ahead of time. It is very impressive and amazing to watch the skill and speed that the women sew the shoes. The employees were very congenial and happily answered questions. When you are done with the tour-or before hand, take time to check out the SAS store, too.... More 

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Fredericktown, Missouri
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The general store is a quaint experience with candy and ice cream available for purchase as well as 5 cent popcorn. Got great deals on shoes and a purse! The tour of the factory was VERY interesting and informative - Charlie Brown was an excellent tour guide! Nellie was very helpful in deciding to buy a purse.

Thank strangenurse
Brookeland, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a great place to buy Sas Shoes.They Are highly discounted.The old car is must see.They are very friendly as you walk in the door.

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Austin TX
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185 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Whether you like SAS shoes or not this place is a hidden gem in San Antonio to visit. As you walk up to the rustic building you will notice a bunch of old vehicles parked outside like someone's collection. They range from horse carriages to 50's style automobiles. Walk inside reminds you of an old hardware store with various items... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We booked in to do the tour by phone but after going to the factory and checking in for the tour found out the bus was broken and were advised the tour was cancelled. We rang again the next day and were advised the bus was now fixed and booked in for a tour later that day. This time there... More 

Thank worldtravella
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Discovered this gem about 15 years ago during one of my many business trips to San Antonio. A little hard to get to from I-35 going through an aging residential neighborhood, but so very worth multiple visits. Charming old Texas train station town deco, but the real reason is authentic, USA-made SAS shoes at 30-40% off retail, with discontinued styles... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It had been quite a while since I was there last, as there shoes are such good quality, you don't have to return to buy more very often. I am always amazed and delighted to visit the factory. The "old town" atmosphere, general store, antique cars and buggies, all give the place a special feeling. The sales folks are also... More 

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