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The Lobby Bar

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9821 Colonnade Blvd, Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade, San Antonio, TX 78230-2257
+1 210-691-8888
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Fontana, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Bartenders were great, Petra was very pleasant to talk to & kept a great bar. Connell was great too. Prices were reasonable too.

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Thank josephv482
Kyle, Texas
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Friendly bartender with good conversation and good drinks. The bar was very comfortable as it had low chairs, The TV was on but not so loud as to drown out conversation with others at the bar.

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Thank Andy426669
Collierville
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

The bar choices are very limited. They had two brands of beer on tap - one was Lone Star and one was Sam Adams. Does not make any attempt to offer mainstream brands.

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Thank SusanACollierville
Mt. Laurel
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Great martinis and quesadillas! Bartender was quick and friendly. Not much more you could ask for in a hotel bar.

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Thank LaurieVan
Dallas
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117 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

This is a nice enough space, but the staff isn't able to meet the needs of the number of customers it seats. Thus, if the place is close to full, you will have a frustrating experience.

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Thank jeff3545
Ontario's Near North, Canada
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Great selection of wines and cocktails! The margaritas were tasty. Relaxing seating and good service. There was piano music throughout the evening.

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Thank B3achLov3r
Angleton, Texas
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

The bartender went out of her way to help me choose a new wine. It was a little more expensive than I expected, but I never looked at the wine list -- so that's on me. I LOVED the piano player! The bar has plenty of comfortable seating, and is a nice place to visit or wait on your party.

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Thank Karen M
Taylor, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

The lobby bar was quite comfortable- seating was comfy. The drinks were creative - the first night the bartender made a great drink with raspberries and I loved it. Staff was friendly and helpful except for a male bartender who didn't want to be there we thought.

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Thank Sherri J
Dallas, Texas
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

The NBA playoffs were on during my stay- they had a great big TV comfy chairs, good food and nice wine at hand. After a long day at the local hospital with a suck family member this was just what the doctor ordered.

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Thank Tripguru43
Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Stopped and had a few drinks and appetizers; service was great but like any hotel bar it's expensive. Food was great and everything was done nicely.

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Thank Ambrose L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9821 Colonnade Blvd, Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade, San Antonio, TX 78230-2257
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-691-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?