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Dinner and a movie are always great date night options. But after a while, date night can end up turning into a routine more than a fun outing. If you’re looking for date ideas, whether for a first date with a partner or a night away from the kids with your spouse, check out our options below.

We’ve found the best spots near you to give you the variety you have been craving for. Think outside the box and dare to try something different for your next date night! Turn a regular night into one to remember forever.
BIRD Bakery
BIRD Bakery

(210) 804-2473

5912 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions Website

Enjoy the sweet and savory custom creations at BIRD Bakery, where you can enjoy tasty cupcakes, brownies, pies, and cookies made from scratch.

BIRD Bakery uses only the finest ingredients, from Plugra Butter and Valrhona Cocoa to the highest quality Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla because they believe that treating yourself also means treating yourself well.

Biga on the Banks
Biga on the Banks

(210) 225-0722

203 S Saint Mary's St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Ready for an innovative twist on New American Cuisine? Biga on the Banks is the right place for your taste buds to enjoy elegance and fine dining on the River Walk.

Explore the different flavors of the delicious dining menus that prepare various foods, from Habanero Jerk Scallops and Escargot de Bourgogne to the Smoked & Roasted Mahi Mahi and Mustard Crusted Australian Lamb Rack.

Reserve your table and find out just how delicious Biga's dining menu is and why Zagat, Fodor’s, Texas Monthly, and Trip Advisor have highly rated their cuisines.

Bowlero San Antonio
Bowlero San Antonio

(210) 496-3811

13307 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78216   Directions Website

Time to party at Bowlero San Antonio, where good times become great, and the parties become legendary.

Set your sights on the 48 hippest lanes, play your favorite games and tons of old-school classics in the Arcade, practice your shots at the Billiards tables, and watch the big games on the HD flat-screen TVs, all while enjoying a refreshment.

Caliente Hot Glass
Caliente Hot Glass

(210) 504-9244

1411 N Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208   Directions Website

Appreciate the journey of designing and creating your piece of glass art alongside the resident artist at Caliente Hot Glass.

As you join in on the hands-on experience, you can choose from an array of art glass from a gamut of colors, styles, techniques, and forms, all unique and crafted with purpose and vision.

Candlelight Pourhouse
Candlelight Pourhouse

(210) 738-0099

107 Kings Court
San Antonio, TX 78212   Directions Website

Candlelight Pourhouse possesses a special kind of spirit. If you prefer wine to coffee or coffee to wine, they offer both with a full café menu.

For coffee enthusiasts, Candlelight offers a memorable coffee experience. For wine lovers, pick from a wide selection of wines and take any unfinished bottle home. If coffee or wine isn’t your game, order a meal from our kitchen, or stop by on the weekends for brunch.

Cool Crest Miniature Golf
Cool Crest Miniature Golf

(210) 732-0222

1402 Fredericksburg Rd
San Antonio, TX 78201   Directions Website

Nestled under the shady canopy of beautiful trees, Cool Crest Miniature Golf offers you two 18-hole golf courses for first-time players, serious putt-putt enthusiasts, or casual golfers looking for family-friendly fun.

Put your putt-putt skills to the test, challenge your friends and family and see who comes out as the champion.

Cosmic Mayhem | Black Light Mini Golf
Cosmic Mayhem | Black Light Mini Golf

(210) 437-1072

903 E Bitters Ste 310
San Antonio, TX 78216   Directions Website

Connect with your friends and family at the one-of-a-kind mini-golf experience at Cosmic Mayhem, where black lights illuminate the courses and add that extra level of excitement to the game.

Whether you are starting out or already a pro, get ready to enjoy mini golf like you never have before with this glowy 18-hole mini-golf course that will keep you entertained.

Downtown Social | Drink - Game - Dine
Downtown Social | Drink - Game - Dine

(830) 214-6650

386 W San Antonio St
New Braunfels, TX 78130   Directions Website

Create memorable experiences with friends and family under one roof at Downtown Social where you can drink, game, and dine all under one roof.

Have fun with all the jam-packed entertainment you need to have a great time. Whether it's tasty food from the kitchen, deliciously crafted cocktails, a variety of games and bowling, watching your favorite sports game on the TVs, or jamming and dancing to live music performances, they have a little of everything for everyone.

Halcyon | Coffee + Bar + Lounge
Halcyon | Coffee + Bar + Lounge

(210) 277-7045

1414 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78210   Directions Website

In search of a place to relax with your friends at the end of the day? A romantic night in a casual lounge? Then visit Halcyon Coffee + Bar + Lounge, a coffeehouse by day, bar, and lounge by night where you can always relax and find your "halcyon."

It's time to hang out and chill out with family, friends, and co-workers with some coffee, espresso, wine, beer, cocktails, grilled paninis, salads, appetizers, or tableside s'mores.

Helotes Hill Country Ziplines
Helotes Hill Country Ziplines

(210) 695-8783

18026 Frank Madla Rd
San Antonio, TX 78023   Directions Website

Soar over the Texas Hill Country on one of the nine exciting zip lines ranging from 100 to 1000ft at Helotes Hill Country Zipline, where you can also check out the breathtaking and exhilarating views.

Hiatus Spa + Retreat
Hiatus Spa + Retreat

(210) 202-3355

312 Pearl Pkwy Bldg 4 Ste 4112
San Antonio, TX 78215   Directions Website

Live a healthier, happier life with Hiatus Spa + Retreat, where all you have to do is decide how you want to be pampered.

Choose from a full-body treatment, massage, skin care, or a mani-pedi in one of 13 treatment rooms, a hydro-therapy room for Vichy shower treatments, a relaxation room, a nail therapy room with zero gravity chairs, and more.

Hotel Valencia | Riverwalk San Antonio
Hotel Valencia | Riverwalk San Antonio

(210) 227-9700

150 E Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Transport your taste buds to Argentina’s cuisine without leaving San Antonio at Dorrego’s where short-rib ravioli, duck empanadas, grilled cuts of pork and beef, flame-roasted Argentinian provolone, grilled prawns in saffron-tomato jus, hearts of palm salad and a sausage baguette await you.

In case you’re too full to go too far, stay in a comfy room and enjoy an in-room spa and make it a stay to remember at Hotel Valencia.

Josephine Street | Steak & Whisky
Josephine Street | Steak & Whisky

(210) 224-6169

400 E Josephine St
San Antonio, TX 78215   Directions Website

Josephine Street is the iconic roadhouse that's been around since the 70s and is known for its world-class chicken fried steak, succulent pork chops & chicken, fresh fish, gourmet salads, handmade desserts, and upper-end wines at uncommonly affordable prices.

Josephine Street naturally draws in the best folks from CEOs, hipsters, grandmas, and colorful personalities sitting together for a meal and a drink to unwind and hang out.

Lollypop Carriage Co., Inc
Lollypop Carriage Co., Inc

(210) 599-2474

Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Tour San Antonio as if you are royalty from the comfort of an open-air carriage with Lollypop Carriage.

Rent out the carriages for special occasions, or take a special tour of the city during the holidays.

Mi Tierra | Cafe y Panaderia
Mi Tierra | Cafe y Panaderia

(210) 225-1262

218 Produce Row
San Antonio, TX 78207   Directions Website

Mi Tierra Cafe & Bakery is the destination for the finest Tex-Mex in San Antonio. Open 24 hours for those early risers, night owls, and everyone in between, the menu is sure to fill any craving.

Established in 1941, Mi Tierra has become nationally known for its food, desserts, and lively atmosphere.

Mokara Hotel & Spa
Mokara Hotel & Spa

(210) 396-5800

212 W Crockett St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Take some personal time and experience the one-on-one service at Mokara Hotel & Spa, where you can choose from signature treatments to lavish amenities and appreciate all the refined elegance.

Mokara Spa offers a complete menu of spa treatments and services guaranteed to restore the body and mind. With spa services such as massage therapy, couples massages, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures, and hair care services, you will leave feeling relaxed and refreshed after your spa day.

O'Brien Riverwalk Boutique Hotel | Downtown San Antonio
O'Brien Riverwalk Boutique Hotel | Downtown San Antonio

(210) 527-1111

116 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Experience southern hospitality at O'Brien Riverwalk Boutique Hotel, where you'll enjoy a quiet, relaxing, and historic atmosphere.

Enjoy being housed in a charming boutique that offers up to 39 rooms, which is an ideal choice for a relaxing stay and is only steps away from the River Walk.

Explore historic attractions like the Alamo, the Missions National Historical Park, and La Villita, and enjoy family-friendly fun at SeaWorld and the San Antonio Zoo.

Painting with a Twist
Painting with a Twist

(210) 495-7928

555 W Bitters Rd
San Antonio, TX 78216   Directions Website

Ditch the dinner and a movie and rekindle the spontaneity with a paint date where you can gather your best friends for an unforgettable night with paint, wine, and lots of laughs at Painting with a Twist.

Sip, socialize, and create art with the help of experienced and enthusiastic local artists as you sip your favorite beverage.

Join in on all the classes they offer for groups, families, team-building, and an intimate night out.

San Antonio Pedicabs
San Antonio Pedicabs

(210) 802-1604

Website

Why walk when you can take the scenic route to your destination? Reserve your spot on San Antonio Pedicabs, which provides the perfect mode of transportation that's fun, exciting, versatile, and convenient.

Have a special event? They provide services for weddings, art walks, marathons, conferences, or any other special events that you may have.

Santikos Casa Blanca Bowling
Santikos Casa Blanca Bowling

(210) 664-3348

11210 Alamo Ranch Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78253   Directions Website

Connect with your friends and family for fun at Santikos Casa Blanca Bowling, where you can show your competitive side and try to win bragging rights.

Whether you're enjoying a few drinks with some friends, enjoying family time, or even perfecting your skills, the 16 high-energy lanes are ready for you.

Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours
Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours

(210) 638-1338

204 Alamo Plz
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

Join Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours as they guide you through the streets of old San Antonio and bring the storied past to life with their many ghostly tales.

Meet the native tour guides whose ancestry originates with the early founders of San Antonio.

Dressed in period dress, they will light your way with their lanterns through the strange and unusual tales of centuries past, legendary stories, folklore, and ghostly experiences.

Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre
Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre

(830) 620-7469

1178 Kroesche Ln
New Braunfels, TX 78130   Directions Website

Appreciate the nostalgic experience under the stars and enjoy watching new and retro favorites on a big screen at Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre.

Hungry for some snacks? Head over to the 50s cafe that serves Rockin' Eats & Tasty Treats.

Whether you want to load up the family wagon, hang out with friends, or plan a date under the stars, this classic-style drive-in theatre invites you to watch movies and make lasting memories from the comfort of your vehicle.

Thai Dee Restaurant
Thai Dee Restaurant

(210) 342-3622

5307 Blanco Rd
San Antonio, TX 78216   Directions Website

Embark on a taste journey with natural herbs and spices that make each dish delicious and healthy at Thai Dee Restaurant, where they serve authentic Thai cuisine.

Thai Dee is not just a restaurant but also a charitable family always eager to give back to the community. They have been working with Meals on Wheels for several years, bringing warm food to people who need it the most.

The Amazing Mirror Maze | Featuring Escape Street
The Amazing Mirror Maze | Featuring Escape Street

(210) 224-2288

217 Alamo Plz
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions Website

The Amazing Mirror Maze is a 4D maze of mirrors that creates excitement that the entire family can enjoy.

See infinite reflections of yourself in every direction as you encounter surprising corners, dead ends, and continuous circles. View the funny mirrors that make you appear tall, thin, short, fat, and all-around different.

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