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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Taps: 82 / Bottles: 140
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

41 Ratings
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.63%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar, Eatery ]

11255 Huebner Rd
Ste 212
San Antonio, Texas, 78230-1685
United States
phone: (210) 696-5080

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @flyingsaucersa

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Reviews by champ103:
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champ103

Texas

2.8/5  rDev -30.7%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.5 | $$

I seem to always hit up the local Saucer, where ever that might be. It is not my favorite franchise, or beer spot by any means. It is just usually solid. This location might be one of the lesser ones out there.

A small, awkward, and crowded bar. Along with a large dinning/sitting area. The typical penny lined tap wall and metal bar. The service seems clueless, which would be one thing. Though they also don't seem to care. At least when people are trying to get beers at the bar. Maybe I can't blame them when most everyone sitting at the bar is texting on their phones? Anyway, it takes forever to get noticed here.

I felt the beer selection was very substandard for the franchise. Certainly some good beer on the wall, but overall it just left me flat. There are probably 10 beers I have never had on the wall at downtown Houston. Here, they had 4 new beers total. Scrimshaw, Rodeo Clown, Karbachtoberfest, and some Euro lager. While the first three are great, just something I would expect them to have all the time (granted Karbach is relatively new here). The selection seemed more geared toward Euro beers, which is a mixed bag. I was really put off when they did not have anything from Live Oak, and no 512 Pecan Porter. No excuse to not have those.

Food is the same generic stuff at every other location. Basically the exact same menu.

Maybe as bad as the Little Rock location. Which is not good. I was not impressed here.

09-21-2013 03:55:43 | More by champ103
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kgrichards

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

03-30-2014 16:17:16 | More by kgrichards
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Preisman

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$

I would go weekly and enjoyed myself every time. The selection is better than none. The food is great. The staff is friendly and always have great advise. A few waitresses that knew my preferences and always had a taster waiting for me. And more often than not it was a great choice. Parking can be bad, but if is not impossible to deal with. Of all the Saucers I have been to this is my favorite.

03-27-2014 10:56:13 | More by Preisman
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bkeller04

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

02-07-2014 00:41:10 | More by bkeller04
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jandadeboer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-04-2014 18:09:00 | More by jandadeboer
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

01-24-2014 17:14:09 | More by kjkinsey
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vmdominguez

Texas

4/5  rDev -1%

01-21-2014 03:22:51 | More by vmdominguez
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MikeH210

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-03-2014 01:17:50 | More by MikeH210
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strangebrew1981

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.8%

11-13-2013 01:05:01 | More by strangebrew1981
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videofrog

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

10-23-2013 19:46:49 | More by videofrog
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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in San Antonio, TX
90 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.