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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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BA SCORE
89
very good

36 Reviews
The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

11255 Huebner Rd
Ste 212
San Antonio, Texas, 78230-1685
United States

(210) 696-5080 | map
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PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
63
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.39%
 
 
Taps:
82
Bottles/Cans:
140
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 36 | Ratings: 63
Reviews by harpus:
Photo of harpus
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

I went to the Flying Saucer for the Brewery Night to get the Brewery Glass. Flying Saucer is a chain of Beer Bars, but by far one of the best bear bar chains, I have been to. They carry beers from countries like Belgium, Canada, Australia, USA, England, Scottland, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, Mexico and Brazil just to name the ones I can thing of. They aslo have a large selection of beers on tap and in bottles. They also carry beers local to the area to well known beers. If I am back in the San Antonio area, I will go back, of in the area of other Flying Saucer I will also go. Some of the beers are a little high in price, but other are reasonalbe.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MusaJames
4.6/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I'm not a person that enjoys craft beers so having such a a great selection of German/English/ Belgian beers on tap makes me very happy. The Saucer is an enjoyable place when it isn't so crowded. The food is pretty damn good and I have eaten there plenty of times. Food prices are not my favorite but oh well.

What I don't like about the place is the damn crowd that can pack the place on the weekends.

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Photo of SemperIPA
3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Good chow. San Miguel Burger was legit. Beer selection better than average. Pretty good place!

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Photo of bigchiquilin
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of SergeLowpz
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
4.26/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Devil_Doc
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of blastoderm55
4.53/5  rDev +15%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Photo of bauerodb
4.65/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Great beer tasting spot. Huge selection.

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Photo of Magery
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Drewsauce
5/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of Bier_Maximus
5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of 92blazada
5/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of Leschber
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of NatChris
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of mattvaletudo
3.05/5  rDev -22.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Not so much a major craft brew place. More of a sports bar and place to go to be seen/hook up. A trendy place - not for craft enthusiasts. The pub food is pretty decent and reasonably priced. They have some happy hour specials from time to time, usually on beer that isn't that good. Go for lunch and avoid the douche factor that exists on a busy night. Right next door to the movie theater so it is nice to grab some grub and a couple of cold ones before you go check out a flick.

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Photo of johnnyringo013
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of SavageHopHead
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Andyyyyyy
4.54/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Great bar with a great drinking atmosphere. Most impressively is the waitress knowledge of beer. I have been twice in the last week and Lauren has listen to my likes and provided me some great beer I would have not known about. Not to Kenton the girls are a plus!!! Definitely like the place and will continue to visit throughout the years!

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Photo of kgrichards
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of Preisman
5/5  rDev +26.9%
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.

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in San Antonio, TX
3.94 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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