San Antonio, Texas: Menger Hotel Bar - Bullet Holes, Rough Riders, House of Lords

Oldest continuously operated saloon in San Antonio, since 1859 -- modeled after British House of Lords pub. Some Rough Rider history, bullet-pocked walls....
Address:
204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Menger Hotel, just south of The Alamo at Crockett St. and Alamo Plaza.
Phone:
210-446-5087
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Hotel Menger.

Menger Hotel Bar - Bullet Holes, Rough Riders, House of Lords

Supposedly the most haunted hotel in San Antonio. Was next door to an undertaker when first built.

[Santee, 03/22/2014]

Ceiling.

Menger Hotel Bar - Bullet Holes, Rough Riders, House of Lords

The Menger Hotel has a number of interesting features, including an elaborate stained glass ceiling and lighted columns in the lobby.

[Terry Mendoza, 07/11/2011]

The Menger Bar.

Menger Hotel Bar - House of Lords Pub with Bullet Holes

Hotel and bar built in 1859. Bar modeled after bar in the British House of Lords. Teddy Roosevelt recruited Rough Riders here. First bar in Texas with ice... Several bullet holes by the bar and cattle deals still done here.... Great margarita on the rocks.

[Gareth Young, 06/20/2011]

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