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The Tasting Room at Maverick Whiskey, San Antonio, TX

The Tasting Room at Maverick Whiskey

4.2
4.2
114 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
No visit to San Antonio is complete without a pilgrimage to the iconic Alamo. Just steps away on the original family homestead, stop by to experience native son Kenneth Maverick’s endeavor, Maverick Whiskey, a nod the Maverick family’s storied Texas roots and patriarch Sam Maverick; from whom all other mavericks are named.

*We reopened with a limited and ever evolving menu. Please check our menu at MaverickWhiskey.com for the latest updates

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Distillery

  • Hours of operation

    Wed–Sat 2:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Wed–Fri 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (210) 447-7010

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Chef Joshua Albert

  • Catering

    Plated Dinners, Chef's Buffet, and Family Style Service available for all events. Many bar options available as well.

  • Private party facilities

    Maverick Whiskey is now booking private events for the upcoming season and beyond! With catering options, staffing, equipment and amenities, our team can host any group, from board meetings to wedding receptions, office holiday parties to conventions. Please contact our General Manager at mrfey@maverickwhiskey.com to reserve your date!

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    115 Broadway between Travis and Houston

  • Parking details

    Public valet parking is currently available at the Hilton Garden Inn on Houston Street, and one block away. Parking lot available at the corner of Travis and Broadway, and a parking garage at Houston and Losoya. Downtown parking meters are free after 6pm.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 114 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.2
4.2 based on all time ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1
    I made reservations for a Saturday night for an early Father’s Day dinner. We had never been hear before and the fact we had to leave a credit card, I figured it was pretty nice. As soon as we arrived and were sat at our table in a very noisy room I knew this was not going to be the dining experience I planned for. My husband and I ordered a drink and some appetizers for the family. Immediately we were informed that they possibly didn’t have the appetizer we wanted but the staff did not mention half the menu was not available either. When it came time to order, I had to share a $130 steak with my 17 year old son because that was the only steak available. My husband had to ask twice for a steak knife to eat his dinner. The food was not bad but definitely not worth the exorbitant prices especially with the poor service and the fact no one came back to ask if we would like another drink. We have eaten at some pretty amazing restaurants but this place is definitely at the bottom of my list. I really can’t believe it has such great reviews because I usually take those into account. Take my advance, don’t waste your money.
  2. LA

    LizA

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience3
    The food and drinks were incredible! I wish we could say the same about our server. We had come for our 5th anniversary and had heard some great things about Maverick Whisky but could not help being disappointed in the service we had received. Our waiter seemed to be annoyed the minute they waited on us and it kind of made us feel like we were not welcome at all.
  3. PP

    PattyP

    Houston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was absolutely amazing in particular the thrice cooked potatoes. The manager came over to talk to us and we learned a lot about the history of the building and the restaurant. My husband had the whiskey flight and enjoyed it, while I ordered their stout beer which they also brew on property. Very refreshing. I look forward to eating here again when we come to San Antonio.
  4. LG

    LorenaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing, drinks were perfect. We will definitely be back
  5. AA

    AmyA

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    The food was amazing. So that wasn’t an issue. But our server did not know the menu well. Our marmalade was missing from our brioche appetizer and when we asked where it was our server said it didn’t come with it when it clearly stated it on the menu. A little disappointing when you spend almost $300 for 2 people to eat.
  6. WD

    WilliamD

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    The experience was a bit off putting given they called us to cancel our reservation an hour before it was supposed to take place then they called us back saying it was back on. The service was a bit confused when we ordered the charcuterie. We were told there were 3 meats and 2 cheeses but it came with no cheese and some strange duck liver pate. Overall the service was stretched thin but the steak and food was excellent.
  7. JE

    JasonEstrada

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    The covid menu was wonderful the first 2 visits. I was disappointed in the options offered on the menu. I ordered an appetizer because I didn't dress up and go downtown to eat wild hog. Steaks priced high but I can appreciate the cost of good beef. Seemed like too many game items on the menu. The charcuterie board was awesome the first 2 visits. Very unhappy with this choice this time. The drinks were wonderful. Really impressed with the quality of the alcohol.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is a Rare Gem. Service was fantastic, the whiskey superb, and the food was phenomenal. Must try!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 25, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    We used to love it here, but they did away with the best wishes warmest regards drink and would not attempt to make it. They also no longer had the deviled eggs. Way overpriced for the drinks we did receive. We were so excited to bring family here and it was so disappointing.
  10. T

    Tammy

    Denver

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience! Was traveling on business and looking for a unique local experience. Our group loved it.
  11. BF

    BruceF

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great, unique venue .. awesome service and the food was excellent. Highly recommend the bone marrow. Tastings through cocktails, all were top notch!
  12. LK

    LawrenceK

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cool place, swanky, historical, different from alot of restaurants
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing staff— Dan is the MAN! Chef Josh was a delight— super appreciate him coming out to speak about his food. Best charcuterie we’ve had, hand down. The tomahawk steak was cooked perfectly. This is truly a hidden gem in the heart of San Antonio. Also— the whiskey and cocktails were PHENOMENAL
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Denver

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wow. Way better than expected. Excellent filet, very good old fashions.
  15. J

    Jimmie3willi

    Oklahoma City

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Whiskey and appetizers were great! Service was very good! Very disappointed in the $135 tomahawk steak! Tasted more like a roast than a steak. We eat a lot of beef and raise our own and steak was not good.
  16. F

    Foodie73

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall4food2service4ambience4
    You definitely go for the ambiance and the drinks. The food is nothing to write home about. I think that's why you can never find a menu online. The apps and food are way over priced. Drinks and service are excellent.
  17. o

    orpheus32

    Houston

    36 reviews

    2.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience3
    The service was terrible and ruined our night. We loved the food and drinks, but we had terrible service. Our appetizer never arrived and then the waiter lied about it. We were never offered the dessert others were offered and the whole place seemed disorganized the entire time.
  18. HU

    HURA

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We went expecting good whiskey and ok food. We left having had great whiskey with amazing food. I was bummed they ran out of the shrimp and grits but was so happy I chose the venison in its place. Wow! The venison with the sweet potato dumplings were so good. The pork rack was described as “a pork chop” but it was so much more…delicious. We had the goat cheese croquettes and the quail lollipops to start us off on the amazing food journey. David was a great waiter! We texted several friends to look for dates to join us to try more whiskey and the other food. We will be back.
  19. M

    Melissa

    San Antonio

    12 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Good service. Crap food.

    The Tasting Room at Maverick WhiskeyResponded on February 12, 2022Good Evening Melissa. I am so disappointed to see this review. We take great pride in our scratch kitchen, and I've had nothing but raves and compliments tonight. I wish you would have asked for me so I could make things right. Our menu changes quite often based on what is fresh and local. We buy only premium Texas beef, and top notch ingredients. I would love the chance to speak with you and apologize in person. Please contact me at mrfey@maverickwhiskey Ken-GM 210-447-7010

  20. VH

    VirginiaH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful evening. Cocktails and food delicious. Definitely going back. Unique place.
  21. A

    Antoinette

    San Antonio

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and food.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Louisville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 16, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Visiting San Antonio for 1st time. Would recommend.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 5, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    Greeting and service was great. Disappointed by food menu - very limited choices. The food we did order was good but everything was a little too salty for me. We had the cheese and charcuterie board which held pickles, pickled zucchini and baby pickles as well as pastrami, Gorgonzola cheese and a whiskey jam. And a few small slices of apple. Overall very salty and not enough other selection on the board to break up the saltiness. We had a ribeye and a NY strip steak , presentation was nice, both cooked to our desired doneness but my was over salted. We also ordered asparagus as a side with also was too salty in my opinion. The only main course options on the menu were steak or venison. There were no pasta, seafood, or vegetarian options which was disappointing, Since the menu online showed scallops as an option. The whiskey flight and drinks we ordered we good. The bartender/ server Tim was excellent! The biggest issue I had was that the female restroom smelled strongly of sewer smell. It was terrible.
  24. BB

    BrigitteB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We visited twice during our 5 day stay...Happy hour and then back for dinner. Cocktails excellent and food fresh and all hand-crafted. They are as new distillery 2019 and striving for continued success. Tim bar manager hard-worker and eager to please..
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Absolutely outstanding food. I never right reviews, ever, but this place should be slammed nightly. Go eat here. We are from out of town and I chose it for my husband for the whiskey experience but the food delivered big time!
  26. J

    Jazzyb721

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We were a little thrown by the tasting room on the first floor, but this actually is a restaurant. The menu rotates and only had red meat and pork on Christmas Eve, but the food was so amazing. We shared the beef shanks and all the sides. A prefect Christmas Eve dinner. Next time I would call beforehand to see what’s on the menu that day.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The drinks and food were great. The menu was very limited but everything we had was delicious. I liked the intimate setting and would definitely consider it for a private event. I will be back!
  28. s

    sadiethompson

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Only a couple choices on the menu. Delicious cocktails and outstanding deviled eggs, which was the only thing we had
  29. KD

    KristinaD

    Cancun

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Truly a special and unique experience! We ended up choosing to sit at the bar and we’re treated so well! The bartender, Todd, I think his name was told so many great stories about the history of the building, the drink called SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, and multiple other interesting factoids about the building and distillery. He served us dinner also. Was a wonderful experience from start to finish! All the whiskeys offered there are made on site and the hybrid one they’ve got is the now my favorite! We even bought a bottle to bring home. Try this place, you won’t regret
  30. TB

    TB12

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Party of 4 stopped in to sample. Ended up eating dinner. Flights were interesting. Brie was incredible. Ate ribeyes and tenderloin that were fantastic. One person “that’s the best ribeye I have ever had!”
  31. K

    Kimberly

    Austin

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was outstanding! Fabulous cocktails. Service was great. Will definitely go back next time we're in the area.
  32. MM

    MikaylaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of my favorite spots in town. I told my dad for the VIP tour and we had the best time! Went back to show some friends this hidden gem and it didn’t disappoint. Already looking forward to my next trip!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was excellent. Casual atmosphere. Will definitely go again.
  34. JR

    JackieR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I went to Maverick Whiskey with no expectations…OpenTable just told us we could get a reservation and we decided to try it…and we were NOT disappointed! The bartender/manager/server/everything-extraordinaire Tim was spot on with drink recommendations and they were all amazing. The food was also fabulous (highly recommend the fried goat cheese, beet salad and pork belly grits…oh and the boozy dessert is also awesome). The chef even came out to say hi. We will definitely be going there again!
  35. JD

    JoanD

    Denver

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 22, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Best hidden gem near San Antonio Riverwalk!
  36. A

    Amelia

    Minneapolis

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2021

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Delicious charcuterie and fun, handcrafted drinks. Wonderful and staff! Small tables, but fairly quiet and amazing food!
  37. AL

    ALVIN

    Anchorage

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A distillery, craft brewery, and restaurant with a refined menu. A special place downtown steps from the Alamo and with the heart of Texas tradition.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2021

    overall1food2service2ambience1
    Ambiance is stale, very brightly lit, and awkwardly quiet without even background music. The waitress pretended they were out of the sirloin to try and upswell us on the $125 bone in steak when we saw the table after us order several. The steaks they did serve us were poor quality and covered in butter.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great place to start the evening…loved our bartender super efficient and friendly .cocktails where great..The owner was hand on as they got busier and that says a lot, fried chicken will make me go back best I have ever tried.
  40. YQ

    YunheQ

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2021

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Great bourbon. Food was a little salty for my taste. Not a lot of options on the menu. We had the charcuterie board which was our favorite thing. Super delicious. Husband had the Kobe burger. Was adequate. I had the fried chicken. Was okay. Not super great but not bad.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Tasting Room at Maverick Whiskey offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (210) 447-7010.

The Tasting Room at Maverick Whiskey is rated 4.2 stars by 114 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    115 Broadway between Travis and Houston

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Wed–Sat 2:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Wed–Fri 2:00 pm–5:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Southern, Distillery

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public valet parking is currently available at the Hilton Garden Inn on Houston Street, and one block away. Parking lot available at the corner of Travis and Broadway, and a parking garage at Houston and Losoya. Downtown parking meters are free after 6pm.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Chef Joshua Albert

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (210) 447-7010

  • Catering

    Plated Dinners, Chef's Buffet, and Family Style Service available for all events. Many bar options available as well.

  • Private party facilities

    Maverick Whiskey is now booking private events for the upcoming season and beyond! With catering options, staffing, equipment and amenities, our team can host any group, from board meetings to wedding receptions, office holiday parties to conventions. Please contact our General Manager at mrfey@maverickwhiskey.com to reserve your date!

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