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San Antonio Local Love List | November Edition

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Welcome, November! We’re ready and prepared for whatever this Holiday Season brings. Below is our San Antonio Local Love List | November Edition. You can find spots to shop for X-Mas presents. Learn about cool event Must-Haves. Relax from the hustle and bustle the holiday brings with some yummy eats and sooo much more!

We hope that some of our November favorites make it onto your “experience it” list! Supporting local is just ONE of our fave things about living in San Antonio. Can you think of a business that should be featured? Tell us via Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook!

Reminder: Due to COVID-19, we understand there’s not much going on in our city. But don’t worry, there is still plenty of Stuff to Do in San Antonio that can be done while social distancing. Be sure to double-check for any updates on these coffee spots before making plans to head out.

Looking for a coffee shop to get some work done? Need a space to cram for that exam? Or you might want to enjoy a hot cup of coffee and read your book? Amaretti Coffee is that place for you. The location is perfect and blocks away from the Pearl Brewery. Grab a cup of their house-made Masala Chi, which is made with authentic Indian species. A delicious Protein Box that has pita and hummus and enjoy a Texas-style fall walk to the Pearl.

Bonus Tip: Amaretti Coffee is hosting Thursday Trivia Night! If you think you got what it takes, join in on the fun for a chance to win sweet prizes. It’s also BYOB if you’re 21+ with a $5 charge if your team is drinking. See you there because we’re on our way for some yummy Jeera Biscuits.

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📍1800 Broadway Unit #1131, San Antonio, TX 78215

Calling all Cookie Monsters! Did someone say warm cookie delivery? Cookie Cab is changing the game by delivering warm cookies to your doorstep. Perfect those lazy days, unexpected office parties, and all the Thanksgiving festivities. The Snickerdoodle and Peanut Butter cookies are #chefskiss! Which will be your favorite?

Pro Tip: Ran out of milk or need a coffee to wash down the chewy goodness? Don’t forget to add them to your order.

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📍1832 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

The go-to Instagrammable spot to grab food, drinks, and have a good time. El Camino food truck park is located in the heart of San Antonio’s downtown. It’s less than 2 miles away from Hemisfair Park, Rivercenter Mall, and The Pearl Brewery. Perfect for when you’re out and about enjoying Free Things to Do in San Antonio but need some fuel afterward. El Camino is home to some amazing food trucks. There’s @elremdio_sa known for their birria pizzas, @aromasatx, and @doughboysa.

Bonus Tip: This spot is dog-friendly and kid-friendly until 10pm. Check out our dog-friendly and kid-friendly blogs to keep the fun going. BRB, we’re on our way to enjoy a Lucky Charm.

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📍1009 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78215

If you’re in the market for local X-mas shopping, head on over to Mystique Moon.  This place is all about the good vibes. They specialize in crystals which will help with balance, self-love, and even anxiety. You can also find Gems, amazing Jewelry, Candles, Bath Bombs, and so much more. If you’re looking to wow that special someone with a unique gift, this is the place to visit.

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📍 7543 Grissom Rd #106, San Antonio, TX 78250

Tis this season and we’re so excited to start Christmas Tree shopping. Murphy’s Christmas Tree Lot & Pumpkin Patch is perfect if you’re into that fresh pine scent. At Murphy’s, they offer Noble firs, Douglas firs, Evergreen, and so many more types of trees to pick from. The sizes vary but will find one perfect for your home.

Bonus Tip: Pick up a few pumpkins for those homemade pumpkin pies. You will impress and blow everyone’s minds after dinner with this recipe.

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📍 2351 Goliad Rd, San Antonio, TX 78223

Beep beep! Here comes the party on wheels! 

November means the start of the holiday celebrations. Corporate parties, fall weddings, and Thanksgiving parties. You name it and Tap Truck San Antonio will be there! They provide all of your favorite cocktails, beers, and wines in the gorgeous vintage truck. Plus! The yellow tap truck offers 5 taps, which means you can mix and match beverages.

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Too busy holiday shopping and no time to cook dinner? Need to add some flavor to date night? Kids being extra good and need a treat? How about some Tank’s Pizza? Enjoy some lemon pepper wings, meatball sliders, and a specialty pizza. You won’t regret your choice of supporting a local black-owned business! Take it from us, the flavors are amazing!

Pro Tip: Leave room for some sweet Zeppos topped with cinnamon. They’re basically the cherry on top!

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📍 902 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78202

Open all year round, rain or shine, the Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre in New Braunfels is perfect for a movie under the stars. The weather in November makes the 50’s Drive-In style theater extra special.

You can watch newly featured films and certain favorites depending on the season. It’s pet-friendly, has a fun kids playground, and has a cute 50’s Cafe!

Food and Drinks:

  • 50’s Cafe
    • Popcorn
    • Grilled Cheese 
    • Soda Pop, Milk Shakes
    • Candies
    • View full menu HERE.
  • Or you can pack your own snacks, perfect for a great picnic and yummy charcuterie board.

 

Don’t forget to arrive early for good parking and have time to grab some yummy snacks. Keep in mind that you’re able to bring lawn chairs and blankets to have your comfy setup. Plus, the film will be broadcast through an FM transmitter radio. Packing a Bluetooth speaker will definitely come in handy!

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📍 1178 Kroesche Ln, New Braunfels, TX 78130

❤️ Much More to Love in San Antonio ❤️

Don’t forget to save or bookmark this guide! You’ll want to check back when you need to experience the San Antonio Local Love List | November Edition.

We know not everyone is ready to be out and about just yet, and we encourage you to do what is best for yourself and your family during this time.  

If you’re looking for more events and things to do in San Antonio check out the UNATION website or the UNATION app!  There is something there for everyone!  If you want to follow the Stuff to Do in San Antonio gals’ adventures be sure to follow us on InstagramTikTok, and Facebook!

Planning a trip or a fun-filled day in San Antonio?  Check out our Pinterest page for great ideas and planning tips!
Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagram and Facebook.

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