The Top 10 most popular bars in Boerne based on alcohol sales

So far this year, residents and visitors to Boerne have spent more than $3.71 million on alcohol, according to data provided by the state comptroller’s office.

We’ve compiled a list of the 10 most popular bars in the fast-growing town of Hill Country, just 30 miles northwest of San Antonio.

In Boerne, much like San Antonio, the biggest sellers are hotels, like the Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort and the Lodges at Cordillera Ranch Country Club. Combined with the Bevy Hotel and the Joshua Creek Ranch, these establishments sold a total of $1.5 million from January to June.

For this list, the Express-News only highlights the bars and restaurants in Boerne with the best sales in the first six months of the year. July sales figures have not been released.

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Salvador DOBBS has racked up $336,681 in liquor sales so far this year. The popular nightlife spot, which offers live music and craft cocktails in a former toy store, opened in 2018. Salvador DOBBS is next door to Little Gretel Restaurant, a popular eatery serving Czech and German cuisine traditional.

Peggy’s on the Green in Boerne.

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Richter Tavern customers drank $299,666 worth of alcohol this year. The red-brick Richter building features a handful of artsy shops, a wine bar called Richter Cork & Keg, and a split-level bar and grill called Richter Tavern. The Prohibition-era, industrial-themed bar and restaurant serves craft cocktails, craft beer, and wine.

Sauced Wing Bar, a low-key eatery that offers a range of hearty burgers and wings, recorded liquor sales of $254,901, with the most popular liquor being selections from its beer menu.

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Employees of Peggy’s on the Green at The Kendall donated $231,830 in beer, wine and spirits. San Antonio chef Mark Bohanan of Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood opened Peggy’s to honor his mother’s influence on his career. The restaurant offers Southern cuisine for those cravings.

Richter Tavern is a new bar and grill in Boerne.

Richter Tavern is a new bar and grill in Boerne.

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The Creek restaurant, set up like the living room of a 1920s European aristocrat along Cibolo Creek, recorded $190,307 in liquor sales. The wine list has 11 printed pages and the cocktails and spirits list has six more.

O’Brien’s, which offers gourmet-style cuisine on an oak-covered patio, turned in $107,846 in liquor sales this year.

Drink Texas Sports Bar has recorded $102,582 in recorded sales so far this year. The Dog and Pony Grill and Chili’s sold $84,955 and $84,298 respectively in alcohol sales from January to June.

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