Just a stone's throw from the heart of Downtown San Antonio; Alida offers a genuinely welcoming lounge environment with delicious scratch-made hot and cold sandwiches, fresh baked goods, fresh salads, herbal teas, some of San Antonio's best soups (Yelp.com 2018), Element kombucha products, Coke products, fresh ground and fresh brewed coffee, Southside Craft Soda TexaCola, St. Arnold's Old Fashioned Root Beer, an excellent selection of local, regional, state, national, and international beers, hard ciders, hard seltzers, and a carefully curated wine selection.

Come in to catch up on some work, catch up with friends, play a board game, knock out that midterm paper, use as collaborative workspace, thumb through social media, conduct an interview in an unique setting, watch an endless loop of satisfying video clips on our 8' screen, join us for movie or anime nights, attend or host a workshop, draw pictures on our giant chalkboard, or just sit and stare out of the windows in peace!

Family-friendly and situated in a unique and very flexible and turn-of-the-century space, Alida is also the ideal space to host your next private get-together. We offer great hourly rates for birthdays, art galleries, photo shoots, business meetings, family reunions, movie screenings, fund raisers, watch parties, graduation parties, and many more!

Don't forget, Alida also caters! Check out our catering menu and feed your guests from our selection of yummy sandwiches, delicious soups, or fresh salads!


  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Happy Hour Specials

  • Import, Domestic, and Craft Beer

  • Wine, Hard Ciders, and Hard Seltzers

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Cyclist Friendly

  • Catering

  • Delivery through DoorDash, UberEats, and GrubHub

  • Call Ahead Ordering

  • Delivery through Grubhub, Door Dash, and Uber Eats

  • Free Parking

  • Discounts program for First Responders, Military, UTSA students and faculty, municipal/city employees, and Alida Neighbors!

  • Family Friendly (Kid's play area)

  • Vegetarian and Vegan Options

  • Outdoor Patio Area (coming soon!)

  • Private Mezzanine-Level Seating

  • Available for Private Bookings

  • Collaborative Work Space Specials


527 El Paso St. San Antonio, Texas

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