One of the best things about living in an area with so many military bases and stations is that the whole city is extremely military friendly. There are programs for military spouses and children, events honoring military members, and all kinds of discounts and deals that service men and women can enjoy year round.

For the military couple, these discounts and deals can be a huge help. For one, they save the family money – even places like Schlitterbahn and Fiesta Texas offer deep discounts on entry fees!

On top of this, they also offer couples a great way to get away – to enjoy a romantic, fun date in the city without ever breaking the bank.

Are you and your military spouse looking for to plan a date night away from the kids? Don’t want to empty your pocketbooks doing so? Here are just a few of the amazing spots that offer discounts for families like yours:

Ajuua – A top-rated Mexican food joint on Huebner Road in San Antonio, Ajuua offers the perfect date night pot. With fajitas, tacos, enchiladas and even an all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch, it’s a great place to get good food at an even better price. Military members get 15 percent off their ticket, as long as they show a valid military ID.

Grayze – With stellar food, a great atmosphere and expert service, you won’t find a better date place than Grayze. Share a plate of calamari, chow down on the soup du jour, or give the menu’s Porkchop Redemption a whirl. Either way, you’ll get 15 percent off if you’re in uniform or have your ID. They even have regular wine dinners, which offer a 4-course meal, complete with expert wine pairings.

Chris Madrid’s – Known for its delicious gourmet burgers, Chris Madrid’s is a place that will fill you up without running up the bill. It also offers killer nachos and chalupas, as well as a 15 percent discount on food and drink (not alcohol.) Just show your military ID.

J Prime Steakhouse – What’s better for a date night than a steakhouse? With expert cuts of meat and delicious sides like au gratin potatoes, you can’t go wrong with J Prime’s. The best part? As a military member you get to finish off your meal with dessert … absolutely FREE!

Ed’s Smok-n-q– Craving some good old barbeque? Then try Ed’s Smok-n-q. Grab a BBQ plate, a sandwich, some ribs or even order BBQ by the pound and take the leftovers home to the kiddos. Ed’s offers 10 percent off for military members with a valid ID.

Josephine St. – A quaint steakhouse that’s been around more than 35 years, this little joint offers time-tested fare that can’t go wrong. They even offer fresh seafood and have a 4 star rating on Yelp! Josephine’s also offers one of the biggest military discounts around: 25 percent off if you’re in uniform.

Houston St. Bistro – Delicious Italian fare and a full list of wines make this spot one of the best around for a date night. Try the chicken mama mia, the homemade meatloaf of the penne alla vodka. No matter what you choose, you’ll get 10 percent off your entire check.

Hard Rock Café – Want a date with a fun atmosphere? Head to the Hard Rock Café San Antonio, where you can get 20 percent off food, drink and merchandise. The restaurant offers all-American fare and is located on the Riverwalk, so there’s plenty to do and see in the area.

The Lion and Rose – Simply looking to grab a drink or small appetizer to start off or end your date? The Lion and Rose pubs all offer 10 percent off for all military members with an ID.

Jamaica Jamaica – Feeling a little adventurous? Head on over to Jamaica Jamaica for some authentic Caribbean food, like jerk chicken and ox tail. Military members get 10 percent off their meal with an ID.

La Margarita Restaurant and Oyster Bar – They say oysters are an aphrodisiac, so why not work some into your date night meal? They’re one of La Margarita’s specialties, and as a military member, you’ll get 15 percent off!

These are just a few of the many, many restaurants and establishments that offer discounts for military members and their families. Want more info on the San Antonio area? Need help finding a home for your upcoming PCS to the city? Contact The Claus Team today. We’re here to help.

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