THREE STAR BAR – A NEW BAR BY JERET PEÑA, CHEF JOSH CALDERON AND ROB GOURLAY – HAD ITS GRAND OPENING ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
Three Star Bar, a new bar by Boulevardier Group Owner Jeret Peña, Chef Josh Calderon and notable San Antonio bartender Rob Gourlay, is set to have its public opening this Friday, October 8, 2021. The new 7,000 square foot space will feature comfort food in addition to boasting a full bar with a focus on high quality handcrafted cocktails. Three Star Bar will seat approximately 140 people and will be located at 521 E Grayson St. in San Antonio, across from Hello Paradise and in the Government Hill district.
Food and Drink
Three Star Bar will have a welcoming atmosphere with nods to vintage food and drink memorabilia. The food menu will offer appetizers like whiskey and maple glazed meatballs, deviled eggs, burrata, and borracho bean hummus, while the main entrees include a variety of fresh sandwiches filled with cured meats, meatballs, fried mortadella and more, as well as a selection of homemade burgers. The bar menu will offer a variety of spirits and include handcrafted cocktails such as the 3-Star Gin & Tonic, Pimm’s Cup, Cuba Libre, Chilton and more as well as a selection of local brews, wines and more.
“We’re really excited to open Three Star Bar,” said Co-Owner Jeret Peña. “It’s a really casual concept that doesn’t sacrifice quality. The food and beverage menus are relaxed, but still use high-end ingredients.”
Three Star Bar is the latest bar concept by Jeret Peña, who owns the Boulevardier Group, Hello Paradise and is involved in the cocktail programs at Esquire Tavern and Hugman’s Oasis. Peña is the co-owner and beverage director at Three Star Bar, while co-owner Rob Gourlay serves as general manager and Josh Calderon takes the helm of the kitchen as the chef/culinary director and co-owner.
Chef Calderon previously ran the kitchen at Cookhouse as Executive Chef and managed Bud’s Southern Rotisserie in San Antonio after moving back to the city from California, where he served as the Executive Chef for the Belcampo Group. Calderon received his certification at The Culinary Institute of America San Antonio campus and later earned his associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from The Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park campus in New York.
Hours of operation for Three Star Bar will be Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. (noon) to 2 a.m. For more information, visit Three Star Bar’s website at okayestbar.com and follow the Instagram account at @threestarbar.
About Three Star Bar
Three Star Bar is a craft cocktail and comfort food bar in San Antonio, TX, by cocktail enthusiast and Boulevardier Group Owner Jeret Peña, Chef Josh Calderon and General Manager Rob Gourlay. The bar is located just north of downtown San Antonio and offers casual dining with comfort food in addition to boasting a full bar with handcrafted cocktails and selection of beer and wines.