San Antonio restaurants offering ‘Barbie’-themed goodies ahead of movie premiere

The film hits theaters Friday, July 21

San Antonio restaurants are offering Barbie-themed goodies ahead of the film's premiere. (On right) Barbie-themed cocktail from The Box Street Social. (Getty Images/Box Street Social)

SAN ANTONIO – Many restaurants in the San Antonio area are “Barbie”-ready just in time for the movie’s premiere.

The film hits theaters on July 21 and has sparked lots of excitement over the last few months.

Margot Robbie will star as Barbie, Ryan Gosling will play Ken, and many more well-known celebrities will appear, including Will Ferrell, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera, Issa Rae, Michael Cera, Dua Lipa, and many others.

To get in on the fun before the film’s opening day, many area restaurants are debuting Barbie-themed meals and treats.

Southbound Coffee

Come see the barista Barbies and snag a pink drink at Southbound Coffee in Southtown!

The coffee shop launched a special pink drink menu all weekend long in honor of the “Barbie” movie!

La Panadería Bakery Café

La Panadería Bakery Café is offering pink conchas for the entire month of July in Barbie’s honor!

To see their menu and their prices, visit the cafe’s website here.

Voodoo Doughnut

On Friday, July 21, Voodoo Doughnut is going all out with a signature pink donut, in honor of the “Barbie” movie premiere.

“When in doubt, choose pink! Who’s with us?” the doughnut shop said on social media.

And if you visit Voodoo while wearing pink, you’ll get a free pink sprinkle cake doughnut!

Max and Louie’s New York Diner

If you’re looking for a Barbie-themed cocktail before seeing the film, Max and Louie’s New York Diner has got you covered.

The restaurant is offering a “Barbie 75 cocktail” for a limited time. Learn more here.

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

Even San Antonio’s staple BBQ joint, Bill Miller, is on the Barbie bandwagon.

The restaurant took to social media on Thursday, saying “I’m a Barbe-cue girl!” with an image of a pink restaurant sign.

We’re not sure if any signature menu items will be in honor of Barbie just yet, but stay tuned.

I’m a Barbe-cue girl! 💁‍♀️

Posted by Bill Miller Bar-B-Q on Thursday, July 20, 2023

The Box Street Social

A well-known brunch spot at Hemisfair is offering “Barbie”-themed cocktail all month long.

The Box Street Social has a “Barbie Beach Club” drink available for Barbie fans, which is made of vodka, orange liquer, watermelon, cucumber and lime.

Cold Stone Creamery

If you’re looking for something sweet, check out the “All That Glitters Is Pink” creation at Cold Stone Creamery.

The Barbie-themed ice cream treat includes pink cotton candy-flavored ice cream with graham cracker pie crust, “dance party” sprinkles and whipped topping, according to the ice cream shop.

We’ll add more updates to this story as they become available.

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