137 Ludwig Drive
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone: (618) 394-0202
Fax: (618) 394-0328
Bars & Cafes
Porter's Steakhouse makes a very strong statement for all steak lovers out there.The signature Pepperloin- a superbly cooked, wonderfully flavored cut of beef, has been a consistent crowd puller at Porter's. The decor displays sublime traces of modernity and chicness. A unique touch of Porter's is a resident sommelier with a thorough knowledge of wines, who sashays across the floor with a fine array of wines. This steakhouse also provides entertainment and hosts several occasions in their versatile private rooms.
Named after Missouri politician Robert E. Hannegan, the restaurant is modeled after the U.S. Senate Dining Room. In other words, it instantly brings to mind luxury and patriotism. Many of the menu items, dating back over 20 years, are traditional American favorites. The house specialty is a 20-ounce stuffed, double-rib pork chop. A full bar is available. The restaurant will appeal to those who enjoy comfortable booth dining, flag-adorned walls and lively acoustics. Local jazz musicians frequently provide evening entertainment.
Situated at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Cielo has more than just fantastic views of Downtown St. Louis in store for you. From its position on the eighth floor of the hotel, the restaurant and bar naturally affords you views of the Gateway Arch and other attractions, but the menu is incentive enough to draw you in. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, the restaurant has a few specials to offer you as well. There is a USD15 working lunch special, as well as a four-course dinner menu you can pick. The wine list has something to complement any meal you may be having. Bar hours vary; check the website for details.
Located at Hyatt Regency Saint Louis at The Arch, Red Kitchen & Bar is the place to head to for a relaxed Italian meal, with a few drinks thrown in. The menus vary with the season, and the dishes you will be served are concocted from the freshest possible produce. Some of the house specialties you could enjoy are the spaghetti bolognese, roasted organic chicken and butternut squash ravioli. Sandwiches and pizzas are also available. There are daily specials like Martini Mondays and Draft Tuesdays to be enjoyed at the bar. Lunch and dinner times may vary, please check the website for more information.
Many fans of Tony's, indisputably one of the best restaurants in town, are unaware that Tony's fantastic food is available at lunchtime at the adjacent Anthony's Bar. Vince Bommarito owns both, and the food at Anthony's Bar comes from Tony's kitchen. Try the terrific Caesar salad for starters. A different soup is served daily. Make sure to sample the wonderful bread. Sandwiches include burgers, a grilled rib eye and an excellent fish sandwich. Many of Tony's famous pasta dishes are also on the menu.
Enjoy an authentic Italian meal at Gio's Downtown, which also comes with views of some of the city's landmarks like Kiener Plaza, the Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse. Some of the fresh delights you can enjoy are the various brick oven pizzas, baked garlic bread and meatball sliders. The entrée list features tasty treats like the Sicilian style grouper and the country-style pork chop with a honey and balsamic glaze. There are a number of vegetarian and daily specials for you to enjoy, along with a number of wines by the glass or bottle.
Paddy O's offers the ultimate baseball experience in St Louis. Located a stone's throw away from the Busch Stadium, it attracts throngs of Cardinals fans on game nights. They feature six bars and over 40 HD television sets telecasting the game, a dance floor for after-game parties, as well as a rooftop deck in view of the stadium. With an underlying theme of Irish pub meets American baseball culture, this place is always buzzing with high spirits and sporting energy.
With its 37 gigantic LCD TVs, its swanky, yet laid back atmosphere, and its fun and accessible location, Over/Under is where the sports fans need to be when the game is on. The name Over/Under is a betting term that refers to the number of points opposing teams score in a game. Though a friendly wager may be called for during the playoffs, the menu, fun staff, and large projector screen make this sports bar a sure bet.
Get your St. Louis burger fix at Baileys' Range. This popular joint prides themselves on made-from-scratch burgers. Patties are made using grass-fed and ethically-raised meat like beef, pork, bison and duck. Make your choice from inventive renditions of the American staple like jalapeno, espresso and Korean barbecue sauce. Accompany those unpretentious flavors with their signature hand-blended milkshakes and ice-creams.
At the turn of the century, Charles P. Stanley established his eponymous cigar company in St. Louis. Stanley's early experience in the industry and unrivaled tobacco instinct won him high-profile clientele including presidents and foreign ambassadors. Inherited over four generations, the family name lives on today at the charming lounge on Washington Avenue. Plush leather sofas, rustic tables and antique chandeliers are shadowed by an artistic facade to create an old-world ambiance. The cigar cellar boasts leading brands like Ashton, Romeo and Julietta, Te-Amo and Davidoff, and complements some of the finest spirits on offer.
Venture to the side door of the Thaxton building and say the secret password to enter Thaxton Speakeasy. The password isn't exactly secret - it can be found on the website. It give patrons a discount on the cover charge and adds to the 1920s atmosphere. Inside, you'll find a luxurious design featuring art deco elements. It's the perfect complement to the prohibition themed cocktails.
The Dubliner is a authentic Irish gastropub located in downtown St. Louis. It serves authentic Irish food made from the finest of ingredients. You can enjoy your food along with a live performance, or a round of pool. Laugh out loud in the comedy club or groove on the DJ's tunes at their event venue upstairs that also organizes meetings and private parties. Check website or call ahead for more information.