1400 S. Fifth Street
Saint Charles, MO 63301
Phone: (636) 949-0694
Fax: (636) 949-0697
Given the wood-plank floors and the large model train that circles the bar, customers here might really think that they are revisiting the Old West. The antiques scattered throughout the dining room date back to the late 1800s; even the booths are antiques. If the thought of Bison Tongue does not set your mouth to watering, you might just stick with a regular hamburger. Guests regularly order the bison and ostrich specialties, but the menu has something to appeal to everyone. Try the two-inch thick Trainwreck Chop, a Caesar salad, a glass of beer or wine and one of the house desserts,may be a mousse!
Westport Plaza is a great place to hang out, meet friends, eat, drink, and hear great live music. Backstreet Jazz and Blues is one of the top spots in the city to hear premier jazz and blues bands and share music with others. Jam sessions and karaoke are held on certain nights of the week and all are welcome to participate. Cocktails and drink specials are available for those 21 and above, and admission is incredibly affordable. Entry is free if you're carrying a ticket from the Funny Bone, a neighboring comedy club. The atmosphere is fun, flirty, and casual, but always be prepared for the unexpected. Many a local celebrity has been made at this live music venue and the next happening blues trombonist could be sitting at the bar.
The incarnation of the artistic eatery, Peppertini's is rising in popularity with its modern twist on the classic piano bar montage. Artists and diners alike can gain inspiration in the beautiful, laid-back atmosphere. This resto-bar hosts top local musicians 5 nights a week. The owner, Matt Jones, a unique and successful portrait artist of his own right, enjoys coming out and mingling with the guests, making sure everyone has a good time. The food, like the music, is exquisite, with a signature martini (the Peppertini) that will leave you speechless. - Cathryn D. Blue
Known as the hottest nightspots of the city, Lobby Lounge in the Ritz Carlton Hotel is the place to be for a romantic night out. It has food selections, a Sushi Bar, and also live music. With afternoon tea served on the weekends, it reminds you of an elegant era gone by. A specially created menu to warm you up, try the Lump Crab Meat and Spinach Dip or the Toasted Pita, Tortilla Shards offered with crisp Breads. It also offers a great wine list with different martinis. One can enjoy live music, in one of the cozy couches or lounge chairs.
Since 1976, this upbeat restaurant has catered to a varied clientele ranging from business travelers to families in search of a relaxed, fun dining atmosphere. There is much to enjoy here beyond the great cuisine. You can wind down while playing pool, pinball or video games, watch television in the game room, or listen to live music six nights a week. Try the delicious Chicken Breast Parmigiano, breaded and covered with red sauce, mozzarella and provolone cheese cooked to a golden brown. The menu also features pizza, pastas and numerous artery fillers like potato skins and chicken wings.
Located in University City within minutes of many hotels and attractions, this restaurant/cafe/market offers an eclectic menu. Choose from more than 300 labels of fine wine or 45-plus labels of beer and taste one of the many tempting desserts. Live music is featured nightly and twice on Sunday. The menu features numerous soups and salads along with creative entrees like Pasta del Mar, which consists of angel hair pasta covered with shrimp, crab meat, scallops and tuna, all in a light cream sauce.
The Red Sea is a fun place to go for live music, belly dancing and eating with your hands. It is the only place in St. Louis to features regular belly dancing. It serves its dishes in the Ethiopian tradition, without utensils, patrons use injira (flat bread) to rake up the meat and vegetables and mop the juices of the stews. The specialty here is lamb stew, but there are also many vegetarian entrées. For the adventurous, Monday is jam session night.
Voted best nightclub, bar, hangout, restaurant...you name it: Blueberry Hill is the place to go for great food and live bands. Whether it is a local band or a national touring act, this establishment has the best in blues, reggae and rock 'n' roll. The menu contains an array of heart clogging selections like chili fries and hamburgers, but you will also find numerous veggie offerings and specials like Trout Almondine and jerk chicken. Sandwiches and breakfast grub are also available.
This Rock Hill location opened on July 2, 1982 and is the oldest tavern in the area. Housed in an old 1800s mansion, this tavern/bar/restaurant caters to customers ranging from the average Joe to the elite business professional. A historical, fun atmosphere is present in every corner, from the tables to the real caboose bar outisde on the patio. While dining outside, eat in the gazebo or at one of the redwood-stained picnic tables. If the thought of Bison Tongue doesn't set your mouth watering, you might just stick with a regular hamburger. This is a must-see place, and the food is pretty grand, too!
The Pageant, a concert venue featuring an eclectic mix of live music, has showcased artists such as Gomez, The Thrills and Lucinda Williams. This space is intimate, ensuring a unique concert experience shared between audience and performer. The open floor is perfect for grooving to the music but there is also a balcony with seats for guests that are looking to get a clearer view in a more relaxed setting.
At first glance, downtown Maplewood doesn't look like party central, but upon more critical inspection, great entertainment ensues. Beginning in New York among teenage Cubans and Puerto Ricans, Boogaloo mixes refined Caribbean cuisine, a Latin inspired motif, and of course, music. The Roasted Pig buffet on Thursdays is a main attraction for Boogaloo fans. If planning to indulge in festive libations, watch your seat because you may loose your smooth while gallivanting at the bar. The swinging bar seats suspended from the ceiling offer tons of giggles for the bar staff after hours. With a bubbly staff and a classy menu that's always changing, this little spot is a must see.
Schlafly Bottleworks is St. Louis's first new production brewery since the end of Prohibition. At this brew-pub, they bottle great beer and serve scrumptious all-American gourmet food for all to enjoy. You can also tour the brewery, see live blues and rock bands almost any day of the week, or just sit down for chat over a beer.