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Top Sports Bars In St. Louis

August 28, 2014 7:00 AM

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St. Louis is known for the city’s amazing sports fans who love to root for and cheer on their favorite team. There is no need to fight the crowd in the stadium when you can enjoy watching sports for free among friends. Sit back and enjoy the action of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball, Rams football, Blues hockey, March Madness, golf, swimming or the World Cup on large televisions while you satisfy your appetite with some great food. Watch your favorite sports at these top area sports bars.
The Post Sports Bar & Grill
7372 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63143
(314) 645-1109
www.thepostsportsbar.com

Though the St. Louis area has a sports page found in the popular Post Dispatch newspaper, this bar and grill has nothing to do with the black and white print. The founder of the place is so fond of leisure that he invented a name for his most relaxing poses – he calls them “posts” or “posting.” Incorporate this posting form of relaxation with everyone’s favorite sports and some great food and beverages, and you’ve got a place to visit that feels as if you never left your comfortable living room. Enjoy the myriad of large televisions that are bound to be broadcasting your favorite sports team.

Friendly’s Sports Bar & Grill
3503 Roger Place
St. Louis, MO 63116
(314) 771-2040
www.friendlyssportsbar.com

Step into the atmosphere of a true corner neighborhood tavern without missing your favorite sports teams on the field. The food is amazingly delicious, like many come to expect from a corner pub. Sit back and take in one entire wall dedicated to display more than 40 large televisions. If the weather is nice, take a break outside with playing your hand at a game of washers, or kick back with a friendly game of air hockey among friends.

The Over/Under Sports Bar
911 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 621-8881
www.overunderstl.com

This Washington Loft District meeting place is neither over nor under anything. The name refers to a friendly wager placed on points scored during a game. One thing you can bet will always be a delight is the way you will catch the plays from every angle inside this meeting spot that touts 37 large TVs and some great food and drink. Get even closer to the action if you need a ride to a local game. This place offers free shuttle service to and from all home Cardinals, Blues hockey or St. Louis University SLU basketball games.

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Lester’s Restaurant
4651 Maryland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 932-6040
www.lestersrestaurant.com

Don’t choose between great food and atmosphere or the best place to watch all of the important plays of the game. This Central West End eatery puts both food and sports at the top of priorities to create an amazingly satisfying atmosphere for both the super sports fan and your spouse or friends who just want a good meal. This is a place you will even feel comfortable bringing the kids to. Catch all of the sports action on an HDTV that is within every sight line no matter if you choose to sit inside or on the breathtaking outside roof patio.

Sports Café
3579 Pennridge Drive
St. Louis, MO 63044
(314) 298-1631
www.sportscafe.biz

With the word “sports” in the name, you know you can count on being able to see your favorite team while you relax in between plays with some delicious food. Watch one, or a glimpse of all 26 high-definition screens. Don’t miss a replay, close-up or a single moment of action. Take a break to try your hand at a live game of horseshoes, one of two pool tables, video games or play your favorite tune on the jukebox.

Related: Top Bars For Foodies In St. Louis

Tere Scott is a freelance writer and author of e-books and two educational blogs. She loves to research information to share. She currently resides in St. Louis. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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