Best Outdoor Bars in St. Louis

January 14, 2011 12:00 PM


Outdoor bars are a great way to take in an invigorating outdoor atmosphere while enjoying a delicious meal or refreshing drink. St. Louis has no shortage of outdoor bars with interesting aesthetics and mouthwatering food and drink. The best outdoor bars in St. Louis offer a one-of-a-kind experience you aren’t likely to soon forget.
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Onesto Pizza and Trattoria

5401 Finkman St.
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 802-8883

Onesto Pizza and Trattoria, located in the diverse Princeton Heights neighborhood in St. Louis, is a prime example of a restaurant that embraces its outdoor seating. With delicious food, refreshing drinks, and a lively atmosphere, it’s no wonder Onesto Pizza and Trattoria is one of the best outdoor bars in St. Louis. The giant outdoor seating area boasts plenty of seating along with large umbrellas to shade you from the sun. Check out Onesto’s extensive wine collection, as well as their famous appetizers. Consider starting your meal with the arancini, a fried rice ball filled with ground beef and peas that is sure to please. Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Boathouse Forest Park

6101 Government Dr.
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 367-2224

The Boathouse, located in beautiful and scenic Forest Park in St. Louis, is a prime outdoor restaurant and bar. With large awnings and candlelit tables, it is the ideal spot for a quick lunch, evening snack or late night drink. Enjoy the nearby paddle boats and canoes, as you sip on a cold beverage or munch on a delicious appetizer. Try one of Boathouse’s specialty drinks; their Coconut Rum Sangria is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub and Garden

1200 Russell Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 776-8309

With one of the largest beer gardens in the St. Louis area, it’s no wonder that McGurk’s Irish Pub and Garden is as popular as it is. Relax on one of the patio chairs while you sip a cool beverage and enjoy the live music and entertainment. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. to 12 a.m.

By Stephanie Shepard

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