Top BYOB Restaurants In St. Louis

May 28, 2014 7:00 AM

Maybe you’re celebrating a special birthday and want to share a vintage wine from the year you were born, or it’s raining and you want to move your picnic indoors or maybe the restaurant doesn’t serve alcohol but allows you to bring your own beverage. Whatever the reason, those wanting to soak up the atmosphere of a favorite eatery while also enjoying their favorite beverage need to look for a restaurant where they can kick back and enjoy their own drinks. Local restaurants that allow patrons to bring their own beverage, also known as BYOB, are top picks even though some charge a corkage fee. Visit one of these top BYOB restaurants in the St. Louis area.

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Salume Beddu
3467 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-3500

Settle in to enjoy a family-owned artisan restaurant that allows patrons to enjoy all of the comforts of home with unique food and an artistic surrounding. Whether you enjoy a bacon-wrapped hot dog, roasted vegetables and fresh mozzarella sandwich or a beast of a fresh sausage sandwich, you’ll want to have your favorite beverage waiting to wash it all down. During lunchtime service, you are allowed to bring your own beverage. The restaurant severs have even been known to offer their own corkscrews for use.

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Vernon’s BBQ & Catering
67070 Vernon Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 726-1227

It won’t take long after savoring the incredibly juicy BBQ, pulled pork and sauces that you will be wanting to quench your thirst with your favorite drink. This place has you covered with a not-so-publicized BYOB policy. Though the restaurant does offer fountain and bottled options, the owner allows patrons to bring in whatever beverage floats their boat. Bring your own beverage to help wash down the mouth-watering meat and delicious sauces before filling your mouth with more delicious BBQ.

Related: Top Places For Pulled Pork In St. Louis

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Fork & Stix
549 Rosedale Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 863-5572

Savor red or green curry chicken, pork or veggies, naam bread or dumplings. Everything on the menu, from appetizers to entrées, will completely satisfy the taste buds. The restaurant is an expert in preparing and serving Thai food delicacies. Fork & Stix focuses on food preparation of dishes that melt in your mouth and does not have a liquor license, so it does allow BYOB. Sip on a Thai iced tea, coconut or mango juice and then top it all off with a beverage you brought along to enjoy.

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The Kitchen Sink
255 Union Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 454-1551

Surround yourself with friends and enjoy some pleasant conversation over some incredible food. Kick back at this family-owned restaurant that offers everything on the menu but the kitchen sink. From a “Peter Pan” peanut butter sandwich to a taste of jambalaya, your mouth will come alive with flavor. Bring your own beverage to wash down the spicy Creole food.

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Hiro Asian Kitchen
1405 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-4476

Sit back and take in the ambiance of an upscale, yet comfortable Asian restaurant. Select from a modern version of Chinese, Japanese, Taiwanese, Thai, Malaysian, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Indonesian and all of Southeast Asian cuisine. The restaurant offers wine and other drinks from the bar, but still allows you to bring your own beverage for a $10 corkage fee. Come back to enjoy a delectable brunch every Sunday.

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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

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