September 01, 2017

14 Awesome Outdoor Bars and Biergartens in St. Louis

What's better than a cold drink on a patio? A cold drink on a patio with its very own bar -- meaning you don't even have to step inside or track down a server to order another round. St. Louis has numerous restaurants and bars that provide just that, taking drinking al fresco to a whole new level. From rooftop bars to Soulard standbys, here are the outdoor bars and biergartens everyone should experience.

What's better than a cold drink on a patio? A cold drink on a patio with its very own bar -- meaning you don't even have to step inside or track down a server to order another round. St. Louis has numerous restaurants and bars that provide just that, taking drinking al fresco to a whole new level. From rooftop bars to Soulard standbys, here are the outdoor bars and biergartens everyone should experience.

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Molly's in Soulard
816 Geyer Ave. 
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 241-6200
A great destination for lunch, a night out or brunch (or all three — we won’t judge), Molly’s has an outside bar and plenty of tables for you to sit and enjoy the Creole-inspired menu on its massive patio. Not hungry? Molly's also offers a bustling party scene. Photo by Micah Usher for Molly's in Soulard.
Molly's in Soulard
816 Geyer Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 241-6200

A great destination for lunch, a night out or brunch (or all three — we won’t judge), Molly’s has an outside bar and plenty of tables for you to sit and enjoy the Creole-inspired menu on its massive patio. Not hungry? Molly's also offers a bustling party scene. Photo by Micah Usher for Molly's in Soulard.
Scape
48 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-7227
Tucked behind one of the Central West End's favorite restaurants is one of the most beautiful courtyards in the city. Scape's patio is hidden from street view and surrounded by ivy-covered walls, making every dining experience feel like a special occasion. Even better? The courtyard has a big bar of its own ready to serve you. Prepare yourself by taking a look at Scape's extensive wine list. Photo by Elizabeth Semko.
Scape
48 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-7227

Tucked behind one of the Central West End's favorite restaurants is one of the most beautiful courtyards in the city. Scape's patio is hidden from street view and surrounded by ivy-covered walls, making every dining experience feel like a special occasion. Even better? The courtyard has a big bar of its own ready to serve you. Prepare yourself by taking a look at Scape's extensive wine list. Photo by Elizabeth Semko.
Favazza's
5201 Southwest Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 772-4454
This family-owned restaurant on the Hill has been serving its Italian cuisine since 1978. The restaurant has an open-air patio as well as a covered portion with a bar and fireplace. If you have a special occasion coming up, you can also reserve it for private parties. Photo courtesy of Favazza’s.
Favazza's
5201 Southwest Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 772-4454

This family-owned restaurant on the Hill has been serving its Italian cuisine since 1978. The restaurant has an open-air patio as well as a covered portion with a bar and fireplace. If you have a special occasion coming up, you can also reserve it for private parties. Photo courtesy of Favazza’s.
Bar Italia
13 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-7010
The beautiful patio at Bar Italia is a favorite, perfectly positioned for watching the Central West End street parade. The outdoor bar, European-inspired drinks and excellent Italian food make it the perfect spot for evening. Photo courtesy of Instagram / _whatitis_.
Bar Italia
13 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-7010

The beautiful patio at Bar Italia is a favorite, perfectly positioned for watching the Central West End street parade. The outdoor bar, European-inspired drinks and excellent Italian food make it the perfect spot for evening. Photo courtesy of Instagram / _whatitis_.
Atomic Cowboy
4140 Manchester Ave. 
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 775-0775
Located in the Grove, Atomic Cowboy is a staple in the St. Louis nightlife scene. Anticipate a large outdoor patio, a firepit and bars both inside and outside in addition to a menu of Mexican cuisine-meets-barbecue items. If you just can't get enough, stop by for Sunday brunch, too. Photo courtesy of Yelp / Karen G.
Atomic Cowboy
4140 Manchester Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 775-0775

Located in the Grove, Atomic Cowboy is a staple in the St. Louis nightlife scene. Anticipate a large outdoor patio, a firepit and bars both inside and outside in addition to a menu of Mexican cuisine-meets-barbecue items. If you just can't get enough, stop by for Sunday brunch, too. Photo courtesy of Yelp / Karen G.
Tin Roof
1000 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 240-5400
Tin Roof, a Nashville-based bar and restaurant, opened a location in downtown St. Louis in June 2017. You can expect Southern-inspired food, live music and a great patio, complete with an outdoor bar. It's a party atmosphere you won't want to miss. Photo by Sarah Fenske.
Tin Roof
1000 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 240-5400

Tin Roof, a Nashville-based bar and restaurant, opened a location in downtown St. Louis in June 2017. You can expect Southern-inspired food, live music and a great patio, complete with an outdoor bar. It's a party atmosphere you won't want to miss. Photo by Sarah Fenske.
Three Sixty
1 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 241-8439
Three Sixty is the master of drinks with a view. Situated at the top of the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Three Sixty boasts a fabulous view of the Arch, Busch Stadium and the sprawling city. The patio has its own illuminated bar, complete with its own funky take on a fire pit. Talk about drinking in style. Photo by Debbie Frank.
Three Sixty
1 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 241-8439

Three Sixty is the master of drinks with a view. Situated at the top of the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, Three Sixty boasts a fabulous view of the Arch, Busch Stadium and the sprawling city. The patio has its own illuminated bar, complete with its own funky take on a fire pit. Talk about drinking in style. Photo by Debbie Frank.
Urban Chestnut
3229 Washington Ave. 
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 222-0143
Urban Chestnut, one of St. Louis' favorite local breweries, has a fantastic biergarten at its Midtown location. Awesome beer and a menu of snacks and sandwiches, combined with a great atmosphere, make this outdoor bar the perfect place to spend an afternoon or evening. Photo courtesy of Instagram / mikehoncho1124.
Urban Chestnut
3229 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 222-0143

Urban Chestnut, one of St. Louis' favorite local breweries, has a fantastic biergarten at its Midtown location. Awesome beer and a menu of snacks and sandwiches, combined with a great atmosphere, make this outdoor bar the perfect place to spend an afternoon or evening. Photo courtesy of Instagram / mikehoncho1124.
Southtown Pub
3707 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 832-9009
A south city staple for more than twenty years, Southtown Pub is home to great barbecue, plenty of regulars, and a spacious patio. Features include a full bar, 60-inch TV, seating for meals and three reservable, shaded cabanas with couches and TVs. Top that off with free shuttle service to and from Cardinals and Blues games, and sports fans are set. Photo courtesy of Southtown Pub.
Southtown Pub
3707 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 832-9009

A south city staple for more than twenty years, Southtown Pub is home to great barbecue, plenty of regulars, and a spacious patio. Features include a full bar, 60-inch TV, seating for meals and three reservable, shaded cabanas with couches and TVs. Top that off with free shuttle service to and from Cardinals and Blues games, and sports fans are set. Photo courtesy of Southtown Pub.
Eclipse
6177 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 726-2222
Located atop the Moonrise Hotel, this quirky-cool rooftop bar plays host to everyone from students to socialites to the occasional Pageant headliner. Technically, the two different bars at Eclipse are sheltered, but they lead straight out to the patio that overlooks the Delmar Loop. Grab a drink and one of the patio's funky chairs and stay a while. Photo by Kaitlin Steinberg.
Eclipse
6177 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 726-2222

Located atop the Moonrise Hotel, this quirky-cool rooftop bar plays host to everyone from students to socialites to the occasional Pageant headliner. Technically, the two different bars at Eclipse are sheltered, but they lead straight out to the patio that overlooks the Delmar Loop. Grab a drink and one of the patio's funky chairs and stay a while. Photo by Kaitlin Steinberg.