The Seven Best Bars for Food

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       Taste's cocktails are matched only by their small plates. | Zach Garrison

Taste
(4584 Laclede Avenue; 314-361-1200)

Bar food can be fancy -- case in point: Taste. The ever-changing drink menu is one of the most impressive you'll ever stumble upon. Your best bet is to tell the expert mixologist what you prefer. You'll soon be enjoying your new favorite drink. But don't forget Taste's excellent collection of snacks (bacon-fat cornbread) and small plates (barbecued lamb). The cozy setting is both intimate and relaxing -- the perfect spot for a date or to just drink the night away.

Atomic Cowboy
(4140 Manchester Avenue; 314-775-0775)

If one spot captures the diverse and energetic vibe of the Grove, it's Atomic Cowboy, the perfect combination of restaurant, bar, club and music venue. The bar offers housemade vodka infusions, along with a full compliment of beers on tap. The menu is sort of an American take on Mexican favorites. Start with the salsa trio or gaucho fries with housemade jalapeno ketchup and cilantro ranch. Grab one of the monster entrees like the fideo and meatballs (Mexican spaghetti with chorizo meatballs, three-cheese blend and topped with spicy tomato sauce). Soon enough the warm weather will return and the giant outdoor space will be unleashed.


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Stu Katz
Stu Katz

Sorry last time and I mean the last time I ate at Pats, I got a 'to go" chicken dinner and it was raw and greasy. The "chefs" had forgotten to turn on the fryer and the chicken and fries went into the trash.

Cody Bippen
Cody Bippen

Schottzie's is sadly missing. Not cool.

jzavist
jzavist

The new 026 in Fenton and the Schlafly Tap Room . . . .

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RickS
RickS

Southtowne Pub!  Hands down!

Jay Hemp
Jay Hemp

Of all the places I miss, Square One was my favorite! There is NOTHING like them here in Norfolk VA, not even close!

Dave Haas
Dave Haas

Crown candy may not be a bar but they have the best BLT's.....

Jay Dee Smith
Jay Dee Smith

The missed Trail Head. That place has amazing food.

Amber Moser
Amber Moser

Wait why WOULDN'T someone eat bar food!? That's the best shit on earth!

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