Outdoor Dining Guide

801 Chophouse
137 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63105, 314-875-9900
801 Chophouse is the place to be for outdoor dining at its finest. Happy Hour is from 4 to 6 p.m., every day except Saturday, and features Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, USDA Prime Grade Beef Sliders, Grilled Lamb Lollipops and half-price glasses of wine. Soak up the sun with 801!
Type: Steakhouse
  • Mon.–Thu. 4–10 p.m.
  • Fri.–Sat. 5–11 p.m.
  • Sun. 4–9 p.m.
BARcelona Tapas Restaurant
34 N. Central Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105, 314-863-9909
BARcelona is the place to see and be seen, right in the heart of Clayton. Enjoy tapas and sangria at this European sidewalk café, and you’ll feel like you’re in Spain. BARcelona features a menu of traditional Spanish cuisine, all on small plates (except the paella, of course). Live music is featured every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Tip: Get there early.
Type: Spanish Tapas, Small Plates
  • Open 7 days per week
  • 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
  • Bar is open late
Capitalist Pig
2727 S. 12th Street, St. Louis, MO 63118, 314-772-1180
Enjoy the best in BBQ—from pulled pork to beef brisket, corned beef, ham and ribs—on Capitalist Pig’s beautiful patio in the heart of Historic Soulard. All meats and other products are sourced from local and regional farmers who share their high standards. Capitalist Pig also offers catering and Sunday brunch.
Type: Barbecue
Hours: Wed.–Sun. 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Rock & Brews
17258 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield, MO 63005, 636-536-2739
Rock & Brews can accommodate more than 300 guests and features a large patio with a play area for children. Indoor and outdoor dining is available, and dogs are welcome on the patio too! So rock and roll on over to Rock & Brews St. Louis, where classic rock, great food and amazing brews will take you on a journey that you won’t forget.
Type: American Comfort Food
  • Mon.–Thu. 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Fri.–Sat. 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
  • Sun. 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Retreat Gastropub
6 N. Sarah Street, St. Louis, MO 63108, 314-261-4497
Retreat is known as one of the city’s top cocktails bars and the home of some of the city’s best burgers and comfort food. The pub also has an extensive craft beer selection, including many sour beers. You deserve to Retreat yourself.
Type: Modern Pub Food
  • Bar: 11 a.m.–midnight
  • Open every day except Tuesday
  • Kitchen: Lunch—11 a.m.–3 p.m. (brunch Sat. and Sun.), Dinner—4–11 p.m.
Oliva on the Hill
4915 Daggett Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, 314-961-7588
Uncork and wine down at Oliva on the Hill during “Wine Down Wednesdays,” taking place every Wednesday night from 5 to 10 p.m. Enjoy wine, beer, drinks and small plate food items by Catering St. Louis Events on the pergola-covered courtyard outside. (Photo by L Photographie)
Type: Beverages, Small Plates
Hours: Every Wednesday, 5–10 p.m.
Avenue Restaurant
12 N. Meramec Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105, 314-727-4141
Choose a quiet morning, a sunny afternoon by the flowers or a stylish evening. It’s all ready for you on Avenue’s patio, which delivers a casual, yet refined experience. Avenue serves breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner every day of the week.
Type: American Food with French & Italian Influences
  • Kitchen: Mon.–Fri. 7 a.m.–10 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.–10 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Bar: Mon.–Fri. 7 a.m.–close (as late as 1 a.m.); Sat. 9 a.m.–1 a.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Cielo Restaurant & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
999 N. Second Street, St. Louis, MO 63102, 314-881-5759
Offering breathtaking views of the Arch, Mississippi River and downtown skyline, Cielo Restaurant is the city’s authentic Italian option, with casual, family-style dining. Created by Executive Chef Gian Nicola Colucci, a native of Italy, Cielo’s menu focuses on homemade Italian classics with local ingredients. Cielo Bar echoes St. Louis’ vibrant cocktail scene with hand-crafted cocktails and locally brewed beers. Complimentary valet parking is provided.
Type: Authentic Italian Cuisine
  • Breakfast: Mon.–Sun. 6:30 a.m.–11 a.m.
  • Lunch: Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Brunch: Sun. 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Dinner: Sun.–Thurs. 6–10 p.m.; Fri.–Sat. 5–10 p.m.
Three Kings Public House
The Delmar Loop: 6707 Delmar Boulevard, University City, MO 63130, 314-721-3388
Des Peres 11925 Manchester Road, Des Peres, MO 63131, 314-858-1067
Join Three Kings Public House for a day in the sunshine or an evening under the stars. Their upscale pub dishes feature the freshest produce possible and support local Illinois and Missouri farms. Water down your meal with one of the 30 beers on tap or 40 craft beers by the bottle.
Type: Upscale Pub Food
  • Mon.–Sat. 11 a.m.–1:30 a.m.
  • Sun. 11 a.m.–12 a.m.