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Square One Brewery & Distillery

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Square One Brewery & DistillerySquare One Brewery & Distillery
BEER AVG
3.8/5
Based on:
34 Beers
232 Ratings
Place Score: 90
Ratings: 73
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: 25
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1727 Park Ave
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63104-2941
United States
phone: (314) 231-2537

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @squareonebrews

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Reviews by Vancer:
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4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Quite a quant lil place, very intimate and friendly establishment. Bar seats about 18 people and the area around it has 4 bar tables for 4 people each. Dinning is in a separate area, seating for about fifty.

The bartenders and waitresses were very friendly and knowledgeable. Quick service on a Saturday nite around 5, and by 7 the place was packed. ‘Course, everyone had a nice craft brew in their hand, so any waiting did not seem that long.

The wife and I were a little disappointed in our food – but like our companions said, we ordered fish from a brewery. My grouper was on the rubbery side, and the wife’s salmon was cut way too thin – only about a ¼ inch thick. Potato slices were too oily, not crisp enough. The Portobello melt and burgers were very good according to our dinner mates. I’ll be back for other dishes besides fish, and I know that they are still in new mode.

Can’t wait till the beer garden opens. Oh, did I mention that the 3 types of brews were excellent? (and only $3.75 pints)

And no smoking anywhere, just outstanding! Edit - no smoking ing in the main dining area, smoking OK in the bar, but it was only a few.

More User Reviews:
Photo of redleg411
3.84/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

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3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of ILBeerCop
3.35/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Not a bad brewery but not one of my top 5 in STL. Very good food with a nice dinning area. I wasn't overly impressed with the beer but the Hop Harvest IPA was good...not on the same level as a Stone or Lagunitas but decent none the less.

Square One is a solid brewery and one you'll want to try but don't pass up Six Row, Urban Chestnut or Four Hands for it.

Photo of Boca-X
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of MilwaukeeCrusher
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75

I must say I really like the building and the atmosphere of the place. I did a flight and the beers were good but not great. There was a good selection though and if you're into whiskey they do that too. I do not believe there was any food there. If in that neighborhood I will consider stopping but there are so many other places in the St. Louis area I have not gotten to yet...

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of bound4er
4.28/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I decided to stop here based on other BA reviews. What a great place. Situated in a hip neighborhood in an old building that is nicely remodeled. I had a single hop IPA called Lomik to start things off - it was excellent. I followed that with a Belgian IPA that was very good. Cuban Pulled Pork w/ beans and rice for dinner was fantastic. This is a great stop if you're visiting St. Louis - big time recommendation.

Photo of BonneyfiddlePapa
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I've been to Square One a few times, and the fact I've made it a point to stop by when traveling through St. Louis should go a long way in conveying my thoughts. The atmosphere is pleasant, the food good and the beers above average. Whilst there have been a few average brews, the few that have been less than desirable were nonetheless interesting experiments (ie. an IPA utilizing only one hop) and as such, I don't fault Square One. A nice combination of food and micro-brews, and definitely worth visiting at least once when in the St Louis area.

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Square One Brewery & Distillery in Saint Louis, MO
90 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.