The Schlafly Tap Room

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The Schlafly Tap RoomThe Schlafly Tap Room
BEER AVG
3.81/5
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93 Beers
4,901 Reviews
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 116
Visits: 236
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2100 Locust St
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63103-1616
United States
phone: (314) 241-2337

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Photo of Michisa
1.75/5  rDev -57.6%

Surprisingly my second visit was very disappointing. Average food and just the regular off the shelf beers. I see no reason to go there again. They had some nice one off beers a year ago. I guess thats what happens when you are just trying to maximize todays profits. (268 characters)

Photo of SaCkErZ9
2.08/5  rDev -49.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 4

My review is going to be the worst of all of the reviews. I have a reason. I was in St Louis for businees and my hotel was within walking distance of here. I was hoping to be here often. Read below to find out why this was my only visit. Although the place was pretty cool, the dichotomy of left bar. Vs. right bar makes for an interesting dynamic. The left bar is boring, mundane, ordinary, lackluster, and not worth visiting. No music, no tv's, no atmosphere. I dont need the Blu Man group performing but something other than the hum of the dish washer and soda machines would be nice. The right side bar atleast had some entertainment value in the way of tv's and music.

First annoyance: they have all of the beers listed, but no prices, and the beers over 7% are poured into 10oz goblets. If you are going to give me 6oz less and charge me the same thing, atleast tell me.

Second annoyance: and this is HUGE. The bartender on the left side bar was sneezing into his hand and then serving beers with that hand. I was grossed out so I went to the right side. The bartender on the ride side was some old guy who was out back smoking while people were waiting at the bar for drinks. Needless to say, he came in from his smoke break (I know this because the smoking area is twenty feet from the bar) and started serving beers without washing his hands. As far as I know, those things shouldnt happen. luckily, I had received all of my beers when these things happened, or I would have freaked out. If sneezy and smoky hands are fine with you, be my guest: I will NEVER be back. (1,580 characters)

Photo of beeroclock
3.26/5  rDev -21.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3

This place is pretty decent. It has their own brew on tap, which can also be gotten at many other establishments here in St. Louis. I'm here on vacation so I had to check it out. The oatmeal stout was decent, but not great. I liked their brick walls and they had old 12 pack boxes flattened and put in a picture. The atmosphere was laid back and almost had a historic feel. Overall, it would definitely be a decent place to hang out occassionally. I expected more on tap though, being named "The Tap Room", you would expect 50 taps, they had maybe 8 on tap and they were all Schlafly beers. Their draft is cheap though, like $4.25 a pint, that was a pleasant surprise... (670 characters)

Photo of seedsofchaos
3.26/5  rDev -21.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Last time I was at the taproom, I wasn't impressed overall. We didn't have anything to eat but it looked like they had a great selection of eats. The selection on tap was pretty small taking into account that Schlafly brews over 40 different beers. I think, at the time we went, there were only 8 beers on tap. I ended up having an oatmeal stout and their APA as well as some other standards/flagships.

Atmosphere was relaxed and the bartender was absent when not quickly and rudely filling our requests. We didn't ask anything major out of the staff, didn't ask for samples, etc. A group of four sober patrons simply ordering a couple of pints... Beer pours were off but filled generously enough. The place was empty enough for our group to enjoy our conversations without shouting but the service/workers really didn't add anything to the experience.

All in all, this is just an average run-of-the-mill brewpub where one can try Schlafly beer. Maybe I'll have food and sit in the restaurant portion of the building next time and re-review... (1,045 characters)

Photo of Backer2004
3.28/5  rDev -20.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 1.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

We stopped by the Saint Louis Brewery after taking a tour three miles away at the Budweiser Brewery (which really isn't bad consider its Budweiser). This is another overrated place in my opinion. Actually, it was the bad service and my ppor choice in food that lowered the score.

We arrived around 2 PM on a Wednesday and the place was empty. Just real lousy service, no excuses. Tried the beer flight, whcih was a fine choice (though disappointed that of the seasonal beers now, they gave me the Witbier when I a Hefe was part of the flight). Five bean stew with sausage was okay, along with the average fries I snacked on. Did not get the chance to try the sticky pudding.

This place could be very good, just not today. (728 characters)

Photo of Palealetial
3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

I just started reading the Beerfly section of the website which appeals to me because I travel a lot and usually have a hard time finding a restaureants and brewpubs. This restaurant is the first one I have tried from the reviews.

Although highly rated, I thought the Tap Room's food and beer were average. Atmosphere comprising of the building and the view of the brewing equipement was quite nice.

First when we arrived at 8pm after taking a cab ride, the hostest said they were closed due to a staff traing session and I told them that that that unannounced change in the schedule was unexeptable because I had traveled so far and was so hungry and thirsty.

I ordered the Pale Ale which had no aromatice hops and tasted average, followed by the Oatmeal Stout which was better but only slightly above average.

I had the recommended fish and fries and the fries were soggy and limp, not crisp. The person that I was with ask that they be crisp when she ordered and had them put them back in the fryer and they came back crisp and tasting great. Why could they not have done that to begin with?

Nice once, but not a place that I would go back to. (1,154 characters)

Photo of Vancer
3.6/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2

Also went to the Cod/Cask festival at the Tap over the weekend. Weekends are always crowded, still a great place to sample many a craft brew. Food remains good for a brewpub, but nothing really outstanding. This is a place for craft beer ! Usually have entertainment lined up on the weekends. Too bad they have to put the bands upstairs in one bar area, while the two downstairs go without.;

Only thing kinda a downer was the service – seems like the staff were just a bunch of young goober twenty-something’s. A few were not at all interested in the clientele, more inclined to stare off into space than talk (it was busy, should that be an excuse?). Will be back to sample other seasonals and talk to some other bartenders. (730 characters)

Photo of MeLikeBeer
3.6/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

In town on business, I decided to track down the Tap Room because I'd heard so much about it. It (mostly) lived up to my expectations.
If you're staying downtown (near the ballpark or The Arch) the Tap Room is not in a convenient location. That being said, everything else about it is great.
The building itself occupies the premises of an old printing press, inside, it definitely has the "old St. Louis" feel to it. Brick walls, large wooden plank flooring, big original glass windows...and lots of taps. 6 regular taps and (5?) seasonals...the interior seems to go on forever, there are several bar areas, but the brewing equipment is all housed up in the front bar/dining room, the back bar has pool tables and additional dining. There also seemed to be banquet hall space and an upstairs, but time was limited.

I was surprised that in the middle of the afternoon, shortly after the lunch rush...that it took 5 minutes before anyone came to my table. The waitress didn't know much about the beers and when I asked what the seasonals were, she needed to go ask. I finally went up to the bar, and the bartender was very knowledgable, in fact, he even referred me to one of the head brewers for a quick conversation. Very nice.

The food, in my opinion, is above average for bar food. I had a turkey club with potato salad, and it tasted very homemade. I also tried the Sticky Toffee Pudding- it was great. I would recommend having 2 or more to eat it though.

On to the beer!- I wil write separate reviews for the beers, but I had an exceptional Maibock and Wheat Hefeweizen and grabbed a growler of an APA to go. Can't wait to drink that one! I also tried their IPA, which was exceptional. I'd have liked to have more time to try them all, but maybe next trip, because I would definitely make a repeat visit to this brewpub! (1,841 characters)

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

a really neat old building from the 1700s, exposed brick and visible brew kettles. place is massive but nearly empty on the monday afternoon i spent there. could imagine it going off on a weekend. a great selection of beers which are much more interesting than their standard bottling line. the grand cru was to die for, and some nice seasonals were on as well. just had some finger food, but all came hot and quick and was quite tasty. service wasnt bad, she seemed to know enough about the beer and brought our stuff out in a timely fashion, but just didnt seem too enthusiastic about anything. ill sit at the bar next time. definitely worth a stop if in st louis (665 characters)

Photo of smanders
3.7/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I make a point of stopping at Schlafly's every time I'm in St. Louis because they are consistent in their quality of brews. I always end up going to the Taproom because the building is old and interesting, but I've recently been told I need to visit the Bottleworks as well. We'll see...

Regardless of location, one thing you can rest assured is that you will get fresh beer in a variety of offerings. From the APA, to a raspberry hefe, Schlafly's will have something you like. In recent visits the food has been so-so, but I would still rate the Tap Room worthy of a visit due to the high quality suds available. (614 characters)

Photo of Sean9689
3.8/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Went here for the oyster fest in early March. The place was packed for over-priced oysters (although good). I figured there would be better deals since it was a "fest", but at $17 for 12 oysters, the deals were not to be found.

Had a few different beers: Pale Ale, APA, Stout...all decent but nothing that blew me away. I like Schlafly beers, but would rather pull something from my cellar to enjoy when I can.

Service was okay, but the place was so jammed they couldn't be great. Trash cans were overfilled, plates/cups all over place, wall to wall people.

Overall, enjoyed the oysters and beer, but $$$ for the occasion. (627 characters)

Photo of wolffman17
3.8/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

A family reunion in middle-of-nowhere Illinois = the opportunity to stop in for lunch at a brewpub in St. Louis.

Schlafly Tap Room is located in an interesting part of downtown that looks to be the historic district. Neat, old buildings line the streets. The Tap Room occupies a restored building that was previously a printing factory - big and beautiful. I love brewpubs that find spots like this and make it work. Feels like it could have been a brewery all along. The interior is huge and begs to be explored. Space is definitely not lacking. The outside front patio (more like a small courtyard) makes for an enjoyable outdoor experience weather permitting.

Solid beer all around with about a dozen beers on tap. Regular lineup sampler doesn't disappoint (APA stands out), and the seasonal Pumpkin Ale is pretty good. The C3 (as in collaboration between three breweries) is an interesting hoppy Mild. Excellent.

Service this particular visit wasn't so hot. It wasn't bad necessarily, just not great. Considering the lack of crowd on an early afternoon, it was odd that our waitress seemed to be in slow motion. We sat quite a bit just waiting. Not a big deal, though, and nothing that would keep me from going back again by any means.

Interesting menu consisting of the usual suspects along with some more atypical offerings. It's refreshing to see things like frog legs, rarebit, falafel, and roasted lamb on a brewpub menu. Priced well too.

Good beer and excellent surroundings - I could spend many hours wasting away lazy afternoons if I lived here. I will visit again next time I'm in St. Louis.

EDIT: To me, this is definitely an "A" brewpub. Hopefully I'll get to go back sometime and remedy the service rating that has dragged down my overall score. (1,771 characters)

Photo of Ahhdball
3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Downtown and not too hard to find - even for a non-resident like me. Bricks, wood, and brass. The guard outside made me wonder though. A type of old western feel. I was seated in the outside patio area that was dimly lit, almost too dim.
Anyway the food was good, I had the grilled salmon burger. There could've been a wider selection. Service decent, my waiter really didn't know her beer selections and styles very well. I'm not saying I sat there and quizzed her for an hour but I asked how the Pale Ale was and she couldn't tell me, "uh the red one?". The brew selection was very nice. I didn't have anyone with me so I could only drink three. I recommend but I'd also have to say I'd prefer Morgan Street Brewery. (720 characters)

Photo of zeff80
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Stopped by here with my beer club for some dinner and drinks. The atmosphere is pretty good. Large brick building with several seating areas and several bars. The main dining area had large signs listing what beers were available. There were also signs listing what St. Louis establishments carried their beers, as well. The beers are good quality. No one in our party was disappointed with their choice. Service was okay (don't know why places in STL won't split up checks). The food was good but not great. My white chili was good, but the fries were a bit of a greasy mess. Others were not blown away by the food, either. However, as a beer destination it is certainly worth stopping by. (690 characters)

Photo of emerge077
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Visited Schlafly twice over the weekend for lunch. Enjoyed the beer and food very much. The building itself was impressive, and on the national register of historic places. Once inside, it was a little confusing at the host station. The sign says "see hostess for table", but both times we didn't get anyone there willing to greet/seat us. Instead we wandered in and sat at the bar in the main room to the right. To the left was an overflow bar with a game room and restrooms.

The rough hewn beams and industrial decor felt authentic, and the view of the patio outside was nice. The tanks were in full view from the dining area. Above the bar a carved wooden crest depicted hops, wheat, and a surly black billy goat. It was nice to see two cask ales, the APA and Imp. Coffee Stout. The APA was the star of the show, but didn't seem as good on tap as on cask for some reason. I tried the fried green tomato BLT special, and lamb sandwich. The veggie chili was really good with a side of rarebit on top. Bar service was timely and friendly, table service was good, but sort of routine and aloof. Didn't get much info about the APA from the server other than "its an american pale ale". On our 2nd visit, the bartender mentioned it was dry hopped with Simcoe. There was a broad range of styles on tap, such as Altbier, Helles, Kolsch, Pumpkin, Oktoberfest, Dry Stout, Oatmeal Stout, etc. I must have missed the American IPA everyone was raving about recently.

Overall a quality stop for food and rotating seasonal craft beer fresh from the source. (1,547 characters)

Photo of mizzoueng
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Atmosphere - Nothing to flashy, just a nice brewpub in downtown STL. There is a bar and a restaurant. They are seperated, which helps keep the clutter down in the restaurant. Funniest part was the hostess, an mid-age black woman who had the LOUDEST voice I have ever heard. There is no PA system, so she improvised.

Quality - Pretty good, but the wait was extremely long.

Service - Our waiter, Chris, was great. He came around and made sure our beers were full and greatfully checked what was really on tap. His knowledge of the beers on tap was exceptional, he also gave good reccomendations on what foods paired with what beers.

Selection - Not a great selection on te menu. I was hungry for a big steak, but there weren't any on the menu. The only steak on the menu was paired with a shellfish sauce. I'm allergic to shellfish, so it was out. Beer selection was not as diverse as I hoped, none of the cask aged beer was available, and the imperial stout was completely out of stock.

Food - Started with beer bread. It was suprisingly good. It was more like cake than bread. I could taste the APA in the bread too. I had the weiner schnitzel, breaded veal with an artichoke cheese sauce, steamed red cabbage which tasted really sweet, and garlic mashed potatoes.

Value - For 5 of us the bill was over 120. Gratuity was included in our bill, apparantly any group 5 and over will get gratuity included. Beers, 16 ouncers, ran about 6.50 each. Seemed kind of high for a pint, but I paid the amount to sample some beer. Samplers were available, but I didn't ask for one. (1,585 characters)

Photo of bort11
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Spending a weekend with our St Louis friends, and this is a must-go location. This time we had nine people, but we able to be seated right away. It was a little loud, but that was OK. It seemed to add to the atmosphere with that many people having a good time. Our server was really nice, but could have been a little more antentitive.

My wife and I started off with the Beer and Cheese soup. I thought it could have used a sharper cheese, but still very tasty. We started with the spiced porter, and it was very good. Since is was more of an English porter, I decided to go with the fish and chips for dinner. They were two huge chunks of white cod, very solid and filling. the vinegar and tarter sauce was perfect. The fries was seasoned, but pretty standard.

I was so impressed with the spiced porter that I got a growler to go. Over all a fun time and a place I will go back to the next time I'm in St Louis. (914 characters)

Photo of czechsaaz
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

So I had a work project that put me up at the Hampton Inn about 2 blocks from here so I was there on three consecutive nights. First night, just popped in for a quick beer before getting ready for work the next day. Second night for dinner and a few beers and the third night for two more pints.

The building itself is pretty cool. An old brick structure with lots of exposed wood on the inside. What looked like a really small set-up on the first night turns out to have more fermenters in other rooms and is a decent sized operation.

First night there was a big post Cardinals game crowd so service was quick but I didn't really get a chance to ask about the beers or the operation. On the second night was calmer and talked extensively to a different bartender who has an obvious passion for beer (we talked about our experiences in Belgium and wanting to go back) and he knew his own products. Basically the kind of experience I love to have in an unfamiliar brewery/out-of-town city. Third night, yet another bartender was more interested in talking to a regular at the end of the bar than keeping an eye on things. It was slow and my glass sat empty and others would wander from the pool tables to the bar and stand and wait while she talked. Oh, well...

The dinner I had was a nice steak and the food I saw coming out of the kitchen all looked pretty good. The menu is pretty much pub grub but a little more extensive than most brewpubs.

There were about 10 beers available and I got through more than half of them. They were all good but I'll admit I didn't have one that would have me clamoring to get back here. But in a city dominated by you-know-who, I think they're doing a great job of trying to break through without shocking people. I would definitely recommend it if you find yourself in St. Louis. (1,827 characters)

Photo of yemenmocha
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Best local craft beers are here at the Schlafly Tap Room. I've been going here for more than a decade now, and have fond memories of using the cute front entryway when it was in use. Silly, sad, I know, but don't care.

Cask options are often available, as well as seasonals throughout the year - always something new and fresh to try, or just go with one of their regular winners. For me it's the pale ale or oatmeal stout.

Pub fare is somewhat traditional with a skew towards some European (German) options. Some of it is pricey but overall not too bad. Pool table areas can get rowdy during prime hours. (607 characters)

Photo of sativen
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

I went to Schlafly hoping for something special, but I got average. What I really wanted was for them to have something special on tap, but they really didn't. Everything was exactly what I could get in the bottle (except for the dry hopped APA, which was the best beer of the night).

The food was ok. The burger that my girl got sounded like it had potential (ground sirloin, burger slaw, white cheddar, toasted English muffin), but it ended up being rather dry and boring. I had a pork chop special, over mushroom risotto. The risotto was good, but the pork chop was way under-done. I ordered it medium, because I like a nice, juicy pork chop, not a dry brick. It turned out to be more like a rare steak. In hindsight, I should have sent it back, but I was hungry.

They were out of beer bread, which was too bad, because I really wanted some, and it was my birthday, damnit, make me some! But they can't get dinged for that.

Overall, it was ok. I liked some other places in St Louis more than this. Worth a drop-in if you have the time, but if you only have time to hit one place in the area, go somewhere else. (1,117 characters)

Photo of manahansf
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Stopped in on a recent visit to St. Louis. This was our dinner stop for our brewery day. The dining area is very nice with a good looking bar and a cool look at some of the brewing equipment through a window. The menu is not really my style. Not a typical brewpub menu which is neat but a little too much for me. The beers are good and there are quite a few to try. The staff is easy to talk to and helpful with the beers. Lots of small batch bottles for sale and Schlafly gear. Grabbed a few bottles and a growler. I'd go back for the beer bread and a flight some day. (569 characters)

Photo of 007rtw
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

My numbers are a little low, but my impression of the Tap Room is just as positive as that of any other reviewer.

The atmosphere was ok to good. The room we were in was cavernous, which would have been great if the restaurant was full, but made it feel lonely since it was less than a quarter full. Lots of wood and large windows improve the aesthetic.

Quality was quite good. Restaurant was clean and beer was fresh, far better than the bottled Schlafly that I have often had.

Service was good. The waitress was not a beer snob, but clearly knew about the different varietals and their characteristics.

Selection was excellent. From poutine to falafel, there was incredible variety. The beer selection, naturally, was reasonable, though I would have loved to have seen some of their "bottle only" items available by the glass.

Finally, the food. This was the most impressive element. Everything we had was great or excellent. The beer bread was heavy and grainy, too much so. The lamb burger was hot, tender, thick, and juicy, expertly matched with goat cheese and olive tapenade.

The value was reasonable. I thought the prices were high for relatively small quantity, but the quality was higher than I had anticipated. Be careful though--I got an appetizer, two beers in the smallest quantity, and an entree, and that was $30. Reasonable for sure, but almost pricey.

Overall, this is a great restaurant with a good selection of good beers. I recommend it for an informal dinner out. (1,493 characters)

Photo of TheSSG
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

A buddy of mine and I decided to visit St. Louis on a whim (~5-6hr drive from N. IL), and this was one of the places I wanted to check out.

It was fairly easy to find, just a bit due west of the downtown area.
The actual building itself was really interesting. I guess it used to be an old printing studio (brownie points for me, I ♥ printmaking).

The inside, honestly, is Massive for this type of a venue. We ended up sitting outside in the biergarten. It was nice, shady, and had a good breeze. We noticed there is even a balcony bier garten as well.

The selection of bier was pretty nice, I got a sampler of six biers, and a pint of the Rasberry Hefe. Turns out one of the biers (Kölsch) was out of stock, so I ended up getting a sampler and a pint of the Rasberry Hefe :

The Raspberry Hefe wasn't too bad, a bit understated for being raspberry.
The Oatmeal Stout was excellent; rich, dark coffee flavors. I wasn't in the mood for a stout as it was a bit hot, but I would recommend this one.
Hefeweizen was very good, though it has a bit of a different smell than I am used to getting from Hefes. Smell is not bad, but it is different. Regardless, very good bier. Got a 6-pack of these bottles to take home with me.
No. 15 was not my thing. Bubblegum sweet, but a bit bitter. No thanks.
I am too biased against Pale Ales to give an honest view of the Pale ale or the APA. I misunderstood the APA, thought it was an IPA, and was a bit surprised at my dislike of it. But American Pale Ales just aren't my thing, so I will leave it at that.

Food was pretty nice. I got some Pale Ale Bier bread (I know what I just said about Pale Ales :D hahah). It was like $6, and I was expecting 2-3 slices, but I got a whole minature loaf with some DELICIOUS bleu cheese spread.
That bread was filling and went PERFECT with the bier. I really liked the bread. My buddy got the Pita and said it was alright, but he hates Hummus, so I don't know why he even tried, hahah

Staff was pretty cool. Knowledgeable and friendly.
Our waiter was excellent, and gave me a good laugh.
Some 20-something female professionals were at a table, as she was trying to take their order they cut her off to answer their phone, and were just generally being very rude to her. So she just finished her sentence, said "Alright then" and went on to help her other tables. That made me laugh. And it's a good description of the feeling; a bit laid back and straightforward. I ended up talking to one of the staff, a gentleman, may have been the owner or manager, I don't know, but he was familiar with lots of the local breweries in the N. IL/WI area, so we had a great chat while my 6-pack was getting brought up from the Kellar.

Overall, I enjoyed my experience. If I ever get back to St. Louis, I will definitely be stopping back (2,809 characters)

Photo of botham
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

a nice stop for a brew in St. Louis. the brewery and tap room are in an old brick building with a small courtyard that holds outdoor seating, as well as a few rooms inside for a restaurant, bar, and game room. nicely laid out.

the quality of beer and food are solid. a good list of ten to twelve taps are always available, six being stable and the rest rotating.

service is laid back and friendly. the staff seems to be beer advocates as well, which works to the establishments benefit.

selection is nice. a wide array of styles, with something for most tastes available.

food is great. the side of tap room fries and the tap room burger are both excellent.

overall, this should be a stop an any BA's itinerary while in St. Louis. the beer is above average overall as well. cheers! (786 characters)

Photo of hwwty4
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I was in St. Louis for a wedding a couple weeks ago, and while we were waiting for the reception after the wedding, we decided to hit this place up since it was right up the street from out hotel. I really digged the vibe of this place. It's located in what looks to be a revitalized warehouse, and they kept the slightly run down look but have a modernized brewhouse. Things don't necessarily match, the wood floors are quit level, but it all comes together to have just a great atmosphere. While we were there they had about 8 beers on tap with a couple bottled beers. They had a Marzen and a Wet Hop on tap. The Marzen was pretty tasty the other not so much, but the diversity was really appreciated. The service was kind of slow but that could have also been because the place was packed. It seemed like the Schlafly was the end point of a Bicycle race. The food was good. Excellent French onion soup but the French Dip I had was really fatty. The food was a bit pricey and a la carte. I would definitely recommend stopping here if your in the downtown area. (1,062 characters)

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The Schlafly Tap Room in Saint Louis, MO
92 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.