Morgan Street Brewery

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Morgan Street BreweryMorgan Street Brewery
BEER AVG
3.46/5
Based on:
18 Beers
92 Reviews
Place Score: 79
Reviews: 46
Visits: 70
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: n/a
Taps: 6
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

721 N 2nd St
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63102-2518
United States
phone: (314) 231-9970

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Reviews: 46 | Visits: 70
Reviews by mynie:
Photo of mynie
2.58/5  rDev -23.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 1.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2

This place is located on a little waterfront dealie downtown, right next to the arch. The area is touristy, but also filled with loud music attractive, drunken young people, so I assume there's a decent amount of townies there, too. Anyhow, I went late, so I can't judge the food or dining atmosphere. As a bar, however, it was pretty pleasant in spite of being loud and packed. The crowd seemed pretty okay, the bartenders were friendly, and nothing at all was in any way offputting...

...Except the beer, which sucked. They had a gigantic selection and all the pints were very reasonably priced, but of the four beers that I sampled, the best was just a notch above tolerable.

Don't get me wrong: this wasn't the Waterloo, Iowa Beck's Bar and Grill, where the beer actually tastes worse than the stuff that gets pumped out of a Mr. Beer kit. But everything *did* taste quite homebrewy, and not in a good way. In the vienna, for example, the hop profile was non-existent and the carbonation was so intense that I thought it was tearing the enamel off my teeth. The stout had a decent aroma and okay hop profile, but there was a strong aftertaste of dish rag.

Still, I got no beef with the place as a place. Some friends of mine went earlier in the day and the said the food was good, so maybe it's a fine place to visit. Just, don't get the beer. (1,352 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of zeff80
3.35/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Suds
2.76/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.25

Very easy to find in the Laclede Landing section of St. Louis, I was excited to visit this brewpub. The canned beer is excellent, and I had high hopes. At the restaurant, however, I was somewhat disappointed. The beer selection was a nice, but limited mix of mostly German styles. The Helles and the Maibock were both respectable and tasty. But, whereas the beer was solid, the food, atmosphere, and service were all substandard. First, although they were not busy, waitstaff stood by chatting, rather than seating my family for several minutes. The service was then slow, inattentive, and mostly disinterested. Beer was served out of a clearly chipped glass. The food was acceptable pub fare, but, frankly, on par with most chain casual dining restaurants.
I liked the good beer, but I won't be going back again to eat. (832 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.55/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of lemmy187
3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Monkeyknife
3.4/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Bluenose0988
3.94/5  rDev +17.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

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3/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

Photo of Eaglefan344
3.08/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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Morgan Street Brewery in Saint Louis, MO
79 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.