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Baileys' Range

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

920 Olive St
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101-1420
United States

(314) 241-8121 | map
baileysrange.com

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Added by DCon on 11-17-2011

PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
32
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
2.52%
 
 
Taps:
30
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 32
Reviews by mynie:
Photo of mynie
4.15/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I don't eat meat, so I bristled a bit when my colleagues told me this was the place they'd decided we would all sup. What's worse, I was in bad need of some ethanol (so as to block off the DTs), and the pastel, Disney-looking sign made mention only of the joint's burgers and shakes.

"Do they at least have beer?"
"Ohh, you'll see."

See I did. They had 30 taps, 29 of which were locally brewed, and by any standard that is awesome.

The place seems design to appealed to slightly older hipsters with children. Like, the waitresses are waiffish and tattooed, but not heroin-addled or sleeve-tattooed.

The decor looks like an Ikea set piece, and all the furniture is a little neat-looking but also a little chintzy looking. Some of the touches are nice, though. For example, everything comes in a mason jar--even the beer, even the salt--and for some reason I think this is cute. Actually, "cute" is a really good word for this place, is at simultaneously acknowledges and dismisses its ersatz feel. The appeal of this place has got nothing to do with earnestness. It's like Disneyland in that way--pleasant but cartoonish, nice to visit but you'd never make it your regular hangout.

The food was pretty good--it's hard to find a decent veggie burger. The waitstaff was nice, but it was clear beer was a secondary concern. The food prices were reasonable but the beer prices were quite high. But both of these aren't really huge problems, because like I said this isn't the kind of place you're going to want to make your regular hangout. It's certainly worth a stop, though.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Stefantheviking
4.9/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of DoubleJ
4.1/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

If you had to spend your money between food and beer at Busch Stadium or at a nearby food and beer bar, which would you choose? If the place is like Bailey's Ranger, then the choice is quite easy. Good burgers in a young and hip vibe in downtown St. Louis, and plenty of craft beer options pouring from the taps got the evening off to a great start. The drafts are often served in multiple sizes at fair prices ($6 for many 16 oz offerings), and brands like Schlafy, 4 Hands, Urban Chestnut, Boulevard, 2nd Shift, Civil Life, and Destihl gave this out-of-towner a good problem ofhaving too many appetizing beer options. With a pleasing burger and chipotle ketchup to go with the fries, it's safe to say my food and drink needs were more than meet.

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Photo of Sludgeman
4.23/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Visited late on a Monday night with Wade and Adam, about 10:30pm. The kitchen was still open.

V – Bright and shiny. The vibe, in my opinion, is decidedly not a beer bar. Don’t get me wrong, it is a very nice place, but most BAs would not expect this to be a good beer bar, but it is. 4

Q – No reason to have a concern over so many taps. Beer tasted fresh. Clean and proper glassware. 4.25

Ser – Great service. Friendly. Advice given freely. 4.25

Sel – A good selection of beer. Same owner as Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar, but I believe the Bridge (at least during my visit to St. Louis) had a better tap list on this visit. 4.25

F – Had a great burger. Fries, even with dipping sauce were lacking. Frickles were good as well. 4.25

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Photo of jhestand
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SudsTerkel
4.72/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Hit BR during a biz trip to STL after reading the enthusiastic comments logged thus far on BA. I'll 2nd the favorable assessments; I'm always elated to find a place offering a plethora of local brews not available on my home turf and with its 30+ taps, BR satisfies that criteria. I had perhaps the best ESB I've ever sampled outside of the UK, Civil Life's Angel & Sword, which was bitter as bitters should be, with its edge not buried in the malt. Also had Modern Brewery's Citrapolis, which was light, fruity and smooth as glass and the only thing I found lacking was the next one and finished off with local favorite Schlafly's Farmhouse, that offered a spicy blast of fruity flavor.
I understand BR been open for 5 or 6 years and hope they enjoy many more years of successful patronage. Grand place which I'll return to on my next trip and I'll have to hit their sister outlet, The Bridge, too.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of kjkinsey
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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4.84/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Baileys' Range in Saint Louis, MO
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