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The Tavern Kitchen & Bar - West

4.6
1754 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Fit for Foodies
Our executive chefs minimalist approach to exquisite comfort food by offering a unique dining experience with a beautiful private dining room, an inviting bar and exhibition style kitchen provides a dining experience like any other.

Open for dinner 6 nights a week, the Tavern Kitchen and Bar offers something for every palate from fresh fish, to an award winning burger to vegetarian and gluten free items.

The Tavern is exquisite comfort food, with flavors you know, artfully reinvented.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Seafood, Gastro Pub
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Hours of operation
Tuesday-Sunday: 5pm-close
Mondays: Closed
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Phone number
(636) 825-0600
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Harold Sexauer
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Cross street
Big Bend Rd.
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The Tavern Kitchen & Bar offers a unique dining experience through beautiful private dining areas, an inviting bar and Tavern's signature exhibition kitchen in full view. Our private dining rooms feature rustic woodwork in a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
Wine Rooms: 8-20ppl
Private Rooms: 50 sit down/75 ppl reception
Entire Restaurant: 180 ppl sit down/ 250 reception
We can also bring the Tavern to you, whether it be for a business event or personal party!
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Tavern Kitchen & Bar offers a unique private dining experience serving exquisite comfort food artfully reinvented. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or hosting a business meeting, the Tavern Kitchen & Bar is the perfect choice for your personalized experience to amaze your guests.

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What 1754 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.4
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4.0
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Another outstanding meal! Tavern is one of our favorite restaraunts!!!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great food! We had the shrimp toast to start. Wonderful! Our waiter was attentive and gave us good service. Just a great evening.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

What a treat we had! I was excited because they have an extensive selection for gluten-free dining. We reserved our table through OpenTable and when we arrived, our table was ready, with a gluten -free menu already on our table! It was our anniversary, so we splurged and tried many offerings on the menu. We tried the soup (lobster bisque), appetizer (sushi), dessert (creme brulee), a burger and a sampling board (three small portions of main courses with sides!). All of the food was delicious and the service was great too.

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1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Fabulous dinner! We loved everything, especially the pot stickers, sushi and salmon.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

This is my go to restaurant, it never disappoints. They just revamped their menu so there’s no doubt I’ll be back very soon to try some more dishes.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This past Friday was our first time at this restaurant. I chose it for my birthday dinner based on a referral from a friend.
We were definitely impressed. The entire experience was pleasing from the excellent service (Jonathan), to the quality cocktails, to the outstanding signature dishes. Not to mention desserts to die for. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Never disappoints. Always satisfies. Great service.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Jake is the best server and my thanks to John for also helping out. We always love our visits to the Tavern.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

This restaurant has been on my list for awhile. Finally made it for a birthday dinner. Good was really good. On the expensive side but the portions are pretty big. Definitely will return!!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

As always, our dining experience at The Tavern was superb. Looking forward to going back.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Jonathan was great! Food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Our best dinner during our 9-day trip to visit family in the Fenton area. Jason was a great server. He coached us through the menu capably. The food was delicious and well prepared with sizable portions. Recommended.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Our waiter was very good, courteous and attentive. The food was really very good and the presentations were very creative. They have about five or six options for fish/shrimp that you can have prepared in four different themes (blacken, sesame, etc.). The green bean side dish is also very good and the romaine salad was extraordinarily satisfying and served in a reality nice ceramic bowl that made a big difference.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Great ambiance, great service and delicious food. All around great restaurant!!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Fantastic. John took great care of us. I told him early on I was pregnant. He offered a fun mocktail for me and made sure my filet was cooked well enough, letting me know in advance that their medium erred more on the pink side. A great experience as usual.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Our 18 year old son and his girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed their meals. I booked the reservation for them through my open table app. They loved the food and entire experience.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Love this place. Food is delicious and great service.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great as always. The new menu additions are a plus.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great food...Wonderful waiter...Terrific service.

See you all again soon.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Great food!!!! Always love this place

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

This happens to be our favorite place in STL. We’ve been coming here since the place opened.

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Our server was great once he was caught up on his other tables that were sat prior to our reservation
Apps were amazing pontine and the potstickers
Entrees were good but not hot!
I’m sure we will be back.

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1.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Very poor service from hostess made us wait, forgot we were there, forgot our name, generally just treated poorly. Left and walked out. Sad. We have enjoyed this restaurant for several years. Not sure we will go back.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I requested a quiet table in the restaurant—- our first table assigned was in the middle of traffic. Had to ask for another table before we were seated

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great food, wonderful waiter. Sangria was superb. The sushi roll appetizer is one of the best ever.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We sat in the middle of the room. Very, very busy a little hard to have a conversation. Food had great taste, but was warm instead of hot when it arrived at the table.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We were referred by a friend who daughter attends Washington University. She went to the Tavern in the Central West End and was impressed. We tried the West County location and were equally impressed. Excellent food, creative and presented with a flair.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Good experience, staff was hospitable and helpful, the food was good but in comparison to reviews we had seen we expected better. My Pork Chop was good and my wife’s burger were both good but nothing to write home about. The sides left quite a lot to be desired, my wife’s tater tot casserole I think it was called was way overloaded with sour cream which overpowered everything else in the dish. My asparagus was excessively covered in butter reduction along with ham and egg? Also the au gratin that came with my pork chop seemed overloaded with butter as well. Staying simpler with the dishes instead of going overboard trying to be different/upscale/fancy in terms of the food would be an improvement here. A simple olive oil, salt and pepper prep for the asparagus would be tons better...maybe do some blind question asking to patrons what they think about the massive butter content of menu items and if they could improve would be a step in the right direction.

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Excellent service and very interesting menu options and preparations.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The evening was to celebrate a birthday and The Tavern did not disappoint. This was the first time for the person celebrating her birthday and she absolutely loved it! The scallops were delicious and fixed beautifully. Another entree was the tasting board and that was highly enjoyed and everything fixed wonderfully. The tasting boards are such a great way to try different entrees. I tried the pork chop which was good. This is the first time in many times coming to the Tavern that I would not necessarily rave about the dish. The meat was good but I was not as thrilled with the combination. To me, this dish was good but not unusual or outstanding. The wine suggested was perfect and of course the birthday dessert, which was the chocolate cake with homemade coffee ice cream. We will definitely be returning.

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2.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Eaten there many of times all good results this past weekend the food was not up to your standards at all very disappointed in two different courses

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We have eaten here a handful of times since we live 5 minutes from it. The ambiance and service is great. On our last visit we were seated immediately, a server came very quickly, our food came out hot also very quickly...if anything our service and food were maybe too quick! We were in and out in 35 minutes but were on a date and definitely not in a hurry. The skillet bread is wonderful, my house-made Sangria was phenomenal, the Romaine Salad was boring and dry (couldn't tell if it had any dressing at all), the Surf and Turf Tasting board was beautiful but all were lacking salt/seasoning in my opinion. Overall it was a bit of a disappointment for a $75 dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We always love coming to this restaurant. The food is always great, staff is friendly. We were seated at the counter overlooking the kitchen and it is truly amazing how friendly and efficient the staff is with cooking, plating and serving the food. We get to enjoy great food and a great show by sitting in that location. The short ribs are always amazing and the desserts are truly wonderful. Would highly recommend this restaurant!

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

@Jason was great, remembered us from months ago

really miss the chalk board dessert menu :-(

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Great food and wait staff!

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

The presentation of the food was good, but it wasn't worth the price. My wife and I both tried the sampler meals. The food was good, but nothing special. The only reason I give the overall score a 3 and not a 2 was because of the dessert. The half baked cookie was very good. With the prices being charged, the food should have been much better.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We went on Valentine's Day. They were busy but we still had fast and excellent service, immediately were seated with our reservation. We did end up getting seated next to the bathrooms with no view of their famous open kitchen, but it was at least quieter. Our server was knowledgeable and patient in explaining the menu. I was disappointed that the holiday menu did not allow for substitutions for our gluten-free dietary needs but we still had plenty of choices. All of our food was excellent, far exceeding my expectations. The price is definitely something to raise an eyebrow at (Apps, Dinner, Wine and Dessert = $150) but I will definitely go again for a special occasion. We had a great evening.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Second visit in about a years time. I recommend this place to those looking for a restaurant they’ve never been to and want something different than chain.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Took my special lady on a Valentine’s Day date. Service was spectacular, recommendations were accurate, whole experience was amazing! Thanks

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We are never disappointed. The food and service was very good as usual.

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