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About The Tavern Kitchen & Bar - West

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 7 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.

2961 Dougherty Ferry Rd. Suite 101
St. Louis, MO 63122
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood, Gastro Pub

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Sunday: 5pm-close

Cross Street:
Big Bend Rd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(636) 825-0600

Website:
http://tavernstl.com/

Executive Chef:
Jesse Mills

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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!

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.

The Tavern Kitchen & Bar - West Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (42)
Special Occasion (35)
Creative Cuisine (33)
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Good for Anniversaries (30)
Fit for Foodies (30)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Tasting Menu (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Business Meals (16)
Good for Groups (16)
Bar Seating (16)
Romantic (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Casual (15)
Fun (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Authentic (11)
Cozy (11)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Seasonal (9)
Healthy (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Organic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

Never disappoints. Had not been to the Valley Park location in several years and I believe it improved on the great experiences I recall from my past. It was good to see some old standby favorites and several new items on the menu. It amazes me that other fine dinning establishments have not opened in the area. The Tavern bravely led the way in southwest county and others have failed to follow their lead. Based upon the crowds, the market would support others.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

The Tavern never disappoints. The food and the servers are consistently excellent.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Four of us had the place nearly to ourselves on a Sunday night....so it was like a little private dinner party, great service and terrific food....great burger, sampler, beet salad and wine of course!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Casual, Fun, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 8, 2018

First time, and it was exceptional.
Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The best chicken parmigiana I have ever had anywhere, including Italy.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

It was new year's and closed too early. Felt rushed to pay and go. Could have received better dining service as well.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Always a treat to go here for a special occasion without having to get all dressed up. We both had tasting boards (surf and turf and oak plank) and enjoyed the variety and amount of food. Good wine selection and a very good old-fashioned cocktail.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had an incredible New Year's Eve at the Tavern. The food and drinks were amazing! Our waiter was excellent too. It was an expensive evening, but worth it!

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Awesome food! Very GF friendly, including a free GF appetizer. Very friendly atmosphere!

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Went to The Tavern for NYE with my husband and another couple. My husband likes their cheeseburger because it’s the most All-American food you can find on the menu. The cheeseburger was gone for the holiday and replaced with a 70.00 dollar steak. I guess I should of checked the menu before making reservations. He got a tasting board and tried to eat what he could. I think our friends liked the salad and cookie dessert the most. Probably won’t be back for a while.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was great. They treated my 6 year old daughter with great respect. Poutine app and bread were great. Tasting board was good, but 3 of 4 items were lukewarm. We will be back, but it was expensive considering the lukewarm tasting board.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food is great. But way overpriced

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

As usual, the food & service was excellent

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

This was our first time eating there. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening and the food was fantastic.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Good for a Date, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We were in town for a few days and were not disappointed with the food or the atmosphere. We tried the family style appetizer and shared that as our entree. There was a different menu for this item as they had a New Year's menu. The appetizer included tastes of four items from the menu. The poached pear salad had small chunks of blue cheese, candied walnuts, and pears poached in white wine - delicious! For dessert we had the chocolate cake with salted caramel ice cream. Served in a cast iron dish, the cake was light and not a drop was left between us.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Food was good but very noisy and waiter carded our daughter and she Did not have have it on her as she just flew in from DC and 29 years old and would not serve her. She was in town to celebrate her engagement. Very poor and feet stuck to the floor it was so sticky!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The Tavern is our pre-theater routine---the terrific service always gives us plenty of time to make the performance. The seafood is the best in town---especially the trout when available. We love the choice of how we want the dish cooked and sauced to match the fish selection. And, the baby spinach salad is the best salad in town.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We've eaten here fairly often and it never disappoints. Looking forward to our next visit.

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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Fabulous meal, very creative menu with great flexibility on choices. Delicious flavor combinations that I'd never had before; seafood a specialty. Chef must truly love his work; the preparation and presentation were tops. Service was excellent, server very knowledgable, attentive but not overbearing. My group of six was most impressed and the dinner was a totally positive experience. Kitchen in full-view of diners, nothing to hide. Desserts were crazy-good, ranging from coffee creme brûlée to an over-the-top half cooked chocolate chip cookie with ice cream and peanut butter sauce. Highly recommend The a Tavern for a great meal you won't soon forget!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 13, 2017

great food and service nd they let us have a big table

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 12, 2017

We had a great birthday dinner celebration! Our waiter Jonathan provided wonderful service & very good menu recommendations! The food and service was outstanding!

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great service and good food. The only negative thing to say is i felt the menu was overpriced.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Outstanding food and service. I highly recommend sitting at the kitchen bar.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great food and service!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 6, 2017

One of my favorites. The warm bacon vinaigrette spinach salad is so good. Another highlight is the half baked chocolate chip cookie with ice cream and peanut butter mousse. Just a great restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We enjoy the Tavern every couple months. We like the subtle changes in the Tasting boards and the seasonal offerings. Our waiter Mike was helpful with preparations and pairings from the Fish Market. All in all, a consistent service and what we have become accustomed to at the Tavern.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Fun, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We have been going to the Tavern since opened and was casual food. Has evolved to an outstanding experience Our friends had never been there
We have gone to CWE location Had great gluten free menu for visiting friends but we still love this location!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great service! Nice menu offerings, though a bit overpriced. This is a nice place for a date night or special occasion, though there are many other fine dining options in the STL area that aren’t as pricey.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 28, 2017

It was our wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the experience and the food and service was very good. It’s a little pricey.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Restaurant was very crowded and loud. The appetizers were very good but the entrees were unremarkable and overpriced.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Overall it was a very good meal, I was expecting to be wow'd but wasn't. The pork chop special was very good but everything else we ordered was very bland. I would try again.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great meal as usual! Thank you for the excellent service.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great food and service. $25 corkage Fee per bottle seemed a bit high though.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent food and outstanding service! Creative menu!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

This is one of my favorite places to go. My wife and I love coming here for special occasions, or just for evenings that we want amazing food. We have always had wonderful service, and the desserts are absolutely amazing!

Tags: Late-night Find, People Watching, Tapas, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great dining experience! Wonderful staff. Drinks and food were perfection!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We always enjoy going to The Tavern. All the servers are always very accommodating. The new menu had some very tasty choices. They also have great drinks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 17, 2017

It started quiet, got packed, pretty boisterous crowd for a Thursday, which was terrific. My regular server was there, Mike is absolutely perfection in service personified. Completely chill, and attentive at once. great recommendations.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Service was a little slow but the food and atmosphere made up for it. It’s a little pricey but you absolutely get what you pay for—no regrets here!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent service. The food is always fantastic. We always enjoy eating at The Tavern. My husbands favorite restaurant.

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