With MLS season underway, it’s safe to say that CITYPARK has become a new mainstay of St. Louis’ sport scene. If you’re looking for a bar to watch the game near the stadium (or grab a beer before you head in), we’ve got you covered with these five spots.
Cheer on the home team while sipping on a beer from an iconic St. Louis brewery. You’ll find a variety of beers on top, from coffee stout to IPAs to fruity sours. Food options include burgers, chicken wings and prime rib sandwiches. Open most days from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., it’s likely to be bustling with people while the game’s on.
2100 Locust St., St. Louis, Missouri, 314-241-2337, schlafly.com
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If you want to feel the energy of CITYPARK without actually buying a ticket, Maggie O’Brien’s is the place to be – it’s located just across the street from the stadium. The Irish pub has multiple high-definition TVs and a fun, welcoming atmosphere. Its beer list includes brews from local spots, including 4 Hands, Urban Chestnut and O’Fallon Brewery.
2000 Market St., St. Louis, Missouri, 314-421-1388, maggieobriens.com
Beffa’s Bar & Restaurant
Head to Beffa’s to watch the game and score great happy hour deals. Enjoy half off cocktails, draft beer, wine and spirits from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesdays through Fridays. Snack on classic bar snacks, including chicken wings, toasted ravioli and spinach and artichoke dip.
2700 Olive St., St. Louis, Missouri, 314-571-9367, beffas.com
The Pitch Athletic Club & Tavern
No list of places to watch MLS games downtown would be complete without The Pitch Athletic Club & Tavern. Located in Union Station just a stone’s throw away from the stadium, this soccer-themed venue prides itself on serving sports fans. Its diverse drink menu includes cider, lagers, Belgian-style brews, IPAs and plenty of red and white wines.
2 S. 20th St., Midtown, St. Louis, Missouri, 314-802-3400, thepitch-stl.com
Midtown has more to offer than just beer: Brick River Cider is a great casual spot to grab a drink while you watch St. Louis City SC take on its rivals. Its seasonal ciders include flavors like cucumber basil spritz, homestead peach and mission mango. Fill any 64-ounce growler for just $10.
2000 Washington Ave., St. Louis, Missouri, 314-224-5046, brickrivercider.com