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Pappy's Grill And Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2501 Messanie St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-3214
+1 816-390-9550
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

One of us had soup and a wrap sandwich--great! Another had the daily special of a full meal--hearty! I had a tenderloin with potatoes and gravy--Yummy! Breakfast has been delightful, also. I like that they serve a small pitcher of iced tea with each order--awesome! Full bar, entertaining with TV sports. Fast service--usually 1 hour total from beginning to end.

Thank Dana N
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

There are so many burgers to choose from. The grilled cheese bacon cheeseburger is awesome. Wait staff was very friendly.

Thank rdbailey79
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

My coworkers and I eat here weekly. We love the food and the owners are great too! They really go above and beyond for customers. Do yourself a favor stop by here one and get yourself some good food. My personal favorite is the chicken strip basket. Lunch time is typically busy but a worker will always be there to... More 

Thank Chelsea L
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Pappy's servers remember their diners and their preferences. If an item is left behind, Pappy's saves it for the diner. The portions are generous and economical.

Thank Donnasjmo
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

Best locally made burger in town! Tons of options, large kids meals. Very good and always grilled to perfection!

Thank MOdismom
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

I was in town on business, and chose this place for lunch based on good reviews. I had a great meal - a pork tenderloin sandwich (seldom seen outside the Midwest), American fries (sliced fried potatoes) and a big iced tea. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank Phil A
Kansas City, Missouri
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Great food, hot roast beef sandwich, chicken Parmesan, BLT's.... Yummy!! All the staff was friendly, attentive and very nice!! A great family restaurant!

Thank debbydif
Jefferson City, Missouri
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136 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Located in a former drugstore in my boyhood neighborhood, Pappy's is THE place to meet friends in a sometimes noisy - NASCAR or Chiefs on! - but always friendly atmosphere. They have great sandwiches and sides and they serve iced tea the way I like it - in PITCHERS! That is right, tea fans: you drink your favorite beverages from... More 

Thank John M
Kansas city, mo
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

I eat pork tenderloins regularly and this one was sub par for the group I was with. The breeding and thickness of the sandwich was lacking.

Thank kansascitynative
St. Jospeh
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is good, except for once and it took forever to get our dinner and then when we did it was overcooked, couldn't eat it, didn't complain. Just left.

Thank Cheryl L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 Messanie St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-390-9550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?