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The Pat Connolly Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


$7 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
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add fries or coleslaw to an appetizer for $2 to make it a meal!
Chicken Tenders
6 boneless tenders in our traditional or seasoned breading.
Hot Wings
a pound of wings in buffalo sauce, fried or grilled. served with ranch or blue cheese.
Fried Wings
6 whole wings in our traditional or seasoned breading.
Toasted Ravioli
a st. louis tradition! your choice of beef or cheese, served with marinara.
French Fried Shrimp
6 hand-breaded jumbo shrimp & house-made cocktail sauce.
Livers & Gizzards
breaded & fried; choose one or a mix.
Rosemary & Roasted Garlic Dip
a light & smooth white bean dip with a lemony tang, served with tortilla chips.
Small 4
Large 6.5
Onion Rings
thick-cut homemade rings.
our house-made dressings include ranch, caesar, blue cheese, house oil & vinegar, balsamic vinaigrette, & sweet lemon vinaigrette.
Cup 3.5
Bowl 5.5
Soup of the Day
Cup 3.5
Bowl 5.5
Homemade Chili
Cup 3.5
Bowl 5.5
Reuben Soup
a creamy swiss base with corned beef, potatoes & rye croutons.
Small 4
Large 7
Dinner Salad
bibb lettuce, croutons, tomato, cucumber & carrots.
Small 5
Large 8
Add Chicken 3
Caesar Salad
romaine, parmesan, and croutons in our homemade dressing.
Spinach Salad
bacon, hardboiled egg, tomato & red onion. served with a warm bacon glaze.
Add Bacon 1
Add Chicken 3
The Big Salad
chopped romaine, carrots, red pepper, cucumber, green apple, edamame & goat cheese.
all sandwiches come with a side (some add $0.50) & are prepared just the way you like them: lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle available upon request. add cheddar, swiss, american, or pepper jack cheese $0.50. add bacon or avocado to any sandwich $1.
Vegan Match Meat Add 1
8 ounces of certified angus beef on a soft bun.
Vegan Match Meat Add 1
Patty Melt
a hamburger grilled on marble rye with grilled onions, tomato & cheese.
Salmon Burger
grilled salmon with spicy chipotle mayo.
thick-cut bacon, lettuce, tomato & garlic mayo on ciabatta or toast.
corned beef, swiss, sauerkraut & 1000 island dressing, grilled on marble rye.
French Dip
roast beef piled high on a french roll with au jus.
grilled or fried chicken breast with your choice of chipotle, garlic, or pesto mayo. buffalo dipped on request.
Fresh Veggie
spinach, tomato, avocado & cucumber on ciabatta, with pesto mayo or rosemary bean spread.
these dinners come with your choice of two of the sides listed below. substitute a cup of soup for $1 or a side salad for $2.
Pat's Famous Fried Chicken
half a chicken (4 pieces) hand-breaded in our traditional or seasoned batter.
Classic Fish & Chips
hand-breaded cod served with homemade tartar sauce. malt vinegar available on request.
Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop
two chops in a salt & pepper rub. great with mashed potatoes & garlicky green beans.
House-Made Sauces & Dressings $0.50.
A La Carte 3
French Fries
A La Carte 3
House-Made Chips
A La Carte 3
Mashed Potatoes
A La Carte 3
Oil & Vinegar Coleslaw
A La Carte 3.5
Vanilla Sweet Potato Fries
A La Carte 3.5
Fresh Garlicky Green Beans
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be on guard for a bit o'the Irish sass ;) Our waitress was very pleasant and was not above engaging in verbal duel when a witty remark was thrown at her. I laughed SO hard!! It was all in fun as she sat down to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Every1sMom
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Great Tavern food, the selection was great and its what you would expect from a pub or tavern. Kid friendly and if you spend $25 then kids meals are half off. Nice little place with great service. I will be going back with my family....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rob f
Reviewed February 12, 2019

The house salad was just ok. The garlicky green beans left a lot to be desired-sub par oriental restaurant type beans. The ice tea was so watered down it was very light brown and no the flavor at all-just drink water and save yourself the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Patricia P
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We were in St Louis for medical reasons and were advised to give this bar a shot as it was just down the street from where we were staying and because they had a fried chicken dinner special that had everyone salivating. Approaching the bar...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mkhmn
Reviewed September 15, 2018

An eclectic and beloved part of Dogtown. Great food with vegan options. Reasonable prices for the portions.Be prepared to take home a box. ;)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ellen B
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 13 on a Saturday at 10:30 a.m. we were accommodated and found this was not typical bar food! We were in time for the weekend brunch menu. I chose the quiche - it was wonderful! Others had the fried chicken...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Debbie K
Kate P, General Manager at The Pat Connolly Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thanks so much for stopping by, Debbie! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit, we walked from our hotel. The food was good and moderately priced. The fried shrimp appetizer was good, as was the fried chicken. I ordered the fish and chips and the fish was good but the bar chips were fantastic....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 198amandat
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We stopped here after a day at the zoo and were pleasantly surprised. My kids were a bit cranky after a long, hot day at the zoo, but the waitress was super nice and helpful still. All of our food was great, especially the fries...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sidebones
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The Pat Connolly Tavern has been in this location in St. Louis for as long as I can remember. When I was a little girl, some of my relatives from out-of-town would go there for their fried brain sandwiches. One of my aunts was a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pat L
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I moved to STL 19 years ago but only made it here today, shame on me. Great service, Duke!, food and beverages. Awesome half and half. This is the real deal Irish Tavern you’re always looking for.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ozdocgp
Joe J, Owner at The Pat Connolly Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback, we're glad you found us to be the Real Deal Irish Pub!

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