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5 Great Patios for Happy Hour Drinks


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Provided

Everyone loves a good happy hour, but nothing beats sipping cool drinks with friends on a killer patio. Luckily, St. Louis has an amazing list of places to choose from when it comes to outdoor drinks. Here are five great patios to check out.

Note: Restaurant/bar closures due to COVID-19 restrictions are possible, so please call ahead to ensure the establishment is open for dine-in service.


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Hacienda's spacious patio is the place to be during happy hour, Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. Enjoy specials on house margaritas, top shelf margaritas, domestic buckets and more plus a few dips and nachos.

Billy G's

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Located in the heart of downtown Kirkwood, Billy G's takes its patio game to the next level. The ambiance is unmatched, and happy hour (Monday through Friday from 2-6 p.m.) is a beer lover's dream. Domestic drafts are $2, domestic bottles are $2.50 and craft drafts and 16-ounce craft cans are $5. Score deals on house wine, sangria and well cocktails too!


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Twinkling string lights, a bubbling fountain and plenty of cozy seating—Sanctuaria's patio in the Grove is a beautiful oasis to enjoy cocktails. Enjoy "wild tapas" and unique cocktail creations during happy hour Tuesdays through Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. and late nights Friday and Saturday from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Urban Chestnut's Midtown Biergarten

Urban Chestnut's expansive patio is a traditional German-style biergarten with plenty of seating. Dogs are welcome to accompany you as you sip pilsners, dunkels and lagers.

Chase Club

Kick it up a notch at The Chase Park Plaza hotel's Chase Club with poolside food and drinks. The Mediterranean-style architecture will transport you to Europe as you listen to live music alfresco.