Nick's Pub keeps crowds of locals and nighttime revelers satisfied with a menu of hearty Irish-American pub fare and a menu of more than 90 beers on tap?many of which come from local brewers. Guests chow down on shepherd's pie, fish 'n' chips, or half-pound burgers as they sip craft beers. They can play friendly games of darts and pool, or they dance and laugh along to live musicians and open-mic comedy on Sunday nights. Nick's Pub is also smoke-friendly, though they don't allow cigars or scented cigarettes.
In the heart of The Grove's up-and-coming avenue sits Joyia, a Mediterranean-style tapas venture from Chuck Pener, the owner of Momos Greek Restaurant in University City, Missouri, that combines flavors inspired by Greece, Italy, Spain, and eastern Mediterranean countries. This tempting combination has already earned the city's attention, with everyone from the neighborhood association to the foodies at Sauce Magazine already buzzing with anticipation. When they're not busy adding to the dining room's unique atmosphere, diners turn their attention to the versatile menu, munching small plates of pork empanadas and spanakopita, grabbing kabobs featuring grilled chicken, roasted lamb, or beef tenderloin. Belly dancers further emphasize the Mediterranean atmosphere with performances six nights a week.
Right on the corner of Clayton and Tamm, in St. Louis' Dogtown neighborhood, the smell of delicious New York–style pizza and the sound of laughter draw passersby into Felix's Pizza Pub. Owners Tom Galbraith and Steven Kolb share a friendship that goes back to first grade, as well as a deep respect for the New York–style pizza: crispy on the bottom, chewy on top, and never too thick or too thin. Chef Andy Roesch whips up these tasty pies from handmade dough, crowning them with fresh toppings such as Italian-style sausage, basil, sundried tomato, and caramelized onion. Diners can also sink their teeth into slow-cooked baby back ribs, wrap their hands around shredded-beef sandwiches and shredded-pork sandwiches, or dip some of Felix's trashed wings tossed in jalapeno ranch.
Guests pair these feasts with cold beers and cocktails. Monday night they sing karaoke, and each March, people rise early and head to Felix’s to stake out prime viewing spots along the Dogtown St. Patrick's Day–parade route, which runs right past the pizza pub.
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Inside a big brick building at the corner of Manchester and Newstead, a taste of the Irish awaits. Welcome to O'Shay's Pub, a Grove neighborhood staple that combines an Irish pub atmosphere with an American sports bar, complete with craft beers served alongside Irish favorites. The constantly rotating draft- and bottled-beer selection includes the expected Guinness, Harp, and Smithwick's?but also seasonal brews, such as pumpkin ales and Oktoberfests. Pub grub continues this spirit of combining a bit o' the Irish with American favorites, from the house-fried irish crisps (thinly sliced house chips served with Harp cheese sauce) to the house-cured corned beef tacos. Burgers, tacos, nachos, and brats also abound, but those wistful for Dublin can partake of traditional Irish meals?including bangers and mash and shepherd's pie to wash down with Guinness pints.