First Ward House

BBQ Restaurant
2101 Saint Joseph Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64505 2101 Saint Joseph Ave., Saint Joseph Directions
Today 12:00 AM - 1:30 AM Closed All Hours
+18162730039
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76% of 17 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    American, Barbecue, Burgers, Sandwiches, Cajun
  • Price
    <$15
  • Hours
    Sun
    12:00 AM - 1:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Mon
    11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tue-Sat
    12:00 AM - 1:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Cuisine
    American, Barbecue, Burgers, Sandwiches, Cajun
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Available
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Catering
    Yes
  • WiFi
    Yes
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Tips

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10 Tips
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Report | 3 years ago
Beer was cold but food items were blah.
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Report | 3 years ago
The reuben was fantastic!
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Report | 3 years ago
Great food, good service, reasonable price.
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Report | 3 years ago
First Ward House has really good sandwiches and sides, as well as ice cold beer. I plan to make it back there regularly...
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Report | 3 years ago
The food was fast, tasted great, and the service was phenomenal
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Report | 3 years ago
Great service and enjoyed the deck.
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Report | 3 years ago
Appetizer were small portion
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Report | 3 years ago
Fun relaxing enjoyable atmosphere. The new owners have really taken it up a notch. And the new menu is great. The smoked wings are wonderful.
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Report | 3 years ago
The service was terrible. We were there around 2:00pm on a Saturday & there was 1 person to take food/drink orders. There were 4 tables with from 2 to 4 people at each table. Once our order was finally taken, the food took quite some time. Make sure you order everything you could want initially because if you order anything else, it will take forever. All that being said, I would hate to see what the service would be if the they were busy. Take note & allow yourself plenty of time (1 1/2 - 2 hours for lunch) on a not busy day. I'm glad to have had 1/2 price groupon otherwise I would have been really unhappy!
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Report | 3 years ago
Great place, Comfy atmosphere, Super friendly staff. Good eats:)
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From Our Editors

For years, David Allison and Ryan Gerster—both standup comedians—worked as bartenders and cooks at bars and pubs, alternating work nights with comedy gigs. So when they decided to team up and take the reins at First Ward House, a storied saloon first opened as a hotel in 1878, they already had a vision for the place. "We've worked in bars and we know what people want," Allison told a writer for St. Joseph News-Press. Their formula consists of a broad selection of beers and spirits, live bands, and nourishment that ranges from specialty burgers to late-night pulled-pork tacos.

Dark wood floors and exposed brick walls lend First Ward House a timeless ambiance in which visitors can entertain themselves with games of Keno, billiards, and pool. With its close proximity to the historic French River Trade Route and the paths of the Pony Express, the pub is rumored to be haunted by spirits who finish patrons' beers when they're not looking.

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First Ward House

Sun
12:00 AM - 1:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Mon
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tue-Sat
12:00 AM - 1:30 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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