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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
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 21:30
Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Pappy's has good food and reasonable pricing. Their tenderloins are great. Especially the Guido tenderloin which is my favorite there. They open early enough for breakfast unless you are a 1st shifter but pack it in for lunch and dinner on most days. Go and enjoy.

Thank TravelinMikee
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 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 24 September 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 19 August 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 18 March 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 5 March 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
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 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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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 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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147 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 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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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 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

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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
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
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?