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1860's Hard Shell Cafe and Bar

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Soulard
Bar, Pub, Seafood
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1860 S 9th St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3904
+1 314-231-1860
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Hayward, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in with 12 people. The wait staff was great i had blackened chicken Cesar salad...Was good but put raw onion s on top and too many croutons...Overall was good. Best was the waitress who divided up the bill 8 ways and NEVER complained. Most of us were greatful for her work. Will come back because out service was... More 

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1 Thank Bull_Hamster
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Table shuffleboard, pool, darts, full bar, and good service. What more could you possibly want?! Well, if you want more, there's a lot of other options right in the neighborhood! A good place to go for loud fun. (If you want to sit and chat quietly, move along).

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Thank Sheehanphoto
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Friendly, neighborhood feeling, great service, and live music. The usual pub/bar feel but with a local flair.

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1 Thank ddrischell
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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127 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The food is good. The service is attentive. They have sports on TV. What else could you ask for. The menu is a little bit Cajun but mostly American. They have a daily special which is always good. They also have shuttle service to Busch Stadium, Savis Center, and Fairmont Race Track on Horse Hooky Tuesdays. Check it out.

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Thank Mike B
great midwest
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Decided to get lunch here as I remembered they had southern-type foods. The first thing that struck me was an odd smell, like cleanser, and it basically bothered my husband and I the entire meal. Our food was excellent - I had a crabcake blt, and the service was excellent. But the atmosphere was really not very pleasant, with that... More 

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1 Thank readytotravel95
Mt. Vernon, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We didn't eat here but had a few drinks. Very fast and friendly service. The band was great, not too loud and drew a crowd of all ages. You can get up and dance. Not cover charge, not sure of other night though.

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Thank Sherry F
Linn Creek, Missouri
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Every time we go to St. Louis, we go to the 1860. We've never eaten there because we go for the live music - which they have 7 nights a week. The staff is always great and we always hear good bands and have a great time. It's in the Soulard district, which is a must if you're in St.... More 

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Thank Blondie1965
Springfield, Illinois
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a review for the Game Room addition only: Awesome! When I heard about the Game Room, I didn't know what to expect. I was hoping for a video arcade; no such luck. Instead pool tables, dartboards, shuffleboard, and Golden Tee all placed in strategic locations around the room fill the bar with friendly competition. You might have to... More 

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Thank Joseph B
St. Louis, Missouri
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290 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

My husband and I dined here with our sister and brother-in-law this past weekend. Each couple ordered a half dozen raw oysters to split. They were great! They were a little expensive but most raw oysters in St. Louis are not cheap! Three of us ordered the Cajun sampler which had red beans and rice, gumbo, and jambalaya served with... More 

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Thank stjohnbeachlover
London
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175 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Just like the title says, I really love this place but more as a local than a tourist. I was a regular here for years. The restaurant is a lot more roomy if you go to eat and the food is ok. Don't expect Gordon Ramsey to serve you any culinary delights, the menu is pretty plain for what it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1860 S 9th St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3904
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Soulard
  • Neighbourhood: Soulard
  • Phone Number: +1 314-231-1860

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