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Iron Barley Eating

5510 Virginia Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63111-1939
+1 314-351-4500
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“spaetzle” (27 reviews)
“monte cristo” (17 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5510 Virginia Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63111-1939
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Iron Barley, which used to be on Virginia Avenue in South Saint Louis, has moved to High Ridge, MO, and changed its name to Iron Barley High Hog Ridge. They had been open for exactly one week when we visited. What hasn't changed is the...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Check on the address because I think Iron Barley is moving a bit northwest to a larger venue. From the minute you get out of your car, you can smell the cooker at the back door. YUM. Very sophisticated and subtle herbs draw out the...More

1  Thank HeyJerry2011
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Bacon wrapped white cheddar seared & topped with tomatoes and onion with balsamic vinegar. Absolutely ruined me for a regular bruschetta.

1  Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is the worst food we have ever ate. Arriving around 4:00 on a friday and the place was empty should have been my first clue. But having seen this on tv i thought we were safe, nope! tired the snitzel and spetzel but the...More

Thank mason k
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Average food and heavy on the garlic, average atmosphere, average service, just plane average. Kind of expected slightly above that as it had been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The food here is pretty good. However, when I ordered prime rib medium rare and I got it well done, it didn't inspire me to come back. Another time I went here for a take-out order, they forgot my sides. And it wasn't at all...More

Thank M.A. D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a little hole-in-the-wall place that once made it on Diners Drive-Ins and Dives TV Show. The food is consistently top notch. We go here a lot to get the beef barley soup. It is oh so good and rich in flavor. The other...More

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been here a couple of times and LOVE it. Very friendly staff, wide variety of food (especially for such a small place) with specials made from local ingredients.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Lots of local craft beers and great food. Had the Turkey Philly and a cup of Beef & Pepper Soup. Nice place to hang out when the Cubs game got rained out.

1  Thank Dana O
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Walking into this place gave me the feeling of a small town bar where I grew up. Full bar with lots of craft beers. The menu is diverse! I ordered the openface barbecue beef. It was served on a fresh pretzel roll with a side...More

Thank LanG4523
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5510 Virginia Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63111-1939
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-351-4500
We are open Tuesday 3:00 -9:00 Wednesday - Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday 11:00 Am - 10:00 pm Closed Sunday Monday and Tuesday...
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