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Iron Barley Eating

) #174 of 2,348 Restaurants in Saint Louis €€ - €€€ American,
5510 Virginia Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63111-1939
+1 314-351-4500
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 10 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 10 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 5 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 25 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
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Within a week we have been to the restaurant for dinner. I cannot say enough good things about the food here. On the first visit we tried the beef barley soup. The soup is rich with flavor and loaded with beef. Also, we tired the...More

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was my second trip here, and I came for dinner with my parents. We all loved our food. Both my parents started with the Beef Barley soup. My father and I had the pulled pork ravioli. I highly recommend it. My mother had their...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Brought my bf up for a birthday day trip to STL and found this sweet little gem here on Tripadvisor! I'm so glad I found it. He is a HUGE fan of prime rib and when I saw the reviews on this I had to...More

Thank Amy B
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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