The Famous Bar

Bar, Music Venue, Dive Bar
$ $
5213 Chippewa St (at Brannon Ave)
St Louis, MO 63109
(314) 832-2211
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 1:30am
3:00pm - 12:00am

With free Wifi and loads of live acts, you'd think that this spot would have taken a turn for the fancy, but it has truly stayed true to its dive bar roots.  



  • You've got to have the chocolate martini. So amazingly good.
  • Great martinis! Smoking allowed here.
  • Love their dirty vodka martini!
  • 2011 RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Bloody Mary
  • If you like it spicy try the Cajun Mary. I always ask for extra pickled green beans. Oh this one you may need a full-sized beer and not just the complementary bud light shot that comes with all Marys.
  • Best lounge in south city.
  • RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Martini
  • The Famous Bar is a great little bar, often with great live music. But, it's unique for it's awesome bartenders. It's only on the menu as a shot, but you can get a Pomegranite Martini that is killer
  • Peach Penguin!
  • Great martinis and the owner is awesome!
  • Excellent and cheap martinis
  • Check out The Famous Bar as seen on Drinking Made Easy
  • Try an Old Fashion with your favorite bourbon.
  • Voted Best Bloody Mary in RFT's Best of STL 2013. Order the Quail Mary. It contains all the qualities of the perfect bloody mary!
  • I had a great time there. Reminds me of an old speak easy/cigar bar and great martinis!
  • Great bloody marys
  • Best bloodies in town!
  • Favorite Martini? Tied between the Extra Dirty and the Citronella

Nearby places

3707 S Kingshighway Blvd (Kingshighway Blvd at Beck)
6191 Delmar Blvd
5098 Arsenal St (at Brannon Ave)