St. Charles Bars: Where the Best Happy Hours Are


After a day of exploration, visitors need time to wind down at one of the St. Charles bars before gearing up for the evenings affairs. What better time to choose than during St. Charles happy hour. Happy hour is a dedicated time slot where establishments offer a discount on food and drinks for employees punching out at the end of the workday. However, happy hour is meant for everyone's enjoyment, which means it is a great time for visitors to sit back, relax, and enjoy cheap beer and food. BBOnline is your destination guide when deciding which of the St. Charles bars fit your happy hour needs.

Trailhead Brewing Company
921 South Riverside Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 946-2739  

A restaurant and microbrewery, Trailhead Brewing is located in historic downtown St. Charles. The company occupies a renovated industrial building, making the ambiance unique. Trailhead Brewing happy hour runs Monday through Friday beginning at 4 p.m. The happy hour offers guests half-off appetizers and pizzas. While enjoying food, patrons can try nearly 10 Trailhead brews. If you cannot choose, make it easy and get the beer sampler. Brewery tours are also available for those looking for additional amusement. If you miss happy hour, then stop in for their late night menu which offers half-priced appetizers and pizza, too. Overall Trailhead has great service, an excellent food selection, and a nice happy hour when visiting a St. Charles Inn.

Locos Grill and Pub
3803 Elm St
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 916-4888

What makes Locos Grill and Pub so fantastic is their seven day happy hour. Not only does Locos Grill have happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., but they have an evening special too, running every night from 9 p.m. to close, as well as during all Rams, Cardinals, Mizzou, and Blues games. You cannot get a better deal than this. Patrons will find specials on pints and bottle beer, including well drinks, shots and domestic pitchers. If you get the munchies, BBOnline definitely recommends checking out Locos' menu. The Cuban and Lemon Pepper Wings top our charts. Make sure to stop by when staying at a St. Charles bed and breakfast.

Grappa's Grill
1644 Country Club Plaza Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63303
(636) 940-5400

Grappa's is a staple of the St. Charles area, and their happy hour deserves as much attention. Running Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Grappa's happy hour includes select draft and bottled beer, and includes well drinks. If you are looking for a signature drink, make sure to try the bloody mary, made to perfection. They also offer a daily food special, which is certainly worth a look. Whether you choose the special or an item from the menu, you will find portions large and tasty.

Hotshots Sports Bar
1636 Country Club Plaza Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63303
(636) 947-8833 

Visitors experience a unique happy hour at Hotshots. Running Monday through Friday, beer discounts are priced based on the time. Called "Beat the Clock," the earlier patrons arrive the less they pay for drinks. As time ticks away, the discount becomes smaller until happy hour ends. The establishment also offers a happy hour food special. For $3, guests can order burgers, wings or pizza. And if you are looking for a place to watch the game, Hotshots is your destination with plenty of flat screen TVs to catch your eye.