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LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The circa may not be accurate, they are the earliest I was able to locate


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WHERE BEER WAS SOLD RETAIL

Old city directory listing of where beer was sold
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa: early 1900's
A.D. HINES SALOON
UNKNOWN ADDRESS

Alvin D. Hines was Andrew Poages's grandmothers great-uncle
He does not know where it was located (as yet)
The numbers 2412 are located above the doorway
Photo submitted by Andrew Poage






UNKNOWN TAVERN
1216 South 10th Street

Located north of Phillip Ice Cream on South 10th Street




Circa 1955
AL'S INN
JIM'S PLACE
2110 Francis





AL Romig1 AL Romig2

AL ROMIG'S
1224 South 10th Street

1224 South 10th Street
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 submitted by Terry McGinnis




American Tavern1 2 3

Circa 1955
AMERICAN TAVERN
1001 North 3rd

1001 North 3rd
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
ANDREW'S TAVERN
1226 South 6th

Across from Union Depot




A's & Jr's Tavern

A's & Jr's TAVERN
1702 Messanie

1702 Messanie
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Huffman Bar

A's & Jr's TAVERN
401 Illinois Avenue

401 Illinois Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1854
APEX-BUFFALO SALOON
412-414 Edmond
205-207 South 4th

In 1854, Fred Stephfen and George Bode founded the Buffalo Saloon at 412 Edmond Street
According to the 1953 city directory, there was also an entrance from 4th street

Photo #1 - Newspaper article about the saloon
Photo #2 - An Apex-Buffalo token
Photo #3 - Newspaper article
Phoro #4 - Advertising Baseball score keeper
Photo #5 - Inside view of Baseball score keeper
Photo #6 - Matchbook cover
Photo #7 - Apex-Buffalo Saloon recent photo




Arizona Tavern

Circa 1955
ARIZONA TAVERN
5302 Lake Avenue

5302 Lake Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Hickory Tavern

Circa 1955
BABE's & JR's HICKORY TAVERN
2302 South 11th St

2302 South 11th St
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
B & M TAVERN
2301 South 6th





Circa 1955
BALANO TAVERN
1123 North 3rd





BALLERINA CLUB
401 South 6th







Circa 1955
BALLY & GARDNER TAVERN
CLYDE'S TAVERN
QUEEN JIM'S PLACE
407 Illinois Avenue




Ben Billers Tavern

BEN BILLERS TAVERN
2423 Messanie

2423 Messanie
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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BEN MAGOON'S FAMOUS DELICATESSON
702 SOUTH 8TH
632 SOUTH 8TH

The original Site of Magoon's was located at 702 South 8th Street

The business was moved to 632 South 8th Street at a later date

Home of delicious rye bread sandwiches; such as scrappy beef or corned beef with slaw & kosher pickle, pickled eggs, pickled pigs feet, lots of different pickles, spices, kosher chilli and cheesecake

My mouth is watering

Barry Woodhall restored and reopened Ben Magoon's in January 2007

Photo #1 - 702 South 8th Street - as it looked on June 18, 1918
Photo #2 - Inside view early 1940's (L-R) Ben Rich, Harry Magoon, Ben Magoon
Photo #3 - 632 South 8th St - As it appeared in 2006
Photo #4 - Current 2011 photo at 632 South 8th
Photo #5 - Photo taken inside Magoons Nov. 15th, 1910
Photo #6 - Ben Magoons matchbook cover
Photo #7 - This is a 630-632 South 8th Ben Magoon's advertisement
Photos #8-10 taken by David Osgood in 2013




BERMUDA TAVERN
218 ½ Felix







BILL's PUB
6210 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa 1955
BLUE BLAZE TURF CLUB
4909 King Hill
5100 King Hill Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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BLUE DIAMOND TAVERN
5927 Lake Avenue

5927 Lake Avenue
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes





BLUE FRONT TAVERN
617 South 8th Street





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Circa 1955
BLUE TOWN TAVERN
1002 South 10th St

1002 South 10th St
This area was once called Blue Town
There once were numerous buildings in the area that was painted blue
Blue Town Tavern was the last remaining structure
The Blue Town Tavern was torn down in August 2012 and is now a large empty lot
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




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BLUM BROTHERS BUFFET BEER
102 North 2nd Street
Demolished during Urban Renewal







BONNIE & CLYDE'S
1607 North Belt






BOTTOMS UP BAR & GRILL
2007 St Joseph Avenue

Photo taken in 2013 by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1899
BROWN BEAR TAVERN
2028 St Joseph Avenue

The Brown Bear Tavern was established in 1899 and is still in business in 2014

Photos #1 & 6 - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 - Circa 1955 - submitted by Jeff Lewis
Photos #3-5 - taken in 2013 by David Osgood




Circa 1955
BROWN OWL TAVERN
924 North 3rd








BROWN DERBY TAVERN
UNKNOWN ADDRESS





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BROWN's PLACE
1502 South 12th

Also known as Brown's Saloon
This tavern was said to be on Sacramento
I found the building in photo #2 at 1502 South 12th (12th & Sacramento)
Looks to be the same but with many doors and windows filled in
2nd story windows have different spacing but the little shed attached at the rear looks basically the same
I am planning on taking several photos for comparison




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Circa 1955
BUCKET SHOP
5225 Lake Avenue

This combination resturant & tavern got it's name from serving beer in buckets
Located near the stock yards & packing houses, it once was a very thriving establishment
They were famous for their beefburgers which are still trying to be copied today
The Southgate at Alabama & King Hill has a very, very close replica of the once famous Bucket Shop Beefburger
The interior shot shows how the resturant side looked until the 1990's before it was remodeled by the new owner, Rusty Hurst
I don't have a picture of the tavern side when it was remodeled
When Rusty Hurst re-opened it, the beefburgers were very close to the original Bucket Shop beefburger except the bun was different
After Rusty Hurst closed the Bucket Shop was closed it sat empty for a few years
In 2004, Eric and Linda Ambrozi leased the Bucket Shop from Rusty Hurst. It was re-opened as Daddy O's, a combination biker bar and resturant
Eric passed away in Dec 2004 and the business was once again sold
In 2010, Boudreaux's Louisiana Sea Food & Steaks opened a restaurant in this building
Even though it was called the same name, it did not have the same menu as their downtown location
In 2011, the business closed and the building is once again empty
All of the old Bucket Shop exterior signs and details have now vanished wiping out all memories of a once great tavern

Photo #1 - The Bucket Shop as it appeared in the 1940's
Photo #2 - The Bucket Shop as it appeared in the 1980's
Photo #3 - The Bucket Shop as it appeared in the 1980's
Photo #4 - the bar side had wooden booths, you could also eat in the bar side
Photo #5 - An old Bucket Shop advertisement
Photo #6 - A Bucket Shop ashtray
Photo #7 - A Bucket Shop Advertisement
Photo #8 - Bucket Shop birthday gift card
Photo #9 - Current condition of the old Bucket Shop building
Photo #10 - original Bucket Shop's kitchen area, Tim, a friend's brother
Photo #11 - Pete Chirila, owner of the Bucket Shop
Photo #12 - Original Bucket Shop advertisement




Circa 1955
CASA LOMA TAVERN
206 West Missouri





THE CAVERN
224 North 3rd





Circa 1955
CHEROKEE TAVERN
309 West Cherokee





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CHEZ DON'S COCKTAIL LOUNGE
MASSEY'S BBQ
2000 St Joseph Avenue

Chez Don's was owned & operated by Don Blevins
Don Blevins also had a car lot across the street from the lounge
Massey BBQ was here in later years, unfortunately Mr Massey died and the best BBQ in town died with him
Numerous businesses have occupied the building since Massey




Circa 1955
CLUB 408
408 Francis





Circa 1955
CLUB 420
420 South 6th Street







CLEVE AND ETHYL'S
2900 Pear

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






CORDONNIER'S PLACE
2221 South 4th

No longer open for business, closed a year or so ago in 2013 or 2014
Photo submitted by Brooke Kickman




Circa 1955
COUNTRY CLUB TAVERN
1120 North 6th





Circa 1955
COURTER'S TAVERN
2102 South 4th





Circa 1955
CRYSTAL BAR
401 Edmond





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Circa 1955
JUDY'S D & G TAVERN & RESTAURANT
1918 Frederick Ave

This was once the home of a a fine restaurant and bar
Every wall was loaded with old time photos and memorbilla
My parents would take me to the D&G some 62 years ago, over the years there had been some minor changes
Such as removal of the bowling game machine I loved to play
The manager/owner, Pete Miner, finally retired and sold the business
I don't remember how long the new D&G was open, but it didn't last very long
They held an auction for all of the antique memorbilla and fixtures and closed the doors forever
In April 2012, Napolis Italian restaurant purchased the D&G and moved from their downtown location
They appeared to be doing great. They had the best Italian dishes in town
However due to financial problems they closed their doors in 2013
As of 2013, the D&G structure is once again for sale




DeMAR TAVERN
2536 South 6th








DESARAI LOUNGE
603 South 8th Street

The building no longer exists




DIPSY DOODLE TAVERN
5108 King Hill





DOMINI TAVERN
802 North 3rd





Circa 1955
DON'S TAVERN
1901 Frederick Avenue





Circa 1955
DOTY'S TAVERN & CAFE
302 Edmond





DOWNTOWNER
725 Edmond





DRUMMER'S BAR
412 Francis Street





FAIRVIEW TAVERN
309 West Cherokee






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Circa 1955
FARMERS HOME BAR
326-328 Edmond





Family Tavern1 2

FAMILY TAVERN
CORNELIUS TAVERN
POP A TOP TAVERN
5107 Savannah Road

5107 Savannah Road
This was originally a bank
In the early 1950's, Michael Schiltz purchased the building and converted it into the Family Tavern
Mike & Rosalie Schiltz operated the tavern until his death in 1980
It then became Cornelius Family Tavern until a few years ago when it became Pop A Top Tavern




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Circa 1878
FIRST WARD HOUSE
FIRST WARD TAVERN
2101 St Joseph Avenue

2101 St Joseph Avenue
The First Ward House first opened in 1878
Originally, the upstairs was a hotel and the lower section was a saloon
For decades, the upstairs doubled as a brothel
The First Ward House is one of the oldest bars west of the Mississippi River and it is still in operation
The building is located on the northeast corner of Grand Avenue and St Joseph Avenue
In the 1950's, bricks from the top 2 floors were used to reconstruct the Pony Express Stables
Over the years, the building became very dilapidated and was in danger of being torn down
In 1998, a new owner totally remodeled the old structure and appears to be doing a prosperous business
The Grand Avenue bridge in the background once spanned Chicago Northwestern tracks
A newer bridge had replaced the old, but now the tracks & bridge are both gone, as well as the hill as seen in a few photos

Photo #1 - The Grand Avenue bridge once spanned Chicago Northwestern tracks
Photo #2 - 1900 interior photo
Photo #3 - submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photos #9-12 taken in 2013 by David Osgood
Photos #13-17 March 17,2015 St Pats day, fire broke out in the kitchen




Circa 1955
FIVE CORNERS BAR & GRILL
901 Frederick Avenue





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FLASH TAVERN
CARMEN'S TAVERN
DALE'S INN
THE HIPPOPOTAMUS
3735 So 11th Street Road

The Flash Tavern opened back in the 1950's and after numerous taverns occupying the building, it was torn down in the late 1970's or early 1980's
It was a small tavern located on the south side of 11th Street Road, just west of 16th Street
The building in now gone, just an empty field




Four Twenty Club

FOUR TWENTY CLUB
420 South 6th St

420 South 6th St
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Franks Tavern

FRANKS TAVERN
SUSIE'S PLACE
1927 Olive

1927 Olive
Currently Susie's Place
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
FRIENDLY TAVERN
617 South 8th





Gan & Kirchoff Tavern

GANN & KIRCHOFF TAVERN
GRAND AVENUE TAVERN
1101 Grand Avenue

1101 Grand Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




GARFIELD TAVERN
2612 South 11th





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GARLAND'S TAVERN
SCHLITZ CAFE
119 South 4th
Demolished during Urban Renewal

This business was located on the northeast corner of 4th & Edmond
It is now a parking lot created during Urban Renewal

#1 - Looking north from 4th & Edmond - Garland's Tavern, Schlitz Cafe, Block Storage & Voss Wallpaper
#2 - Garland's Tavern - 4th Street on left, Edmond Street on bottom right
#3 - Looking west on Edmond: Garland's Tavern, another tavern, barber shop & Paul Block's Furniture
#4 - Looking west on Edmond: Garland's Tavern, another tavern, barber shop & Paul Block's Furniture
Photos #1,2 & 3 submitted by Dave Sietzen




Circa 1955
GAY NINETIES
1412 North 4th





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Circa 1955
GREEN TREE HOTEL
GREEN TREE TAVERN
COFFEE SHOP & NITE CLUB
701-703 South 6th
Demolished during Urban Renewal

The 1953 City Directory lists a Green Tree Hotel at 701 South 6th
The Green Tree Tavern, Nite Club and Cafe was located at 703 South 6th
It was owned by Virgil Townsend
As visible on the cafe window, it was operated by Ethel Chaney
To the right was another business called A-Rite Meats
The meat company was run by Johnnie Roskey
Guys Potato Chip Warehouse was located north of the Green Tree
Pat Townsend said that at end of the cafe counter was a hallway to the bar
Check out the food prices

Photo #1 - The entire block is now an empty lot with trees
Photo #2 - A great photo of the establishment
Photo #3 - On the left is Mary Townsend, Leona Townsend is on the right
Photo #4 - Inside of the cafe, the lady on the left is Ethel Chaney
Photo #5 - Virgil Townsend Trade Token
B&W photos & info were submitted by Butch and Dea Allen




Circa 1955
GREENFIELD VILLAGE
4 miles north of Y and US 71





Circa 1955
GROVES TAVERN
425 Illinois Avenue





Circa 1955
HALF & HALF TAVERN
1602 South 6th




Circa 1955
HAPPY HOUR TAVERN
1506 South 4th






HAP'S PLACE
2414 South 4th





Circa 1955
HARLEM TAVERN
211 Francis





Circa 1955
HERB'S TAVERN
512 South 6th





Cicra 1955
HESCHONG TAVERN
301 South 6th





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HY-LINER TAVERN & COCKTAIL LOUNGE
1210 South 6th





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Circa 1910
HERMAN FLEY SALOON
Circa 1947
CURRY'S TAVERN
Circa 1947
HI-HO BAR & GRILL
1817 Frederick Avenue

1817 Frederick Avenue
In 1910, Herman Fley owned a saloon at this location
In 1947, the location was purchased by Francis Curry
Francis Curry named it the HI-HO Bar and Grill
Francis operated the HI HO until his death in 1969
Francis' son, Ed Curry, took over the business

Photo #1 - 2012 photo submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 - 2012 photo submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #3 - Andrew A. Scott and his son Bill Scott standing outside
Photo #4 - 2010 photo of the store's lighted sign
Photo #5 - This was taken before Hi-Ho existed




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HITCHING POST
THE NUT HOUSE
KIDS KORRAL
BLACK VELVET
North Belt

This used to be Bill & Bob's Hitching Post, located on North Belt
It became The Nut House in the early 70's
A really neat night club with dancing & live Rock N' Roll Bands but got closed down for selling to minors
After changing hands several times, it became a day care center for children called Kids Korral
It became Black Velvet then finally became a collectibles store




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Circa 1898
HOOF & HORN STEAKHOUSE & LOUNGE
429 Illinois Avenue

Built in 1898, the Hoof & Horn Steakhouse is located in the Stockyard area
They are known for their fine steaks
The Hoof & Horn is currently owned by the Swope Family
In 1987, the Swope family bought the steakhouse from the Millers
The Millers ran the Hoof & Horn for over 30 years
The Millers bought the steakhouse from Joe Mallus
Joe Mallus ran the Hoof & Horn for over 40 years
Joe Mallus bought the Hoof & Horn from his uncle
In 2015, the word on the street is the Hoof & Horn is for sale

Photo #1 - 1910 photo of the Hoof & Horn
Photo #2 - Modern photo of the Hoof & Horn
Photo #3 - Current photo of Hoof & Horn bar
Photo #4 - Modern photo of the Hoof & Horn
Photo #5 - Modern photo of the Hoof & Horn
Photo #6 - Old photo of the Hoof & Horn bar
Photo #7 - Recent photo taken by David Osgood
Photo #8 - Recent photo taken by David Osgood




HUFFMAN'S BAR
401 Illinois Avenue





Hyde Valley Tavern1 2

Circa 1955
HYDE VALLEY TAVERN & CAFE
6211 King Hill Avenue

John Kodrak
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes






Circa 1955
HY-LINER COCKTAIL LOUNGE
1210 SOUTH 6th STREET

Once located across from Union Depot




Circa 1955
JEROME COCKTAIL LOUNGE
424 Francis





Circa 1955
JESSE JAMES HOTEL
3rd & Jules





Circa 1955
JEWITT TAVERN
902 South 18th





JUNCTION TAVERN
424 Edmond





KALIS SUPPLY CO
229 Edmond





Circa 1911
KEGAN BROTHERS SALOON
1214 South 6th Street





Circa 1938
KEGAN WHOLESALE LIQUOR
1017 North 10th Street





Circa 1915
KEGAN BROTHERS
1705 South 11th Street





Circa 1955
KING HILL TAVERN
6034 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1890
KLEINBRODT RESTAURANT
BAR AND LOUNGE
FISH & GUN CLUB
Old Highway 36 & Asylum Road

US Highway 36 & Asylum Road
A triving business from 1890 to 1955 that was located outside of St Joseph on old highway 36
Structure is now gone

Photo #2 is a 1977 newspaper photo
Photo #3 is a 1947 advertisement




Circa 1955
KO-Z INN
2201 Mitchell

Listed in 1950-1955 city directories
The building was demolished many years ago




KULAH TAVERN
214 West Missouri





Circa 1955
LAST ROUNDUP TAVERN
1810 St Joseph Avenue





LILLEY'S TAVERN
Industrial City





Circa 1955
LITTLER'S TAVERN
123 North 3rd





Circa 1955
LOG CABIN TAVERN
1112 Frederick







LUCKY STRIKE INN
5th & Edmond

Pat Townsend stated that this tavern was located across the street from Blocks Army Surplus on the Northeast corner
Pictured is Pat's father, Virgil Townsend who owned the Lucky Strike Inn
Virgil also ran the Cowboy Inn by the Cow Town Drive Inn
The Cowboy Inn tavern burned down
Photo and information submitted by Butch & Dea Allen






Circa 1955
MARION'S TAVERN
KIPP'S TAVERN
2610 St Joseph Avenue

John Rock and family owned it for a long time
Bob McCoy followed ownership
Frank Kipp purchased the tavern and renamed it to Kipp's Tavern
The building burned down and is currently a parking lot
Photo - circa 1975




Circa 1955
MARTIN TAVERN
512 South 6th





Circa 1955
McQUE TAVERN
1927 Olive Street





Circa 1955
McQUEEN & KERR TAVERN
211 Felix







Circa 1955
MEEK'S BUFFET
Circa 1962
MEEK'S TAVERN
304 South 6th





Circa 1955
MIDWAY BUFFET
705 Edmond





Mikes Tavern

Circa 1955
MIKE'S TAVERN
715 Alabama

715 Alabama
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Mike Sands Tavern

MIKE SANDS TAVERN
6301 Brown St

6301 Brown St
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
THE MIRROR
US 71 & Blackwell Road





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MISSOURIAN TAVERN
Lake Ave & King Hill Ave

The lady in photo #2 purchased the Missourian in January 2014
She closed it down & put it up for sale in August 2014
Closing was blamed on loss of income due to the new smoking ban
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1955
MUNY INN
3229 Mitchell Avenue

Located on the northwest corner of 33rd & Mitchell Avenue
This was a popular bar for many years, owned by Virgil Basnor
Virgil cut his own french fries by hand, they were very good

Photo #5 - Owner Virgil Bashor
Photo #7 - Owner Virgil Bashor
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes
Photo #2 submitted by Terry McGinnis






Circa early 1900'
NATE ROTHSTEIN TAVERN
203 Felix Street

Nate is the bartender in this photo taken in the early 1900's
Nate Rothstein would later own Central Fruit Market in Market Square




Neighborhood Tavern

Circa 1955
NEIGHBORHOOD TAVERN
2112 South 10th St

2112 South 10th St
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
NELLE'S TAVERN
1302 Sacramento





Circa 1955
NELSON & CHANEY TAVERN
29th Street & Pear





NERKA TAVERN
5803 Lake Avenue





Circa 1955
NEW GARFIELD TAVERN
2612 South 11th
(11th & Garfield)







NEW ORLEANS LOUNGE
6th & Mitchell Avenue





New Yorker

Circa 1955
NEW YORKER TAVERN
923 Frederick
Demolished during Urban Renewal

Once located at 923 Frederick
In later years, it moved to Faraon, between 9th & 10th streets, behind Mannings Market
The New Yorker is no longer in business




Circa 1955
NOLAND TAVERN
913 South 10th







NO PLACE COUNTRY BAR
3415 South 22nd Street

This building was constructed in 1961 as a Green Hills Super Market
After sitting empty for numerous years, the Green Hills building was sold
It became the No Place Country Bar in 2011
It had it's grand opening just in time for New Years Eve 2011
It has a 5,000 square foot dance floor, 12 pool tables and more






NORTY'S BAR & GRILL
1117 FREDERICK AVE
LONG BRANCH TAVERN
1115 FREDERICK AVE

Norty's used to reside at 24th & Messanie until it burned down
They relocated to 11th & Frederick Avenue and remodeled the entire structure
The Longbranch Tavern resides just west of Norty's




Old Lamplighter Inn

Circa 1955
OLD LAMPLIGHTER INN
301 Middleton

301 Middleton
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
ONE HUNDRED TWO INN
RFD 1





Osborn Tavern

OSBORN TAVERN
4 F'S BAR
6105 King Hill Avenue

Proprietor of the 4 F's bar was Eddie Frakes
6105 King Hill Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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PAINTED PONY LOUNGE
4533 South 169 Highway

Robert V. Markt (1933-2009) owned & operated the lounge for 20 years
Photo #2 is a 1981 St Joseph News-Press newspaper advertisement
It has been closed for many years and the building is deteriorating badly
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




PAINTER'S PINE HUT BAR
309 Felix

This was a bar and grille




Parkview Tavern

Circa 1955
PARKVIEW TAVERN
1320 Holman

1320 Holman
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
PASTIME TAVERN
1722 Messanie







PEE WEE'S TAVERN
211 Felix





Phillips Tavern

Circa 1955
PHILLIPS TAVERN
2235 South 9th St

2235 South 9th St
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Phipps Tavern

PHIPPS TAVERN & GRILL
ADAMS BAR & GRILL
1612 Commercial

1612 Commercial
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes
Currently this is Adams Bar & Grill




PINE CONE INN
Industrial City





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STERN'S A-G
Circa 1947
SMITH'S A-G MARKET
RUSTY'S PLACE
Circa 1952
1801 Commercial

This was originally Stern A-G grocery store
In 1947, David B Stern sold his A-G store & moved to California
In 1947, it became Smith's A-G
On January 12,1952, the Playboy Tavern held it's grand opening
In 1955, the City Directory shows this address as being VACANT
As seen in photo #2, the building was being re-sided in 2009

Photo #1 - building with the new siding installed in 2012
Photo #2 - taken in 2009 - undersiding says Playboy Inn, Tavern & Cafe
Photo #3 - January 1953 Grand Opening advertisement
Photo #4 - Inside view of the Playboy Tavern





POP'S PLACE
238 Illinois

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




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Circa 1949
Welch Heating and Plumbing
Circa 1953
Players Cocktail Lounge
1635 Frederick Avenue

1635 Frederick Avenue
In 1949, this was Welch Heating and Plumbing
In 1953 it was listed as the Players Cocktail Lounge
The Players Cocktail Lounge was a night club with strippers
After sitting empty for many years, the property was purchased by Casey Meyers and was immediately torn down
Frederick Inn still resides just west of where the Players building once stood
The empty lot now serves as a parking lot for Frederick Inn

Photo #1 - The Players Lounge when it was open for business
Photo #2 - The new parking for the Frederick Inn restaurant
Photo #3 - Photo of the Frederick Inn west of the Players lot
Photo #4 - Newspaper advertisement
Photo #5 - Sign on outside front wall
Photo #6 - Sign on outside front wall
Photo #7 - Player's Marquee




POLONIA BAR
727 Alabama





PONY EXPRESS BAR
Hotel Robidoux





Circa 1955
RAINBOW BAR
315 Edmond





Circa 1955
RED CLOCK TAVERN
RFD 1





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RENDEZVOUS GRILL
619 Felix

Photo #2 - In 2015, a mural was painted onto the east side of the grill replacing an old mural




Circa 1955
ROME INN
6731 Memorial Highway





ST FRANCIS TAVERN
611-613 Francis





Circa 1955
SANDS (MIKE) TAVERN
6301 Brown







Circa 1955
SANDY'S TAVERN
324 South 6th





Saulan Tavern1 Saulan Tavern2 Saulan Tavern3 Saulan Tavern4

Circa 1955
SAULAN TAVERN
1801 Olive Street

1801 Olive St
No information available
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
SAVOY BAR
423 South 6th





Circa 1955
SCHAEFER (HAROLD) TAVERN
524 South 6th





Schott's

Circa 1955
SCHOTT'S TAVERN
1415 Frederick Avenue

1415 Frederick Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






SHAMROCK BAR
1805 St Joseph Avenue

Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes




Circa 1955
SILVER DOLLAR TAVERN
517 Edmond





Circa 1955
SILVER MOON TAVERN
2110 South 6th





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SOUTHGATE GRILLE & LOUNGE
6106 King Hill Avenue

6106 King Hill Avenue
Photo #1 submitted by Rodney Keyes




SPINNING WHEEL TAVERN
408 Francis





Circa 1955
SPORTSMAN CLUB
1506 St Joseph Avenue





Circa 1955
STEAMBOAT LANDING FISH MKT
2201 South 4th





Circa 1955
STUMPF'S TAVERN
2401 Messanie





Circa 1955
SWAN TAVERN
6040 King Hill Avenue





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Circa 1955
THE RENDEZVOUS
621 EDMOND

This was a cocktail lounge
Several taverns had occupied this building until it burned down




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TURA'S LOUNGE
302 South 6th Street

Tura's Lounge is now gone, it is now a parking lot
Photo #1 - Tura's Lounge, a bar with music & dancing
Photo #2 - Circa: 2012 view of the parking lot




Turf Club

TURF CLUB
5025 King Hill Avenue

5025 King Hill Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






WAGNER SALOON
617 South 8th

Photo circa: 1877




Circa 1955
WALNUT TAVERN
2338 South 6th





First & Last Chance Tavern

Circa 1955
WHITE & GARTIN'S
FIRST & LAST CHANCE TAVERN
Circa 1976
MONK'S TAVERN
circa 2005
FIRST & LAST CHANCE TAVERN
1817 Garfield

1817 Garfield
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes






WOODEN NICKEL
401 Illinois Avenue

401 Illinois Avenue
Tavern & restaurant
Photo - 1977 advertisement




Yost & Fisher Tavern

Circa 1955
YOST & FISHER TAVERN
JACKSON'S TAVERN
1701 Garfield Avenue

1701 Garfield Avenue
Photo submitted by Rodney Keyes
Currently this is Jackson's Tavern




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