Nemo Nibbles: Brick House Tavern & Tap

Just down the road from Petropolis is Brick House Tavern + Tap, the perfect place for a drink and a snack with your pooch. If you like the beer choices of a brewery, the menu choices of a classy American restaurant and the convenience of having your pup by your side, this is the place for you. The impressive glass door patio with outside and covered seating makes for an easy upscale evening.

Nemo’s Favorite Features

  • Over the Top Attention – Nemo was the center of attention as soon as we walked in the door. He was escorted to the table with a small fan club waiting to pet him. Other guests also got to share in the Nemo love during the lunch. Nemo never felt like a nuisance and was welcomed to come back anytime.
  • Classic Meatball Appetizer – While the appetizers are a little pricey for sharing with your pup, Nemo ordered the classic meatballs. As soon as we arrived, Nemo was provided a bowl with ice cubes to ensure his water stayed cold through out the meal. He was also checked on by the Brick House team multiple times, making sure he was comfortable.

Our Favorite Features

  • Weather Ready Patio – Brick House not only has typical patio seating under the sun, but they also have an ‘indoor’ patio area with glass doors to protect you from the elements. This area of the patio makes it easy to relax with your pup in the shade. The patio also includes fans, heaters and a fire pit for the perfect environment no matter what season.
  • Upscale Option – As one of the more formal choices for our Nemo Nibbles series, the menu can get pricey but Brick House makes up for it with great specials, including their happier hour until 7 PM and brunch with $2 mimosas. The small touches like hand wipes after your meal and a better than average bar food menu options make the restaurant the perfect place for a date night that includes your dog.

About Brick House Tavern + Tap

From their website: Part of the Ignite Restaurant Group portfolio of restaurants, Brick House Tavern + Tap features a unique menu of American classics with a twist, specialty cocktails and more than 80 beers and beer cocktails, served up with its own blend of personalized hospitality. At 20 locations across the U.S., the elevated next-generation tavern atmosphere is complete with 30+ HD flat screen TVs, soft leather recliners with built-in TV trays, live music and outdoor dining.

Address: 2 McBride & Son Center Dr. Chesterfield, MO 63005



Nemo Nibbles: Creve Coeur Lakehouse

Birds chirping, a light breeze and chatter from walkers passing by are the sounds of the Creve Coeur Lakehouse patio. With big umbrellas and a spacious seating, this is the perfect place for a weekend activities and a relaxing meal. Only a 10 minute drive from Chesterfield, the Mallard Lake view is one of our favorite options for patio eating with your pup.

Nemo’s Favorite Features

  • Spacious – As a larger dog, it is important to have space for Nemo to feel comfortable. With their large patio, it was easy to eat and have Nemo there. When we visited, the Lakehouse team did a great job at spacing pups throughout the patio.
  • Side of Bacon – Nemo enjoyed a side of bacon while his humans enjoyed a large menu with lots of choices. The Lakehouse provides a larger cooler of water with bowls for you to fill for your pup.

Our Favorite Features

  • Location – With a name like Lakehouse, you know the view is going to be great. Sitting outside with your pup is always fun but enjoying the lake views and nature sounds allows for a nice break from the city patios and busy streets. With multiple trails at Creve Coeur Lake, the Lakehouse is the perfect spot to stop after a long walk or afternoon outside.
  • Outdoor Bar & Drink Specials – One of the best parts for humans is their outside bar, making it easy to bring your pup and have access to drinks. The Lakehouse has great drink specials for spring, summer and fall as well as a seasonal menu to use seasonal ingredients.

About Creve Coeur Lakehouse

From their website: We are open Tuesday – Sunday at 11 AM. However, we may close due to private events, unfavorable weather conditions or slow business. Please call 314-576-7200, to confirm hours of operation. We’re passionate about delivering an exceptionally relaxing experience. Our food is made to order, with quality and taste our primary goal. Whether you are joining us for the first time or have a regular group that meets here weekly, you can expect excellent service.


Nemo Nibbles: Joey B’s Food & Drink

Just a short drive from Chesterfield, is a St. Louis staple, a Gianino’s family St. Louis restaurant. Joey B’s is a pet friendly spot with a lot to offer. The large patio is packed with seating, perfect for your pup. They also have umbrellas, TV’s, fans, heaters and much more to keep you and your pup comfortable during your outdoor dining experience.

Nemo’s Favorite Features

  • Attention – Nemo was the center of attention during our lunch at Joey B’s. Waiter and waitresses stopped by to say hi, bringing him water and continually asking if he needed anything. Other guests also asked to pet him and chatted about his breed, size and demeanor. If your pup likes attention, it is the perfect place to get extra love.
  • Fried Cheese Bites – While the menu is a little pricey for sharing with your pooch, Nemo ordered an appetizer to munch on. The fried cheese bites were delicious and Nemo ended up only getting a few because of his humans!

Our Favorite Features

  • Good Service – Not only was the Joey B’s team accommodating for Nemo, the staff provided great service for the humans as well. When sitting on a patio, the service can be hit or miss but Joey B’s ensures that you are not forgotten outside.
  • Impressive Patio – As we stated above, the patio provides a lot of options for any size family or dog. While the tables can be a little close together, they were more than willing to accommodate Nemo’s size and did not sit anyone directly near us. This casual dining experience can be dressed up or down and the fans/heaters provide added amenities for any weather we may be having in St. Louis.

About Joey B’s

Joey B’s is part of the famous St. Louis Gianino’s family of restaurants. From their website: The roots of the Gianino’s Family of Restaurants begins in the past century when Frank Gianino established his popular eatery Valencia’s on Delmar. In the process of serving his patrons Old World Italian favorites, Frank began a tradition of good food and good service that is continued today through the Gianino’s Family of Restaurants. Wherever you may find yourself in St. Louis, there is a Gianino’s family restaurant nearby. You are cordially invited to stop by any of our restaurants and meet the Family. We believe it’s the tradition of providing a comfortable, warm atmosphere and a commitment to good food that truly sets us apart and will make your visit one to remember.


Nemo Nibbles: Rock & Brews Restaurant

Are you ready to rock? Rock & Brews located in Chesterfield not only has a dog friendly patio but a doggie menu! Spoil your pup by bringing them to the heated and cooled patio for a family meal. During Nemo’s lunch he was greeted by everyone and had a water bowl within minutes of sitting down.

Nemo’s Favorite Features

  • Dog Menu – The doggie menu is truly the highlight of taking your pup to Rock and Brews. Reading the dishing, choosing one for your pup and them being able to enjoy a ‘meal’ while you eat is a special experience. Nemo enjoyed the Addie’s Feast (their largest option) and snacking on the meat while leaving the veggies and rice behind.
  • Friendly Staff – Each staff member made sure to say hi to Nemo and did not mind when he accidentally ended up in the walkway. The staff asked multiple times if Nemo needed anything or if they could accommodate him in any way. The Rock and Brews team goes above and beyond for their four-legged guests.

Our Favorite Features

  • Deals and Discounts – On their Facebook, Rock and Brews posts a lot of weekly offers including BOGO burger Tuesday and holiday events like Veterans, Military, and First Responders received a free food on Memorial Day.
  • Atmosphere – Everything from the décor, food and music make for a fun experience. Even if you don’t like rock music, the classics will have you tapping your toes or watching the music videos, located on screens around the restaurant.

About Rock & Brews

From their website: Rock & Brews St. Louis offers rock lovers of all ages signature quality American comfort food and more than 50 craft and international beers (with one bar dedicated exclusively to serving local Missouri craft beers) along with a full bar in an 8,600 square foot environment that pays tribute to everything you love about rock. Indoor and outdoor dining is available, and dogs are welcome too! So rock and roll on over to Rock & Brews St. Louis, where classic rock, great food, and amazing brews will take you on a journey that you won’t forget!