Happening Now on the Blueberry Hill Patio: Beautiful Summer Evenings

Good old reliable planet Earth is seven and a half months into its annual trip around the Sun. For those of us in the Midwestern United States that means warm temperatures and long days: ideal conditions for spending a long summer evening on the patio at Blueberry Hill.

In our opinion, The Loop is at its most enchanting on a temperate summer evening. In the warm breeze, under the constantly changing light around sunset, the families, students and sundry humanity in The Loop take on a special glow. Bring some friends, choose your favorite table, sit back and enjoy the show.

Summer is fleeting; enjoy it while you can!

Your Sweetheart Awaits at Blueberry Hill

For over 41 years Blueberry Hill has been grilling St. Louis’ best hamburger and slinging cold beers to wash them down. Our burger has won pretty much every award given out in the St. Louis food world, most of them many times over. So it’s easy to understand why so many of our loyal customers order our Famous Hamburger every time they come to Blueberry Hill.

And yet we have so much more to offer. Today we would like to alert the Internet to the simple deliciousness of Blueberry Hill’s Sweetheart Sandwich. It’s a staff favorite and and unsung hero of Blueberry Hill’s menu.

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Start with a quarter pound hot dog split long-ways and grilled on our flat top grill. At the last minute melt some Swiss cheese on top. Then pile on tons of crisp white onions and sandwich all that good stuff between two slices of marble rye. We serve it in a basket with chips and a pickle spear. We’d also recommend a little mustard and cold Fitz’s Root Beer for a perfect lunch.

The first time you try a Sweetheart you’ll probably find yourself wondering how this masterpiece of the sandwich arts hasn’t found its way to top of the Iconic American Sandwich List. It’s a mystery to us too! But hey, everybody loves an underdog.

Until next time!

Take Home a Memory!

You know that contented, carefree feeling you get when you’re in your favorite booth or on your favorite barstool at Blueberry Hill? When you’ve ordered some food and had a few sips of your drink and the jukebox is rocking and all around you people are eating and drinking and smiling and laughing? It’s a good feeling. We feel it too. If only we could bottle that feeling and sell it to go!

While we haven’t quite figured out how to do that yet, we have figured out how to put our name on some lovely items that are sufficiently tangible for you to bring home with you. What kind of items? I’m so glad you asked!

Blueberry Hill T-shirts!

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Blueberry Hill Glassware!

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And that’s not all! We’ve also got hats for your head, flights for your darts, koozies for your beers and we can package our food to go, you know, for your stomach. Who said “you can’t take it with you?”

And now, thanks to the wonders of Internet, you can get your hands on these items even if you are thousands of miles away from Blueberry Hill, just use our Blueberry Hill online store

Until next time!

Breaking Blueberry Hill Burger News: Still the Best!

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for all of us Blueberry Hill hamburger lovers. Between National Hamburger Day (May 28th) and the beginning of St. Louis restaurant poll season, we’ve had even more reasons than usual to pull up a bar stool and worship at the shrine of burger.

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That’s right, the results from the Riverfront Times Restaurant Poll are in and we’re happy to report that once again we’ve brought home the plaque for St. Louis’ Favorite Burger!

We’ve been doing our best to consistently make the tastiest hamburger in town for more than four decades and it feels great to know that St. Louis’ restaurant-going public appreciates our hard work!  We’re going to celebrate with with a round of our Famous Hamburgers and cold beers. Why don’t you come in and join us?

Memorabilia Spotlight #2 (huh-huh huh huh… #2)

For this edition of The Blueberry Hill Blog’s Memorabilia Spotlight we were able to forgo our normal quick and haphazard memorabilia selection process and just listen to our gut.  For #2 could there be a more obviously appropriate item from the Blueberry Hill Collection than this?

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Why yes, that is Beavis and Butthead branded toilet paper.  Straight from a Spencer’s Gifts in the mid-1990s comes one of the most brilliant licensed products we have ever seen! It’s making us giggle just looking at it!

Next time you’re in Blueberry Hill be sure and check out this veritable pinnacle of product licensing and its brethren (Beavis and Butthead mousepad anyone?) in their regular home display case in the Pac Man Room.

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Ride the Honky-Tonk Highway!

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Do enjoy throwing sharp objects with accuracy? Do you like beer? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions please allow us to strongly suggest that you come to Blueberry Hill this weekend for our 42nd Annual Blueberry Hill Open Dart Tournament.

Whether you are interested in competing for your slice of the $10,000+ in prize money and your photo on Dart Room Wall of Fame, or you’re content sipping a few cold brews and watching the elite competitors stack bulls eyes, either way we’ve got you covered. That darts will be flying this weekend at Blueberry Hill. That’s a promise!

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It’s Patio Season!

As we speak spring is springing. Birds are chirping, the magnolias are starting to bloom, daffodils are pushing up from the thawing loam and here at Blueberry Hill our patio seating has emerged from its winter hibernation.

Seasoned St. Louisans know, that spring is the fleeting prize we reap after a long cold winter, and they recognize the importance of enjoying the spring weather while it’s here. What better way to soak up some vernal pleasure than spending a sunny afternoon on Blueberry Hill’s patio with a couple of tasty beverages, something to snack on and some of the best people watching on planet earth?

We contend that there is no better place. Come and see for yourself!

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Guest Beer Update!

No doubt about it St. Louis is a beer town. As a St. Louis Landmark Restaurant and Music Club run by St. Louisans, we here at Blueberry Hill understand on a cellular level the importance of having the right beer for the right occasion. That’s why any day of the year you can walk into Blueberry Hill and take your pick of 62 bottled beers and 17 draught beers.

Yes that’s right, Blueberry Hill proudly serves 79 varieties of cold delicious beer. What more could you possibly ask for? Well it turns out you don’t even have to ask because in addition to the 79 beers we stock year round, we also offer a guest bottled beer, a guest draught, and a Schlafly seasonal draught. That’s a total of 82 beers to choose from. Bonkers, right?

Here is our current guest beer lineup!

Guest Draught: New Belgium Snapshot. This is a beauty of a wheat beer perfect for springtime weather! From those beer geniuses in Fort Collins Colorado.

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Schlafly Seasonal Draught: Schlafly Summer Lager. Summer came early! Brewed across town at St. Louis’ oldest microbrewery.

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Guest Bottle: Charleville Hoptimistic IPA.  A delicious IPA for all the hop-lovers out there. Brewed in St. Genevieve County Missouri.

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Who’s thirsty?

The Blueberry Hill Blog’s Memorabilia Spotlight #1

Yes, Blueberry Hill serves one of the best burgers in St. Louis. And Chuck Berry plays here once a month. We’ve got dart boards, cold beer and stiff drinks. We also have just about everything else.  Including these stately dolls.

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Following a quick and haphazard selection process these dolls got the honor of being featured in the very first installment of The Blueberry Hill Blog’s Memorabilia Spotlight. The Memorabilia Spotlight will be a recurring feature of this blog where we pull an item (or two) from the Blueberry Hill collection and give ‘em a little shine time on the Internet.

Sharing the inaugural spotlight are none other than Beverly Hill’s 90210′s Brandon Walsh and Dylan McKay. These two California dudes (as portrayed by Jason Priestly and Luke Perry) did their best to bring back sideburns in the 1990s and for that we salute them! For a closer look at Brandon and Dylan and the rest of the 90210 gang, check them out at there permanent residence in a display case in the Piano Room hallway. They live above the Spice Girls.

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Until next time!

Let Us Eat Cake!

Hey, everybody! Did you know that our fair city recently celebrated its 250th birthday? It’s true: as of February 14th, 2014 the city of St. Louis has been around the sun 250 times! Amazing, right?

Thankfully for all of us, the good people at stl250.org realized that to properly celebrate a 250th birthday you need a lot of cake! So they went ahead and had 250 cakes made and decorated by St. Louis artists and then spread them all around town. Three of these cakes have recently arrived in The Loop. Including one right outside Blueberry Hill’s front door!

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Blueberry Hill’s very own stl250 cake!

Now before you grab your party hat and a large spoon and run out of the house looking for a sugar fix, let us warn you that these stl250 cakes are regrettably more sculptural than edible.

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The St. Louis Walk of Fame cake in Chuck Berry Plaza

We know in our hearts that if it weren’t for the myriad health and safety concerns implicit with leaving giant sugary baked goods unattended in the out of doors for the better part of a year, these cakes would be made from actual cake.

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A Vincent Price cake at the Tivoli Theatre

On the bright side, Blueberry Hill serves several varieties of cake that are not only one hundred percent edible, they’re one hundred percent delectable!

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Blueberry Hill’s Mini Chocolate Bundt Cake à la Mode

So if you find yourself strolling through The Loop some sunny afternoon admiring St. Louis’ birthday cakes and your sweet tooth gets the best of you, come on in to Blueberry Hill where you can have your cake and eat it too!

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Blueberry Hill’s Blueberry White Chocolate Cheesecake

Happy Birthday St. Louis!