Thaxton Speakeasy

Thaxton Speakeasy is a downtown underground lounge, located in the bowels of the historic Thaxton Building. This lounge offers the full range of Prohibition era gin joint, including live music and swing dancing as well as a modern day lounge with DJs. 

When you go, you enter through the alley, ring the bell, and must have the password. This place keeps it on the down low. And it's only open when not privately booked. Check the web site for a list of happenings and to get the weekly password.

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Latitude: 38.629463 Longitude: -90.194988 Elevation: 471 ft
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Kim pitliangas


Hours Open

9pm to 1:30am

Seasons Open

all year round

Price Style for this Establishment

$ inexpensive drinks but a $5 cover

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Thaxton Speakeasy is owned and operated by St. Louis locals Kim Pitliangas and Peter Venezia. Kim's father, Mark Pitliangas, is the owner, visionary, and renovator of The Thaxton Building.  Along with several other buildings along Olive Street. And has been a major player in the revitaliziation of downtown St. Louis. 

Accessibility Notes

wheel chair accessible - through the front door and then passenger elevator to the Speakeasy. The alley entrance has a a curb (and doorman to help) and can then descend to in the freight elevator

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