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Food & Drink


Nearby (Central West End)

Atlas Restaurant 5513 Pershing 63112 314-367-6800

Bar Italia Restorante – Café 13 Maryland Plaza 314-361-7010. Currently celebrating their 27th anniversary, Bar Italia specializes in fine Italian dining and wines.

Bar Louie 14 Maryland Plaza 63108 314-678-3385. “Eat. Drink. Be Happy.” Bar Louie features a wide variety of American entrees and drink specials.

Cafe Osage 4605 Olive Street 63108 314-454-6868. Open for breakfast and lunch, Cafe Osage uses seasonal, organic and locally produced ingredients when available and offer coffee, tea and a full bar.

Coco Louco Brasil512 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-367-1600. Bringing Brazilian flavor to St. Louis.

Coffee Cartel 2 Maryland Plaza 63108 (314) 454-0000. Local shop serving Chauvin Coffee, ice cream, specialty coffee drinks, simple sandwiches, and snacks.

Starbucks Coffee 4656 Maryland Ave 63108

Culpepper’s 300 North Euclid Avenue 63108 (314) 361-2828‎. Serving a wide variety of American entrees, sandwiches, wraps, and more.

Dressel’s Pub 419 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-361-1060. Serving lunch, dinner (until 10:30 pm), and Sunday brunch in an atmospheric public house setting

Duff’s Restaurant 392 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-361-0522 Duff’s Restaurant offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere. The seasonally changing menu, a nationally recognized wine list, an ongoing poetry and music series.

Herbie’s Vintage 1972 405 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-769-9595

Little Saigon 10 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-361-8881 Little Saigon Cafe is a sophisticated Vietnamese Cafe with an accent on it’s SouthEast Asian/French Province roots. It’s unique and stylish recipes are tailored to the health conscience.

Llywelyn’s Pub4747 McPherson Ave. 63108 314-361-6865 We are a true Celtic Pub serving up Welsh cuisine and world class spirits. There’s also big meals for little kids and live music…so tasty you’ll want seconds.

Pi Pizzeria 400 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-367-4300. Barack Obama’s favorite pizza!

PicklesDeli 22 N. Euclid Ave. #10563108 314-361-DELI

Qdoba Mexican Grill 15 N. Euclid Ave. #311 63108 314-454-6590

Sub Zero Vodka Bar 308 N. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-367-1200

The Drunken Fish 1 Maryland Plaza 63108 314-367-4222

The Tenderloin Room (located in the Chase) 232 N Kingshighway Blvd 63108   314-361-0900. Steakhouse legend, known for its traditional entrees and elegant tradition.

Tortillaria Mexican Kitchen 8 1/2 S. Euclid Ave. 63108 314-361-4443. Tortillaria is located in the historic Central West End and serves traditional homemade Mexican food, using only “market fresh” ingredients. Our name means “Tortilla Shop”, and you will understand why we chose it after you try our homemade corn tortillas.

Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristaurante 3515 Lindell Blvd. 63103 314-534-8486 Vito’s is a family owned and operated full service Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante. Located in the Grand Center Art to Theater district and across the street from St. Louis University. Vito’s serves award-winning pizza along with other family recipes of steak, fish, chicken and a variety of pasta.

West End Grill & Pub 354 N.Boyle Ave. 63108 314-531-4607 The West End Grill and Pub is a neighborhood establishment where culture shares the stage with cuisine and camaraderie. With the adjoining Gaslight Theater, we are a place to nourish the mind, replenish the body and nurture the soul.

Wild Flower Restaurant & Catering 4590 Laclede Ave. 63108 314-367-9888 The Wild Flower is the Midwest’s answer to a Greenwich Village hot spot; a charming atmosphere combined with a creative and delectable menu.

St. Louis Traditions

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard. 6726 Chippewa 63109 (314) 481-2652. Serving frozen custard and other cool treats in St. Louis since 1931, Ted Drewes is arguably the most popular of all STL food traditions.

Imo’s Pizza. 4479 Forest Park St. Louis, MO 63108, (314) 535-4667. Some love it, some . . . don’t. But either way, Imo’s is a community staple, serving the (in)famous St. Louis-style pizza.

Crown Candy Kitchen. 1401 Saint Louis Avenue 63106, (314) 621-9650. In business and family-run since 1913, Crown Candy is one of the oldest operating soda fountains in the nation. Serving a simple menu of sandwiches, and incredible malts and shakes.

Schlafly Tap Room. 2100 Locust St. (at 21st) 63103, (314) 241-BEER. Widely known as “the king of beers,” St. Louis features several breweries large and small. After 20 years Schlafly has become a local favorite. Visit the tap room downtown to try the beer, sample excellent, unique appetizers, and enjoy succulent entrees.