Dining and Eating in and
around St. Louis


St. Louis is known for fascinating and colorful restaurants. Members of the Second Wind St. Louis offer you the following recommendations for places they like to eat. The restaurants, coffee bars, pubs and eateries on this list are favorites of one or more of our members. Their name(s) appear at the end of the entry. All listings are handicapped accessible.

St. Louis City
Central West End

North of the Center for Advanced Medicine

The Central West End boasts the highly touted St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum and an outdoor theater, all in Forest Park. About 25 restaurants and a variety of shops thrive in a five-block area centering on Euclid Avenue. For night owls, 10 bars and clubs are available.

Cecil Whittaker’s Pizzeria

American, Italian, Seafood
226 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-5300

Boathouse Café

Forest Park
Government Drive
Forest Park
(314) 367-3423

Duff’s American

Menu changes with the seasons
392 N. Euclid Ave. at McPherson Ave
(314) 361-0522

Einstein Bagels

2 North Euclid Avenue Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-7999

Imo’s Pizza

Pizza and Sandwiches
4479 Forest Park Ave
St Louis, MO 63108-2211
(314) 535-4667

Joe Boccardi’s

3701 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 446-4600

The Wild Flower

4590 Laclede Ave
St Louis, MO 63108-2104
(314) 367-9888


Delicatessen, Jewish. Favorites : breakfast, specialty sandwiches
386 N Euclid
St Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-0100


Crown Candy Kitchen

American. Sandwiches, chili, ice cream, and especially homemade candy
1401 St. Louis Ave.
(314) 621-9650

Grand South Grand

King and I Restaurant

Authentic Thai cuisine
3157 S. Grand
(314) 771-1777

Pho Grand

3195 South Grand Boulevard
(314) 664-7435

South City Diner

American, Traditional Comfort Food
3139 South Grand Boulevard”
(314) 772-6100

Wei Hong Bakery and B.B.Q. Restaurant

3175 South Grand Boulevard
(314) 773-8318

Laclede’s Landing

The Old Spaghetti Factory

727 N. 1st St., St Louis
(314) 621-0276

South City

La Tropicana Market and Deli

5001 Lindenwood Avenue
(314) 353-7328
(Southtown neighborhood)

Chuy Arzola’s

6405 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63139
(Dog Town)
(314) 644-4430


John D. McGurks Irish Pub and Restaurant

Pub Food
1200 Russell Blvd.
(314) 776-8309

Lynch Street Bistro

1031 Lynch
(314) 772-5777

Tucker’s Place

Full Menu, Steak Specialty
2117 South 12th Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 772-5977

St. Louis Union Station

Hard Rock Cafe

Signature Pig Sandwich to a juicy burger and fries.
1820 Market Street
St. Louis, 63103
(314) 621-7625
Sea food specialties
350 Saint Louis Union Station
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 231-4040

Station Grille at Hyatt Regency Hotel

1820 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 802-3460
(314) 231-1234

The Hill

Amighetti’s Bakery and Café

Italian bread, sandwiches
5141 Wilson Ave
(314) 776-2855


2103 Sulphur Ave (Hampton at Wilson)
(314) 644-2266

Chris’ Pancake and Dinning

American, full menu, breakfast all day
5980 Southwest Ave
St. Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-2088
Chris’ Pancake and Dinning is a Second Wind St. Louis sponsor


Northern Italian
5201 Southwest Avenue
(314) 772-4454

Milo’s Tavern

Bar, Tavern Food
5201 Wilson Ave
(314) 776- 0468

O’Connell’s Pub

American, Hamburgers, Pub Food
4652 Shaw Ave. at Kingshighway
(314) 773-6600


3801 Watson
(314) 645- 9263


American and Italian
4945 Daggett Avenue
(314) 772-4900

St. Louis Bread Company

Bakery, Cafe, Coffeehouse, Sandwiches, Soups
Many locations


Eclectic menu offerings
1933 South Kingshighway at Daggett
(one block south of Shaw under the viaduct)
St. Louis, MO. 63110
(314) 773-2590


Tucker’s West

American, Steak House
14282 Manchester Road
Ballwin, MO 63011
(636) 227-8062


B. Tomas

7814 Forsyth Blvd.
(314) 721-3311

First Watch

Various Locations



210 Chesterfield Mall
Chesterfield, MO
(314) 532-0277

Kriegers Pub & Grill

Many Locations
1684 Clarkson Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(636) 530-9665

PF Changs

1295 Chesterfield Parkway East
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(636) 532-0215

Creve Couer

Stir Crazy

Asian and some Polynesian
10598 Old Olive St
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 569-9300



462 North Highway 67
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 839-5988

Hendel’s Market Cafe

Old Towne Florissant
American, Italian, Seafood, Steak House
599 Saint Denis Street
Florissant, MO 63031
(314) 837-2304

HomeTown Buffet

11208 W Florissant Ave.
Florissant, MO 63033-6741
(314) 837-9098


Fortel’s Pizza Den

471 North Kirkwood
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 822-3488

Historic St. Charles

Saint Charles’ historic district is filled with shops and stores, as well as more than 25 restaurants. Visitors can tour Missouri’s first state capitol building and the Lewis and Clark Museum which is named after early explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. They trail-blazed across the western United States from near St. Louis to the Pacific coast from 1804 to 1806.

Lewis and Clarks

217 South Main Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 947-3334

St. Louis Galleria

California Pizza Kitchen

Saint Louis Galleria #1493
St. Louis, MO 63117
(314) 863-4500

Macaroni Grill

At Hanley and 40.

Pasta House

Many Locations
Good salads and Italian food

St. Louis Bread Company

Many Locations
Flavored coffees, soups and sandwiches, and pasties.

Yen Ching

Across from the Galleria Mall
1012 South Brentwood Boulevard
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
(314) 721-7507

The Loop

University City’s “Loop” area has posh shops, galleries, night clubs, comedy entertainment and even a “walk of fame” with the names of famous St. Louisans listed on sidewalks, such as Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Chuck Berry and pioneer aviator Charles Lindbergh.

Blueberry Hill

Featuring burgers, sandwiches, chili, salads and more.
6504 Delmar Boulevard
(314) 727-0880

Brandt’s Market & Cafe

6525 Delmar
(314) 727-3663

Metro Illinois

Lotawata Creek Southern Grill

Texas Prime Cut Steaks, New Orleans Prime Rib, Chicken and Sea Food
311 Salem Place, Fairview Hgts, IL.
(618) 628-7373

The Shrine Restaurant

Our Lady of the Snows Shrine
9500 W. State Rt. 15
Belleville, IL
(618) 397-6700


Downtown Alton, Illinois
American and Italian
Great steaks, Italian, and general menu items
312 Piasa Street,
(1/2 block north of the Alton Belle Casino)
(800) 243-8384

The Finn Inn

Fish, sea food, steak, chicken
1000 W Main St
Grafton, IL 62037
(On the Grafton River Road)
(618) 786-2030


#3 American Village
Granite City, IL 62040
(Off of Nameoki Rd (Hwy 203) and Fehling )
(618) 877-7029
(618) 877-8000