Refuel at These Popular St. Louis Dining Spots

Sightseeing in beautiful St. Louis? You'll work up an appetite: Here's how to satisfy it.

Taking walking tours or a boat cruise, exploring the Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis Art Museum and Forest Park ... after a day of sightseeing, you've undoubtedly worked up an appetite. Here are some dining venues popular with locals and tourists alike.

GRAND CENTER

Enjoy pizza, pasta, steaks and more at popular family restaurant Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante. Long lines are worth the wait at Pappy’s Smokehouse, the place that’s putting St. Louis on the barbecue map. Italy meets Spain at Guido’s Pizzeria & Tapas, a casual family restaurant. 

NORTH ST. LOUIS 

Crown Candy Kitchen, a seriously retro lunch/dinner spot, features St. Louis’ oldest soda fountain. Shakes, malts, sundaes, candy, sandwiches and tableside juke boxes make this a popular place for kids and adults alike. 

FOREST PARK

The Boathouse at Forest Park is a picturesque dining spot on PostDispatch Lake run by the good folks at Sugarfire Smokehouse. 

DOWNTOWN

Tequila-centric Más Tequila Cantina serves authentic Mexican small plates with 26 varieties of tequila. Or experience some of the city’s best sushi and other Asian specialties at Drunken Fish.  

 

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