Whether you’re a foodie, music-lover, craft beer enthusiast or just in search of a fun night out, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in the STL. Discover a delicious variety of St. Louis restaurants, bars, music venues and hot spots around town.
St. Louis is quickly garnering recognition as a food destination. A group of innovative and decorated chefs are reshaping the local culinary scene with creative dining experiences that are attracting the attention of food critics from around the nation.
St. Louis is a city of Neighborhoods. From eclectic boutiques and signature cuisine to exciting nightlife and live entertainment, each neighborhood has a unique character and style that adds something special to the regional patchwork of our city.
You can find even more options for outstanding St. Louis restaurants in our full Dine & Drink listings.
If you are looking a venue for your group event, check out our St. Louis venue guide.
We compiled the below list of award-winning restaurants and St. Louis favorites, which are broken down by Neighborhoods and Districts, to aid in planning group meals and events. Contact the Meet St. Louis Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 992-0656 if we can provide additional assistance in helping you find the perfect venue for your group meal function or event.
DowntownLafayette SquareSoulard & Benton ParkGrand Center & MidtownCentral West End & CortexThe HillClaytonKirkwoodWebster GrovesWestport Plaza & West County
Downtown St. Louis is a bustling center of industry, culture, and entertainment. With beautiful residential lofts, innovative business properties and an exciting dining and nightlife scene. Downtown offers visitors some real ‘big city’ fun. Learn more about Downtown St. Louis.
360 STL(314) 241-8439Group Size: Up to 300Soaring nearly 400 feet above downtown St. Louis, Three Sixty is the ultimate rooftop bar offering full a la carte dining and private events.
Ballpark Village(314) 797-7530Group Size: 10 to 1500Any Occasion, No Matter Your Taste, We’ve Got Your Bases Covered: Budweiser Brewhouse, Cardinal’s Nation, Drunken Fish, Fox Sports Midwest, Tengo SED, El Birdos, Shark Bar, PBR
BLT’s – Breakfast, Lunch and Tacos(314) 925-8505Group Size: 10 to 150BLT’s is located steps from America’s Center Complex, offering southwestern influenced comfort foods like Chicken ‘n Waffles and Shrimp ‘n Grits. They offer breakfast, lunch and tacos all day along with a large event space that is fully flexible and customizable to the needs of your party.
Cinder House at the Four Seasons(314) 881-5759Group Size:10 to 20James Beard Award-Winning Chef Gerard Craft is blending the tradition of wood-fired meat, vegetables and fish with bold international flavors. With an eye on the entire world, but a heavy hand toward South America, a meal at Cinder House is always flickering with surprises.
Flamingo Bowl(314) 436-6666Group Size: Up to 300Downtown's bowling mecca. Bowling with good food and drinks. Have fun. Book your party now in the Palm Room. Signature cocktails, house-made pizza, Cuban sandwiches, wraps, veggie paninis and more.
Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria at Ballpark Village(314) 942-2416Group Size: 7 to 80This family owned and operated restaurant is a successful, award-winning artisan Italian restaurant and bar that focuses on a modern interpretation of regional Italian cuisine using local, seasonal ingredients. Katie’s inspiration comes from her time spent living in Italy with her artist mother Belinda Lee. Katie has received numerous awards for her cooking including Best Pizza & Best Pasta by Feast Magazine, Best Pizza by Ladue News, and A-List awards from St. Louis Magazine. In 2018, she was named Sauce Magazine's Chef of the Year for the second year in a row.
Morton's The Steakhouse(314) 725-4008Group Size: 5 to 90Morton’s The Steakhouse has been serving the best steak for over 30 years. Make a reservation and enjoy a delicious USDA prime-aged steak or indulge in a seafood feast.
The Old Spaghetti Factory(314) 621-0276Group Size: Up to 300The Old Spaghetti Factory has been proudly serving deliciously affordable 3 course meals since 1969. Family owned and operated; we’re committed to exceptional service. We invite your family to join ours for a memorable dining experience.
Rosalita's Cantina(314) 621-2700Group Size: Up to 50Offering a full menu of both food and drinks. try our signature table-side guacamole made right in front of you or a pile of Nigu nachos. We have a full array of classic Mexican dishes and more modern specialties, including our Cadillac fajitas.
St. Louis Union Station(314) 923-3900Group Size: Up to 1200Union Station offers a variety of attractions and restaurants for St. louis’ visitors. Try one of the many restaurants at this entertainment destination including: The Pitch Athletic Club & Tavern, The Soda Fountain, The Train Shed, 1894 Café, The Grand Hall, and Landry’s Seafood.
Salt + Smoke at Ballpark Village(314) 727-0200 Ext 5Group Size: 7 to 200Paradise is sitting down to a meal of slow-smoked BBQ, fresh and flavorful sides all homemade from scratch, and your choice from an extensive list of whiskey and beer. Paradise is sitting down to a meal with great friends at Salt + Smoke. Get a plate filled with your favorite cut of our world-famous brisket, smoked over post oak for 16 hours, or explore our other dishes—smoked salmon, St. Louis Cut Ribs, and our pulled pork will all keep your mouth watering and your appetite satisfied.
Schlafly Tap Room(314) 241-2337Group Size: Up to 170Brewery restaurant featuring handcrafted Schlafly beers brewed onsite. Traditional American and European dishes. A Green Dining Alliance-certified restaurant. Free parking. Open daily.
This neighborhood boasts an impressive collection of beautiful Victorian homes and could be described as ‘urban chic.’ Its trendy real estate, luscious gardens, fine dining, and city backdrop are perfect for a hip and worldly clientele. Learn more about Lafayette Square.
Eleven Eleven Mississippi(314) 241-9999Group Size: 8 to 12Named after the street address, Eleven Eleven Mississippi is renowned in the St. Louis culinary scene for serving award-winning Tuscan/Californian cuisine since 2003.
Planter’s House(314) 696-2603Group Size: 1 to 6Award winning, seasonal bar & restaurant with new classic cocktails, cuisine, & spirits.
Polite Society(314) 325-2553Group Size: Up to 70Polite Society is a restaurant, bar and gathering place located at 1923 Park Avenue, in the historic Lafayette Square neighborhood of St. Louis. It exists to provide their neighbors, friendsfriends, and families with a warm environment of thoughtful service, exceptional food, drink and company.
POP(314) 241-8100Group Size: 5 to 11Enjoy a sparkling bar and restaurant! At POP, you’ll find all things bubbly, sparkling, bright, and fun. It’s a place where you can gather with friends over a glass of champagne (or whichever fizzy beverage you discover on our menu), and some amazing food that pairs perfectly with sparkling wine. Where you can have a first date or a 500th date. Bubbles are for any day, not just your birthday or New Year’s Eve.
Sqwires(314) 865-3522Group Size: 40 to 150St. Louis’ most ardent food-lovers are regulars at SqWires. The seasonal menu features fresh interpretations of classic American cuisine. The chefs prepare the freshest seafood, prime meats, and indulgent desserts with trademark simplicity and richness of flavor.
Enjoy the diverse and lively St. Louis scene in Soulard. Peppered with unique restaurants and historic brick townhomes, this neighborhood is famous for its courtyard dining, live music clubs and weekend farmer’s market. Learn more about Soulard.
John D. McGurk’s(314) 776-8309Group Size: 20 to 75Full service restaurant and bar open seven days a week for lunch and dinner with live Irish music every night. Open and covered patio and garden.
Molly’s in Soulard(314) 241-6200Group Size: 25 to 60Offering a seasonal Cajun/Creole menu that features New Orleans classics and fresh takes on classic dishes. Featuring the largest terrace and patio in St. Louis at 11,000 sq.ft.
Sidney Street Cafe(314) 771-5777Group Size: Up to 50Sidney Street Cafe is located in a century-old storefront building in St. Louis’s historic Benton Park neighborhood. Run by Chef/Owner Kevin Nashan along with his wife Mina and his brother Chris, the restaurant is proud to be a neighborhood staple while also serving as a special destination for diners from all over the world.
The artistic heart of the city, Grand Center has a lot to see with dozens of unique galleries, museums and theaters. Hear live music, see a Broadway show or view a collection of contemporary art in this impressive district that’s bustling with creative expression. Learn more about Grand Center.
Armory STL(314) 282-2720Group Size: 50 to 500+Armory STL, a new entertainment complex in Midtown, is massive – and we’re not exaggerating. The venue has almost 6 acres of flexible indoor space with approximately 500 feet of bar space, multiple kitchens, the largest indoor TV screen in Missouri, a state-of-the-art sound system, arcade games and other activities such as cornhole, table tennis and four-square badminton. There are also putting greens, adult seesaws and a bright-green, two-story slide. The vibe is fun and casual, and entrance is free for all, but you can also host private events in different areas of the facility.
Bulrush(314) 449-1208Group Size: 24 to 50Bulrush STL is a contemporary dining and craft bar experience in the Grand Center Arts District just a short walk to the Fox Theater and Symphony. James Beard semi-finalist chef, Rob Connoley features contemporary interpretations of historic (1820-1870) Ozark cuisine – foods rooted in Ozark cuisine in one of the most intimate dining settings in the nation. Country pork, corn bread, greens, pie.
City FoundryGroup Size: 40 to 100+City Foundry STL is the adaptive reuse of the former 15-acre Century Foundry complex in St. Louis. The iconic and historically significant foundry building has been transformed into a dynamic hub of innovation complete with St. Louis’ first true food hall, a curated retail experience, and creative offices infused with historic industrial architecture. City Foundry STL is proudly located in St. Louis’ growing Midtown neighborhood, and offers free parking.
City Winery(314) 751-6033Group Size: 15 to 300City Winery was founded in New York City in 2008 by Michael Dorf to deliver a unique combined culinary and cultural experience to urban wine enthusiasts. Each City Winery offers intimate concerts, food and wine seminars, private event spaces, upscale dining, and a fully functioning winery.
The Fountain on Locust(314) 535-7800Group Size: 30 to 120The Fountain on Locust is where old-school glamour meets modern indulgence. Step into this retro soda fountain & cafe in the heart of St. Louis, where witty banter and retro flair come together to create an unforgettable dining experience.
Puttshack(314) 887-788Group Size: 10 to 100+Get your game face ready! We're bringing good vibes only as you play our fun, tech-infused mini golf perfect for everyone from pairs to parties in unique event spaces. Come check us out at the one and only, The City Foundry. All that winning (or losing) will work up an appetite too - our passionate chefs & bartenders will tantalize your taste buds with flavors from around the globe. So, get your game face ready for a perfect outing of friendly competition, drinks and dining.
Small Batch(314) 380-2040Group Size: 8 to 25Small Batch is a whiskey lounge and restaurant for those with a penchant for American whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes. with over 140 different whiskeys, you’ll find old favorites as well as rare, small batch bottles in our reserve cellar. we also offer a vegetable-centered menu inspired by local and global cuisine.
Turn(314) 240-5157Group Size: 6 to 10Each menu is designed with a honed farm-to-table philosophy that emphasizes relationships with local farmers and that utilizes freshly grown vegetables and flavors. Chef Kirkland works closely with the region’s growers, including the urban farm on the roof of the restaurant, to plan for each season and to promote sustainability in the St. Louis restaurant scene. Turn presents comfort classics and puts a fresh spin on each dish.
The Central West End, home to the beautiful Cathedral Basilica, is the perfect place to unwind. You can enjoy a meal at an award-winning restaurant, browse shops and galleries, or meander down tree-shaded streets lined with iconic winged griffin lamp posts, flowers, and stunning historic homes that date back to the 1904 World’s Fair in Forest Park. Learn more about the Central West End.
Brassiere(314) 454-0600Group Size: 8 to 25A casual, unpretentious mecca for your favorite French cuisine.
The Boathouse(314) 366-1555Group Size: 15 to 100The Boathouse at Forest Park. Reestablished 2018. Duckfront fare in the heart of Forest Park. The premiere lakeside dining destination of St. Louis. Barbeque created by Sugarfire with amazing views.
Brennan's(314) 497-4449Group Size: 15 to 50Over the years, Brennan’s has won numerous local awards, including Best Bar, Best Wine Bar, Best Patio, Best Place to While An Evening, Best Place for A Nightcap, Best Bartender, Best Unexpected Comedy Spot, and — one of our favorites — Best Place to Lose Yourself in Time. It’s difficult to put our place in any one category. Our focus has always been to provide a good atmosphere for drinks and conversation, with a quality selection on the menu.
Edera(314) 361-7227Group Size: 14 to 100Edera Italian Eatery is focused on serving simple, refined food in a more casual, come-as-you-are atmosphere. Chef Andrew Simon offers a fresh interpretation, sourcing the highest quality ingredients from Italy to Missouri. The menu features premium Neapolitan pizzas, signature pastas and premium entrees. Edera’s cuisine – featuring sauces, pastas and baked goods made fresh daily in the restaurant – are elevated enough for a special night out, while also being approachable enough for everyday fare.
Maryland House by Brennan’s(314) 497-4449Group Size: 5 to 8We think it’s simple and we believe most of you would agree. What we look for in our favorite places is a beautiful space with delicious food and drink, freshly plated and poured, presented by an attentive, knowledgeable and friendly staff. This is the new Maryland House.
The Preston at The Chase Park Plaza(314) 633-7800Group Size: 6 to 40Located in The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel. Return to a more genteel era when dining was a unique and special experience. Small “Food Is Art” dishes meant for sharing, inventive Liquid Art cocktails, and decadent desserts combine for a sublime meal you won’t soon forget.
Urban Chestnut Grove Brewery & Bierhall(314) 222-0143Group Size: 60 to 100Brewery with large, industrial bierhall. Serving European-inspired cuisine and craft beers made on-site. Daily. Private event space available. A LEED certified brewery.
Vicia(314) 553-9239Group Size: 8 to 80Vicia celebrates vegetable-forward cuisine, which shines a light on beloved and underutilized vegetables, making the most of all their parts and flipping our conceptions of what modern dining and eating tastes like.
Founded by Italian immigrants in the early 1800s, The Hill has a rich history – plus, a scrumptious selection of consumables. Fill up on toasted ravioli, hot salami sandwiches, bruschetta, caponata, salsiccia, cannoli, gelato and more; then, shop for goods and gifts that you won’t find anywhere else. Learn more about The Hill.
Anthonino’s Taverna(314) 773-4455Group Size: 40 to 150One of the most popular family-owned eateries on The Hill in St. Louis since 2003, Anthonino’s serves a unique mix of Italian and Greek specialties. Whether you’re one of our treasured regulars, or you’re visiting for the first time, our aim is the same; from the moment you walk through the door to the final sip of your after dinner drink, we hope you walk away having gained something wonderful from the experience.
Bartolino’s Osteria(314) 644-2266Group Size: 8 to 45As a St. Louis restaurant tradition, the philosophy of Bartolino’s Osteria is to provide an Italian dining experience that welcomes each guest to be part of our extended family. Carrying on the tradition set forth by our mother and father, our motto is: Cook good food and give plenty. Basta! (Enough said, in Italian). Our guests will always be welcome in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Bartolino’s Osteria on The Hill offers traditional Italian dishes, as well as fresh seafood and choice cuts of meat.
Favazza’s on the Hill & The Rose of the Hill(314) 772-4454Group Size: Up to 500Favazza’s is a 300 seat, full-service Italian restaurant serving thousands of guests every week. We are proud serve the best old-world Italian meals available without crossing the Atlantic. Feel free to tempt yourself with our online menus. You will find the meals that make Favazza’s famous and the wines to accent any meal. If you are looking for a banquet space, we offer multiple options including our separate banquet facility, the Rose of the Hill.
Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill(314) 772-8898Group Size: 8 to 180For over 40 years, Charlie Gitto’s has been one of St. Louis’ best Italian restaurants and the backdrop of family gatherings, first dates and large celebrations. Located in the historic Italian neighborhood known as "The Hill," Charlie Gitto's exudes a timeless charm and captures the essence of Italian hospitality. Our talented chefs transcend trends with a menu of handmade pastas bursting with vibrant flavors, authentic fresh seafood creations, high-quality meat dishes, and, of course, our signature toasted raviolis.
Guido’s Pizzeria & Tapas(314) 771-4900Group Size: Up to 100The Carretero Family has owned and operated Guido’s since 1988. Located in the Heart of “The Hill”, Guido’s Pizzeria and Tapas brings you authentic family recipes made with love. We offer the best of mediterranean cuisine with a menu full of classic Italian fare and traditional spanish entrées and tapas. Guido’s delivers a “Taste of Spain in the Middle of Italy” with made-to-order dishes, like Guido’s homemade lasagna, award-winning pizza, tapas calientes and rich caramelized flan.
Zia’s on the Hill(314) 776-0020Group Size: 30 to 90Zia's is located in the Heart of the Hill Neighborhood in South City, at the corner of Wilson and Edwards. Great Italian food in an unpretentious atmosphere. Zia's is a landmark restaurant that has been in business for 32 years and ran by the original owners. Zia's is known for many dishes among which include Chicken Spiedini, Seafood Pastas and Award Winning salad dressing.
Sophisticated Clayton is home to St. Louis County government and a collection of boutiques, galleries, hotels, and restaurants known throughout the region. At every corner in the bustling district, you’ll find places to eat, drink and shop. Learn more about Clayton.
Basso at The Cheshire(314) 932-7820Group Size: 6 to 12Basso’s menu celebrates authentic Italian cuisine with its creative use of ingredients largely found in the surrounding community. The culinary team is committed to forging relationships with growers and purveyors who can deliver high-quality products that translate into exceptional guest experiences. The diverse menu – available for dinner and late-night – incorporates house-made pastas and breads, wood-fired pizzas, roasted meats and veggies, and great items for sharing.
Boundary at The Cheshire(314) 932-7853Group Size: 10 to 170Boundary's food is a modern interpretation of comforting classics. The menu offers shared items, raw bar bites and family style mains. The dining room offers a bar, that has doubled in size. It is the perfect place for an evening of libations or dining. Leather couches in a comforting, yet lively, atmosphere provide nooks to tuck into a hearty supper or nosh on shared plates.
Cafe La Vie(314) 863-0400Group Size: 6 to 20Cafe la Vie transitions from cafe and coffee bar in the morning, to a relaxed restaurant and lounge in the evening. Enjoy Illy Gourment Coffee prepared by a master barista to evening cocktails, sharables, and dessert prepared by a first-class team. The spacious 7,400 sq. foot restaurant is open for Breakfast, Sparkling Hour (our version of Happy Hour) and Dinner. Cafe la Vie offers dishes highlighting European classics with local St. Louis flavors in a warm and inviting environment.
Louie’s Wine Dive(314) 875-9373Group Size: 8 to 50Celebrating great wine, locally sourced cuisine and the joy of savored moments shared with friends.
Mai Lee(314) 645-2835Group Size: 8 or MoreThe Lou’s finest Vietnamese & Chinese cuisine for over 30 years.
Oceano(314) 721-9400Group Size: Up to 18Combines classical techniques and fresh, local ingredients to prepare stunning seafood dishes.
Parker's Table(314) 645-2050Group Size: 15 to 80Just off the main shop space, you'll find our warm & welcoming event space. It has been home to business dinners, wine tastings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and more! Whatever you need to make your event special, we'd be happy to work with you.
Pastaria(314) 862-6602Group Size: 30 to 36Updated Italian cooking in a slick, modern trattoria with a soaring ceiling & an open kitchen.
Peno(314) 899-9699Group Size: 8 to 16At Peno they stick to the Italian roots while also leaving their own mark as so many before us, embodying the “soul” of Southern Italy. Savor the experience of the new southern Italian soul food.
The suburban landscape of Kirkwood is dotted with family-friendly attractions, playful parks, independent shops and enticing eateries. Rows of century-old buildings house one-of-a-kind establishments, ranging from homey coffee shops to fine-dining restaurants to boutique stores galore. Learn more about Kirkwood.
Billy G’s(314) 984-8000Group Size: 5 to 15Our menu was planned to please everyone. We feature Gianino’s Famous Salad which is tossed in our house-made creamy Italian dressing. Our savory soups are made fresh by our chefs, and our salads and burgers are created to impress and satisfy anyone. Our thin-crust St. Louis-style square pizzas are made with fresh dough and ingredients and your choice of mozzarella or provel cheese. Billy G’s continues the family tradition by offering exceptional Italian pastas and entrees, but we’ve also added a few chef-inspired dishes that have quickly become house favorites. We also feature an extensive beer, wine, and cocktail menu.
Sunset 44 Bistro & Banquet(314) 965-6644Group Size: 10 to 250Sunset 44 has been a staple in St. Louis community for over 5 decades. Today, the bistro is a place known for good food and a friendly neighborhood setting. It’s not over-complicated, but quality food, made from scratch.
Wasabi Sushi Kirkwood(314) 394-3390Group Size: 10 to 15With over 50 unique rolls, crisp, delectable ingredients complement fish served with the freshest promise in the industry—ocean to table in 48 hours. Whether you’re looking for an appetizing small plate during happy hour, or a charming choice for date night, Wasabi Sushi Bar is sure to please. Our friendly & knowledgeable wait staff will gladly walk you through our menu, ensuring your dining experience is one to remember.
Bursting with creativity, Webster Groves encompasses internationally recognized arts institutions, lifestyle boutiques stocked with inspired goods and irresistible culinary destinations. Learn more about Webster Groves.
Cyrano's Café(314) 963-3232Group Size: 7 to 50Featuring St. Louis' best award-winning desserts, plus a full bistro menu of great salads, sandwiches, and entrees. Romantic interior with a quiet neighborhood patio. Full bar with unique craft cocktails. Open late on weekends. Private room for groups of up to 60 people
Olive + Oak(314) 736-1370Group Size: 14 to 200The kitchen, led by Chef Jesse Mendica, consistently delivers top quality, ingredient-driven American fare, superb beverage program.
Westport Plaza is a 42-acre development in St. Louis County featuring hotels, restaurants, pubs and entertainment venues located within a pedestrian only plaza.
Bristol Seafood Grill(314) 567-0272Group Size: 10 to 100Bristol Seafood Grill is an upscale seafood restaurant that you can dress up or down. Procuring the freshest seafood available direct from the most reputable sources based on the day’s catch. Plus, enjoy top rated steak, featuring the finest cuts of USDA Prime Black Angus Beef grilled on an open wood fire.
Mellow Mushroom Chesterfield(636) 778-9376Group Size: Up to 34Craving pizza? Maybe it’s time to try something a little more unique. We’re known for our homemade crust and stone-baked pizzas with bold combinations. And if we can make pizza special, just imagine what we can do with a munchie, salad, calzone, or even a burger. Are you hungry yet? Definitely. Take your pick from our selection of 32 draft beers and our tasty, handcrafted cocktails. And, many of our pizzas can be made gluten-free or vegan.
Timothy’s(314) 786-5301Group Size: 1 to 8Timothy's focuses on upscale American comfort food offering the highest quality food and service. We have an exceptional wine list with an extensive cocktail program focusing on all the classics.
Westport Social(314) 548-2876Group Size: Up to 300Classic bar & bar gaming lounge with private/semiprivate rooms. Have fun playing shuffleboard, foosball, ping pong, darts and snookball, while enjoying wines and beers and shareable plates