Do you consider yourself a foodie? Perhaps a cocktail connoisseur? How about neither of the above, but you’re just plain hungry? Downtown St. Louis is packed with food and cocktail offerings sure to please any guest. We’ve rounded up a few must-try locations to help you expand your dining horizons.
Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar
With more than 200 beers and 100 wines available, Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar is the perfect place to stop for a drink. A curated menu of charcuterie and cheese is available to pair with your libations, as well as a handful of entrees, salads and sandwiches. Try the mac ‘n cheese—it’s a customer (and Yelp reviewer) favorite.
1004 Locust St., thebridgestl.com
Blood & Sand
If you’re looking for a personalized experience, try the private club Blood & Sand. Nonmembers can make a reservation at this cocktail-focused bar and restaurant, and applications for full-time membership are currently being accepted. Pay close attention to the cocktail menu while you’re there; pop culture lovers will appreciate a variety of musically themed drink names including plenty of song titles and a few cult-favorite TV references. Something from The Nightman Cometh section, anyone?
1500 St Charles St., bloodandsandstl.com
Mango Peruvian Cuisine
Open for lunch and dinner, Mango Peruvian Cuisine balances a trendy aesthetic with authentic menu options. If you’re feeling extra hungry, try this reviewer favorite: the Lomo Saltado. This beef tenderloin dish features sweet onions, garlic and tomatoes, as well as Peruvian spices, and leaves guest raving about the dish online.
1001 Washington Ave., mangoperu.com
Robust Wine Bar
Whether you’re an experienced oenophile or a total novice, Robust Wine Bar has drink options and wine flights perfect for every palate. And while the Downtown establishment isn’t the only Robust Wine Bar location, it is the sole place to order from the eatery’s brunch menu. No judgement if you pair your Steak & Eggs Tartine with a morning cocktail.
635 Washington Ave., robustwinebar.com
Cielo Restaurant & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
In the mood for Italian food? Head to Cielo Restaurant & Bar at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. This swanky restaurant and lounge includes not just a scrumptious menu but breathtaking Downtown views from its large rooftop patio. Stop by for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks—or, celebrate with a prix fixe multi-course dining experience. The Tour of Italy set menu is sure to leave your tastebuds begging for seconds.
999 North 2nd St., cielostlouis.com
If you’re in the mood for something else, check out one of these Downtown establishments…
- Tony’s, 410 Market St., tonysstlouis.com
- HIRO Asian Kitchen, 1405 Washington Ave., hiroasiankitchen.com
- Schlafly Tap Room,2100 Locust St., schlafly.com
- Sen Thai, 1221 Locust St. #104, senthaibistro.com
- Lucas Park Grille, 1234 Washington Ave., lucasparkgrille.com
- Pi Pizzeria, 610 Washington Ave., pi-pizza.com
- Grand Hall at Union Station, 1820 Market St., stlouisunionstation.com
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