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Food and restaurants in Central West End, St. Louis

Top restaurants

Sushi Restaurant
“Best sushi in town. Interactive bartenders with excellent customer service skills.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The tacos are pretty good -- but the real secret is that after 10 pm all the tacos and the tequilla shots are $2 (mix on your own with their bottomless $2 lemonade for a night of mediocre margaritas).”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Taste is my go-to choice for a complex cocktail in the CWE. There's something magical about the patio, where you can carry conversation while people-watching under the strings of twinkling lights. It has an unbeatable happy hour as well.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Historic Irish Bar with great, local food (high end pub fare) Also a great place to saddle up to the bar for some drinks. A very cozy and intimate atmosphere in the main room, which has a wonderful old vibe and is adorned with photos of great writers and artists. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“Great Brunch - check out attached store, Bowood Farms for plants and gifts!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“It's not only a coffee shop... it also has delicious sandwiches and salads, ice cream and more. Open 24hrs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great pizza within walking distance. Sit outside or get a window seat to enjoy watching the world walk by. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
“Great whiskey selection with plenty of more options. Right in middle of the Central West End neighborhood. Just right across the street from El Burro Loco. ”
  • 10 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Great Brunch - check out attached store, Bowood Farms for plants and gifts!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“It's not only a coffee shop... it also has delicious sandwiches and salads, ice cream and more. Open 24hrs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“One of the top hospitals in the country associated with Washington University in St. Louis. Known all over the world for their medical and scientific breakthroughs.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“You know (and love/hate/tolerate) it. This Starbucks is in a cool building and next to the Chess Club.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best cup cakes in town! Try their Red Velvet and Tuxedo! They are Cup Cake War winner <3”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“A cafe and restaurant known for making a tasty New Orleans-style beignets. Eclectic.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“This place is nearby, but you might miss it. It's set back in the property next to Scarlett's Wine Bar.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“You know (and love/hate/tolerate) it. This Starbucks is in a cool building and next to the Chess Club.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best cup cakes in town! Try their Red Velvet and Tuxedo! They are Cup Cake War winner <3”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Cheap sandwiches, I really liked their schwarma. Just to warn you, this place is also a hookah bar.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Dessert Shop