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Top store recommendations from locals

Farmers Market
“Soulard Market is the oldest farmers market west of the Mississippi established in 1779 and is open Wednesday-Saturday. We have 13 local farmers, 1 organic farmer, a florist and spice shop, and many produce vendors. The market also carries a variety of other general merchandise like shirts, jewelry, incense, sports memorabilia, hand made soaps, carpet, photography and hand made crafts. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great Breakfast/ Brunch, make sure you get there early it tends to get crowded!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Food
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“Custard is like soft serve ice cream. Ted Drewes is a St. Louis tradition. If you like Dairy Queen’s “blizzard,” think 10x the possibilities. It’s fairly busy year round but worth the wait. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“BEST sandwiches in STL. The line will be out the door from 11AM til close, but it won't take longer than 15 min or so. Trust me the wait is worth it! Great veg options too.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Local grocery chain; open every day 7AM-10PM Good staples; good adult beverage selection; good selection of prepared food to grab and go”
  • 35 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee and light eats—get the breakfast sandwich. A homey environment with lots of nooks to catch up on a project catch up with a friend.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“1 mile west on Clayton Road. Large Supermarket - all the major brands and large beer/wine selection.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Open at 7am, Gelateria del Leone serves delicious coffee and pastries in addition to its delectable assortment of gelato. European vibes, charming interior and excellent service.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
“Anything but average, these folks have the best of everything and do an amazing outreach for Saint Louis ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“ Colorful ice cream shop offering instant liquid-nitrogen creations, frozen cocktails & coffee. A little bit of a drive, but such a unique and delicious experience; so worth it! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Flower Shop
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“I call this the desperate Schnucks. Seriously. Only go there if you are really, really desperate. Just drive to the Hill, if you need to buy groceries. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“The most serious coffee I've had in a long time. Served up every which-way you want, this place does it all right. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
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“Bohemian cafe in a brick row house with funky art serving breakfast fare & sandwiches, plus coffee.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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“Typical pharmacy store - great to grab any last minute forgotten items like toothpaste, mouth wash, etc.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“Union loafers is a great local bread shop that has a delicious lunch and Tues-Sun does wood fired pizza for dinner. The salads could also win awards and who says that about salad? Closed on Mondays. Use the no wait app via Yelp to avoid a long wait.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
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“Whether or not you stick to a plant-based diet, Sweet Art will satisfy your cravings. It's just that good. So much love and soul goes into the recipes - it's comfort food, it's mostly vegan - and it's sooo delicious. ”
  • 20 locals recommend