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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

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“Ted Drewes is a family-owned frozen custard company in St. Louis.. The business was founded by Ted Drewes, Sr. in 1929. The shop on Chippewa Street is open much of the year even through winter. It is a St. Louis staple and a must visit.”
  • 49 locals recommend
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“Russell is a great spot for breakfast, brunch and dinner. They have indoor and outdoor seating! ”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“Great breakfast spot. The building is kitschy-cool and the price is right. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Favorite Italian. Also has a great happy hour. More so for food than drinks. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a sports bar that has a great patio with Bags, tons of screens, Karaoke, & music. They also have some of the city's best BBQ food!! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Florist
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“This is where I shop every week. Clean and friendly. A local grocery chain found nowhere but St. Louis. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Italian fair with neighborhood feel. Dog friendly patio seating. 0.6 miles”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Popular bar with daily specials. Tuesday night trivia. Good burgers on branded buns. 0.2 miles”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Trendy eatery, Asian, Latin, American blend. Unique place with unique menu. 0.3 miles”
  • 7 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Savory smoked meats with sides that are considerably *not* an afterthought. St. Louis is known for its BBQ. There are plenty of great spots, but we like Salt + Smoke for the sit-down experience and the to-die-for mac and cheese. Plus, the bourbon list is an experience in and of itself.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“$10 all-you-can-eat lunch buffet! If you like Indian food, you'll love Himalayan!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Great Coffee shop, tennis, racquetball, handball, playground & beautiful scenery. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Mostly carry out. It's a very popular place, sandwiches on homemade bread! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Comfort food eatery & bar offering pub grub in century-old digs with a classic vibe.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“This little donut shop sells donuts, cinnamon rolls, coffee, milk and soda. They were voted "Best Hand-cut Donuts in St. Louis on Route 66." by Man vs. Food Nation.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“1950s retro and antique store! One of the best I've been to on two continents. Prices are pretty reasonable, and they do source good quality items. ”
  • 4 locals recommend