Cherokee Street is known in St. Louis as the place to go for the best Mexican cuisine and specialty items. Carcineria Latinoamericana lives up to the area's reputation. Doubling as a Mexican grocery store and restaurant, this family owned business caters to the Mexican population in the area and offers a taste of real Latin flavor to all those who care to partake. The menu is full of traditional and modern Mexican fare: tortas, enchiladas, burritos, and savory desserts. The patio features two large flat screen television sets, and a large adult beverage menu that makes this location a great place to meet friends and watch the game. Stop by and enjoy a little taste of Mexico. -Cathryn D. Blue
This New American bistro has been getting rave reviews since its emergence in 2005. The minimalist décor, bold colors and straight lines give the atmosphere a modern feel, and the chefs are among America's paramount. Along with the fresh, seasonal cuisine, the presentation of the food is immaculate with much attention paid to detail. For wine-lovers, the wine list is quite adequate, featuring some of the finest dinner and dessert wines in the world. Niche is available for private parties and is a great first-dater. - Cathryn D. Blue
Tired of the bland social scene? Want a little more spice added to drinking, networking and rubbing shoulders with the posh crowd? Don't fret. Frazer's got your number. Get all dolled up to impress, meet some local socialites, and get full on great food in the process. With all the trimmings of the mod lounge-extensive wine list, expansive bar, lush seating and exposed brick walls, to name a few-Frazer's is applauded for their cuisine. Enjoy a honey-glazed chicken kabob or Mexican pizza. If feeling adventurous, try the Moroccan sole or the Shrimp Creole. No disappointments there. - Cathryn D. Blue
Benton Park is a great district for beer and grub. Luvy Duvy's holds that reputation very seriously. An honorable mention for "Best Daily Breakfast" by Sauce Magazine, this café is a winner in the hearts of the people. Luvy Duvy's fame is its friendliness; the staff members wear permanent and genuine smiles, and families appreciate the quick service, low prices and kids' menu. The atmosphere is that of a bright, casual, neighborhood corner café. Grown-up drinks are also available. - Cathryn D. Blue
Pretzels aren't just for mall visits, circuses or ball games. Gus's Pretzels, located in the historic Benton Park district, make you wanna grab a napkin and go for it! Since this is the pretzel place, they make sure to keep it interesting. The menu features an exhaustive array of pretzel accoutrement: a variety of dipping sauces, various pretzel flavors, and even pretzel sandwiches. Gus's is a great place to bring the family for a snack, or a meal. - Cathryn D. Blue
Nod your head to great old blues music while partaking in some of the best service in St. Louis. Located a stone's throw away from Lafayette Park, these po' boy-makin' folks specialize in St. Louis, Memphis, Chicago, and New Orleans-style sandwiches on great fresh bread with soups, salads, and cookies. For beer-lovers, the selections hail from some of the best breweries in the country. If planning to dine at this quaint eatery during lunch, come early or late. Around noon, the place gets so busy that finding a seat is nearly impossible. - Cathryn D. Blue
Located in the charming, neighborhood of Benton Park on the historical Cherokee Antique Row, Kevin's Place is a great location for eating and relaxing. The dining experience is reminiscent of sitting in the living room of an old friend who loves to cook and entertain (and has impeccable taste in furniture). Locals rave about the pizzas and sandwiches, which are affordable and fantastic. Kevin, the owner and main staff person, is very friendly and everyone in the neighborhood knows who he is. The restaurant is a great place to have casual lunches with friends or to just stop in for a quick bite. - Cathryn D. Blue
With numerous bands and artists: famous and local, performing at this place, the Wedge, most definitely, is a popular hang-out joint. Be it gorging on a pizza, while enjoying live performances or the sheer adrenaline filled atmosphere, this place is a crowd puller. The hot Toddies, Mungus, D Numbers are some of the regular names performing here. Although the kitchen here dishes out a decent meal, its the Iggy Ziggy Room where all the action is. The Wedge is certainly and deservingly here to stay!
St. Louis has a reputation for fine Italian restaurants, and Marcella's epitomizes that tradition. Located in the south city neighborhood of "The Hill", this unpretentious trattoria serves wonderful food while maintaining a warm neighborhood atmosphere. Appetizers include a marvelous pizza with truffle oil and a four-cheese pizza. The innovative house salad is a delightful mix of greens topped with tomato, red onion, mozzarella and pine nuts with balsamic tomato vinaigrette.
200 South Fourth Street Millennium Hotel St. Louis St. Louis, MO 63102
Located on the top floor of the Millennium Hotel St. Louis, the Top of the Riverfront is a restaurant that can guarantee a dramatic dining experience. A revolving restaurant, it offers spectacular views of downtown St. Louis landmarks and the Mississippi. You can choose from among many seafood items that make up its self-described "Mississippi" specialties, or you can choose more conservative picks such as pepper steak with cognac mustard sauce, roast duck with cranberry relish, or even prime rib. There are interesting appetizers, too, as well as excellent souffles.
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