St. Louis with Friends
Collected by Frederick Simeon
St. Louis offers an intriguing mix of amazing food, entertainment for all ages, and historical significance. Learn about western expansion at the Arch. Climb on a fighter jet at the City Museum. Enjoy blues at Broadway Oyster Bar, or the best meal in town at Tony's.
900 Spruce St, St. Louis, MO 63102, USA
The first location of this friendly taproom opened in 1995 in Texas, but the brand has since established itself across the country. Most people come to sample the extensive selection of beers—Flying Saucer offers more than 240 varieties—but don't...
419 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA
This warm and friendly pub sits in the charming Central West End district. Locals have been fans of the pub food here since its opening in 1980. The original owners' son now runs the restaurant, and his interest in local farm-to-table ingredients...
4198 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Located in the Grove, this is a great place to eat, drink, and hang out. Terrific bartenders serve inventive drinks and the kitchen offers a large array of tapas. Servers are knowledgeable, so ask for their recommendations if you can't decide. How...
308 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA
Located in the Central West End, SubZero Vodka Bar, of course, has vodka. However with over 500 varieties, they boast the largest selection of vodka in the country. Set behind a 28-foot ice bar, this place has the atmosphere and selection to find...
1200 Russell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Established in 1978, John D. McGurk's Irish Pub and Garden has long been wetting the whistles of St. Louisans while entertaining them with nightly live Irish music (including musicians from the Emerald Isle) and feeding them with traditional Irish...
1 Busch Pl, St. Louis, MO 63118, USA
In 2013 Anheuser-Busch InBev, the largest brewer in the world for over 50 years, opened a biergarten with 15 beers on tap as an addition to their complimentary brewery tour. Close to downtown, the oldest operating brewery in the state is a treat...
3206 S Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118, USA
We all know about recycling, but this craft store takes sustainability to a higher level. Instead of recycling, they up-cycle, hence the name Upcycle Exchange. Need ideas or supplies for a project? Go to this store and let your imagination loose....
5200 Daggett Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Baseball's Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola grew up on what is called the Hill. The fire hydrants are painted red, white, and green—the colors of the Italian flag. Yes, there are some terrific Italian restaurants here, as well as wonderful Italian...
5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
The St. Louis Science Center straddles Interstate 40, with the Planetarium in Forest Park and the main building with the OMNIMAX Theater and the Boeing Hall on the south side across the highway. While there are many science centers in America,...
6504 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Blueberry Hill is a must-see mainstay of St. Louis culture. This restaurant and music club, located in the Loop, is known as much for its food as for the amazing music—the hamburgers bring almost as many guests as the nightly live music, including...
1120 S 6th St, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA
Sump is a small but delightful coffee shop. The owner is clearly passionate and knowledgable about his products. This is the best coffee in St. Louis, bar none. Grab a cappuccino—hot or iced—and prepare to be amazed.
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