Things to Do in St. Louis

GOOD EATS

Down-home barbecue joint where crowds eat Memphis & St. Louis specialties at formica tables.

1627 S 9th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

(314) 621-3107

Classic & creative American dishes & a full bar, offered in a circa-1873 general store with a patio.

599 St Denis St, Florissant, MO 63031

(314) 837-2304

Elegant Southern Italian restaurant with several formal dining rooms & a bar area.

145 Concord Plaza Shopping Center, Sappington, MO 63128

(314) 842-9998

Imaginative, high-end cuisine combining French & Italian influences in tasting menus or à la carte.

7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105

(314) 721-7375

A funky neighborhood joint in historic Carondolet where you can enjoy a great burger, a drink from the full bar, and the big game on TV.

7637 Ivory Ave, St. Louis, MO 63111

(314-4900) 544

Traditional Bosnian specialties & other Balkan dishes served in homey, brick-accented surroundings.

4071 Keokuk St, St. Louis, MO 63116

(314) 772-3100

NIGHT LIFE

Buzzing, sports-themed district by Busch Stadium with restaurants, bars & nightlife venues.

601 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63102

(314) 797-7530

Jazz, blues, big band & swing shows with cabaret-style seating & a Southern menu.

700 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102

(314) 436-5222

Downstairs club with an eclectic music mix including dedicated Latin nights with salsa lessons.

408 N Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

(314) 361-0322

Professional comics plus weekly open-mike nights, with 2-item minimum order of food or drinks.

614 W Port Plaza Dr, St. Louis, MO 63146

(314) 469-6692

Ritzy cellar haunt in a historic building with a Prohibition-era theme, password entry & live music.

1009 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63101

Turn-of-the-century warehouse turned nightclub with bottle service, classic cocktails & DJ’d music.

2005 Locust St, St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 241-2005

SIGHT SEEING

The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the world’s tallest arch, the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, and Missouri’s tallest accessible building.

St. Louis, MO 63102

(877) 982-1410

Museum whose exhibits consist largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District.

750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 231-2489

It is recognized as a leading zoo in animal management, research, conservation, and education.

Government Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110

(314) 781-0900

Non-profit museum in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, dedicated to exploring the musical history and impact of the blues.

615 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101

(314) 925-0016

Grant’s Farm is a historic farm and long-standing landmark in Grantwood Village, Missouri, built by Ulysses S. Grant on land given to him and his wife by his father in law Frederick Fayette Dent shortly after they became married in 1848.

10501 Gravois Rd, St. Louis, MO 63123

(314) 577-2626

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, also known as the Saint Louis Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in the Central West End area.

4431 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

(314) 373-8200

ENTERTAINMENT

Each room has its own atmosphere, story, and hidden objects. Crafted escape rooms in St Louis feature the following scenarios: The Theater, The Western Bank Heist, and The Apartment.”

1201 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103

(314) 828-5178

Miniatures of all kinds in all scales.

4746 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116

(314) 832-7790

Storied spot with a massive humidor room filled with cigars & a swanky cocktail & smoking lounge.

1000 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101

(314) 436-3500

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a botanical garden known informally as Shaw’s Garden for founder and philanthropist Henry Shaw.

4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110

(314) 577-5100

Historic brewery featuring various tours, a beer museum, a biergarten, a gift shop & classes.

1200 Lynch St, St. Louis, MO 63118

(314) 577-2626

Founded as a planetarium in 1963, is a collection of buildings including a science museum and planetarium.

5050 Oakland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

(314) 289-4400

HIDDEN GEMS

Cash-only watering hole/performance venue covered with funky folk art & bright mosaics inside & out.

1903 Pestalozzi St, St. Louis, MO 63118

(314) 772-5994

A historic house in St. Louis was plagued by a series of suicides committed by family members involved in a successful brewery. 

3322 Demenil Pl, St. Louis, MO 63118

(314) 664-8024

Life-size wax replicas of famous figures, real & fictional, in a circa-1885 former warehouse.

720 N 2nd St, St. Louis, MO 63102

(314) 241-1155

A unique antique/vintage mall, with multiple spaces leased by different vintage and antique dealers.

5733 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

(314) 646-8687

105-acre open-air museum and sculpture park and houses over 60 outdoor sculptures and features a 1.4-mile walking trail.

12580 Rott Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127

(314) 615-5278