50 St. Louis Bars and Restaurants With Great Patios [PHOTOS]

If you're looking for a great patio to chill on this summer, we know all the best spots.

By Riverfront Times Staff

B-Side
(2709 Cherokee Street, 314-354-8180)
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Saucy Porka Offers a Thrilling Blend of Culinary Traditions [PHOTOS]

The Asian Caribbean–inspired restaurant seamlessly fuses seemingly disparate cuisines into something that seems less like a mix-up of the two and more…

By Jaime Lees

Mexi Pho with pork carnitas in a pho broth with Chinese noodles, topped with bean sprouts, fresh basil, cilantro, jalapeños and scallions.
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Basil India Serves Masterfully-Executed Indian, Indo-Chinese and Thai Fare [PHOTOS]

Some of the best dishes in St. Louis can be found at Basil India where Chef Madan Chhetri is a wizard in…

By Jaime Lees

Chicken tikka masala made up of chicken simmered in a rich flavorful Indian sauce.
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Silver Pancake House Offers Simply Delicious Breakfast Fare [PHOTOS]

Silver Pancake House offers classic breakfast options that are prepared with the attention to detail that you'd find at an upscale restaurant.…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Garden omelet and french toast with blueberries.
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St. Louis' Tempus Pays Attention to Every Detail [PHOTOS]

If you want fine-dining quality food that isn't intimidating, drop into Tempus in the Grove. Chef Ben Grupe's new spot, Tempus will…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Croquettas with country ham, olives and sherry vinaigrette.
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CC's Vegan Spot in Princeton Heights Will Blow Your Mind [PHOTOS]

Did you know that vegan food could look this good? Well, we have a secret to tell you: It tastes even better.…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Double Trouble burger with Unbeetable beet and Brinjal patties topped with SpiciLee sauce, Raislaw, field greens, tomatoes, pickles, sautéed mushrooms and diced onions.
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Chicken Seven Serves Dazzling Fried Chicken and Korean Street Food [PHOTOS]

From fried chicken to tteokbokki to Korean corn dogs (the offspring of a massive mozzarella stick and a cinnamon sugar doughnut), Chicken…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Cheese is life.
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Sides of Seoul's Loyal Following Can't Get Enough of Their Korean Food [PHOTOS]

Sides of Seoul serves full menu of Korean dishes, ranging from kimchi to tteokbokki and everything in between. Read Cheryl Baehr's review…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Kimchi jjigae, or fermented kimchi soup with pork and tofu, topped with scallions.
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Timothy's the Restaurant Provides Top-Notch Elegance [PHOTOS]

The dimly lit dining spot is everything you want and more. Read Cheryl Baehr's review here: "Timothy's the Restaurant Is a Love…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Scallops with smoked paprika, edamame smash, saffron corn broth and grilled corn.
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Padrino's on South Grand Serves Pure Tex-Mex Joy [PHOTOS]

For jaw-droppingly massive burritos and margaritas that hit the spot, check out Padrino's in the former Mangia space on South Grand. Read…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Birria tacos.
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Nobody Grills Meat Like St. Louis' Asador Del Sur [PHOTOS]

From bone-in ribeye to grilled prawns to tender boneless chicken thighs, Asador Del Sur is the place to go for juicy, grilled…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Bone-in ribeye with asparagus.
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The Smashed Burgers at Jack Nolen's in Soulard are Heavenly [PHOTOS]

Cheeseburgers just don't get any better than this. Read Cheryl Baehr's review here: "Jack Nolen's Survives to Deliver Perfect Burgers" Photos by…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Double cheeseburger with four-ounce beef patties, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles.
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Heated St. Louis Area Patios That Will Keep You Warm When It's Cold [PHOTOS]

The fall and winter — not to mention early spring in St. Louis — can be a real bummer when you want…

By Riverfront Times Staff

The Royale
    (3132 S Kingshighway Boulevard, 314-772-3600)
    The Royale’s fire pits will keep you warm for the rest of fall.
    Photo credit: RFT File Photo
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Sisters Sandwich Shoppe in Southampton Is Charming and Delicious [PHOTOS]

Sisters Sandwich Shoppe owners Tracy Calabro and Jules Karagiannis originally began as coffee shop owners in the Southampton neighborhood. But, when residents…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Au Jus Shouldn't Have sandwich with roast beef, provolone, and roasted red pepper and garlic dressing on a hoagie with mushroom au jus.
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Iconic St. Louis Restaurants [PHOTOS]

From upscale steakhouses to 24-hour diners, St. Louis has quite a selection of iconic restaurants. This collection will grow as we continue…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Pat Connolly Tavern
    (6400 Oakland Avenue, 314-647-7287)
    This bar and grill on the corner of Oakland and Tamm avenues has been a part of St. Louis culture for 79 years. The Dogtown landmark is famous for its fried chicken, fried fish and burgers.
    Find out more here.
    Photo credit: Andy Paulissen
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Creole with a Splash of Soul Dishes Up Jaw-Droppingly Flavorful Food [PHOTOS]

From Creole chicken-and-shrimp nachos to crab cakes to fried green tomatoes to gumbo and more, Creole with a Splash of Soul serves…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Creole shrimp and grits with Creole-style sausage, cheddar, shrimp, parmesan and house seasoning.
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Afandi Serves Beautiful Middle Eastern Food with Deep History [PHOTOS]

The pastries alone are enough to make the visit to Afandi worth it, but that's only part of the story. Read Cheryl…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Fried red snapper with biryani rice, bulgur, pickles and arugula.
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Chicken Out Is Cluckin' Good [PHOTOS]

These magical sandwiches feature a "plump, tender piece of meat that, when pierced, reveals its juices." Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Chicken Out's…

By Riverfront Times Staff

The Chicken Out sandwich with fried chicken, pickles and Duke's mayo on a Martin's potato bun, with crinkle fries.
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The 22 Best Steakhouses in St. Louis, According to Yelp [PHOTOS]

Whether it's a special occasion or just a hankering, the St. Louis area has you covered if you're looking for a mouthwatering…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Hamilton’s Urban Steakhouse and Bourbon Bar
    (2101 Chouteau Avenue; 314-241-2333)
    “One of the most delicious steaks I have ever had.  It was perfectly cooked, savory and juicy.” - Misty S.  Hamilton’s is closed on Sundays and Mondays, but open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 4 to 10 p.m. 
    Photo credit: Mabel Suen
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RFT's 'Best Of St. Louis' Food and Drink in 2021 [PHOTOS]

For our annual Best of St. Louis edition, we here at the RFT have gathered the best food and drink spots both near…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Best-Kept Secret: Tacos La Jeffa
    (3301 Meramec Street) 
    We can't believe we're letting you in on this, but because we're all friends here, Tacos La Jeffa is a place you need to get familiar with.
    Photo credit: Mabel Suen
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ReVoaked Offers Outstanding Sandwiches in the Central West End [PHOTOS]

For the best flavors in the Central West End, head down to ReVoaked on Euclid Avenue. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "ReVoaked Sandwiches…

By Riverfront Times Staff

A selection of sandwiches from ReVoaked Sandwiches.
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For Locally-Sourced Meats and Eats, Visit Bolyard's Meat & Provisions [PHOTOS]

This restaurant and butcher shop puts sustainability first — with outstanding, drool-worthy results. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Bolyard's Meat & Provisions Takes…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Umami burger with two three-ounce smash patties, raclette cheese, chicken of the woods mushroom conserva, arugula and umami aioli on a Companion Bakery bun.
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Coffeestamp Offers Stellar Food and Outstanding Coffee in Fox Park [PHOTOS]

Come for the coffee, return again and again for the stellar food. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Coffeestamp Serves Some of the Best…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Avogoa bagel with avocado spread, goat cheese and strawberries on a toasted everything bagel
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St. Louis' Nomad Is Serving the Best Pastrami on the Entire Planet [PHOTOS]

Our food writer says Nomad's pastrami is "unarguably the best pastrami in town — if not the state, or even the entire…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Nomad's "Dumpster Fire" and pastrami sandwich.
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Honey Bee's Biscuits Taste Even Better Than They Look [PHOTOS]

Fluffy, golden and gilded with honey, Honey Bee's Biscuits are extraordinary. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Honey Bee's Biscuits + Good Eats Is…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Honey Bee's signature original biscuit is glazed in honey.
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Coma Coffee Gives St. Louisans a Superior Coffee and Food Experience [PHOTOS]

Coma Coffee offers not just caffeine but also mouthwatering food. What else could you want? Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Coma Coffee Shines…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Peach and goat cheese toast with sautéed peaches, goat cheese, balsamic and chopped basil.
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Casa Don Alfonso Offers a High-End Italian at the Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis [PHOTOS]

The highly-buzzed-about restaurant is a masterpiece worthy of the hype. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "Casa Don Alfonso Brings the Amalfi Coast to…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Grandma's ziti with anchovies from the Amalfi coast, cherry tomatoes, parsley, chili pepper and garlic clove.
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American Falafel Brings the Flavors of Jordan to St. Louis [PHOTOS]

Visit American Falafel in University City for authentic Jordanian food like shawarma, hummus, falafel and more. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "American Falafel…

By Riverfront Times Staff

A selection of items from American Falafel: fattoush, kefta burger, eggplant amman, falafel sandwich, falafel bites and hummus.
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Mom's Deli Is a Blast From the Past [PHOTOS]

This south St. Louis mainstay serves up outrageously good deli sandwiches and nostalgic vibe. Read Cheryl Baehr's review: "St. Louis Standards: Mom's…

By Riverfront Times Staff

Mom's Deli Is a Blast From the Past [PHOTOS]
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The Tacos Taste Better Than Ever at Taqueria Durango [PHOTOS]

A fire engulfed the beloved Mexican joint last March, but the restaurant proved unstoppable. (And their food is still unbeatable.) Read Cheryl…

By Riverfront Times Staff

The Tacos Taste Better Than Ever at Taqueria Durango [PHOTOS]
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