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The 10 Best Lunch Spots Near Des Peres

Updated: May 2, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Des Peres. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Des Peres’s best lunches. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

Find the perfect spot

Cheeburger Cheeburger

American, $$, Des PeresAmerican, $$Des Peres
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

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WUDON K BOWL

Korean, Richmond HeightsKoreanRichmond Heights
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Poké Munch

Hawaiian, $$, Creve CoeurHawaiian, $$Creve Coeur
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Babal-Hara Gyros

Middle Eastern, $, BallwinMiddle Eastern, $Ballwin
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Orzo Mediterranean Grill

Mediterranean, Creve CoeurMediterraneanCreve Coeur
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Charlottes Rib Barbecue

$$, Ballwin$$Ballwin
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Pizza World

Pizza, $, Creve CoeurPizza, $Creve Coeur
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

St Louis Gyros

American, $, ManchesterAmerican, $Manchester
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Philly Pretzel Factory

$, Ballwin$Ballwin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Rich and Charlie’s - Crestwood

Italian, $$, CrestwoodItalian, $$Crestwood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Des Peres. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 5278 restaurants, and 147 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip. For example, we considered CultureTrip - The Top 10 Restaurants In Ballwin, Missouri as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

J Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood St Louis, Kar'is Surf and Sirloin, and First Watch are the highest-rated vegetarian-friendly lunch restaurants in Des Peres.

Chick-fil-A, J Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood St Louis, and Kar'is Surf and Sirloin are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Des Peres.

Chick-fil-A, First Watch, and Jersey Mike's Subs are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for delivery in Des Peres.

The highest-rated restaurants in Des Peres for group lunches are Chick-fil-A, J Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood St Louis, and Kar'is Surf and Sirloin.

Chick-fil-A, Kar'is Surf and Sirloin, and First Watch are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in Des Peres.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Riesling with banh mi

    The dry flavors in Riesling makes it a great white wine to pair with banh mi.

  • The ideal drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • A next-level match for banh mi

    Experts often pair banh mi with a glass of Mangose, a popular beer.

Factoids

  • The original ramen noodle

    The next time you bite into a deliciousramen noodle remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • 2,996 pounds 1 ounce of noodle soup

    The 55 chefs of Vietnam is the proud world-record holder of the largest noodle soupt, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

  • The fastest eater

    Are you a fan of prime rib? The current record for eating the most prime rib is 23 pounds! Do you love prime rib enough to beat this record?

Parking tips

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in Des Peres. Finding parking doesn’t have to be a hassle any longer. Our partners at SpotHero offer a great digital parking reservation service, so you getting a parking spot is quick and easy.

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