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The 7 Best American Restaurants In St. Louis

Updated: October 10, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best St. Louis restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in St. Louis.

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Broadway Oyster Bar

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$St. Louis, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Seafood Restaurants In St Louis, Missouri

    Trip 101, 2019

Yellowbelly

American, $$$, Central West EndAmerican, $$$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Riverfront Times, 2018

    The Best New St. Louis Restaurants of 2018

    Riverfront Times, 2018

Retreat Gastropub

American, $$, Central West EndAmerican, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Your guide to the 3 top spots in St. Louis's Central West End neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

The Req Room

American, $, St. LouisAmerican, $St. Louis
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Lemmons

American, $$, Bevo MillAmerican, $$St. Louis, Bevo Mill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

J. P. Fields West

American, $$, St. LouisAmerican, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Busloop Burgers

American, $, St. LouisAmerican, $St. Louis
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 5278 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in St. Louis and 147 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline, Riverfront Times and Trip 101 had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in St. Louis's Central West End neighborhood, Riverfront Times - The Best New St. Louis Restaurants of 2018 and Trip 101 - 10 Seafood Restaurants In St Louis, Missouriwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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