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The 6 Best Lunch Spots In St. Louis

Updated: August 7, 2022

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These St. Louis lunch spots have you covered. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for St. Louis’s best lunches. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

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Medina Grill

Mediterranean, $, Central West EndMediterranean, $St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5


Bakery, $$, ShawBakery, $$St. Louis, Shaw
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5


Korean, St. LouisKoreanSt. Louis
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Companion Cafe - Saint Louis

Bakery, $$, St. LouisBakery, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Sauce on the Side

Italian, $$, Forest Park SoutheastItalian, $$St. Louis, Forest Park Southeast
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Blk Mkt Eats

Asian, $$, Central West EndAsian, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in St. Louis. We analyzed 147 lists and articles from top sources like , 5278 St. Louis restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

J Devoti Trattoria, Teatopia, and Egg are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in St. Louis.

The highest-rated restaurants in St. Louis for group lunches are J Devoti Trattoria, Teatopia, and Egg.

Kounter Kulture, J Devoti Trattoria, and Teatopia are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in St. Louis.

Pizzeoli Wood Fired Pizza, Bogart's Smokehouse, and Sameem Afghan Restaurant are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for delivery in St. Louis.

J Devoti Trattoria, Teatopia, and Egg are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in St. Louis.

Drink pairing tips

  • Mangose and banh mi

    If your food palns include Banh mi, then you should consider helping it along with some beer. We find that a Mangose, with its hits of fruit, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • A great drink pairing for banh mi

    Knowing what to pair with 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.

  • The perfect match for pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    When ordering pork ribs with a barbecue rub, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • The Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival

    The lucha libre wrestling competition in Texas, The United States, is one of the key attractions of the Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Festival.

  • A long-held tradition

    If you love of hamburger runs deep, why not plan a visit to The United States, the home of the original hamburger? The locals are so proud of their hamburger that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • A hefty price-tag

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

Parking info

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