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The 9 Best Restaurants Near Central West End, St. Louis

Updated: October 8, 2021

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in Central West End look no further than this list. We analyzed the top review and ranking sites and leading publications for the best restaurants in Central West End. Visit These restaurants for the finest dishes that Central West End has to offer. Expect award-winning service.

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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

Cocina Latina

Latin, $$, Central West EndLatin, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

West End Grill & Pub

American, $$, Central West EndAmerican, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Saigon Cafe

Vietnamese, $$, Central West EndVietnamese, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Ranoush

Middle Eastern, $$, Central West EndMiddle Eastern, $$St. Louis, Central West End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Sameem Afghan Restaurant

Middle Eastern, $$, Forest Park SoutheastMiddle Eastern, $$St. Louis, Forest Park Southeast
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Riverfront Times, 2019

    The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp

    Riverfront Times, 2019

Sauce on the Side

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

Lucha II Authentic Mexican Food

Mexican, $$, Covenant Blu-Grand CenterMexican, $$St. Louis, Covenant Blu-Grand Center
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5278 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 147 lists and articles from Riverfront Times and Hoodline and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Riverfront Times - The 25 Best Restaurants in St. Louis Right Now, According to Yelp, Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 top spots in St. Louis's Central West End neighborhood and Riverfront Times - The Best New St. Louis Restaurants of 2018 as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

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