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The 9 Best Lunch Spots Near University City

Updated: October 8, 2021

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These University City lunch spots have you covered. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for University City’s best lunches. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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T-N-T Wieners

American, $, University CityAmerican, $University City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Turmeric

Indian, $$, University CityIndian, $$University City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Perfect Taste

Chinese, $$, University CityChinese, $$University City
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

WUDON K BOWL

Korean, Richmond HeightsKoreanRichmond Heights
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

K and M Market

St. LouisSt. Louis, Covenant Blu-Grand Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

K-Bop STL

Food Truck, $, St. LouisFood Truck, $St. Louis, Skinker-DeBaliviere
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Utah Station

American, St. LouisAmericanSt. Louis, Benton Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Medina Grill

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

SweetArt

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

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in University City. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5278 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 147 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Cilantro Chile Cooler with your banh mi

    When considering how to best enjoy your banh mi, we would highlight how well a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.


  • Pair Riesling with banh mi

    Riesling is dry and this makes it a great drink to have alongside your pairing_Dish_name. The pairing_drink_ingredients in the drink play nicely with the pairing_Dish_flavour_profile flavours in the food.

  • Go for Kabinett with banh mi

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Kabinett. This combination works particularly well because this white wine cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.


Did you know?

  • The most lavish hamburger

    How much would you pay for one hamburger? How does $5,000 sound? That’s what it costs at Juicys Outlaw Gril in Corvallis.

  • A long-held tradition

    The delicious, renowned dish hot pot needs to be had if you take a trip to China!

  • October = Banh mi festival

    If you’re a big fan of Banh mi, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

Parking tips

Parking in University City can be notoriously tough. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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