Best Restaurants in Downtown St. Louis

August 15th, 2018 by

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Searching for where to eat in downtown St. Louis after enjoying a family-friendly activity or visiting a museum? Mercedes-Benz of St. Louis is happy to present options for Mexican, Italian, and New American cuisine. Find out our top picks today.

Rosalita’s Cantina Tex-Mex

Located on Washington Ave., this popular Mexican restaurant in downtown St. Louis is a hit with locals and visitors alike. Rosalita’s Cantina specializes in friendly service and a range of Tex-Mex meals, including the following popular options:

  • Cadillac Fajitas
  • Tableside Guacamole
  • Oaxacan Grouper
  • Paella Mexicana

In addition, their daily specials include Mexican dishes like barbacoa chilaquiles and pork tinga. Stop by for happy hour to enjoy discounted margaritas and other drink specials. Other top mexican restaurants near downtown St. Louis include the Mission Taco Joint, Chava’s Mexican Restaurant, and the Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant.

Sauce on the Side

This handmade calzone destination is a fast casual Italian restaurant in downtown St. Louis, and it’s one of the most popular new restaurants in the area. Choose between the Roasty Toasty, Carmen, Meet Me in St. Louie, Five-O, and many more calzones, or make your own. The Sauce on the Side menu offers a wide range of ingredients, including:

  • Roasty Toasty Pesto
  • Salsa Verde
  • Smoked Cheddar
  • Sundried Tomato
  • Prosciutto
  • Marinated Zucchini

For more of a traditional Italian restaurant in St. Louis, consider J.F. Sanfilippo’s Restaurant, Charlie Gitto’s Downtown, or the famed Trattoria Marcella.

Blood and Sand

While this New American restaurant in downtown St. Louis advertises as a member’s-only establishment, they take reservations for prospective members and out-of-town guests. Expect innovative cuisine like wild boar loin with rohan duck prosciutto, small plates like the duck adobo focaccia, and an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. Their Chef’s Table is available by reservation as well, and their hand-crafted cocktails and relaxed atmosphere make Blood and Sand a must visit for St. Louis foodies. Other options for St. Louis fine dining include Kemoll’s on N. Broadway, Carmine’s Steak House, or The Crossing in the nearby Clayton area.

Contact Mercedes-Benz of St. Louis for More Options

At Mercedes-Benz of St. Louis near Frontenac, we’re excited to show you all that this area has to offer, including the fall events and festivals. Give us a call at (314) 647-2400 for more information, or contact us online for more dining suggestions, such as the best St. Louis pizza!

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