St. Louis Travel Guide

From the neighborhood corner to the banks of the mighty Mississippi, Andrew searches St. Louis for its real flavor and finds it in fried Asian carp, pig heart pastrami and Bosnian minced beef links.


Activities
Soulard Market
Founded in 1779, this is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the country. Harr Family Farms sells cheek bacon while Joyce's Corner Kitchen serves up fried ravioli and Jell-O shots.
  • 730 Carroll Street
  • St. Louis, MO 63104 US

Soulard Market

Founded in 1779, this is one of the oldest farmer's markets in the country. Harr Family Farms sells cheek bacon while Joyce's Corner Kitchen serves up fried ravioli and Jell-O shots.
730 Carroll Street St. Louis, MO, US
Iriskic Brothers Market
This market is a staple in St. Louis’ Bosnian community, providing authentic traditional foods, like smoked beef, roasted veal breast and burek -- a stuffed pie or pita filled with ground beef and wrapped in phyllo dough.
  • 5411 Gravois Avenue
  • St. Louis, MO 63116 US

Iriskic Brothers Market

This market is a staple in St. Louis’ Bosnian community, providing authentic traditional foods, like smoked beef, roasted veal breast and burek -- a stuffed pie or pita filled with ground beef and wrapped in phyllo dough.
5411 Gravois Avenue St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-752-3463

Hotels
Four Seasons St. Louis
The Four Season is known the world over for its luxury, but only this Four Seasons has epic views of the iconic St. Louis Gateway Arch.
  • 999 North 2nd Street
  • St. Louis, MO 63102 US

Four Seasons St. Louis

The Four Season is known the world over for its luxury, but only this Four Seasons has epic views of the iconic St. Louis Gateway Arch.
999 North 2nd Street St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-881-5800

Restaurants & Bars
Schottzie’s Bar and Grill
One of St. Louis' most iconic foods is still served at Schottzie's -- the brain sandwich. But most go for its famous St. Louis-style pizza, too.
  • 11428 Concord Village Avenue
  • St. Louis, MO 63123 US

Schottzie’s Bar and Grill

One of St. Louis' most iconic foods is still served at Schottzie's -- the brain sandwich. But most go for its famous St. Louis-style pizza, too.
11428 Concord Village Avenue St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-842-1728
Smoki O's
Smoki O's has the best snoots in St. Louis. What are snoots? Pig snouts cured overnight, seasoned with cayenne pepper, garlic and salt, then grilled and served with barbecue sauce.
  • 1545 North Broadway
  • St. Louis, MO 63102 US

Smoki O's

Smoki O's has the best snoots in St. Louis. What are snoots? Pig snouts cured overnight, seasoned with cayenne pepper, garlic and salt, then grilled and served with barbecue sauce.
1545 North Broadway St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-621-8180
Gioia's
In the neighborhood known as "The Hill," Gioia's makes its own salami from the ground parts of a pig’s head, including the nose, ears and cheeks. You'll find it on their sandwich known as the "Hot Salami."
  • 1934 Macklind Ave
  • St. Louis, MO 63110 US

Gioia's

In the neighborhood known as "The Hill," Gioia's makes its own salami from the ground parts of a pig’s head, including the nose, ears and cheeks. You'll find it on their sandwich known as the "Hot Salami."
1934 Macklind Ave St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-776-9410
Bogart's Smokehouse
Some of the best barbecue in St. Louis is at Bogart's. On the menu: smoky beef brisket, turkey, pulled pork and apricot-bruleed ribs.
  • 1627 South 9th Street
  • St. Louis, MO 63104 US

Bogart's Smokehouse

Some of the best barbecue in St. Louis is at Bogart's. On the menu: smoky beef brisket, turkey, pulled pork and apricot-bruleed ribs.
1627 South 9th Street St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-621-3107
Farmhaus
At Farmhaus, chef Kevin Willmann is changing the face of dining in St. Louis by offering dishes with boundary-pushing ingredients and technique, like pig-ear terrine and Rueben sandwich, featuring house-made, pig-heart pastrami.
  • 3257 Ivanhoe Avenue
  • St. Louis, MO 63139 US

Farmhaus

At Farmhaus, chef Kevin Willmann is changing the face of dining in St. Louis by offering dishes with boundary-pushing ingredients and technique, like pig-ear terrine and Rueben sandwich, featuring house-made, pig-heart pastrami.
3257 Ivanhoe Avenue St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-647-3800
Grbic's Restaurant
The Bosnian open-hearth style of cooking is on full display at this restaurant with its traditional dishes, including sace -- lamb, vegetables and garlic cooked for 3 hours -- and cevapi -- spiced, minced beef links.
  • 4071 Keokuk Street
  • St. Louis, MO 63116 US

Grbic's Restaurant

The Bosnian open-hearth style of cooking is on full display at this restaurant with its traditional dishes, including sace -- lamb, vegetables and garlic cooked for 3 hours -- and cevapi -- spiced, minced beef links.
4071 Keokuk Street St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-772-3100

Transportation
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL)
Lambert is your gateway to the Gateway City. Servicing most major airlines, it’s just 11 miles outside downtown St. Louis.
  • 10701 Lambert International Boulevard
  • St. Louis, MO 63145 US

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL)

Lambert is your gateway to the Gateway City. Servicing most major airlines, it’s just 11 miles outside downtown St. Louis.
10701 Lambert International Boulevard St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-426-8000

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