2021 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in St. Louis Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in St. Louis

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in St. Louis.
 
Acero
14/20
Authentic Italian (made from Missouri ingredients) in Maplewood. See More

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Al's Restaurant
14/20
A downtown steakhouse that's deeply rooted in tradition. See More

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Annie Gunn's
14/20
Annie Gunn's is still going strong, offering its fine renditions of steaks, potatoes and more, complemented by a wide-ranging wine selection. See More

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Brasserie by Niche
14/20
A noted chef lures fans of simple French cuisine to the Central West End. See More

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14/20
Strong Italian menu, reliable seafood and plenty of athletes and politicians can be found at Café Napoli. See More

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Contemporary, French, Italian
The Crossing
15/20
Serious food from a serious chef---plus service that puts you at ease to enjoy it. See More

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Pastaria
14/20
Gerard Craft’s Italian restaurant in Clayton hits its mark. See More
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Small Batch
14/20
Sumptuous vegetarian fare that pairs well with whiskey. See More
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9/

Tony's

American, Italian, Contemporary
Tony's
15/20
St. Louis special-occasion restaurant is legendary for its service and cuisine. See More

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Trattoria Marcella
15/20
Italian “comfort food” influenced by current trends in Italy and transplanted in South City. See More

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