Grab Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch in St. Louis

Breakfast. You’ve probably heard it said that it’s the most important meal of the day.

What about lunch? Don’t you need that all important mid-day break to clear your mind after several hours slogging away at your job? Isn’t mid-day fuel vital to finishing the work day and making sure you’re fully primed for a night of vacation fun?

Photo by Jonathan Pollack.

And don’t forget brunch, the melding of meals that makes it acceptable to have sausage, eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy, pancakes and a cheeseburger all in one meal. Okay, so, most brunch menus don’t include cheeseburgers, but you get the idea.

Here’s a look at some of the top places to grab breakfast, brunch and lunch in St. Louis, a city that knows a thing or two about great meals.


The spot: Goody Goody Diner

The dish: Pancakes

The logic: Cedric the Entertainer says they are his favorite!

The spot: Rooster

The dish: Crepes

The logic: According to Trip Advisor reviews, this is the top breakfast stop in St. Louis.


Half & Half - Photo by Jonathan Pollack
Half & Half – Photo by Jonathan Pollack.

The spot: Half & Half

The dish: Steak and eggs

The logic: Feast Magazine rates it as having the city’s best brunch.

The spot: Benton Park Café

The dish: BP Slinger

The logic: Benton Park Café’s famous beer biscuits, topped with cheese, bacon, eggs and gravy. You had us at beer biscuits.


The spot: Nora’s in Dogtown

The dish: The Quban sandwich

The logic: Because sometimes you just want a good sandwich and the folks at The Riverfront Times say Nora’s makes the best.

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The spot: Tavolo V

The dish: The Cello pizza

The logic: Incorporates meatballs and it’s a full-size pie. You’ll be taking some home!

We’re just scratching the surface when it comes to dining in St. Louis, where the options are as varied as the individual neighborhoods that make up the city.

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Also see: Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch in Kansas City, Springfield/Branson and Columbia. VisitMO on Pinterest Missouri Travel Guide

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