We Heart STL: People’s Choice Awards

The city has spoken! After more than 12,000 votes, meet the businesses making St. Louisans hearts burst with pride.


Best New Restaurant: Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co.’

Benton Park, 314.772.8858

Best Restaurant: Pastaria

Clayton, 314.862.6603

Best Coffeehouse: Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Co.

Multiple locations, kaldiscoffee.com

Best Doughnuts: Strange Donuts

Multiple locations, strangedonuts.com

Best Food Truck: Seoul Taco

seoultaco.com, @SeoulTaco

Best Deli: Blues City Deli

Benton Park, 314.773.8225

Best Cafe: Benton Park Cafe

Benton Park, 314.771.7200

Best Pizza: Pi Pizzeria

Multiple locations, pi-pizza.com

Best Burger: Baileys’ Range

Downtown, 314.241.8121

Best Barbecue: Pappy’s Smokehouse

Midtown, 314.535.4340

Best Mexican: Mission Taco Joint

Multiple locations, missiontacostl.com

Best Sushi: Drunken Fish

Multiple locations, drunkenfish.com

Best Steakhouse: Tucker’s Place

Multiple locations, tuckersplacestl.com

Best Italian: Trattoria Marcella

Lindenwood Park, 314.352.7706

Best Brunch: Rooster

Multiple locations, roosterstl.com

Best Sports Bar: Llywelyn’s Pub

Multiple locations, llywelynspub.com

Best Bar: John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub and Garden

Soulard, 314.776.8309

Best Lounge: Three Sixty

Downtown, 314.241.8439

Best Cocktail Menu: Baileys’ Chocolate Bar

Lafayette Square, 314.241.8100

Best Brewery: Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.

Multiple locations, urbanchestnut.com

Best Wine Bar: Sasha’s Wine Bars

Multiple locations, sashaswinebar.com

Best Casino: Lumière Place

Downtown, 314.881.7777

Best Boutique: paperdolls

Multiple locations, paperdolls.boutique

Best Mall: West County Center

Des Peres, 314.288.2020

Best Department Store: Nordstrom

Multiple locations, nordstrom.com

Best Menswear: Nordstrom

Multiple locations, nordstrom.com

Best Vintage and Resale: ScholarShop

Multiple locations, scholarshopstl.org

Best Fine Jeweler: Shane Co.

Olivette, 314.968.9700

Best Eyewear: Clarkson Eyecare

Multiple locations, clarksoneyecare.com

Best Home Furnishings & Accessories: Crate & Barrel

Richmond Heights, 314.725.6380

Best Gifts: Zee Bee Market

Tower Grove South, 314.932.1000

Best Independent Bookstore: Left Bank Books

Central West End, 314.367.6731

Best Workout Spot: YMCA of Greater St. Louis

Multiple locations, ymcastlouis.org

Best Yoga Studio: Southtown Yoga

Lafayette Square, 314.353.1004

Best Salon: Ginger Bay Salon and Spa

Multiple locations, gingerbay.com

Best Spa: Ginger Bay Salon and Spa

Multiple locations, gingerbay.com

Best Cultural Destination: Saint Louis Zoo

Forest Park, 314.781.0900

Best Gallery: Art Saint Louis

Downtown, 314.241.4810

Best Performing Arts: The Muny

Forest Park, 314.361.1900

Best Performing Arts Venue: The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Grand Center, 314.534.1678

Best Live Music Venue: The Pageant

The Loop, 314.726.6161

Best Media Personality: Guy Phillips

Y98, @GuyPhillips




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