Restaurants in Missouri

The barbecue of Kansas City is legendary, rightfully so. But K.C., MO, also is home to four-star fried chicken dinners and some of the best blue-ribbon steaks in all of the Midwest. At the other side of the state, St. Louis has its own fine barbecue customs as well as custard that sets the Midwest benchmark. The Gateway City is home to a multitude of unique specialties that include toasted ravioli, St. Paul sandwiches (egg foo young on white bread), and a sweet tooth’s best friend, gooey butter cake. And there’s Branson, which has its fair share of tourist-trap restaurants with forgettable food, but also boasts a number of hidden gem dining opportunities well worth a detour.

Missouri’s Best Restaurants

Bissinger’s

ST. LOUIS, MO

Hodak’s

ST. LOUIS, MO

Gates Bar-B-Q

KANSAS CITY, MO

Lambert’s Cafe

SIKESTON, MO

A Slice of Pie

ROLLA, MO

Blueprint Coffee

ST. LOUIS, MO

Pappy’s Smokehouse

ST. LOUIS, MO

Hugely thick strip steak, ready to slice
Jess & Jim’s

KANSAS CITY, MO

Snead’s

BELTON, MO

Open-face sandwich is topped with four different kinds of melty cheese
Eden Alley

KANSAS CITY, MO

Donut Stop

ST. LOUIS, MO

Amighetti’s

ST. LOUIS, MO

Ted Drewes - Blueberry Concrete
Ted Drewes

ST. LOUIS, MO

Stroud’s - Fried Chicken
Stroud’s

KANSAS CITY, MO

L C’s Bar-B-Q - Burnt End Sandwich
L C’s Bar-B-Q

KANSAS CITY, MO

Triple Winstead
Winstead’s

KANSAS CITY, MO

O’Connell’s Pub - Roast Beef Sandwich
O’Connell’s Pub

ST. LOUIS, MO

Connelly’s Goody Goody Diner - Wilbur
Connelly’s Goody Goody Diner

ST. LOUIS, MO

Ceramic pan holds a hamburger topped with eggs, chili, hash browns, cheese, and onions
Chris’s Pancake & Dining

ST. LOUIS, MO

Crown Candy Kitchen - Chocolate Malt
Crown Candy Kitchen

ST. LOUIS, MO

Grandma Ruth’s

BRANSON, MO

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