List: The Best of St. Louis’ New Restaurants in 2017

Michael Gallina of Vicia Restaurant. Image by Vicini Restaurant.

Michael Gallina of Vicia Restaurant. Image by Vicini Restaurant.

As 2017 draws to a close, St. Louis on the Air recently interviewed Sauce Magazine’s managing editors Heather Hughes and Catherine Klene, to discuss their selection of the best 12 new local restaurants in St Louis for 2017. You can read the full dining reviews here. To help My Fave Places app users easily remember them, open this page on your iPhone internet browser and tap SAVE to import each place directly into your MFP app. Don't have the free app yet? Here's the link to the App Store.


THE LIST by Sauce Magazine

Top three restaurants:

Vicia | SAVE
Privado | SAVE
Grace Meat + 3 | SAVE

Casual/counter-service eateries:

Hi-Pointe Drive-In | SAVE
Pizza Head | SAVE
The U.R.B. (Urban Research Brewery) | SAVE

International flair:

Nudo House | SAVE
Cate Zone Chinese Cafe | SAVE
St. Louis Soup Dumplings | SAVE
Shawarma King | SAVE

Food truck:

Balkan Treat Box (various locations) | WEB


Polite Society Restaurant and Bar | SAVE

Explore the historic Central West End of St Louis on a food and walking tour that takes you to a mix of long-established restaurants and hot newcomers in one of the city’s most eclectic and beautiful neighborhoods. Your knowledgeable guide shares the best bites in the area, along with fascinating facts about history, architecture and local culture. Enjoy the company of your small group, limited to 12 people, and personalized attention from your guide.