The Top 10 Restaurants In St Charles, Missouri

Photo of Samuel Spencer
9 February 2017

St Charles is known throughout Missouri as ‘historic St Charles’, yet that doesn’t mean that you can’t also find innovative and modern food. Discover a town of classic comfort food and contemporary restaurants with our guide to St Charles’ finest venues.

Discovery Bridge, leading from St. Louis to St. Charles | © Dave Herholz/Flickr

Bella Vino Wine Bar

Bar, Restaurant, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian, $$$
Bella Vino Wine Bar, St Charles
Bella Vino Wine Bar, St Charles | Courtesy of Bella Vino
Bella Vino is a tapas restaurant with a penchant for big and well-balanced flavors. The restaurant is situated in a converted house, giving the restaurant a unique feel that makes visiting Bella Vino akin to a real getaway.

Bike Stop Cafe

Cafe, American, Healthy
Bike Stop Café Exterior
Bike Stop Café Exterior | Courtesy Bike Stop Café
Bike Stop Cafe is a popular family-run venue that offers handmade lunchtime favorites as well as bike hire. Stop here for delicious coffee, sandwiches, salads and pastries to eat in or to take with you as you continue along the trail. What’s more, the Bike Stop Cafe is a socially responsible company dedicated to building strong communities and encouraging healthy living.


Fratellis serves classic Italian food. Their thin crust pizzas are made with their own home-recipe tomato sauce and the menu offers a comprehensive selection of the best of Italian home-style comfort food. Their parmigianas, both chicken and eggplant, are particular highlights.

Fratellis, 2061 Zumbehl Road, St. Charles, MO, USA, +1 636 949 9005

J Noto

Bakery, American, $$$
A bakery run by the Noto family, J Noto offers authentic Italian desserts as well as cakes. Recipes have been perfected over many years and a few trips to Italy to really ensure true authenticity: try their famed tiramisu or delicious canolli.

Little O’s Soda Shop

Take a step back in time with Little O’s Soda Shop. This is an authentic old-time soda shop straight out of the ‘American Graffiti’ world of soda jerks, old style candy and proper milkshakes with whipped cream and a cherry on top. Their recipes have been updated to fit in with modern tastes. Their most popular treat is the gooey butter milkshake made from an original recipe.

Little O’s Soda Shop, 125 North Main Street, St. Charles, MO, USA, +1 636 724 0978

Picasso's Coffee House

Cafe, Coffee Shop, American, $$$
Apart from a well-curated and extensive range of coffees, Picasso’s is also famed for its customer service. Their staff really make an effort to tailor your drink to your individual preference. The cafe also serves snacks and lunches: choose from options such as salads, paninis and a delicious espresso cheesecake. In addition to this, every weekend sees live performances from local creatives.


Restaurant, American, $$$
The name of this award-winning restaurant is Greek for ‘green and Prasino is a restaurant that prides itself on being eco-friendly. All their ingredients are high quality, with optimum freshness guaranteed by their farm-to-table commitment to sustainability.


Quintessential is set across multiple floors and boasts a rooftop terrace. There’s live entertainment in the evenings and a varied international menu. What’s more, it has lounges and bars for those looking for less formal dining or just a quick, expertly prepared drink. Quintessential does its utmost to live up to its name, making it a great choice for a special occasion or event.

Quintessential, 149 North Main Street, St. Charles, MO, USA, +1 636 443 2211

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