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Central West End

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Address: Saint Louis, MO
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beautiful architecture and unique shops

We spent and afternoon walking through the streets. We made candles, visited book shops, had a nice lunch and dessert. Multiple shops and restaurants.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent and afternoon walking through the streets. We made candles, visited book shops, had a nice lunch and dessert. Multiple shops and restaurants.

Thank Always_local_food
Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a regular at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center so I'm always in this part of town. I also get tons of complements on my glasses that I purchased at Eye Roc Eyewear that's also located on Maryland. Everything is walkable on Maryland and Euclid. Everything from hotels, bars, pizzerias, fine dining, shops, to the hospital. There's also a... More 

Thank Rachel J
Yorktown Heights, New York
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stayed at the Chase Park Plaza and LOVED exploring this neighborhood. The streets are pretty (Hortence!) we loved the architecture, the lighting and all of the restaurants, bars, book shop, unique stores and coffee shops, you could walk a mile and not get bored, Happy hour at any of the restaurants was inexpensive. We were not there when you... More 

Thank janemc02
San Francisco
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322 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Lots of small shops, cafes, and restaurants in this district, including the World Chess Hall of Fame. It is easy to walk, the parking is sometimes a bit of a challenge, but only because some of the parking spaces are not immediately obvious.

Thank OmarKhayyam
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I live in St. Louis. It's mainly young people bar hopping with a good meal. There are a lot of gays, cross dressers and punk types. It's basically almost anything goes. It's where "Fudpuckers" started before they respelled the name to clean it up (I think you can guess what the original name was) and the first any sex restrooms... More 

Thank Brucealanrouse
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Great part of the city. Historic buildings, good restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Great place to explore on a sunny day. Considered the Gay Neighborhood but not super obvious like NYC or San Francisco.

Thank NomadicFrames
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice hangout for afternoons eating outside in nice weather or for nightlife in the evenings. An occasional incident outside with crime as it is closer to the city. Recommend traveling in Groups. of 2 or more.

Thank Gary B
Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful old architecturally pleasing homes with many terrific local restaurants and some shops. Bounded by Barnes-Jewish hospital and Forest Park. Has a different feel than many other St. Louis neighborhoods. Could come here for every meal in a visit and find a different good option each time. Not a lot of lodging options, though, and those that are here felt... More 

Thank jishenker
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Central West End has it all - fine dining (Wild Flower is great!), pubs (Tom's), upscale bars (Whiskey House and Sub Zero, to name only 2) and great shopping (Left Bank Books - unbeatable). Great for a nice walk, great for outdoor dining and people watching. Lovely old homes, fascinating people, a blend of cultures and ages - young... More 

Thank CW G
Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The Christmas decorations on the turn of the century homes were charming as were at a few of the retail businesses. A short walk away from the Euclid Avenue crowds and through residential streets, it is a wonderful place for an after dinner stroll. Food at most places is average at best, yet a few places stand out, Pi Pizza,... More 

Thank Robert M

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