Restaurants in Missouri

Head to the stunning Meriwether’s Restaurant housed inside the (free) Missouri History Museum; the Food Network named it one of the “best museum restaurants.” Try a local Fitz’s orange soda or Plainsman’s chili made with Missouri buffalo.

Chef Jonathan Justus, owner of the farm-to-table restaurant, Justus Drugstore in the little town of Smithville, only has to drive a few miles to pick up his Berkshire pig, the most prized pork to hit the tables of Momofuku in New York to Chez Panisse in Berkeley.

The top spot for the Gateway City’s barbecue specialties, such as St. Louis–cut pork ribs, snoots, and rib tips.

Champion of local farmers

Inside this circa-1920's institution, a snaking line stretches to the door.

Enjoy a four-course meal and solve a crime.

Splashy Nuevo Latino newcomer