Central West End offers good times on every corner


The Central West End (CWE) is a culturally vibrant area outside downtown St. Louis, MO. It is well known for some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment this side of the Mississippi. CentralWestEndScene.com describes the area as the “quintessential urban-eclectic neighborhood”. Before roaming down to the CWE, it may be useful to know a few hot spots to try first. Let us take a look at a few activities that makes this place one of kind for visitors and locals alike.


This neck of the woods offers a myriad of shopping potentials. Most are locally owned and operated small businesses, while some are common in the area. Genres range from the necessities such as grocery, variety of clothes shops, pet store and more. Other amenities include a jewelry shops, tanning, bike shop, antiques, and book stores. The shops of the Central West End couples uniqueness with style and you can feel it walking down the street.


Sometimes it can be hard to decide what to eat. The Central West End has a plethora of fantastic restaurants that break away from the norm. Typically, the price can play a role in what’s for dinner. Luckily, the CWE has a variety of deliciousdining options for any budget. Price conscieous spots include The Cup, Pickles Deli, Tortillaria, India’s Rasoi, Taste, Pi, and The Kitchen Sink. More up scale, dinner-type options are Panorama, Brasserie, Dressel’s Public House, Atlas, and Scottish Arms. What ever the mood or group, this area is guaranteed to satisfy.


Everybody needs to cut loose once in a while. The Central West End has been said to have a “legendary nightlife scene”. Here are a few places to check out or hop from and to: Club Viva, The Mahler Ballroom, Drunken Fish, Mandarin Lounge, Llywelyn’s Pub, Sub Zero Vodka Bar and Herbie’s Vintage 72. There are also some great places to eat and be entertained which include Evangeline’s Bistro and Music House, the Vino Gallery, Maryland House at Brennan’s.

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