The friendly Shaw neighborhood is a one-stop shop for historic charm, wonderful walkability and wide array of eateries. Whether you’re in the mood for a banging burger, a superb stone-fired pizza or would simply love to sip a glass of wine or cup of coffee, there’s something in Shaw for you to savor.
Between its freshly baked buns and 100 percent grass-fed beef, there’s no denying Baileys' Range makes a fantastic burger. Choose from 12 specialty burgers or create your own. There are also salads, sandwiches, hot dogs and housemade ice cream.
Baileys' Range, 4175 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri, baileysrange.com
Fiddlehead Fern Cafe
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Fiddlehead Fern Cafe is more than a cafe – it’s thoughtfully sourced goodies served up with heartfelt hospitality. Not only can you find traditional coffee creations, hot teas, tea lattes and more, but also light bites – handmade croissants, tantalizing toasts (think summer avocado toast and roasted tomato and goat cheese) and salads.
Fiddlehead Fern Cafe, 4066 Russell Blvd., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri, fiddleheadferncafe.com
Five Aces Bar-B-Que
Five Aces focuses on family and fantastic barbecue – specifically, fresh cuts of meat that are cooked with a no-salt seasoning technique over an open flame with 100 percent hickory wood. Mouthwatering must-haves are the baby back ribs, beef brisket or smoked wings. However, you also can’t go wrong with the stupendous sides – everything from sweet potatoes to baked beans to green beans and more. Be sure to check its hours: it's typically open only on the weekends.
Five Aces Bar-B-Que, 4000 Shaw Blvd., Shaw, Missouri, fiveacesbbq.com
Gallery Pub on Thurman
Step inside Gallery Pub on Thurman and enjoy more than excellent eats – experience work from local artists delightfully on display, live music, trivia nights and more. The menu features appealing appetizers, soups and salads, desserts (hello, freshly made cannoli) and, the star of the show: Italian-style, stone-fired pizzas. Choose from nine specialty pies or “paint your own pizza.”
Gallery Pub on Thurman, 4069 Shenandoah Ave., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri, gallerypubstl.com
Ices Plain & Fancy
If you want a cool experience and tasty treat, then look no further than Ices Plain & Fancy. Ice cream is flash-churned in front of your eyes, making for a fresh, decadent treat. Choose from flavors like salted dulce de leche, peanut butter chocolate, cherry cordial and more.
Ices Plain & Fancy, 2256 S. 39th St., St. Louis, Missouri, icesplainandfancy.com
Sasha’s On Shaw
Whether you snag a seat on its expansive patio (with heaters for when temperatures are low) or delight in indoor dining, Sasha’s On Shaw has a marvelous ambiance. Sip something from Sasha’s extensive wine list or have them create you a cocktail before enjoying a small plate, including pâté, a world tour cheese tray, hummus, bruschetta and more.
Sasha’s On Shaw, 4069 Shaw Blvd., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri, sashaswinebar.com
The secret to SweetArt’s success? A touch of love and magic in every bite. This vegan bakeshop, cafe and art studio always has delicious desserts available – plus breakfast and lunch on designated days. Whether you pop in for a chikn n’waffles, mac ‘n’ cheese or kale salad, you’re sure to leave with a smile.
SweetArt, 2203 S. 39th St., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri, sweetartstl.com
Wild Olive Provisions
Whether you want to sit and enjoy your goodies or take them to-go, Wild Olive Provisions is an artisan cheese, wine and craft beer store that’s sincerely special. Choose from local, regional and European cheeses, charcuterie and condiments before browsing a diverse wine selection.
Wild Olive Provisions, 2201 S. 39th St., Shaw, St. Louis, Missouri, wildoliveprovisions.com