Old favorites got new locations this month, with a few concepts bidding adieu for good.
This month saw plenty of new concepts open in the metro area, but the city also had to say goodbye to a few favorite taco joints.
As we gear up for summer, more and more restaurants are coming out of hibernation and reopening their doors after a temporary hiatus during the pandemic.
St. Louis diners can also continue to get his food from the Doggie Mac's food truck.
A few restaurants reopened after closing during the slow winter months, while others have grown their businesses with additional locations.
Several new restaurants opened their doors throughout the metro area this month, while only one closed for good.
It's been a turbulent year for the St. Louis restaurant scene, and the final month of the year was no different.
The local restaurant scene has been hit hard by the pandemic.
Several restaurants debuted new sister concepts, including Lazy Tiger, The Lucky Accomplice and O+O Pizza.
This month saw the opening of several ghost kitchens, as well as some reopenings and a few closures.
McArthur's closed two locations this month to focus on delivery, but highly anticipated spots like Elmwood made their debut.
Fans were devastated to hear of the closing of Porano Pasta.
The iconic Eat-Rite diner reopened this month, as well as new spots from Ben Poremba, Anthony Devoti, Sugarfire Smokehouse, Fork & Stix and more.
The city's first cidery opened this month, as well as a new bar from the owners of Planter's House.
A few of St. Louis' most-anticipated restaurants bowed this month, but unfortunately, a few favorites closed as well.
Popular Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria opened its second location this month, as did Tazé Mediterranean Street Food.
The much-anticipated Hi-Pointe Drive-In opened this month, as did two new locations of Downtown favorite Yiro/Gyro.
Heading into the new year, J. McArthur's announced a surprise closure just a few months after executive chef Ben McArthur departed. On the bright side, St. Louis got two new brewery tasting rooms.
Herbie's and Benton Park Cafe moved to new digs. St. Louis also got its first cat cafe, and Gerard Craft's latest debuted in Clayton.