Small Shops and Restaurants in St. Louis: Holiday 2020

It’s always important to support small shops and restaurants in St. Louis, but this year it is more important than ever.  I believe we ALL have an influence in doing our part to spread the word and support small businesses this holiday season and always.  Here is a round up of a few of my favorite brick and mortar locations  + several reader recos too.  I’ll continue to update with any holiday offers that I’m made aware of too!

Restaurants and boutiques to shop in and around Saint Louis Missouri.

Small Shops and Restaurants in Saint Louis: Shops + Services

A round up of small shops and restaurants in St. Louis that cover a wide variety of goods and services! In this section you will find some of my favorite local shops!  Be sure to check them out for your holiday shopping needs or follow them on social media to support as well.  Click on the shop or restaurant name below to be taken to their site.  

The White Rabbit

Hands down my favorite local shop for home decor!  

Milk and Honey

A home decor, furniture, gifts and more store located in Wildwood, MO.

Organized Interiors

Need help getting your space organized in the new year?  Grab a gift card to Organized Interiors!  Kelly is the sweetest, and she got our play room in tip top shape back in September.  Read more about it here.  Mention you saw my post and pay for 3 hours and get 3 hours FREE!

Big River Running

Need a new pair of running kicks for yourself?  Got a fitness lover on your list?  Grab a gift card to Big River Running!  Several locations in and around STL!

Bug Store

A home and garden shop located in the Tower Grove neighborhood.  

Kind Soap

20% off everything in store and online Black Friday!  Located in the Webster Groves neighborhood.

The Great Frame Up

Let The Great Frame Up frame all of your best memories.  Gift cards available too, several STL locations.

The Bike Center

Shoutout to our friend Scott over at The Bike Center!  If you have a cyclist, get in to The Bike Center for some gear this season.  One of Steve’s favorite hats he wears all of the time is from here – great vintage style!  

Civil Alchemy

A lifestyle company offering unique inspired goods for everyone!  Located in Webster Groves.  

Lark Skin Co.

A truly one of a kind shop and so proud to have this here in STL. A clean skin care boutique with holistic esthetician services on site.  Located in Webster Groves. 


Honeycomb is a unique little toy store located in the Tower Grove neighborhood.  Check it out for unique toys and gifts for the kiddos on your list!

Leopard Boutique

Rachel the owner is worth the visit alone.  NICEST HUMAN EVER!  And of course her shop and clothing picks are the best too!

The Vault

A luxury resale shop in Brentwood, MO. 

FR and Co

Located on Main Street in Historic Saint Charles, goods for you, the home and more!

Frisco Train Store

Another gem in Saint Louis (Valley Park).  Tons of trains for kids to play with in store, but an entire toy store inside too.  Tons of Melissa and Doug toys!

Sammy Soap

Located in downtown Kirkwood, tons of soaps and fabulous face and body items!

Dharma and Dwell

Eco-friendly and responsibly sourced home and beauty goods.  Located in Webster Groves. 

Collections by Joya

An fabulous online jewelry company based right here in STL who is supporting local businesses in a big way this holiday season.  They are offering the Keep It Local digital cards for $30.  How it works … the $30 is donated to Operation Food Search.  The card then gives you unique offers to over 150 local businesses throughout the holiday season!

Small Shops and Restaurants in Saint Louis: Restaurants

Below you will find a round up of locally owned and operated restaurants in and around Saint Louis!  Check em out friends!

Katie’s Pizza

Get a free $25 gift card with any purchase from their shop of frozen pizzas and pastas!


Amazing Italian food from The Hill.

Baker’s Hub

Such a cool concept and in my neck of the woods too!  Tons of bakers share their delicious baked goods in this shared incubator type of space.  Can’t wait to check it out!

Plank Road Pizza

A great pizza spot in Cottleville, MO!

Olive and Oak

A STL favorite with tons of amazing options.  Grab a gift card for someone on your list when you get carry out!


Home style, from scratch baked fresh daily goods! Three locations to serve you!


A great gift option…grab a bag of their pasta and some sauce to give to a friend!  Or a gift card works too!  My mouth is now watering. 🙂


Located on The Hill, it’s a flame grilled steakhouse with casual American dining. 

Knead Bakehouse

Located in South City (our old neck of the woods before kids).  Grab a gift card or ship some of their amazing sourdough bread to friends + family this season!  And my mouth is watering AGAIN….

Ted Drewes

An obvious STL fave.  Grab a gift card or get your Christmas tree!  I think we might get ours from here this year!  

Clementine’s Creamery

Somehow I haven’t been here yet…I know what kind of local am I?!  Def going to make a stop here soon. They carry hot chocolate bombs which are such a great gift for people!!! I just ordered several and you should too! 

Louie on Demun

Located where Jimmy’s on the Park used to be in Clayton.  A great menu, and perfect date night spot!  

Tell me what small shops and restaurants in St. Louis you’re shopping this season in the comments below so I can keep this post updated often! 

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