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TOP 10 ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN ST. LOUIS FOR AUGUST 2016

Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis

Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – If you like Italian cuisines/restaurants, St. Louis offers some of the best Italian restaurants in the country as a result of our rich Italian/American population.  The community known as “The Hill” is full of Italian history and is known for its great Italian restaurants, deli’s, bakeries and stores.  Local residents and even famous people, including presidents, from around the world have visited and dined on The Hill.

Our Top 10 Italian Restaurants article was first published June 27, 2016.  It has been referred to frequently, therefore, we updated our information for this month.  This list of participants have not changed, however, the order has changed slightly.  The change is a result of consumer reviews and ratings as of today, July 29, 2016.

Our Top 10 Italian Restaurants in St. Louis, MO are:

  1. Anthonino’s  Taverna – previously rated #1 – rated #7 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  2. Charlie Gitto’s – previously rated #2 – rated #8 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  3. Zia’s Restaurant – previously rated #4 – rated #11 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  4. Roberto’s Trattoria – previously rated #5 – rated #13 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  5. Pi Pizzeria – previously rated #3 – rated 15 of 2292 restaurants  in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  6. Tony’s Restaurant – previously rated #6 – rated #19 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  7. Pastaria – previously rated #7 – rated #22 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  8. The Crossing – previously rated #9 – rated #27 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  9. Trattoria Marcella – previously rated #8 – rated 28 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  10. Cafe Napoli – previously rated #10 – rated 29 of 2292 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star

Restaurants of this quality are incredibly consistent and reliable as you can see.  Obviously, customer satisfaction is a high priority with this elite group of popular Italian restaurants.

We use a popular rating service to create our list as a summary of public opinion.  Who cares what one person might think when you have 389 consumers who have posted reviews for Anthonio’s who is rated #1, or 531 consumer reviews posted for Charlie Gitto’s who is rated #2, or an amazing 592 consumers who have posted reviews for Zia’s who is rated #3.  This is an incredible list!  Who is really the best is simply a matter of personal opinion.  You can’t go wrong with any of these establishments.

The top 2 rated restaurants have been popularized by nationwide television shows.  Anthonino’s has one location while Charlie Gitto’s has three locations, on The Hill, Chesterfield and at Hollywood Casino.  Reaching this level is an honor by anybody’s standards.

Source: tripadvisor – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g44881-Saint_Louis_Missouri.html

Information is subject to change without notice.  Please refer to our source for updated information.

TOP 10 ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN ST. LOUIS

Top 10 Italian Restaurants

TOP 10 ITALIAN RESTAURANTS ACCORDING TO TRIPADVISOR

ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Top 10 Italian Restaurants – St. Louis is known for their authentic Italian restaurants.  There are several online rating services, but one of the oldest and most popular that covers the entire nation is TripAdvisor.  The Hill is the most popular place for consumers to visit for authentic Italian cuisines and a great atmosphere.

As of June 27, 2016 this is our Top 10 Italian restaurants in St. Louis, MO using TripAdvisor reviews:

  1. Anthonino’s Taverna ranked #6 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star – Link
  2. Charlie Gitto’s ranked #9 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  3. Pi Pizzeria ranked #12 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  4. Zia’s Restaurant ranked #13 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  5. Roberto’s Trattoria ranked #15 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  6. Tony’s Restaurant ranked #19 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  7. Pastaria ranked #21 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO.  Additionally, it was ranked #1 out of 49 restaurants in Clayton, MO – 4.5 Star
  8. Trattoria Marcella ranked #23 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  9. The Crossing ranked #26 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO – 4.5 Star
  10. Cafe Napoli ranked #28 out of 2,283 restaurants in St. Louis, MO.  Additionally, it was ranked #2 out of 49 restaurants in Clayton, MO – 4.5 Star

We will continue to monitor TripAdvisor and will publish any upcoming changes as they take place.  We don’t expect many changes as most of these restaurants have been in business for years and are very popular among consumers.  Anthonino’s Taverna and Charlie Gitto’s have been featured on nationwide television shows.  Nonetheless, we will continue to monitor and publish changes.

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Candicci’s Restaurant News – Live Music Schedule – Offering BBQ ASAP

Candicci’s Restaurant

Candicci’s Restaurant offers live music and now BBQ ASAP

BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Candicci’s Restaurant has been in the restaurant business for more than 36 years offering gourmet Italian cuisine at an exceptional value with a wide variety of menu options.

Additionally, Candicci’s has purchase certain assets of BBQ ASAP.  The restaurant is closed, but Candicci’s did purchase the trailer-mounted trailer, brand name, recipes and more and will offer it for catering only.  However, BBQ will be available for carry-out in the near future.

Additionally, we offer live music or a regular basis and even more exciting news is that we now offer the popular BBQ ASAP.

Our live music starts at 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Our schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – Party on the Patio with Gary Brokraw
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 – Randy Lowery – Lowery Experiences
  • Friday, June 17, 2016 – Bill Park – Instrumental Guitar
  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 – Vince Martin & Dawn Turlington
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Party on the Patio with The Convertibles
  • Thursday, June 23, 2016 – Scott Laytham & Karl Holmes Duo
  • Friday, June 24, 2016 – To be announced
  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 – Art Bernabo “European Accordian”
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – Party on the Patio with Cindy Craven
  • Thursday, June 30, 2016 – David Becker
  • Friday, July 1, 2016 – Sorry no music
  • Saturday, July 2, 2016 – Sorry no music
  • Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – Party on the Patio with The Convertibles
  • Thursday, July 7, 2016 – Scott Laytham & Karl Holmes Duo
  • Friday, July 8, 2016 – Bill Park – Instrumental Guitar
  • Saturday, July 9, 2016 – Vince Martin & Dawn Turlington
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 – Party on the Patio with Dawn Turlington
  • Thursday, July 14, 2016 – To be announced
  • Friday, July 15, 2016 – Bryan Foggs
  • Saturday, July 16, 2016 – To be announced

We acquired the brand, recipes, smoking process and more from BBQ ASAP.  Our new BBQ ASAP catering menu is as follows:

SMOKED MEATS

  • Beef Brisket – $12.99 per lb
  • Pulled Pork – $9.99 per lb
  • Pulled Chicken – $9.99 per lb

BABY BACK RIBS

  • Full Slab – $21.99
  • Half Slab – $15.99

SIDES – $4.49 Pint (2-3 servings) or $7.49 Quart (4-6 Servings)

  • Creamy Baked Potato Salad – with real Hellmann’s mayo
  • Crispy Garden Cole Slaw – sweet peppers, onion, celery & cabbage in a sweet and tangy red wine vinaigrette
  • Sweet BBQ Brisket Beans – traditional BBQ beans with molasses, brown sugar & beef brisket pieces
  • Mac ‘n’ Cheese – creamy macaroni with cheddar and American cheese
  • Sweet Corn Pudding – warm cornbread casserole
  • Green Beans – cooked with smoked pork belly

PACKAGE SPECIALS

  • Full slab Baby Back Ribs, 1lb pulled chicken or pork with choice of two quart sides with Texas Toast for $39.99
  • 2 lbs pulled chicken and/or pork with choice of two quart sides with Pretzel Buns for $34.99
  • Pork Tenderloin, mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables for $34.99

CANDICCI’S SPECIALS – Famous Italian Salad

  • Half Pan (10-12 servings) – $25.00
  • Full Pan (13 – 25 servings) – $45.00

PASTA

  • Half-Pan Pasta (10-12 servings) – $25.00
  • Full Pan Pasta (13 – 25 servings) – $75.00

Contact information:

Candicci’s Restaurant and BarBBQ ASAP

100 Holloway Road

Ballwin, MO 63011

Phone: (636) 220-8989

Mobile Phone: (314) 681-4005

Email: [email protected]

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LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED BY TALAYNA’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Live Music @ Talayna’s Italian Restaurant

Live Music at Talayna’s, Chesterfield, MO

CHESTERFIELD, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Talayna’s Italian Restaurant is 50 year old pizzeria located in Chesterfield, MO that frequently features live music from some of the best entertainers in the St. Louis area.  Talayna’s Italian Restaurant is known for their pizza.  They offer all of the various types of pizza including St. Louis Style, Chicago Style, New York Style and Artisan Pizza including Gluten Free dough.  Additionally, they offer online ordering and delivery for the convenience of their customers.

Conveniently located on Olive Blvd approximately 1/2 mile west of 141 and Olive Intersection in the Four Seasons Shopping Center.  They have released their live music schedule for the rest of June and most of July 2016.

Their live music schedule is as follows:

  • June 10, 2016 – Mark Beckard
  • June 11, 2016 – Rewind
  • June 17, 2016 – Phil Gomez
  • June 18, 2016 – Bryan Foggs
  • June 24, 2016 – Jeff that Guy
  • June 25, 2016 – Joe F. Bozzi
  • July 8, 2016 – Bryan Foggs
  • July 9, 2016 – Bryan White
  • July 15, 2015 – Doogie Armstrong
  • July 16, 2016 – Dave Walkenhorse
  • July 22, 2016 – Bob Gleason
  • July 23, 2016 – Bryan Foggs
  • July 29, 2016 – Doogie Armstrong
  • July 30, 2016 – Joe F. Bozzi

Contact information:

Talayna’s Italian Restaurant

Mehdi and Susan Rouhani, Owners

68 Four Seasons Shopping Center

Chesterfield, Missouri 63017

Phone: (314) 469-6650

Email: [email protected]

LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE FOR MAY AT TALAYNAS ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Live Music Schedule at Talayna’s Italian Restaurant

Live Music Schedule

ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Talayna’s Italian Restaurant is a St. Louis based restaurant that has been in business for more than 50 years.  The owners, Mehdi and Susan Rouhani have celebrated their 35 year ownership over the past year by remodeling the establishment, adding online ordering, and offering a mobile app to enhance their customer service and satisfaction.

They feature two special offerings (1) an all you can eat pizza, pasta and salad lunch buffet for $9.99 (2) occasional live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

The music provided by Talayna’s Italian Restaurant is diverse offering something for every age. Talayna’s Live Music Schedule for May 2016 is posted on their website and is listed as follows:

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 – Philip Gomez
  • Saturday, May 14, 2016 – Bob Gleason
  • Friday, May 20, 2016 – Brian Fog
  • Saturday, May 21, 2016 – J.B.
  • Friday, May 27, 2016 – Nathan
  • Saturday, May 28, 2016 – Farshid

The live music schedule for June is as follows:

  • Friday, June 3, 2016 – Doughy
  • Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Jeff That Guy 
  • Friday, June 10, 2016 – Bob Gleason
  • Saturday, June 11, 2016 – Rewind
  • Friday, June 17, 2016 – Philip Gomez
  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 – Brian Fog
  • Friday, June 24, 2016 – Jeff That Guy
  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 – J. Bozzi

While they attempt to keep the schedule accurate, things happen.  Schedule is subject to change without notice.  If it is critical, they recommend that you call to verify the the live music schedule.

If you are not familiar with Talayna’s it is worth a visiting to get to know them.  They are one of the oldest pizzeria’s in the St. Louis metro area. They have been in business for more than 50 years and have been serving St. Louis style pizza before it was even called “St. Louis style pizza”, according to Mehdi Rouhani.

Talayna’s offers all of the various styles of pizza including NY Style, Chicago Style, St. Louis Style, Artisan and a large selection of pasta.  Additionally, they offer online ordering, delivery and catering services to the St. Louis metro area.  Recently, they have hired a new chef that they will be announcing soon.  Stay tuned!

For more information contact:

Mehdi or Susan Rouhani

68 Four Seasons Shopping Center

Chesterfield, MO.

Phone (314) 469-6650 or visit their WEBSITE

CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT FINDS A NICHE IN WINE TASTINGS AND GOURMET DINNERS

Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar has been offering Wine Tasting and Gourmet Dinner parties for the past several months and they are paying off.  The wine theme is a success and attracts a lot of new customers.

They create a special menu for each event and pair it with the perfect wine.  The distributors will attend the event and talk about the wine and occasionally, even provide a representative from the winery to make the presentation.  Wine enthusiast from all over West St. Louis County are attending.

“If you haven’t been, you don’t know what you are missing,” says one anonymous customer.  While she is shy, she has attended the last several events and are even bringing friends now.  They create the atmosphere so it is easy and enjoyable to meet new friends and other wine enthusiast.

Chef Rodney works with the distributor and/or importer to create the perfect menu.  The last event featured authentic veal Saltimbocca.  It was spectacular according to everybody that we talked to and asked their opinion.

Bob Candice, owner/manager has been in the restaurant and catering business for 35 years.  Much of the knowledge accumulated over those 35 years of catering has just been brought in house to create these special events.

About Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

Candicc’s has been located in the Ballwin, MO area for 6 years now.  They offer catering, dine-in, carry-out, online ordering and now they even offer delivery.  Known for their pizza’s they were forced into offering delivery service to their pizza customers this past October.  Additionally, they offer catering services, which are on-site.

For more information contact:

Bob Candice

Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar

100 Holloway Rd

Ballwin, MO 63011

Phone: (636) 220-8989

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH BUFFET ANNOUNCED BY CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT

Wine Tasting and Dinner at Candicci’s

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH BUFFET ANNOUNCED BY CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT

ST. LOUIS, MO: (STL.News) – Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar located at 100 Holloway Rd, Ballwin, MO is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on May 8th, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm.

The menu includes:

Main Entrees

  • BBQ Salmon Filets – Hickory Smoked with Capers & Lemons
  • Salmon Croquets
  • Smoked Chicken Legs & Thighs
  • Sliced Roasted Top Round with Horseradish Cream and Au jus
  • Brown Sugar Glazed Virginia Pit Ham
  • Hickory Smoked Pork Loin

Breakfast Selections

  • Savory Sage & Pepper Breakfast Sausage & Crispy Thick-Cut Bacon
  • Fluffy Biscuits with Sausage & Pepper Gravy
  • Scrambled Eggs with “Toppings Bar”
  • Country Style Fried Potatoes & Cheesy Potato Casserole
  • Homemade Glazed Donut

Plus

  • Italian House Salad
  • Baked Ravioli
  • Fettuccini
  • Toasted Ravioli

Dessert Station

  • Variety of Plated Desserts
  • Fresh Fruit Display

Cost of Brunch Buffet is $22.99 for adults and $8.99 for children under the age of 10 and children 3 and under eat FREE.  RSVP is not required, but highly recommended as this is one of their biggest events of each year.  For reservation call (636) 220-8989.

Following the Brunch Buffet dinner will be served from the menu from 4 pm to close.

WINE TASTING AND DINNER AT CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT AND BAR, BALLWIN, MO MAY 4TH

Wine Tasting and Dinner at Candicci’s

WINE TASTING DINNER AT CANDICCI’S RESTAURANT AND BAR, BALLWIN, MO MAY 4TH

BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.NewsCandicci’s Restaurant and Bar, a popular St Louis based Italian restaurant of more than 35 years, has recently announced an upcoming Wine Tasting Dinner for May 4, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

Bob Candice, owner/manger of Candicci’s has been holding wine tastings and gourmet dinners for years and his customers appear to love them.

Reservations and prepayment are required.  The wine tasting will begin at 6:30 pm featuring wines from the state of Washington accompanied with a gourmet dinner that is perfectly paired with the featured wines starting at 7 pm.  Attendees will be allowed to purchase the featured wines at discount prices from the distributor.  If you have questions or want to make reservations call (636) 220-8989 or email [email protected]

Candicci’s is known for their upscale Italian cuisines, pizza’s and toasted ravioli.  Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar also offers catering, ONLINE ORDERING and pizza/food delivery to a 5 mile radius of their restaurant, which is located at 100 Holloway Road, Ballwin, Missouri 63011.

Talayna’s Italian Restaurant has announced a new event, Talayna’s Underground Wine Dinner

Talayna’s Italian Restaurant

Talayna’s Italian Restaurant is located at 68 Four Seasons Shopping Center, Chesterfield, MO.  They have been in business for more than 50 years, owned and managed for the past 36 years by Mehdi and Susan Rouhani.

To be held March 24, 2016 starting at 7 pm.  Talayna’s Italian Restaurant and Chef Marc Felix, back from France is hosting a Wine Dinner with a special menu, which includes:

First Course

Pissaladiere with organic baby greens

Caramelized onions, roasted garlic, anchovies, herbs de Provence, cold pressed olive oil and kalamata

olives on Talayna’s pizza dough served with assorted young salad and fresh herbs

Paired with St. Hilaire Brut, Limoux, France

Second Course

Seafood Bouillabaisse – Monkfish, lobster, mussels, shrimps, scallops, clams, calamari served in a rich

saffron- tomato broth, basil, onions, fingerling potatoes served with a garlic aioli

Paired with Renegade Wine Company Rosé, Columbia Valley, Washington

Third Course

Bombay curried Colorado Lamb served with rice pilaf and braised baby carrots. Lamb cooked slowly

(6 hours) with a organic yellow curry spice blend, Apple, tomato, onion, Banana, Jalapeño served with

flavorful rice and braised baby carrots.

Paired with Domaine Cabirau Cotes du Rousillon

Dessert

Framboisier and warm Gianduja chocolate sauce – Fresh raspberries, Tahitian vanilla creme patissierre,

Grand Marnier sponge cake. Toasted almonds served with a warm hazelnut chocolate sauce.

Paired with Castillo Perelada Brut Rosado Cava

Coffee or tea served with Mignardises

Seating is limited.  Cost is $60.00 per person plus tax and gratuity.  For reservations call (314) 349-7248 or (314) 956-0451.

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