Today we are going to be going on a deep dive into where to find healthy food and restaurants in St Louis. We will try to cover all of the best places to get nutritious food in your area so that you can feel as good as possible after your meal.
Kicking things off will be the best local vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Mom always told you to eat your vegetables, well you certainly will be able to at these great venues.
Then we will get into some other healthy restaurants near you, plus discuss good salad bars and restaurants with good soups. St Louis health food stores and markets will follow them up, buying nutritious foods and cooking meals yourself is a great way to know just how good your diet really is.
Smoothies and juice shops will come next, and we will get you out of here with a few gluten free bakeries that should also have plenty of low sugar sweets and treats. Stick around for our local healthy foods map at the end that will have all the places we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
Plus you are welcome to read our other posts on cities around the Midwest at that link if you are interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in St Louis would be:
- Tree House Restaurant at 3177 S Grand Blvd
- Seedz Café at 6344 S Rosebury Ave
- Small Batch Whiskey & Fare at 3001 Locust St
- Mariposa at 100 Plaza Frontenac, Upper Level
- PuraVegan Cafe at 307 Belt Ave
- Revel Kitchen at 8388 Musick Memorial Dr
Tree House Restaurant specializes in farm to table vegan and vegetarian meals in your area that are influenced by foreign cuisines.
Organic, vegan, and vegetarian sandwiches, soups, and many more food options as well as healthy smoothies are served at Seedz Café.
Small Batch Whiskey and Fare is a vegan and vegetarian restaurant offering seasonal dishes that are influenced by local and international cuisines.
Mariposa is a classy restaurant with a terrace specializing in New American dishes along with vegan cookies and cakes.
Meal and detox programs, ready to eat cold case salads, juices, smoothies, and healthy treats are provided at PuraVegan.
Revel Kitchen offers an all day menu of organic and locally sourced juices, bowls, and wraps with vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and gluten free options.
St Louis Healthy Restaurants
More healthy restaurants in your area are:
- Rush Bowls at 227 N Euclid Ave
- Crazy Bowls & Wraps at 3852 Lindell Blvd
- The Vine Cafe & Market at 3171 S Grand Blvd
- Lona’s Lil Eats at 2199 California Ave
- Frida’s at 622 North and South Rd
- Noodles & Company at 1624 S Hanley Rd, Richmond Heights
- Vitality Bowls at 8029 Dale Ave, Richmond Heights
- The Wolf Cafe at 15480 Clayton Rd, Ballwin
Fully customizable nutritious bowls with the perfect blend of all natural fruits and veggies as well as protein and vitamins topped with granola and a drizzle of honey are offered at Rush Bowls.
Crazy Bowls and Wraps serves healthy, tasty, and nutritious food items and offers build your own bases and toppings as well as salads and wraps.
Traditional Lebanese cuisine with healthy alternatives as well as a range of juices are available at The Vine Café and Market.
Lona’s Lil Eats specializes in fresh Asian dishes with a soul food twist including kebabs, barbecue, salads, stir fry, stews, soups, and plenty more in addition to being well known for their giant rice paper wrap. They also offer vegan, vegetarian, diabetic, paleo, and gluten free options.
The vegetarian and healthy food offerings near you at Frida’s are free of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, MSG, butter, and other artificial ingredients.
Noodles and Company serves fresh vegetables, soups, salads, pasta meals, and international noodles ranging from mac ‘n’ cheese to Pad Thai.
Vitality Bowls is a super food cafe in Richmond Heights specializing in tasty and healthful acai bowls as well as antioxidant rich menu items including smoothies and fresh juices.
Vegetarian sandwiches and kale salads are some of the healthy options in Ballwin offered at The Wolf Café.
Salad Bars Near You
These local salad bars should have plenty of nutritious foods to choose from:
- Brasilia Bar & Restaurant at 3212 S Grand Blvd
- Polite Society Restaurant and Bar at 1923 Park Ave
- Sportsmans Park Restaurant & Bar at 9901 Clayton Rd
- 801 Local at 2021 S Lindbergh Blvd, Frontenac
- Six North Cafe at 14438 Clayton Rd, Ballwin
In vibrant room with homeland artwork Brasilia Bar and Restaurant makes great meals and delightfully wonderful salads. Polite Society Restaurant and Bar has a friendly elegant atmosphere and serves salads, seasonal small plates, and main courses.
Sportsmans Park Restaurant and Bar is a seasoned sports themed restaurant and bar offering salads and pub style cuisine in a cozy memorabilia filled ambiance.
Handcrafted American food and some of the best salads in Frontenac are served in a stylish and warm setting at 801 Local.
You can choose from a diverse menu of handcrafted classics for breakfast and lunch as well as salads and other side dishes at Six North Café.
These restaurants are known for their great soups:
- Fork & Stix at 549 Rosedale Ave
- Sen Thai Asian Bistro at 1000 Washington Ave
- Truc Lam Restaurant at 3737 Gravois Ave
- Dou Dou Cafe at 6318 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights
- Tai Ke Shabu Shabu at 9626 Olive Blvd, Olivette
- Rice Thai Bistro at 14536 Manchester Rd, Ballwin
Fork and Stix excels at offering traditional Northern Thai cuisine, soups, and salads in your area that are made with regionally sourced ingredients. Expertly plated noodles, curries, delectable soups, and more are available at Sen Thai Asian.
Truc Lam Restaurant is well known for its pho, excellent soups, and other Southern Vietnamese dishes. Dou Dou Cafe is definitely a good option for fresh and excellent dishes such as healthy noodle soups in Richmond Heights.
Some of the most popular options at Tai Ke Shabu Shabu include Taiwanese soups, noodle meals, stir fries, and traditional street dishes. Rice Thai Bistro is a mom-and-pop restaurant providing a basic selection of Thai cuisine and rice soup with seafood in a casual setting.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Pick out your own produce at these St Louis health food stores and markets:
- GreenLeaf Market at 1400 N 13th St
- Whole Foods Market at 1601 S Brentwood Blvd
GreenLeaf Market delivers and sells fresh, healthy, and locally farmed goods from 9am to 7pm Monday through Friday, until 6pm on Saturday, and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
There are a couple of other Whole Foods Markets in the St Louis metro area but we bet you already know all about them.
Smoothies & Juice Shops
There are plenty of smoothie and juice shops near you:
- Hello Juice & Smoothie at 1000 S Newstead Ave
- Grand Rising Juice & Smoothie Bar at 2736 Sidney St
- Juice Bar at 9849 Manchester Rd
- St. Louis Juice Press at 5110 Hampton Ave
Hello Juice and Smoothie is a locally owned shop providing a variety of delectable juices, smoothies, and healthy bowls near you.
Nutritious juices and smoothies are sold at The Grand Rising Smoothie and Juice Bar plus they are also a good spot for a healthy breakfast in STL.
Juice Bar makes fresh juices, smoothies, and nutritious foods using only natural ingredients.
St. Louis Juice Press offers individually packed 3 ounce shots including their fresh ginger juice and their famous sweet heat shot that comes in ginger, turmeric, honey, and lime.
Gluten Free Bakeries In Your Area
Enjoy some fresh baked goodness at these gluten free bakeries:
- Prioritized Pastries at 4904 Devonshire Ave
- The Cup at 28 Maryland Plaza Rear
- SweetArt at 2203 S 39th St
Prioritized Pastries is a vegan and gluten free bakery specializing in pastries, sweets, and bespoke cakes.
A changing assortment of gluten free cupcakes with scratch made butter cream is available at The Cup.
SweetArt is a locally owned bakery and café offering classic sweets with vegan and gluten free options.
You can also read our posts on:
- Kansas City Healthy Restaurants
- Chicago Healthy Restaurants
- Indianapolis Healthy Restaurants
- Louisville Healthy Restaurants
Enjoy Eating Healthy In St Louis
We wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it shouldn’t be hard for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
While we try our best to keep these posts updated it isn’t easy, if you noticed anything incorrect on this page please let us know in the comments. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in St Louis.