Good food, good entertainment, and good company. These are the key ingredients that make many St. Louis residents feeling grateful and happy. However, after the holidays, families and friends seem to sludge around, wondering what to do next. The holiday cookies have come and gone, the cold weather is starting to get to everybody, and it seems you are only waiting for the next vacation.
The short days and frigid air shouldn’t bring you down. In a town like Chesterfield, Missouri, entertainment is surrounding you! Art galleries, kid fun zones, and photo opportunities are all within reach. On a dull weekday or busy weekend, take your family and enjoy the community around you.
All you have to do is gather friends or family, and choose one or two of these local restaurants and entertainment. At Finney Law Office, LLC, we guarantee you’ll have fun when laughter, fun, and a full belly are involved.
Annie Gunn’s/The Smokehouse Market
16806 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield, MO 63005
Annie Gunn’s is one of the city’s famous steakhouses that combine Irish and American cuisine to make country-style meals. Known for their support of local market and seasonal foods, this country-style restaurant has something for every person for your family whether they like steak, heritage hog chop, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, or a local green salad.
Charlie Gitto’s From the Hill
15525 Olive Blvd. Chesterfield, MO 63017
Charlie Gitto’s is an award-winning Italian restaurant and warrants St. Louis’s traditional warm hospitality. They also offer specialty steaks, veal, seafood, pizzas and desserts. There is a professionally trained always on-hand sommelier that helps you chose the perfect wine for your meal. The atmosphere is live, fun, and full of family love.
165 Lamp & Lantern Village, Town & Country MO 63017
If you’re looking for a casual meal out, head over to Yellowstone Café. The atmosphere is warm and cozy with fish paraphernalia decorating the café. Many favorites orders are the house-fried fish, wild caught wallaye, roasted chicken fettucine, and Yellowstone burger.
Krieger’s Bar and Grill
1684 Clarkson Road Chesterfield MO, 63017
Krieger’s Sports Bar and Grill is the perfect place to watch any football or basketball game this season. Since 1991, the restaurant has been serving local’s game day specials, happy hours, and fundraising for local teams, schools, and organizations. If you head to Krieger’s for their classic American cuisine, try the homemade spinach artichoke dip, southwest chicken wrap, or their BBQ chicken pizza.
Stefanina’s Pizzeria and Restaurant
103 Chesterfield Towne Centre Chesterfield, MO 63005
If you’re looking to get some of the best pizza in town, Stefanina’s is where you should turn. This local pizzeria makes St. Louis style pizza made with provolone cheese. You can try Stefanina’s special pizza with sausage, bacon, onion, hamburger, green pepper, pepperoni, black olives and mushrooms or stick with a classic pepperoni pizza with mozzarella cheese. Stefinina’s is quick, casual, and ultimately a hit for all pizza lovers.
1 University Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63121
On the weekend of February 21 and 22, Alexandra Ballet will be performing Giselle, a poignant story about an innocent peasant girl who grants protection and mercy to the man who betrays her. The feature role of Giselle will be Alexandra Ballet Alumna Georgia Reed, the music will be by Adolphe Adam, and restaging by internationally-renowned choreographer Marek Cholewa. This romantic era ballet show will be performed at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. You can buy tickets here.
444 Chesterfield Ctr East Chesterfield, MO 63017
Although it may be frigid, grab some hot chocolate or coffee and see The Awakening in the winter light. The Awakening is a sculpture created by Seward Johnson that weighs in at 4,700 pounds, measures 70-feet long and reaches 17 feet high at its highest point.
Missouri Botanical Garden Butterfly House
Faust Park, 15193 Olive Blvd. Chesterfield, MO 63017
The Butterfly House is a nonprofit organization that was founded to create awareness for butterfly’s natural habitat. The conservatory holds almost 2,000 tropical butterflies that undergo metamorphosis through the four seasons. While the backyard may be chilly at this time, the exhibit hall and Emerson Theater will hold fascinating information about the history of butterflies and other invertebrates. Don’t forget to stop by the 28 foot Mysterious Monarch statue for a photo opportunity with your family. You can see hours and admissions information here.
140 Long Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005
Sports Fusion is a 30,000 square foot indoor family entertainment center that was built in an old manufacturing plant. The large facility has a blend of attractions that excite a broad range of ages and physical abilities. Laser tag, mini golf, an arcade room, and an indoor playground are only some of the options for you and your family to enjoy in this indoor wonderland in Chesterfield.
St. Louis Carousel at Faust Park
15189 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield, MO 63017
The St. Louis Carousel has more than 60 hand carved horses and deer waiting for you and your family to take a swirl. The carousel was built in 1920 by the Dentzel Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It originally set in Forest Park but was preserved after a fire in the 1960’s. It was fully preserved in Chesterfield in the 1980’s. A carousel ride is a tradition that can be passed down from one generation to another.
These restaurants, performances, and entertainment zones only hit the surface of what is in Chesterfield. It is important to remember why you chose to live in Chesterfield, a charming town with quiet neighborhoods and booming local businesses. We hope you enjoy your night of fun in your hometown!