Interested in getting the lowdown the newest restaurant and retail additions to St. Louis? From Thai food to pinball machines, read on for a rundown of the newest businesses to open their doors recently.

Stop by 4087 Chouteau Ave. in Forest Park Southeast and you'll find Chao Baan, a new Thai spot.

This new family-style restaurant offers a blending of southern and northeastern Thai foods. Start off with an appetizer, such as Isaan-style pork sausage. For dinner, look for som tum (a papaya salad) or Kua Kling, a southern style ground beef curry dish.


Stop by 405 N. Euclid Ave. in Central West End and you'll find Up-down Stl, a new venues and event space, beer bar and eat-ertainment spot.

At 25 cents each, this place features over 60 arcade games, including 80s and 90s games, pinball machines and more.  An extensive craft beer selection and house-made pizza is also available.


Now open at 6100 Delmar Blvd. in Skinker-DeBaliviere is Prime 55 Restaurant & Lounge, a New American and seafood spot.

It offers American cuisine with a Creole influence. There are vegetarian and vegan options available as well. Start with an appetizer of crab cake, and move on to shrimp and grits. Be sure to save room for triple chocolate mousse cake for dessert. (See full menu here.)

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

RELATED: Enjoy music, wine and beer at the Saint Louis Zoo twice this summer

RELATED: Narwhal’s Crafted opening in St. Charles in July

RELATED: Kräftig beer line to shut down