ST. LOUIS — Looking to uncover all that Benton Park has to offer? Get to know this St. Louis neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a deli to a burger spot.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Benton Park, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Blues City Deli
Topping the list is deli Blues City Deli. Located at 2438 McNair Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 874 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, look for the Italian sausage sandwich with marinara and roasted peppers, the barbecue pulled pork on a hoagie or the turkey and bacon sub with lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion. Add chips, soup or a cookie to your order.
2. The Mud House
Next up is bakery and brunch spot The Mud House, situated at 2101 Cherokee St. With 4.5 stars out of 919 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Try the French toast with bananas and walnuts, the grilled cheese with cheddar and ham or the spicy tofu scramble served with a baguette.
3. Mac's Local Eats
Mac's Local Eats, a traditional American spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 286 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1821 Cherokee to see for yourself.
The spot specializes in burgers, offering beef, pork and veggie patties, as well as fries, barbecue chips and seasonal soups. Brownies, cheesecakes and ice cream sandwiches are also on offer.