St. Louis offers locals and visitors a variety of dining establishments and food choices that will meet anyone's taste palette. St. Louis is known for Italian food and there are a large number of exceptional Italian restaurants on The Hill, as well as many others throughout the St. Louis area. Downtown St. Louis has a number of excellent dining choices. If you like sidewalk dining, check out Washington Ave in Downtown. You should also check out the Central West End and the Clayton Business District each with a number of fantastic dining choices. South Grand in South St. Louis and The Loop on Delmar Blvd in University City are great places to find all types of ethnic dining!