27 Underrated Metro East Destinations

Posted on 05/06/2017 by TheTourismBureau
The River Front Times recently published an article on the 36 Metro East Destinations That Are Totally Underrated and since so much in our territory was listed we decided to break down the underrated spots that fall in ILLINOISouth. See the List Below: 1. Blue Springs Cafe in Highland Restaurant serving lunch and dinner

Bobby's Frozen Custard in Maryville Bobby's Frozen Custard in Maryville

2. Bobby's Frozen Custard in Maryville Frozen custard, chocolate covered strawberries, and more 3. World's Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville Take a selfie with the largest catsup bottle 4. Lascelles in Granite City Fine dining restaurant 5. A Little Taste of Heaven Bakery in Edwardsville Cozy bake shop offering cookies, cakes, danishes, and more 6. Afterwords Books in Edwardsville Books for children and adults at affordable prices 7. Sacred Grounds Cafe in Edwardsville

Teaspoons Cafe in Edwardsville Teaspoons Cafe in Edwardsville

Coffee shop serving tasty vegetarian items at great prices. 8. Teaspoons Cafe in Edwardsville Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and fresh coffee.  9. Cleveland-Heath in Edwardsville "Arguably the best restaurant in the entire St. Louis area, Cleveland-Heath satisfies the foodie in everyone." -RFT 10. The Cabin at Judy Creek in Glen Carbon Infused vodkas, cocktails, sandwiches, hoagie pizzas and more 11. Wood Bakery in O'Fallon Cakes, muffins, pastries, donuts, cookie, pies and more

Peel Pizza in O'Fallon Peel Pizza in O'Fallon

12. Peel Wood Fired Pizza in O'Fallon and Edwardsville Pizza, salads, wings, and craft beers 13. Andria's Steak House in O'Fallon Serving up the best steaks, seafood and more 14. Sweet Katie Bee's in O'Fallon Made from scratch, organic cupcakes 15. Mungo's in O'Fallon Authentic Italian Food 16. Beast Craft BBQ Co. in Belleville Best BBQ in the area 17. Skyview Drive-In in Belleville Bring your radio, blankets and snacks to watch two movies for the price of one under the stars.  18. Lincoln Theater in Belleville See a movie in this nostalgic theater complete with a vintage organ weingarten19. The Weingarten in Belleville Small winery serving wine, beer and food with a great patio 20. Eckert's in Belleville and Millstadt County produce pickin' at its finest 21. Braeutigam Orchards in Belleville Enjoy farm animals, a country store and a great pick-your-own experience

The Abbey in Belleville The Abbey in Belleville

22. The Abbey in Belleville Breakfast, lunch, dinner, wine & beer, fresh coffee and gelato 23. Junction Coffee in Belleville Self-serve frozen yogurt and locally sourced coffee 24. Piece by Peace in Belleville Jewelry shop with locally made pieces 25. Circa Boutique in Belleville Must visit for any shopaholic! 26. Seven Restaurant and Lounge in Belleville

The Wine Tap in Belleville The Wine Tap in Belleville

Non-traditional pub fare

27. The Wine Tap in Belleville Wine bar and bistro

Make sure to check out the full article on the RFT website by clicking here. Let us know in the comments your favorite underrated places in ILLINOISouth!

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