Picnic Planner

What's your idea of the perfect picnic? Whether it's foie gras and Chardonnay at a secluded site or just a bucket of fast-food chicken at a neighborhood park, here's where to spread your blanket and fill your basket--plus some backup plans.

Updated: June 18, 2001

Provisions


Al-Tarboush Deli

602 Westgate Ave, St Louis, MO 63130


Brandt's Market & Cafe

6525 Delmar Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130

Cruise the market aisles or get something to go from the cafe.


La Tropicana Market Inc

5001 Lindenwood Ave, St Louis, MO 63109


Wine & Cheese Place

7435 Forsyth Blvd, St Louis, MO 63105

It's all here: wine, cheese, crackers, p't?, olives and chocolate.


Straub's

302 N Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108

A corner grocery with quality goods and a well-stocked deli.


Picnic Spots


Carondelet Park Dental Care

Loughborough Dr, St Louis, MO 63116

A south city favorite with lakes and horseshoes.


Forest Park

S Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110


Leumeier Sculpture Park

12580 Rott Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63127


Rain Checks


Tropicana Lanes

7960 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO 63117

Take the tribe bowling.


St Louis Art Museum

1 Fine Arts Dr, St Louis, MO 63110

Forget the weather, soak up the culture.


Fitz's Soda Bar & Grill

6605 Delmar Blvd, St Louis, MO 63130

Drown your disappointment in a mug of homemade root beer.


Amighetti's

5141 Wilson Ave, St Louis, MO 63110

Eat your Special on the enclosed courtyard.


O'connell's Pub

4652 Shaw Ave, St Louis, MO 63110

Picnic food--burgers, dogs--without the blanket.


Chase Park Plaza Cinemas

212 North Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108

Have lunch, see a movie, lounge in the elegant lobby.