Central West End ‘Streateries’ Expand Outdoor Dining, Starting Tonight

Restaurants in the Central West End are expanding their outdoor dining into the streets in an effort to provide safe dining spaces.

Beginning this weekend, diners in the Central West End will have expanded options for enjoying their food and drink outdoors when the neighborhood launches its new Streatery program.

The initiative — a collaborative effort of the Central West End Business Community Improvement District, Central West End businesses and City of St. Louis officials — will shut down parts of Euclid Avenue to vehicular traffic, allowing restaurants to use those sections of the thoroughfare for expanded patio seating. In doing so, the businesses will be able to increase the amount of outdoor dining options so that patrons have safe spaces to eat and drink as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shutter dining rooms across the region.

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