Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Dessert Is...

       Creole bread pudding with whiskey sauce. | Jennifer Silverberg

This one was a landslide. We'll definitely have to stop by and have some drinks and dessert this weekend, and suggest you do the same. Your pick for the most underrated desserts in St. Louis is...

See also: Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Mexican Restaurant Is...

WINNER: Riverbend Restaurant & Bar (701 Utah Street; 314-664-8443). Riverbend won with almost 65 percent of the vote, with Mission Taco coming in second place. Sauce on the Side was the most popular write-in.

Here's the full report:

  1. Riverbend Restaurant & Bar (701 Utah Street; 314-664-8443): 64.17%
  2. Mission Taco Joint (6235 Delmar Boulevard; 314-932-5430): 22.46%
  3. Eclipse Restaurant (6177 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-726-2222): 4.28%
  4. Five Bistro (5100 Daggett Avenue; 314-773-5553): 3.21 %
  5. Other: 5.88%
Original poll here.

We'll be back next week with another edition of Underrated/Overrated -- got an opinion about which food group we should tackle next? Tell us in the comments.

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Location Info

Riverbend Restaurant & Bar

701 Utah St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Mission Taco Joint

6235 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant


6177 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO

Category: Music

Five Bistro

5100 Daggett Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant

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James Seago
James Seago

Looks like someone REALLY REALLY liked that dessert...I'm just sayin

Cameron Medgaus
Cameron Medgaus

Went here tonight. Food absolutely amazing. Red Beans and Rice on Tuesday nights for the special. All the Po-Booy sandwiches. and of course the bread pudding were fucking amazing. Cheap too.

Sue Kasen
Sue Kasen

Love bread pudding!! I will have to try this one.

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