May Opening and Closings


  • Annie Zaleski
The good news? The only May closing (of which Gut Check is aware) is actually a holdover from April.

The bad news? This month also saw the temporary closing of Gut Check favorite Monarch, as the restaurant renovates and reworks its bar menu.

Openings include The Wood (pictured right), which took over the Deluxe Fine Food & Spirits space in Maplewood, and yet another ice cream parlor at the intersection of South Grand and Arsenal. The full list after the jump.


Babbo's Spaghetteria, 17402 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield
The Haus Pizzeria & Bar, 14815 Clayton Road, Chesterfield
Market Pub House, 6655 Delmar Boulevard, University City
McAlister's Deli, 4 North Central Avenue, Clayton (additional location)
Mr. Harry's Carnival Foods, 15581 Manchester Road, Ballwin
Tower Grove Creamery, 3101 South Grand Boulevard
The Wood, 2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood


Miss Saigon, 6101 Delmar Boulevard

Closing for Renovations

Monarch, 7401 Manchester Road, Maplewood

Please let us know of any openings or closings we missed!