The 10 Most Instagrammed St. Louis Restaurants and Breweries of 2014


Patrick Devine
  • Patrick Devine

In 2014, Instagram had 300 million active users who posted about 70 million photos every day. A lot of those are, obviously, images of food (if only we knew exactly how many -- probably 65 million?).

Knowing how popular it is to whip out one's smartphone before actually digging in, start up company MyFab5, creator of a new restaurant review app, obtained some St. Louis-specific data directly from Instagram for this year. Using the photos that were geotagged, their data wizards were able to determine which local restaurants, breweries and coffeehouses were the most Instagrammed of 2014.

See also: The 10 Best Food Instagrams in St. Louis This Week: December 9 to 16

1. Strange Donuts (2709 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-932-5851) No. of Instagrams: 561

Hot chocolate dones at both stores all weekend

A photo posted by Strange Donuts (@strangedonuts) on

2. Perennial Artisan Ales (8125 Michigan Avenue; 314-631-7300) No. of Instagrams: 324

3. Sump Coffee (3700 South Jefferson Avenue; 917-412-5670) No. of Instagrams: 314


A photo posted by ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Matthew Piva (@pivasan) on

4. Bogart's Smokehouse (1627 South 9th Street; 314-621-3107) No. of Instagrams: 304

I have arrived in St. Louis #bbq #ribs #bogarts #foodporn

A photo posted by Erica Eckman (@everythingerica) on

5. Broadway Oyster Bar (736 South Broadway; 314-621-8811) No. of Instagrams: 293

6. 4 Hands Brewing Co. (1220 South 8th Street; 314-436-1559) No. of Instagrams: 288

buckets at the brewery

A photo posted by Tom Riti (@tomriti) on

7. The Shaved Duck (2900 Virginia Avenue; 314-776-1407) No. of Instagrams: 276

Succulent Duck Confit #tastykc

A photo posted by @tasty_kc on

8. Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; 314-535-4340) No. of Instagrams: 262

9. Fortune Teller Bar (2635 Cherokee Street; 314-776-2337) No. of Instagrams: 247

10. Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood; 314-241-2337) No. of Instagrams: 244

Stay in school. Get a job in the beer industry. #TheMoreYouKnow

A photo posted by Schlafly Beer (@schlaflybeer) on

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