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Taste the Town at the 2024 St. Charles Restaurant Week

A week that is circled on every food-lover's calendar - St. Charles Restaurant Week is back and better than ever! This 5 day event celebrates the culinary scene in this city showcasing the diverse options, award-winning restaurants, and spots that have established themselves as important staples in this community. During this week, you'll receive 20% off your bill of $25 or more at over 45 different restaurants in St. Charles, making this the perfect opportunity to try that place you've been meaning to stop in at, or to revisit an old favorite. And while you're reading this insider's scoop, be sure to feast your eyes on pictures of some of the restaurants that are participating, so that it may spark some ideas of where you'd like to dine!

How To Participate

You're probably thinking to yourself "this all sounds great, but how difficult is it to get the discount?" Well, we have some good news for you - it's super easy. We're here to guide you step by step on everything Restaurant Week, that way, you know your making the most of these 5 days.

Photo #1: Tipsy Stout Burger from Tap House Grill (Photo Courtesy of Tap House Grill)

Photo #2: Thai Noodle Steak Salad from moto imoto (Photo Courtesy of moto imoto)

Step 1 - First things first, you're going to need to make a decision on where you're going to dine at. With 45+ restaurants, deciding is the toughest part of this whole event. To view the complete list of participating restaurants, you can visit the website here. You'll find information on each of the restaurants involved, including their style of cuisine, location, and their website so that you can view their menu beforehand.

Photo #1: Berry Good Pancakes from Alexander's Cafe (Photo Courtesy of Alexander's Cafe)

Photo #2: El Jefe Tacos from La Mesa Modern Mexican (Photo Courtesy of La Mesa Modern Mexican)

Step 2 - So you've finally made a decision on where to indulge, and now the fun really begins. When you've reached your destination and you've sat down to dine, make sure to tell your waiter or waitress that you are there for St. Charles Restaurant Week, or simply show a Restaurant Week marketing piece from the St. Charles Business Alliance. If you need a material, you can print or show this one here.

Photo #1: Burger Sliders from The Hive Tavern & Eatery (Photo Courtesy of The Hive Tavern & Eatery

Photo #2: Romano Crusted Chicken Salad from Gia Mia (Photo Courtesy of Gia Mia)

Step 3 - Since you've mentioned you're there for St. Charles Restaurant Week, you'll now receive 20% off your total bill of $25 or more (excluding tax, alcohol, gratuity, and preexisting conditions). You can take advantage of this discount any time of the day the restaurant is open for business, but be sure to check their hours beforehand, as hours of operation do vary.

Photo #1: Tuna Tower from E&S Fish Company (Photo Courtesy of Brigette Burgman of Nomadic Soul Photography)

Photo #2: Mediterranean Avocado Toast from Colonial Cafe (Photo Courtesy of Colonial Cafe)

Step 4 - The best part of the whole event - getting to eat! But wait! Before you pick up your fork and dive in, reach for your phone instead and take a picture that's a feast for the eyes. The St. Charles Business Alliance would love to see your snapshot, so be sure to tag @stcalliance and @travelstcharles and use #STCRestaurantWeek for the chance to be featured on our social media!

Photo #1: Carne Asada Tacos from Taco Urbano (Photo Courtesy of Taco Urbano)

Photo #2: Margherita Pizza from Pomodoro e Mozzarella (Photo Courtesy of Brigette Burgman of Nomadic Soul Photography)

Step 5 - That's it! All that's left to do know is go back and repeat, over and over again.

What Type of Cuisine Are You Most Excited for During Restaurant Week?

  • American

  • Authentic

  • Seafood/Sushi

  • Mexican

St. Charles Restaurant Week Check-In Challenge

Photo #1: Chicken Tikka Tandoori from Taste of Himalayas (Photo Courtesy of Taste of Himalayas)

Photo #2: Steak Salad from Whiskey Bend (Photo Courtesy of Whiskey Bend)

What if we told you that you could experience all that St. Charles Restaurant Week has to offer AND have the chance to win a $25 gift card to a local restaurant? Well there is - and we are here to walk you step-by-step on how to enter.

Photo #1: Lobster Rolls from Chums Shrimp Shack (Photo Courtesy of Chums Shrimp Shack)

Photo #2: Gianna's Burrata from Mio Modo (Photo Courtesy of Mio Modo)

Step 1 - Grab your phone and go to either the Apple Store or Google Play Store to download our FREE Travel St. Charles App and create an account. While you're going to use this App for the Check-In Challenge, you'll also discover that this is the #1 resource to all things St. Charles with tons of events, shopping, dining, and so much more.

Photo #1: Brie, Bacon and Apple Flatbread from Alter Brewing + Kitchen (Photo Courtesy of Alter Brewing + Kitchen)

Photo #2: Sweet Potato Skillet from Brunch Cafe (Photo Courtesy of Brunch Cafe)

Step 2 - When you've taken a seat at the restaurant of your choosing, take that phone out one more time and open the Travel St. Charles App. From here, you're going to want to locate the "Challenges" Tab, and then locate the "St. Charles Restaurant Week Check-In Challenge". This Challenge will only be visible during the duration of Restaurant Week, so don't try to find it beforehand!

Photo #1: Thin Crust Pizza from Riverside Pizza & Pub (Photo Courtesy of Riverside Pizza & Pub)

Photo #2: Fish & Chips from McNally's Irish Pub & Kitchen (Photo Courtesy of McNally's Irish Pub & Kitchen)

Step 3 - Once you've located the "St. Charles Restaurant Week Check-In Challenge" you'll need to find the restaurant you're at from the list. From here, you'll be able to "Check-In" to the restaurant, which will give you an entry to the raffle!

Photo #1: Halibut from The Graceful Ordinary (Photo Courtesy of The Graceful Ordinary)

Photo #2: Chicken Shawarma Sandwich from Chef Abdul Mediterranean (Photo Courtesy of Chef Abdul Mediterranean)

Step 4 - Repeat Steps 1-4 as many times as you can throughout the week. The more you dine, the more entries you get! Plus, we can't think of a better excuse to continuing to eat delicious meals as much as possible.

Photo #1: BGD Fish Sandwich from Rookies All-American Pub & Grill (Photo Courtesy of Rookies All-American Pub & Grill)

Photo #2: Dressed Jalapeno Peppers from El Puente (Photo Courtesy of El Puente)

Step 5 - Keep an eye on your email! Six winners will be chosen on February 13th and will be contact by email.

The luck of the Irish is coming to St. Charles! On March 9th, join in on all the St. Patrick's festivities at the St. Charles St. Patrick's Day Parade, featuring an Opening Ceremony, Photo Opportunities, the Parade, and more! Click here to find more details.


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