Coffee & Treats in Midtown

$14 for a 12-In. Round Cookie Cake at Great American Cookies ($27.99 Value)

Great American Cookies

Multiple Locations

$27.99 $14

Chefs at the Entrepreneur magazine–lauded bakery craft cookie cakes from a generations-old recipe and decorate them by hand

$5 for Classic Grill Food and Floats at Fizzy's Soda Fountain & Grill ($10 Value)

Fizzy's Soda Fountain and Grill

Webster Groves

$10 $5

Classic Americana is showcased in the burgers and hot dogs, classic floats and shakes, and nostalgic deocr

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Coffee and Food at Mokka Cafe, Inc. ($24 Total Value)

Mokka Cafe, Inc.

Columbia

$8 $4

Caramel cappuccinos, chai lattes, and mango smoothies accompany dishes such as breakfast burritos, chicken-salad wraps, and greek salads

$19.99 for One 8-Inch Ice Cream Cake at Marble Slab Creamery ($36.95 Value)

Marble Slab Creamery

Saint Louis

$36.95 $19.99

Toppings mixed into ice cream atop frozen marble slab

Hi Tea for Two or $10 for $20 Worth of Tea, Sandwiches, and Desserts at Sisters Tea House

Sisters Tea House

Fenton

$20 $10

A historic building welcomes visitors to enjoy elegant sandwiches, desserts, and 20 varieties of tea from around the globe

$5 for $10 Worth of Food and Drinks or Bike Rental for Two with Coffee or Bottled Water at Bike Stop Cafe (Half Off)

Bike Stop Cafe

Bike Stop Cafe

$10 $5

Organic, vegetarian, and vegan fare with ingredients from patio vegetable garden or Jamis bike rental for nearby trail

One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt and Treats at Lancia Frozen Yogurt (Half Off)

Lancia Frozen Yogurt

Chesterfield

$10 $5

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Selection of more than 50 fro-yo flavors adorned with nearly 60 types of fruit, candy, and syrup toppings pairs with espresso drinks

Ice Cream for Two or Four or Ice Cream Birthday Party for Up to 10 Kids from Coneheads LLC (Up to 52% Off)

Coneheads LLC

Chesterfield

$8 $4

Mobile ice cream truck owned by kids doles out refreshing ice cream treats; birthday party option includes private rental of the truck

5 Blizzards, Smoothies, or Royal Treats; 12 Dilly Bars or DQ Sandwiches; or $15 for 3 $10 Groupons at DQ Grill & Chill

DQ Grill & Chill

Lebanon

$20.90 $9

Blizzards with candy, smoothies with real fruit, Dilly Bars, ice-cream cakes, and more; burgers, fries, and cheese curds round out the menu

Half-Dozen or One Dozen Stuffed Cupcakes at SweetTpieS Dessert Studio (50% Off)

SweetTpieS Dessert Studio

Festus

$18 $9

Stuffed cupcakes such as the banana split's banana cake filled with strawberries, vanilla buttercream, chocolate, cherry, and a waffle cone

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Cini, named for the Italian street food arancini, packs its menu with a variety of these traditional rice balls that are crispy on the outside and packed with fresh veggies and meat on the inside. Guests first pick their cini of choice as their appetizer, with options including the Original packed with sausage and peas, a Primavera cini with zucchini and squash, or the four-cheese rice ball. From there, customers can select a base for their main meal, choosing either a thin-crust wrap called a piadina, a bowl of angel-hair or penne pasta, or a salad bowl of mixed greens. The wrap, pasta, or salad is then topped with a grill item such as meatballs, salmon, or steak and then adorned with a choice of hot or cold sauces such as fresh basil pesto, pomodoro, or creamy parmesan. And for dessert, the meal comes full circle with the addition of a sweet cini stuffed with hazelnut chocolate and sweet arborio rice.

374 S Grand Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US

It takes three easy steps to complete a treat at Flying Cow Frozen Yogurt. First, step up to the self-service machines and pour out a generous helping of low-calorie, calcium-chocked frozen yogurt, which offers constantly changing flavors. Whether you choose classic chocolate, vanilla, or georgia peach makes no difference?each flavor is filled with active cultures, which can aid in digestion. Next, sidle up to the toppings bar where up to 30 toppings await and choose from fresh fruit, candy, or nuts, making sure to cap things off with sweet sauces including white chocolate and cream-cheese icing. The implicit third step involves grabbing a spoon and digging in until the cows come home, or at least until they call to say they're running late.

3331 Locust St.
Saint Louis,
MO
US

It takes three easy steps to complete a treat at Flying Cow Frozen Yogurt. First, step up to the self-service machines and pour out a generous helping of low-calorie, calcium-chocked frozen yogurt, which offers constantly changing flavors. Whether you choose classic chocolate, vanilla, or georgia peach makes no difference?each flavor is filled with active cultures, which can aid in digestion. Next, sidle up to the toppings bar where up to 30 toppings await and choose from fresh fruit, candy, or nuts, making sure to cap things off with sweet sauces including white chocolate and cream-cheese icing. The implicit third step involves grabbing a spoon and digging in until the cows come home, or at least until they call to say they're running late.

3331 Locust St
Saint Louis,
MO
US

The Fountain On Locust has earned accolades such as St. Louis Magazine's award for Best Restaurant On a Budget in 2012 and an honorable mention as one of Sauce Magazine's favorite restaurants to impress out-of-towners. Described as "luscious" by Sauce Magazine reviewers, the café's ice-cream creations skew toward adults. They may be topped with hand-crafted sauces or blended into champagne floats and eclectic ice-cream martinis. On the menu, these sweets converge with a panoply of vintage cocktails and playful café dishes that include hot roast-beef melts and a turkey BLT "so good you might cry."

The retro cuisine meshes perfectly with the vintage-inspired decor, highlighted by walls of hand-painted midnight-blue murals. Black and white tile floors spread out from a wooden bar lit with art deco-style hanging lamps, much like the kind F. Scott Fitzgerald described in his unpublished novella about Gatsby's electrician. And yet the restaurant's eclectic design isn't limited to the dining space—The Fountain won Cintas' America's Best Restroom Award in 2010.

3037 Locust St
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Cosmetologist Ambra Robinson sets up shop at 212 Salon, where she beautifies clients with hairstyling and nailcare. Along with cuts and styles, she updates locks with Brazilian keratin treatments and bang-trims, helping guests achieve a new look and reconnect with their eyebrows.

511 N Garrison Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Amber and JoyLynn, founders of The Joy of Cake Bakers, both grew up with a love for baking and a belief that dessert and happiness go hand-in-hand. They work with their clients so that they can customize each cake to match their personalities and ruling planets before toting their visually appealing confections for delivery.

2618 Armand Pl.
St. Louis,
Missouri
US