St. Louis, MO 63110
Riverfront Times' Description
It's testament to an eatery's excellence when the place can stay open only five or so hours a day, yet hold a place among a city's most-loved nosh spots. Such is the case at the family-run Adriana's, where loyalists lunch on Sicilian specialties like eggplant caponata, mostaccioli and salsiccia sandwiches. Those sandwiches are oversize, so plan to pack up half a lunch for the next day, or take advantage of the half-sandwich combos (with soup or salad). Some folks call Adriana's a no-frills joint because there's no table service, the tablecloths are vinyl, and the prices are low. But really, the frills are in the food, abundant and delicious.
Tips from foursquare
Gorganzola Dip is the greatest sandwich I have ever had.
Nanna's Favorite. Do it, do it.
Met Adriana today working the cash register. My goodness, Nana's Favorite is an awesome sandwich! I now need a nap.
Try the soups!
ANYTHING here will be legendary. Pizza is oustanding.
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