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Gus' Pretzels

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Benton Park
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1820 Arsenal St, Saint Louis, MO 63118
+1 314-664-4010
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place makes the best pretzels!You can get stick ones or the twisted ones. They have a WONDERFUL pretzel wrapped Italian sausage- oh boy is it good my husband loves it!! you can get special pretzels for special occasions (giant ones). and to top it all off they are very reasonably priced! We drive to stl just go get a... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the pretzel you want when you are drinking a beer. They are salty and dry, not bready. Get the pretzel ends and some mustard and eat a REAL pretzel, not one of those mall things that taste more like dessert than a pretzel. This isn't a restaurant, just a walk-in business where you get your pretzels and take... More 

Thank bliming
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked over from the Anheuser Busch Brewery, a short 10 minute journey. It was cool to watch the production line as we waited. Ordered the cinnamon sugar and garlic butter pretzels. Delicious! Wish I could've gone back to try the pretzel dog or the sandwiches. This place will definitely be on my list for next time.

Thank Deleshia Y
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a St. Louis landmark. Cute downtown neighbor hood.. Mom and Pop spot for a quick bite. Not a lot of shop space so the line can sometimes wrap around the building.

Thank lisahrrt
Level Contributor
42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is the best pretzels I have ever had. I always get the salsicca it is delicious. Although all the sandwiches are great. I haven't had one I didn't love. The prices are not bad either. We stop by as much as we can. Great hidden gem in St. Louis!

Thank Major G
Decatur, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I had salted pretzel sticks and my friend had the regular buttered pretzel. Both were cold, dry, and chewy. Not at all what I'd expect from a shop that simply sells pretzels. Tasted like the ones you get from the frozen foods section at a grocery store.

Thank katiejoorr
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in a AirBnB where I was literally less than 5 min from the place. I went inside yesterday for the first time before leaving STL. The sticks were warm but I don't like how salty they are. Need lots of cheese to cover the salt.

Thank Takira7
Georgetown, Kentucky
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I love hot pretzels, so I had to stop in to Gus' while visiting St. Louis and I was not disappointed!! Gus' is a small deli style shop; you go up to the counter, order your pretzels and they bag it up for you. There is no seating inside. I could not believe how inexpensive the pretzels were! 51cents! I... More 

Thank ChrisJ1018
Fairmont, West Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a St Louis native. My dad used to buy us these pretzel sticks from the guy selling them on a street corner when I was a kid. I didn't actually go to this location until several years ago. I love the pretzels with salsiccia in them. I bought some this past summer, froze them, and took them to friends... More 

Thank mnjzmom1966
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Go take the tour and what them make the pretzels. Enjoy the pretzels when they are hot. don't let anyone make fun of you for dipping your pretzels in mustard.

Thank sarahbelle67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 Arsenal St, Saint Louis, MO 63118
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Benton Park
  • Neighbourhood: Benton Park
  • Phone Number: +1 314-664-4010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?