Kirkwood and Webster Groves

Charming neighborhoods in the inner-ring suburbs of Saint Louis.

Welcome to Kirkwood and Webster Groves

Charming neighborhoods in the inner-ring suburbs of Saint Louis

Kirkwood and Webster Groves are inner-ring suburbs of Saint Louis, featuring charming neighborhoods with a huge variety of home styles. Founded in 1853, Kirkwood was Saint Louis’ first suburb and the oldest suburban development west of the Mississippi.

Downtown Kirkwood offers a great variety of unique restaurants and shops. Kirkwood Farmers Market opens every day of the week with more than 300 vendors selling fresh produce and specialty foodstuffs. Webster Groves boasts an eclectic array of globally inspired restaurants and boutique shopping. Webster Groves is also home to cultural attractions such as the Repertory Theater of Saint Louis and the 19th-century Hawken House Museum.

Kirkwood and Webster Groves' housing options can cover many styles and periods. Webster Groves and Kirkwood, MO real estate range from vintage Victorian homes to new farmhouse-style construction. The average home price when it comes to homes for sale in Kirkwood and Webster Groves is $500,000.

What to Love

  • Inner-ring suburbs of Saint Louis
  • Tasteful Kirkwood, MO homes for sale in close proximity to downtown Saint Louis
  • Unique restaurants and shops
  • Museums and cultural attractions
  • Famous high school football rivalry

People & Lifestyle

Kirkwood and Webster Groves are friendly and welcoming communities with a close-knit feel. The Pioneers of Kirkwood High School and the Webster Groves High School Statesmen share one of the biggest rivalries in high school football. Many residents of both communities gather to see the traditional Missouri Turkey Day Game between the two high schools on Thanksgiving Day. Kirkwood and Webster Groves are also home to a wide range of restaurants, shops, and unique cultural attractions.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Downtown Kirkwood is home to an eclectic dining scene with restaurants sure to suit all tastes. Billy G’s is a classic American bar and grill offering tasty burgers, nachos, pizzas, wings, and pasta dishes alongside big-screen TVs screening sports. Crushed Red is a popular spot for delicious hand-crafted pizzas and artfully chopped salads. Bar Louie pairs happy hour microbrews and martinis with a menu of gourmet burgers, flatbreads, and comfort eats. Bar Louie also offers weekend brunch specials with bottomless mimosas.

There’s also a range of Sunday brunch plates at 612 Kitchen & Cocktails. This hip spot’s daily menu includes mouthwatering New York strip steaks, bourbon-glazed beef brisket, and house-smoked pulled chicken. Stop by on Friday and Saturday nights for live music and dueling piano performances. The elegant restaurant Peppe’s Apt. 2 serves flavorful Italian and Mediterranean dishes in a converted Victorian home adorned with chandeliers. To satiate your sweet tooth, Andy’s Frozen Custard offers an eclectic array of ice cream cones, sundaes, and concretes.

Webster Groves boasts a similarly extensive variety of restaurants. The Block Restaurant and Butcher Shop has a seasonal menu of farm-to-table fare alongside fresh cuts of expertly butchered meat. Olive+Oak pairs fine wines, craft beers, and cocktails with a chef-driven daily menu of thoughtful cuisine. Other highlights include freshly baked pastries and Italian entrees at The Clover and The Bee, decadent desserts at Cyrano’s Café, and traditional dishes from Southeast Europe at Balkan Treat Box. Webster Groves’ Lockwood Avenue is lined with unique boutiques and home décor shops such as Paisley, Leopard, and Never Enough.

Things to Do

Kirkwood Farmers Market is open seven days a week in downtown Kirkwood. More than 300 local businesses set up stalls at this bustling market to offer fresh produce and an eclectic array of specialty foodstuffs. There are also special events in Kirkwood, such as a Pumpkin Patch in October and a Christmas Market between November and December. In September, Kirkwood’s Greentree Festival features a parade, folklife re-enactments, a dog show, and a party in the park.

Kirkwood’s attractions include the sprawling National Museum of Transportation and the hugely popular Magic House run by Saint Louis Children’s Museum. More than 560,000 visitors arrive at The Magic House every day to experience its hands-on exhibits encouraging children to develop their creativity and problem-solving skills. The Zagat U.S. Family Guide ranked The Magic House as the attraction with the best appeal for children in the entire United States. In Webster Groves, the Hawken House Museum preserves an 1857 home filled with antique furnishings. Webster Groves’ Repertory Theatre of St. Louis stages a diverse program of performances ranging from Shakespearean plays to contemporary dramas.


Kirkwood is served by the Kirkwood R-7 School District.

  • North Glendale Elementary, Public, K-5.
  • Nipher Middle, Public, 6-8.
  • North Kirkwood Middle, Public, 6-8.
  • Kirkwood Senior High, Public, 9-12.

Webster Groves is served by the Webster Groves School District.

  • Webster Groves High, Public, 9-12.

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