Welcome to Chesterfield
A premier residential and business district outside of St. Louis
Located 25 miles west of St. Louis, the city of Chesterfield is home to diverse housing options, bustling commercial districts, and top-rated schools. Chesterfield offers convenient access to I-64 (“Highway 40” to the locals), making this small city a go-to destination for commuters. Covering over 32 square miles of land, Chesterfield is home to 50,000 residents and thriving, established businesses. From delicious restaurants to unique shops and wide-open parks, Chesterfield has everything you could want in one location.
Since 1988, the city of Chesterfield has been prosperous retail and residential area in St. Louis County. There are five smaller communities located within Chesterfield: Bellefontaine, Lake, Gumbo, Monarch, and Bonhomme, all of which bring color and diverse energies to the greater Chesterfield neighborhood.
What to Love
As one of the best places to live in Missouri, Chesterfield provides residents with a high quality of life, ample opportunities for community involvement, fantastic shopping, and dining experiences, and top-rated schools. Homes in the area range from single-family dwellings on large properties in a suburban environment to luxury apartments and condominiums in the downtown neighborhoods. Residents enjoy Chesterfield’s abundant parks and outdoor spaces, and most are young families, retirees, and commuters.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
“Where locals are treated like celebrities, and celebrities are treated like locals,” Annie Gunn’s is a Chesterfield well-loved spot for the best food, wine, and customer service. Owners Thom and Jane Sehnert have infused a passion for food and community into the essence of Annie Gunn’s and created a neighborhood (and national) staple. Their hospitality and loyalty are what keeps customers coming back for more. Find quality meals for lunch and dinner, and shop the Smokehouse market for imported cheeses, meats, and deli items.
Paul Manno’s Restaurant takes great pride in its family traditions. Offering a delicious menu and specializing in time-tested homemade pasta, Paul Manno’s is the place to visit for an authentic Italian experience. In addition to their famous pasta dishes, try the lemon chicken main course or the rack of lamb all the way from New Zealand.
Casual elegance and attentive service are what Charlie Gitto’s restaurant is all about. Serving classic, Sicily-inspired meals, homemade gelato, and a wine list with hundreds of selections, Charlie Gitto’s is the ideal place to visit for a luxury night out. Make a reservation for a seat in the spacious and tasteful dining room, or host a party in one of their private dining spaces. Just make sure to try the gelato before you leave!
Voted as one of the “Best Winery Restaurants in America” by Reader’s Choice, EdgeWild is a Chesterfield favorite destination. From their delicious menu of creative American cuisine to an extensive drink list, EdgeWild offers bold flavors with local ingredients and wines from across the globe. EdgeWild promises the best of the best and believes in the importance of choice when it comes to wine. They promise to bring the essence of wine country to the beautiful dining space, carefully curated menu, and diverse wine list, featuring selections from California, France, New Zealand, and Argentina.
Things to Do
Meet your neighbors in the park! Central Park, with its 55-acres of green space, trails, picnic areas, playgrounds, and the Chesterfield Amphitheater, is the hub of the community. From the BBQ Blowout Competition in the fall and the summer concert series at the amphitheater, Central Park gives Chesterfield residents a “go-to” spot for events and entertainment year-round. The park also features public art, stream walks, a dog park, and the Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center. With beautiful and well-maintained pedestrian paths, Central Park is a scenic and fun destination for all members of the community. Bring your kids and the dog for family-friendly events, and enjoy the mild Missouri weather.
The Ed Nestor Memorial Backstoppalooza concert is an annual event that brings the entire Chesterfield community together. Sponsored by the BackStoppers organization, which provides financial aid to families of fallen police officers and firefighters, the concert is held in the Chesterfield Amphitheater and provides a great night of food, fun, and live music to benefit a wonderful cause. Over the last eight years, Backstoppalooza has raised over $360,000 for local families.
There are high-achieving schools in the Chesterfield area. Some include: