What do keto, paleo, Atkins, and Mediterranean have in common? They're all popular forms of low-carb eating, which has gained popularity as a way to lose weight and control blood sugar. Enjoy the great taste and health benefits of low-carb dining at these wonderful restaurants around Belleville recommended by our real estate agents.
- Sugarfire Smoke House - 1425 N. Green Mount Rd., O'Fallon 62269
Sugarfire Smoke House takes the best BBQ traditions and creates a style all its own. Specialties range from the simplicity of the Carolina sandwich to the heartiness of the Meat Daddy, a platter of ribs, sausage, brisket, pulled pork, and turkey. Order online for convenient carry-out or delivery to the area near O'Fallon homes for sale.
- Kool Beanz Café - 212 E. State St., O'Fallon 62269
Kool Beanz Café is named for its freshly brewed coffee, but they also serve a tasty selection of light, healthy dishes. Start the day with some refreshing vanilla Greek yogurt topped with fruit, or take a lunch break for chicken salad or cranberry almond kale salad. Add chocolate-covered coffee beans to a smoothie for a pick-me-up shot of caffeine. Hours are 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. every day but Sunday.
- Shichi Sushi Bar - 28 E. Main St., Belleville 62220
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice a week. With its extensive selection of nigiri, sashimi, and rolls, Shichi Sushi Bar will keep you coming back for more. Feeling adventurous? Go with a Chef's Choice platter in sizes to accommodate any appetite. Seven, Shichi's sister restaurant, is right around the corner, and you can also order from their menu of meatloaf, aged steaks, and pan-sautéed chicken. Both restaurants are open seven days a week from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m.
- Saigon Restaurant - 1636 Lebanon Ave., Belleville 62221
The bold, fresh flavors of Saigon Restaurant are just minutes away from Belleville homes for sale, but its classic Vietnamese and Chinese dishes will take your taste buds on a fantastic trip. Vietnamese-born Nam "Eric" Ly named the restaurant after the city where he learned traditional Asian cooking techniques. Hours are 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday.
- Hicks Bar-B-Que Company - 609 S. Illinois St., Belleville 62220
"Low and slow" is the mantra of top BBQ masters from Kansas City to the Carolinas. Family-owned Hicks Bar-B-Que Company is smoking pork and beef for 12 to 14 hours to coax out every bit of flavor. Purchase meats by the pound for special events or just a casual family dinner at home. Hicks Bar-B-Que is open 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday.
- Crazy Bowls and Wraps - 2119 Hwy. K, O'Fallon 63368
Keith and Gail Kitsis founded Crazy Bowls and Wraps to share their love of wholesome, scratch-made food with their community. Start with a base of grains or veggie noodles and add your choice of protein, with options including tofu and falafel. Finish with steamed veggies and a flavorful sauce. Cut carbs by selecting a lettuce wrap. Hours are 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday.
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