Awards and News

The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery continues to be recognized as outstanding. Have a look at some of the awards we have garnered. 

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 Oprah AwardO's Favorite Things: 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect present?  See our annual favorite things from Oprah...If you happen to be in Kimmswick, Missouri, stop by the Blue Owl for their famous nine-inch-high caramel apple pecan pie. If not, have one sent to your doorstep.  read more



The Today ShowThe Today Show

Mail order food gifts for the holidays.  From fancy foods to decadent desserts, if you're looking for an edible treat for your loved ones, then we have the answer. We've scoured the country for the tastiest items around. The Levee High caramel apple pecan will add a "WOW" factor to your dessert buffet.   watch clip



Travel Channel

The Travel Channel

From a foot-high apple pie in small town Missouri, to sweet potato pie in New Orleans, and even an Aussie meat pie in New York, Pie Paradise scours the country one forkful at a time for some of the most mouth-watering pies around.  From the sensationally sweet to the dauntingly decadent, Pie Paradise serves up some of the most interesting destinations for a hearty slice of delicious.


The Food NetworkThe Food Network

Jamie and Bobby Deen head off to the Gateway to the West, tackling middle America and all it has to offer...we go to the Blue Owl, where Mary Hostetter has created the Great Levee High Apple Pie, named for the devastating flood that ravaged the Midwest in 1993. Made with 18 apples and weighing 16 pounds, this pie honors the levee that held back a catastrophic flood by 0.1 inches! read more


Yahoo TravelYahoo Travel

Blue Owl's Levee High Caramel Apple Pecan Pie is as much an architectural feat as it is a great dessert. A tribute to the levees that protected the town of Kimmswick against a rising river in 1993, this 18-apple pie is no mere trifle. With layer after layer of thinly sliced tart and sweet apples buttressed between crispy crusts, the jaw-dropping effect of this pie perfectly readies you for that first bite. read more


midwest living


 Midwest Living Magazine

"Restaurants worth the trip"



Best of St louis


 Cityguide - City's Best

We've done it again! The Blue Owl was voted "Best Desserts in St. Louis" for 2011 by AOL City Guide. The Blue Owl has previously won this award for four years in a row.



Sauce Magazine

Reader's Choice Awards 2004-2009.  The Blue Owl was acknowledged in the following categories: Favorite Comfort Food, Favorite Dessert Menu, Favorite Desserts, Favorite American, Home-Style Comfort Food, & Best Desserts.  read more



Mary and Shelly make the Bride and Groom Strawberries on Great Day St. Louis - 6/9/09

Watch Mary on Great Day St. Louis making her Stuffed French Toast - 4/10/09

Mary Hostetter is named President of Missouri Restaurant Association for 2009

Watch Mary Create a Carmel Pecan Leeve High Apple Pie on Great Day St. Louis - 1/30/09

Watch Mary on Show Me St. Louis

The Blue Owl was featured in St. Louis Post Dispatch December 3rd

The Cornbread Show from WIL 92.3 was "Live" from The Blue Owl for "Free Breakfast Fridays" Nov 7th


Our thanks to Tim Ezell and FOX 2 for being here live, and helping our bakers prepare for the 2008 Strawberry Festival. We couldn't have done it with out you Tim! Well maybe we could have, but it wouldn't have been near as much fun.
Watch the video clip of the event on Fox 2's website


The Blue Owl Was featured before The Kimmswick Strawberry Festival in 2008
on KSDK's Show Me St. Louis





The Blue Owl
Restaurant and Bakery

Map to the Blue Owl in Kimmswick6116 Second Street
Kimmswick, MO 63053

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Restaurant Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10 am - 3 pm
Saturday - Sunday
10am - 5 pm
Closed on Mondays