There are many things St Louis is famed for including the Gateway Arch, the world’s tallest arch. St Louis also boasts great dining options. Read our list to discover the best fine dining restaurants in this great city.
Tony’s isn’t just a place to eat dinner; it’s a dining experience. The classy, upscale restaurant serves remarkable Italian cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Dine on dishes such as beef tenderloin with wine demi glaze and foie gras, lobster albanello, avocado spinach salad, scallops with black truffles, and lemon ricotta cheesecake. The menu also features juicy steaks, fresh fish, and filling pastas. This is the perfect place for an intimate celebration of a special occasion; you may even receive a personal visit from Tony himself! There’s a wine cellar in the basement, so be sure to ask the wait staff for a recommendation.
Farmhaus Restaurant serves its patrons some of the freshest, gourmet food in St. Louis. The popular venue supports local farms, and partners with them to use the freshest, organic, seasonal ingredients. The menu changes daily, so you can come back as often as you want and always try something new. Enjoy items like sweet potato nachos, spaghetti and scallops, bacon wrapped meatloaf, profiteroles, and more. The eclectic small plates, creative appetizers, and mouthwatering meals are irresistible. The seating is limited, but provides a cozy, intimate atmosphere.
Nothing says fancy like a thick, juicy steak, so splurge at St. Louis’ 801 Chophouse. The fine dining establishment will serve you the best roast prime rib, filet mignon, NY strip, rib eye, pork chops, lamb chops, and more. Choose the thickness of your meat, and decide between rare-well cooked options. Meats are served with a variety of potatoes, vegetables, and salads. Mix it up with some fresh seafood, or a smaller meal like the bone marrow, lobster mac & cheese, and lobster corn dogs. Pair your meal with a fine wine or craft beer, and don’t forget about dessert! 801 has some of the most delectable treats around, including a rich chocolate torte, chocolate-orange crème brulee, soufflé, and key lime cheesecake. For a little bit of everything, dine off of their prix fixe menu available on Sundays.
Rather than trying to select just one of many delicious options on a menu, you can choose multiple options on a few different menus. Elaia gives visitors the choice between their a la carte menu, a multi-course tasting menu, and prix fixe four course meal, all ranging in price. Menus feature items such as pan-roasted sea scallops, BQ pork belly, lamb rib eye, and more. Pair your selection with a delicious wine, available by the glass or the bottle. The food is plated beautifully, but that comes at the price of smaller portions.
Travel from lovely St. Louis, Missouri to warm, rustic California with just one delicious bite. Eleven Eleven Mississippi serves delicious California cuisine, including sandwiches and pizzas. Start with stuffed grape leaves or wild boar ravioli, and then split the poached pear & fig oak oven baked pizza. You can also enjoy a lobster BLT, eggplant parmesan, or a vegetable panini with a side of caramelized brussels sprouts. Top it all off with a deliciously crisp California wine. If you want amazing food in an elegant atmosphere without the stuffiness of some upscale restaurants, dine at Eleven Eleven.