Top Bistros In St. Louis

Top Bistros In St. Louis

Whether you choose to eat at a bistro for a cozy, smaller environment and unique atmosphere or because of the specialty food options, there are plenty of bistros to choose from in the area. Find good, unique food and a place to frequent when you discover a bistro that feels like a comfortable fit. Locals know where to find the Best Top Chef Restaurants in St. Louis where they celebrate special events, meet colleagues after a long day’s work or just frequent as a favorite eatery. Dine well at these favorite bistros in the area.

Scape American Bistro
48 Maryland Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-7227

This is the perfect environment for an intimate date, to celebrate a wedding or birthday or to kick back and meet with friends. Get the best of both worlds when you enjoy America’s favorites in a classy European environment. Start with deviled eggs and caviar, add a classic Caesar salad, sink your teeth into your favorite cut of steak or enjoy specialties of free range chicken, vegetable lasagna or duck. Located in the heart of the Central West End, the bistro’s style fits right in with the eclectic mix of the best from classic and modern day eras.

Eau Bistro
232 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 454-9000

Feast on fresh, seasonal fare at this eatery that uses locally grown and sustainable ingredients. Overlook beautiful Forest Park inside of a luxurious hotel where this bistro is located. Bring your appetite before sitting back in one of the 180 seats, and watch your food be prepared in the open kitchen. Enjoy a private special gathering or savor a scrumptious tasting menu any night at the chef’s table in the center of the bistro.

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Five Bistro
5100 Daggett Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 773-5553

You have five senses for a reason, and this place helps you experience them all. The amazing chef wants you to not only taste your food, but to smell, see and even hear it as well. There’s no guessing where your food came from at this bistro that strives to honor area farmers by bringing the menu offerings full circle, from farm to table. Delight in locally grown American entrees that change daily, based upon what is available and in season. 

Vin de Set Rooftop Bar & Bistro
2017 Chouteau Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-8989

Feast on traditional French cuisine with ambiance on the top of the roof. The place is upscale, but welcomes everyone to make them feel comfortable. Fill up on the award-winning brunch that has something delicious for everyone. On Thursdays, enjoy a fresh fish market from this bistro voted in the top 10 seafood restaurants in the area.

Ferring Jazz at the Bistro
3536 Washington Ave.
St. Charles, MO 63103
(314) 534-3663

The newly expanded restaurant space is still the best place in town to soak up jazz at its finest. Catering St. Louis are the new managers, so you know you will leave filled with great music and delicious food. Don’t worry about making reservations, because your jazz concert ticket gets you in the door to enjoy an al a carte menu. Design your own prix fixe menu for $30 by selecting any three courses.

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