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Fountain on Locust

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Grand Center / Midtown
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3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
+1 314-535-7800
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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449 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't say enough good things about The Fountain on Locust. The food is so expertly prepared. The Gypsy Soup was terrific with amazing flavors in it. My ravioli was so unusual and delicious. The marinara sauce on them was true perfection. The coconut almond joy sundae I had for dessert is one of my favorite desserts. It is heavenly.

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Thank Lorin G
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always great food and service. Amazing decor and comfortable dining. They have many delicious gluten free options, but I love to go there for just dessert. Their menu changes, of course, but never the quality. Soups are fantastic and they have many unique salads and entrees. (I miss the green been salad~!) They tend to fill up, but worth the... More 

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Thank aimlay
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine at Fountain on Locust. We love welcoming our regular guests as much as new ones. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Wichita, Kansas
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been wanting to visit this place for quite a while. It was worth the wait...so good. They have taken a car showroom and turned it into an Art Deco Soda fountain and lunch spot. Lunch items are not your ordinary menu items. Their specialty is a salad sandwich. Then they have wonderful concoctions to choose from. I recommend something... More 

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Thank calex1956
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine at Fountain on Locust. We're thrilled to know you had a memorable experience with us. We hope you will visit us again soon for more tasty treats! More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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178 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Fountain with family members during a recent trip to St. Louis. I absolutely loved the atmosphere. The decor reminds you of a much earlier (and different) time in America. I can't tell you for sure the exact era they seem to be replicating, but I would guess it's the 30's. I believe the style is referred to... More 

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Thank Inquisitive_Wayfarer
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine at the Fountain during your visit to St. Louis. We're so thrilled to hear you enjoyed our desserts as much as we do! We hope you will stop in during a future trip for more tasty treats! More 

Granite City, Illinois
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went to The Fountain with a group from work. I had the dill pickle soup and egg salad sandwich with pineapple upside down cake and coconut ice cream for dessert. Service was good and we waited a reasonable amount of time for our food. The dill pickle soup is a soup with a potato base with dill pickles. Apparently that's... More 

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Thank toty99
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we hope you will try us again —there are some signature sandwiches and 47 different soups in rotation and if you DO give us another chance we're sure you’ll find one to be a favorite of yours! Thanks again! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love going to the Fountain because of their ice cream martinis (get one during happy hour). The other ice cream dishes are also excellent. It's very good quality ice cream. The food is good, but nothing special. It's the ice cream that makes this a worthwhile place.

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MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Fountain on Locust. We're so thrilled to know you enjoy our ice-cream as much as we do! Please join us again soon for more tasty treats. More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came for an early dinner before a college ball game and it was such an enticing menu we came back for dessert after the game!! Excellent meatball sub and even better ice cream martinis. Will be back! Would have given a 5 rating if the seating was more comfortable.

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Thank Kristie B
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to visit Fountain on Locust! We're so glad to know you decided to return for dessert! Please let us know how we can make your seating arrangement more comfortable next visit. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stumbled upon this place during a spring trip to St. Louis from California when our group had a sudden craving for ice cream late one evening. Our group of 6 was seated promptly, and we ordered everything from ice cream sundaes, to malts, to banana splits. Every order was incredible...homemade taste, great service, warm atmosphere. I really wish we... More 

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Thank Ted L
MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to know we were part of your trip to St. Louis. If you pass through in the future, please stop in for more of our famous ice-cream! We would love to share our dinner and drinks with you as well! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The decor was really beautiful and inviting. For some in our party, this was our first time visiting and our server was extremely thoughtful and patient as he shared the specials and other particulars. We enjoyed the homemade fountain blueberry and raspberry sodas. They were like cream sodas but with distinct blackberry and raspberry flavoring. After one taste of the... More 

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MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust. We're very pleased to hear you enjoyed our fare as much as we do. We hope to see you again soon and look forward to introducing you to more of our delicious treats. More 

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Super hip place in an up-and-coming neighborhood. We stopped for dessert, which was super delicious. There was a bit of a wait, but it was a Friday night and the weather was great, so it was no problem. The ice cream was tasty, and the goat cheese hummus pesto platter was divine. Worth a stop for sure!

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MarqueeMedia, Guest Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine at Fountain on Locust. We're thrilled to know we were part of your evening. Please stop by again soon for more tasty treats! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Grand Center / Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Grand Center / Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-535-7800
Description
**We will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but will be open the following day the 26th. Additionally, we will be open on two Mondays before and after Christmas on December 21 and December 28.

The most photographed restaurant in St Louis. And Home of The Ice Cream Martini ~ with delicious FRESH-MADE food, fine ice creams, chocolates and retro cocktails - all in a one-of-a-kind, handpainted Art Deco interior. Exceptional SOUPS!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?