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Fountain on Locust

3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
+1 314-535-7800
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (84 reviews)
“ice cream” (198 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
3037 Locust St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1328
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place for Desserts. that is their niche. The food is excellent the desserts are fantastic. Prices are very reasonable. The service was prompt and courteous. The food took a bit to make but I could see why, it was hand made. The...More

Thank Chris K
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your first visit with us! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is great, which was a surprise since it was the funky ambiance that drew us...this has the destination vibe as well as excellent food, and the prices reasonable. I had shaved Brussels sprout salad and dill pickle soup, both were good, my...More

Thank wandaboker
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit with us! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best ice cream (chocolate and almond joy) are my favorite. The homemade hot fudge is teally to die for! My favorite icream in St.Louis in front of Ted Drews, Crown Candy, and Ices. Beautiful buildind with great art deco features. Great place to go with...More

Thank travelnowwithkid
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoy our ice cream! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

... the Fountain REALLY needs to do something to attenuate the noise levels in their dining space. My wife & I have eaten lunch a couple of times a year at Fountain on Locust (and an occasional early dinner) over the last 7 or 8...More

Thank JMCSTL
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you and your wife are repeat customer! We have noted your comments. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while visiting family after a trip to the arch. No one had ever been here before. The restaurant was recommended by the Park Ranger at the Arch. It was a great choice. We had sandwiches, soups and almost all had ice cream. Thought it...More

Thank Jane Z
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your first visit with us! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many people come here just for their fabulous ice-cream, and it is all delicious with too many choices to just go once, however, their food is also great. Many vegetarian choices, all of them good. The building is very uniquely decorated. I ate there once...More

Thank Michael P
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our menu choices! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Every dish and drink was superb at todays lunch. I loved the adult grilled cheese sandwich (has apples inside) with a small cup of a seasonal soup (flavorful canjun spiced chowder). Its the perfect portion when getting half orders of sandwich/soup. I also tried the...More

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MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

This has to be on your adult birthday bucket list! What a great vintage vibe, but don't let looks fool you. The food and drinks are better than the decor.

Thank Sonya B
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your food and drinks! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I hadn't been to the Fountain in a couple of years. We went to Circus Flora last month and decided to grab a sandwich and shake before the big tent show. I had the Cuban sandwich and it was just delightful. Friends had the soup...More

Thank DrJ3556
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your cuban sandwich! Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for a family birthday dinner on a Friday around 6pm. This was our second choice because our first choice had a a 2 hour wait. It was great when we showed up to know that it took less than 5 minutes for...More

Thank Bridget B
MarqueeMedia, Public Relations Manager at Fountain on Locust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Fountain on Locust! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Please visit us again soon!

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EdwardSevem
11 August 2017|
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Response from Psyprof51 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize for answering your question so late. I just noticed it. I believe that the restaurant is handicap accessible. I am not sure the rest room is handicap accessible. I hope this helps.
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YoungFamof8
24 March 2017|
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Response from MarqueeMedia | Property representative |
Hi YoungFamof8 - The Fountain on Locust does have a kids menu, just ask your server for it when you arrive!
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kgreg62
6 October 2016|
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Response from MarqueeMedia | Property representative |
Parking for the Chaifetz is at Lindell and Compton one block West and one Block South from The Fountain, although the Chaifetz is a football field away from the parking. Compton and Lindell is very travelled so be careful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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