400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis
400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis

400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.stlouisdowntown.hilton.com/
  • Phone: 3145547098x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday-Friday: 6:30am - 10:30am;
    Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am-11:00am

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm; Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

    Dinner: Daily: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chef Michael Smith
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact the catering department at the hotel at 314-436-0002.
  • Entertainment: None at this time.
  • Special Events: Seasonal dining options.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 4th Street
  • Public Transit: Metro Link stops: 8th Street & Pine and Convention Center stations
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet, Self-Parking or Street Parking are available.
A word from 400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis
Located in the historic, spacious, open lobby of the Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch, our Modern American Bistro takes advantage of our centralized location within downtown.

An ideal location for a business lunch, cocktail or if you are celebrating a special occasion, our newly renovated bistro offers a menu with fresh local ingredients in addition to St. Louis inspired dishes. Our Modern American Bistro offers an extensive wine list, creative specialty cocktails and local craft beers.

Our new Private Dining Space offers groups up to 15 people a semi-private area for a breakfast meeting, lunch or reception.

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400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis reviews from OpenTable diners
9 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelQuiet
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (3)romantic (3)neighborhood gem (3)good for groups (2)late-night find (2)notable wine list (2)fit for foodies (1)scenic view (1)great for brunch (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Thank you !
    RicoNKevin
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Had a great experience here ! The food was fantastic and the service was impeccable !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • near Arch
    kekaVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    the ribs were tough and chewy. The beet salad has so few beets, I had to ask for more. Restaurant described its dress policy as business casual, yet the other party was dressed in Ts and shorts. Restaurant was in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel. The best part was the proximity to the Arch and discounted parking.
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  • great food but oddly empty
    smodog01
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The food at 400 Olive was top notch. There were four of us and we each had something different - steak, chicken, fried spinach salad, meatballs. Each meal was prepared perfectly and delivered timely. The server was friendly and attentive. We could not have asked for anything different. However, we were the only people in the restaurant the entire time we were there, which was very disconcerting when we first walked in. We felt like it was a normal dinner hour (6:30p), so were very surprised no one else ever came in. We have nothing but compliments for the chef and the staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BrtdinerVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We were graciously greeted by the hostess. Our server, Richard, was attentive. We also received excellent service from Chris, the Food and Beverage manager. The lobby has been beautifully restored. Conveniently located. Nice find.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Birthday Celebration
    JLV55
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I had a $100 restaurant.com coupon so I chose 400 Olive to celebrate our nephew's birthday. The meal and service were excellent. Our waiter Richard was so pleasant and attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 4 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.5
    • Food3.5
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 21 reviews are from the 400 Olive A Modern American Bistro - Hilton - St. Louis reviews archive.
  • Pleasantly surprised
    caremoVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    We went to 400 Olive thinking is was going to be typical hotel food. The chicken I had was delicious and the pasta my boyfriend had was fantastic! Our server, Nathan, was very good and the manager, Chris was also very friendly and went out of his way to see that everything was good. I would highly recommend this restaurant. They are re-doing it and we will be back in May!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Horrible experience
    foodroady2
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    The weather was extremely cold and the valet parking was full. I was forced to drop my date off at the front door while I drove around for ten minutes or more to search for parking. My date and I had seating in the back corner of the restaurant and had to request to be moved. The restaurant was serving dinner from a Valentine’s Day Menu and refused to deviate from the menu to accommodate my date’s food allergies. The bar was still serving food from the regular menu however because we sat in the restaurant we were unable to access the menu. We asked to speak to the chef but after twenty minutes of waiting, we chose to go to another restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pricey
    koop
    Dined on 11/5/2013
    Food and service is very good. Just a little pricey to eat there very often
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • horrible experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/4/2013
    While there was free valet parking, I had to go find the valet for him to take my car. Bad start. Then, even though we had reservations, there was nobody at the hostess desk. We went into the restaurant and there was absolutely no staff. Nobody was in the restaurant ataall. We walked around hoping some hotel staff might say something or a restaurant staff night show up. after 5 minutes, we tried going to the bar area. While there were people there, nobody even said hello. After 10 minutes of trying to get someone's attention, we decided to leave. This was my husband's birthday dinner so we were very disappointed. We ended up at a great restaurant down the street but I will be spreading the bad opinion about this restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It's not really even a restaurant.
    Onvacation
    Dined on 10/25/2013
    It's not really even a restaurant. Just a few tables in the hotel lobby. It as empty on a busy Friday night with thousands of people in town for some major events. What a disappointment.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Awful food
    LowvalueVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2013
    Worst crab cake I ever ate. Tuna flavoring was terrible too. Shrimp appetizer would have been better heated. Tortilla soup was only part of meal we enjoyed. Service was painfully slow and we were the only patrons. Overpriced - save your money and don't go!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • food good but location bad
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/8/2013
    This place was misrepresented for Sundays. I booked a table at the restaurant for our anniversary and when we arrived, was told the restaurant isn't open on Sunday night. We sat at the bar. Not romantic and couldn't wait to just get out of there.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great downtown food spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    This is a great hotel restaurant. The food is always top quality. The wait staff is always anticipating your next request. Just a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is definitely a restaurant
    Kito3987VIP
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    This is definitely a restaurant in a hotel lobby. Don't go for the ambience or the outstanding service. But DO go for the food. I had the best pork chop of my life and my boyfriend had an outstanding salmon. So if you want really good food at reasonable prices, check it out. If you're going for an overall dining experience, you could probably pass on this one.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for a Business Lunch
    MonnySue
    Dined on 5/29/2013
    We selected this restaurant for a business lunch. It was a good match because it had a reservation option (we didn't want to risk showing up with a large group and having to wait for a table) and was within walking distance from the America's Center.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    This was a really nice choice for Brunch. My better half loved the food , service and overall experience. Was a great find for Mother's Day
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yet another remarkable experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Yet another remarkable experience. Jon, our server, was attentive and very helpful, and quick with refills! Striving to make this a weekly event!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Steak Ever!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/18/2013
    Mediterranean Crusted Strip steak was the BEST I HAVE EVER EATEN. hands down, no contest, best steak ever!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was great. The server
    dtn1
    Dined on 4/8/2013
    The food was great. The server was attentive and friendly. It was surprising to find that this place wash't packed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 4/8/2013
    Hotel lobby restaurant. Service was great and food was pretty good as well. If your looking for a quick bite to eat and not anything romantic you will be happy
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • nice quiet lobby restaurant
    dinner4twoVIP
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    nice quiet lobby restaurant on weekday evenings. good food and service.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Will Definitely be back here
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    Will Definitely be back here again. Our Server was very attentive and easy going. Chris one of the Hotel managers made sure that everything was perfect for our dinner date. Thanks for everything. See you soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First Time but not the last!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/9/2013
    Was greeted with smiling faces. Service and food was outstanding. It is a hotel restaurant but not what you think. Portions were very generous, dishes were cooked perfectly, and everyone was so kind to us and made our special night perfect. Thank You!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Pleased
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/7/2013
    very pleased with my dinner here. Great food and wine menu. Service was great, No complaints. Also they have free valet parking which was a nice surprise for being downtown.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The restaurant was pretty.
    TeeDeeVIP
    Dined on 12/25/2012
    The restaurant was pretty. It was fine. Just not great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was very good. Our party
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    Food was very good. Our party of ten had wide variety of dishes. All were pleased. Our group was the only people dining on a Saturday night at 7pm. Laura did a great job of not hovering but engaging with our group. At times drinks were a little slow but otherwise everything was ok, just ok. I believe if the other people who were there to assist Laura and our table would have actually helped clear empty plates, gather drink orders, help deliver drinks and food, the overall experience would have been better.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate