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801 Chophouse - St. Louis
801 Chophouse - St. Louis

801 Chophouse - St. Louis Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.801restaurantgroup.com
  • Phone: (314) 875-9900
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Christopher Dennis
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining rooms ranging can accommodate 6 to 50 guests, with areas of the restaurant available for larger groups.
  • Private Party Contact: Ian Rockwell (314) 875-9900

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available, as well as off-street lot.
A word from 801 Chophouse - St. Louis
A classic American chophouse interior with signature leather booths, cherry wood furnishings, wooden floors, granite counter tops and high ceilings accented with dramatic lighting. 801 Chophouse at The Crescent offers only the very finest and freshest meats, seafood, and vegetables available. Our Executive Chef Christopher Dennis creates a Fresh Sheet that highlights our unique weekly offerings. Seasonal fresh soups and salads, oysters on the half-shell, five species of fresh fish, live Maine lobsters and king crab legs. Make sure to save room for our made from scratch Grand Marnier Soufflé! Aged USDA Grade Prime Beef ONLY, Iowa Berkshire pork chops and Colorado lamb chops. Customizing parties from 6 to 70, our walls reconfigure for the perfect amount of space, our tables change for seating and conversation, and our custom menus range from cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to full course dining.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "The food was fantastic. The servers and all the staff was very friendly, helpful really knew what they were serving. The restaurant had a very elegant feeling but not snobbish."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "OK--it's a chain--but don't let that deter you. Four of us visited 801 Chophouse on a recent Saturday night and left singing the new restaurant's praises. Everything from start to finish was memorable. Calamari was delectable, tender and abundantly thick, and the crab cake offered genuine crab, no fillers here. The house salad was divine--and don't shy away from the poached egg on top. Talking pork--consider a chop from Deppe Farms in Washington. Never tasted better, a sow-sized portion, succulent and juicy. Lamb chops also didn't disappoint; our table mate proclaimed them the best he's ever had. A filet mignon was also juicy, top grade, and offered in 6 and 8 oz. Expensive as all get out--you bet. But 801 Chophouse was worth it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Absolute perfection. Wonderful food, fantastic service and out of the world attention to detail. Highly Recommended! When making you reservation, ask for Dave DeCarlo. His service is second to none."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Flemings has nothing to fear. We arrived a sat at the newly renovated bar. Beautiful bar with friendly and professional bartenders. Felt like I was in New York. Restaurant was half full (was a Wednesday night). The waiter wasn't the brightest nor speediest. First course, we had salads which were pretty good. Nothing great. The wine was good. Had 3 selections of cab by the glass. Main courses were very average. Friend ordered a steak medium and charred. It arrived well done. The chicken was good somewhat over-salted. Scallops were very good. Overall, average at best. Glad I used a groupon."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Everything was perfect. We went there to celebrate a promotion and it was the place to do just that. Fabulous food from the start to finish. Every single thing we tasted was superb! Our server was very attentive without being annoying, he was perfect! A must try!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The service was impeccable! I put a note that we were celebrating an anniversary and they took the liberty of personalizing the menus, decorating the table and putting us in a private room. It was a great surprise."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "The steaks and all the food were top-quality cuts and perfectly cooked. I'm being overly picky, but given the price tag, I think it's appropriate. The steaks were on the tough side. With the quality of the meat, my guess is that they went on the grill still cold from the cooler, rather than letting them sit out until they reached room temperature before grilling. With as busy as the place was, I imagine that it's difficult to anticipate how many steaks to prep. But the old adage is, "a cold steak is a tough steak." And if you're a high-end steakhouse, you've got to nail it."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Food ambiance and service were all superb but very pricey. Save this for a special occasion and you won't be disappointed!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "It is REALLY noisy! For what you pay for the food, I would want to have a more "soothing" experience. We had to raise our voices in order to hear each other, not a pleasant experience. Plus my husbands $62 Delmonico steak was WAY too done, he asked for medium. And we also had a lot of leftovers that we were taking with us home. When we got home to put it all away, we had someone else's food with us home!!! So all the food we paid and wanted to bring w us home wasn't even given to us! Have tried to contact the restaurant via email about our somewhat disappointed birthday celebration experience but haven't heard back from anyone. This whole thing have put a damper on us of ever going back."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "very adequate for the price. unfortunately for the price there are many other great choices in the space."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This is an excellent restaurant. The food, the service, and the atmosphere were top-notch. I truly hope that this restaurant survives because the area which it is in (Clayton) just looks dead on Saturday night."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Attended a business dinner meeting on 6/26/2014. The restaurant was busy and only a few spots open at the oval bar. While the restaurant was packed, it didn't effect our service, quality of food or wait time. We utilized a private dining space where we were able to have a discussion without having to talk over the outside noise. The restaurant was a little loud, but to be expected with it being so busy. I had the bone in filet with the morel butter topper and lobster mashed potatoes, best steak I've ever had! Our table ordered 3 deserts to share, all were wonderful. This was an upscale restaurant and priced accordingly, but worth every penny. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Our server was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. His recommendations were right on - and the food was wonderful. The noise level made it difficult to talk at the table. On a high note you could not overhear anyone else’s table conversation either!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We were there for a wedding anniversary and were startled at the noise level when we walked in the door. There is a large oval bar in the center of the room which was full and very noisy. The maître-d table seemed a bit chaotic, they seemed unsure where to put us. Turned out they were searching for a special "happy anniversary" menu for us. Nice touch. The food was wonderful, as was the service. But the tables are extremely close to the bar and the noise level is such that it is not at all conducive to a quiet, romantic anniversary dinner. They served us a lovely, complimentary dessert which also said "happy anniversary". The vibrant bar scene and layout of the restaurant makes it inevitable to be loud. Expensive, but we expected that."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "This restaurant is for the very rich and famous. The prices of wines were way over the top. The noise level reminded me of eating at the mess hall in the Army."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Very good food-service-ambiance. Noise level is as bad as the food is good. Very difficult to have conversation or romantic dinner. Everyone I sent has same feeling. Do something or will not last. Customers must be able to communicate when dining in this caliber restaurant & price. We had a great dinner but the negative of loud atmosphere was overwhelming to us & therefore will not rush back but will return on occasion. We eat out 3-4 times per week."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "6 of us were at 801 on a busy Saturday evening, and the service was extremely slow. We waited well over 20 minutes for drinks to arrive. When inquiring politely of the waitress if I had indeed ordered another cocktail, I was told she was "too busy to get to the bar yet". I went to bar myself to get a drink, and that upset our server. She noticed I had a new drink, and 10 minutes later finally brought me another, saying "Oh, look how many you have now". After that point, her service was noticibly less attentive, and she was very snippy with us. Also, my coffee arrived full of grounds, not a coincidence. The food was good, not great. Much too noisy for reasonable conversation. All in all, the Des Moines restaurant is much better."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "From Valet service, hostess, waiter to pastry chef delivering our desserts each and every person was polite and well trained. Less than a minute wait for our hostess to seat us and another minute until our waiter came and introduced himself. He was very well trained about meat selections and matching our wants to the menu choices. Food and drinks were produced quickly, never rushed and never waited.. perfect. Steak was the best ever along with the sides and desserts.....we'll be back"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Nice food but extremely pricy for the quality. Wine list wast extrmily over priced and populated with most wines in the 125-200 range. Service was good the food just pricy compare to other steak houses in town"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "paid 65$ for a Delmonico steak...it was prepared correctly,, but was over salted to the point of almost being inedible . the biggest problem was how tough the steak was....even with a sharp steak knife I had to saw and grind at the meat to cut it. for a premier cost steak house this should not be allowed. i'd go back, but next time only do appetizer and salad. seems that st Louis will never have a top steak house like new York city or chicago"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Had expected this to be a great space and it was. The server was outstanding and very receptive to my having 2 kids with the party. Steaks were cooked to order. Perhaps a little more "char" than desired especiallyhad on med rare ribeye. Appetizers were very tasty. We had chowder, calamari, and crab cakes. Sides were very generous. No room for desert. EXCELLENT and rarely seem by the glass Pahlmeyer Cab "Jayson". Would recommend, but be ready to pay for it. It's not an expensive. Not the best I have ever had, but, with the service and wine selection, it would be hard to beat. Almost worth the price tag."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Quite pricey, very good but some such as Fleming's are better overall value. Celebrated 60th birthday, only acknowledgement was name on a menu, most other high-end places we've eaten at for special occasions provide something for and acknowledgment or dessert, especially when steaks are around $50 (or more) and alacarte?"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Overall it was very good. Lobster tail got a little overdone and bake patatio was not hot. But all else was great. Will go back"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "A little pricey - but so worth it!! Great fast service, quality steak. Family size sides - great zucchini and garlic mashed potatoes!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The restaurant was an excellent choice for our 35th anniversary. The atmosphere was just what we hoped and the service was excellent. I think the menu was a bit pricy but all in all, a very enjoyable outing"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The entire meal was outstanding. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others. One thing, bring a big appetite with you or remember to share food. . . the portions are enormous! :-)"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The service was fabulous!!! The ambiance was lovely. However, the food was good but not amazing. Our scalloped potatoes weren't fully cooked and were very chewy."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Tender and perfectly cooked prime rib...enough said!!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "A night for a steak for a loving father! My husband loved his rib eye, mushrooms, and lobster Mac & Cheese! Everything was well served and prepared."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "As a business man, I've eaten in steak / chop houses all across the globe. Some memorable some not. Most places, if the price is high enough, can serve a great steak. I decided to make reservations for my first anniversary with my lovely wife. The dinner was simply superb. The food was as expected, the service was bar none, one of the best experiences I can remember. Attentive waitress, friendly manager. Their goal was to please, and please they did. We are convinced. Best chop house in St. Louis. Thanks! We'll be back!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This place is expensive but the food is good. Lobster mac and cheese was the best! My husbamd steak was burnt and the drink I had for 12 dollars was not worth 12 dollars. I think our waiter had adhd becauwe he could not stand still or focus, but he was attentive. Probably not going back anytime soon. It was worth one try though. For the two steakes, lobster mac and cheese, too side salads, and my drink it was 157.69"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "My husband and I used a groupon to go out for his birthday. The food, service, and drinks were great. My only complaint was the noise level. It was more like being at a bar than a fine dining establishment. We did sit at a table. I'm guessing if we had been in a booth nut in the center of the dining area it would nit have been so loud"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Our experience at 801 Chophouse was nothing short of amazing. Everyone from the maitre 'd to our waiter, Chris, to the manager and even the valet wished us a happy anniversary and made us feel us feel special. Although a little pricey, this will definitely one of our "go to" places for special occasions."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "If you looking for a special night out in Clayton, look no further. The food is outstanding. I looked at the menu for at least 15 minutes and couldn't make up my mind. Definitely need to go back to try other items. The bone marrow appetizer was decadent and delicious. The seafood broil was amazing with a saffron sauce to die for. The creamed spinach was best I ever had. To top it all off the service was impeccable!! Only negative was my sons tomahawk ribeye was a bit tough (at least the taste I had). The bar is very inviting and the dollar oysters were delicious. I'm always afraid of inexpensive oysters (even expensive ones at non traditional seafood places) but these were very fresh and good sized. Can't wait to go back!!!!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Nice looking place, but the food was very expensive! The wine prices are brutal. I think the service was so-so; the setting was very elegant; but there are much better places to eat steak, such as Kreis', Flemings and others."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "I'd planned a full day's worth of activities for our anniversary. Everything else went perfectly, so I was a little nervous about going to a new place as the capstone of our otherwise perfect day. Dinner couldn't have gone better. The food was delicious, the staff was courteous and knowledgable, the ambiance was delightful! We'll be coming back for future special occasions."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had a great time at 801 Chophouse. The prices were high, but as soon as your plate comes out, it's clear why. The portions are huge. From appetizers to sides to steaks...we had way more food than we could eat."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Great place for a very nice dinner with quality food."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Everything was great. The waiter Chris was súper attentive and the staff was pretty helpful. Great setting. But the prices were a little too much for what was serve."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Go to another place twice for the price of this once"
    Dined on 5/9/2014