Atlas Restaurant
Atlas Restaurant

Atlas Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.atlasrestaurantstl.com/
  • Phone: 3143676800
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Tuesday-Sunday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Bryan Carr, Executive Chef & Alberto Ahuatzi
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Our dining room comfortably seats 65, or can be used for standing receptions of 100 or more guests. Our space is available for private parties during non-business hours, making it ideal for business luncheons, brunch events, or evening gatherings on Sundays or Mondays. Please contact us to arrange your private event.
  • Private Party Contact: Andrew Moore 3143676800

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Belt
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a parking lot across from our restaurant, along with a parking lot at the corning of Pershing and Belt. There is also many spots available via street parking infront of and near or restaurant.
A word from Atlas Restaurant
Where classic European flavors mingle with warm smiles and exemplary service. We are conveniently located in the West End of St. Louis, just minutes away from Washington University, The Fox, Powell Hall and the Muny.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Atlas Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
79 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (65)fit for foodies (47)special occasion (35)romantic (25)great for outdoor dining (11)notable wine list (7)late-night find (3)great for brunch (2)good for groups (2)hot spot (1)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • good food, but not French
    jrf25
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We chose Atlas based on a search for a French restaurant for dinner, and while the food was very good, and likely French-inspired, it wasn't really French. That said, it is a really cute space and had great wine and cocktails. The service was great - unpretentious, friendly, attentive without being in your face. We also felt it was a very good value for the meal we got.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good find
    feedme
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Picked Atlas for dinner while visiting our son in St Louis. I'd classify Atlas as a comfortable neighborhood bistro with an appealing menu of elevated American dishes. Will visit again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Good food and service. Tables really close. Be prepared to feel line neighbors are in your conversation!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    drjobo
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Quaint euro atmosphere with superb service and evocative flavors. I can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great anniversary spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We celebrated our wedding anniversary here. We were not disappointed. The food and service were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good meal,Too many interruptions
    Macpittman
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Had dinner here because it was in the neighborhood, and the menu looked good. The food was delicious, nice portions, beautiful presentation. However, there is a fine line between being attentive, and being annoying. The staff interrupted our conversation and meal at frequent intervals. If my plate is completely empty, please clear it - you dont need to ask. Two different people asked about our food. At one point I had my mouth full of delicious pork chop, the waiter asked us how the food tasted, my dinner partner said great. I could not answer because I was chewing, and he asked me again, and wouldn't leave until I nodded it was good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Odell
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Welcoming, very good food, homelike yet feels like a special occasion to be there. Wonderful to have someone cook for you!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Atlas
    ters
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Dinner was very enjoyable. The mussels were especially delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner
    tennisVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our food was great and our server was excellent. I wish there were more seafood items on the menu. We were also on one of the tables along the wall and it gets a bit crowded. Would still come back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Foodie
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Atlas has always been reliably great. The relatively new prix fixe option (3 courses $28) offers incredible food for an incredible value. I brought a foodie from NYC and he loved the food but was truly blown away by the price!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Dinner
    ErDoc
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and excellent service at Atlas. The pasta with shrimp & lobster and the vegetarian pasta dish were both excellent. We would definitely visit this restaurant again when traveling through St. Louis.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice outdoor meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We ate outside which was very nice. Indoors was very loud. Food was great and service too.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Found a GEM
    StlAl
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This was our first time, but not our last. Everything about the evening was excellent. The caprese and beet and goat cheese salads started off the evening. Large portions, great taste and presentation. Wife had he trout and I had the lamb shank....wonderful choices...excellently prepared and presentated. The spinach and asparagaus were wonderful. Since it was my special birthday, we were treated to the Chocolate Pave.....any chocoholic would love this dessert. A restaurant not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as what it was billed to be
    FoodieInStLouis
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We were seated at a very good table. It was relatively quiet and we were comfortable. They had our reservations. It was nice! But both wine and dinner menus were a bit different from the ones online. It was clear then that this was not a French or Italian restaurant. Loosely inspired? Very loosely. The server lost interest in us when we didn't order a drink or appetizer. We did finally get the bread! The food came and it was warmish. The lamb was very dry and the sides were quite greasy. However- the asparagus was cooked perfectly! The manager did ask us how our dinner was--in passing. We would have commented there, but he walked away before we answered. The dinner would have been great if we had lowered our expectations.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • MG
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great food and service! Air conditioning was a little intense
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • STL West End Gem
    byrnejay
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Seasonally changing menu with well designed offerings make this one of our favorite Central West End neighborhood spots for impressing out of town guests or special occasion dinners with the kids (even the kids are foodies - and our 16 year old daughter gets upset if she misses her favorite "Fall menu"). If available their duck is always well prepared and perfectly accompanied. Reasonably priced good wine list offerings and always friendly and attentive service make this local-chef-owned restaurant a great find. It's pretty small (maybe 30 tables) and popular so best to book in advance, particularly on weekends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Where Have I Been?
    Dave
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Atlas is a wonderful little spot in a nicely renovated neighborhood (on Pershing a block east of Debauliver. Excellent country terrine, tempura vegetables (piccolo fritto), roasted beet salad and noteworthy cocktails. Don't miss the shot of espresso over the homemade ice cream. Fantastic. I'll be back. Soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    Scott007700
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    You will not be disappointed. The food is great and the service is top notch. They also do not frown on one who brings his own bottle of wine for a nominal corkage fee. However, the wine list is thoughtfully prepare and reasonably priced. Don't forget to save room for dessert. You will be glad you did. We highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • so good…...
    spdt
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    ………………...we came home and made a reservation for the following night!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Justifiably Popular Gem
    UCityFan
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    For years, Atlas has been my favorite treat for out-of-town visitors. The former owner's excellent food and service have been sustained. The staff show thoughtful concern for a planned follow-up concert or show. Even if not, service seems not to suffer. The menu and wine list are comparable to those of many much larger restaurants. Atlas continues to be maybe too popular because the room is small and usually crowded so that the noise level impairs quiet conversation, hence a positive feedback. My geriatric dinner club has avoided Atlas because those with slightly reduced hearing could converse with nearest neighbors only; but it's generally not a problem for four or fewer. The "energetic" noise level cost the 5th star.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    6 diners. 6 clean plates. What more can I say? Hope to come back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud, but good
    BesHTC
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We have been going to Atlas for years but due to a not great brunch experience last year, it has been a while. Glad we tried it again. Food was fantastic as was the service. The only problem is the dining room is loud, but it was a Saturday. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Dining Sport
    lindasue
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Perfect for before the Muny, high noise level, but a fun place!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Grandson's B'Day
    patcus
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We took our 22-year-old grandson to Atlas for his birthday and first visit there. He is starting to try new foods and had the duck, which he thoroughly enjoyed, cleaning his plate! My husband had the lobster and shrimp pasta and asked why I can't make that for him sometime (I'll try, but won't be able to come close to the Atlas version, I'm sure). The service was great too. Thanks, Atlas
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food
    Macca1VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Wonderful neighborhood eatery! Great food and service; a must for all foodies.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Hidden Gem
    Home2MO
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We had Muny tickets and needed a near by restaurant. Atlas had a great menu, fresh twists on old favorites and just plain good food. Portions were just right. Wine list was not extensive but was good and met my expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favorite restaurant in the CWE.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Introduced friends from Saint Charles to Atlas. It was the first time all three had ever been there. They will all be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • cairdie
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I have been to Atlas many times since it opened, and I can say that it always delivers an excellent, interesting meal in a light, happy space - which adds up to a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good and local
    oceanjim
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    The food is great, the service is outstanding, the wine list is below par but the cocktails are above average. This is a good place for an intimate dinner, no views or other distractions with consistently great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • trippy
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Went to Atlas to celebrate my wife's birthday and it didn't disappoint!! We live in the CWE, but keep forgetting how good Atlas is! It's just a great place with great food. We had a wonderful time and will definitely be back on a regular basis. A great place!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice....
    Food1VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We enjoyed dinner here and as usual I have no complaints. Good food, good service. I'll definitely be back, and would recommend the place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 48 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 26 reviews are from the Atlas Restaurant reviews archive.
  • ATLAS IS BACK!!! HOORAY!!
    BARDAN
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    My husband and I are so very happy to have Atlas back in our Rolodex! Having thought Atlas relocated to San Francisco, it was our impression it was gone forever. Now we are just grateful it's back and better than ever! We find most restaurants think they know what they are doing. Atlas REALLY KNOWS WHAT THEY ARE DOING!!. We did have one disappointment. The 2 of us were shown to a nice quiet spot along the eastern wall of the restaurant. Then came a party of 8, maybe 9 women, all having a great time! Nice for them, but not for us. We couldn't even hear what we were thinking. Is there a way to avoid this?
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Atlas Restaurant never disappoints
    SaintLouis2014
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    No matter how many times we have dined at Atlas Restaurant, there is always something new and exciting to experience. The menu is outstanding. Creative, imaginative. Every dish is delicious. And to top it off, Atlas has a wonderful staff. Excellent service in every regard. Looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very impressed
    sammylovesgoodfood
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Food was delicious. Great service. We had trout and cod and both were great. Love their house salad, too. Never think to go here because the location is off the beaten track. Decent wine list and got a variety of desserts for the table and everyone loved those. We will be returning soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Silverbird1
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Probably my favorite restaurant. Always good food and service. Wine list not extensive but certainly adequate. Brian has kept it a gem. BUT I do. It like Open Tables new format. Sorry!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Trvler2
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    The restaurant from before you walked in the door had a very bad old dead fish smell which never really went away. Three of the four meals were very good but the fourth meal was one which we would never order again. I have been to Atlas many times so will go back, but if this had been my first experience, I would never dine here again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT food!
    greatbirthday
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    When we first pulled up to the restaurant we were a little worried. The outside and the area were not very appealing. But the inside was very nice and the food was outstanding! We are definitely going to be going back. Excellent service as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pretty good
    javamama3VIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    The drinks & desserts were standouts, as was the gnocchi appetizer. 4 of us all ordered different entrees and they were ok. Pork chop medium was a little tough with not as much flavor as I hoped. Lamb shank was tender but the polenta wasn't seasoned at all. Trout & fettuccini primavera were also just ok, and the carrot flan was fabulous, but didn't really taste like carrot at all. It seemed like food was on the verge of great, but didn't deliver as much as we hoped, especially for the price tag. Our server was great and the atmosphere and location are neighborhood chic. Just wanted the food to be a bit better.
    Special Features:
    romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty good meal
    Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    We had the special three course prefix during the week. The wine list was reasonable. Overall the food was good but not great. The tomato bisque was very good, the pork chop was pretty boring, the wilted greens were nice and the creme brulee was pretty good. Overall a pretty good meal but not sure I would rush back.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Just outstanding. A touch pricey, but worth it. I love being able to walk to this place or sit out on their sidewalk.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.