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Brasserie by Niche

Brasserie by Niche Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.brasseriebyniche.com
  • Phone: (314) 454-0600
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Gerard Craft
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Euclid
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Brasserie by Niche
Brasserie by Niche is a new restaurant located in Central West End.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "We love the brunch so much that we had to try dinner---it was just as fabulous!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Delicious food in a charming setting. Classic French style with modern touches. There's something here for the traditional and adventurous eater alike."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "My wife loves French cuisine and I surprised her with this restaurant. We loved everything about it. We ordered the cheese plate and the steak tartare to start and each were delicious. My wife had the mussels and I had the steak. The portion on the mussels was generous, to say the least, and the sauce on the steak was amazing. Each entree came with fries and a dipping sauce of mayonnaise mixed with garlic that my wife loved. They also brought out a dessert as a surprise for my wife that was wonderful, the floating island. Service was excellent. We had Danny and will be asking for him again when we go back for our anniversary in December."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Loved this place! Food was great, interesting menu, wine list adequate."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Brasserie has very good food. Our starters included tomato pie, cheese puffs, and a great pate. Entrees too were good. We had trout (excellent), beef in wine (very good), burgers, salads (many nice choices). They have $ 3 valet which is great in this area and excellent selections of French wines. Too there are many fine Scotches to choose."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The food and service were excellent as always. Our party had drinks appetizers, main course and desserts. Would have loved to have sat outside, but were unable because of the impending rain. This reminds of Paris."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "We went to Brasserie by Niche this past Tuesday. We were a party of 4 and chose to seat outside since it was a very nice evening. The service was very good as well as the food. Most of us ordered the trout which was very good. Portions are reasonable, not to share. All in all, it was a very nice and enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We had a party of four; I was the only one who had been to Brasserie before. Our waiter was very helpful and friendly; we relied on his recommendations of what was especially good. Two guys had the braised beef; both loved it. One wanted to lick his plate. The lady had the roast chicken and said it was fabulous. I had the trout; it was cooked and seasoned perfectly, with a wonderful crisp skin. A good-sized portion. We tried four different desserts and agreed each one was fabulous."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "My significant other and I had our first experience at Brasserie last Saturday. The food was excellent and the service was superb. We started with the onion soup -- the best either of us as ever had -- and steak tartar -- fabulous, garlicy splurge. For main courses we had the chicken with mushrooms and mussels. Both were excellent. For desert, we had the floating island, although we were only able to finish about half of it. Our waiter was nice enough to wrap the rest for us and when we went to pick it up after taking an after dinner stroll around the CWE, John, the manager, not only met us at the door with our late night snack, he had replaced our leftovers with a new floating island! We will be back!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "noise level pretty bad when crowded. Outside chairs much more comfy than those inside. Otherwise, muy bueno!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "A truly wonderful restaurant experience. At Brasserie, they excel at every aspect of the dining experience."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant but they have not changed their menu in years. It needs to be updated with some different items. We went on a Saturday night and the staff seem blown away and it took awhile to get our food."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "My steak was pretty good. My date's entree was not. Not exactly gourmet- the sides were heaping servings of fries. I didn't dislike this place but it was nothing special."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I am a regular here since I like French food and live just down the street. For this particular evening, my niece and nephews took me here for my birthday and I was treated very well by the waiter, who knows I am a regular, but still went out of his way when he found it was my birthday by providing our table with free appetizer and a crème brulee for dessert."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "What a wonderful experience!! I cannot wait to return to Brasserie. It was beautiful evening and the diner was perfect from start to finish. The wine was fabulous too :)"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Brasserie's food is delicious. The ambiance is little lacking, I was disappointed to find that having made a reservation for two, we were seated at a table right next to the kitchen. Our server was okay, but not particularly knowledgeable or helpful. Res said it was a bday dinner, but that was not acknowledged. I love a good amuse bouche so we tried the chees puffs - yummy little pillows but not the best in the world. The salad with bacon lardons was literally to die for. The braised beef and chicken were equally fantastic - melt in your mouth, humming while you eat good. The floating island was unique and yummy with a sweet and salty touch. I also had a coffee with dessert which was super good - a telling sign of overall quality."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "It's one of our favorites, but on Bastille night it was very disappointing. The food was served warm. The onion soup is excellent; if it were served hot, it would have been outstanding. My burger was ordered medium rare, served medium well; the burger and fries were both WARM -- not hot. My wife's trout was good, though warm, not hot. We'll wait a while before trying Brasserie again."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Our group of four visited there for dinner before the Muny. Everyone's food was delicious. I ordered trout which came to the table only half cooked. I asked for it to be more well done. The waiter graciously returned my plate to the kitchen. It took a little bit for them to finished cooking it. There was no charge for my meal."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We are never disappointed! Excellent food. Pate appetizer is always our go to."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Terrific food and service. A real gem that always satisfies."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The Salmon with basil pistou was outstanding! it was prepared perfectly! Can't wait to try it again."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "From drinks in the bar through appetizers and entrees this was a terrific evening with friends. Service was great. Everyone was pleased with their choice of entrees. I highly recommend it."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Dining experience was good--in terms of both service and food. I just wish they would shake their menu up a bit, as it never seems to change, even seasonally."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "The Brasserie was our choice to celebrate Father's Day. Attractive setting just south of Forest Park, with a large outdoor seating area. Restaurant was about 50% occupied when we were there. Our waiter was attentive with a pleasant demeanor. Our drinks and salads came quickly and were excellent. Our main courses, while completely meeting our expectations, took a very long time to arrive. The ambiance was eclectic, but nothing like you would find in Paris. Overall, our party felt it was a good experience."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I don't often times rate 5 stars. 5 stars to me, means that there is no room for improvement. And Brasserie is just that. If you're thinking about a place to go, and reading this review, go ahead and make your reservation. You won't be disappointed. I promise :) The food is unreal. So, so good. The location, decor and ambiance are perfect. The service was very good - with the lone exception of our waiter disappeared for a while after he brought us our desert menu. However, I did see a big top walk in and he may have had to deal with that. It was a perfect meal, at a perfect place. I can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The food is always delicious and the service friendly and professional. It's a wonderful place to dine."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Unfortunately our experience did not live up to past dining experiences here. Our server Robert was not very attentive. He had to be requested back to our table twice. Once to ask for an ordered side dish and honestly multiple times for initial bread service. He spent too much time socializing with one table in particular. My advertised cocktail was not made according to the menu. Was suppose to have simple syrup but granulated sugar was settled at the bottom of the glass. For $8 a cocktail it should have been much better. Hopefully this was just an off nite and is not representative of things to come. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "The food, service and experience were all wonderful! Amazing cocktails, dinner and dessert! Friendly, helpful staff! Highly recommended!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Dining al fresco it was a perfect evening. Would recommend to anyone. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Had early dinner here before a show, on a weeknight. Beautiful Spring evening had the patio full. Food was excellent as usual, service top notch. Nothing to be dissappointed about at Brasserie! Love it."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "We were fortunate enough to have great weather in the evening, so we dined outside on the patio. Reminded us of Paris! Great food - the trout and the roasted chicken were excellent and the onion soup was a meal in itself. Service was excellent as usual."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We can always count on excellent food and Brasserie brings me back a little to my life in France!"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Had wonderful date night at Brasserie. The cheese puffs were warm and delicious. The mixed lettuce salad was a bit plain, but the goat cheese and hazelnut accents were excellent. The steak was perfectly cooked, tender, delicious. The gnocchi was interesting, though a bit bland. The floating island dessert was a unique dish, well executed. I had not had one before, and was very pleasantly rewarded for my adventure. Overall a very nice, romantic spot in the CWE. A very impressive recreation of the authentic French dining experience, with better service."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "One of the very few places I order chicken and it NEVER disappoints!"
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "I love Brasserie by Niche because it is reliably excellent. The atmosphere is elegant but relaxed; calm, and works on so many levels. We gave a Brasserie gift card to someone at Christmas and she and her date had a delightful dinner experience, then went back the next morning for a fabulous brunch. I love the gougeres, vegetarian watercress soup, Spring veggies/ freshly picked garden peas, radishes and, of course tender asparagus. My family members and I were able to have pleasant conversation and top notch, seriously perfect service…from Tony, who graciously made all my "high maintenance" dietary requests seem like "no problem". You can confidently entertain clients and out of town guests at Brasserie. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We come to the restaurant pretty regularly and our favorite dish are the mussels and pommes frites. this time the mussels were rather cold and were a much smaller portion than in the past. two of our guests who ordered the same thing did not get their pommes frites with their meal so we had to ask for them. also asked for another roll and that never came. so the food this time was mediocre and the service was the same."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Love the bistro atmosphere. Dining here feels like you're in the middle of Paris. We've been here a number of times and the food is always excellent - a favorite is the mussels and frets."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We love this place and visit as frequently as we can. The service is good, the wine is great, and the food is simple, but wonderfully prepared and presented. Best French restaurant in St. Louis."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "While hardly fussy, Brasserie has some of the best food in St. Louis. The menu is limited but each dish is a gem. The wait staff are solicitous while not irritating or fawning and the sound level is non-intrusive."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The best part of the Brasserie is by far the food. Everything is absolutely delicious and I can't imagine someone not enjoying their meal. The service is also great, as is the atmosphere (very much in the vein of a French café like you'd see in the movies). Overall a great place and a relative bargain considering the quality of the food."
    Dined on 4/6/2014