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Central Table

Central Table Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.centraltablestl.com
  • Phone: (314) 449-1600
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday: 6:00am - 2:00pm,
    Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00am - 10:00pm,
    Friday: 6:00am - 10:00pm,
    Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Sunday: Closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Sushi, Pizzeria
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Euclid and Forest Park
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer validated garage parking for our dinner guests, and valet service Thursday to Saturday evenings for $4.

    We do not validate garage parking during daytime hours.
A word from Central Table
Central Table Food Hall is a first-of-its-kind culinary destination that offer's a diverse array of food options through exhibition-style food stations, food to-go, and seated dinner service at night. The menus feature ingredients sourced from the finest local, regional, and national purveyors, providing an approachable take on farm to table dining.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "I have been here twice before and it was quite good. Less good the 2nd time. Decided to try it again. Not many people there. Kale salad was okay - leaves a bit too tough; not as tender as in the past. Had polenta and mushrooms for my main. Terrible. No salt in polenta, no parmesan or mascarpone; it was lumpy. Clearly chef did not know how to make polenta. Mushrooms were minced and there was no flavoring. No garlic, salt, anything. My son had the chicken entree and he liked it; it looked good. The waiter seemed unsure of himself. 3 stars b/c my son was happy with his meal."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Selected Central Table because of the interesting choices in the menu...and it would have been great if they could have pulled it off. One dish was bland while the next was so salty it hurt my mouth. Never said yum about anything we ordered. Sad."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Try the sushi. It is very fresh. The flatbreads are good too. The caramel gelato was excellent. Some of the options could more summer seasonal. For example-why have pumpkin ravioli with sage brown butter sauce anytime besides fall?????"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "It was a little empty when I ate there but it was 6:30 on a Thursday so I'm chalking it up to that. The pizza was AMAZING. The service was awesome and whole feel and concept of the place is awesome. The smoothie bar, sushi, deli and breakfast options are great."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I appreciate when a chef sends back an item that he feels could be better. I admire this. Our food was delicious, my scallops were amazing and the server was accommodated all of 7 of us. I have to say, as a previous server, table service/awareness and attentiveness is a priority. Our server wasn't "bad" but does need to stay near the table. I think the prices can be justified if the service can rise to the quality that the excellent food."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Brunch is overrated. Small portions high prices. Mimosas are ok, but doesn't make up for the entire experience. Great decor and ambiance but the food sucked."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We went for dinner and were under whelmed. Had 6:30 reservations but still had to wait even thought there were only 4 tables in the restaurant. Food was hit and miss. Bone Marrow had plenty of parmesan but no marrow. Pizza was uninspired. Lamb shank was very good on a bed of polenta. Ordered a side of polenta to "share". For $6 we got a small ramekin to "share" The value is just not there for any of their dishes. Lots of potential but not there yet."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "My only wish is sushi is served each night. Would have loved to try it. The gelato was amazing!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "It was very pricey for small portions. I just wish I had known that ahead of time. The food was very good though"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We went to grab sushi because we had read that the restaurant won a local award for best sushi. Perhaps it was an off night, but the sushi was not good. The rice on the rolls was dry. The sashimi did not seem very fresh. The featured dessert was a cobbler, and it seemed like a boxed food from the grocery. I have been there for lunch and had a great meal. I don't know what happened this time at dinner."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We made reservations for 7pm on a Friday for 4 adults & two children. Much to my dismay, we were seated in a back corner between kitchen double doors & the noisy grill counter &a pole that made it tight for seating. The restaurant was not even 25% full. We could not appreciate window scenery or really move at the table because of the tight table placement. Our server was not very engaging. For the price of the menu and ambience of the restaurant, the complimentary bread was embarassingly tiny in proportion - 6 cubes of bread measuring 2 cm by 2 cm. The wine list lacked pricing variety. The dishes were over priced and scant in plating. We ordered 2 pizzas, meatballs, ceviche, and flank steak and one more entree that I cannot recall."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I have visited central table multiple times and have never been disappointed. The bone marrow is a must have!"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Like this restaurant despite many complaint from friends about service. Now understand why- took 1 1/2 hours to get food- virtually ignored by wait staff- manager brought complimentary drink but no food. When we arrived and sat at bar waiting for another to arrive we were ignored.- totally. And the place was sparsely filled- on a Thursday night. Big international company running it who should know better. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Management Not On Par With Food Quality Unfortunately for Central Table, the unprofessional management deters customers from wanting to return even though the restaurant serves tasty, quality food. The management here is unprofessional, discourteous, and chaotic. The General Manager and Maître Ds are exceptionally rude. The gruff serves seem to be the only staff that stick it out at this place past a few months. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Our food took 25 minutes to arrive and there was neither an apology or many people in the restaurant. This was a Mother's Day brunch. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went for dinner and was very happily surprised with menu and quality of food. Would deffinitely go eat there again. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "We entered and 3 staff was just standing around and just stood there looking at us. We felt we were in some private spot finally one finally said welcome Service was ok servor drove us nuts. He needs training Dessert menu lacking. Food was okay but not great as so many of our excellent restaurants"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Yes it is just a food court but looks nicer. We went there for Easter brunch, food was average and service was sooooo bad. It all started when we told the hostess we did not want to be seated by the kitchen door, it took her about 10 minutes before she could find us another table and they were not even busy. The server was very difficult to find and was not very helpful with the menu. The bussers looked like they had no energy at all, slow moving and no personality. I was very disappointed and will not recommend this place nor come back"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Everyone was very nice, but we went in with a misconception that caused us to be a little disappointed from the get go. We're used to "Easter Brunch" in St. Louis meaning something above and beyond the typical Sunday brunch menu, often a buffet. My wife saw the advertisement for Easter Brunch, but we were disappointed to find that it was their standard Sunday brunch menu. The wait staff was friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The food was tasty, but dishes that should have been hot were barely lukewarm. The pancakes in particular were too cold to melt the butter that the server or chef had put on them. The pancakes came with a lot of butter and jelly or jam, and a little syrup already on them, which pleased no one. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We recently enjoyed Sunday Brunch, but since it was Easter, we were expecting a buffet. Our service was a tad slow, but that was OK as we were enjoying our bottomless Mimosas!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Fun place for "new food", interesting dinners and desserts. Not great for brunch! Service fair."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Space is appealing with natural light and a clean open feel. We were the first seating for Sunday brunch happy not to be rushed through. The fresh oyster appetizer with 2 sauces was good, the cheese plate also serviceable although nothing exotic or exciting & miniscule portions. We waited 15" after our appetizers arrived and were eaten before being asked about our entree orders. 25" later entrees arrived. Blue cheese burgers/onion marmalade well prepared, the sushi rolls fresh. These items arrived 8 minutes before 2 egg entrees. Creamy polenta with a single poached egg, 3 cherry tomatoes and 5 pieces of wilted escarole with a grating of Parmesan. The dish was dramatically under seasoned and at $14 was not money well spent. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Great Spanish octopus, magic mushroom maki roll, fungi pizza, pasta with citrus and crab meat. But kitchen was slow. Had bottle of house wine which was good. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Our server was clearly new and seemed to be struggling a bit. However I understand a group of 6 30 year old women can be difficult, when someone needs something almost every time he arrived at the table, mainly another drink. He did forget a drink order completely, and my entrée arrived about 10 minutes after everyone else was served. We still had a good time, and the food was good."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This was probably the worst food and service we've had in a very long time."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Unique concept with a variety of great food for every tatse."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We went to Central Table as they were recently rated as best sushi in St Louis specifically to try the sushi. We found the sushi presentation to be top rate, beautifully done. However the fish was not flavorful, the rice was a bit undercooked and overall the texture seemed a bit off. It's true that finding really good sushi in the Midwest is a challenge and this continues to be true. Still Central Table is a top notch place---the fried calamari appetizer was the best I've had EVER. Great wine list. It's also a terrifc place for lunch. Can't wait to go back to try other dinner menu options!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Quick service was appreciated as we were headed for the Fox."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Dinner Friday Night - first visit. We had several disappointments. The biggest one was needing to send food back because the menu didn't adequately describe the ingredients. Several ingredients were left off. The chicken pizza failed to list citrus but when it arrived it tasted like it was bathed in some citrus juice. When we brought it to our waiter's attention he did allow us to order something else but did nothing to make us feel good that in fact the menu was lacking. And by the way, don't order the bread pudding. The worst bread pudding I've ever had. Dry, hard and bad looking to boot. Do order the caramel gelato. Wonderful"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Expansive menu for those with an adventurous palate. Odd pricing -while some items were very affordable, others were ridiculously overpriced."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Food was good, but I left hungry and with an empty wallet. The ravioli didn't fill me up."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This was my second time dining at Central Table, and my friend's first. Once again the food was amazing, especially the risotto I had, and the brussel sprouts were the best I've ever tasted. Our experience was great, and our waiter witty and attentive. Dinner selections are just right to give everyone a taste of something new or revisit old favorites. Either way you leave with an excellent dining experience. Next time I'll have to try lunch too!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "great urban dining choice with options to suit almost any palate and dietary consideration. Energetic, youngish vibe."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Hubby had sushi and thought it was fresh and delicious. My son had sushi and pizza, loved both as did son #2 who got the left overs. I had the bone marrow starter which is delicious but for those who don't eat gluten it would be nice if they offered a different "shingle". My steak was flavorful but the roasted potatoes were the best part of my meal."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "The food is not what it was when Central Table first opened. Pizza was very average. Service was excellent. I forgot the servers name but he did a great job with our table of eight."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I went on a Saturday evening and thoroughly enjoyed my dinner. There was a good variety of food items on the menu. The server was helpful and willing to answer my questions. The environment is unique and cozy. I would recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Arrived at 4:45. Ordered several glasses of wine at the bar. Reservations for two at 5:00...seated at 5:05. Approximately 15-20 other people at tables or the bar. Promptly greeted by a very pleasant server. Ordered a salad and a pizza to share between us at approximately 5:10. Salad arrived within 10 minutes and conviently split onto two small plates. Pizza arrived 50 minutes after ordering....WAY TOO LONG."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "It was great to book my reservation through OpenTable. I had a large group and Central Table was super accomodating when I needed to add on one person last minute and they were still nice when 3 people didn't show up. Service was good, wine was good, and the food was almost there. The meat we had was awesome however the vegetables were WAY too salty. It was unfortunate and the restaurant made up for it so hopefully it won't happen in the future. Overall good experience for those of us that got entrees. Those that order more random stuff did not enjoy their meal as much."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Food overall was very good it just took too long to get it .."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "There Sat night around 8pm. Upscale bar-centric atmosphere where most seemed to be seated at the bar sipping wine by the bottle rather than your typical Sat crowd downing beer from the bottle. Loft like in its design with bare concrete floors, high industrial ceiling, interesting lighting, BIG space. Food was tasty and (very fresh) sushi, diverse small plates, gourmet topping pizza seemed to be the highlights of the menu. Entrees seemed limited. Manageable wine list with some gems. Bottle of a nice red wine, 4 oysters at market price, a small plate and two entrees later, we had dropped $175 with tip on dinner for 2. A bit pricey. Slow-ish service, waited on by bar staff... Will return though. Completely different by day, I hear."
    Dined on 2/15/2014