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Kemoll's Italian Restaurant
Kemoll's Italian Restaurant
  • Address:
    One Metropolitan Square
    40th Floor
    Saint Louis, MO 63101
    Downtown St. Louis
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $31 to $50

Kemoll's Italian Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.kemolls.com
  • Phone: (314) 421-0555
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 1:30pm

    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Continental, American
  • Executive Chef: Don Tadlock
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wine
  • Catering: Experienced in catering off site events. Lunches and dinners. Hot or cold food. With service staff or drop off.
  • Private Party Facilities: Six private rooms accommodating groups from 10 to 400. A/V equipment available.
  • Private Party Contact: Julie Mattingly (314) 421-0555

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Corner of Broadway and Pine
  • Public Transit: Metro link stop 4 blocks from restaurant. Bus stops outside of building.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Attached building garage with reserved parking for evening diners. Parking is complimentary.
A word from Kemoll's Italian Restaurant
Filet Mignon in a delicate cognac cream sauce, fresh artichoke slices hand dipped and fried to a golden brown, succulent broiled lobster tails, fork tender veal scaloppini and mouth watering pasta dishes made from authentic Sicilian family recipes...and then there's the view! Located on the 40th floor of the Metropolitan Square building in downtown St. Louis Kemoll's is a destination restaurant offering stunning 360 degree views of the Arch, the river and all of downtown. Kemoll's offers great options for private dining. Six private rooms including our premier event space Top of the Met make Kemoll's a popular choice for weddings and large corporate functions.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Kemolls is always at the top of our list for a special evening. Service is great as well as food. New menu is a little abbreviated but if you don't see and old favorite ask and they will prepare. God I love their fettuccine Alfredo."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "We celebrated our friends' anniversary at Kemoll's on Tuesday night. Our meal was fantastic and the entire experience was wonderful. I just purchased gift cards for ourselves and to give to my sister and husband for future meals there."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "The food and service was only adequate for the high price they charge. Great view but not worth the price."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "We go to Kemoll's every year for our anniversary dinner. We love it and reccomend it constantly. That said, we were so sad to see the Veal Saltimboca was not on the menus anymore! The veal Parmesan was good, but not incredible. Can you bring it back? Second, and this is a small request, but the music was a pop station. The ambience for our romantic dinner, the view, the professional staff... It feels like classical or jazz or Sinatra-esque kind of music. Not Smashmout singing "All Star". We'll be back- bit did want to share our thoughts."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Great food, great views, excellent service. Always look forward to a great meal."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Not only a wonderful, consistently good restaurant, but we enjoyed a most spectacular view of the St. Louis Arch and riverfront. Hard to beat Kemoll's as a great venue for a quiet, romantic meal or to celebrate a special occassion."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Our experience at Kemoll's was great. The service was wonderful and very accomodating. Food was delicious and the portions are huge! My husband and I both came home with enough food for a whole other meal. The house salad was wonderful!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We always enjoy Kemoll's. We always ask for Kevin and he makes our dining experience truly memorable. The view is fantastic, the food excellent and our evening is always a success."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Great food and service. Romantic atmosphere. Although pricey, portions are generous and enough for the next day."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "After eating there many times and walking away with a great dining experience, the last visit was a bomb. Service was almost non existent. Five minutes before our server showed up at the table. Then over 10 minutes to get my drink, and 15 minutes for my wife's bottle of wine to be presented (only after asking someone to find our server). We wouldn't see our server for 15 minutes. Refill drink order took another 15 minutes. And, the place was almost empty at 7:00PM on a Friday night. When the food arrived, my wife's Salmon was very over cooked -dry and hard, and my Tenderloin (ordered med-rare) was still cold in the middle. Yes, cold, I'm not exaggerating."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "This place was great. The food and service were outstanding and the view was exceptional!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We chose a Monday night with no baseball game or event in town and almost had the place to ourselves. It was just what we were looking for to celebrate our 42nd anniversary. Our meals were wonderful, wait staff was attentive but not intrusive. And, you can't beat the view from the 40th floor, no matter which direction you face, all are breathtaking. A very pricey place, but for the right occasion, it's great!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "The dining area is sophisticated, the service professional, and the food is always superb."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Excellent food, love the atmosphere. Great place to celebrate a special evening."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Kemolls has the best dining and atmosphere in town. The food is always great and there are no better views around. Its easy to get excited about something as simple as pasta when you're eating at Kemolls. The wait staff is knowledgeable, pleasant, and Nonintrusive. We are 100% pleased with our experience at Kemolls."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Have been coming to Kemolls for 40+ years. However this time was a major disappointment View is still outstanding as is the service but the food and costs are not in line with our many past visits. When we asked about changes in the food prep were told new menu and preparation about month old. Also included new pricing. There are some gems. House salad has changed but still excel and the cheese bread is worth trip. One of my favorites Linguini Tuta Mare has suffered with change and the green bean side withy wife's Wahoo was not good This was our 44 anniversary and we wished had gone somewhere else"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "I first had Kemoll's June of this year and enjoyed the experience so much that I decided to treat my boyfriend for his birthday. I was extremely disappointed with the experience this go around. I had to change my entree because the chicken was extremely dry. I was equally as disappointed in the second entree. Although the food was bad, the staff was accommodating in taking care of that issue. However, I don't think I will visit Kemoll's again. Just not worth it."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "It is wonderful to be able to enjoy what was once a "semi-secret" . The old neighborhood sadly had met the fate of North St. Louis City....a killing field. We dined for my wife's special birthday dinner, and wow was it wonderful. We both had fork tender veal, not in any way cheap but delicious. Dinner is not cheap, and the upcharges seemed petty."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "I felt like I was on a cruise ship. Food, service and ambience was excellent."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "If you like to eat great food and your going to the ball game, well this is the place. Order the Early Bird Special menu and then walk to the ball park after dinner. Free parking after you eat and then the ball game, it worked out great for me."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "My husband and I just loved this place. We had a perfect view if the Arch, the food was plentiful and delicious and the service was A+"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "The food was great and very large portions over looking the Arch! Service was very good and prices were appropriate for food and location. Will definitely go back for special occasions."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Had heard about Kemoll's for years. We were in St. Louis for our anniversary and decided to try if. Strange atmosphere. The dining room seemed more like a room where they stored extra tables and silk plants. It was just uncomfortable. The chairs had broken down seats. The food was extremely salty. I had the Cannelloni. My husband had Veal. I feel this restaurant was probably really good in its day but seems that its day is over. The service was excellent & the view is gorgeous. Too bad."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "I was very disappointed with the menu. The first time we visited Kemoll's the food was great. I had the pasta with salmon and I love it. On the second visit we found that the menu had changed and it really wasn't appealing. I would recommend this restaurant but I don't know if I would return any time soon."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 35th anniversary on Monday evening at Kemoll's. Once again, they made the evening very special. We enjoyed four excellent courses with cocktails and wine over several hours. The waitstaff was there when we needed them, otherwise let us just reflect over the joy of 35 years."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Was looking for a restaraunt in the area and cane across Kemolls. Was not disappointed at all and would reccomend this place to anyone."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We had dinner with friends where our spouses had previously dined. It was all they said. The food, service, selections, drinks were just great as well as Wally the waiter. Nice location and worth the cost."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Does beef and pasta go together? Damn right it does! I highly recommend the Beef Tenderloin Risotto. By far the tenderest cuts of beef on a bed of mushroom risotto and asparagus. Delicious! And who can beat that view, maybe 360, but for a nice quiet date with your gal, this is the place."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We went to celebrate that I was moving for my new job. We went for lunch and the restaurant was perfect. We had a great view of the Arch and the food was delicious. The lunch prices were reasonable, and the service was phenomenal."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "First time dining at Kemolls . Food marvelous view exquisite menu needs to be updated prices are much higher than theweb menu"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "My wife and I were excited to try Kemoll's but were left feeling a little disappointed. We found the signature artichokes a little dry. My wife's beef was bland and not seasoned. My chicken tasted like something I could have bought in the freezer at Dierberg's. We had to wait over an hour for the food, however we were given complimentary wine and cheese bread. Also, a free slice of cheesecake. The service was second to none, (except for a loud little waiter adjacent to our table), but the check was too much for lackluster entrees. It's a cool spot, but heed the title of this post."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The food is incredible, it just takes a while to arrive."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "service was great- both knowledgeable and attentive. So was host and hostess. Less salt and butter would help. Quality of food though was excellent."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We have loved living in St. Louis and enjoying Kemoll's and its rich history for many years. There is a standard of quality and excellence incorporated into every meal, no matter what the occasion. We have thoroughly enjoyed this current location, with its lovely ambience and beautiful view of the riverfront and Arch. It's definitely a special occasion type of place for us. Service is impeccable every time and one can tell that this is a priority for the restaurant. Food is amazing, with consistent high quality and reasonable portions. I highly recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I took my mom here while on vacation the service was nice when I call I was informed I had to have a reservation however the people ahead of us and behind us didn't have one. I order Crab cakes they were delicious mom had salad it was good. our entree took 30min to arrive and was not hot just mildly warm my chicken Parmesan Tomato sauce tasted like it was from a can. While eatting we watched as a table was cleared under the table clothes were the roughest looking tables and on our table to could feel the table was messed upended the cloth. For 120.00 I expected better food and better decor but the Veiw is amazing"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "What a disappointment for what was once an outstanding Italian restaurant. Chairs were broken, service was slow (lost orders) and disorganized, food was average; veal was tough, oil pooled around pasta dishes, appetizers were burnt (ravolio) and over cooked (artichokes). $500 dollars for the worse Italian meal we have had in any city."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I have been to this restaurant 3 times now. Each visit has been special. The last one was for my sons birthday. I mentioned that on my reservation request. At the end of dinner they brought out a piece of chocolate cake with a candle. It was very nice of them to do this without me saying a thing to them. The food is always great. You also get enough to take home for dinner for the next night."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "My wife and I tried Kemoll's for our 36th anniversary on the recommendation of a friend. We had a very pleasant experience. The food, view, wine, and service were all wonderful."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "I found the ambiance to be excellent, the service impecable but the food to be average with the price dictating a much higher quality menu and experience. Have been eating there for years and this was one of my most dissapointing experiences."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "After being long time customers, we won't be back. 2nd time we have requested specific view and didn't get it due to a function. If we had been notified (we made reservation via email) we would have gone a different day. Food was very good but service was terrible. Dirty dishes sat on our table for 15 minutes and we finally had to request that they be moved. Waiter complained about change in menu and was less than attentive. We poured our own wine, a pain with a party of 4, and watched our bus-girl wonder in and out of the small room without ever doing anything. There are too many other wonderful restaurants in St Louis that have great food and service. Even with a discount, Kemoll's is no longer worth it."
    Dined on 7/12/2014