Kreis' Restaurant
Kreis' Restaurant

Kreis' Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://kreisrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (314) 993-0735
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Green
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private and group dining available from 10-70 guests. Please call for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Anzeiger
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: After 7:00pm additional parking available at The Fur Center and The Safe Deposit, adjacent parking lots. Residential street parking not advised.
A word from Kreis' Restaurant
Kreis' has been a St. Louis favorite for over 60 years. Famous for our world renowned Prime Rib.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Kreis' Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
78 reviews since July 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (54)neighborhood gem (44)fit for foodies (23)romantic (17)good for groups (17)notable wine list (6)vibrant bar scene (5)hot spot (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Not so "Open" table reception
    52weeksVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Good meat and greet place, in that if you like steaks, loud noise and business deals being made with, this is your place. Great for clients, not so great for a date IMO. One weird thing is they acted like our Open Table reservation was some "exception" to their process and made a big deal in a negative way that we actually got a reservation. Then put us in the worst table in the place, 3 feet from the swinging kitchen doors and staff coming back and forth every 3 seconds. I have been to Kreis's a lot and it is a great place for client entertaining, just not so great this night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonerful old school steak house !
    breview
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Kreis' is routinely filled with locals who appreciate the wood paneled ambiance, white table cloths, and waiters in tuxedos. Great Prime Rib ! A great spot to bring out of town business guests.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable
    Daniel
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Think the steak is either the best in town or certainly among the best! Our German visitor thought the German potato pancakes were great after telling us that potato pancakes were not something he really liked. And the strudel...delicious!!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Kreis' Restaurant
    luvmysteak
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    This is one of my favorite places for prime rib. My whole family (5) loves to go there and we do as often as we can. They are always so welcoming there and we all feel right at home. Two of us had the Filet and both of them raved about how flavorful and tender it was.We'' be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The food here was great !! Loves this peaceful atmosphere with my husband !
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best steaks in STL
    MarkVIP
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    This is our go to restaurant now for steaks. We've been in this area for 25 years and would eat at Kreis' restaurant about once a year. We have rediscovered it and believe it is one of the best steaks in St. Louis. We now go about once or twice a month. Better than our old stand by, Il Belago. Better than Charcoal House and Citizen Kane's. If you love rack of lamb as much as I do, try their lamb chops. hmmm. hmmm.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • donnaVIP
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Forget about Ruth Chris's or Morton's, if you want the best steak in town here is where you will get it. Get there early before your reservation so you can enjoy the cheese at the bar. Don't forget to make a reservation. We were there on Thursday and the place was packed! Wonder why?? Food is exceptional.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Here's the beef
    scholarwarrior
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Had an excellent tomato salad and shrimp cocktail. The Sirloin was perhaps the best I've ever eaten. The prime rib was excellent too. The sides and sauces weren't quite on par with the mains/appetizers. For our group the queen cut prime rib was too small and the king cut too big -- perhaps a princely cut between might be just right. Service was first rate.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great night
    Ferrari
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Had a small family reunion dinner. The food was great prime rib, steaks and seafood. The wine list was very good with many wines to chose from.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spectacular Steaks and Prime Rib
    susiejc
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We love this place for special occasions or just to go out and have a nice dinner with great service and wonderful charm where decorum in dress and behavior is appreciated and the food is always fit for someone who enjoys great meals. My husband asked for and extra cut thick strip steak and it was done perfectly, now this was 24oz of a purely juicy steak. Chef did not have to butterfly the steak and did a great job with my prime rib. Appetizers, salads, sides are great and your entrée comes with a side. Wine was perfect and our server, Kirk, has been a favorite for a long time. It is our favorite and our go to place to take people from out of town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best prime rib in STL!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Kreis' prime rib is classic. Can only attempt 1X per year without a note from your cardiologist, but it is a special treat.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good!
    Julie
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Kreis' has been one of our favorite places for over 20 years. The food is always good and the service is exceptional. They serve the best prime rib in the area.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Anniversary Dinner
    Wittenbergster
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Great food. Awesome cheesecake. Delightful service. Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good as ever
    ldgaffVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    we go to Kreis's 3 or 4 times a year and always have good food and good service. Its not a cheap place but its worth it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BobWVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Classic locally owned steakhouse. Waiters have been there forever and are very good. Every item on the menu is time tested and very well executed. Atmosphere is unchanging over the years, and just right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We had a wonderful meal and experience at Kreis'. Kirk was a great waiter. Will be back soon.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    One of the best restaurants in St Louis. Incredible food and service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best steak and Prime rib house
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Kreis consistently delivers top quality meat and food. You can spend way more at 801 or Mortons but receive similar quality food
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    NanoVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The service was very slow to start. Once we finally got our order taken everything was fine. The waiter had too many tables that needed his attention before he could get to us and take our order. the other waiter in the room had nothing to do. The food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service
    David
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Kreis' is a classic, and we always seek out its festive atmosphere and fine food for a special occasion. Our service was wonderful. Very attentive, always within a glance when we needed something. Wonderful meal!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Prime Rib!
    johnnyz
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This was a great location for a business dinner. Classic service with delicious food. Can't wait to go back next time I'm in St. Louis.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Superb Steaks
    skaetsttam
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This restaurant is a long time gem in the St Louis area. They have never lost their their touch in providing superb food (especially prime rib & steaks) & service. When anyone asks me from out of town where to go for a steakhouse I never hesitate to recommend Kreis' Restaurant. Take my advice, you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing special
    Here4thefood
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This was our first time at Kreis. The crab cake was average. Prime rib was very good. Waiter seemed disinterested and did nothing to add to the experience. There was music playing too loudly and it was big band type music from the 50's. Overall disappointed based on expectations.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Birthday Celebration Favorite
    FamilyFav
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The food is good, the service exceptional. We have never had a bad experience here. It is a family favorite.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Extraordinary Steak
    MarkVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    My wife and I split the Cowboy rib eye with a side of shrooms. Cooked perfectly. It was one of the best steaks I have had in St. Louis. Even though we split it, we have about a third of it left. Huge steak and very, very tasty.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Been eating at Kreis for 38 years
    CSUFDanman
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I have enjoyed eating at Kreis since I moved to St. Louis. The quality of their food is always consistent. If you have never been there, you must give it try and believe me you will go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Continues to be a Favorite
    susiejc
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We love Kreis' Restaurant. It is one of our favorite place to dine and the food and service is always spot on. We had Kirk and he is just the best server they have. My husband ordered the large fillet and it was cooked perfectly with a little Vienna sauce on the side. I ordered the prime rib and of course it never disappoints. We started with the garlic shrimp and the ravioli and they were both wonderful. The shrimp sauce was juicy and not overly garlicky. A nice bottle of wine topped off a wonderful birthday day. They never disappoint on quality of food or service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A bit off
    ldgaffVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    My wife and I have eaten at Kreis's many times over the years with nary a hiccup. However, in our latest visit my wife's entree was not up to par. She usually get halibut and it historically is excellent,. Tonights version was no where close. It looked and tasted more like something you would get at a casual restaurant rather than a fine dining place. I would have sent it back but my wife didn't want to. My steak special as well as everything else we had were in thye usual Kreis's quality. Probably won't get halibut again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always, great steak!
    LBStLouisVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Steaks here are always the way to go. Very busy for a Wednesday night. Service is very good but not warm and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • donnaVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Steaks are the best here. I know they are really known for their prime rib but we go for their great steaks and wonderful service. We are never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 48 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 191 reviews are from the Kreis' Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Nice place!
    Rock
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We enjoyed the food and the service. The prime rib was very good. We enjoyed drinks before and after dinner. Our waiter did a fine job. This is not a cheap place to eat but we like it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • really good
    mark
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    really good steaks. i have been to Kreis's 4 or 5 times. every time was good. steaks are the specialty. I had a 32 OZ cowboy ribeye that was as good as i have had in STL. Steak prices are very reasonable for the quality. Apps, sides, salads are more reasonable than other high end steakhouses. dinning room is a little crowded but ok.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kreis', delicious as always.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Food was great and the service was exceptional. Only disappointment was Pat, the Maître d' and a very nice man, was on vacation. Glad to see they replaced the flooring as the old tiles were very slippery. Nice evening!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GussieT
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    If someone is looking for a restaurant recommendation, Kreis should be the first suggestion. Cost an extra buck, but well worth it and they'll leave wanting to come back. Great Food, Great Service!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • donnaVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The food is always beyond what we expect. It is one of our favorite places. You can not find a better steak anywhere. We had Kirk last night and he was super. He anticipated all our needs and service was excellent. (But don't say anything you don't want him to hear he has some great hearing. I didn't even have to tell him what wine I wanted he heard me tell my husband and....there it was!) Love this place
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 3Guys
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Classic "old school" meat-and-potatoes longstanding favorite with German influences. Setting offers upscale tavern appeal with experienced staff, great cocktails, and high quality food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Wife's favorite spot
    GreatfulDiner
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We tend to go to Kreis' for special occasions. They have never disappointed us. The service was impeccable. The waiters and staff were there always at the right time. It was a well choreographed dinner. My wife and I both had steaks. She had a strip with blue cheese on top, while I had a filet with a burgundy-mushroom reduction. Both steaks were cooked to order and they were tender and tasty. I would highly recommend a trip to Kreis'.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food/Average Service
    CandKinSTL
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Our second time to Kreis' and still left wondering if we will ever leave with a great overall experience. It is certainly a hidden gem off 67; however, slight missteps with the service have been costly in our opinion to a restaurant that could be great. I will keep this short by saying, love the scallops. Hands down, best my wife and I have EVER had. My wife's Sliced Tenderloin Oscar was served lukewarm and ruined would should have been a great meal. Our biggest complaint is the service. Jerry, who tried to make an effort at the end, was just not very warm; in fact, came across as a bit snobbish. It was our anniversary, and we clearly stated it at the start of dinner. It was a special occasion which unfortunately fell flat.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eating Out with Eota
    Eota4dinner
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    The reaturant did what I asked, to have a table that was removed from the main stream as it was after a corporate meeting and we all wanted to be able to talk and visit. The food was excellent and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal and would love to come back next year. The roast beef, steak and veal parmesgan were cooked perfectly as well as everything else we ate. Delicious Key Lime pie! We had a very nice waiter the service was wonderful, Thank you for taking care of us .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Go here for wonderful prime rib and steaks, even the seafood and sides are excellent. Be prepared for an old world look and dated atmosphere, but the food really shines
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.