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Truffles - St. Louis
Truffles - St. Louis

Truffles - St. Louis Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.todayattruffles.com
  • Phone: (314) 567-9100
  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, American
  • Executive Chef: Brandon Benack
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: For your special occasions or business functions, reserve the Hat's room, the private dining room seating up to 20 guests. Truffles will create a menu to fit your needs & budget.
  • Private Party Contact: Aleksandar Jovanovic (314) 567-9100
  • Entertainment: Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9PM to 1AM live music at the bar.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Price Road
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Truffles - St. Louis
"Truffles has always managed that elusive balance of refinement and relaxed casualness...” Sauce, 8/2011

“This is a top-tier eatery. The kitchen is reinvigorated and inventive…” STL Magazine, 5/2011.

Truffles strives to produce a menu that easily fuses rustic and contemporary American cooking. With simplicity and seasonality as our guide, house-made specialties such as pasta and salumi are prepared fresh every day and are complemented by choice selections of locally sourced and raised meats, seafood and inventive sides. The Truffles menu begins in the fields, rivers and farms of the Midwest and our award-winning wine list features wines from every corner of the earth. We bring the best flavors of the season direct to your plate.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Lunch was served with a casual professionalism. The truffles/mushroom dish was outstanding as should be expected."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Wonderful for lunch with friends or a business lunch. Great food and atmosphere"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "We were looking for a place for our anniversary and decided to try truffles based on reviews. It did not disappoint! The menu want huge which was pretty nice. I feel like their menu may be seasonal, but I am not sure...regardless the staff was friendly and knowledgeable and the food was top notch. Def worth trying! If you know your wines it is also a must because the wine list was a book!!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Great everything, including the wine list and bar."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Finally opted for Chef's tasting with the wine pairing. It was one of the most memorable dining experiences in Saint Louis. Top notch ingredients and some really interesting and unique wines. This restaurant would hold it's own in New York, Chicago or Paris for that matter! Impressive."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "With its pretty interior and spacious dining areas, Truffles provides a great place for a chatty lunch with a group of friends or a more intimate tete-a-tete. The service was good yet unobtrusive. The food was tasty; our group enjoyed the trout, the chicken wrap, and the house salad with grilled chicken. We would definitely return to this convenient and quiet restaurant."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "The food is amazing and the wine list simply ridiculous! But the thing that surprised me the most had to be the prices. It is actually reasonable for the top notch quality you get. Next time we'll go for Chef's tasting and wine pairing. Folks next to us seemed to have a blast with it."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "One of the best places for fine dining in St. Louis. The service is fantastic."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We enjoyed our dinner at Truffles. The dover sole was outstanding and the pasta special was also excellent!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food is excellent and at times, even innovative. But the thing that truly impresses every time is the service. Always on time, always there when you need them. From the moment you enter until you leave, there is a constant acknowledgment and what seems to be a genuine care. for your experience. Even when small mistakes were made, the attention and the correction was timely and impressive. Try the hanger steak or a trout and don't forget to browse through that "bible" of a book they call wine list. Nothing comes close in the city."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "This restaurant keeps getting better and keeps reinventing itself. I think that the menu got less expensive as well. It's really worth checking out. The combination of quality and value is astounding. Five stars across the board!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "The food and service have always been excellent each time we have eaten there. We usually have the prix fixe with wine and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This was always one of our favorites. Lately, the food has been extra edgy and exciting. We had an outstanding cured salmon with dollops of dill/lemon gelee that was served on a pink Himalayan salt block! Amazing! Pretty sure no one else in Saint Louis is doing this. I wish all the items were served like that, it was that good. The hanger steak was one of the best I've ever had and the Dover Sole my friend ordered was classic and exceptional, with the table carving/presentation and all. Some great things are happening here, can't wait to come back for more."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The only reason why I gave four stars instead of five for ambience is because I was cold. I typically run cold in restaurants, so this is not uncommon, but I did think the a/c was a little too aggressive."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Went to Truffles for our anniversary dinner and brought our 3 teenage kids along! There was something for everyone on the menu. Food was outstanding and service excellent. My husband even brought his own food ( he's on a special diet) and they heated it up for him and brought it out with the rest of ours. Very understanding and non judgemental. Would definitely return. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Wasn't busy because of the holiday weekend ... BUT everything was 100% amazing from the moment we walked in. Had a great table and the best waiter, Chris. His partner Demo was great as well. We shared the mushroom risotto w/truffle oil to start. Bliss!!!!! Soft shell crab season -- upon Chris's recommendation I gave this a try. Truly did not disappoint. Looking forward to my next visit to STL and I'll definitely be back to Truffles. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The service was fantastic. an The food was very good, there was much creativity in the food preparation. It had been a few years since we were there, and we will be back soon. I would lighly recommend for any special occasion."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "As great, consistent and innovative of a menu as they come, especially for Saint Louis area. Easily the best wine list I have ever seen in Missouri and better than some of the top restaurants in New York or Chicago, as well. Attentive staff, great bar atmosphere and yet somehow there is always a room even if late for making a reservation. The best kept secret in STL. From sheer selfish reasons, we hope it stays that way."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "The quality of the food and the preparation were outstanding. The others at our table commented on how tasty the food was. My husband had the Dover sole and said it was the best fish he's ever eaten. The wine is always a decent pour for the price (my favorite is the white burgundy). Casual, friendly ambiance in the bar with just the right upscale approach in the dining room. It is pricey but worth it. There were a few times when I felt that our waiter was MIA but just went it seemed he wasn't being attentive enough, he would show up. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Celebrated a 85th birthday here and had a wonderful experience. The Steak Tartar was excellent. Enjoyed the burger, duck and ravoli as well. Excellent wine list. Only reason we did not give the place 5 stars is due the price they charged for a very small tuna salad...26 bucks for a extremely small portion of both lettuce and tuna. Stick to the menu or you might get screwed."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "I had not dined at Truffles for years, but used to be a regular when it first opened. I remember eating the Dover Sole years ago and was excited to eat it once again, although it is expensive. The Dover Sole wasn't quite as good as I remembered, but it was still quite satisfying. I started with the Caesar Salad, which wasn't all that great. My other dining companions had the Almond Crusted Trout and the New Orleans BBQ shrimp, which I believe they both enjoyed. For dessert we had the Bananas Foster and it was divine. The dining room was a bit empty for 8pm on a Friday night, but the bar was certainly hopping. I'm sure I'll be back to Truffles at some point in the future."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "always great, always something new, the new steak on the menu was fantastic"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Food excellent, service excellent. Had a wonderful evening. Especially enjoyed the duck and dover sole"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a great meal for my mom's birthday. Her filet was cooked perfectly and my scallops were out of this world. The biggest surprise was the house salad while the BBQ shrimp reminded me of the best examples from New Orleans. Service is always top notch and staff is super friendly. Great job, Truffles."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Picked this restaurant randomly due to open table reviews. What a gem! I will be back on my next trip!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Great service, amazing food, best wine list I've seen in a long time. I initially came to Truffles for a business meeting/presentation and it was so well done I came back for a special occasion and wasn't dissapointed."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "We had the hamburger--excellent --a mile high with the bun; the duck which was superb, raves only; the dinner salad was dressed just right with a tasty but light dressing; the trout with crab was fine, but swimming in too much butter for my taste. I found it so rich I could only eat a few bites. The bananas foster for dessert was wonderful, but had a bit too much brandy or whatever alcohol is added. The prices are quite high so it's basically a special occasion place. The waiter was wonderful."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Returning to truffles is like coming back home. The staff gives a warm welcome. Duke makes an awesome drink and the food is terrific. Best duck in town. Excellent burgers. Crayfish wedge is a good bet. French fries are killer. Amazing wine list. Knowledgeable wait staff. All around memorable experience."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "All of the food was excellent, but our favorite was the roasted duck. I was the best duck we ever had. It was tender with great crisped skin. The marrow bone appetizer was huge and expertly prepared. Our waiter was knowledgeable, attentive and brought the whole dining experience up a level. I am sure Truffles and the customers will miss him when he leaves for graduate school in the fall. This is definitely a restaurant we will be going back to."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Truffles never disappoints. Our evening was just about perfect, from great bar atmosphere before and after our dinner to very attentive and knowledgeable server and lovely supporting staff. The best duck ever and some unbelievable Japanese beef off of the special menu for the evening. We are coming back for more. Great experience!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "My husband and I were celebrating a special occasion. While the menu prices are much higher than what we would normally spend, we were very impressed with the food. The roasted bone marrow lived up to it's impeccable reputation, my husband loved the tuna tartare, and we both were very pleased with their specialty... Their in-house aged str steak. The wine list was very impressive, as was the knowledge of our server, Chris. A definite must for St. Louisians looking for fine dining, and a great place to impress visitors. (We also appreciated that the dress code is casual!)"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I went to Truffles for a nice dinner and to try something new and it was really nice! The service was wonderful and the setting was nice, quiet, and romantic. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting to get out and have a nice romantic dinner or a nice grown-up dinner. I would not recommend taking children there. The food was good for the most part although there were a couple of items that were not the best I've ever had but good."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We decided to celebrate our anniversary at Truffles this year and we are very glad that we did! We were greeted at the table with Champaign to toast our special night. Our server was knowable and attentive. The Sommelier picked us a great bottle of wine that didn’t break the bank. We ordered the Dover Sole and Smoked Duck and both were amazing! Thank you Truffles we will be back soon!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Service was excellent. Food was all well done; however, it was promoted by waiter as "best you'll ever have" which set expectations higher than what was delivered. Well prepared, nice presentation, tasty selections but not so memorable as to say it was the "best ever." Well worth the price though and we'll happily return."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "Always great, Valentines Dinner was a mess with too many reservations, waited 1.5 hours past our reservation time. Should have been more prepared, but understandable. Still one of our favorites."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The chicken dish was outstanding as well as the barbeque ribs that were falling off the bone. We were greeted with a glass of champagne for our anniversary and given delicious house made chocolate truffles at the end. Overall, the service was excellent and attentive despite the busy night. We'll be back"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Really enjoyed the bar atmosphere prior to our meal. Dining room was perfectly lit with a nice jazz music playing in the background. Our meal was timely and delicious. Trout is amazing and the beef tartar is easily the best in Saint Louis. Our other favorites include a house salad and the risotto with usually available freshly shaved truffles. Super Tasty! This restaurant continues to impress and we are surprised that there is no line at the door, although some Friday and Saturday nights it is hard to get in. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Our waiter ignored us. The diners next to us were receiving excellent service--they must have been very important our table surmised....we were obviously not very important. The other couple and my husband and I have eaten at Truffles several times, but we all agreed, never again"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "we went friday night with friends. While the service was fine, two of the four dinners (dover sole and something else (see not even memorbale)) were lame and had little flavor. The salad was suppossed to have goat cheese on it but only had trace amounts smeared on the bottom of the plate- very odd. We told the waitress who gave the customary "we'll let them know" which means do nothing / whatever. Check was almost $400- at least $300 more than it was worth. Won't go back- very dissapointed."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Truffles is a neighborhood restaurant with exceptional food and wonderful ambience. Great for lunch with all the special touches."
    Dined on 2/12/2014