Vin de Set
Vin de Set

Vin de Set

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vindeset.com/
  • Phone: (314) 241-8989
  • Hours of Operation:
    Kitchen: Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 9:00pm, Friday: 11:00am-12:00am Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday: 2:00pm-6:00 , Saturday late night appetizer specials from 10:00pm-close Sunday: Industry night

    Bars stay open later

    Closed Mondays
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Provencal, French
  • Executive Chef: Ryan Buettner
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: For parties of 9 to 20 guests, we have a semi private wine loft overlooking our elegant bar area and a rooftop sky deck. Executive Chef, Ryan Buettner can create a menu according to your taste! This is the Chef's Tasting menu for $59.95 per person. We also feature a 3 or 4 course Prix Fixe menu for this area. Please call 314-241-8989 for more information regarding the Wine Loft for up to 20 guests, For information regarding larger parties, please contact Moulin Events and Meetings at 314-241-4949.
  • Private Party Facilities: Rehearsal dinners, Corporate events, wedding receptions, and social events hosted. Groups as intimate as 10 or as grand as 750. All rooms, menus and service is customized for our guests. All spaces can be equipped with AV and sound systems upon request. Contact Ann Jones for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Ann Jones 3142414949x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mississippi
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample complimentary parking available. Valet parking is also offered Friday and Saturday evenings. There are two private lots - one behind and one adjacent to the building. Street parking is also available.
A word from Vin de Set
An upscale, casual bistro with many dining areas; one with a beautiful fireplace & a lively year-round outdoor terrace featuring approachable, Southern French cuisine.Outdoor seating is not guaranteed at the time of your reservation. The name Vin de Set comes from the phonetic spelling of the French number 2017, the address on Chouteau Avenue. Situated on the roof of a national historic landmark just minutes from downtown St. Louis, Vin de Set offers an expansive open-air deck for dining and outdoor bar, indoor dining rooms and a breathtaking indoor bar. The design is inspired by 19th century architecture which features vaulted ceilings, exposed brick and towering arched windows with panoramic views of the arch, Union Station and downtown St. Louis. The marriage of the existing structure, modern finishes, seasonal classic cuisine of southern France which creates a distinctive atmosphere & culinary experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Vin de Set reviews from OpenTable diners
194 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (145)scenic view (108)special occasion (106)fit for foodies (104)romantic (103)neighborhood gem (75)notable wine list (51)good for groups (42)great for brunch (27)great for lunch (23)hot spot (22)late-night find (14)vibrant bar scene (6)kid-friendly (5)Show More
  • This is not a French restaurant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    It desperately wants to be French with its wall art but the food proves the opposite. Even the name is ridiculously not French at all. I was looking forward to a good " steak bearnaise" but the sauce was anything but bearnaise.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great spot for a romantic night/special occasion
    RollBills
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Affordable special occasion with your significant other.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice surprise
    momonomama
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    My husband (chef) & I were pleasantly surprised when we dined at Vin de Set on Sunday night. There are only a handful of restaurants open on Sundays, especially nice ones are hard to find. However Vin de Set was open with nice selection of menu, romantic atmosphere and good service. The server, Charlie, was friendly yet very polite. The anmbience was nice with high ceiling. We enjoyed it very much and will definetly will come back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So so
    Not4me
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Much too noisy for a quiet dinner. It was our 53rd wedding anniversary and our dinner consisted of listening to a loud woman cackle during our whole meal. Only a few tables were occupied. Great venue. Servers were excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • excellent experience for all
    tpmash28
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Our first wedding anniversary was made excellent by the restaurant's staff and food. We will totally suggest the restaurant to all of our friends and familys. Thanks
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great evening
    ccmo
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    With the weather being so beautiful, my husband and I decided to go to Vin de Set to sit on their great deck for dinner. We had a great server, delicious appetizer (Spicy Crab Beignets) and great dinner. This restaurant is always consistent. We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tuesday Evening before the Sheldon
    Sheldondate
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Very slow evening, service was very good to excellent, appetizer (Scallops) were excellent, Main entree, average (rib eye steak was way too peppery) desert (cheese cake) excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Vin de Set is a favorite of ours
    Jerri
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Vin de Set continues to be one of our favorite restaurants! The food is always outstanding and so is the service. Jerri
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing brunch as always
    Miranda
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Vin de Set is our go-to spot when 1) recommending brunch to others, and 2) treating others out to brunch. We know the food will ALWAYS be excellent no matter what is on the buffet menu, and we know we can always count on outstanding service. Our visit this past Sunday had both the amazing food and excellent service. Thank you for making Sunday brunch here an experience we can always count on!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Wonderful evening; food was excellent, staff was incredibly friendly and accomodating. One of our favorite restaurants!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of my St. Louis favorites
    KrisP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It was an incredibly romantic night being the only ones sitting outside the entire evening. The heaters worked perfectly. There is something about dining outside on a rooftop that adds to the entire experience. The food was amazing. My date and I couldn't decide between the crab beignets and the scallops for an appetizer. So we went with the more interesting unchartered territory...the beignets. TO DIE FOR!! But to our surprise our waiter brought out a complimentary order of the scallops for us. It just further made the night that much more special (and they were yummy too - but I'd sti go with the beignets).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding evening
    YummyFoodVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My husband and I dined at Vin de Set this weekend and it deserves all the kudos it receives. The fish special of the evening, oyster fish, was prepared to perfection. Our server, Keith, was professional and attentive, but not intrusive. Wines were properly chilled, one of the hallmarks of fine dining. One of our favorite STL restaurants. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Evening with friends
    Mike
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Vin de Set is known for a great view and amazing brunch. For lunch I recommend the Croque Monsieur sandwich and the crepes are amazing. They have an excellent wine list. For October they were selling an amazing red wine with proceeds going to breast cancer research. Well done!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, great service!
    Jake
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We went here for our seventeenth wedding anniversary on the recommendation of a friend and found it to be a romantic setting without being too stuffy. The food was excellent, we are normally bar & grill type dinners this was a good departure from our normal fair. Our waiter Ryan helped us choose a great bottle of wine & answered all of our questions about the meals. Our waiter asked if we where there for a special occasion and surprised us with complementary champaign. I highly recommend Vin De Set for a romantic night out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice view but...
    JR747VIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Have dined here several times. Each time with a party of four and each time requested a table along the rail with the best view. Have never come close to getting a seat there even when it's not busy. It seems like there are only seats for two along the rail. Still, the food and service are great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Very good food and outstanding service. What more can be said. I'll say it again: Very good food and outstanding service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • overpriced for the quality
    headchef
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Service and ambiance were very good. For the price the food was average at best. The best option is the prefix menu. Although the menu items are more limited it is certainly a better value. If one isn't worried about price, this is a very good place for a special occasion dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Isn't it romantic!
    dine2day
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We celebrated our 48th wedding anniversary at Vin De Setand had a most enjoyable experience. It was the first time we have been to this restaurant and found it extraordinary. The service was excellent as everyone was so friendly and accommodating. The food was exceptional and very tasty. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent meal
    Larry
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    My wife and I went down on a Wednesday night. Did the specials in the outdoor rooftop bar...$6 wine and half price appetizers. The trout and the scallops had unique accompaniments. The bar staff was very friendly. Our table was right along the fence looking east toward the Arch. My wife had the sea bass (cooked perfectly) and I had the special (walleye). Her's was better but mine was still very good. We would go again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Salmon Crepes
    SalmonCrepes4Ever
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The salmon crepes were literally the best thing I have ever eaten. I would not recommend the red pepper soup... but I'm sure it's simply a matter of preference. Our waitress did offer to replace the soup with salads, which was very nice of her. It was also a bit windy, but of course that's no one's fault. Just make sure you bring a jacket, just in case!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Paris in the Lou
    Linda
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I love everything about this (my favorite) restaurant. It engages me on every level. I love being on the rooftop and just entering that space thrills me. It's like Paris in St. Louis.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Perhaps the best outdoor dining in the StL region. Excellent food and service in a beautiful, distinctive setting. A consistently reliable winner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • would not recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    we were rushed to order and then waited 45 minutes for the food to arrive, dry and over cooked
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Very unique nice variety of food choices , very nice outdoor dining
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    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dine with the Stars!
    Chuck
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    As night falls over the St. Louis skyline, offer a toast from the 3rd floor rooftop dining room of Vin de Set where the service is friendly and impeccable, the food delicious, and the setting magical. This is a special place for anyone who loves al fresco dining...with a little altitude.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunday Brunch Buffet
    ImpressedVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    First time visit Sunday brunch buffet was awesome. House made sausage and biscuits and gravy were favorites and the eggs Benedict was to die for, still doubt know how they kept the eggs perfect in shafing dish. Service was great and mimosa included was a nice touch. Can't wait to return for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely B-day dinner
    Imakerez
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Beautiful evening for rooftop dining. Superb service & you MUST try the French 75 cocktail..wonderful! Our appetizers were great. We each ordered 1 of the 2 specials offered; Prime rib & the Hake. My husband thought it was the best Prime rib he'd ever had. My hake was perfectly cooked, but it came on a bed of gnocchi that were tasteless & like paste...it made the whole dish unappealing. I would definitely go back, but not order anything with gnocchi:)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The setting is great. Food quality could be better for price you're paying. Service was pretty good. Best for appetizers, small plates and drinks.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambiance, food was meh
    Circlegirl
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The potato croquettes were bland and both of our steaks were tough (he had the ribeye, I had the petite filets). Fries were soggy and cold. I was so excited for my first experience here, and left disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always love this place
    LittleJohn2
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This is one of my favorite places in St. Louis. Great view - Very metro feel. Service is great and food is always very good, but I was disappointed in the fish I ordered. It was their special that night and the variety was something I had never heard of before so I thought I would try it. It turned out to be very soft - too mushy for me. My husband had the Chilean Sea Bass - excellent. The other thing I like about Vinde Set is that the menu is varied. There is usually something on it that I have not had before. It was our anniversary and staff was wonderful. They gave us a free dessert and a card signed by the wait staff. Very nice. It will continue to be one of my favorite places.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Loved the restaurant. We had a great waiter that made the evening fun also. I would highly recommend to everyone! Loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • St Louis Gem
    StevieT
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We always have a wonderful experience at Vin de Set. The ambiance, service, and food are always top notch. This is definitely our "go-to" restaurant for special occasions. When the weather is warm and the sky is clear you can't beat their roof-top dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food
    Murray
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    A nice brunch with a wide variety yet not so overwhelming that it becomes unpleasant. Nice shaded patio. Love that a mimosa is included - that was a happy surprise.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great experience
    yuppiediner
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    pro: seated on time, excellent service, and beautiful view (rooftop dining). con: drinks were overpriced. food was very solid but nothing memorable (I had one of the fish selections, on the recommendation that this was a top seafood spot).
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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  • Perfect Evening
    AnnC
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Loved the wine, sea bass, company, service and view. Thanks for making my bday so special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great
    theWaiter
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great as always ,forgot my credit card at the restaurant, they called me before i knew i left it.which is another reason to have a reservation
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sept 6
    regulardiner
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Specials were outstanding. I had pork bellies appetizer and lamb chops.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience.
    Mike
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Our waitor was Charles and he was an excellent help to my girlfriend because she had never been to a French restaurant or even knew what the menu said. He was also very personable and friendly. On top of that the food was excellent.! I will definitely be returning in the near future!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorites
    ourpl8
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We have been visiting Vin de Set for years and always enjoy our meal and atmosphere. Our Marine son was engaged here, our other son had his first date with his fiancé here!! It is our place for special occasions and for my husband and I to enjoy. The wait staff was excellent!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time, execution needs work
    DougFoodRants
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a reservation but ended up in one of a few booths in the bar.Ambiance was bar like,not fine dining.Overall the food was good, but the chef’s spotty execution needs work.I think we came on “no salt night” because on my dishes I needed to add salt.The onion soup was very good with a dark broth,but it was really sweet and needed salt.The Potato & Gruyere Croquettes were cooked well,crunchy and smooth inside,but again they needed salt and the Gruyere was not detectable.I had some of my wife’s mixed green salad and it was very well made.For my entree,I ordered the Grilled Petite Filets with the Brandy peppercorn sauce.My dish was over cooked and needed to be remade,which they quickly did.Ran out of room,so the rest will be on urban spoon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate