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About Bristol Seafood Grill - Creve Coeur

With an indulgent menu focused on superior quality seafood, Bristol Seafood Grill crafts its dishes with exacting standards & pampers its guests in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring a generous cellar selection, an oyster bar & creative cuisine, Bristol delivers culinary excellence at a surprising value. Open for weekday lunch, dinner & Sunday Brunch.

11801 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Cross Street:
New Ballas Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 567-0272

Website:
http://www.bristolseafoodgrill.com/home.aspx?location_id=87

Catering:
Please call for details.

Executive Chef:
Matt Rock

Private Party Facilities:
Bristol Seafood Grill is the perfect setting for your banquet, wedding rehearsal dinner, private party, business lunch or any other special occasion that demands an excellent meal and elegant setting. We offer versatile accommodations and a wide selection of menu choices for any size gathering.

Private Party Contact:
Diane Marino: (314) 567-0272

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy hour food and drink specials: Sunday - Friday | 4:00pm - 7:00pm | Available at the bar only.

Bristol Seafood Grill - Creve Coeur Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

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Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (108)
Good for Anniversaries (77)
Good for a Date (76)
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Good for Birthdays (70)
Business Meals (70)
Romantic (68)
Great for Brunch (46)
Great for Lunch (46)
Good for Groups (45)
Quiet Conversation (44)
Cozy (42)
Notable Wine List (36)
Creative Cuisine (35)
Fit for Foodies (35)
Sunday Lunch (33)
Casual (29)
Happy Hour (28)
Worth the Drive (26)
Bar Seating (25)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Healthy (18)
Pre/post Theatre (18)
Seasonal (17)
Authentic (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Local Ingredients (14)
Fun (13)
Tasting Menu (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
People Watching (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Spicy (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 2 days ago

Delicious brunch!

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 (Nashville)·Dined 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I went to Bristol after several recommendations. We had high hopes, especially after the appetizers and the salad. The bruschetta is fantastic, the shrimp scampi was great and the salad was delicious. I ordered the King Crab Legs, which I thoroughly enjoyed. My sides were the cauliflower and parmesan roasted potatoes and they were great, too.

Where things went south was with my boyfriend's meal. He ordered the 6oz filet, cooked medium and the lobster tail with mashed potatoes as his side. When they delivered his meal, they brought the lobster tail and potatoes and asked if we needed anything else. We pointed out that we were missing a filet. One was delivered fairly quickly, but when he cut into it, it was definitely rare. When I asked how his potatoes were he said they were cold. He tends to be pickier than me so I tasted them, thinking they would probably be mildly warm. They were actually cold, like they had not been under the heat lamp or wherever they keep them before they're delivered to the table. So when our waiter came back we told him about the steak and the potatoes. He took them away and said he would get the problems fixed. They brought new potatoes, which were hot, but then they re-delivered my boyfriend's steak. They had put it back on the grill and managed to char the outside some more, but still did not cook it properly, and by this time, having been taken off the grill and put back on, it was not good.

With two cocktails, our dinner came to just over $200. Had the meal been good it might have been justifiable, but with bad food it just left a bad taste in our mouth. We eat at a lot of nice steakhouses in STL and Nashville (Kayne Prime, Ruth's Chris, Jeff Ruby's, etc, with The Palm being our favorite). We both agreed the meal was not worth the price, especially with all the problems we experienced. We really wanted to like it but decided we would probably try other places instead of returning to Bristol.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 4 days ago

Simply never disappoints! Always great food and service!

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·Dined 4 days ago

food was awful, not just bad, terrible in multiple ways, was a real fan of the establishment but no longer, every meal ordered was poor quality and over price, I had meals at low end seafood restraunts with more flavor and freshness than this place, very disappointing for what could have been a lovely evening.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

Salmon was great but crab cakes not so much. They were bland and too mushy. First time the food wasn’t perfect here. Wonderful chowder and bisque and our server was very good. So we’ll be back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 17, 2018

I love this restaurant! My mother and I eat here all the time and it is always worth it. The service is very accommodating and fast. The seafood is amazing and very fresh. Try to get reservations for the brunch, it is buffet style and delicious!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Crab cakes and seafood enchiladas were terrific. Gumbo is the best in town. Attentive wait staff, reasonable prices, pleasant decor. What more could you ask for? Did I mention the biscuits? Been here many times and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

It was very nice. Everyone was so pleasant. I liked how it was set up very elegant. It was my guy friend birthday and we wanted to do something different. The waiter was nice she brought him some ice cream and cookies with a candle in it. Johnny and I will be returning.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

We had a table for 6 in a private room with a curtain. Perfect for conversation and sharing family photos as we celebrated parent’s anniversary. Sunday brunch offered something delicious for everyone’s taste. We will definitely consider Bristol’s for our next special occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Always enjoy buffet on Sunday

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The brunch is always good and the service is impeccable.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 14, 2018

My wife and I went here for a date. Excellent food and service. Portions are generous for this type of restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 14, 2018

As always, service was great and the food outstanding! Very consistent restaurant.

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

My sisters and I had a wonderful dining experience! The food was wonderful. Our waiter was very funny! He knew how to do his job and he did it well. We had a great time, thank you!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I've been to Bristol many times - always enjoyable. This time I was joined for lunch by friends visiting from Boston. We had a reservation, and were seated promptly. Our server was friendly, helpful, and efficient. We were able to have an extended conversation without ever feeling as though the wait staff was rushing us. The food was delicious, well-presented, and well-prepared. The menu is extensive, and should satisfy most customers, especially seafood lovers. Prices are commensurate with the service, food, and ambiance offered. Whether it is for a special occasion or a casual meal, I can always recommend Bristol.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Bristol’s is a favorite restaurant for my family. We visit it often and are always satisfied! The seafood is well prepared and staff is very attentive. I would confidently recommend them to anyone.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Lloyd was friendly informative and did a good job in spite of it being very busy

Tags: Special Occasion, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Austin)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We were a little concerned that the food might be bland after some of the reviews we read, but it was anything but! Ordered the 6oz steak, Ahi tuna, pretzel crusted trout & lava cake to round out the meal. All were very nicely seasoned & cooked. Only negatives were that the parking is dreadful, the meal did take a while to arrive (we were checked on regularly & given their biscuits & sweet butter). I like my green beans crisp - they were not so & the second round of biscuits (after meal arrived) were over cooked. Getting that out of the way everything else was delicious. The flavors were right on point & everyone said the restaurant made the short list & we'll all be back again.

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·Dined on January 8, 2018

Bristol's was highly recommended by a friend who's lived in St. Louis for over 30 years. My cousin and husband are visiting from California so we decided to take here there to celebrate her birthday. She wanted King crab, and she certainly got it! Her husband had scallops, and they were the best any of have ever tasted. I had the lump crab cakes which were delicious. A bottle of Pinos Gris to go along with the seafood was wonderful. We stopped at the bar to enjoy a cocktail before dinner. Bartender was great, and even made a special drink for my cousin for her birthday. I had a Sazarak...was fabulous! A must-visit bar and restaurant!

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We visited Bristol for Sunday brunch. The food was excellent. There were a lot of choices and everything was delicious. We also had very good service. The server was attentive and but intrusive. The decor could use updating, though. The fabric on the booths is worn and it's a bit dark inside.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Absolutely perfect service, ambiance, and food! I can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food is always great and the service is just as great!

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 7, 2018

When booking the reservation, I requested a private room, if one was available. My expectations were surpassed when we were seated in the private dining room for 10. Our party had a great time celebrating two birthdays and the food and service were top notch as always. Thank you!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Not a good night this time at Bristol's, probably been here over 50 times. Very up and down over the years. Bristol's reminds me of Busch Stadium, some prime seating, some outfield upper deck, a wide variation. Tonight we were right in the kitchen/service area, top row, upper deck, in right field. I bet there were not 10 minutes all night in which there were not 8-12 staff within 10 feet, plus others whizzing by. We got to watch them struggle to work (it was crowded) and argue among themselves. The three closest tables (those would be the 2nd, 3rd and 4th worst tables in the place) were empty, even though when we checked in others w/o reservations were told they were booked and to sit in the bar. Maybe they were short staffed.

Service was slow, but to be fair, our guy had other tables on the other side of the restaurant.

The swordfish came out rare to raw. Our waiter was not in sight, so after a while flagged down another to send it back, with instructions to take mine and keep it warm until the other was cooked. A manager came by and apologized, then our waiter did. Someone else brought it back 20 minutes later with a different piece of fish, 60%, maybe 70%, the size of the first one. Vegetables were cold. My fish was all chopped up and dry, maybe they cooked it again(?).

Really, unacceptable in a high end place, or what used to be. No dessert menu. They should have comped the swordfish, or at least offered a free drink or dessert, maybe all the above. Mistakes happen, make it right. That's on the manager. Overall, a terrible experience. Too many outstanding restaurants in St. Louis so it will be a while before we go back. Used to be a favorite. Wasted $140 with Bel Lago just down the street.

On the plus side, there was one, the crab cakes are the best, better than anywhere else in town.

You would think OpenTable customers would get good service, as they know the opportunity to rate them and provide a review exists. Guess not.

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

I absolutely enjoyed myself. My family and I celebrated my born day on January 2. The staff was accommodating of all of our requests. They were very pleasant and respectful. I had a photographer to snap pictures of my memories and they were accommodating.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on January 2, 2018

Was really good food. Friendly and knowedagble staff explained the menu very well. Waitress was very on top of bringing over itemsand checking on us.

Tags: Fun, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were meeting there at noon for New Year’s Day brunch. Got dressed up and got up there on time. Trouble was - they were closed due to a frozen pipe break. I get that but I wish the reservation site had a notification system if something catastrophic happens that closes the entire restaurant for the day. That was upsetting. Happy New Year!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Not sure how to rate since we didn’t eat here. We were really looking forward to New Year’s Day brunch, however their sprinkler system froze and the fire department would not let them open. They did call us 15 minutes prior to our reservation to let us know.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Bristol's Seafood Grill is terrific. The service is friendly but not cloying. They have the best variety of seafood from all over the world. I even like their side dishes which are just a little out of the ordinary and delicious. Try the Mixed Seafood Grill!! It's the BEST. You get scallops with large shrimp curved around them, a big delicious crab cake which is almost entirely crab meat. Then you have grilled salmon and asparagus plus Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. They come around with freshly baked biscuits and flavored butter. The entire dish is outstanding. And the entire restaurant is outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

The occasion was New Year's Eve with friends. We were greeted and seated promptly. We were immediately greeted by our waiter. He offered the selection of wine, beer and mixed drinks. We ordered our drinks, there was a slight problem in regard to the Jameson i chose, being out of stock, so i chose Bushmill. Our drinks were served to us and then we made our selection for appetizers and the main course. The service was diligent. The food was very tasty and we only had one problem out of four people eating.My wife's potatoes were cold, but the rest of the food was good, so we just let the cold potatoes issue go un-reported. All in all the service on a scale of 1-10 ended of being a 12. We are dedicated customers, and we will be back.

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Healthy, Casual
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Never disappointed in the food and service at Bristol's. We had New Years eve dinner with friends and enjoyed it tremendously even though it was a busy night. Seen to our table immediately and had great service and food. Will definitely be back again soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our go-to spot for seafood. Always consistent great quality food and superior service.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We came here for New Year’s Eve and had a wonderful meal. Our server was very attentive, ensuring that we had everything we needed at all times. We will definitely be back.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I’ve gone to Bristol’s for years and every time it’s great. This pass time wasn’t different except IT WAS COLD!!! We sat towards the back by a banquet room and man it was cold. Please re-evaluate your heating.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for Sunday brunch, which I highly recommend. The food is absolutely fantastic and the service is stellar. The wait staff makes you feel comfortable and are not intrusive. They know when they are needed and your glass will stay full and there wont be any dirty plates on your table.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

I don’t visit Bristol often enough but when I do it never disappoints. Service & food were excellent.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We love the quiet, warm decor and of course the food. We especially like the fish selections and seafood bisque. What brings us back more often than not is our server Tony. He's always a friendly and familiar face and treats us like we're the only ones in the restaurant. Great job all around! We love Bristol.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Casual
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·Dined on December 28, 2017

The wine and steak were a perfect pairing. The lobster was over cooked and dry. I will continue to dine there despite this mediocre meal.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 25, 2017

I always love dining at Bristol. As a kid special occasions and many birthday celebrations have been at Bristol and I've never been disappointed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas eve dinner was slow in coming, poorly serviced throughout including an apparent shift change and the meals for 4 of 7 were cold. Disappointing. Won't go again or recommend.

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