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About Five Bistro

Our menu features familiar, crowd-pleasing items, as well as a wide range of dishes with ethnic flair. We prepare from scratch and use the freshest, organic, and natural ingredients possible. Our menu changes daily, to reflect not just seasonal availability, but also to provide a constant variety sourced from our local farmers. Quality products and service keep regular customers coming back and pique the interest of the new customer.

5100 Daggett Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Italian

Hours of Operation:
DINNER: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm to 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Hereford

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 773-5553

Website:
http://www.fivebistro.com/

Catering:
Our partnership with local farmers allows us to offer a large selection of appetizers and desserts created with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Dinner selections can also be designed with your personal input through our catering manager.

Parking Details:
Ample street parking is available in this quaint Hill neighborhood.

Public Transit:
Metro Transit stops are available within 2 blocks of our location.

Executive Chef:
Anthony Devoti

Private Party Facilities:
Our Tamara Room provides a warm and comfortable space, seating approximately 50 guests and providing the perfect background for an extraordinary dining experience. Wooden room dividers ensure your guests privacy and quiet from an adjacent room.

Private Party Contact:
Bonnie Devoti: (314) 773-5553

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We host 5-course wine dinners once a month. Please sign up on our website to join our email list for more information.

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

We are offering only ONE Prix Fixe menu (regular menu is not available) Five courses for $75 with additional wine pairings for $100/per person + tax&gratuity. Vegetarian, Pescetarian or any special dietary requests may be made upon reservation.

Five Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (16)
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Good for a Date (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Romantic (10)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Tasting Menu (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Seasonal (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Authentic (6)
Business Meals (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Healthy (6)
Cozy (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Fun (2)
Organic (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vegan (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Late-night Find (1)
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Table was ready. Waitstaff were excellent. Food is locally sourced and neuvo. Short menu. Had ravioli for appetizer. (3) stuffed with cauliflower. Were underdone. Wife had chicken (was excellent, root vegetables accompanying tasted only if au jus. I had monk fish. Very tasty. Was slightly underdone but very soft and good. Beet and citrus sauce was good, tasted mostly of citrus. Warm chocolate cake. Good, light on sugar. Latte was good

Tags: Authentic, Healthy
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The staff was excellent. We had a member of our dining party who is hard or hearing and requested that they turn the volume of music down, and they accommodated. Limited menu but delicious. Our waiter was attentive and absolutely superb - as was the entire staff. Food was very good. I would definitely go back.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

The food and service was exceptional. The wine selections with the Chefs Sampling were spot on perfect. I highly recommend the restaurant to anyone who appreciates good food perfectly prepared.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Phenomenal. Delicious wine. The beet salad was awesome the seafood was impeccable. Will be going back.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Best dining experience my wife and I️ have had in St Louis! We will definitely be returning.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We had a prix fixe meal. Everything was spectacular! Will visit this place again.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Fantastic meal - we had a vegan with us and she was also very impressed

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We went to Five Bistro for the first time with great anticipation due to reviews. There were 4 of us and we eat at a quality restaurants monthly. We all appreciate food and make a decision to try a new restaurant each time, mostly following reviews. Overall the food was bland and needed salt. The risotto was bland but had an overwhelming pepper flavor. I like pepper but this was way too much. The bread appetizer was not worth the $5 and was unimaginative and boring. Out entrees were good, the chicken leg, pork roast and lamb chops, but not great. The dessert was 50/50. The chocolate cake was good/great but the panna cotta was bland and not even worth more than one bite. And to top it off, at the end of the meal we were given chocolate chip cookies which were bland and needed salt as well. Overall this was our worst restaurant experience since we started over a year ago. Very disappointing.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Fabulous
Absolutely perfect
Food is excellent and distinctive
Service is impeccable
Wine list and drink offerings outstanding

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Healthy, Seasonal, Vegan, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The food was great and the atmosphere was calming and sophisticated. I'll definitely go again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Took my husband for a special birthday dinner and couldn't be more pleased . The meal was excellent and the service surpassed most restaurants .

Tags: Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

It’s the best dining restaurant in the city. The Chef is a wizard!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Excellent meal tonight thanks to Anthony and the staff. My wife and I had fried green tomatoes, squash bisque, ceasar salad, salmon and pork tenderloin - and it was all very, very good. Top notch service and friendly staff!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 9, 2017

5 Bistro is always a delight. On this visit, the smoked fish-filled pate a choux, the fried geen tomatoes, and the watermelon dessert were outstanding.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Five Bistro is very enjoyable in all aspects of the dining experience. Knowledgeable friendly waiters, fresh local food well prepared, and beautiful outside patio all made for a wonderful time.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Seasonal
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Food was very good, great tastes that are hard to find anywhere else but still hard to rationalize cost.

Left after the $100 six course chef special, basically everything on the menu but in super small portions, still feeling hungry.

It was paired nicely with the wines, wines were very small portions.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant! One of the best in the area. We come here whenever we are in town. The menu changes daily. Everything is very fresh and full of flavor. We always look forward to dining at Five Bistro.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal at Five Bistro. We did the prix fixe menu and everything was really good. When I mentioned that I was dining at Five, few people had heard of it, which is unfortunate because it is a gem. I would definitely come back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Special spot. Highly recommend. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Terrific food and drinks. Really enjoyed it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our first dining experience at Five Bistro! Outstanding service and food wonderful! Excellent wine selection and local foods prepared with
flair and succulent taste. Highly recommend.
Closest thing St Louis has to farm to table in
Napa!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Just be aware of the Prix Fixe menu; it isn't prix fixe in the usual sense where you pay a "fixed price" and you get to order different courses. At this restaurant you pay the fixed $50 price but certain choices incur a hidden charge. So my $50 prix fixe dinner ended up costing $57.

The menu explanations were over the top. I can see explaining choices prior to ordering but to give an explanation of all ingredients when each plate is delivered seemed pretentious. Let the food speak for itself.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Organic, Local Ingredients
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 15, 2017

The quality of ingredients, the service, the wine, and the ambiance were all exceptional.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 12, 2017

This is really one of the best restaurants in st Louis

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 (New England)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Great Italian food and perfect for a quiet or late night date! The food, service, and chef that personally came to every table were absolutely amazing!!! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 21, 2017

I always forget about Five, and that's a crime. Lovely food, beautifully presented, and rich in local seasonal ingredients. My only complaints: lots of hard surfaces make for a weirdly tense environment; and there was a mix-up over a simple wine order, which we were billed for anyway. Go for the food, but pay attention to the service.

Tags: Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Louisville)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Always excellent service to go along with the excellent food. Complimentary champagne from Jacob at the bar to greet us returning out of town customers-- much appreciated!. Delicious cocktails, tasty amuse-Bouches, and superb quality farm to table ingredients presented just so! Had the 4-course tasting menu with some wine we brought ourselves... but don't hesitate to ask Jacob for suggestions. They have very reasonable, interesting and eclectic bottles at great prices. I love Five Biarritz! It's a culinary gem! Just wish I lived closer!

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Chef Tony Devotti is a master. I have never, ever been disappointed by anything he has served! He uses the freshest local ingredients, prepares his own charcuterie, and creates exciting and interesting dishes that never fail to please. It's always a celebration when we got to Five Bistro.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 8, 2017

we have eaten at Five many times and it is different, in a good way, every time based on what comes out of the garden located next to the restaurant. When they say local they mean local.

It is interesting that when five of the top chefs in St. Louis were asked who the most underappreciated chef in St. Louis was 2 of them said Anthony Devoti of Five Bistro.

The only complaint I have heard from people is that the servings are small. My rejoinder is that they should slow down and enjoy the big flavors that each dish provides. I invited a food professional friend and his wife to join us and he was enthusiastic about everything that came before us, particularly the beets which had been harvested that afternoon.

Please go on an evening when you can spend some time dining and drinking so you can experience a true locavore meal.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Organic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Authentic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Worth the Drive
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

My boyfriend and I went here for a special meal and it did not disappoint!! Everything we had was perfect. The evening was perfect!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Organic, Bar Seating, Romantic, Healthy, Authentic
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Five is one of my favorite restaurants. The menu selections are fresh, local, and always delicious! Of note is that I have a food allergy and they always accommodate my diet and give me a tasty meal every time. The service is attentive, but we always enjoy a leisurely meal there. It's a great place to go and talk and savor the evening -- whether with your spouse or date or with a group.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Organic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Vegan, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

While delighted with our many previous meals at Five Bistro, our most recent visit was a disappointment. The charcuterie plate was wonderful, a nice variety of interesting cured meats and pates, with delicious garnishes. However the zucchini soup was bland and watery, and entries were not up to expectations. The chicken entree was nicely presented, but dry, and the portion was extremely small, no more than 2-3 ounces of chicken. The monkfish and sea bass plate ( at $35) was very disappointing, with two small ( 2 inch) fritters, and a very tiny fish fillet (no more than 2 ounces), which was overcooked. We did not order the tasting menu, but rather ordered ala carte, so entrees were presumably "full size". I am sad that one of my favorite restaurants did not perform up to previous standards.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Five Bistro was excellent cuisine. Menu is very limited and more appropriate portion sizes, so if you are one that likes large portions, you'll leave hungry. This is a place to slow down, relax and enjoy!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 29, 2017

Tasty meal, per usual. We started with the charcuterie plate - serves four, easily. Yes, there was head cheese that I've assumed was disgusting - without ever having any. Theirs was delicious - rich, complex flavors. Next, one of us ordered the fish - very good; another ordered the beef dish - not as excited about this one; and I ordered an appetizer of the pasta - marvelous. So rich, the appetizer was enough - also, that on top of the charcuterie plate. Recommend for a special meal. Also, we ate outside, which was just delightful.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Fabulous meal yet again.
Five never disappoints.
Service was great...thanks,Alex!
Had the four course menu with wine pairings.
Everything was presented artistically and was delicious.
Can't wait to go back!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Wonderful, quiet setting with great service. Limited menu but each item we had was delicious. Lovely patio however it was not open when we were there.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Healthy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Limited menu though the food was very good. Simple quiet place which is what we like sometimes

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on May 27, 2017

We were impressed by the overall professionalism of the staff and the tasteful decor of the dining room. Wish we could have experienced the patio but, alas, it was very stormy that evening.

I have seen reviews that interpreted the menu as being somewhat limited. We ordered the charcuterie plate, and if you have a sound culinary back round you would appreciate the work that an item like this entails. Headcheese, country pate, chicken liver pate, pickled veggies, apple sauce, french mustard, and more indicated that the kitchen was indeed very ambitious in its menu. It all tasted great. The wheat bread was aromatic, the brioche buttery, and the flat bread tasty if a little bit on the thin & fragile side for this dish.

The pappardelle was particularly well executed and just the right portion also.

We had an ample wine list from which to choose. The Sancerre was absolutely spot on. Dry, flinty, and aromatic.

My pork entree was perfectly cooked with just enough pink to keep the moisture level adequate.
The vegetables were carefully done and very flavorful, a perfect accompaniment for the pork.

We also enjoyed the rhubarb/strawberry tart with our after dinner coffee.

This is one of the very few restaurants that presents the bill folio with a petite sweet from the kitchen. I have not experienced that delightful tradition since my days at the Culinary Institute of America. Thank you.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Organic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Richmond)·Dined on May 26, 2017

My husband and I dined here to celebrate my birthday. We had the four course menu and both enjoyed our selections for each course. Service was wonderful and each course was excellent.

Tags: Organic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 24, 2017

Wonderful as always! Great service, and incredible, locally sourced and seasonal food.

Tags: Healthy, Romantic, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Organic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on May 19, 2017

One of our most dependable "go to" places, Five Bistro consistently delivers a sumptuous dining experience. They also seem to attract the most pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient service staff. This is a family run enterprise and you can see that the staff and the customers are made to feel like one of the family.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic
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