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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.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Contemporary American, Italian
Hours of Operation:
DINNER: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30pm to 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm to 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Ample street parking is available in this quaint Hill neighborhood.
Metro Transit stops are available within 2 blocks of our location.
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
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.
Five Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Our server was very friendly but offered no explanation of why each course took an hour to provide. What we anticipated would be a 90 minute meal took over 3 hours due to painfully long delays between courses. No apologies or explanations were offered by the server or owners. The farm to table concept is nice but not when it is delivered at half speed. The charcuterie plate was excellent, the beet salad was good, the pumpkin soup was bland and under heated, the chicken leg was over salted. A disappointment and not worth the price. Fortunately we were with great friends who brought in their own great wine.
Have made a tradition of going out to dinner after the premier cocktail party at the orchid show (Missouri Botanical Garden). We try to hit restaurants close by. Five Bistro used to be on Manchester in the Grove, obviously 2 minutes from MoBot. For the last maybe decade, it’s been on the Hill, 3 minutes away! Any way, the place was deserted. My wife started with the pork ragu, really rich and tasty. Her entree was the roasted vegetable plate. Just OK in my estimation (yes, we tend to share bites). I had really good clams in a lemony, caper, white wine broth. My entree was scallops with mushrooms and beets. I was pleasantly surprised by this somewhat unusual combination. Bottom line for the evening: pretty good, but not the best we’ve had at Five or other places nearby.
I had pumpkin soup - really tasted like pumpkin! Not sweetened or curried, just good pumpkin. Home-made biscuit croutons and creme fraiche highlighted it well. Lentil and roasted beet salad equally good. Lots of different tastes together but not mashed together. And a charcutrie plate with a huge variety of items, maybe a dozen! Each one quite different, meat, pates, veg, cheese. When the waiter packed up my charcutrie leftovers, he put each item in a separate container so I could really enjoy it the next day. The best item in there was actually the apple jam. It tasted like fresh apples. I don't know how they managed to make jam without it turning brown and thick. It was applesauce colored and fresh tasting.
We enjoyed the Chef’s tasting menu served by Olivia. Every course was a feast. We enjoyed the smaller dishes, sophisticated but not overwhelming.
For me the lentils with beets were a highlight and I am normally craving for meat!
No background music, good acoustics do a very move place to have a conversation over a meal.
Enjoyed a friend’s engagement at Five Bistro. The 4 of us shared a couple appetizers - the gnocchi was delicious. And we each found a perfect main course. Although the menu is small, the selections offer something for everyone. Chocolate cake to finish dinner off was perfect. The atmosphere is upscale but casual. The service was terrific. Tried my first locally made vodka. A great place to break bread with good friends!
Five Bistro has become one of my favorite restaurants and reminds me of Gerald Crafts' Niche when it was located in Benton Park. The menu selections are fresh, local, and delicious! Wide and interesting beer, wine and craft cocktail menu. The service is attentive, Kevin is awesome, understanding the fine balance that allows you to enjoy a leisurely meal. It's a place where you are invited to take your time and savor the flavors of each item.
We had reservations for New Year's Eve. We were seated promptly. We had the prefixed menu for that evening. The food was awesome, the service was spot on, my husband added on the wine flight and that was great also. It was very busy but everything flowed through the evening. We loved it. The scallops, the sirloin roast, the homemade breads and the dessert was to die for. We will be back.
Kevin our server was very attentive to our enjoyment I definitely enjoyed meeting the manager and I assum it was his wife they made you feel welcome. Warm and cozy place for a very cold night cocktails and the wine with delicious. Let’s not forget the meal very good enjoyable.
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
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.
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.
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.
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