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About Avenue

Welcome to Avenue. We’ve taken what was best about Pomme Restaurant and Pomme Cafe & Wine Bar and have combined them in one space.A friendly welcome, a generous spirit and considerate attention come together at Avenue Restaurant. We are here every day from early morning until late at night. We are here for good things to eat and drink, friendly and attentive service and to provide a welcoming place. Our intent is to tempt you. Our aim is your comfort and satisfaction.

12 North Meramec Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, European

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm
Saturday: 9am - 10pm
Sunday: 9am - 9pm
Bar stays open later.

Cross Street:
Forsyth Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 727-4141

Website:
http://www.avestl.com/

Catering:
Custom menus available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch and receptions.

Parking Details:
Street parking with a free (after 5:00 pm) municipal lot across the street. Other lots within walking distance.

Public Transit:
Metro Link stop three blocks to the south.

Executive Chef:
Bryan Carr

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Rehearsal dinners
Bridal and baby showers
Corporate gatherings
Other private events

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Private Dining

Avenue offers The Apple Room for private events for 45 guests seated or 65 standing. This space offers a fireplace along with its own bar, entrance and outdoor patio. We also offer our main dining room and bar area for larger groups, and the entire restaurant can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Avenue Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (24)
Casual (21)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
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Good for a Date (19)
Business Meals (18)
Great for Brunch (16)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Good for Groups (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Comfort Food (11)
Healthy (10)
Cozy (10)
Fun (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Authentic (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Romantic (8)
People Watching (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Notable Wine List (5)
Seasonal (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Scenic View (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined 2 days ago

We were a party of 11 celebrating a 72nd birthday, and we ranged in age from 8 to 72. Everything was just terrific, from the wine to the meals to the service. We decided to dine here after having breakfast one day last month which was also amazing. The service and food both are impeccable. Thank you Avenue!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Paleo Friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined 2 days ago

I have always ordered the wonderful trout at Avenue, but decided to try the duck instead....it was outstanding! My friend had the roasted chicken, which she said was great.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food and wine! Atmosphere were nice and very cool interior. We split the pork chop and a pasta dish and couldn't decide which we liked better! Definitely will be back!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent classy bohemian chic restaurant in the heart of Clayton. It’s an excellent ambiance for a couple or group of friends who wish to socialize with excellent food and drinks.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined 5 days ago

Delicious food. Brittany was a very good server

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Rather surprisingly despite it being Valentines Day, the experience wasn’t all that bad. Even at 6:30 the place was packed. We opted for a Buisson-Redon white Bordeaux (great) and a forgettable Pinot Noir. It seemed easiest to order the 3 course pris fixe offering: beet/ goat cheese salad, apple- chicken sausage, pork tenderloin, fillet, creme brûlée, and banana crisp. All were good and most importantly on a holiday, there was no sign of mass production and hours under heat lamps. Whether there were additional tables crammed into the space is unclear, but the ambient sound was at least double the usual at Avenue.

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food4
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Went for lunch with my husband. Turkey salad was nothing to brag about. Plain with no taste to the red vinaigrette. Steak salad was marginally better. Server was adequate but not engaging. Ordered a glass of red wine that was $14 and the pour was pathetic. No where near the norm. Not going to be at the top of the list to return to.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Always our favorite place to dine. Great food, perfect service, selections and specials. Love it!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Casual, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Fun, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Always good food. One of my favorite restaurants , i have never been disappointed

Tags: Fun, Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 28, 2018

They menu was adequate perhaps the prixe fix was limiting. I think this is a decent restaurant. You will not be wowed nor dissapointed

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 28, 2018

My order was incorrect twice. By that time kids had eaten and were ready to leave. The food that I received that was accurate was very good. The service was nice to take our order and to correct the food; however, everything else inaccurate. It seemed loud to try and conversate. I would return but likely without kids when I had time to spend dining. Please don't lose sight that the food and wine was tasty.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Went for dinner for the first time through Clayton Restaurant Week. I enjoyed a lovely dinner with my mother and we both agreed we would like to come back in the near future!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Healthy, Disabled Access
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We had to wait a long time but the server made it right. Good food Great service!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Only reason why my rating on food was not higher is because my meal came out at best slightly warm. It was part of restaurant week and it was a beef with noodles. It was delicious. The salads were great. My wife’s fish was plentiful and good. My desert was not good. Was a cake and dry. Apple crisp desert my wife had was good. Loved the ambiance.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Came here for the first time for a Girls' Night Out. Between the 4 of us, we had Beef Daube with rigatoni, pumkin ravioli, mahi mahi special, and filet frites. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. In addition, our wait staff was friendly and attentive our entire stay. I would recommend this place and is on my list of places to return.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Girls Night Out

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Good appetizer and dessert, wasn’t amazed by the entree. Great ambiance and menu. Service was a little slow but very nice. Great drink menu.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Food was excellent, but service wasn't the best (compounded by how difficult it was to hear).

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 15, 2018

This place was great! We got there right as lunch was ending, and happy hour beginning, so the server was kind enough to allow us to order from both menus. We had steak sandwiches, fries, a burger and really good salad. I would highly recommend the Avenue for a nice meal for anyone!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Awesome restaurant with terrific service, run well, and incredible food. Never disappoints.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We had brunch at the Avenue, and the meal was great! We started off with blueberry lemon pancakes with maple syrup, which was divine! We also enjoyed eggs and potatoes with homemade, very delicious biscuits. Ashley served us, and she did a spectacular job!

Tags: Cozy, Fun
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Terrific as always. Great options; good food, good service and good atmosphere. One of our favorites!!!

Tags: People Watching, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 5, 2018

It was amazing! We loved everything we tried! Highly recommend.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Warm atmosphere and great food! The service is quite good as well. Just enough but not intrusive. Avenue is one of our favorite Clayton restaurants.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The PEI oysters were probably the best we’ve ever had! And we are from the East Coast. Service was wonderful. Since Duff’s closed we have been looking for the special occasion restaurant and I think we’ve found it. Been for breakfast and lunch and the smoked salmon is about the best in the city. Keep up the good work!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Food is always good here. Never disappointed. Nice wine selection as well
I have dinner here several times a month and recommend the restaurant to friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Cozy
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Went for the Christmas Eve prix fixe dinner. Only complaint is the pork was a little dry. Other wise, everything was great

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Good and service is always wonderful.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Good food. No WIFI.

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Our best meal there ever. Sunday, everything was clicking and the experience was a WOW! I’m glad we were there.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Great for Brunch, Healthy
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Pleasant surprise. Delicious food and great service with reasonable prices for Clayton

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Comfort Food
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 11, 2017

The food was honest and delicious. There were a few things with the service staff that were a little strange, but I would attribute this to some of them being new perhaps. The place seems very upscale, but the TV's and casual attire would say so otherwise. I liked the decor a lot and our waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable. I would go back again to try more items on the menu.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Logan was an excellent waiter..dinner was excellent

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Just a relaxing, quick breakfast. Excellent service. Good traditional breakfast!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Sunday brunch: 1 pm, so fairly quiet. Very good $8 Tito’s bloody Mary’s, then biscuits and gravy (tons of good sausage in the gravy), served with very gently scrambled eggs and the smoked trout/potato salad (with additional and perfectly cooked eggs over easy). Really couldn’t ask for more and at a very reasonable price.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great place to go on date. The food is exceptional ! The steak was as good as any steak house in town. The carrots and parsnips side was unbelievable. Didn't even know I liked parsnips. Great atmosphere and very accommodating service.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fun, Healthy, Business Meals, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The chef is wonderful. The server, Judith, was outstanding The only issue here is the noise level. I was high at the same location with a different restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 27, 2017

As usual this restaurant delivers on all areas of dining. By no means is the price tag cheap but if you want a fine meal, wine, interesting cocktails and great service for a fair price Avenue delivers.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Decent business or friend gathering restaurant that has a classy atmosphere and crowd. The food selection I found a bit odd as there is not really a genre, however the flavors were excellent in the chicken/bread pudding dish. The wine selection was unique and not overpriced. I'd put this venue on par with a Libertine or Napoli dining experience without all the neuvo riche hanging around.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 14, 2017

great salads, and service was excellent not over- bearing

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Great for Brunch
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