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About Element

Welcome to Element restaurant and lounge. We offer seasonal, local American food and our menu changes often. Our dining room is located on the second floor of the power plant building in historic Lafayette Square neighborhood. Our lounge is located on the 3rd floor. Enjoy the beautiful St. Louis skyline on our outdoor terrace when weather permits.

1419 Carroll Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lounge:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm Tuesday - Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am Friday - Saturday

Restaurant:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday - Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Friday-Saturday

Special times available for parties/events/corporate lunches. Contact info@elementstl.com for further inquiries.



Cross Street:
Dillon Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(314) 241-1674

Website:
http://www.elementstl.com/

Parking Details:
Public parking available anytime.

Executive Chef:
Tudor Seserman

Private Party Facilities:
We have a private dining room capable of seating 8 people.

Private Party Contact:
Restaurant Manager: (314) 348-3242

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Element Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (27)
Great for Outdoor Dining (19)
Romantic (19)
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Special Occasion (18)
Fit for Foodies (16)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Fun (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Scenic View (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Business Meals (8)
Casual (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Cozy (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Tapas (6)
Authentic (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Seasonal (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

We choose Chefs Selection for 6 of us. Waitress explained each serving well. Enjoyed creative dishes and small portions with great variety. Will visit again in future.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Toledo)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Good good, nice place. I'd go back.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent meal and service. Small menu but great food!

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 5, 2017

our dining experience was perfect-our server(Rachel) was outstanding-she really explained the menu and suggested great things-we ordered everything she suggested and loved it-the food was excellent-the bar before was alot of fun

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our first time at Element and we really enjoyed it. The food was so wonderful, I felt like the ingredients were of high quality. Our server was really great too. He asked about items in the kitchen for us(there was a radish looking item that I wanted to know what it was and where to get some!!....turns out it was a watermelon radish...never heard of such a thing!) After dinner we went upstairs to the lounge- where all the cool kids hang out! We had a overall really nice time.
The only issue was there was a table beside us of 4 women who were drinking and were a little too loud for me. They sort of hindered my dining experience a little. I was glad when they finally left!
We will definitely be back, but we will request a booth next time!!
Thank you!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great food and great views. Let our server decide what we should eat and wasn’t steered wrong. And only $50 per person for 5 courses. Left full and happy.

Tags: Romantic, Fun
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 2, 2017

As usual, it was wonderful! Service was great....food was incredible ...and it was very quiet. All in all it was a wonderful evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

I've dined at Element three times and each was a great experience. The food and the service are terrific and unpretentious. This is my favorite restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Four of us went to dinner at Element Friday night. (We are a 50ish crowd) It was our first experience at this restaurant.
The bar and restaurant are on two different floors which keeps the noise level very comfortable in the restaurant for talking. We had a drink in the lounge before dinner and if the weather had been cooperating their outdoor rooftop seating would have been a spectacular way to start out the evening. The house wine choices were good and reasonably priced. They also have a wine list for the more discriminating palate. (The corking fee is $20...if they would eliminate that fee or lower that price I believe they would see more business. We keep quite a bit of good wine in our house and always enjoy bringing our own bottle :) )
The decor is rustic modern with a cozy feel. We were seated right next to the open kitchen area where you can watch the chefs at work. I usually enjoy watching but sometimes the smells from the kitchen at work were a little much..but not too much to spoil the evening. I would just choose to sit a little further away from the production on our next visit.
We all chose the Halibut and it was delish! The portion was just the right size for me.
The dessert we shared was the gooey butter pumpkin cake!!!!!!!!
I can't quite get it off my mind. Soooooo good.
We will definitely return for another lovely evening at Element especially in the spring so that we can give their magical rooftop lounge area a try.

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The Element provided the perfect setting for my business dinner. Great food and excellent service. Atmosphere was just right for conversations.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great meal and great setting!

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The element restaurant has been an amazing place to eat . What is so impressive about this place is the atmosphere and the people . The service is excellent and all meal is well presented and so delicious. I took my sister there for her birthday and all our guests had a great time . I will highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for an excellent place to celebrate . Thank you

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Went there to nights during business stay in St Louis

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 15, 2017

This place is my absolute favorite! The best staff! The best food! An amazing place for a girls night or date night!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 14, 2017

With real foodie friends from CA, we ordered the chef's tasting menu, which was not only a fun and delicious way to experience the evening, but also was a tremendous value.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food and the service were outstanding. I would highly recommend Element. The patio and the views of the city are amazing!

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Fantastic meal. Highly recommended. New chef since last we tried it and it’s better than ever.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We were lucky enough to sit on the roof on a beautiful fall evening in St. Louis. Everything was top notch, the servers friendly and helpful (but not intrusive), and the vegetarians in our group were as pleased as the omnivores! Don't miss the Brussels sprouts or the aracini...and definitely don't miss the peanut butter pie!
Love this place...

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Outstandingly good from start to finish. We sat on the roof at sunset and had a beautiful view of the city. The drinks were delicious and well-made. We chose the "leave it up to us" tasting menu and were completely blown away by all 5 courses. Our waiter, Eric, was attentive to our every need. Wet could not be happier with our experience and will be coming back again.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Our server could not have been better. We ate outside and the views were lovely. We thought the prices were very reasonable. I am a vegan and usually the vegan options are not that tasty and have way too much butter or too oily,but we tried quite a few vegan sides
and they were all above average. Our favorite was the acorn squash salad although that seemed more like a side dish. I would go back just for that.

We were looking forward to spending the evening at Element but it was so much more than we anticipated.

Tags: People Watching, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Tapas, Spicy, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Went with a good friend, and we both ended up getting an entree each and splitting a starter (special: tortellini, broth was unbelievable) and a side (crispy yummy Brussels sprouts). My chicken with savory bread pudding and romesco was delicious, skin was very crispy and chicken was moist. My friend enjoyed her steak, was cooked perfectly to her preferences. The rooftop patio was very cute, and service was great. I enjoyed my time.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Seasonal
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Excellent service, delicious food and calm quiet surroundings.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Really great food, fantastic patio (two of them), new and unique cocktails, wonderfull atmosphere. The octopus was good, but the sticky buns were far and away the best item.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Element gave us a very good meal. Not at the highest level, but aspiring towards it. The lamb shank I had was quite good, perhaps a bit dryer than optimal. My wife's trout was good, although one of our dining companions did not care for it at all. Desserts were good. I will go back happily.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

One of my favorite places, it's my zen! The local food ingredients infused in the meal made my day.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Authentic
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

I tooky husband for his birthday. We had a fabulous time. The food was amazing, the service was top notch, and there was a great view of the city!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Visited to celebrate our anniversary. The meal and service were delightful.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Limited menu items and steak was tough. It was not an enjoyable evening.

Tags: Bar Seating
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Can't beat the views! We had the Brussel sprouts, meatballs, steak, and chicken. Not one bad bite!

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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We were visiting Louisville for a weekend and decided to try Element as a destination restaurant as we were staying downtown. We could not have been more pleased! It was a beautiful night so we sat outside on their large second floor terrace and enjoyed cocktails, creatively prepared dinners, and dessert. Our service Joshua was excellent and took the time to explain the specials, assist with our cocktail and wine selection and just make the overall evening a wonderful experience. We look forward to another Element dinner with our next visit to St. Louis.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Recommend the fixed price menu where the chef pics for you. Very fun and a great deal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Great evening at element, Eric provided excellent service on a busy night and the 5 course meal was outstanding.

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

Awesome dining experience. Great food, terrific service and wonderful atmosphere on the rooftop deck.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Lovely restaurant. Perhaps menu could offer more lighter summer options? Some of the choices for entree = perfect for fall, perhaps a little heavy for summer. But all was delicious

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Tapas, Fun, Casual, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

AMAZING food and great atmosphere. We go every year to celebrate birthdays, and something new is offered there every time that impresses me.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Rooftop dining with an amazing view of the city and a delicious menu!

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Our first visit and wow were we impressed! Different size plates but all shareable - we ordered too much but it was all so good we ate every bite!! Loved everything about this place. Will definitely add this to our list of regular spots and highly recommend. We didn't check out the lounge because we had tickets to Peabody (which was super easy to get to in 5 minutes. Didn't realize it was in same building as rock climbing - so awesome to watch. I imagine groups of friends climbing then having dinner on the patio.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Again, Element is my favorite restaurant. Not only is it close to my home, but the servers are wonderful and kind. Oh yes, and the food! It is ALWAYS delicious. So here's to another wonderful experience in my very favorite place....and I got to introduce new friends this time as well.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Healthy
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Appreciated the chef preparing a delicious vegan, no oil meal. One of my new favorite restaurants!

Tags: Vegan, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 23, 2017

This was our third visit and each time we've ordered something different. It keeps getting better and better. Such a fun time, good drinks, and lots of choices for any picky eaters. Coming back for sure!

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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