The Fountain on Locust, Inc.

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The Fountain on Locust is a St. Louis institution and a must-see for visitors to the Midtown area. The restaurant with its famous Art Deco interior holds the distinction of being St. Louis's most photographed restaurant. Located in Midtown Alley, just 3 blocks east of The Fabulous Fox Theater, The Fountain on Locust was voted Best Restaurant to Take Out-of-Towners and the best restaurant in St. Louis (on a budget). The Fountain on Locust is the home of the ice cream martini and serves up a menu of light fare so that guests can save room for dessert. Sky-high sundaes, scratch-made malts, and handmade candies pair nicely with fresh-made soups, sandwiches and salads. Can't do dairy? No problem! They have a variety of vegan, dairy-free, and gluten free options so that everyone can enjoy their visit. Named one of the Top 10 Restaurants and named Best Ice Cream Shop in the State of Missouri by MSN and Best Soups in St. Louis by the Riverfront Times. Best Grilled cheese in the state. Most photographed restaurant in St. Louis. Home of the Ice Cream Martini. Fine fresh food, ice cream and cocktails. All in a one-of-a-kind, hand painted Art Deco interior.

3037 Locust St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

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Our Go-To Spot for Business Lunches, Date Nights & Family Occasions
Reviewed By Guide53185735979 November 2023

The Fountain is my go-to for business dinners, date nights and special occasions. We're here OFTEN. It's the perfect spot if you're looking to make an impression because the food AND the decor are...

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One of our favorite places to go when we visit
Reviewed By ValarieS311 October 2023

I cant speak highly enough of this place. Service, food, drinks and desserts are top notch. The establishment itself is really neat!

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Charming soda fountain
Reviewed By Sherrie-mom-of-2 July 2023

It’s such a great place with easy street parking (I mention the parking situation because that always stresses me out). The grilled cheese was wonderful…sounds basic but far from it. The soup...

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Tue.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-midnight Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. closed for private parties

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonMidtown

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