The Fountain on Locust, Inc.

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About

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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666 Reviews | Write a Review
Beautiful place with great food!
Reviewed By Kevin B May 2024

Beautiful artwork inside. Really an adult ice cream fountain. Known for their martinis. Service was very good. Got the Cuban very good. Just because the server mentioned it and sounded very...

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Give yourself a treat - stop here at least for dessert
Reviewed By CM11717 April 2024

Another planned stop on our Route 66 trip and I'm so glad we did. I had a Worlds Smallest Sundae and it was delicious - Zanzibar Chocolate Ice Cream - WHO KNEW?!?! My husband ordered a Chocolate...

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Lots of ice cream
Reviewed By Marc_and_Kim_Z May 2024

Located in an historic building this is a trendy place to grab an ice cream or sandwich. I had an ice cream martini and then the smallest ice cream cone flight. My colleagues had sandwiches and...

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Hours

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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TripAdvisor Rating:

666 Reviews | Write a Review
Beautiful place with great food!
Reviewed By Kevin B May 2024

Beautiful artwork inside. Really an adult ice cream fountain. Known for their martinis. Service was very good. Got the Cuban very good. Just because the server mentioned it and sounded very...

Full Review
Give yourself a treat - stop here at least for dessert
Reviewed By CM11717 April 2024

Another planned stop on our Route 66 trip and I'm so glad we did. I had a Worlds Smallest Sundae and it was delicious - Zanzibar Chocolate Ice Cream - WHO KNEW?!?! My husband ordered a Chocolate...

Full Review
Lots of ice cream
Reviewed By Marc_and_Kim_Z May 2024

Located in an historic building this is a trendy place to grab an ice cream or sandwich. I had an ice cream martini and then the smallest ice cream cone flight. My colleagues had sandwiches and...

Full Review