Sardella is a term for an ancient fish sauce, and Executive Chef Brian Moxey aims to make the old new again in his dishes. Sardella’s design echoes the same notion as the menu – inviting, bright, and fun. Antiqued, oak wood floors and a white painted plank ceiling with large wood joists set this tone for the space. While marigold banquette seating, Mediterranean blue and white tile on the walls, antique brass mirrors, and a colorful mosaic-like installation of sardine cans above the open kitchen add drama and excitement, a marble and wood bar along the entire length of the restaurant creates a warm and welcoming environment. The menu offerings change seasonally so guests are encouraged to explore Sardella’s selection of shareable small plates, unique hand-crafted pastas, globally-influenced entrees, and desserts from Executive Pastry Chef Sarah Osborn Blue.
Allowed if dining outside.
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The five of us had an excellent dining experience at Sardella. The restaurant is casual (ie. no tablecloths) and although not noisy, there is a palpable energy to the place. They offer some...Full Review
I really enjoyed Sardella. Amazing food, intimate environment & in great area of STL. The environment could use a little more liveliness, but probably makes for a more intimate engagement.Full Review
This is a charming restaurant with the feel of a real Italian trattoria. But it goes downhill from there. Gerard Craft's Sardella is uninspiring. The tables are too small with not enough room to put...Full Review