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7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307 (Central Ave.)
Metrolink station.
314-721-7375
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Featuring local "farm to table" food using a breadth of farmer in the...
Featuring local "farm to table" food using a breadth of farmer in the Missouri and Illinois communities. When asked to define of The Crossing, Owner/Executive Chef Jim Fiala often says that he is a chef that buys locally whenever possible and cooks as any French and/or Italian chef would given the ingredients sourced. Joining Jim is Chef Matt Abeshouse who brings a wealth of passion and expertise in classic French cuisine to the kitchen. Our food is fresh, organic (whenever possible), seasonal and by design very simple. The Crossing stays true to classic techniques and the chefs love showing off their skills and passion for elegant food.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Anniversary Dinner Done Well

As the title suggests, we celebrated an anniversary at The Crossings and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. You will read reviews of a "stiff" wait staff and lackluster finish to the restaurant, however, it's a place that's easy to feel comfortable in with a very balanced menu that is superbly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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St Louis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As the title suggests, we celebrated an anniversary at The Crossings and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. You will read reviews of a "stiff" wait staff and lackluster finish to the restaurant, however, it's a place that's easy to feel comfortable in with a very balanced menu that is superbly prepared and presented. The cheese spread offering to start the night... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner here last night (6/25) great service, and excellent food. Is a little bit pricy, but well worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The food was truly delicious and well prepared. The service was also very good and courteous. The atmosphere was very conducive for business conversation and some fun.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My wife and I tried this restaurant for the first time and we came away very satisfied. We got there early (around 5:30) and didn't have a reservation. They had a table for us and got us seated right away. The ambiance in the restaurant is very welcoming with colorful artwork on the walls. Our server promptly took our drink... More 

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Rolla, Missouri
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153 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I haven't had better food anyplace. Very creative with great service. Very pricey and quite noisy. We will still return sometime. We had morel mushrooms with the house made pasta. Two of us a scallops dish and a beet and goat cheese salad. One of us had a roasted lamb dish and one just had crab cakes. Everyone loved the... More 

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Creve Coeur, Missouri
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20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We took a stab at The Crossings because a friend said to. Took another couple and had dinner there. It was a terrific evening with great service, an eclectic menu and food preparation and presentation second to none. A little pricey for a casual evening but we will definitely be back for more special occassions or entertaining out of town... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had a family get together and had a late lunch. The food was great, service outstanding, with a good variety on the menu. The the location was easy to find and there was plenty of metered street parking too.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent food and service. We had an special night as a couple but observed families groups enjoying this restaurants High end dining and service without the overly formal atmosphere of other restaurants.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Cannot find enough good stuff to say about this place!! Our food was absolutely amazing as well as our drinks and service! This has become my new absolute must in the St. Louis area!!

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Mexcio, MO
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14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Had the tasting menu with wine pairing which with tips came to $250 Staff friendly but not well trained eg we were early so at the bar where No napkin Hostess seemed to have forgotten to seat us At table waiter asked our wine choice before we had seen a menu We both had soup of day. Pea which was... More 

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Additional Information about The Crossing

Address: 7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
Phone Number: 314-721-7375
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, French, American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7823 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3307
    (Central Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Metrolink station.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: 314-721-7375

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Featuring local "farm to table" food using a breadth of farmer in the Missouri and Illinois communities. When asked to define of The Crossing, Owner/Executive Chef Jim Fiala often says that he is a chef that buys locally whenever possible and cooks as any French and/or Italian chef would given the ingredients sourced. Joining Jim is Chef Matt Abeshouse who brings a wealth of passion and expertise in classic French cuisine to the kitchen. Our food is fresh, organic (whenever possible), seasonal and by design very simple. The Crossing stays true to classic techniques and the chefs love showing off their skills and passion for elegant food.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?