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Bar Italia Ristorante

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Central West End
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13 Maryland Plz, Saint Louis, MO 63108-1501 (Euclid)
Close to the metro link Central west end station. Bus stop near by.
314-361-7010
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Scenic view
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Incredible Dinner!!

A group in town for a business meeting ate at Bar Italia. This was a true find in St. Louis. Although much of the attention for Italian dining centers on The Hill, I found Bar Italia one of the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis. We began with a number of appetizers that focused on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
MHLawDog
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Peoria, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Peoria, Illinois
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A group in town for a business meeting ate at Bar Italia. This was a true find in St. Louis. Although much of the attention for Italian dining centers on The Hill, I found Bar Italia one of the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis. We began with a number of appetizers that focused on traditional Italian fare. They were... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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111 reviews 111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have dined at this restaurant many times over the years and it is a favorite! A fun menu including a fennel salad, good variety of pastas and nice array of main dishes allow nice choices for repeat visits. The service is always adequate and this last visit was the same. Nothing special, had to as twice for the check... More 

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San Francisco California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place gets rave reviews, but I think the problem on the night I was there is that they had a wine/food pairing going on in another room that seemed to take up most of the staff time. Our food was so-so. The waiter was nice, but seemed bored. I was out with an old friend from college, and we... More 

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columbia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We looked for a city breakfast spot on way to the Fox Theater. Bar Italia, in the Central West End, was open and the location is lovely. We would have opted for outside but it was a little too windy. (There are a few tables on sidewalk.) The staff was friendly, welcoming despite the fact we arrived just as restaurant... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I love the location of this restaurant in Forest Park. They do have outdoor seating available, although we ate inside. I had the mushroom risotto and it was fabulous and rich. My husband ordered a steak and it was just average, as was the bread. Desserts were wonderful and they have a nice wine selection.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had eaten at Bar Italia a couple of times previously and each time the meal and the service was very good; unfortunately, our last meal there wasn´t the best and they did not have mussels for the Linguine alla Cozze which is why we had gone in the first place. It was lunch time and although there weren´t many... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our group of 8 were there to hear the good music on the patio. I had the special pork chop with interesting vegetables. Most of the people had the special fish which they all thought was excellent. Our waiter was very good and the owner stopped by our table a couple of times. Both were super friendly! Not much protection... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

One of their chicken entrees was among the best I have ever tasted. The chicken was topped with a delicious sauce served over mashed potatoes with vegetables. Parking is on street with meters.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We always enjoy Bar Italia. Food is always fresh and tasty. Outdoor seating is great...beautiful space.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Bar Italia has one of the most charming patios in St. Louis. The food is spectacular with great friendly service. You never feel rushed and the check is never brought until it is asked for. I highly recommend the muscles for appetizer. One order is plenty for two. All of the entrees will please your palate. This should be your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Maryland Plz, Saint Louis, MO 63108-1501
    (Euclid)
  • Public Transportation: Close to the metro link Central west end station. Bus stop near by.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Central West End
  • Neighborhood: Central West End
  • Phone Number: 314-361-7010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bar Italia Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?