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Carmine's Steak House

20 S 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1809 (Downtown)
314-241-1631
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Ranked #83 of 2,537 restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Walnut Street
Description: Carmine's Steak House, located in the heart of downtown St. Louis in the new Drury Plaza Hotel, promises and delivers the finest in aged steaks, hand-cut chops, rack of lamb, chicken and seafood entrees, as well as Lombardo's signature toasted ravioli. With private rooms that can accommodate up to 170 people and nightly complimentary valet parking, Carmine's offers convenience for tourists, business meetings and local diners alike.
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English first
frankfort,ky
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel which was within walking distance. The quality of the steak was excellent, and it was prepared and served perfectly. Our waiter was very attentive and his service was excellent. The wine list had some interesting fairly priced bottles. The decor of the place is just fair, but Carmines is an excellent choice for... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

It happens, sometimes restaurants have an off night. I hope this was one of them for Carmine's. I will go back, but I think I'll have the veal chop or lamb, that is, if they don't put the same seasoning on those as they do their steaks. I'm not sure what it was, but it took away from the flavor... More

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Filet mignon at its best! Great service from attentive waiters! If you go and have room for dessert a must try is the Strawberries in Balsamic, and the Lemon Cake!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you like tender, well prepared, food and attentive service, Carmine's should be on your list. The menu leans toward meat, of course, although they do offer seafood entrées including fish, shrimp, and scallops. We are early diners so we were seated immediately and attended by Todd, a knowledgeable and friendly server. Declining the appealing appetizer selections, we went right... More

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Michael L, Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I wanted to start by thanking you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your experience. We always appreciate when our guests take time out of their busy schedules to let us know how we are doing, good or bad. It goes a long way to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat business. In regards to... More

Wytheville
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Attending the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in St. Louis we went to Carmines not knowing what to expect. Was a little more pricey than we were used to .. but .. it was worth every penny. I had the herb crusted chicken and my wife had the pork chops.. The food was GREAT ..service was outstanding .. staff... More

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Michael L, General Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and more importantly, thank you for your service! We look forward to hopefully seeing you again. More

Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited on a slow Tuesday night. Great salads, steak butter was amazing on our 8 oz filets. Best of all were the desserts. I ordered the multi layer chocolate cake (marble cake, chocolate mousse and white chocolate mousse filling with chocolate ganache on top) and my wife had the cheesecake. Quite possibly the best desserts we've ever had. My... More

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Michael L, General Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for spending the time to post your review. Im happy to hear your rave reviews about our dessert, we appreciate it. More

Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great great service. Went here after baseball game and had a fantastic meal. I had the Cajun scallops which were creative and delicious. Our table had plenty of steaks which were an absolute hit. I'm a wine geek and was pleased when our bottle was served at perfect cellar temperature. This restaurant was not our first choice but after tonight... More

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Michael L, General Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, and we are glad you enjoyed everything. You also have a good taste in wine as the bottle you drank is one of my personal favorites. Thank you again. More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I felt very well taken care of. The staff was great. I only had a dinner salad and shrimp cocktail. I did hear some other patrons rave about their steaks.

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Michael L, Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We take a lot of pride in the service that we give to our customers and we're very glad to hear when it is both up to par and appreciated. Thank you for your visit and we hope to see you again in the future. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Carmine's was great for a late dinner. The restaurant itself is very old school, I could imagine the cast of Mad Men eating hear in the 50's. Not super trendy, but the service was fantastic. The food was really good. Had a 8 oz filet with a horseradish sauce on the bottom and buffalo mozzarella on top. The steak itself... More

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Michael L, Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback as it is always appreciated. Our twice baked potatoes are a popular side item that are always enjoyed. We were happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you in the future More

Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I was a bit concerned when I went inside. No table clothes and no fancy ambiance. But for the money, it was great. The Caesar salad was amazing. The bone-in ribeye was cooked perfectly. The au gratin potatoes were so so. My wife loved her meal and for her, that's quite a statement in itself. Overall, it's no Ruth's Chris,... More

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Michael L, General Manager at Carmine's Steak House, responded to this review

Im glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. Thank you for your review. More

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