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Carmine's Steak House

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20 S 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1809 (Walnut Street)
+1 314-241-1631
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Carmine's Steak House, located in the heart of downtown St. Louis in the...
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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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great dinner

Wonderful food. Enjoyed our business dinner Saturday night. Just happened to run across this place. Steaks, fish and seafood were eaten in our party. All was excellent. Meat cooked perfectly. Close to hotel. Only complaint is we couldn't tell where to check in. Seated quickly and food arrived... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Anniebrynds
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Lawrence, Kansas
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Lawrence, Kansas
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Wonderful food. Enjoyed our business dinner Saturday night. Just happened to run across this place. Steaks, fish and seafood were eaten in our party. All was excellent. Meat cooked perfectly. Close to hotel. Only complaint is we couldn't tell where to check in. Seated quickly and food arrived promptly

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was staying at the Drury plaza next door and had 2 business dinners in a week. The 1st was with a large group. I had the fish of the day halibut with a side of twice baked potatoes. It was superb. The dessert tray looked mouthwatering esp the New York cheesecake but I was stuffed already. The second dinner... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Hubby planned a quickie vaca and whisked me (back) down to St Louis for some stress relief. *Note* This is a BIG deal because I normally plan all the family vaca's due to his work schedule.... but he insisted on being the "planner" for this particular trip :) He made sure we stayed at MY FAVORITE (Four Seasons!!!!!) and... More 

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

Mr. And Mrs. Porter, I am glad that you had a fabulous dinner with us. I am new to this location, but have been working for the Lombardo family for five years now. I am happy that I was on the patio to meet you both. We look forward to seeing both of you next time that you are in... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I visited Carmine’s for the first time few nights ago with 2 guests. Décor is a little old. Service was very courteous but a little too pressing. We skipped the appetizers and we had 1 filet and 2 NY steaks (small size). We had one bottle of wine among the “cheapest” in the wine list and a couple of cocktails.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your experience with us. We depend on guests like yourself to let us know when we are reaching the goals of great food and service that we set for ourselves and made aware of areas we may need to improve. We are sorry to hear that you felt service... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Just finished a company sponsored dinner at Carmine's. We had a party of 12 but the service was incredible. Everyone was served in a timely fashion without feeling rushed. From the lobster bites to the meal to the caramel cake for dessert - I could not have been more pleased. Everyone at our table commented on how good the food... More 

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

It is great to hear that you and your group enjoyed everything we had to offer and thank you for letting us know how your evening with us was. It would be our pleasure to host you for another great experience the next time you are in St. Louis. More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very attentive bartender and friendly staff. The wife and I stopped in for dinner while in town for an event. After reading other reviews had to give it a shot. We were quickly seated in a booth near the bar and our drink orders were taken. For our meal, my wife ordered the filet gorgonzola and I had the 14... More 

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

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We wanted you to know that the owner later tried the Cajun Rub and found that the recepie was not being followed and is why it was so intense and certainly not up to our standards. The issues you have brought to our attention have been addressed. Again, we thank you for... More 

CAPE CORAL
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The wait staff is outstanding. Very good knowledge of the menu & daily specials. Service was terrific, very attentive without being intrusive. The food was good, but I'd recommend sticking to the steaks. Everyone who had a steak was very happy. The one scrimp dish was not up to par.

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

Thank you for the review. It is great to hear that your group enjoyed their dinner. I only wish that when checked on, the entree that was not being enjoyed could have been addressed immediately and replaced with something more to their liking. We strive to make sure that all of our guests are satisfied by the time they leave... More 

Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great service! Great steaks. ~$200 for a family of 4 but good value for the money spent. Traveling with a ten year old so really appreciated the off menu choices they offered him. He really liked the chicken strips and fries. Not a place we would eat regularly due to price, but enjoyed it nonetheless.

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

Due to the hotel we are connected to and being so close to Busch Stadium, we have many families visit us and want to make sure we cater to the whole family. We were happy to treat you and your family for a great night out and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in St. Louis. More 

Hudsonville, Michigan
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a nice restaurant located at the base of the Drury Inn-Saint Louis. We walked in and were seated quickly with a party of six and were very please with the service. We had a variety of items from the menu from pasta, seafood, and steak and all were pleased. The portions were big and cooked just right. I... More 

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

Although our prices are on the higher end, we always try to provide the most bang for your buck. We appreciate your business and your comments. It is great to hear that everything was enjoyable for you and would love to see you again soon. More 

Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We changed our time and party size from the original reservation and the staff were very accommodating. Our group of six included several tall people which can be troublesome in smaller restaurants with less leg room but the restaurant has spacious, comfortable seating. Our 14 year old daughter loved the ravioli appetizer while the adults enjoyed the oysters, crab cake... More 

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

Your review is greatly appreciated. We know with groups such as yours, especially during events like the MVC Tournament, can be quite hectic and it was our pleasure to accommodate your party. We certainly appreciate you making Carmine's a stop on your yearly visit to St. Louis and we hope to see you again next year, if not sooner. Thanks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 S 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1809
    (Walnut Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 314-241-1631

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?