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Sidney Street Cafe

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Benton Park
American, International, Contemporary
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2000 Sidney St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2829
314-771-5777
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10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very High Standards

I visited recently to celebrate a wedding anniversary-since I proposed at this very place. I waited too long and had the option of 5 or 9pm so I took the later. It was way too bright in the restaurant for my liking, especially given the time of day. The service was very good overall. There was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Bob K
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I visited recently to celebrate a wedding anniversary-since I proposed at this very place. I waited too long and had the option of 5 or 9pm so I took the later. It was way too bright in the restaurant for my liking, especially given the time of day. The service was very good overall. There was a discounted wine offering... More 

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Arnold, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Our first time at this restaurant with great reputation. We were not disappointed. Great customer service from host, waitress, and valet! Food was outstanding, but pricey, but worth it. We will be back.

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Marion, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

When in town on business, we paid a visit to the Sidney Street Cafe with about 10 couples. We had a reservation and it was a Thursday evening. The food and service were impeccable as always. We've been here about a dozen times and the experience is always wonderful. They have an eclectic menu with excellent service and they make... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have gone here when they have had live music. The music was excellent--a jazz quartet. The food and drinks and service were very good. It's a cute little bar/restaurant that feels cozy.

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Saint Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Sidney street is still very good but not great. I don't know the reason but the food suffers slightly. It's a good place to dine but there are now better places

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manchester, nh, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After a number of good visits to SSC over the years, we had on June 18 an absolutely horrible experience, having all to do with the "management" as opposed to the food. In the very small and intimate dining area, a table of three diners near us had long ago finished their meals, and were drinking and talking. Their conversation... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We hadn't visited Sidney Street for many years but ended up there last night for an early dinner. What an absolute delight. Every facet of the evening was terrific and it all started with our waiter, Ben, who was perfectly knowledgeable, professional, and welcoming. The lobster turnover appetizer was fun and delicious. The house salad was simple in the best... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is one of the top restaurants for service, food and and all around worthwhile experience in St Louis. It has been our top choice for 20 years.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I think I can say that this was the best food I have ever had. The scallops were too die for! We also really enjoyed the appetizer trio...Lobster Turnover, Crabcake, and Veal Dumpling. I never knew I liked Veal, until eating here. I hope to return soon!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

First off, let me say that Sidney Street is not cheap. That being said, I find that this is a great place to go and try something new that is prepared in a way that makes it very approachable for first-timers. Sure, you can have the smoked brisket, but live a little. The rabbit clemenceau was superb. I can't wait... More 

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Additional Information about Sidney Street Cafe

Address: 2000 Sidney St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2829
Phone Number: 314-771-5777
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Benton Park
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: American, International, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2000 Sidney St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2829
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Benton Park
  • Neighborhood: Benton Park
  • Phone Number: 314-771-5777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: American, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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