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Sidney Street Cafe

2000 Sidney St, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2829 (Benton Park)
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Ranked #243 of 2,545 Restaurants in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Mon - Wed 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, International
Neighborhood: Benton Park
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I recently visited Sidney Street Cafe and had a great experience. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was extremely pleasant. My only concerns was that it was quite expensive and they provided extremely small portions....appetizer-sized. My sea scallops for dinner were somewhat small and I only had 3. With the price of my entree being nearly thirty dollars, it... More 

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Staunton, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a couple of "Foodies" who accompanied us on our first visit to the Sidney Street Café. They had raved about the place and we were not disappointed. To start, they had a nice wine list from quality vineyards. We did bring in one special bottle for a $20.00 cork fee, but also purchased off their... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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73 reviews 73 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Sidney Street has a great reputation and we were anxious to go there for a special dinner. I love the location in Benton Park. And the old building with exposed brick on the interior. The waiter was very well versed on the menu and guided us to some very good choices. My wife's starter Caesar salad had a very mild... More 

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ballwin mo
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85 reviews 85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had dinner here last month, and paying $ 60.00 to $75.00 each for small portions of only average flavored food is not my idea of a so called 5 Star restaurant. The waiters were not friendly and when I asked about a seafood special he had to go away to check. $ 50.00 for a 6 ounce portion of... More 

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Potsdam, New York
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235 reviews 235 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Part of a group of five, my wife and I dined at the Sidney Street Café in St. Louis, MO on a cool evening in mid-September 2014. Our waiter/server, a loquacious and friendly gentleman named Ben, was gregarious and very helpful from the beginning to the end of our fabulous meal. After an unhurried round of cocktails/wine, we ordered a... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The food was cold, congealed sauces, minuscule portions. The wine list had little selection, and we had to send one bottle back. The room was loud and we had to shout to make ourselves heard to those in our party. Service was ok, but the waiter seemed over it. The bill was extortionately expensive and there was absolutely zero value... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Could a place that has been around as long as this have an off-night? I don't think so. What a massive disappointment. TINY portions, especially the appetizers, and at New York prices. I had the Pork Special which one would think would be the Chef's specialty/mainstay but it was cold and completely bland. This place may have been considered as... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Tasting-type meal was just outstanding. Much better than expected, presentation of items was excellent, wine pairings/ suggestions spot on, dessert was awesome, service was stellar, only knock: seated in a basement like setting with many tables at the periphery, just felt a little odd, lighting was also a little too dim. Parking was expected to be tough but wasn't. Would... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The best meal yet while visiting St Louis. This restaurant is located in Soulard area of downtown which is the historic area of the city. Our waiter, Rich was attentive, informative and helpful. We ordered veal dumplings (so amazing) and pea pirogues (very good) for an appetizer that 4 people shared. I am still dreaming of the veal dumplings...one of... More 

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United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I found both the food and service to be quite good, but somewhat short of excellent. I started off my meal with a cold cantaloupe soup that was very tasty, while my main course was a lobster stuffed filet which, while very good was a bit disappointing. The beef was tender and the Bearnaise sauce was tasty without being overbearing.... 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 0 - 40
Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, International

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